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Colorado Mountain Paradise-newly Constructed On 3 Sunny Acres

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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3 nights


Alma Cabin Rental Photos and Description

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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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Tamara Taggart
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2016
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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.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Colorado Mountain Paradise-newly Constructed On 3 Sunny Acres
average rating of 4.909091 based on 33 reviews

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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Stay here you won't be disappointed.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic value, superb management, great centralized location and everything you need or want close by. Outstanding for families, fully furnished and a wonderful experience. We spent 7 days here and did not want to leave. If you enjoy family and Colorado this is your place. Climbed a mountain, saw a concert, toured Denver and went to RMNP-amazing.

Recommended with extreme enthusiasm.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Sounds like a wonderful time by all and that you definitely got to see a lot of Colorado!! We look forward to having you back in the future. Best, Marc & Tami
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Just what we were looking for, A Relaxing Mountain Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation in this lovely mountain cabin. The location was quiet, the views beautiful and it felt private, yet not far off the highway. Our children and grand children enjoyed being on 3 acres. This was a wonderful place to stay. I highly recommend this cabin and would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Far Exceeded Expectations!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Tami for sharing your wonderful cabin with us. It was perfect in every way. You thought of everything we needed to make out stay so comfortable. 3 beds/baths was so nice. The house and grounds were immaculate. We are so appreciative for the last minute booking and allowing us all to bring our pets. No one wanted to leave!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy we were able to accommodate you, family and all the pups!! Please keep us in mind for in the future and have a wonderful summer!! Marc & Tami
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Windsor, CO

Unbelievable Views

  • 5 of 5

This is a new, clean and well appointed home situated among Colorado 14ers, and within a 20 minute easy drive to Breckenridge. Although our trip centered around skiing and snowshoeing, this home is the ideal base for climbing, hiking, fishing, or cycling. The deck is perfect for cocktail hour and morning coffee. The game room was a hit with our adult kids, and with us. Pool tournament was a blast. We had 2 professional chefs with us, and we all found the kitchen well appointed and spacious. Beds were comfortable and rooms ideally furnished. Garage was great in that it accommodated a large truck with ski racks, and made unloading gear easy, with direct access into the house. We brought portable humidifiers for each room, which helped us all sleep comfortably at this altitude. Owners were responsive, friendly, and dependable. We will be back this summer to hike, climb, and paddle board. BTW- we have stayed at over 30 vacation rentals all over the country, and this home ranks in the top 5 for overall comfort, views, and amenities. A great time was had by all.....

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review!! We are extremely happy to hear that the cabin met all of your needs and more. Marc and I look forward to having you back in the near future. Happy travels to all of you!!
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

All thumbs up. The house was in great shape and had everything we needed for a weekend away. Great location just off the main roads, but still felt secluded. Thanks so much for letting us use your home.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We're happy that you enjoyed our cabin and that it was easy to get to. Hope to have you stay again. Happy New Year!
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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

Rates & Availability

Alma Cabin Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

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

RATES DISCOUNT ON 3RD NIGHT TO $250/NIGHT; 4th-6th Night $240; 7 Nights or Longer $225/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.


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Alma Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
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

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