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Bob Collins

Member since: 2011
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Speaks English

8 Bdrm(6 King)/8Ba Ski Area Views on secluded sunny 10 Acres 1 mile from town

39 Reviews
People20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms7
Separate WC's1
Property type estate

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 8 bedroom holiday estate in Forest Hills - Big Sky Ranch Family Retreat

8 Bedrooms + Loft + Media Room , 7.5 Baths, Sleeps 20 Family Reunion Perfect!

6800 square feet of luxurious custom home 1 mile from town on 10 secluded, sunny acres. 8 bedrooms, 7 1/2 baths, sleeps 20 in beds.

Huge mountain/west facing/ski area/ sunset and city lights views from 25 foot vaulted ceilings in great room. Over 2000 sq ft of exterior private decks and patios.

Five master suites, each with full private baths. 2 more king-bed master suites that share a bath; Bunk room for the kids plus the loft bedroom. Playpen, high-chair, sit swing, baby bed and stroller for the youngest.

Pet friendly with 2 acre fenced dog yard, dog door and three dog crates.

Plenty of off street parking for cars, RV's and toys.

Home borders of 2 million acres of National Forest with over 10 thousand miles of jeep, atv, mountain-biking, dirt-biking and snowmobile trails and roads from your door.

1 mile from town and the ski area gondola.

Granite slab, tumbled marble and natural stone finishes throughout.

Huge windows and views.

2 of the master suites have private decks, fireplaces, jet-tubs and 2 person walk-in showers.

Hi-Def Directtv with DVR's and wireless high speed internet installed. NFL Sunday ticket included

Rec room has 2 pool (one full), foosball, air hockey, poker and gaming tables. Media room has 120' big screen hi-def tv and 8.1 surround sound.

2 wets bars.

Three full size refrigerators.

Large six person hut tub.

Full commercial high efficiency laundry with washer dryer, ironing board and iron. Detergent included.

Radiant heat.

Owner is rental manager. Call or email anytime.

Bob Collins

970-485-1879

Bedroom configurations:

Bedroom 1: Top floor master suite. Big time mountain/ski area/sunset views, raised king bed, vaulted ceilings, private deck, fireplace; oversized bath has 2 person jet tub, double walk-in shower, private commode room, double vanity sink and armoire. Room has hi-def Sony Bravia TV 46', Directtv feed.

Bedroom 2: Top floor master suite; king bed with baby crib, private bath shared with loft bedroom, if occupied. Forested and sunrise view. Dark sky shades on windows.

Bedroom 3: Main floor master suite. Big time mountain/ski area/sunset views, with king log bed, nine foot ceilings, private deck, fireplace; large bath has 2 person jet tub, double walk-in shower, private commode room, double vanity sink and large walk-in closet. Room has digital Sony Bravia TV 40'.

Bedroom 4: Main floor master suite with king bed, private bath, forested view, closet and armoire. Dark sky shades on windows.

Bedroom 5: Main floor master suite, queen bed, private bath, cozy. Forest, sunrise and dog yard view. Dark sky shades on windows.

Bedroom 6: Lower floor off media room, king bed, mountain/ski area/sunset view. Shares full bath with bedroom 7. Dark sky shades on window. Clothes bureau, but no closet.

Bedroom 7: Lower floor off media room, king bed, mountain/ski area/sunset view. Shares full bath with bedroom 6. Dark sky shades on window. Clothes bureau, but no closet.

Bedroom 8: Bunk room with 2 bunk beds, (each with singles over twins) plus a futon couch queen size and two twin roll-out beds. This room shares a large full bath with the rec room.

Extra sleeping: There are also two extra single bed roll-a-ways and two children/toddler sized mattresses that can be set out for daily use.

Sleeping area/loft bedroom 9: Upper floor loft, vaulted ceilings western mountain views, vaulted wood ceilings with queen bed and armoire. Large dollhouse play area-five three story structures. Shares bath with bedroom 2.

Keywords: Custom Home, Theater room, Media Room, Game Room, National Forest Access, ATV, Jeep, Four Wheeling, Hi-Def TV, NFL Sunday Ticket, Wifi, Views, Rafting, Fishing, Private, Hi Definition TV, Hi speed wireless internet, Skiing, Snowboarding, Vans, BOEC, Private, Sunny, Rv Parking, Fireplaces, Large patio and decks. Custom kitchen, Pool table, foosball table, poker table. Toddler bed, high chair, baby swing seat, outdoor swing set, jungle gym, and teeter-totter. Deluxe hot tub.

My booking calendar is more flexible than this site permits. If you have booking request outside of the parameters or want to book using an American Express card, please call me at 970-485-1879

Please check out my other property at: vrbo 677713

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Bob Collins (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Bob Collins

I've been a Breckenridge local for 23 years. I build custom homes in the area and rent some of them, including this one, short term, seasonally or long term.

Mostly though, I'm a skier and snowmobiler in the winter and mountain biker and four wheeler in the summers.

