Peaceful, Historic Cabin Built by Rocky Mountain Natl Park
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review
Estes Park cabin description
The cabin is only a 10 minute walk to downtown Estes Park shopping and restaurants. It is 1255 square feet and is bordered on the north by a forest that was once part of Rocky Mountain National Park, and was deeded to the Historic MacGregor Ranch in a land exchange that enabled the Park to add hiking trails. These trails are from 1 to 3 miles north of the cabin. A large herd of elk live across from the Ranch which is 1/2 mile from the cabin.
Since Rocky Mountain National Park built the cabin as a one room cabin, the cabin has quite a large living room with a fireplace. From the backyard sandstone patio, you have a magnificent view of Lumpy Ridge, 'said to have the best granite rock climbing in the state' (Rocky Mountain News, Jan 20, 2009), and can see elk, deer, abert's squirrels, hummingbirds, wild turkey, numerous varieties of birds, chip monks, foxes, and other wildlife very close by, sometimes 2 feet from the window by the kitchen table.
Enjoy a morning cup of coffee on the front deck beneath the pines while looking at the views. At night roast marshmallows or hot dogs in the metal fire pit on the front deck while looking at the stars.
Although close to downtown, the cabin is in a secluded, quiet setting at the end of a street. Since you can walk into town, you will have both easy access to Estes Park's shopping and restaurants and the enjoyment of nature's tranquility and beauty.
PLEASE NO PETS OR SMOKING--my daughter and I have severe alleries.
Keywords: Cabin or house or peaceful or quiet or wildlife
- 1255 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon is a full size bed
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- 2 hair dryers are available
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Dining Area Seats:
- Ice Maker
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Washing Machine:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Wood Stove
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
- Satellite / Cable:
- DVD Player
Deck / Patio:
Deck on the south side and sandstone patio is on the north side. Both are good for star gazing. I also have a table and chairs under a large pine tree on the west side for wide life viewing....moreless
- Outdoor Grill:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Location & View
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hunting Small Game
- Mountain Climbing
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
- Sight Seeing
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Horseback Riding
- Fitness Center
- Whitewater Rafting
VRBO Bear stayed here:
My arrival to Estes Park was nothing less than breath taking. I and my friends arrived at our Rocky Mountain Cabin, pleased to find that that it was close enough to walk to town, but still nicely tucked away and peaceful. The cabin was built by the Rocky Mountain National Park and is kept immaculate. It was well appointed, spacious with very comfortable furnishings, beautiful photography and a fully stocked kitchen.
After the cubs got settled we found that the owners had set us up with coffee for the morning so we did not need to rush to the store. The cabin has a flat screen TV with dish network, many books to read, DVD’s and a nice stereo system for the all to listen to music if we wished.
We also discovered that the owner is a photographer, and left us a wonderful 8 x 10 photograph that she had taken of the snow capped mountains. What a nice gift! I was able to bring a piece of Estes Park home with me.
The night skies were brightened with stars like we had never seen! Every evening we sat out on one of the three patio areas to star gaze and soak up the cool crisp mountain air. The back patio is equipped with a very nice grill to cook your meals.
The mornings were just as glorious as the nights. After making some coffee we walked from the cabin to do some downtown shopping and over to the Historical Stanley Hotel for a tour. Estes Park has several trails to hike or bike, as well as a number of lakes where you can feed the ducks or rent paddle boats to get out on the water. Keep an eye out for the Elk, they are everywhere.
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 27 - Aug 31, 2014
5 night min stay
Sep 1 - Oct 14, 2014
5 night min stay
Nov 23 - Dec 1
3 night min stay
|Christmas/ New Years
Dec 21 - Jan 1
3 night min stay
|My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 9.7%
Business License on file with the Town of Estes Park.
Taxes are paid to Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park, and Estes Park Local Marketing District
Tax # on file with the Colorado Department of Revenue
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, nature and wildlife photography, and nature in general. We have bought brand new furniture throughout the cabin in June 2009 including 2 queen size beds.
Why the Owner Chose Estes Park:
Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the Crown Jewels of the National Park System! Estes Park is such a charming town. We fell in love with the serenity of the location being next to the forest and the large cabin with the large windows with the ability to watch wildlife from the windows.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Being within close walking distance of downtown Estes and close to Rocky Mountain National Park Trails. Living in a peaceful neighborhood at the end of a dead end street that is bordered on the north by a forest, MacGregor Ranch and seeing lots of wildlife.
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View of Cabin from Street
Lumpy Ridge from backyard
Deer Visiting next to cabin
Deck on South side of Cabin
Unusual Silver/Black Fox that Visits
View From South Deck
3 Newborn Elk calves near cabin
Hallett Peak in late September
Main bathroom with bathtub/shower
2nd bathroom with shower
Large Living Room and Fireplace
Bulk Elk With Velvet on horns beside cabin
View from Sandstone Patio of Forest
Mother fox and kit near cabin
Rocky Mountain National Park
Elk Bugling with 5 month old calves nearby close to cabin
Big Horned Sheep Near Trail Ridge Road
Beautiful Aspens Changing Color
2nd bathroom shower
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Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014
2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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