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Beautiful Longs Peak from our Patio.

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

Estes Park house description

Welcome to our home. We have the most unique location in to the Rockies. Our home sits on 3 acres of seclusion. We have a paved driveway leading you up through the ponderosa pine trees to the house. The house sits on one of the most level sights in the area. When you wake in the morning you will be able to see the sun coming up on Lake Estes, the snow covered mountain peaks, and the wildlife that roam the area. You'll be able to hear the birds because of the private setting of our home. You'll smell the fresh crisp pine scent only a mountain setting can offer.

From our large windows you can see Longs Peak, The Stanley Hotel, Lake Estes, The Continental Divide, Lumpy Ridge, The Stanley Park Fairgrounds, Twin Sisters, and much more.

We have a very large deck located on the west side of the house. An extra large patio that joins in on the south and west side of the home. A new 5 burner gas grill sets on the patio for your enjoyment. Plenty of patio furniture for your outside dining. If you like to listen to the rain and/or read a book or just smell the fresh mountain air during a rainy time we have an area of the patio that is covered with excess through the sliding door just off the dining room.

The Lake Estes Walking Trail is less than 200 yards from our back door. In less than 5 minutes, you can be in the heart of Estes Park.

If someone in your party needs handicap accessible, we can help. Our home is handicapped accessible on the main level.

A third full bathroom has been added for our summer guests. We also remodeled a large downstairs bedroom, adding a queen bed and a bunk bed and much more room. Also, a triple door was added to that room (#5 bedroom) to a walk out patio.

COLEEN AND I ONLY RENT OUR ESTES HOME IN THE SUMMER MONTHS.

Book early to be sure you get the best location in this area!!



Keywords: Formerly, The Rocky Mountain Overlook. Extremely private large home less than 150 yds. from Lake Estes and the walking/biking trail with great mountain views. A 'virtual tour' is available at http://tour.circlepix.com/7ak72c

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Bedroom 4

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              • Bedroom 5

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              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3) We have 3 queen beds., Double Beds (1) It's a hide-a=bed, Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2) The bottom of each are double beds and the top bunks are singles....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                We have DISH....moreless

              • Television:

                We have TV's in the kitchen, living room, one bedroom, and one down stairs for playing videos only....moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Games:

                Yes, we have a Wii downstairs....moreless

              • Video Library:

                We have many videos in our home....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Downtown Estes is less than 5 minutes driving and a nice walk from our home....moreless

              • Golf Course View
              • Lake View:

                You can see the lake easily from our home (about 400yds away)...moreless

              • Monument View
              • Mountain View:

                You can look in all four directions and see the mountain through our ponderosa pines....moreless

              • Village:

                You can see The Stanley Hotel, The Stanley Park, and a lot of Estes from our home....moreless

              • Water View:

                Lake Estes is just below our home. You can walk down to the lake from our property in less than 2 minutes....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Snowboarding
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining:

                We have room for 8 in the kitchen and 8 to 12 in the dining room....moreless

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Air conditioning is not needed. You're in the mountains....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage:

                Unless someone has special need, we don't let our guests use the garage....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Our living room is huge with mountain views galore....moreless

              • Parking:

                Our home sets on 3 acres. Parking is not a problem....moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone:

                We have Wii Fi....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                There are a lot of restaurants, some, that will cater if necessary....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                We have a bun coffee maker....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Lots of dishes and kitchen utensils....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                A large dish washer....moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave:

                We have a microwave upstairs and one downstairs...moreless

              • Oven:

                We have a double oven....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                We have many of the miss. items that are in your kitchen at home....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                (2)...moreless

              • Stove:

                We have a large stove in the middle of the kitchen....moreless

              • Toaster:

                We have a 4 hole toaster....moreless

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Outdoor Grill
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 5
              from 7 traveler reviews
              Beautiful Rocky Mountain views from this great vacation home! 07/15/2010

              VRBO Bear stayed here:


              I left for one of my favorite destinations, Estes Park, CO. Stepping out of the car in front of the Rocky Mountain Overlook, one is greeted by the scent of pine trees carried on mountain breezes and the sound of birds in those same trees. The Rocky Mountain Overlook takes full advantage of Estes Park’s magical location. Situated on a hillside above Lake Estes, it commands views of the lake and the entire Estes Valley, as well as Longs Peak and Mt. Meeker. The house is set on a wooded lot littered with boulders – a natural playground for any cubs and the ones that came with me took quickly to exploring the 3 acre lot.

