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Lake and Mountain View, Private Home, Convenient Location

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Last updated: 12/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Estes Park house description

Summer 2015 is booking up now,July has sold out, June and August have available weeks.
A tranquil setting, convenient to the Rocky Mountain National Park and to the town of Estes Park. A five minute drive will put you at the Rocky Mountain National Park entrance. Five minutes will also get you to the center of downtown Estes Park. Most restaurants are within ten minutes and all of the fine dining within fifteen minutes of this property.

This 2700 square foot home sits at an elevation of 8200 feet at the base of Rams Horn Mountain. Natural beauty and Wilderness are right outside the door.

We have named our mountain house 'Dream Lake' after one of our favorite hiking trail stops. Hiking trails in Rocky Mountain National Park to Emerald Lake and Lake Haiyaha take us past Dream Lake.

Hi-speed Internet, Secure Wireless network anywhere in the house and on the decks. Internet computer provided for guest use.Wireless printer with scan and copy.
Hi-def home theater with surround sound, Satellite, Netflix, movie library, DVR, DVD,VCR. Screen is 120' diagonal. Lots of entertainment here.
The theater has its own tv tuner,120 channels of satellite tv, This theater is very unique as you can view the mountains and wildlife while you are watching movies or TV!
Xbox 360 with controllers and games. Four rock band wireless guitars (including the Fender Mustang) with wireless drum set and key board.
Xbox 360 Kinect with games on a separate X-box console so you don't have to change connections.
We have about twenty video game titles at this time with all the popular rock band, Guitar hero, Halo,Kinect, and Wii games. Ask for a list.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renter must be at least 25 years of age....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Kids have a natural playground right outside the door.Older kids can walk roughly half a mile to Mary's Lake Campground store.A shuttle service runs in the summer and picks up at the store,travel to town or into the Park. It's free....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Owners are allergic....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            There are too many wild critters around to have a pet here. No pets, Please....moreless

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 baby crib

            Crib is a Graco Pack-n-Play...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 king

            ...moreless

          • lower level : 1 king, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            sleeping area off of lower living room...moreless

          • Main Living room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen and twin sleeper sofas ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 king

            This bedroom can be two twins at guest request...moreless

          • All four bedrooms have new log beds A queen size sleeper sofa and one single sleeper sofa are in the main living room. a queen size sleeper sofa is in the. lower living room. Tempurpedic pads are provided for the sleeper sofas to make sleeping on these beds very comfortable. A twin size roll-away bed is kept by the laundry room, and can be placed any where to accommodate a child or adult. Two Cribs, both are Graco Pac-n-Plays....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Each bath has a hair dryer. The master bath has an extra dryer and curling irons. Each bath has five towels in a rack, plus two on towel rods. There is a laundry room on the lower level. A large capacity Maytag washer and large capacity Maytag dryer are for guests to use. Laundry soap, dryer sheets,oxy clean, Dreft, and fabric softener provided. An iron and ironing board are also in the laundry room....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Folding tables and chairs can extend the Dining table to seat 16. Some furniture will need to be moved to have one long table. We have matching china and silver to serve 16. The kitchen is well equipped with two toasters, two coffee makers, an espresso/cappuccino machine, coffee grinder, a microwave, blender, mixer, malt mixer, bread maker, donvier-style ice cream maker, two crock pots, one 8.5 qt, one 1.5 qt., rice cooker, and numerous pots, pans and utensils. another microwave is in the lower living area. In addition to our matching setting for 16, the property has plenty of everyday plates, silver, cups and glasses, etc. There are two gas grilles. One is steps away from the kitchen on the south deck. The other grill is located on the lower level covered flagstone patio. This grill gets little use but is very nice to have if it rains....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Books for all ages. I need to make a list ...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Two dvd players plus the X-boxes and Wii play dvds...moreless

              • Games:

                Our family likes jigsaw puzzles, so lots of those. playing cards, board games, lots of 'trivial pursuit' games...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

                Our Music library is the Dish music channels...moreless

              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Two Dish satellite receivers, the one upstairs has DVR capabilities...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Surround sound in 'theater' room, great for watching movies like Lord Of The Rings, or Star Wars. Flat screen tv has stereo sound...moreless

              • Television:

                50 inch Plasma in main living area 120 inch projection TV down stairs...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Game Console:

                Xbox 360 for most games, another Xbox 360 for Kinect and a wii are connected to the 'Theater' for ultimate gaming fun....moreless

              • Video Games:

                Halo 1-4, Fallout3,Rockband 1-3, Beatles Rockband and more , Kinect dance4, adventure, sports,Wii resort, Mario Kart, Rabbids, Fable, Dora, lego star wars, more...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Over fifteen hundred movie and tv titles in our video library. ask for a list....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Lake View:

