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Colorado Mountain Paradise-newly Constructed On 3 Sunny Acres

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10-12)

This gorgeous custom log home just completed construction as of January 1, 2013. The beautiful slate floors, high vaulted ceilings, large windows, and state-of-the-art kitchen are just some of the high quality features. The great room has two-story windows to gaze at the white-capped mountains, stars, and beautiful views. The open concept of the great room, kitchen, dining area, and breakfast counter with a big screen LCD TV/DVD player makes this an ideal area for entertaining. Keep your car inside the attached 2-car garage for easy access in and out of the cabin. The home is tastefully decorated with Southwest décor, log accents and a pellet stove for warmth after that long day of skiing. The cabin is situated on the sunny side of Glacier Ridge so that you have views from every window in the home. The large wrap-around deck affords views of Colorado’s well known Fourteeners Lincoln, Bross and Democrat amongst the beautiful aspen, pine and massive blue sky of San Isabel National Forest. The Master Bedroom has a private balcony, queen bed and dressers, luxurious bath with rain shower head and big screen TV. Attached is the master loft with full length windows, couch with queen bed, sitting chairs, tables, desk, and telescope to view the crystal clear starry nights and mountain range. The main floor bedroom has a queen bed, dresser, and windows admiring the views both west and east. The third bedroom located on the lower level has a bunk bed with a Full Size top & bottom mattress and is a great set-up for kids! All of the rooms are tastefully decorated with plenty of room and comfort for the entire family including the dog. The game room features a foos-ball table, bumper pool table and comfortable black leather sectional couch for an evening of fun. The roads are county maintained but 4-wheel drive is highly recommended due to the weather conditions in this area. If you enjoy ATVing or snowmobiling, rentals and information are available from Fairplay to Breckenridge. Interested in snow skiing or snowshoeing? You can be on the slopes of Breckenridge Resort within 20 minutes or for a full day of skiing into the night, head on over to Keystone Resort. Copper Mountain and Vail Resorts are also another option that is easily accessible. There are several world-class fishing areas including Antero Reservoir, Spinney Reservoir, Eleven Mile Reservoir, and the Platte River. Thanks to our central location, you can take advantage of Colorado’s great outdoor activities, year round.

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Tamara Taggart
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 8, 2017

About Tamara Taggart

Meet our family; 4 generations of outdoor enthusiasts that snow ski, snowboard, water ski, mountain climb (accomplishing all 54 Fourteeners), white water rafting, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, ATVing, 4-Wheeling, fishing, skating, biking, and the list goes on and on. As a family growing up in Colorado, the activities are as endless as the terrain and beauty. 365 days of family fun!

Tamara Taggart purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Tamara Taggart chose South Central Colorado

As a vacation property, there is no comparison. Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall there is always something for everyone or just sit back and enjoy the tranquility of your beautiful surroundings.


Alma Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Rainhead shower, double sinks, roomy
    Main Floor Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Lower Level Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , Spacious with private balcony, master bath, walk-in closet
    Main Floor Bedroom - 1 queen
    Lower Level Bedroom - 1 bunk bed , Full Size Mattress Top & Bottom, Sleeps 4
    Upstairs Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofa sleeper.
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Colorado Mountain Paradise-newly Constructed On 3 Sunny Acres
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Super clean and cozy and close to all the activities! Will return! Thx again!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We look forward to having you again in the near future! Safe travels. Marc & Tami
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Glen Ridge, NJ

Family Ski Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time staying at this beautifully decorated and well equipped log cabin. It exceeded our expectations. Skiing at Breckinridge was only a 25 minute drive. We will certainly be back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house, great location!!

  • 4 of 5

Tami was great to deal with, really enjoyed our stay, we had 5 adults and 2 kids plenty of room for everyone. House is very clean, beds comfortable & the kitchen has everything you need,25 minute drive to Breckenridge. The few things we had a problem with is the house has no Wifi and we all have sprint cel and had no service & only having 1 TV in the main sitting area was a problem having a 5 & 8 year old wanting to watch their shows (they are use to watching things on their IPADS with no internet that wasn't possible). But overall we had a great time!!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the WiFi, most guests are able to use their cell phones for connection or they do without while on vacation. Our VRBO states that we DO NOT provide WiFi at our cabin in the Listing and Contract. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to having you in the future.
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Nice a cozy.

