Lake and Mountain View, Private Home, Convenient Location
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Summer 2016 is sold out, Summer of 2017 has available weeks.
If you found this property on VRBO as 142543, it will be 169616 in any correspondence through the website.
A tranquil setting, convenient to the Rocky Mountain National Park and to the town of Estes Park. A five minute drive will put you at the Rocky Mountain National Park entrance. Five minutes will also get you to the center of downtown Estes Park. Most restaurants are within ten minutes and all of the fine dining within fifteen minutes of this property.
This 2700 square foot home sits at an elevation of 8200 feet at the base of Rams Horn Mountain. Natural beauty and Wilderness are right outside the door.
We have named our mountain house 'Dream Lake' after one of our favorite hiking trail stops. Hiking trails in Rocky Mountain National Park to Emerald Lake and Lake Haiyaha take us past Dream Lake.
Hi-speed Internet, Secure Wireless network anywhere in the house and on the decks. Internet computer provided for guest use.Wireless printer with scan and copy.
Hi-def home theater with surround sound, Satellite, Netflix, movie library, DVR, DVD,VCR. Screen is 120' diagonal. Lots of entertainment here.
The theater has its own tv tuner,120 channels of satellite tv, This theater is very unique as you can view the mountains and wildlife while you are watching movies or TV!
Xbox 360 with controllers and games. Four rock band wireless guitars (including the Fender Mustang) with wireless drum set and key board.
Xbox 360 Kinect with games on a separate X-box console so you don't have to change connections.
We have about twenty video game titles at this time with all the popular rock band, Guitar hero, Halo,Kinect, and Wii games. Ask for a list.
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- 2700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Kids have a natural playground right outside the door.Older kids can walk roughly half a mile to Mary's Lake Campground store.A shuttle service runs in the summer and picks up at the store,travel to town or into the Park. It's free....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12
- All four bedrooms have log beds. A queen size sleeper sofa and one single sleeper sofa are in the lower living room. Tempurpedic pads are provided for the sleeper sofas to make sleeping on these beds very comfortable. A twin size roll-away bed is kept by the laundry room, and can be placed any where to accommodate a child or adult. Two Cribs, both are Graco Pac-n-Plays....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Each bath has a hair dryer. The master bath has an extra dryer and curling irons. Each bath has five towels in a rack, plus two on towel rods. There is a laundry room on the lower level. A large capacity Maytag washer and large capacity Maytag dryer are for guests to use. Laundry soap, dryer sheets,oxy clean, Dreft, and fabric softener provided. An iron and ironing board are also in the laundry room....moreless
- Folding tables and chairs can extend the Dining table to seat 16. Some furniture will need to be moved to have one long table. We have matching china and silver to serve 16. The kitchen is well equipped with two toasters, two coffee makers, an espresso/cappuccino machine, coffee grinder, a microwave, blender, mixer, malt mixer, bread maker, donvier-style ice cream maker, two crock pots, one 8.5 qt, one 1.5 qt., rice cooker, and numerous pots, pans and utensils. another microwave is in the lower living area. In addition to our matching setting for 16, the property has plenty of everyday plates, silver, cups and glasses, etc. There are two gas grilles. One is steps away from the kitchen on the south deck. The other grill is located on the lower level covered flagstone patio. This grill gets little use but is very nice to have if it rains....moreless
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Game Console:
- Video Games:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
For large groups, there are two folding banquet tables and eleven extra chairs. 16 can be seated at one large table. Some furniture will need to be moved to do one large table. Table cloths provided....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access:
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Computer Available:
- Filtered Water
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Area
- Living Room:
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Water Cooler
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
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- Deck / Patio:
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- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 19 - Nov 26, 2016
5 night min stay
Dec 18 - Jan 7, 2017
7 night min stay
Mar 1 - May 12, 2017
4 night min stay
May 13 - May 26, 2017
5 night min stay
High season 2017
May 27 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
late summer 2017
Sep 3 - Oct 7, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 5.7%
Jun,Jul, and Aug. are very high demand, only weekly Sat.-Sat. or Sun.- Sun. available these months
Snow removal is contracted November through April. 4wd is not necessary
50 % down at time of booking, Balance due 60 days from date of arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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This home is 2.9 miles from the center of Estes Park. Music, Art and festivals along with great shopping and dining are minutes away. The entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is 2.5 miles with its Hiking, wildlife, and sight seeing.
Mary's lake shore is about 1200 feet away. Mary's Lake Campground is about 2500 feet, and Mary's Lake Lodge about a mile by car around the south side of the lake. Mary's Lake Lodge has excellent dining.
We are on over an acre in an area where most properties are an acre or more. Our neighbors are mostly hidden from view by the trees and rock outcroppings.
It is very private, but not remote.
Bureau of Land Management public land is four hundred feet from our driveway. You can hike and explore for miles on Rams Horn Mountain and Giant Track Mountain.
Estes Park's 18 hole Golf course clubhouse is three miles from our driveway. The nine hole course is about four and a half miles away.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: We live an hour away in Fort Collins. We have vacationed all over and often rented homes to stay in, and those were our best vacation memories.
Why the Owner Chose Estes Park, CO, USA:
It's all about the view! This area of the Rockies is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and one of the few very beautiful locations that has year-round activities. The location and convenience are a nice bonus, but the views were the main consideration in choosing this property.Every room, every window in this house has a great view. We looked for years at Estes Park and Grand lake for a second home that would be an investment and eventually a retirement home for us. We saw lots of properties with no nice view, or tiny windows, or neighbors too close,too small,or too 'inconvenient' to get to. This home is in a perfect, very quiet spot. Our neighbors are few, they are not close by, and do not spoil the view. Getting to the Park, the restaurants, and the shopping are easy from this location. On Summer weekends when the town is jammed with tourists, it is easy to bypass the traffic by using Peak View and Riverside drive. We love to go hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, and access to the park is quick and easy from this location. The drive to the Park from our property does not go through town and traffic is never an issue even on Summer weekends.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We have gone a bit overboard with guest amenities. No vacation home has more entertainment options. The home theater with video games and movies will occupy the kids down stairs while the adults enjoy the view and 50 inch plasma tv upstairs.
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Well equipped kitchen with quartz counter tops
master bedroom, King bed pillowtop mattress
2nd of four bedroooms, Queen bed, pillowtop
Bedroom 3, on lower level with King bed and mountain view
Bedroom 4 has a 26 inch tv with a library of kids features
Aspen trees in fall colors, The view to the west.
Hear Elk Bugling in the fall
Wildlife watching from the deck on a warm and sunny October day.
Rock Stars,you have never played Rock Band like this! Keyboard, drums, mikes, Fender guitars, Including the Mustang and Stratocaster.
Lower Level bath. All baths are tub and shower combo
Fireplace, 50' plasma tv and Berkline electric lounge chair
comfortable living room with great view
The view toward Rocky Mountain National Park. All living areas and bedrooms share this view and every window in the house has a view.
Computer, printer/copy/scanner for guest use. WiFi internet throughout the house
North side of the house. Rams Horn Mountain is in the back ground.
Lower level bedroom 4 king can be converted to two twin size beds on request.
Lower level sleeping area off the theater room has a king and a twin bed.
Rocky Mountain National Park is 5 minutes away
Elk grazing by Mary's Lake on a Fall morning
The 'theater'. 10ft screen with dish,netflix,Wii,Xbox, Kinect, and movie library
Great birdwatching all year.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016
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