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Home Away from Home - Near the Big Thompson River

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Moraine Park - a 30 minute hike through the original entrance to RMNP.

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Estes Park townhome description

From one of our guests (Somerset, England):
'We spent a fantastic week in this home. The house itself is excellent in terms of location, setting, decor and equipment with many thoughtful touches that added to the overall quality of our stay. The bedrooms are spacious, the den is excellent for children wanting their own space and the lounge and dining room make for a relaxed setting for a holiday. The house setting is picturesque whilst it is well located in relation to Estes Park...I wholeheartedly commend this home to anyone wishing to visit Colorado.'

The AlpineHaus is a newer (2002) vacation home and is situated in the quiet, gated Blue Spruce Village Victorian community that has the Big Thompson River running through it and is ¼ mile outside the Estes Park city limits. The Rocky Mountain National Park Beaver Meadows Visitor Center and Park Headquarters are two miles from our vacation home and it is just a five minute drive to downtown Estes. The AlpineHaus is only ¼ mile from the original early 1900's entrance to the Park and a trailhead that leads to the Bear Lake/Moraine Park area, on the edge of the YMCA of the Rockies Conference and Activity Center.

Our three-level townhome has 2200 square feet of living space. The main level offers a greatroom with a stone fireplace (gas burning) and opens to a large deck with a picnic table and gas grill. Oak wainscoting and large windows adorn the greatroom and separate dining area with a large dining table. The fully-equipped kitchen and dining area have wood floors adding to the warmth and charm of this beautiful home. The main level greatroom also has a large LCD TV with a DVD player. Sit on the large deck to relax and view the elk, an occasional bear and other wildlife!

The upper level has three large bedrooms and a loft area with a game/puzzle table. The master bedroom has a king-size pine log bed and furnishings with a large bay window and jetted whirlpool tub in its private bathroom. The second bedroom also has a pine log queen bed and furnishings, two dormered windows and a private entrance to the second full bath (which also opens to the loft/hall area to share with the third bedroom). The third bedroom has a queen sized bed and a twin sized bed and dormered windows - perfect for a third couple or children.

The walkout lower level has a recreation room great for kids young and old with a TV, DVD/VCR, video games, and patio area.

Walk fifty yards to the Big Thompson River for fly-fishing and relaxation. While our home is not directly on the river, the river runs through our private community and all owners and guests have access to common areas with picnic tables and seating areas.

Free Internet access via our broadband wireless connection (bring your laptop with wireless card if you need to check in at work occasionally or just want to surf the Net for various events going on in Estes and Rocky Mountain National Park while on vacation). Or perhaps you'll want to check the weather forecast prior to departing for a climb up Long's Peak!

The following are just a few more of the comments from our guest registry:
“It was great to come ‘home’ to this beautiful home each day. We travel the mountains every summer, and this is the best place we have ever stayed at!”

“One of the nicest places we have ever stayed in! You have a lovely home.”

'What a surprise to walk in your beautiful home!! Booking it on the internet was a bit scary but as soon as the door was opened, you could feel the warmth! A gorgeous setting and close to shopping, hiking and sightseeing. Can't wait to come back again!'

“We had a lot of wildlife here with a bear the first morning, deer and a fawn, beautiful birds…”

**Sorry, pets are not allowed and this is a no smoking residence**

Keywords: 3-Level Vacation Home w/Garage

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Car Available

              Suitability

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome:

                Kid games, puzzles, DVD's, some toys/building blocks, and video games....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Jetted Bath Tub, 2-TVs, DVD/VCRs, Cable TV with HBO, Assorted Video Games & Books, Games & DVDs/Videos, Cooking Utensils, Linens, Picnic Table...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Two TV's, including a 37' LCD in Great Room....moreless

                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Game Console
                  • Video Games:

                    Gamecube with ~20 games....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    ~20 DVD's - for children and adults....moreless

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Attractions

                      • Cinemas
                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain
                      • Mountain View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Skiing
                      • Spelunking

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access:

                        Free!...moreless

                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Fireplace
                      • Garage
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        (PC not included)...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Gated Community
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Jetted Tub
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter/spring
                          Oct 13 - Apr 30, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $208
                          $1,095
                          May 2015
                          May 1 - May 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $235
                          $1,450
                          Summer
                          Jun 1 - Sep 4, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $285
                          $1,750

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 5.7%

                          Notes:

                          Discounts available for longer stays than the "Minimum Stay" number of days. Holiday rates may be higher. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                          Cancellation policy:

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                          Last updated: 11/20/2014
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                          Location

                          80 Miles
                          Nearest Airport

                          Car: Necessary

                          Golf (18 hole mountain & 9 hole executive courses), Fly-Fishing on premises, Boating on Lake Estes

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2002


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                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • Moraine Park - a 30 minute hike through the original entrance to RMNP.

                            Moraine Park - a 30 minute hike through the original entrance to RMNP.

                          • Winter Wonderland!

                            Winter Wonderland!

                          • Oak Wainscoting & Flooring Adorn the Kitchen & Dining Areas

                            Oak Wainscoting & Flooring Adorn the Kitchen & Dining Areas

                          • Large Great Room with Large Windows Opening to the Great Outdoors

                            Large Great Room with Large Windows Opening to the Great Outdoors

                          • Stampede.  Wildlife at our doorstep (literally)!

                            Stampede. Wildlife at our doorstep (literally)!

                          • Second Bedroom with Queen Sized Bed and Adjoining Bathroom

                            Second Bedroom with Queen Sized Bed and Adjoining Bathroom

                          • Wireless high speed internet in case you can't totally escape!

                            Wireless high speed internet in case you can't totally escape!

                          • Sit & Relax while Listening to the Big Thompson River

                            Sit & Relax while Listening to the Big Thompson River

                          • some lunch visitors!

                            some lunch visitors!

                          • Beautiful Vacation Home w/2200+ Sq. Ft. of Living Space

                            Beautiful Vacation Home w/2200+ Sq. Ft. of Living Space

                          • King Sized Log Bed in Spacious Master Bedroom with Large Bay Window

                            King Sized Log Bed in Spacious Master Bedroom with Large Bay Window

                          • Stone Fireplace on the Main Level Opening to a Large Deck w/BBQ

                            Stone Fireplace on the Main Level Opening to a Large Deck w/BBQ

                          • A River Runs Through It

                            A River Runs Through It

                          • Third Bedroom with Queen and Twin Sized Beds

                            Third Bedroom with Queen and Twin Sized Beds

                          • Walk-out Lower Level Family Room with Games/TV/DVD

                            Walk-out Lower Level Family Room with Games/TV/DVD

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                          This listing was first published here in 2002.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, November 20, 2014

                          $208 - $285 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                          Member since: 1997
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 24 hours
                          • Response rate: 80%
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/20/2014
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                          Home Away from Home - Near the Big Thompson River

                          Estes Park #13560

                          3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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