River Run Ridge - Overlooks the Platte River and Continental Divide

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3 Br/2 Ba • Sleeps 8

River Run Ridge with Gorgeous views overlooking the Platte River and Continental Divide

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River Run Ridge is an amazing property located at the top of a ridge overlooking the Continental Divide and the Platte River. The home is about 5 minutes South of Fairplay and 25 minutes North of Buena Vista. The view are breath-taking. You can see for miles with the Platte River in the foreground and the white-capped mountains of the Continental Divide in the background. The location is very central to activities in Breckenridge, Buena Vista, South Park, and Colorado Springs and Canon Springs.
River Run is a three bedroom home with 2 full bathrooms. The master suite has a king size bed with a comfy fluffy duvet. There is a sliding door opening onto the front patio with gorgeous views. The private bath has a double vanity, an oversized tub and a walk-in shower. A personal coffee pot with mugs is provided for your personal enjoyment. The second bedroom has an oversized queen sleigh bed. It too has a sliding door opening onto the front deck with the same amazing views. The bathroom across the hall is a full bath with a shower/tub combo. The third bedroom has a queen size duvet, a comfy recliner to relax in and a private flat screen TV. All of the bedrooms have their own flat screen television. Satellite Programming is provided as well as wireless internet access. Linens and towels are provided.
The living room is a large open room with a gas fireplace and a big flat screen TV. There are two sofas with lots of comfortable seating for your entire group. The entire wall is windows with panoramic views. You will just want to sit and enjoy the views! Lots of books and videos are provided for your enjoyment. There is a DVD player to watch your favorite movies. The home has a full size kitchen with everything you will need to cook your favorite meals. It is open to the large dining area and the living room so your can chat with your friends and family while enjoying cooking. The dining table seats 8 people. All necessary cooking utensils and dishes are provided. There is a laundry room with a full size washer and dryer.
The home has 2 separate decks and both of them have panoramic views. The front deck facing the continental divide has lots of comfortable seating and lounge chairs. There is even a chiminera to warm up on the chilly evenings. The back deck faces the mountains to the East and has a large outdoor dining table that seats 6. It has an umbrella to shade you from the sun. A great gas grill is provided to cook your favorite steaks and hamburgers. You will have a hard time deciding which deck to sit on. The both offer very different and beautiful views.
The home is surrounded by pine and spruce trees. There are several walking trails right on the property which offer different views. It is fabulous place for kids to explore and very safe..
The area has so much to offer in the way of activities. In the summer, there is horseback riding right across the highway at the Platte Ranch. They have 2 hour rides, half day rides, and dinner rides. It is a great place for the family to go and ride through the forest and mountain meadows. They give you a true old West experience. There is fishing very near the property. There are several spots and parks near the home where you can fish. This fishing is right on the Platte River which has gold medal fishing. Hiking trails are all around in the Pike National Forest. Many of the famous 14'ers are in this area like Mt. Sherman, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Bross, Mt. Democrat, and the Buffalo Peaks. If you like ATVing, bring them along and there are many many areas to ride in like Breakneck and Browns Pass and 4-Mile ATV park. If you like outlet shopping, Silverthorne is only a short drive and has great shops.
If you are fortunate enough to come in the winter, there is world class skiing and boarding at Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, and A-Basin. They are a short 40 minutes drive from the home. Breckenridge has fabulous shopping and restaurants too.
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River Run is a darling cabin that is secluded with magnificent views of the Continental Divide
There are so many perfect places to relax and enjoy the views!
The home has every attention to detail to make your stay memorable and perfect.
This is one of two different porches that has beautiful patio furniture for your relaxation.
The fire pit is a favorite family gathering place and what views!
A view of the home atop the hill that overlooks the Continental Divide
The cozy and beautifully decorated living area has a gas fireplace and flat screen television with satellite programming,
One entire wall has windows to enjoy the breath-taking views.
The dining room seats 6 people and is open to the kitchen and livnig room.
The open floor plan is great for a family gathering.
The well equipped kitchen has everything you will need for your stay. Notice the hand made glassware shelf. Made by the owner himself.
You will want to enjoy your meals outdoors on this second patio with views to the South and East.
The master suite has a luxurious king size bed and a personal television.
There is even a privte entry to the front deck where you can enjoy your morning coffee.
The master bath has a double vanity and a walk in shower as well as an over-sized tub.
The over sized tub is a great place to relax after a day of skiing or hiking.
The second bedroom has a queen size bed and also has a private entry to the front deck.
The third bedroom has a double bed on the bottom and a twin on the top. There is a comfy rocking chair too,
The second bathroom has a tub/shower combo and is right by the other 2 bedrooms.
Grill your favorite outdoor meal while enjoying the scenery.
Be sure to visit the quaint Victorian town of Breckenridge!
The majestic Buffalo Peaks are a great hiking area.
Four Mile ATV Park is a popular day trip.
Don't miss Burro Days in late summer. It is a famous event in Fairplay!
Looking for a great breakfast or lunch? Check out the Brown Burro in Fairplay.

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Amenities Include


  • Meals Guests Furnish Own


  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels
  • Washer

Arrival Day

  • Flexible


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Rec Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours


  • Necessary


  • Dvd
  • Games
  • Satellite Or Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

General Amenities

  • ATVing Near
  • Cell Phone
  • Custom Log Furniture
  • Dog Kennel Provided
  • Fishing Very Near
  • Wooded Lot

Kitchen / Dining

  • Area
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Room
  • Spices
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing


  • Atm Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Rural
  • Town


  • Bicycle
  • Deck Patio Uncovered
  • Grill


  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Fly
  • Fishing Freshwater
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Children Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Not Allowed


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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