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Family Mountain Retreat--Secluded Feel, Yet Close to Town

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

We want to introduce you to our magnificent family home nestled in the forest of Breckenridge! If a great price, a fantastic location, and a host of amenities interest you, this is the place you want! IMAGINE 2 acres of incredible views from all sides of the property, three decks, a jacuzzi under the stars, and 3,000 sq. feet of space in the house - THAT'S LAURAWAY! Located on two wooded acres, which border the famous Blue River … all of this remoteness is less than 5 minutes from the center of historic Breckenridge.

Lauraway is a family home, we all work on the house so it is much more than just a rental - you'll find warmth and friendly additions at Lauraway. We take pride in owning and caring for our home.

Lauraway is ideal for family reunions and groups of friends who want special times together. The dining room table which can seat 12 makes meals an opportune time to share, the picnic area by the Blue River provides outdoor eating, and the multi-levels give some 'space' when space is needed! The house will comfortably sleep 12 and there are also convertible beds (hide-a-beds).

And for those people who find they must do just a little work while vacationing, we do have WIFI service.

WE WANT YOU TO EXPERIENCE LAURAWAY, TOO!

HOUSE DESIGN:

LOWER LEVEL - As you enter the house, there is the game room with TV/DVD, pool table, and barstools and counter. A deck with table, chairs, and large Jacuzzi 'under the stars' sits next to the game room. Also on this floor is a Sauna. One bedroom, Lodgepole, has a queen bed while the second bedroom, Aspen, has two sets of bunk beds. And finally, the bath on this lower level has a shower.

MIDDLE FLOOR - This is all entertainment. Our renters comment that they love a level with no bedrooms so 'entertainment' can occur at all hours of the day or night! The great room hosts a TV/CD/DVD unit, a wood-burning fireplace, a game table, and lots of seating - two couches, a recliner chair, and two window seats. The kitchen hosts modern conveniences and there is a long kitchen counter with 5 barstools. In addition, the dining room table can seat 12, so all can enjoy each other's laughter and tales of the day! We have even added a second refrigerator for large groups. The washer and dryers on this floor may be used by guests. There is also a half-bath. Outside on this level is a deck with patio furniture and a propane grill.

TOP LEVEL - You may find yourself fighting for the master bedroom suite - the Wildflower room has a king bed, walk-in closet, two window seats, two couches, private deck with exquisite views, TV, and bathroom with a shower. The second bedroom on this floor, Pinecone, has a queen bed; and the other bedroom, Spruce, has two twin beds. These two bedrooms share a full bath with double sinks.

GUEST COMMENTS:

- “We had a FABULOUS time at Lauraway. We have stayed in the Summit County area on several occasions and everyone believed that Lauraway was the best place we ever stayed.”

- “My husband and I really believe that staying at the right house makes or break a vacation. The huge living room was a great gathering place for everyone so that we could catch up on everyone’s activities for the day. And it was really great to have a dining room table big enough for everyone to eat together. The hot tub and pool table got a lot of use as well.”

GPS coordinates: N 39 27.784 W 106 02.138

Keywords: Single Family, House

More Details

Owner
Elizabeth and Tony
Member since: 1998
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2017

Why Elizabeth and Tony chose Breckenridge Area

We fell in love with Breckenridge while skiing there years ago and decided it would be a perfect place to own a vacation home. Our home is nestled on 2 wooded acres so it feels like you're away from it all, yet it's less than 2 miles to the gondola. And the best part - summers are just as great as winters in Breckenridge with endless outdoor adventures.

Amenities

Breckenridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size Beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Twin size Bunk Beds (2 sets), Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
Three Decks, Incredible Views, Solitude, extra refrigerator, high chair, stair gate

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Family Mountain Retreat--Secluded Feel, Yet Close to Town
average rating of 4.5 based on 28 reviews
4

We liked it so much this was our second time staying!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great experience again with Laraway! We stayed last year and liked it so much we came back! The only reason I did not give it full 5 stars is because the hot tub was not working. We called to have it fixed, but the guy never came.