              The real surprise was when we entered the house. It was a warm day, but the house was refreshingly cool when we walked in, and it stayed a comfortable temperature throughout our visit, even when the temperatures dropped at night, the house stayed warm. The Rocky Mountain Overlook is made for families, with the downstairs bedroom providing cub-friendly comforts like bunkbeds and a Wii console, while upstairs features a big kitchen and dining room, a comfortable living room, and even touches for the seniors like handicap accessible assists in the bathrooms and bathtubs. Did I mention the views? Even if you’re inside preparing dinner, you can enjoy the view of the valley through the open wall through to the dining room. Whoever designed this house truly appreciated the beauty of the site.

              Should you want to leave the house, it’s convenient to the rest of the area. The house itself is easily accessible from the main road into town, and from the house it’s a short walk down the hill to Lake Estes and the walking / biking trail that circles the lake, and it’s a short drive to downtown Estes Park. The cubs enjoyed trips to the Fun City amusement park, the YMCA of the Rockies, and Rocky Mountain National Park.

              I had a delightful stay at the Rocky Mountain Overlook. The owners were very helpful and easy to work with and clearly want to make their house a great vacation home for their guests. I am even more enamored of Estes Park and dreaming of my next visit.

              The VRBO Bear

              The VRBO Bear
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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              summer rates 2015
              May 16 - Sep 12, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $550
              $3,500

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              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • 200.00 cleaning fee $200
              • Tax Rate 7.5%

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              Location

              60 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              A nine hole and and 18 hole coarse.
              Estes Park
              Nearest Motorway
              Just below our home.
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Many restaurants within 5 minutes.

              Head to the mountains and Estes Park. A virtual tour is available. Just look up http:tour.circlepix.com/7ak72c

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: We love the walking trail, the elk close by, no close neighbors, and just being in the mountains. If you like having four seasons, but not to extreme, this is the perfect place for you and your family. We'll do everything we can to make your vacation 'one of the best'!!

              Why the Owner Chose Estes Park:
              We've always loved the mountains, nature and the area and this home gives all that along with the feeling that you're very alone.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Our guests will have the option of just enjoying the mountain views from our home and/or travel into Estes Park and/or on to Trail Ridge Road and the Rocky Mountains without a long drive. However, the main reason to stay at our home is the solitude. You'll really feel and see the nature. We have just added a second refrigerator, a freezer, and a second microwave in the downstairs so our guests may bring extra food, beverage, or whatever. We have added a third full bathroom downstairs for our guests. Our past guests have really enjoyed the seclusion of our home. It really is hard to believe that you're that close to Estes Park. We keep asking our guests what we need to change to make it better. We want our guests to come back, year after year. Our guests become our friends.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Beautiful Longs Peak from our Patio.

                Beautiful Longs Peak from our Patio.

              • View from the covered patio looking west.

                View from the covered patio looking west.

              • living room

                living room

              • dining room

                dining room

              • The master bedroom with a king bed and master bathroom.

                The master bedroom with a king bed and master bathroom.

              • The 3rd bedroom with a queen bed and closet room.

                The 3rd bedroom with a queen bed and closet room.

              • Fifth bedroom in basement. This room has doors that you can walk out to the west

                Fifth bedroom in basement. This room has doors that you can walk out to the west

              • The master bathroom has a double sink and ample room.

                The master bathroom has a double sink and ample room.

              • Southern most view of our home.

                Southern most view of our home.

              • View from the south showing the patio leading to the deck on the west side.

                View from the south showing the patio leading to the deck on the west side.

              • Queen fold out couch in living room

                Queen fold out couch in living room

              • From the south door looking east at the kitchen area.

                From the south door looking east at the kitchen area.

              • The 2nd bedroom with a queen bed and lots of closet space.

                The 2nd bedroom with a queen bed and lots of closet space.

              • Fourth bedroom in basement. Third bathroom connects to this room.

                Fourth bedroom in basement. Third bathroom connects to this room.

              • The main bathroom with a walk-in shower with both high and low shower heads.

                The main bathroom with a walk-in shower with both high and low shower heads.

              • A small herd of elk gathering just east of the garage.

                A small herd of elk gathering just east of the garage.

              VRBO #293908

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              Date last modified - Friday, January 23, 2015

              $550 per night (USD)
              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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              • Sleeps
                16
              • Bedrooms
                5
              • Bathrooms
                3.5
              • Property type
                House
              • Reviews
                7
              Owner
              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within an hour
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 01/21/2015
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