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Fjellheim - Enjoy Scandinavian Comfort in the Colorado Rockies

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Fjellheim is a vacation rental home located in Windcliff, a private mountainside residential community on the western slope of Ram's Horn Mountain.

Bordering on Rocky Mountain National Park and YMCA of the Rockies, Fjellheim offers the unique solitude of mountain living enhanced by breathtaking panoramic views of the Continental Divide.

Fjellheim has convenient access to hiking, fishing, horseback riding, golf, shopping, dining and a myriad of other vacation activities for all members of the family.

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More Details

Owner
Jan Evans
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Jan Evans

After growing up in Iowa, a marketing career with Caterpillar took us around the world, allowing us to live outside of the US for almost 20 years. Upon retirement, there was no question where we would spend the rest of our lives.... Estes Park, which we believe is one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Jan Evans purchased this house in 2008

Why Jan Evans chose Estes Park

We fell in love with Estes Park in 1969, when we honeymooned here. We bought our home here 20 years later, in 1989. Then we bought our rental 20 years later and spent several months refurbishing it the way we wanted. It is about 500 yards from our present home.

What makes this house unique

The rental home sits at 8,500 feet altitude with a clear view of the continental divide. Vacationers can enjoy whatever kind of holiday they want... solitude or a multitude of tourist activities, from horseback riding to hiking to shopping.

Amenities

Windcliff Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Lounging hammocks on Lower Deck

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

Fjellheim - Enjoy Scandinavian Comfort in the Colorado Rockies
average rating of 4.981132 based on 53 reviews
5

Best Stay in Estes Park!

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly exceptional property. The views of the Continental Divide are unmatched, and with three decks it is impossible not to have every opportunity to take in these great views. Also, because the neighborhood is very private, it is very quiet. At night all we could hear were the elk bugling and coyotes howling. Inside, the property is immaculate. Very comfortable and spacious. The hosts could not be any more gracious. I cannot imagine a better place to stay in the Estes Park area.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jackson, MO
5

Best Vacation Home Ever!

  • 5 of 5

I strongly recommend this home if you are considering...The owners take great care of their home, and exceptional care of their guests...meeting us upon arrival, checking in with us to make sure all was well. The pictures of the home can't do justice for the actual beauty its renters are in store for...the views are the best we've ever seen and we've stayed in several properties in or around Estes Park. From this point forward, we will only be staying at Fjellheim when visiting Estes Park area! Don't wait, book now!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Home with Amazing Mountain Views

  • 5 of 5

Jan & Carolyn were great hosts. The house was the right size for our family of 8 (7 adults and one child under 2), the kitchen was well stocked with initial supplies and the hosts had thought of everything to make your stay comfortable. The views were incredible, the hummingbirds were wonderful to watch and the location was perfect for getting into RMNP or town.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Mountain Home

  • 5 of 5

Jan and Carolyn were wonderful hosts and Fjellheim was THE BEST. They meet us when we arrived, and led us to Fjellheim. Their home is beautiful, and was very well stocked. And what a wonderful surprise; they left us a gift basket of Norwegian items to try! The view from the home was breathtaking; there are three decks for viewing, with a table and a grill on the middle deck, and hammocks on the lower deck. The hummingbirds kept us entertained as well as the deer we saw daily! It was both remote, but close to everything as well, 10 to 15 minutes from the entrance to RMNP. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and would definitely recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peoria, IL, USA
5

Amazing Mountain Home

  • 5 of 5

Jan & Carolyn were wonderful hosts. When we booked, they asked us what we were interested in doing on our trip, and, to our surprise, we soon received a large mailing including all sorts of brochures and information about Estes Park! They made arrangements to meet us on our day of arrival, and they showed us into a home that was neat, spacious, and well stocked with essentials. They also had a nice gift basket of Norwegian fare for us to sample. The view from the home is amazing, and it is very close to the YMCA of the Rockies and is only 10-15 minutes from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park and downtown Estes Park. There are three decks to enjoy the view, with two hammocks on the lower deck and a grill and patio set on the main deck, along with an active hummingbird population at the feeder. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and would definitely recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO
5

STL Cardinal Fan

  • 5 of 5

Our Fjellheim experience could not have been more enjoyable. Our hosts Jan & Carolyn were incredibly gracious and easy to work with. We made a last minute decision to arrive a day early...no problem. We were delayed by weather that kept us from arriving until 2:00am...no problem (Jan stayed up and met us at the front of the neighborhood to escort us up to the home.). The house was cozy and comfortable, even for our large family of eight. We found milk, eggs, bread and other basics to get us started. The home was clean and tidy. The views are 5 star and we have been blessed to travel extensively in and out of the country. You will never get tired of watching the sun rise and set over the front range of the Rockies, from any of the three beautiful decks. We had elk and mule deer inside our neighborhood daily. The value for our stay was incredible and we will look forward to visiting Fjellheim again soon. Thank you and God bless you Jan & Carolyn!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Windcliff Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$300
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

BASIC HOUSEKEEPING UPON DEPARTURE:
A. Trash collected from the house and placed in garbage barrel in garage.
B. Dirty dishes placed in the dishwasher and washer started.
C. Soiled bedding stripped and replaced with clean sheets.
D. Used towels removed from bathrooms.
E. At least one load of laundry started.

An advance payment of $300 is required upon confirmation of the rental dates. Two months prior to the actual rental period, 50% of the rental rate needs to be paid. The balance of rent is due upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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