                Mary's lake view from the decks, patio, master bedroom and lower living area....moreless

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View:

                Spectacular view of white cap mountains of Rocky Mountain National Park from all bedrooms and living areas.Guests enjoy watching the clouds and weather change rapidly over the peaks....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Tennis
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                For large groups, there are two folding banquet tables and eleven extra chairs. 16 can be seated at one large table. Some furniture will need to be moved to do one large table. Table cloths provided....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central air for the few days in Summer you might need it....moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access:

                Fast and reliable Internet, capable of streaming video....moreless

              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer:

                Large capacity front loading Maytag. Dryer sheets and laundry baskets provided....moreless

              • Computer Available:

                Computer, fast windows 7 with pninter, cd dvd burner. Computer has Skype loaded ...moreless

              • Filtered Water
              • Fireplace:

                Fireplace in living room, firewood is provided...moreless

              • Firewood
              • Free Long Distance:

                free nation-wide long distance, Skype is on the computer for international and video calls. Bring your Skype account and password, or use ours....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Forced air propane heat and electric heat pump. Lower level rooms have baseboard supplement. ...moreless

              • Internet:

                Fast, secure, reliable internet. ...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                The king beds have egyptian cotton 600 or 800 thread count sheets...moreless

              • Living Area
              • Living Room:

                Open floor plan with vaulted ceiling large windows and an amazing view...moreless

              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • PC
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                Easy parking a few feet from the entry door. ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                All parking is off street and close to the house...moreless

              • Sofa Bed
              • Telephone:

                Free long distance to lower 48. Answering machine is in kitchen. Your cell phone will work here as well....moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                Each bath has a five towel rack. towels are within easy reach of the tub/shower. Two more sets of towels should be on the towel bars in each bath...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Large capacity top loading Maytag. Several types of laundry soaps provided, liquid and powder, hypo allergenic scent free, and Dreft for the little ones....moreless

              • Water Cooler
              • Wireless Internet:

                Wifi access all through the house and decks. Fast enough for streaming video (we have netflix) without interruption....moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                a small amount of firewood provided for guest use....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker:

                one expresso machine, three coffee makers, a Bunn, a quisinart...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Plenty of cooking utensils, there should be at least two of everything you need. ...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Matching china and silver for up to 16. Plenty of everyday dishes and utensils as well...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Everything comes out spot free. It's because of our water, not the dishwasher being special. Dish washer detergent pacs, liquid and powder provided ....moreless

              • Freezer:

                Freezer is on the bottom of the fridge. Easy access drawer...moreless

              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Quartz countertops! Very well equipped kitchen, with too much to list here. Ask me to send a kitchen inventory to you so you can see what we have. I can say everyone has been impressed. ...moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave:

                one microwave in kitchen, one in the 'theater room' for popcorn....moreless

              • Oven:

                Electric oven...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Spices, sugar, salt pepper, ketchup, mustard, spicy mustard, drink mixes, pasta and sauce, rice, flour, olive oil, three rolls of paper towels on convenient dispensers, 'smores' kit, ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                28.5 cu. ft. french door fridge with ice and water in the door. ...moreless

              • Stove:

                smooth ceramic top electric stove with oven. ...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster:

                Four slice wide slot toaster on the counter, plus a couple of two slice toasters in the cupboard if needed....moreless

              Outside

              • Binoculars
              • Deck / Patio:

                A large L-shaped deck wraps around the North and east side of the house has amazing view. A smaller deck on the south side of the house has great views, a picnic table and two gas grilles....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Natural land scape, alpine growth...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Two stainless propane grilles with spare tanks on the south deck. one propane grill on lower level covered patio for rainy days...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas 2014
                  Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,000

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Spring
                  Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $250
                  $1,750

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  May
                  May 1 - May 29, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $300
                  $2,100

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Summer High Season
                  May 30 - Sep 5, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,500

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Late Summer
                  Sep 6 - Oct 3, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $350
                  $2,100

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $250
                  $1,750

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning fee less than 7 $100 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 5.7%

                  Notes:

                  Jun,Jul, and Aug. are very high demand, only weekly Sat.-Sat. or Sun.- Sun. available these months

                  Snow removal is contracted November through April. 4wd is not necessary

                  50 % down at time of booking, Balance due 60 days from date of arrival.


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                  Last updated: 12/27/2014
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                  Location

                  77 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Denver
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Mary's Lake Lodge Tavern
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Estes Park Mun.
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 7 and Marys lake road
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Mary's Lake Lodge
                  43 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Eldora

                  Car: Necessary

                  This home is 2.9 miles from the center of Estes Park. Music, Art and festivals along with great shopping and dining are minutes away. The entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is 2.5 miles with its Hiking, wildlife, and sight seeing.

