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This charming two story log cabin is on 1.3 acres of wooded property nestled in an aspen grove near the quaint little mountain town of Allenspark, about 17 miles from downtown Estes Park. Enjoy all the amenities provided by Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park without the crowds! Play all day in Estes Park or Rocky Mountain National Park or any of the dozens of nearby attractions and then retire to this quiet piece of heaven where you can sit on the deck, unwind and actually hear the sounds of the mountains. WiFi is available.
Allenspark has a wonderful cafe for breakfasts and lunches as well as a five star gourmet restaurant for fine dining! The village is a perfect place - easy to reach from the Denver International Airport and yet a spectacular, serene, relaxing mountainous retreat.
This house has been visited by many and loved by all. Come see for yourself!
Things to do: On the doorstep of the Rocky Mountain National Park, you can enjoy a variety of activities all year round -- from leisurely hikes to vigorous mountain climbing, horseback riding, fly-fishing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides and much more.
Alternatively, you can simply relax in your romantic cottage and enjoy the peace and beauty of your surroundings, the wildlife and the mountain views. By night, enjoy wine by a crackling fire in the stone hearth. By day, explore the majesty of the Rockies. Wake up to a sparkling mountain view through the aspens. Cook traditional family recipes in the well-equipped kitchen. Play games in the sunroom.
This cabin is romantic for just two but able to handle a crowd. Glorious in the summer; intimate with warmth in the winter, it is a peaceful retreat.
Cabin layout gives private space to guests: The bedroom layout allows for private space for guests. The Master bedroom has a private balcony overlooking a secluded view od aspens and pines. The second bedroom on the main level has it's own upstairs room, and the upper level bedroom has an attached loft.
About the owner: The owner family (consisting of parents, two grown boys and their small families) regularly gathers for bonding time where their heart is -- Colorado.
Scattered around the US and abroad, they decided to re-establish a home base in Allenspark in 2005 -- skiing, snowboarding, 4-wheel driving, water rafting, hiking, camping, exploring -- celebrating the best of amazing Colorado..
They fell in love with this adorable vintage 1950’s log cabin in the middle of everything they enjoy of the Rockies. The family of ten absolutely loves this cozy, romantic, and spacious cabin and, because of that, believes that everyone will. They are thrilled to share the mountain experience with others, hoping that all will enjoy laughter and love there and build indelible joyful lifelong memories.
On private property of over an acre, there are places to build forts, lots of space for playing outside. Also a big array of imaginative dress up clothes, as well as board games, videos, cable TV, and toys. For teenagers, a 20' by 30' volleyball or badminton court with rubberized mulch. Also a horseshoe pit....moreless
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September to December
Sep 2 - Dec 19, 2014
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
7 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Jan to April
Jan 3 - Apr 30, 2015
2 night min stay
May 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 1, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
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Aspen Mountain Cabin is just outside the little village of Allenspark Colorado which sits at the national park's southeast corner, along the breathtaking Peak-to-Peak Highway. The highway itself is 55 miles of curves and scenery rivaling the postcards from Estes Park, 12 miles to the North. Established in 1918, this scenic town shows the way to some of Colorado's most famous and beautiful areas. Chief among these is the craggy, 14,255-foot Longs Peak, as well as Rocky Mountain National Park, host to alpine vistas, glacial basins and 3 million visitors annually. In addition to visiting Rocky Mountain National Park, visitors enjoy horseback riding at many nearby stables. Fishing during summer months and cross-country skiing in the winter makes the town an attractive year-round destination.
While peak tourist season occurs during the summer months, this town's hiking trails, located at an altitude of 8,521 feet, provide wonderful views of the changing aspen trees in autumn.
Other Activities: Horseback riding is popular in the area. There are many livery stables nearby -- one within 1 mile of the cabin
In nearby Estes Park, you can find white water rafting tours and mountain climbing guides.
Nearest Lakes: Lily Lake is a stunning alpine lake under the watchful gaze of Longs Peak and Mount Meeker. What makes Lily Lake a great family destination is that it’s right along the highway, so it’s easily accessible for people of all ages. The lake has sturdy picnic tables on the east shore. We had a family reunion several years ago and enjoyed a picnic there while watching the sun set behind the mountains. Instead of stopping at the tables, we struck out along the trail around the lake, which is only 0.8 miles long and handicap accessible. It is level and lined with logs, so it’s perfect for a wheelchair or a leisurely stroll. We walked past anglers fishing for the cutthroat trout. Other lakes: Marys Lake (trout fishing), Brainard Lake (fishing), Copeland Lake, Bear Lake.
The Webster cabin is a perfect base for numerous hikes of all levels of difficulty.
Twin Sisters: At the top, you can see the great majority of the RMNP peaks, as well as Moraine Park and many other areas in the Estes Park valley.