I personally manage this property and can make whatever deals suits us each on the spot.

Bob Collins purchased this estate in 2002

Why Bob Collins chose Breckenridge

I built this magnificent home because of the views and proximity to the Breckenridge town center and ski area.

It's only a couple of hours drive to the Denver, Grand Junction and Colorado Springs airports, an hour from world class whitewater rafting and fishing, minutes to the ski resort and town and walking distance to hunting and the back-country. Despite it's proximity, this home is very secluded on ten acres- nearest neighbor is over 1000 feet away!

I first vacationed in Breck in 1979 and was hooked. After school , I moved here permanently. I came for the winter and stayed for the summer.

Spring and fall are great times to visit; most restaurants have 2 for 1 specials and there is no waiting!

What makes this estate unique

Playground for the kids! Swings set, fort, jungle gym, trapeze swing, slides, balance beam, mountain bike trail from patio, horse shoe pits and a gas outdoor fire pit with a curved stone amphitheater.

Killer dollhouse room in the loft. Five structures, ski chalet, mall, restaurant and riding arena and stables- lots of dolls and horse figures. endless fun for young girls!

I especially enjoy the morning hikes, walking the dog after coffee. There is mountain bike downhill course bordering the property. The views of the ski area and sunset are spectacular.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had such a great stay in this gorgeous home. The families enjoyed the cooking. The kitchen was perfect, plenty of room. The kids kept busy watching movies in the theatre room and the playing in the rec room. There is lots of outdoor space around the property for sledding and playing in the snow. Bob the owner is so nice to deal with, extremely helpful. We will for sure be coming back to this home.
Mar 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 39 holidaymaker reviews

8 Bdrm(6 King)/8Ba Ski Area Views on secluded sunny 10 Acres 1 mile from town
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 41 reviews
5

Perfect house for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house for a family get together and it could not have been more perfect. The view and surrounding area is beautiful! The house was clean and well maintained with plenty of space for 7 couples. We had some questions about the hot tub and AC, and Bob was quick to respond. I would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect summer vacation in the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location, the property is even better than the description and pictures! We spent a week there with an extended family of 16 people ages 2 to 70+. Everyone had a fantastic time enjoying all the summer activities that Breck has to offer. Hiking right outside your door. Great indoor and outdoor space, plenty of room to spread out and relax on both sunny and rainy days. Huge deck and well equipped kitchen. The lower level game room and huge movie theatre was perfect for the older kids, and the loft with doll houses and toys was great for the younger ones. Amazing views and sunsets over the mountain. Great location that is totally private, yet very close to shopping, restaurants, and activities. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly as listed. This was our annual family vacation to gather all in one location. We had six adults, 5 children ages 7 to 6 months and two adult nannies. The layout of the house easily provided each adult couple with private space as well as providing private space for the two nannies. The photos didn't indicate specifically, but there is no door on the bunk room. The common areas were large enough and provided enough open space for free flow even when toys were all around.

The outdoor space should not be missed. The ability to sit out and enjoy the beauty of the area is a priority. Plenty of seating is available. There is also a good play area for children with equipment for a variety of ages. The fire pit was a wonderful gathering spot for adults to relax.

The owner had recommend a personal chef when we inquired. Kudos to Chef Kevin McCombs for a lovely evening.

We also enlisted the services of a photographer for family photos and he was able to create some magnificent photos on the property.

Access during summer months was a breeze and you could be in the middle of everything Breckenridge within a few minutes. Uber is also available.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Big Sky Ranch

  • 5 of 5

Bob's home and locale were perfect for our daughter's wedding! Using the deck for the ceremony we could capture all the breathtaking views it provided! The town of Breckenridge was just a short drive away which added to the charm of this area. I would definitely recommend this home for any family event and was very pleased with the home's spaciousness and amenities. Thank you Bob for providing such a beautiful home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Spectacular vacation house and setting

  • 5 of 5

The property and setting was not only as described, but exceeded our expectations. The house is beautiful and the setting is spectacular with a constant view of the snow-capped Rockies. The convenient location provided activities for every age - 11 to 80! Hiking, biking, zip-lining and Rockies park fun. The amenities in the house itself left nothing to desire from beautiful open space to game and media room to large kitchen to large deck space adequate to seat all 13 of us. The ease of getting to Breckinridge made it convenient for quick pick-up trips to gourmet restaurants to shopping.

This is our fifth family trip. First Italy, then Key West, Isla Mujeres Mexico and Alaska. The unanimous opinion was this one was tops.

We are delighted to have found this VRBO. Bob Collins takes personal care and attention to make sure every aspect of your time at his property is an outstanding experience.

Oh yes, you might ask, "what are the negatives?" Well there was only one pancake turner in the otherwise very-well equipped kitchen. Enough said?

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Place!

