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Lake and Mountain View, Private Home, Convenient Location

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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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, September 2014 has some available dates.
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.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed:

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

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • 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

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Owners are allergic....moreless

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

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

          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

            ...moreless

          • 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

              • Games For Kids
              • Books For Adults
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • Music Library:

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

              • 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

              • 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

              • Books:

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

              • Satellite / Cable:

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

              • Games:

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

              • Video Library:

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

              • Television:

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

              • DVD Player:

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

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Lake
              • Lake View:

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

              • 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 and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  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

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Broadband Access:

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

                      • Water Cooler
                      • Living Area
                      • Iron & Board
                      • PC
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone:

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

                      • Fireplace:

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

                      • Internet:

                        Fast, secure, reliable internet. ...moreless

                      • Heating:

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

                      • Wireless Internet:

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

                      • Computer Available:

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

                      • Wood Fireplace:

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

                      • 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

                      • 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

                      • Clothes Dryer:

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

                      • Parking:

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

                      • 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

                      • Parking Off Street:

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

                      • Living Room:

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

                      • Air Conditioning:

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

                      • Linens Provided:

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

                      Kitchen

                      • Grill
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Blender
                      • Stove
                      • Coffee Maker:

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

                      • 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

                      • Microwave:

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

                      • Cooking Utensils:

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

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

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

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Oven:

                        Electric oven...moreless

                      • Toaster:

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

                      • 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

                      Outside

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

                      • 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

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer High Season
                      Jun 7 - Aug 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,500

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Late Summer
                      Sep 1 - Sep 27, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $350
                      $2,100

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Thanksgiving 2014
                      Nov 15 - Nov 30, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $450 $450
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $2,000

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Early December
                      Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,500

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      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
                      $1,500

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

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

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,500

                      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.


                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                      Location

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

                      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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                      Speaks: english

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                      • 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

                      • 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

                      • 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

                      • 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.

                      • Great birdwatching all year.

                        Great birdwatching all year.

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

                      $214 - $450 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

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                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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