                  Mary's lake shore is about 1200 feet away. Mary's Lake Campground is about 2500 feet, and Mary's Lake Lodge about a mile by car around the south side of the lake. Mary's Lake Lodge has excellent dining.

                  We are on over an acre in an area where most properties are an acre or more. Our neighbors are mostly hidden from view by the trees and rock outcroppings.

                  It is very private, but not remote.

                  Bureau of Land Management public land is four hundred feet from our driveway. You can hike and explore for miles on Rams Horn Mountain and Giant Track Mountain.

                  Estes Park's 18 hole Golf course clubhouse is three miles from our driveway. The nine hole course is about four and a half miles away.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: We live an hour away in Fort Collins. We have vacationed all over and often rented homes to stay in, and those were our best vacation memories.

                  Why the Owner Chose Estes Park:
                  It's all about the view! This area of the Rockies is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and one of the few very beautiful locations that has year-round activities. The location and convenience are a nice bonus, but the views were the main consideration in choosing this property.Every room, every window in this house has a great view. We looked for years at Estes Park and Grand lake for a second home that would be an investment and eventually a retirement home for us. We saw lots of properties with no nice view, or tiny windows, or neighbors too close,too small,or too 'inconvenient' to get to. This home is in a perfect, very quiet spot. Our neighbors are few, they are not close by, and do not spoil the view. Getting to the Park, the restaurants, and the shopping are easy from this location. On Summer weekends when the town is jammed with tourists, it is easy to bypass the traffic by using Peak View and Riverside drive. We love to go hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, and access to the park is quick and easy from this location. The drive to the Park from our property does not go through town and traffic is never an issue even on Summer weekends.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We have gone a bit overboard with guest amenities. No vacation home has more entertainment options. The home theater with video games and movies will occupy the kids down stairs while the adults enjoy the view and 50 inch plasma tv upstairs.


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                  • Well equipped kitchen with quartz counter tops

                    Well equipped kitchen with quartz counter tops

                  • master bedroom, King bed pillowtop mattress

                    master bedroom, King bed pillowtop mattress

                  • 2nd of four bedroooms, Queen bed, pillowtop

                    2nd of four bedroooms, Queen bed, pillowtop

                  • Bedroom 3, on lower level with King bed and mountain view

                    Bedroom 3, on lower level with King bed and mountain view

                  • Bedroom 4 has a 26 inch tv with a library of kids features

                    Bedroom 4 has a 26 inch tv with a library of kids features

                  • Aspen trees in fall colors, The view to the west.

                    Aspen trees in fall colors, The view to the west.

                  • Hear Elk Bugling in the fall

                    Hear Elk Bugling in the fall

                  • Wildlife watching from the deck on a warm and sunny October day.

                    Wildlife watching from the deck on a warm and sunny October day.

                  • Rock Stars,you have never played Rock Band like this! Keyboard, drums, mikes, Fender guitars, Including the Mustang and Stratocaster.

                    Rock Stars,you have never played Rock Band like this! Keyboard, drums, mikes, Fender guitars, Including the Mustang and Stratocaster.

                  • Lower Level bath. All baths are tub and shower combo

                    Lower Level bath. All baths are tub and shower combo

                  • Fireplace, 50' plasma tv and Berkline electric lounge chair

                    Fireplace, 50' plasma tv and Berkline electric lounge chair

                  • comfortable living room with great view

                    comfortable living room with great view

                  • The view toward Rocky Mountain National Park. All living areas and bedrooms share this view and every window in the house has a view.

                    The view toward Rocky Mountain National Park. All living areas and bedrooms share this view and every window in the house has a view.

                  • Computer, printer/copy/scanner for guest use. WiFi internet throughout the house

                    Computer, printer/copy/scanner for guest use. WiFi internet throughout the house

                  • North side of the house. Rams Horn Mountain is in the back ground.

                    North side of the house. Rams Horn Mountain is in the back ground.

                  • Lower level bedroom 4 king can be converted to two twin size beds on request.

                    Lower level bedroom 4 king can be converted to two twin size beds on request.

                  • Lower level sleeping area off the theater room has a king and a twin bed.

                    Lower level sleeping area off the theater room has a king and a twin bed.

                  • Rocky Mountain National Park is 5 minutes away

                    Rocky Mountain National Park is 5 minutes away

                  • Elk grazing by Mary's Lake on a Fall morning

                    Elk grazing by Mary's Lake on a Fall morning

                  • The 'theater'. 10ft screen with dish,netflix,Wii,Xbox, Kinect, and movie library

                    The 'theater'. 10ft screen with dish,netflix,Wii,Xbox, Kinect, and movie library

                  • Great birdwatching all year.

                    Great birdwatching all year.

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                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 27, 2014

                  $250 - $357 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 12/27/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2007
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/27/2014
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