  • 5 of 5

This place was spectacular and is perfect for large groups. Plenty of space for large groups, plenty of places to sleep, and with an awesome basement with tons of options for entertainment. It was a bit cold when we were there, but the outdoor area and jacuzzi are great options for a summertime stay. The owner was very responsive to all of our requests and very friendly. Be sure to take advantage of the private chef - definitely one of the highlights of our stay. Overall - highly recommended. We hope to be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Denver, Eagle, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
one mile
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Breckenridge Golf-public.2 miles. Jack Nicklaus
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
1/2 mile to Rte 9, nine miles to Interstate 70
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
one mile
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Breckenridge Ski area - one mile
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Dillon Reservoir 10 miles
Car: recommended

Property borders 2 million acres of national forest. Over ten thousand miles of jeep roads, mountain bike trails, single-track, Atv track and dirt-biking trails right from the door. No lottery elk tags available at city market for hunting area walking distance from the house. Home sits on ten acres of land with nearest home over 1000 feet away. Hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing from your door. Coming soon, outdoor gas fire-pit, playground with swing sets and horse shoe pits.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Forest Hills, Breckenridge Area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Great Fall Wedding Rates
6 Sep 2016 - 22 Nov 2016
1 night minimum stay
£1,034
for 1 night
From
£530
From
£713
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,969
£12,731
 
 
Thanksgiving Weekend
23 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
1 night minimum stay
£1,218
for 1 night
From
£713
 
 
Great Early Season Rates
28 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
£1,197
for 1 night
From
£693
From
£774
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£5,110
 
 
Christmas Week
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
£1,925
for 1 night
£10,449
 
 
New Years Weekend
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,646
for 1 night
From
£1,141
 
 
Mid Season Skiing and Riding
3 Jan 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,234
for 1 night
From
£730
From
£811
Thu,Fri,Sat
£5,395
 
 
Super peak season
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,259
for 1 night
From
£754
From
£811
Thu,Fri,Sat
£5,640
 
 
End of the season skiing
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,116
for 1 night
From
£611
From
£693
Thu,Fri,Sat
£5,192
 
 
Special Spring Pricing
15 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,075
for 1 night
From
£571
From
£648
Thu,Fri,Sat
£4,336
 
 
Peak Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,279
for 1 night
From
£774
From
£856
Thu,Fri,Sat
£5,844
 
 
Full Peak Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,646
for 1 night
From
£1,141
From
£1,223
Thu,Fri,Sat
£8,248
 
 
Fall foliage
19 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,483
for 1 night
From
£978
From
£1,223
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£6,944
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£1,360
for 1 night
From
£856
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning and Trash Fee £424
Accidental Damage Ins £76 + Tax
Pet Fee £116
Refundable Damage Deposit £385
Tax Rate 5.78%

'Year round' Call for last minute specials. If available, I will make a great deal! Three nights for $1,500, Four nights for $1,800!

Accidental property damage insurance is $99 for up to $5,000 in accidental, not negligent or intentional, damage.

Function fee of $1,000 to $3,000 may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Forest Hills in Breckenridge Area

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Big walk-in shower with two shower heads. Jet tub Dbl vanity
    Master Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Two person walk-in shower, Huge closet. Lots of hangers
    Master Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Nice tidy bath
    Master Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Nice tidy bath
    Bathroom 6 Powder Room - Toilet , Bath just off great room and close to deck and patio areas.
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Services the game and bunk rooms.
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double walk-in shower. Services theater room & bedrooms 6+7
  • All bath are granite and natural stone finishes throughout. Three baths have double vanities, two have jet tubs. Two have seperate commode rooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Bedroom #2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Private Bathroom, Forest view. Night shades.
    Master Bedroom #1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Fireplace, Jet Tub, Walk-in Shower w/ 2 heads, Ski Area View
    Master Bedroom #3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , Private Bathroom, Main Floor. Sunset views, private deck
    Master Bedroom #4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private Bathroom, forest view, night shades
    Master Bedroom #5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Private Bath, queen bed, main floor. Night shades.
    Bedroom #6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Sunset mountain views. Shares bath with bredroom #7
    Bedroom #7 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Shares Bathroom with Bedroom #6. Sunset mountain views.
    Bunk Room #8 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 Bunk Bed , Queen Futon and three more pullout beds
    Loft + Dollhouse room #9 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , Balcony Overlooking Great Room with privacy screen
  • King size beds (6), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1) small child mattresses, Baby Cribs (1) Toddler bed with three foot sides; one side lowers; located in master bedroom #1. Bunk Beds (2) Two bunk beds; twin on lowers, single on uppers.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • 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
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Media room with theater style seating, large rec room, 2 acre fenced dog yard with dog door. 3000 sq ft. patio. Five master suites, all w/ private baths. 25 foot ceilings with huge west facing sunset mountain views. 2 Master suites have private decks, fireplaces, double walk-in showers, and private jet-tubs. Huge kids playground with thee swings sets, fort, slides, balance beam, horse shoe pits and a beautiful steel log gas outdoor fire pit with curved stone amphitheater surrounding it overlooking the ski area view. There is a disc golf course and mountain bike inter-connect trail with the county maintained trail system.

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