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The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-10)

'The Irish Rose' - Your Colorado dream vacation get-away!

***Hot Tub installed June 2013!!**

***Compare Properties By Checking the Guestbook! This is the best way to truly determine the quality of what you rent!***

**See our IrishRoseColorado website link below***

Please see the same 'Irish Rose' listing under Breckeridge--it has additional photos! Listing number is 13578.

Completed in May 2002, this mountain cabin is located on the historic Mosquito Gulch Trail. Just 15 miles south of Breckenridge, it is the perfect spot for either a secluded get-away or a ski vacation at a fraction of the cost.

Centered on ten acres of pine and aspen, the Irish Rose was designed to accommodate those who want a true Colorado experience. With Mosquito Creek flowing nearby, you will enjoy spectacular views of Pennsylvania and London Mountains as you relax with family and friends. A seven person hot tub sits out front in the location of an old historic mine if you want to relax and enjoy the view from there!

If summer hiking, biking or four-wheeling is your desire, four of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks are at your doorstep, providing some of the best hiking and driving trails in the world. Tackle the summits of Mount Bross, Mount Democrat, Mount Cameron, and Mount Lincoln... all in a single day!

Gold pan on the local creeks, explore 'Buckskin Joe' trail, and visit the ghost town of Park City. The historic mining towns of Alma and Fairplay are also nearby. Mountain bike to your heart's content or drive the legendary 4x4 'Mosquito Pass' into Leadville. Pick wildflowers and view wildlife--there's something for everyone!

If winter activities are your goal, the beautiful village of Breckenridge is just a short drive north where you can enjoy premier Colorado skiing, dining, and shopping. Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, and Copper Mountain are also close. Or, stay near home and cross-country ski to your heart's content. We have it all!

The Irish Rose was built with families in mind. The main level has a great room with a gas fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing the beautiful mountains and trees. It is surrounded by a huge 32 by eight foot wrap-around deck. A full kitchen and dining area are also on this level to create an open, spacious environment. Pets are NOT allowed, No Smoking.

There are two main level bedrooms, one with a queen bed, and one with double bed and trundle geared for up to three kids. The great room sofa also pulls out to a queen-size bed. The master bedroom loft has a queen bed, washer and dryer, along with a small private balcony. There are full baths on both the main level and the loft. The cabin also has a lower level with a private entrance in the back which is occupied by 'Mountain Kay', the landlord. Kay has 30+ years of experience in Park and Summit Counties. She is quiet, very knowledgeable on the local area, and can assist with anything you need. She has two old dogs who will go hiking with you if you like!

Experience the Rocky Mountains in the comfort of the 'Irish Rose.' At over 10,000 foot elevation, it's as close to heaven as you can get!

(Make sure you check out our electronic guestbook link and see what others have said!)

Keywords: Cabin/House

More Details

Owner
Rich
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Rich

We are a military family who built this home in 2002 and are blessed that we can share it with others!

Rich purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Rich chose South Central Colorado

We have long ties to this part of Colorado. The Irish Rose feels wild and secluded but is close to Alma and Faiplay, and a short drive to the mountain ski town of Breckenridge.

What makes this cabin unique

The Irish Rose has 10 acres of total seclusion with pine, aspen, a river, and amazing views. Many houses on the internet may look similar, but very few properties give you the total Colorado experience. Look at our guestbook and see that it will be a unique and memorable experience!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(94 traveler reviews)

The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!
average rating of 4.925532 based on 94 reviews
Santa Fe, Texas
5

The Irish Rose Vacation 2013

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the "Irish Rose" was nothing less than spectacular. The Cabin was well maintained and beautiful, and well equiped with anything you needed. The land that it is on was fun for exploring and hiking or just relaxing by the creek.

The area is centrally located for touring the Royal Gorge, Pikes Peak and Brekenridge, along with other scenic sites.

The people of Alma and Fairplay were friendly and respectful and helpful when looking for directions or information. Our Family would gladly stay at the "Irish Rose" again and again whenever possible.

Thank You for a wonderful place for a wonderful and relaxing vacation.

Buddy and Sharmon and family

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BROKEN ARROW
5

Amazing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon, it was more than we ever could have imagined! The view is amazing, the accommodations were fabulous, and the hot tub was perfect after a day of skiing. The drive to Breckenridge was short and easy. When we come back to Colorado, we will be staying here again. It is definitely a place that everyone should visit once in their lives!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5

We want to extend our gratitude for letting us stay in your amazing home. The view is breathtaking! Kay had every detail thought of and the house was decorated so wonderfully for the Christmas season. We absolutely loved every minute of our stay. Everyone felt right at home! We can't wait to stay in it during the Spring/Summer months to experience that time of the year. Winter was beautiful!! Thanks Again!! :-) God Bless - Michael, Beth, Riley & Lilli Schupp (Illinois)

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a good time here, though we were gone most of the time skiing. The mornings reading my Bible on the couch and overlooking the mountains...watching the sun start to shine on the tip of one of them....it was just wonderful! The evenings were very cozy with the gas fireplace, and they have a huge selection of dvds to choose from.The hostess had special touches that made us feel welcome and was ready with any questions we had. Thank-you!!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Beautiful, quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was absolutely beautiful and was the most perfect vacation we could have asked for! From waking up the first morning to a gorgeous sunset, a quiet hike around the property with amazing views, lying in the hot tub watching the stars, dinner by the fire with everything we needed in the well stocked kitchen - it just couldn't have been more relaxing and enjoyable! There was a sweet welcome gift when we arrived and the place was very clean and organized. We just can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Great mountain getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights at the Irish Rose and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The place was remote and beautiful. We were close to historical sites, a couple of towns, and lots of hiking! The place was comfortable and was more than we needed for the two of us. We plan on coming back with our kids!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Colorado Springs Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Alma's Only Bar
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
HWY 9
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Fairplay
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Alma Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Prime Ski Season
Feb 9 2017 - Apr 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Spring/Summer/Fall17
Apr 21 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Value Ski Season 17
Nov 23 2017 - Dec 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Holiday Season 17
Dec 14 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.9%

Cleaning fee $120 for group of seven or more. Additional charge of $25 per adult per night for every adult over six in the group (children not included). 10% discount for military active/reserve or retired.

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Amenities

Alma Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Loft Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , View of River
    Main Level Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Private balcony with view. Full bathroom. Walk in closet.
    Main Level Bedroom - 1 queen , Has private sink and medicine cabinet.
    Kid's Bunk Room - 1 child bed , 1 bunk bed , Kids room with toys, DVD. Has pull out trundle.
    Great room pull out sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Leather sofa converts to queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling

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