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Awesome River Home, Mountain Views, Hot Tub, 5 Bedroom/4bath

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River looking to the West, mountains and beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park!

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Last updated: 12/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Our recently remodeled awesome river retreat home, 'Dancing Bears', is located on 300 feet of beautiful Big Thompson River frontage with views of Rocky Mountain National Park and the mountains. There is Rocky Mountain National Park land located across the river from our home. Estes Park is a little 'slice of heaven' and we are creating a comfortable, warm home to enjoy with your family and friends.

The home is laid out so that there is nice separation when
desired - 3 bedrooms and on one side of the family area and 2 bedrooms on the other side by the family area. There are 4 bathrooms.

The great room has large windows to the west with views of the mountains and large windows overlooking the Big Thompson River. A large rock fireplace. two sofas, a rocking chair, a big screen TV, DVD and stereo furnish the living room area of the great room. Play air hockey, pool or ping pong while watching the river from the great room. One of the sofas is a queen sleeper.


The dining room table is in the dining area of the great room and accommodates up to 14 people and overlooks the Big Thompson River. The kitchen has new stainless steel appliances and opens into the great room and dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped and ready for your culinary delights. There is a small powder room with a shower by the great room, dining area and kitchen.

The deck has new patio furniture for taking in
the beautiful Rocky Mountain sky, mountains and surroundings while listening and watching the river. There is a large grill for cooking your fresh caught trout. Enjoy the stars and the river as you relax in the hot tub after a day of hiking or snowshoeing.

The family area has a 40 inch TV, DVD, game system and a log twin sofa with a twin trundle.

The master bedroom, 'Bears', has windows overlooking the river, a door that opens onto the river front deck and a rock fireplace. There is a King Log bed and a TV for Mama and Papa Bear :). 'Bears' has an ensuite bathroom with a steam shower so Mama and Papa can have a very relaxing steam after a long hike.

Bedroom two, 'Trees' room has windows overlooking the river and has a King Log Bed.

There is a bathroom across the hall from 'Trees' and it has a bath tub with shower.

Bedroom three, 'Moose' is a second Master Suite and has a sliding glass door to a private balcony overlooking the river. 'Moose' has a king log bed, TV and an ensuite small bathroom with a shower shared with the 'American Flag' bedroom.

Bedroom four, 'American Flag', has windows overlooking the river. 'American Flag' has a King bed, a window overlooking the river and an ensuite small bathroom with a shower shared with 'Moose' second master bedroom.

Bedroom five, 'Wild Horses' has a king bed and a set of bunk beds, windows overlooking the river and a tv.

All of this and more makes 'Dancing Bears' a relaxing and rejuvenating home to enjoy with family and friends.

Approximately 1 1/2 miles to Rocky Mountain National Park and 1 mile to grocery store, etc.
No Smoking, Please. No Pets.

Here is the cancellation policy:
In the event that the Tenant cancels the reservation for any reason, a 5% cancellation fee of the total will be charged. If the cancellation occurs less than seventy five (75) days of the Check-In Date, all monies paid by Tenant will be forfeited if the Rental Property is not re-rented by the Check-In Date. Owner will make all reasonable efforts to re-rent the Rental Property by the Check-In Date.


Keywords: riverfront, river, home, rocky mountain national park, hiking, mountains, hot tub, fishing. fly fishing
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(612) 229-7999 (Minnesota, USA)

Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Everyone must be 28 or older or accompanied by parents. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Trees: 1 king

    Overlooking river with TV...moreless

  • Moose - 2nd Master: 1 king

    Private river deck, ensuite shared bath, TV...moreless

  • Wild Horses: 1 king, 1 bunk bed

    Overlooking river, TV, King & set of twin bunk beds ...moreless

  • Master: 1 king

    Master with ensuite bathroom, overlooking river & door...moreless

  • Family area: 3 twin/ single

    Twin sofa, twin trundle and fold out chair bed, TV...moreless

  • Great Room: 1 queen

    Comfy queen memory foam sleeper sofa, TV, River...moreless

  • Flag: 1 king

    Overlooking river, ensuite bath shared with Moose/2nd master...moreless

  • King size beds (5), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) Queen sofa bed in great room; Twin log sofa bed with twin trundle bed in family room, Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Hall Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Across from Trees bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    By Great Room, Dining Area and Kitchen...moreless

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    Steam shower, double vanity sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Ensuite shared Moose 2nd Master and Flag Bedrooms...moreless

  • 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Steam shower in Master Suite.

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Waterfront:

    On the Big Thompson River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Log table with views of river that can seat 12 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    2 car attached garage...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Fireplace in Great Room Fireplace in Master Suite...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Large Patio off of Great Room. Large covered deck off of Master Suite. Private river deck off of 'Moose' (2nd Master) bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large Patio off of Great Room. Large covered deck off of Master Suite. Private river deck off of 'Moose' (2nd Master) bedroom....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large propane grill. Attached to propane from house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Steam Shower
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas Holidays
Dec 23 - Dec 27, 2016
2 night min stay
$595
$3,995
New Years Week
Jan 2 - Jan 7, 2017
1 night min stay
$325 $345
Fri, Sat
$2,295
Spring Break 2017
Mar 3 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$295 $345
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,995
May 2017
May 1 - May 26, 2017
1 night min stay
$325 $395
Fri
$2,095
Early Summer
May 27 - Jun 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,795
Summer 2017
Jun 10 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,295

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall I 2017
Sep 3 - Oct 28, 2017
1 night min stay
$425 $475
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,895
Fall II 2017
Oct 29 - Nov 16, 2017
1 night min stay
$295 $345
Fri, Sat
$1,995
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 - Nov 25, 2017
5 night min stay
$575
$3,895
Winter Holidays 2017
Dec 21 - Jan 6, 2018
2 night min stay
$595
$3,995
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$245 $295
Fri, Sat
$1,695

