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Cozy Cabin Steps from Rocky Mountain National Park

(45 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

This 1935 Cabin retains its old world mountain charm with restored original hardwood floors, cedar wall accents, and split log siding. At the same time it incorporates all modern conveniences necessary for a comfortable stay including a new kitchen, bathroom and energy efficient windows, one of which is a picture window allowing perfect views of the sunrise. Heating units keep the cabin cozy even on chilly nights.

Get away to this quiet retreat just steps away from Rocky Mountain National Park. Why not climb Eagle Cliff Mountain, rising behind the cabin. Or shop the unique stores in quaint downtown Estes Park. In the evenings, relax under the gazebo with 365 degree views of the mountains and watch for the family of deer that meanders through the property most days.

The cabin is open year round, allowing you to experience the beauty of the Rocky Mountains in any season or during any holiday.

Keywords: Log Cabin, Mountain Retreat, Cottage, Bungalow, Casita

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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/24/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    For very young children, there are two steps down to the bedrooms (There is a baby gate available.) Also there is no bathtub, just a shower....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    house-trained dogs; no cats....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

    Top bunk is a single bed. Bottom bunk is a couch/full bed....moreless

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

    This is a brand new sleeper sofa in 2012....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) pull-out couch in living room, Bunk Beds (1) single over double bunk bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • No bathtub--shower only.

Other Amenities

  • lots & lots of windows for light and cross breeze; gas heater for winter months....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    The cabin contains a small bookshelf where you can trade a book you have read for one that is provided....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    The new TV has an HDMI cable (full size) connected so you can watch free movies and sporting events from your laptop to the TV through your personal Netflicks, HULU or ESPN3 accounts. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Several different board games are provided for you....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Historic downtown Estes Park is 3 miles away with a summer shuttle bus stopping at the bottom of the hill....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Sitting inside the cabin you can look out through the expansive front window at the mountain just across the valley. From the patio table under the gazebo, you can enjoy a panoramic view....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    The cabin contains a table that will open up to comfortably seat 6 people. When not in use, it easily folds up against the wall taking up only about 8-10 inches of the living room....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace:

    electric heater stove ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    A propane furnace and electric heater stove keep the main living area cozy; electric wall heaters in each bedroom keep your nights at your preferred temperature....moreless

  • Internet:

    The cabin has its own internet service that is very fast and stable. You can connect multiple devices through the WIFI or connect the cat5 cable if you would prefer....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    two off road parking spots for cars only (nor RV's or motorhomes.)...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Two side-by-side spots available....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the serving bowls, pots, pans and grilling utensils are provided for you. You will find bottle openers, can openers, scissors...you name it....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There are lots of plates, bowl, cups, glasses and serving dishes. You will find almost everything you need in the kitchen....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    toaster oven, gas range, microwave & convection oven, counter top roaster, double sink with garbage disposal, dishwasher, 12 cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    microwave is also a convection oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    When you arrive you will find many condiments in the fridge for your use. In addition, the cupboards are stocked with coffee, sugar, tea, sweetener and many spices for cooking. ...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    flagstone patio with table, 4 chairs sheltered by rustic log gazebo....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    rustic log gazebo over flagstone patio....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.4
from 45 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
May 25 - Oct 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$160
$960
High Season
May 24 - Oct 15, 2018
3 night min stay
$165
$990
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$110
$625

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $15 + tax
  • Tax Rate 5.7%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rock Inn Mountain Tavern
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Estes Park Golf Course & Lake Estes Golf Course
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
'The Original' Dunraven Italian Restaurant
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
El Dora Mountain Resort

Car: Recommended

There is no better place to relax then on the side of Eagle Cliff Mountain! You can hike into the Rocky Mountain National Park or drive in without having to fight the tourist traffic in town. Eagle Cliff Mountain offers easy access to the YMCA of the Rockies, many nice restaurants and a small corner grocers, once again, without having to fight the tourist traffic in town.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: My husband & I own the cabin along with my retired parents. My husband is busy as Principal of a K-8 charter school in the Denver area, so my parents and I are the primary managers of the property. My parents were linguists, living in Peru, South America, for over 40 years. I was an English/Writing teacher for years but now work part time out of our home. We love to get away to our mountain retreat and hope that you will enjoy the peaceful quiet as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Estes Park, CO, USA:
My Great-Great Grandfather was a homesteader in Estes Park. Our branch of the family moved away from Colorado, but my father remembers spending summers in Estes park in the 1940's. Several of our family are living back in Colorado, and now we're thrilled to have a cabin in Estes Park where we can build memories with our children. In our completely unbiased opinion, Estes Park is the most beautiful year round vacation spot in the U.S.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Because the cabin faces Southeast, I love sitting in front of the picture window and watching the sun rise over the mountains. Likewise, the gazebo offers stunning views at sunset with the clouds turning pink and orange all around. And on full moon nights, the view is spectacular! The full kitchen and gas grill help to make life easy for us: eating dinner outside on the patio is always refreshing. Most afternoons, a family of deer meanders through the property on their way down the mountain. Our children love to climb the mountain behind the cabin and even play cellphone hide-and-seek among the trees, rocks, and outcroppings. As a family, we often walk the 20 minute trail skirting the mountain and ending up at the Moraine Park Museum. From there, we can take the summer shuttle bus almost anywhere in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Also a short walk away but at the bottom of the hill, we can take the free Estes Park shuttle bus into town in the summer and not worry about parking. Other times of year, we are a short 5 minute drive from downtown.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/24/2017

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Photos

  • Gazebo with gas grill

    Gazebo with gas grill

  • Living room with sofa bed.

    Living room with sofa bed.

  • Full sized fridge, double sink, dish washer, and electric coffee pot.

    Full sized fridge, double sink, dish washer, and electric coffee pot.

  • Drop leaf table folded up.

    Drop leaf table folded up.

  • Both leaves open sits up to 6 people.

    Both leaves open sits up to 6 people.

  • Tiled shower

    Tiled shower

  • Bedroom 1: queen bed

    Bedroom 1: queen bed

  • View from the front bedroom window.

    View from the front bedroom window.

  • Deer on the driveway.

    Deer on the driveway.

  • Open year round.

    Open year round.

  • Lunch under the gazebo.

    Lunch under the gazebo.

  • Living room with electric heating stove and TV

    Living room with electric heating stove and TV

  • Well equipped kitchen with plenty of counter space.

    Well equipped kitchen with plenty of counter space.

  • Gas range, microwave & convection oven, toaster, and toaster oven.

    Gas range, microwave & convection oven, toaster, and toaster oven.

  • One leaf open sits up to three people.

    One leaf open sits up to three people.

  • Wash Stand sink

    Wash Stand sink

  • Bedroom 2: bunk bed (twin over double.)

    Bedroom 2: bunk bed (twin over double.)

  • Elk on the patio.

    Elk on the patio.

  • Eagle Cliff Road on the way up to the cabin.

    Eagle Cliff Road on the way up to the cabin.

VRBO #321039

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017

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