  • 5 of 5

Loved it

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

By far the best experience I've had staying in small Colorado mountain towns! Very close to Mt Princeton and Breckenridge. The home is jaw dropping beautiful, as well as the scenery. Thank you so much for allowing us to have a dream birthday getaway!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Mountain Home. We look forward to having you again. Marc and Tamara
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The get-away of all get-always!!

  • 5 of 5

This rental was absolutely awesome. My kids and their friends were in awe of the place. The place was immaculate. We loved the quaint little town of Alma. It is 23 miles from Breckenride which was perfect. I would definitely come back here and would recommend it to anyone who decided to go to Colorado. Thanks again Tamara for everything.

Shelly from Olathe, Kansas

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy Shelly to hear that your time in the cabin was great. We love Alma too, such a wonderful little town. It was nice chatting with you and we look forward to having you back. Thank you for the nice review!! Tami & Marc
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Rates & Availability

Alma Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 6.9%

RATES DISCOUNT ON 3RD NIGHT TO $250/NIGHT (3rd-6th); 7 Nights or Longer $230/DAY!!
Renter must be 25 years or older and email a copy of photo I.D prior to reserving the property
Cleaning Fee based on 4 hours cleaning (including laundry); anything over 4 hours will be deducted from Security Deposit.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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Nearest Airport
113 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.7 Miles
South Park Saloon
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Breckenridge Gold Club
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 9
Nearest Restaurant
1.7 Miles
South Park Saloon
Nearest Ski
19 Miles
Car: recommended

Fairplay and Alma are the activity center of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and is often referred to as the Base Camp for all activities some of which include skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain climbing, snow-shoeing, horseback riding, ice climbing, fishing, hunting, rafting, snow-mobiling, 4-wheeling, ATVing, mine exploring, canoeing, kayaking, and much, much more. If you can think of an outdoor activity, you're staying in the right place. Enjoy this newly constructed cabin during any season of the year. The access is easy and directly off of Hwy. 9 and 4-wheel drive is not a necessity but is recommended in the winter months. You can find all of these activities within minutes of our home:

* San Isabel & Pike National Forest...Montgomery Reservoir, Lincoln Falls, climb/hike 14ers (Lincoln, Bross, Democrat, Quandry are within 10 miles) ice climb, ski, snowboard, and some of the best snow-shoeing and 4-wheeling in Colorado

* Breckenridge ... ski, snowboard, snowmobile, fish, boat, golf, snow tube park, cross country ski - 19 miles N (Keystone, Copper Mountain, and Vail resorts just a little further - you pick and choose)

* Fishing/Hunting...Gold Medal/Blue Ribbon Fishing, 5 area lakes, South Platte River walking distance from our cabin, Colorado's Top Quality Hunting area for Elk, Deer, Bighorn Sheep, Water Fowl, and more

* Alma...The Highest Incorporated City in the USA - 2 miles N

* Fairplay...Fairplay Historic Mining Town, South Park Recreation Center - 4 miles SE

* Como Historic Railroad District - Built in 1879 - 10 miles NE

* Silverthorne...Factory Outlet Shops, sail, fish, ice fish, Lake Dillon - 32 miles N

* Buena Vista...Hot Springs, fish, raft the Arkansas River - 37.8 Miles SW

* Colorado Springs…Air Force Academy, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, World Arena Event Center - 87 miles SE

* Cripple Creek...Casinos, gambling, gold mining - 71 miles SE

* Salida ... fish, hike, jeep trails, raft – 57 Miles SW

* Denver ... shopping, theaters, sports, amusement parks - 90 miles NE

* Canon City...home of the Royal Gorge – 80 miles SE

* Manitou Springs...Cave of the Winds, Cliff Dwellings, Museum, Pikes Peak – 82 miles SE

* Woodland Park...The North Pole (home of Santa's Workshop & amusement rides), shops, Dinosaur Museum - 68 Miles SE


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