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning & Hot Tub $225 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 5.55%

Notes:

Everyone must be 28 or older or accompanied by parents. Holiday rates may be higher. Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Years $3995/week; $595/night. Additional 3% for payment by debit or credit card. Cancellation fees apply. Security deposit refund is typically processed within 10 business days of check out. Here is the cancellation policy:

In the event that the Tenant cancels the reservation for any reason, a 5% cancellation fee of the total will be charged. If the cancellation occurs less than seventy five (75) days of the Check-In Date, all monies paid by Tenant will be forfeited if the Rental Property is not re-rented by the Check-In Date. Owner will make all reasonable efforts to re-rent the Rental Property by the Check-In Date.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 12/09/2016
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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Other Side
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Estes Park
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 36
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Other Side
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Eldora

Rocky Mountain National Park, Highest Road in the Continental USA, Air Hockey, Pool Table, Ping Pong

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: I consider myself to be very blessed and fortunate to live in a country where we can enjoy our freedoms. I am a lucky mom to a wonderful teenage son. I find the world and people fascinating and relish the time I can spend traveling and exploring.. I love to travel, experience the world and spend time outdoors.

Why the Owner Chose Estes Park, CO, USA:
I worked at the YMCA of the Rockies one summer while in college and I almost stayed rather than going back to college. I think Rocky Mountain National Park has some of the best hiking in the world. I love being by the water and soaking up the outdoors while listening to the soothing sounds of the river and taking in the spectacular rocky mountains. The energy around our home and along the river is awesome and being so close to Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park is wonderful.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are 1.5 miles to Rocky Mountain National Park and less than that to a grocery store and shopping. Relax by the river while reading a good book and being mesmerized by the spectacular beauty of the mountains and the sounds of the river. Sit on the river patio while fishing to your heart's content. Soak in the hot tub after hiking or snowshoeing while watching and listening to the river. Enjoy a soothing, peaceful steam shower anytime you desire. Relax with your morning cup of coffee on the patio taking in all the beauty. Enjoy a glass of wine on the deck as the sun sets behind the mountains while cooking those fresh caught fish on the grill.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

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Photos

  • River looking to the West, mountains and beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park!

    River looking to the West, mountains and beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park!

  • Dining Room table accommodates 14 people, look out onto river while dining!

    Dining Room table accommodates 14 people, look out onto river while dining!

  • Stainless steel gas stove wit 5 burners. Spices and a full set of cutlery.

    Stainless steel gas stove wit 5 burners. Spices and a full set of cutlery.

  • "Bear" Master Bedroom, On River, TV, Gas Fireplace, Deck

    "Bear" Master Bedroom, On River, TV, Gas Fireplace, Deck

  • Steam Shower in Master Bath . . . soooo relaxing!!!

    Steam Shower in Master Bath . . . soooo relaxing!!!

  • Hall bath across from Trees bedroom. Granite vanity and tub with shower.

    Hall bath across from Trees bedroom. Granite vanity and tub with shower.

  • Shared en-suite Moose and Flag Bedrooms bath

    Shared en-suite Moose and Flag Bedrooms bath

  • Wild Horses Bedroom, King & Set of Bunk Beds, On River, TV

    Wild Horses Bedroom, King & Set of Bunk Beds, On River, TV

  • Pool/Air Hockey/Ping Pong Table in Great Room overlooking River

    Pool/Air Hockey/Ping Pong Table in Great Room overlooking River

  • River side of our home. Deck, grill, patio furniture, hot tub and the River!

    River side of our home. Deck, grill, patio furniture, hot tub and the River!

  • Just coming up from the river and thought we would check out the great house.

    Just coming up from the river and thought we would check out the great house.

  • Just checking out the hot tub.

    Just checking out the hot tub.

  • Great Room, 2 Queen Sofas, 60" TV, Rocking Chair, Fireplace, Overloo...

    Great Room, 2 Queen Sofas, 60" TV, Rocking Chair, Fireplace, Overloo...

  • Small powder room with shower. By great room and kitchen.

    Small powder room with shower. By great room and kitchen.

  • Kitchen with new Stainless Steel Appliances

    Kitchen with new Stainless Steel Appliances

  • "Bear" Master Bath, Double Vanity, Steam Shower

    "Bear" Master Bath, Double Vanity, Steam Shower

  • "Trees" bedroom, King Bed, on River

    "Trees" bedroom, King Bed, on River

  • "Moose" 2nd Master, Private River Deck, TV, Shared ensuite Bathroom

    "Moose" 2nd Master, Private River Deck, TV, Shared ensuite Bathroom

  • American Flag, King Bed, Ensuite bath shared with Moose Bedroom, On River

    American Flag, King Bed, Ensuite bath shared with Moose Bedroom, On River

  • Family Area, 40" TV, XBox 360 with Kinect, Twin Log Sofa with Twin Trundle

    Family Area, 40" TV, XBox 360 with Kinect, Twin Log Sofa with Twin Trundle

  • Front of 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath, 2 Car Garage on River on quiet road. Awesome!!!

    Front of 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath, 2 Car Garage on River on quiet road. Awesome!!!

  • Hot Tub, overlooking river, Ahhhhh . . . so relaxing!!!

    Hot Tub, overlooking river, Ahhhhh . . . so relaxing!!!

  • Just getting a cool drink from the beautiful river.

    Just getting a cool drink from the beautiful river.

  • Saw several of the Big Horn Sheep in April. One posed for me.

    Saw several of the Big Horn Sheep in April. One posed for me.

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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