Would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for big groups!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our group of 10 adults. There is plenty of room for everyone. The kitchen is big enough for everyone to gather and cook. We will definitely stay there again if in Breckenridge!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very pretty scenery

  • 4 of 5

It was definitely big enough for our group that stayed here. The furniture needs some updating. It was in a perfect location and we have a very good stay at the house. We only had 4 channels on the TV which kind of stunk.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, fun and practical

  • 5 of 5

We were a diverse group of ski patrollers from all over the US. This was a great place that suited us well. It has lots of beds for everyone, a great living room and kitchen where everyone could gather and relax together. The sauna, hot tub and pool table were available for fun although our group was so busy that we were only able to take advantage of the hot tub. We would definitely come back to stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Scenic Mountain Hide-Away

  • 2 of 5

We selected Lauraway for its secluded location, stunning views, and picnic area beside the river. We appreciated owners' prompt response to questions prior to rental. Hearing about the tree house for our grandchildren to enjoy sealed the deal.

PROS:

*Floor plan with 2 ground floor bedrooms and 3 top floor bedrooms comfortably accommodated our family of 8

*Clean upon arrival

CONS:

*Towels plentiful but stiff and tattered from overuse

*Back of a dining chair was broken, leaving a 3" screw dangerously exposed

*No hairdryer available as advertised

*Dense undergrowth prevented access to river-side picnic table; tree house disappointingly inaccessible

*Vintage fridge not fully functional. Items stored in door fall on floor upon opening; 2nd fridge provided in another room

*Owners request no outside shoes indoors; Beware sock-covered feet on steep spiral stairs. Despite caution, we had 3 falls!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great Location

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at Lauraway the nights of 2/7/16 thru 2/12/16. The place was clean and acceptable. Understand the week before Breckenridge did receive quite a lot of snow the did hamper the use of the house some. We had to enter on the bottom floor, since the second floor was pretty much snowed in. What we did not know is that there were two sets of spiral staircases between floor that we had to use. Since my wife had just knee surgery 1 month before this was somewhat difficult but not overcome.

They do have a wood burning fireplace, and we were told that firewood was placed on the deck each weekend, however the amount of wood provided a fire for the first half of the superbowl. We had to purchase our own firewood. Also we never did find the recliner that was suppose to be on the second level.

When we first got there we read the rules and regulations that were normal and expected, however we did not think we should have to be carrying out the trash of the people that were there the few days before. Two full garbage cans plus many sacks of trash.

Our group consisted of 6 people ages from 6 to 65 so the space a was very adequate. Lauraway was just a short trip to the gondola, perhaps 10 minutes, so the location was nice and also secluded.

I give it 3 stars, perhaps another half do to the lack of firewood and spiral staircases and trash removal. Possibly could return but doubtful.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Lauraway--it was quite the perfect snow weekend! I understand your concerns about the spiral staircase which is why we clearly described the stairs in our vrbo ad. Also we do have two pull out beds in our home--one in the master and one on the main level. I apologize if you were unable to find them. We thank you for taking out the trash, but you were not required to take out trash from previous guests. When you asked, I said it would be good if you were able to take out your own on trash day so it wouldn't pile up for you. I'm sorry if that wasn't clear in our emails back and forth on the matter. Again, we're glad you enjoyed your trip and hope you'll consider staying again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Denver
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Breckenridge Brewery and Pub
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Breckenridge Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Hwy 9
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Breckenridge Brewery and Pub
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Breckenridge
Nearest Point of Interest
Restaurants and Shops
Nearest Point of Interest
Ski Gondola
Nearest Point of Interest
Ice Rink
Car: necessary

In addition to your mountain adventures, Lauraway is located 20 minutes from Lake Dillon, 5 min from Breckenridge Rec Center with swimming, exercise, indoor tennis, rock climbing wall & more

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Rates & Availability

Breckenridge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Feb
Feb 21 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Early March
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 7 2017 - Mar 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring Ski
Mar 27 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
 
Value
Apr 17 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Early Summer
May 30 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer
Jun 12 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$325
Fri,Sat
 
 
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$385
 
 
Peak Summer
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
From
$350
Fri,Sat
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
September
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
From
$200
Fri,Sat
 
 
Early October
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Columbus Day
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Fall
Oct 10 2017 - Nov 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
Early ski
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 
 
Pre Holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$220
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $200
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

Long-term rentals welcome. 5 nt min. holiday season, 3 nt min. all others.
Rate range $195-$750/nt

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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