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Three Level Home Away from Home - Near the Big Thompson River

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, sleeps 6 adults

From one of our guests (Somerset, England):

'We spent a fantastic week in this home. The house itself is excellent in terms of location, setting, decor and equipment with many thoughtful touches that added to the overall quality of our stay. The bedrooms are spacious, the den is excellent for children wanting their own space and the lounge and dining room make for a relaxed setting for a holiday. The house setting is picturesque whilst it is well located in relation to Estes Park...I wholeheartedly commend this home to anyone wishing to visit Colorado.'

The AlpineHaus is situated in the quiet, gated Blue Spruce Village Victorian community that has the Big Thompson River running through it and is ¼ mile outside the Estes Park city limits. The Rocky Mountain National Park Beaver Meadows Visitor Center and Park Headquarters are two miles from our vacation home and it is just a five minute drive to downtown Estes. The AlpineHaus is only ¼ mile from the original early 1900's entrance to the Park and a trailhead that leads to the Bear Lake/Moraine Park area, on the edge of the YMCA of the Rockies Conference and Activity Center.

Built in 2002, our three-level townhome has 2200 square feet of living space. The main level offers a greatroom with a stone fireplace (gas burning) and opens to a large deck with a picnic table and gas grill. Oak wainscoting and large windows adorn the greatroom and separate dining area with a large dining table. The fully-equipped kitchen and dining area have wood floors adding to the warmth and charm of this beautiful home. The main level greatroom also has a large LCD TV with a DVD player. Sit on the large deck to relax and view the elk, an occasional bear and other wildlife!

The upper level has three large bedrooms and a loft area with a game/puzzle table. The master bedroom has a king-size pine log bed and furnishings with a large bay window and jetted whirlpool tub in its private bathroom. The second bedroom also has a pine log queen bed and furnishings, two dormered windows and a private entrance to the second full bath (which also opens to the loft/hall area to share with the third bedroom). The third bedroom has a queen sized bed and a twin sized bed and dormered windows - perfect for a third couple or children.

The walkout lower level has a recreation room great for kids young and old with a LCD TV, DVD/VCR, video games, and patio area.

Walk fifty yards to the Big Thompson River for fly-fishing and relaxation. While our home is not directly on the river, the river runs through our private community and all owners and guests have access to common areas with picnic tables and seating areas.

Free Internet access via our broadband wireless connection (bring your laptop with wireless card if you need to check in at work occasionally or just want to surf the Net for various events going on in Estes and Rocky Mountain National Park while on vacation). Or perhaps you'll want to check the weather forecast prior to departing for a climb up Long's Peak!

The following are just a few more of the comments from our guest registry:

“It was great to come ‘home’ to this beautiful home each day. We travel the mountains every summer, and this is the best place we have ever stayed at!”

“One of the nicest places we have ever stayed in! You have a lovely home.”

'What a surprise to walk in your beautiful home!! Booking it on the internet was a bit scary but as soon as the door was opened, you could feel the warmth! A gorgeous setting and close to shopping, hiking and sightseeing. Can't wait to come back again!'

“We had a lot of wildlife here with a bear the first morning, deer and a fawn, beautiful birds…”

**Sorry, pets are not allowed and this is a no smoking residence**

Keywords: 3-Level Vacation Home w/Garage

More Details

Owner
Conrad and Kathy McCarty
Member since: 1997
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I am so glad I chose your place to stay in over the others. My eyes lit up the second I walked inside your lovely home. We are here because my best friend is getting married this weekend. While other guests stayed at the Stanley, we are so glad we chose your place all to ourselves.
Feb 2004
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Amenities

Estes Park Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder room - main level - toilet
    Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Part of master suite.
    Upstairs bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs bathroom for bedrooms 2 and 3.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with attached bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Lower level - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , portable crib available for use
  • Bedrooms all located on upper level with loft at the top of the stairs.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
Notes:
Free shuttle during peak season runs in front of Blue Spruce village to downtown, YMCA, RMNP. See VisitEstesPark.com for details.

Reviews

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Three Level Home Away from Home - Near the Big Thompson River
average rating of 4.857143 based on 60 reviews
5

Loved the house

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed staying at this location - everything was clean and well maintained, enjoyed the classic video game console in the lowest level. Our only regret was that we had to change our schedule due to a funeral and shorten our visit, the hosts were incredibly accommodating in helping us out due to the forced change. Thanks very much for a wonderful vacation and we look forward to coming back again, for a longer stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Really nice. Had everything we needed and Moore So close to town and national park. Would highly recommend to others

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice house.

  • 4 of 5

We had a very good time. House had most everything we needed and good location.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Such a perfect accommodations for our family of six.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property. Nice space for meal prep and dining.

It was a very well maintained property, inside and outside. We enjoyed the table on the deck as we enjoyed a cocktail and a little conversation, soaking up the late day sun before dinner. We loved seening the elk walk past the dining room window while eating breakfast. We missed the bear that was meandering around the fur tree out front one morning. The neighbor stopped by to tell us and showed us pictures. We all laughed a lot about it! other than that we were not disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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homey

  • 4 of 5

The place was very nice and clean! Got our work out in with the stairs! The owners were very helpful through email as needed. When they say bears, there are bears! Believe them! They open car doors so lock up. Location was great, clean and everyone was friendly. Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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A comfortable, inviting home. A great place for making memories!

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed easy access to Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park. The Alpine Haus was a great place to recover from hikes, play games and watch movies. Correspondence with Kathy and Conrad was informative and welcoming. We had a wonderful family vacation at the Alpine Haus!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Car: necessary

Golf (18 hole mountain & 9 hole executive courses), Fly-Fishing on premises, Boating on Lake Estes

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.55%

Discounts available for longer stays than the "Minimum Stay" number of days. Holiday rates may be higher. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.