Other trails near the cabin: Little Mountain, Middle St Vrain (includes Timberlake Falls), Rock Creek (just a quarter mile from the cabin door), Long Lake, Isabelle Lake and Pawnee Pass, Brainard Lake to Blue Lake, Loch Vale (one of the best hikes in RMNP and offers something for everyone), Ridge between St Vrain and Meadow Mountain. Wild Basin (an excellent hike for small children–and only a few minutes away), Finch Lake (also known as the Allenspark Trail -- have wonderful views across Wild Basin to Meeker, Long’s, and many Continental Divide peaks toward the west), Sandbeach Lake Trail (the reward is rich: a unique and beautiful lake with a llarge sandy beach and wonderful mountain views. And the trailhead is only 10 minutes away from the cabin.) Chasm Lake (certainly one of the very best trails), hike to Fern Lake.
Ski: Eldora Mountain Resort offers skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and is snowshoe friendly! It is 32 miles from the Aspen Mountain Cabin. Here is some information about the Ski Resort:
Eldora opened for skiing in 1962.
Eldora receives 300 inches of snow per year qand boasts Colorado's best snow making system. Coverage is 100% of groomed terrain, more than any other resort in Colorado!
The base area of Eldora has an elevation of 9,200 feet above sea level. Top elevation is 10,800 feet.
The most difficult mountain to ski at Eldora is the Corona Bowl - a double black diamond!
Eldora is only 21 miles from Boulder and 47 miles from Denver.
It has 680 acres of skiable terrain and its longest run is 3 miles long!
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Jessie Lois Webster is the mother of two grown boys and four grandchildren. Thanks to the Air Force, much of her family’s growing up years was spent in Colorado – skiing, snowboarding, 4-wheel driving, water rafting, hiking, camping, exploring -- celebrating the best of amazing Colorado. Her boys and their families never left the area. Jessie’s graduate education from the University of Colorado, Boulder, led to a career in Corporate Training and Development which in turn, led to worldwide assignments with Hewlett Packard and Motorola. Even though her last position, CEO of a software company specializing in tools for human resource development, brought her to reside in Chicago, the family regularly gathers for bonding time where their heart is -- Colorado. In 2005 they decided to re-establish a home base in Allenspark. They fell in love with this adorable vintage 1950’s log cabin in the middle of everything they enjoy of the Rockies. The family of ten absolutely loves this cozy, romantic, and spacious cabin and, because of that, believes that everyone will. They are thrilled to share the mountain experience with others, hoping that all will enjoy laughter and love there and build indelible joyful lifelong memories.
Why the Owner Chose Estes Park:
Our family loves this cabin and its remarkable location, because it accommodates us all, yet is intimate and cozy.. Allenspark is a perfect place - easy to reach from the Denver International Airport and yet a spectacular, serene, relaxing mountainous retreat. In this quaint little town near Estes Park, we found an authentic vintage log cabin perfect for antiques and woodsy furnishings where wildlife is abundant.and the space is mountain-clean. Here abound a multitude of activities: Horseback riding, kayacking and whitewater rafting, down hill skiing, cross country skiing, easy hikes and challenging climbs. The cabin is surrounded by the Roosevelt National Forest and the Rocky Mountain National Park and its myriad of famous hiking trailheads. We make memories here, love and laugh, inspire and bring out the best in each other. It is a joy to share it with others. We know it is a perfect place for families to enjoy their time together,so we've stocked it with dress up clothes, toys, movies and games. It is a huge pleasure to make this sweet and wonderful cabin available to you.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
At the cabin we've created a space that is both romantic but also family friendly. Special features: * a luxurious bathroom with a hot air massage tub for two, walk-in shower, electric fireplace and flat screen TV, heated floors. * hammock for two * 20' by 30' volleyball/badminton court with rubberized mulch * horseshoe pit * 4 miles to the Wild Basin Entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park - close to some of the most beautiful trails in America - Within the borders of the Roosevelt National Forest * Each bedroom is a suite with its own space - outdoor spaces for individual musing -- a balcony, spacious deck, flagstone patio, - Private, serene property with aspen groves, pine trees and meadow spaces. Although you can see other cabins in the distance, they do not encroach on the property.
a bridge to quaint and luxuriously woodsy home
View of Ironclad Mountain from the deck, a good place to sip morning coffee
spacious place to relax
a luxurious master bath -- hot-air massage tub for 2, walk-in shower, fireplace,
Master Bedroom rustic elegance with a dimming light crystal chandelier.
Upstairs Queen sized bedroom and twin bed loft.
generously equipped kitchen
Sunroom-note the 12' of snow on the deck in winter. Cheery & sunny in summer
Enchanting log cabin on a 1.3 wooded property with wi-fi
Good place for breakfast and bird & chipmunk watching.
More of the Living Room
Romantic Master Bedroom.
2nd bedroom (queen) on the main floor. The cabin has 3 queen and 4 singles
Twin bed upstairs bedroom.
Cozy and warm Living Room. Ready for some smores!
Live happily ever after here....and create many great memories for your family.
beautiful in winter
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