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Mountain House/Vacation Cabin (Breck/Blue River)

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Sleeping Areas, 1.5 Bath, Sleeps 6 (2 queens, 2 twins, 1 full futon

Prefer weekly guests or 1-6 month seasonal rentals / Suitable for vacation stays / fully stocked / Dog(s) allowed with pre-approval, 30$ added cleaning fee.

Only 2.5 miles (8 minutes) south of Breckenridge (Crown Subdivision). Great views to the east of Baldy Mountain. Super cozy with bay windows, open floor plan (sleeping areas are separate but bedroom areas do not have doors, see photos), 3/4 and 1/2 bath, in floor radiant heat , sky lights, great views, sunny, a perfect getaway for couples and families. 1,000 sq. ft. furnished/linens/down duvets, porch with views off of kitchen, 1 car garage. 1 acre property. Dog with approval/deposit. No cats.

Sleeps 4-6 adult persons (Downstairs: 1 queen, 2 twins, 1/2 bath, Upstairs: 1 queen, 3/4 bath and one comfortable full futon mattress that can be placed on the floor of the great room). TV and HiSpeed Internet WiFi.

This house has been rented out for 10 years and most every guest loves the setting and the home. Great custom workweek, in floor heating. Feels like you are up in the trees. Sunny and super cozy. The house quickly rents every winter for 4 to 5 months with a single party.

Our guests are very grateful that they can have their dog and not pay the high prices of typical Breckenridge and Summit County. We value charging less for a good rental.

Important to note: house is located on a locally maintained dirt road. Occasional potholes and must have four-wheel/ all wheel-drive during snowy months. Driveway is flat and also plowed. No dishwasher. House layout is very open with visual privacy between each sleeping area. But no doors on the bedrooms.

More Details

Owner
Holly Holmes
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2017

About Holly Holmes

Steve and I bought this property in 1993 when we first met while living in Summit County. It was a vacant lot and we thought about building a large home and garage. Well, we never built the huge house, and we turned the 3 car garage space into a cabin with one garage space. The layout is unique for this reason. The property grew with us and became our mountain retreat that brought us together with our growing family. Steve built the cabin with his brother and brother in law and added many unique touches. Everyone in the family contributed and has enjoyed this space.

Holly Holmes purchased this house in 1993

Why Holly Holmes chose Breckenridge

This property allows amazing access to a beautiful, lesser known area of Summit County with wonderful access to the Ten Mile Range and the Mosquito Range for hiking, backcountry skiing, ice climbing, Tenth Mt. Huts, and killer mountain biking. It's close enough to ski to Peak 9 chair lifts on a crispy powdery morning and sneak into town to enjoy the pleasures of Breck without the stress of too much traffic and people.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Exceptional value for the rental of a house. House was modern with beautiful woodwork and a pleasure to look out big windows at beautiful mountains and pine trees. Beds were very comfortable and house was very clean. We liked how easy it was to get into town, about 7 minutes. Moose in the yard one day. The house was stocked with lots of extras that saved trips into town. House apparently just got WiFi which was nice for working on our computers. The owners were very friendly and prompt in answering all of our questions. We really want to come again when there is snow! Thanks for the great mountain experience.
Oct 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
DIA
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Breckenridge Brewery
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Breckenridge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I-70
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Breckenridge Brewery
Nearest Ski
2.5 Miles
Breckenridge
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* ski,snowboard, great mt. biking.

* shop in cute town.

* ice skate.

* restaurants.

* hike, mountain bike.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* ski bum or date one.

* hike, bike, ski, rock climb.

* have a dog, a bike, and boards.

* go to a bar.

* star gaze.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* feed them.

* play with them.

* love on them...

Awesome all season location. Located on the road to Mohawk Lakes trailhead, Francie's Cabin, Wheeler Trail, and Burro Trail takes you to Base of Peak 9. 2.5 miles to downtown Breckenridge.

Amenities

Breckenridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Small stacker washer/dryer, radiant infloor heating, basic driveway snowplowing. Typical kitchen appliances, (no dishwasher), TV/DVD and VHS player, 2 CD players. Hi speed Internet, WiFi. Good cell phone coverage at house. Telephone hookup available for longer term rentals, extra charge. Baby child gear available: sleds, portacrib/sheet, booster seat, child toys and books. Property is well stocked with basic supplies, for cooking, cleaning, showering. 1 acre lot in quiet neighborhood. All wheel drive recommended for winter driving. 8 minute drive into town from the south. Nice to avoid all the traffic downtown. Not on a bus route to Breckenridge. Being on the south end of Breckenridge, it is easy to get back to Denver on Hwy 285 North (via CO 9) should I-70 be backed up with traffic. Beautiful drive, maybe 15 minutes longer.

Reviews

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Mountain House/Vacation Cabin (Breck/Blue River)
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 21 reviews
5

Our house up in the trees for a month!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful smaller house in a very quiet woodsy part of breckenridge. Holly and Steve for very responsive to all our needs. We loved this experience so much that we bought our own house just around the corner. We aware that the drive up gets steep just before the house--probably requires four wheel drive during winter season. Highly recommend this vacation rental!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Time in the Rockies!

  • 5 of 5

Holly's House is in the perfect location with incredible views! We thoroughly enjoyed our week there. I would highly recommend Holly's Breck House to anyone who wants to have a great, relaxing time amongst the purple mountains! Thanks Holly!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Driveway is a little scary

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Wonderful views

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Austin, TX
5

Exactly as described, my entire family thoroughly enjoyed our 7 night stay!

  • 5 of 5

We would definitely book this amazing house on our future visits to Breckenridge!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO
5

A Great Breck Escape

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Holly's place in Breckenridge! It has a great location, close to town for easy access to shopping, groceries, and restaurants, but removed enough to enjoy nature: terrific access to trails, clear star-filled skies, beautiful mountain views, and visits from foxes.

The non-traditional layout worked well for us as a couple with an infant, but as mentioned in the description, might not be a fit for multi-couple or multi-family rental groups that demand a lot of privacy.

Overall, we'd definitely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanksgiving getaway 2016

  • 4 of 5

This house stands out in a few ways. We've stayed at quite a few vacation rentals and I would say this house had the best views of any place we've stayed at. Out of every window there was a beautiful view of either mountains, the woods or the stars. Also, this was the first time we brought our dog with us. He's 14 years old and it takes a lot for him to get excited, so we were thrilled to see him so playful upon our arrival. It was like he was 10 years younger the way he pranced around the sofa and through the kitchen which is one large room. The only thing missing in the living room was an area rug by the sofa. Our dog doesn't like laying on hardwood floors, plus it would have warmed things up a bit. Otherwise, we were pretty comfortable. The kitchen was stocked with most things we needed. The house was clean and Holly checked in with us upon our arrival and answered any questions we had. This rental was a good value and I would stay there again. Oh, make sure you have a four wheel drive car in the winter and beware of folks from Texas who don't know how to drive in the snow.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $30

Includes snowplowing, internet, WiFi, basic cable, electric and gas, trash
See Rates listed in the property description. Monthly rates and fees for reservation deposit may very based upon length of stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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