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GREAT FLY FISHING! PRIVATE RIVER ACCESS SITUATED ON 5 ACRES AWESOME VIEWS

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,850 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Big Pine Cabin sits on 5 acres of wooded land on a mountainside and is bordered by The Roosevelt National Forrest in the Big Thompson Canyon. Known for it's breathtaking views of rock out cropings, pine trees, wildflowers, the Big Thompson River and of course the wildlife.Big Pine Cabin is only 4 miles from downtown Estes Park,so you can enjoy all that town has to offer and find peace and quiet here when you tire of the crowds. The Big Thompson is the home of the Big Horn Sheep which can be seen off the roadway looking for nibbles of grass, keep your eyes open and camera's ready! Elk like the one featured in the picture right off our deck pass through our yard on the way to the river for a drink as well as deer and other wildlife. As a guest of Big Pine Cabin you have access to our private property on the Big Thompson River,(approx. 100 yards from our door to the stairway envision a standard football field)that leads down to the river.Early morning is a perfect time to fly fish (we do have a few standard fishing poles and a tackle box but the more seasoned fisherman usually bring their own.)You may choose to enjoy your morning coffee on the deck as you listen to the birds sing the sun up through the trees you may see several hummingbirds sipping the nectar off the flowers, just don't wear red or they might think you are a very large geranium. Keep your eye out for a spotted fawn or the antlers of a buck,and of course a bear or two may amble by, they stay their distance as we never feed them or leave out any food.There is an beautiful owl that lives on the property that hunts from one of the larger trees out off the deck. We have a large stainless steel propane grill so cook out as much as you like and enjoy eating under the umbrella when the sun is too hot! Star gazing on the deck while sitting by the outdoor propane heater to keep warm and cozy is one of our favorite ways to spend an evening.

The main level consists of the living room which is carpeted with leather furniture and free standing wood stove with glass door so you can relax and watch the fire. But don't worry there is a furnace for those who would rather turn a dial. The television a H.D. smart T.V. and is hooked to Direct T.V. and net flix. There are tons of movies plus cartoons and kiddie movies downloaded all free to you. Our dining room and kitchen is an open tiled area with sliding glass doors to our deck and windows that give you a view of the woods right from the large dining table bought in 2016.

The kitchen has a supply of spices and other staples for your convenience. Your basic appliances ( fridge and stove top, oven, dishwasher plus microwave, toaster ,coffee pot, ice tea maker, crock pot,and blender. The guest bathroom is tiled and has a tub and shower, while the master bathroom has a tile shower with built in bench and massage jets. The master bedroom has a new bought Jan. 2017 select comfort king size bed (your back will love it) and log furniture, ceiling fan and quilts for the cool mountain nights. The loft sleeps two on a double size bed with it's sky lights and ceiling fan is a perfect place for the kids (we also have a pac n play crib). Up stairs are two bedrooms one queen and the other has a full size bed. All bedrooms are carpeted and have lots of pillows and quilts! For the safety of our guests we use a sleep defense system( all mattresses and box springs are enclosed in protective coverings)

We have free WiFi so you can stay connected (if you choose to) We have an assortment of games, toys, puzzles, books, horse shoes you can set up and assortment of trucks balls all in an outside toy box. We also have a porta potty, booster chairs and stroller to make your stay easier.

We are a non-smoking residence this includes tobacco products and marijuana and cannot accept any pets. We must follow Estes Park guidelines for our house only eight people allowed children included.

More Details

Owner
Marilyn Powell
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely home, very well equipped. We enjoyed our stay very much.
Jun 2014
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Amenities

Drake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • rules are located in rental agreement which can be found online as well as in cabin
  • There is a max of 8 people, children are included , if you exceed 8 people total your reservation will be cancelled and there will be no refund.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , painted and tub and tiled shower installed 2016
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Tiled shower with massage jets and hand held shower massage
  • 2 BATHROOMS, 2 HAIR DRYERS Bathroom # 1 is a private bath in Master suite. Bathroom #2 is a shared full bath for upstairs bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bedroom new select comfort mattress purchased 2018
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 queen , Loft is part of the master suite
  • We also have 2 pac and carry porta crib
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Should require cleaning service during your stay it is available for $20.00 an hour. We will be happy to make the beds load up the dishwasher throw in a load of laundry for you ect. to arrange this service, call or email the owner.

Reviews

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GREAT FLY FISHING! PRIVATE RIVER ACCESS SITUATED ON 5 ACRES AWESOME VIEWS
average rating of 4.66129 based on 77 reviews
5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place. Short distance from the park. House stocked well and very clean owner gives detailed instructions on area and home

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cabin for our family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

First of all let me say that Marilyn, the owner, was absolutely wonderful to work with. From the time we chose her lovely place, to the detailed directions to the cabin she provided, the homemade cookies and bag of coffee awaiting us upon arrival, recommendations for dinner she was just awesome. When we had a problem finding the stroller she tracked it down for us and had it at the cabin within 30minutes. She is amazing and goes above and beyond to make your stay great.

The cabin is in a great location, about a 5 minute drive from Estes Park and we found it to be a quiet retreat from the busy town, but close enough if we needed something at the store.

Marilyn has certainly thought of everything when it comes to making you feel at home. The kitchen is well equipped with pot, pans , bakeware, dishes and much more. Appliances are all new and the washer and dryer were a lifesaver to our family of 7 with an 18 month old.

The deck was wonderful in the evening and a very relaxing place to spend the evening. There were many games and toys inside and outside the house to keep our two older grandchildren occupied.

This was the perfect place for our family to stay and would highly recommend it to anyone! Thank you Marilyn !

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing location and amenities

  • 5 of 5

This has been our favorite cabin rental. The cabin instantly feels warm and inviting. The deck is perfect for evenings. The cabin is well stocked with anything you could need. The location is really neat and you can hear the river flowing at all hours. A great location right outside of Estes Park. We would rent again in a heartbeat😁😁

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

8 of us stayed at this house and we all had plenty of room. The house was clean and the river was only a short walk. You could hear the river from the back deck. Marilyn was more than accommodating and available if we needed anything. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location for a family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at the house and we would definitely stay again. Everything is clean and welcoming when you come in and Marilyn even had muffins and a basket with coffee and tea waiting on the counter. The house was comfortable and convenient to town and hiking.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter and parents spent four nights at this wonderful home. It was perfect for the five of us. Marilyn is a true gem to work with and always responded quickly and was willing to help with anything we needed. I'm a very picky person and this place was perfect for us. Beds were comfy and the kitchen had everything we needed. The guys enjoyed fishing in the river and the girls sat on the deck and relaxed. Would definitely recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Denver Int. Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lake Estes Executive Golf course
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Denver
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Lake Shore Lodge
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Eldora ski

Just 3 miles up the Big Thompson Canyon to downtown Estes Park and explore the shops and resturaunts, catch a free outdoor concert. Spend a day or two exploring Rocky Mtn. National Park a must!! Check out the Marina at Lake Estes(boat and bike rentals available) or just relax and enjoy a picnic (they have tables & grills). There are several outdoor shops that rent bikes, tubes,skiis,snow shoes,fishing equipment. Denver is only 1 hour and 15 minutes away with vast art exhibits and galleries, water parks, museums and the zoo.Approx. 1 and 1/2 hours to Central City if you like to gamble and check out the 'ole salons.'

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Property Damage Insurance $59

Rates and fees are subject to change until payment is received.A housekeeping fee is also added at time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.