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Private, Modern Cottage-Mountain Views! Aug 22-31 Now Open! Walk to Town

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Estes Park cottage description

Aug 22-31 now open due to cancellation! Three night minimum during those dates. Lovely, modern, well equipped cottage with spectacular views of Longs Peak and the Rockies. Located in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance of downtown Estes Park.
Enjoy modern conveniences and amenities in a historic setting. The ''Upper Cottage” has a bedroom with king-sized bed and full bathroom. There is a living room, dining area and well equipped kitchen. The living room has a full-size pull out futon/couch and a single rollaway is available for a child.
Off the living room is a lovely private balcony with stunning views of the Continental Divide and an especially unbelievable view of Longs Peak, the only ''fourteener'' (14,259 feet) in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The cottage is within easy walking distance (two blocks) to downtown shopping and restaurants allowing you to leave the car and avoid the hassle of parking.
Rocky Mountain National Park is less than two miles away making this location absolutely unbeatable The setting is private and has abundant opportunities for close up wildlife viewing of bears, elk, deer, coyotes and many other little critters.
we have a commercial grade wi-fi and a complementary, on site shared laundry facility available 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Tue-Sat. You will also have access to a gas grill and shared camp fire (skewers provided for your use). Reserved parking for one car. No on street parking. Estes Park Shuttle runs between the Denver airport and our front door and back. We answer all calls and emails promptly! We only accept credit cards for payment. Our calendar is fully updated.
Please see our reviews section below:
May 16-22, 2012
What a quaint cottage with A SUPER MARVELOUS VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS! We loved sitting on the deck just looking and looking. The inside facilities were very complete-so we had a super enjoyable stay! Thanks for helping us relax and renew our energies. Perhaps we will see you again. Dan and Ardie, Ames, Iowa

July 28-August 11, 2012
We very much enjoyed our stay here in this lovely cottage. The location was perfect and the views amazing. After a long day of hiking it was so nice to come “home” to such comfortable accommodations. Favorite hikes: Easy-The Pool, Moderate-Deer Mountain Summit, Difficult-Andrews Glacier (so worth it!) We love Estes Park and we’re planning to return as often as possible. Thank you to Jim and Lois for your kindness and hospitality. Joanne and David, Holmes Beach, Florida

Sept 8-12 2012
What a perfect home away from home. The location is perfect for trips to RMNP and town. Anybody up for a gorgeous yet challenging hike should check out Sky pond. Last night here we went to Sundeck for poached trout since Larry caught seven trout in the catch and release area today. We would definitely stay here again. Someday we would like to try it in the winter for snow shoeing. Right now the elk are bugling and this feels a little bit like heaven. Sandy and Larry

Sept 29-Oct 4 2012
It has been so lovely to have this “home” away from home. We have enjoyed every minute of our stay. The cottage could not be more perfect, but the best part of it all was the delightful and accommodating Lois and Jim! Thank you ever so much, Monya P.S. The kids are already planning their return!

Oct 8-13, 2012
Wonderful stay in a relaxing and homey cottage. We loved our stay and felt rejuvenated by the mountains, clean air and bubbling streams. We hope to come again. We could not ask for a better vacation. Amy, Phil and Taras, Boston

''This was the perfect location for our first vacation with our 10 month old son. The proximity to RMNP and the downtown were excellent features of the cottage. We enjoyed breakfast at Molly B's, pizza from Poppy's, Sweet Basillico's was excellent (and very close) and the Donut Haus was a perfect sweet start to a morning. We hope you enjoy your stay as much as we enjoyed ours!'' A Family from Detroit.

''We don't want to leave. The snow is on the mountains and we've had a wonderful time hiking, exploring, and relaxing! We'll be back. Thanks for all the suggestions. It has made it really enjoyable. We've felt at home here.'' A Family from Austin

Guest comments from August 2009:

''We could not have had a better place to stay during our visit to Estes Park. Our cottage was warm and homey with everything we needed provided for us. Thank you so much for providing such a clean and lovely place to visit.

We certainly hope to come back.'' Roberts Family

''The cottage was perfect. Thanks to Jim for helping us start the camp fire. The views from the deck were spectacular. We loved the location too- not too close to tge ''busy streets'' and a also a very private feel.'' Chalpala Family

''Thank you for a wonderful and comfortable place to stay. What an incredible setting to wake up to each morning.'' Hendrickson Family

''The setting for your home is wonderful. My family had a fantastic time while visiting Estes Park. Your facilities were very warm and comfortable, much like home. We enjoyed the views of wildflife(bears and deer) and snowcapped mountains while sitting on the deck.'' Davis Family

Guest comment from September 2008:
''We loved the place! It was perfect! Clean, homey and quaint with everything one needs....and a great location. I would have been happy just sitting on that deck staring at the view all day. We cannot wait to come back to your place.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome:

                'Pack and Play' and feeding tray/seat provided....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                In consideration of future guests, no smoking permitted....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king


              • King bed in the bedroom; futon and single rollaway; Pack and Play.

