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Anna's Place - a Summer Rental on Grand Lake, Colorado

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

Stay at a rustic cottage nestled in the quiet grandeur of Colorado's Rocky Mountains. A quaint 1909 log cabin on the south shore of Grand Lake, Colorado (100 miles NW of Denver). 30 miles north of Winter Park.

Anna's Cabin offers its guests the beauty and solitude of Colorado's largest natural lake, with all the amenities of a modern home. Visit her site to see pictures of the cabin and the lake, and learn how you can have a magical summer vacation in the Rockies, renting the cabin by the week during the summer months.

Grand Lake is surrounded on three sides by Rocky Mountain National Park.

Keywords: Rustic Log Cabin

More Details

Steve Batty
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Steve Batty

I'm a retired adult educator who spends his summers in Grand Lake taking care of Anna's Place. For the eight fall, winter and spring months I live in SW Nebraska and build website, do video oral histories and serve on several boards.

Steve Batty purchased this cabin in 1909

Why Steve Batty chose Grand Lake

My family and another one from SW Nebraska purchased the two lots on Grand Lake in 1908 then built a duplex summer log home. It has been in the family every since.

What makes this cabin unique

The cottage is only a few feet from the lake with a large unattached boat house that can be used by guests. The lake and mountain view from the front and side porchs is one of the finest on the lake. There is a canoe and a kayak which guests can use. Sunbathing on the dock and boathouse roof are popular with some. Others choose to enjoy the nice weather and just read on the porch.


Grand Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , 1/2 bathroom off the kitchen on the first floor.
  • A 1/2 bath off the kitchen and a 3/4 bathroom on second level.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds in the green room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , One twin bed in the patriotic room.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Master bedroom, Rose Room, has one double bed.
  • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Our water is drawn from the lake so you should probably supply your own drinking water. I do supply a limited amount of town drinking water. Just need to tell me when you need more.


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Anna's Place - a Summer Rental on Grand Lake, Colorado
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

a little bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Anna's Place is a perfect quiet retreat. The lakefront and mountain views are absolutely beautiful. Steve is a wonderful host and always makes our stay relaxing and very comfortable.

We love this cabin!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very welcoming! Steve is very accommodating and we did not want to leave!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The stairs are difficult leading down The place is a classic The owner is nice and he is gracious.

  • 4 of 5

Onlky the physically fit can handle those stairs

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Larkspur, CO

Cabin on the lake

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Anna's Place the first week of June this year. The cabin is exactly as advertised; yes, it is rustic but cozy, and everything you need is provided. The view can't be beat, and the fact that you are right on the lake for an affordable price is wonderful. I enjoyed the details of the decor that Steve has thoughtfully added to the cabin; they provide interest as well as local history. The kitchen is small but very well-stocked. Steve was an accommodating host and even provided bottled water. Beware that there are many steps down to the cabin, but it's no problem unless you have trouble with stairs or bring a ton of stuff!

The deck off of the renter's side of the cabin was wonderful for a relaxing breakfast. Being able to have our boat right there was amazing! We even saw a moose right on the road above the cabin on our last morning there.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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the GREAT state of Kansas

A Perfect Get Away

  • 5 of 5

My family of four recently stayed at Anna’s Place (June 15-22, 2014) and had a wonderful time. The cabin, while rustic in nature was a place for us to enjoy each other as a family.

The kitchen had everything we needed and if it didn’t, Steve, the owner living next door, did. We enjoyed the occasional movie night complete with fire (It was still chilly in June!) and of course s’mores and popcorn too. The availability of free wifi allowed us to check in when needed and the boys liked having it too. The cabin was clean and the perfect getaway.

There were many trails in the area for hiking and the kayak and canoe were enjoyed by our older teenage boys (16 & 20). The boathouse roof was the perfect place to take in a good read and enjoy the sun and it also provided a challenge to us… a jump off of it into the water! The community of Grand Lake was friendly and eager to share. There are several ice cream shops within the city and we tried out three of them. All were great! -The boys even took the canoe one evening to get some! The local grocery stores were perfect for a quick run for any last minute items. There is some shopping downtown –Humphries is a must for the mom in the family. I went two different times. The fishermen will be able to purchase their license downtown but make sure you know your social security number (anyone 16 and older) as you will need it to get a license.

The Arapahoe Forest and the National Park are just short drives away. I encourage you to purchase your vehicle pass early as it lasts seven days. We used ours to drive to Estes Park and take in a half day horseback ride (Sombrero Stables) complete with steak dinner, Chuck wagon style. Beautiful! We saw many elk, moose, mountain goats and big horn sheep while traveling. Another activity we enjoyed was white water rafting. We drove to Idaho Springs to do this and chose AVA. ~This was well worth the drive and we really had a lot of fun.

Anna’s Place is a perfect little get away for the family. It’s quiet and tranquil setting(minus the beautiful sound of humming birds) allowed us to enjoy each other’s company yet it also provided some outdoor fun. We enjoyed our stay and getting to know Steve. He will take great care of you.

We left with lots of memories made and we are still talking about it.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Katy, TX

Perfect Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at Anna's Place, and have already made plans to go again next summer. The owner, Steve, was very helpful and definitely added to the pleasure of our stay. This rental was even better than we had hoped for - even more beautiful in person! I would highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Elaine. I also received your fish photos but have not open the attachment yet. I've been in Gramby most of the day helping an older friend with some computer needs. It's warm and windy and has been for the last several days. Thanks for the nice review. Maybe it will help others decide to try Anna's Place next summer. Steve
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Nearest Airport
115 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Pancho & Lefty's
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Grand Lake Golf Course
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Granby, CO
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Hwy 34
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sage Brush
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Grand Lake town beach
Car: necessary

Grand Lake is surrounded on three sides by Rocky Mountain National Park for lots of hiking, fishing and photos shots.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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