Whispering Pines is a three bedroom home with 2 full bathrooms and one half bath in the laundry room. The master suite has a queen size bed. The room is huge with beautiful vaulted and beamed ceilings. There is a door opening onto a private porch with views of the forest and fire circle. The bath is located next door to this bedroom with a combination tub/shower. The second bedroom has a full size bed and custom log furniture. The third bedroom also has a full size bed. There are also two sleeper sofas. One is located downstairs next to the half bath and the other is located on the main level across from the main floor bath. Satellite Programming is provided as well as wireless internet access. All of the bedrooms have linens and towels and the beds will be made upon your arrival.
The living room is a large open room with a wood-burning fireplace and a flat screen TV. There is a sofa and an easy chair with lots of comfortable seating for your entire group. The entire wall is windows with beautiful views of the forest. 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 has every amenity your chef will need. It is open to the dining area and the living room, so you can chat with your friends and family while enjoying cooking. The dining table seats 8 people.
The home has a great deck with a table and chairs as well as a gas grill. You can walk off straight to the hot tub. The views of the forest and fire circle are beautiful and relaxing. A great gas grill is provided to cook your favorite steaks and hamburgers. The expansive property is very quiet and secluded. There is a hiking trail as well as a picnic are at the top of the hill with panoramic mountain views. There is also a play area for children with slides and swings. The home is surrounded by pine, aspen and spruce trees. It is fabulous place for kids to explore and very safe. You won't even have to venture from the property to have a true outdoor experience. The area has moose, fox, deer, rabbits, and an occasional bear.
The area has so much to offer in the way of activities. In the summer, there is horseback riding just South of Fairplay at the Platte Ranch. They have 2 hour rides, half day rides, and dinner rides. There is fishing very near the property. There are several creeks, rivers, and parks near the home where you can fish. There is fishing 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. Just call us and we can point you toward the nearest ghost town or hiking trail. Be sure to visit the restored 1800's mining town of South Park which is right in Fairplay. It is truly a must see!
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 30 minutes drive from the home. Breckenridge has fabulous shopping and restaurants too.
**We are located in the Central Rockies so all of our homes are above 9,500 feet. Please be advised that elevation is a factor when deciding if this location is right for you. You are also required to have 4wd with good tires, or 4wd with chains if your tread is warn past 4/32 inch, during the winter months, November-May**
*You will be required to sign a vacation rental agreement after booking*
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