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Property is located right off Hwy 36 on the way to the Rocky Mountain National Park. 'Fun City'-Family Entertainment Complex with go carts, bumper cars mini golf, etc is right across the street. Quiet residential setting two blocks from downtown with fabulous views of the Rockies. ...moreless


                  • Television
                  • Books
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    TV in living room and bedroom...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library


                      • Tourist Attractions


                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Churches
                      • Coin Laundry
                      • Festivals
                      • Forests
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Pond
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Waterfalls
                      • Cinemas
                      • Museums
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Bird Watching
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Photography
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      local services and businesses

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

                      Location Type

                      • Village
                      • Downtown:

                        Just a few short blocks from downtown....moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        Fantastic view of Longs Peak and the Rocky Mountains...moreless

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Rafting
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                          • Dining Area
                          • Dining:

                            Child's feeding tray/seat provided....moreless

                          • Seating for 4 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card


                              • Washing Machine:

                                Complimentary laundry facilities on site, shared with Bed and Breakfast. Located right below the cottage....moreless

                              • Clothes Dryer:

                                Complimentary laundry facilities on site, shared with Bed and Breakfast. Located right below the cottage....moreless

                              • Wireless Internet:

                                Commercial grade....moreless

                              • Air Conditioning:

                                Although not often needed, there is a stand alone air conditioner in the main living area....moreless

                              • Towels Provided
                              • Living Room
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Garage:

                                No garage. Garage in photo is the owners' suite and housekeeping....moreless

                              • Parking Off Street:

                                One reserved off street parking spot. Estes Park shuttle runs from the Denver Airport to our front door. No RVs or trailers permitted. ...moreless

                              • Parking:

                                Reserved off street parking for one car provided. Additional off street parking available-check with owner. No on street parking. Estes Park shuttle runs from the Denver Airport to our front door....moreless

                              • Internet
                              • Linens Provided


                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker:

                                Coffee maker, filters and coffee grinder provided....moreless

                              • Kitchen
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Microwave
                              • Cooking Utensils


                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Balcony:

                                Rocking chair, regular chairs and table....moreless

                              • Deck / Patio:

                                The deck is a private balcony....moreless

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard
                              • Discover


                              Write a review 4.9
                              from 23 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Peak Season
                              May 18 - Sep 1, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              $1,200 $4,500
                              Off Peak
                              Sep 2 - May 17, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $950 $3,000
                              My Standard Rate
                              4 night min stay
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Cleaning $60 + tax
                              • Tax Rate 10.5%


                              Usually a 5 night minimum; check with us. Aug 22-31 now open due to cancellation! 3 night minimum those dates. No cleaning fee for 5 or more nights. 10.5% Colorado Tax add'l. Four person max. Must be at least 25 years old. 30% non-refundable deposit at booking; balance 60 days before arrival. No refunds within 60 days of arrival. Always call the number on the listing to confirm reservation.

                              30% non refundable deposit at booking, balance 60 days before check in. No refund on balance within 60 days of check in.

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                              Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                              75 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Denver International Airport
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Highways 34, 36 and 7
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Bars and wine tasting within walking distance.
                              45 Miles
                              Nearest Ski
                              Eldora Ski Resort, Nederland CO
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Two courses in Estes Park
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Numerous restaurants within walking distance

                              Car: Recommended

                              Property is located right off Hwy 36 on the way to the Rocky Mountain National Park. 'Fun City'-Family Entertainment Complex with go carts, bumper cars mini golf, etc is right down the street. Within walking distance to downtown Estes Park.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2006

                              About the owner: As youngsters both of our families spent vacations in the mountains. I worked in Estes Park one summer in high school and two in college. Because we loved Estes Park so much, Lois and I bought our first vacation home here ten years ago. After spending two summers in a condo, we decided to make the plunge into the bed and breakfast business. Being a career military couple, we knew we enjoyed entertaining people. We bought the adjacent Davis Hill Band B (Davis Hill Historic House), the oldest in Estes Park, in 2006. We are from Nebraska where Lois grew up on a farm with a big family so making breakfasts and beds was a part of life. Davis Hill B and B came with this lovely modern cottage which we recognized as a great rental asset because of the location providing gorgeous views and the design for easy living. Guests often rent the entire B&B and this cottage together for large family reunions and weddings.(When they rent the entire B&B they have have full access to the kitchen to prepare their own meals.) Managing these properties is a wonderful retirement activity for us because of the terrific people we meet and the beautiful surroundings. During the summer season we reside in an owner's suite below the cottage where we act as caretakers of the property and are available to answer questions.

                              Why the Owner Chose Estes Park:
                              Wonderful mountain views, proximity to down town Estes Park, comfortable interior. Commercial grade wireless wi fi and complimentary laundry facilities on site.

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                              Speaks: english



                              • Outside of Cottage.

                                Outside of Cottage.

                              • Kitchen


                              • Living Room

                                Living Room

                              • Living room and kitchen

                                Living room and kitchen

                              • Balcony


                              • Wildlife on grounds

                                Wildlife on grounds

                              • Elk on premise

                                Elk on premise

                              • Private Balcony

                                Private Balcony

                              • Bedroom with King Bed

                                Bedroom with King Bed

                              • Kitchen


                              • Bathroom


                              • View


                              • View


                              • View


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                              This listing was first published here in 2007.

                              Date last modified - Saturday, August 23, 2014

                              $150 - $185 per night (USD)

                              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

                              View calendar: Updated 08/25/14
                              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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