Rapids Retreat Home Hot Tub Breckenridge Colorado House Rental
Description from the manager
Located just half mile to downtown with a shuttle stop only 2 blocks away, you’ll enjoy the soothing sounds of the Blue River and watching the rapids from almost any room in Rapids Retreat.
The living room is on the main level with TV/DVD player and is surrounded by windows with the view of Baldy Mountain and the Blue River. The kitchen has all new appliances and offers all the cooking utensils you'll need for your stay. Just around the corner is the dining room and can seat up to 12 people. Located on the lowest level you will find TV/DVD and pool table in the family room as well as a kitchenette/mini bar.
The master bedroom is on the upper level (loft) with a king bed and a trundle bed tucked around the corner with a private full bath. Main level has bunkroom with full bath, perfect for the kids. On the lower level bedroom 3 has a queen bed that shares a full bath with bedroom 4 with a queen bed that has it's own private sink and patio doors to the lower deck. A new leather sofa sleeper is in the family room.
Enjoy hearing the soothing sounds of the river and watching the rapids from this house while still having the comfort of your own private home with a pool table in family room, washer/dryer, 6-8 person brand new outdoor hot tub, gas BBQ grill and access to the Blue River in summer.
Parking for 2 cars in driveway (need 4-wheel vehicle in winter to access) plus a parking pad (able to park 2 additional cars).
Complimentary Internet access available.
Shuttle or walk to ski slopes. There is also a complimentary Free Ride shuttle long 2 blocks from the house to slopes - see schedule posted at shuttle stops. The walk downhill from Rapids Retreats to the Trappers Villa shuttle stop is 0.1 mile. The walk uphill to the corner of Red Feather and Broken Lance is 0.2 miles.
4-Wheel Drive Vehicle Required During Winter to Access Driveway. No garage parking.
Additional amenities include: pool table, sofabed, coffee maker, nearby bank, close to town, nearby medical services, drive to town, vacuum cleaner, movie theatres, bus to ski resorts, drive to slopes, max. parking spots: 4, cookware, nearby post office, symphony orchestra, nearby atm, nearby grocery, washer & dryer, nearby fedex....Read more
Left on 03/24/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | trina k.Reviewed Mar 24, 2013Stayed Mar 2013
the house itself worked fine for our needs, but the driveway into the house was very dangerous.there was no maintenance on the drive at all.should have had someone clear the ice. had to call aaa to get pulled out first day. even though there is parking on the street for cars you still have to walk down the driveway to get to door. we had several people fall just getting to the house. Read more
Thank you for taking the time to give feedback on the Rapids Retreat home. This is a beatiful home situated on the banks of the Blue River and I am sorry that you felt the driveway was not properly cared for. We were fortunate to have received a great deal of snow during your stay which certainly could have contributed to icy conditions. Had we known of your issues we would have been happy to dispatch someone to rectify the situation
A FlipKey verified reviewer
Miami, FL, United States
Left on 01/05/2012 for a stay in January 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 5, 2012Stayed Jan 2012
"Duane D.'s review of Rapids Retreat Four Bedroom Hot Tub On Rive"
Left on 08/02/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | Duane D.Reviewed Aug 2, 2011Stayed Jul 2011
The house gets high marks for location and design. It worked well for our extended family and the path to town through the woods was a great plus.
There was one unresolved issue. The connection to the BBQ on the deck leaks gas, which creates an unpleasant gassy smell in the living room when the deck door is open. This might even be a safety issue. The agency sent someone to check it out but he apparently didn't smell anything. Everyone in our group did.
The tile at the back of the tub in the upstairs bathroom needs repair.
On the whole the house was great and we enjoyed our stay there. Read more
Thank you for your feedback. We have replaced the valve for the BBQ. All the bathrooms will be remodelled by November 1st. I hope this solves any tile issues you saw.
Balderton, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Left on 01/12/2009 for a stay in January 2009 | Ann W.Reviewed Jan 12, 2009Stayed Jan 2009
some of the furnishings and bedding need replacing
table linen was passed its best and items such as table maps need replacing. However we came to ski and the accommodation provided the perfect setting for a memorable xmas
Left on 01/11/2009 for a stay in January 2009 | Alyssa P.Reviewed Jan 11, 2009Stayed Jan 2009
The property we stayed in was wonderful, cozy and close to town and the resort. The only problem we encountered was parking, but the office worked with us to find something and let us know of other options! Summit Rentals was awesome. I highly recommend them for any group.
"Celebrating my 60th birthday with my children and their spouses "
Left on 07/03/2008 for a stay in June 2008 | Reviewed Jul 3, 2008Stayed Jun 2008
The sound of the rapids, the walk through the woods to town, the snow on the peaks, the stars at night, the peace and quiet. A Picnic at Boreas Pass, hiking on the Colorado Trail,
cooking paella in the park by the softball fields, browsing the shops, a memorable week in Breckenridge.
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