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Alpentraum, Estes' Rustic, Family Friendly Home

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Last updated: 03/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Estes Park house description

Alpentraum, (Mountain Dream) was built in 1927 and has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and is a rare example of 'Old Estes Architecture'. Enjoy the mountain views and wildlife from the sunroom, dining room and kitchen, family room and deck. There is a screen porch game room that overlooks the Big Thompson River. The master bedroom has a king bed and is on the main floor, with a full bath. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms. there is a bedroom with 2 twin beds, a bedroom with a queen bed, and a bedroom with 2 sets of bunk beds. A 3/4 bath services the upstairs. Under the main floor, there is a separate 'maid's quarters', with a bunk bed and a 3/4 bath. This 'apartment' is the teenagers favorite. The house overlooks the Big Thompson River, and, various game trails cross the property. Please be aware that there are bears, elk, mountain lions, deer, bobcats, coyotes and other critters that live on the mountain.

We have a gourmet kitchen with stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. The kitchen was updated with new appliances (except the stove/oven) and new cooking pots, pans, utensils, dishes, flatware, stemware, etc. in 2013.

All beds, except the queen bed, were replaced in 2013.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO SMOKING ANYWHERE!...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    This is not an accessible home for any with disabilities....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 bunk bed

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  • The Master Bedroom has a king bed with reading lamps. It is a control central type of room, with access to the family room, bathroom and kitchen. The East bedroom has two twins with reading lamps, the middle bedroom has a queen bed with reading lamps, and the west bedroom has two sets of bunks. There is a maid's quarters downstairs with a bunk. There is a child's bed in the family room next to the master for scared children. All beds, except the queen bed, are new for the 2013 season. All linens are new....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Roomy...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    A typical 1920s 3/4...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    In the maid's quarters. The teenagers' favorite....moreless

  • All bathrooms reflect the 1927 character of the home. These are functional baths, built when baths were to function, not be a destination....moreless

Other Amenities

  • If you need a master suite, with whirlpools, bidets, granite and marble, towel warmers and bathrobes, this is probably not your place. If you like rustic, ambiance and want to be awed, this probably is your place. The bottom line, this is a very comfortable home that has all that Estes was, is, and will be. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    There is a beautiful continental divide view from the sunroom, family room, dining room and deck of this home....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Two dining areas able to seat many...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Kitchen:

    We have redone the kitchen to make it suitable for real cooks. Everything has been updated to reflect what a chef needs. Have at it!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    New in 2013...moreless

  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    This is perhaps the most fantastic part of the house. Wildlife, views comfort, the deck has it all....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Rate
May 8 - Jun 11, 2015
4 night min stay
$425
$2,850
Summer Rate
Jun 12 - Aug 22, 2015
5 night min stay
$495
$3,325
Fall
Aug 23 - Oct 10, 2015
4 night min stay
$425
$2,850

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 10.55%

Notes:

Any reservation for less than four days requires a $150 cleaning fee.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Location

Close to Rocky Mountain National Park, Downtown Estes Park and National Forest, there is an abundance of activities in the area. Our rustic home is an ideal place to explore the surrounding area.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is a true piece of Estes History. We have attempted to keep the identity of the home, while updating to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. If you like rustic, places like the 'Old Faithful Lodge' and watching wildlife from the deck or home, this place is for you! It is close to town, close to Rocky Mountain, and close to nature.


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Photos

  • Sun room.

    Sun room.

  • A custom picnic table for large family dinners and games.

    A custom picnic table for large family dinners and games.

  • Screened porch game room.

    Screened porch game room.

  • Custom log handrail.

    Custom log handrail.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • Upper hall with custom handrail.

    Upper hall with custom handrail.

  • The queen room.

    The queen room.

  • Our kitchen.

    Our kitchen.

  • Our kitchen.

    Our kitchen.

  • Deck, picnic table, chairs and grill.

    Deck, picnic table, chairs and grill.

  • The Maid's Quarters has a 3/4 bath and the washer and dryer

    The Maid's Quarters has a 3/4 bath and the washer and dryer

  • Elk!

    Elk!

  • Flattop, Hallett and the Divide from the sunroom

    Flattop, Hallett and the Divide from the sunroom

  • Warm, comfortable furnishings throughout.

    Warm, comfortable furnishings throughout.

  • The family room.

    The family room.

  • Dining room view after a Colorado snow.

    Dining room view after a Colorado snow.

  • Main floor bath.

    Main floor bath.

  • East bedroom.

    East bedroom.

  • The bunkhouse.

    The bunkhouse.

  • The reproduction stove/oven.

    The reproduction stove/oven.

  • Winter is a wonderful season in Estes Park.

    Winter is a wonderful season in Estes Park.

  • Windows face Continental Divide mountains and Mummy Range

    Windows face Continental Divide mountains and Mummy Range

  • The writing desk looks out over the Continental Divide

    The writing desk looks out over the Continental Divide

  • Read, relax, enjoy in the Colorado Rockies.

    Read, relax, enjoy in the Colorado Rockies.

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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/30/2015
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