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Tremendous Lake & Mountain Views, Minutes from Village & Rmnp

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Hilltop Mountain House overlooking Shadow Mountain Lake

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Last updated: 04/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to our family friendly Hilltop mountain home! We are just 2 miles outside of Rocky Mountain National Park and a mile and a half from the quaint Village of Grand Lake. Our ski-chalet style home offers the escape of a mountain get-away with the comforts of home. Enjoy the spectacular views of Shadow Mountain Lake, Grand Lake and the inspiring Indian Peaks from our large wrap-around deck or from the cozy, comfy couches in the spacious family room. Large picture windows throughout the main level allow for tremendous views no matter where you’re relaxing.

Our home is approximately 2,000 sq. feet and sits on two acres of beautiful land. We have two family rooms which make it nice for a larger family or 2 smaller ones. Cozy up to the fire, play board games, do puzzles or have a serious game of poker at the game table adjacent to the main floor family room & kitchen. There is plenty of room for everyone to do their relaxing.

Our bunkroom is fun for the kids and our two king-bed bedrooms up-stairs allow for parents privacy. The kitchen is roomy and easy to work in with everything you may need to prepare a great meal. Sit round our large dining room table or take it outside & BBQ and enjoy the beautiful mountain sunsets while dining outdoors.

Whether you are planning a good old-fashioned family vacation or a romantic mountain get-away, our home offers the perfect escape! We have a picturesque fire pit with large log seats and plenty of firewood to roast those marshmallows all night long.

Wildlife visit us often. Moose, elk, deer, foxes & a variety of birds are regular entertainment. Or, walk up the road and see if you can sneak-a-peek at the moose that linger in the willows around the pond just a short distance from the house. If you're up for more of an adventure drive into Rocky Mountain National Park where you are sure to see nature at it’s finest.

The Village of Grand Lake offers all the dining selections you could want, everything from fine dining to pizza & burgers. Or pack a picnic and enjoy the beach in town or rent kayaks and hunt out a place on Shadow Mountain Lake. There is everything from hiking, fishing, putt-putt, horseback riding, mountain biking, ATV’s, snowmobile, cross-country skiing, golfing, water-skiing, sailing, most likely anything that makes you happy on a mountain vacation. Or, how about just meandering the shops along the boardwalk and stopping for ice-cream & fudge!

Our location offers the perfect compromise to “getting away” but yet having it all! Everything you would want is available in the summer and for the winter vacation you can snowmobile right in town or get to downhill skiing at either Sol Vista in Granby or go a little further to the nationally known Winter Park & Mary Jane.

Year round, we know you will enjoy our Hilltop mountain home!


Keywords: Grand Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Family Friendly Home, Winter Park/Sol Vista
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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sleep Sofa in downstairs family room....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa, Bunk Beds (1), Day Bed w/trundle....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Firepit, Horseshoes, Board Games, Snowshoeing

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 17 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$199
$1,099
Early Summer
May 26 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
$1,799
4th of July
Jun 30 - Jul 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$325
$2,100
Summer
Jul 9 - Sep 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$295
$1,900
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$199

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning $150
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Tax Rate 5.7%

Notes:

Holiday Rates Apply to: New Years, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July (weekly rental reqd. unless otherwise agreed upon) Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas

$295.00/night For the Week around 4th of July


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: The Banks & Fenske families co-own. Susan & Jennifer are sisters & wanted to have a place that they could share lifetime memories with their families together. They love just hanging out & relaxing at the house, hiking, canoeing & picnicking on the shores of Shadow Mountain Lake. It wouldn't be a family gathering without a well thought out weekend of yummy food & dinners to prepare. Nothing says family like sitting around the dining room table enjoying a good meal together! Lance & David relax by chopping down trees & taking care of the land. Of course, there's always time to watch a baseball game! The kids love the laid-back feel of Grand Lake & love coming up to 'get-away' from the stresses of life. Family is number one with us & our mountain home helps us keep that a priority!

Why the Owner Chose Grand Lake, CO, USA:
We've been coming up to Grand Lake for nearly 25 years. David & his family have owned their family cabin for nearly 30. We love it that the area is so close to Rocky Mountain National Park & we love the fact that Grand Lake doesn't have a chain restaurant or coffee house. We love the beauty of of the lakes butting up to mountains & the charm of the board-walk village.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Fabulous Firepit with lots of log seating & beautiful views!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

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Photos

  • Hilltop Mountain House overlooking Shadow Mountain Lake

    Hilltop Mountain House overlooking Shadow Mountain Lake

  • Wildlife often visit & snack on our aspen!

    Wildlife often visit & snack on our aspen!

  • View from the driveway.

    View from the driveway.

  • Main floor family room.

    Main floor family room.

  • Game Table

    Game Table

  • Second Family Room.

    Second Family Room.

  • One of two king size bed bedrooms

    One of two king size bed bedrooms

  • Mount Baldy

    Mount Baldy

  • Powder Room

    Powder Room

  • Always plenty of snow for Snowmen & sledding!

    Always plenty of snow for Snowmen & sledding!

  • View from the wrap-around deck!

    View from the wrap-around deck!

  • Enjoy the views from the spacious 2 acres of land!

    Enjoy the views from the spacious 2 acres of land!

  • Wild flowers decorate the landscape!

    Wild flowers decorate the landscape!

  • Kitchen & dining room.

    Kitchen & dining room.

  • Family room showing stairs to lower level.

    Family room showing stairs to lower level.

  • Bunk room with trundle bed

    Bunk room with trundle bed

  • Play'n Putt-Putt in town!

    Play'n Putt-Putt in town!

  • More visiting wildlife!

    More visiting wildlife!

  • Old Fashioned Christmas

    Old Fashioned Christmas

  • Second Master Bedroom

    Second Master Bedroom

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017

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