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Walk to Town!Great Views!Great Location.Family or Romantic Retreat,Clean,Loved!

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Estes Park cottage description

Elk Cottage is truly our “home away from home”. This quiet, three bedroom, historic cottage is a short walk to downtown Estes Park. The knotty pine interior is warm and cozy with all the modern necessities. Enjoy views of the Stanley Hotel and Twin Owls from the deck off the master bedroom. Avoid parking hassles by parking at “home” and enjoy the views of the valley as you walk just 3 blocks to the downtown center, which also has a free shuttle bus (seasonal), that takes you everywhere in the Estes Valley. Grocery store is only ½ mile away. There will be Elk and other wildlife viewing opportunities. Peaceful residential street with several homes built in the 1920’s. This home will be perfect for vacationers who want to relax and enjoy Estes Park charm, and be close to restaurants and shops in a homespun atmosphere. It is a quaint and uniquely Estes Park cabin in town. You can even take the shuttle (summer) to Rocky Mountain National Park if you desire to ride and not drive, however, if you prefer to drive into the Park it is a short, easy access to both Park entrances.
In the summer enjoy your coffee on the deck or grill dinner on the barbeque. The fun in the Estes Valley is limitless. Staying in our “home away from home” you can be a visitor and a resident at the same time. Best of both worlds! You can do all of this without starting your car if you wish.
In the autumn enjoy the changing trees, the elk rut and migration through the valley, Scottish festival, Elk Fest, and some really great sales in the shops! Thanksgiving Holiday brings out the picturesque Holiday lights and decorations as well as a Catch the Glow Holiday parade the day after Thanksgiving. A truly heartwarming way to start the Season!
There is simply no better place to spend Christmas than this quaint, beautifully decorated mountain village. Winter is a fantastic time to visit Estes Park. It is quiet and peaceful and there are many things to do in the area such as snow shoeing, sledding, ice skating, playing in the snow, and enjoying a warm meal in the restaurants. January brings the Winter Festival which is something worth checking out.
Spring brings with it the newborn Elk calves and migration through the valley again. All in all, there are just no ends to the things to do in the Estes Park Valley…..oh and did I mention hiking and exploring in Rocky Mountain National Park? This home offers a close and convenient access to all amenities in the Estes Valley.
Please allow us to welcome you to our “home away from home”.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Pets Considered:

                2 dogs maximum. Fenced area in back....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • Oversized bathroom. Large shower/tub.

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Microwave
              • Ice Maker
              • Oven
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Please request this when reserving for special instructions...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                small electric ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                apartment sized...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                apartment sized...moreless

              • Living Room
              • Iron & Board
              • Heating

              Other Amenities

                  • Most amenities are within walking distance in town.


                  • Video Library:

                    some family friendly and children's movies...moreless

                  • Games:

                    several family games...moreless

                  • Toys
                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player


                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Community pool available in town....moreless

                      Outdoor Features


                      • Adventure
                      • Romantic
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View:

                            Beautiful views of Lumpy Ridge, surrounding mountains, Stanely Hotel....moreless


                          • Library
                          • Sailing
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Mountaineering
                          • Roller Blading
                          • Hunting
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Hiking
                          • Hunting Big Game
                          • Ice Skating
                          • Basketball Court
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Equestrian Events
                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Racquetball
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Whitewater Rafting
                          • Rafting
                          • Snowmobiling
                          • Skiing
                          • Snowboarding
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Swimming
                          • Laundromat
                          • Groceries
                          • Marina
                          • Museums
                          • Playground
                          • Recreation Center
                          • Churches
                          • Cinemas
                          • Live Theater
                          • Restaurants
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Festivals
                          • Walking
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Photography
                          • Shopping
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Miniature Golf
                          • Paddle Boating
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Sledding
                          • Boating
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Medical Services
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Hospital
                          • Tennis


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                          from 35 traveler reviews
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                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Nov 1 - Dec 21, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          Dec 22 - Jan 5, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          Jan 6 - Apr 30, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • cleaning $50
                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Pet Fee $25
                          • Tax Rate 10.5%


                          Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

                          Cancellation policy:

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                          Last updated: 09/15/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


                          75 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Denver International Airport, Denver CO
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          40 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Eldora , or cross country closer!
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Town of Estes Park
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Rocky Mountain National Park, tramway, Scottish Festival, Rodeo, Elk Fest, many arts festivals, fun park with large slide, bumper cars, go carts, trampoline and more. Snow shoeing, cross country ski, ice skating, sledding.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: We are natives of Colorado and love spending time in the mountains. We have raised three wonderful daughters and have 6 grandchildren. Living in Estes Park for several years was some of the best years of our lives. We presently live in Arvada, Colorado. We plan to move back to Estes Park in a few years. Estes Park is a great community for visitors or residents. Come and create some great memories!

                          Why the Owner Chose Estes Park:
                          We purchased this property because of it's unique Estes Park charm and history. Built in the 1920's it is cozy and warm but with all the modern conveniences of today. Updated but retains the 'cabin' feel that we love.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          The location of this property is perfect for enjoying the Park, beautiful scenic drives, or the many other Estes Valley activities. Close enough to walk or shuttle to almost anywhere in the area, including Rocky Mountain National Park. Quick and convenient access by car to activities. The deck off the kitchen and master bedroom has a great view of the Stanley Hotel and Lumpy Ridge. We have sat there many days and watched elk and deer grazing in the yard. The knotty pine interior is beautiful and creates a warm atmosphere.

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                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          • a common scene

                            a common scene

                          • Stanley Hotel view from deck

                            Stanley Hotel view from deck

                          • visitors in the yard

                            visitors in the yard

                          • Our afternoon entertainment. December 31st.

                            Our afternoon entertainment. December 31st.

                          • Icing on the mountain.

                            Icing on the mountain.

                          • cozy place to eat or play games.

                            cozy place to eat or play games.

                          • Twin Owls view from deck

                            Twin Owls view from deck

                          • Elk across the street

                            Elk across the street

                          • We are Mountain gnomes.  Come see your gnome away from home!

                            We are Mountain gnomes. Come see your gnome away from home!

                          • Elk Cottage in the winter

                            Elk Cottage in the winter

                          VRBO #441782

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                          Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014

                          $160 - $200 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 09/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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