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Comfy Home with Location, Location and More Location(River-Ymca-Rmnp)

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Last updated: 03/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedroom Home with mountain and river views, Sleeps 7 (6 adults)

Estes Valley Vacation Home Operating Permit License #6025

'It's not just a transaction...for us it's our passion!'

AspenHaus 'Wanderer' is located in the Estes Park community of Aspen Brook with shared access to the Big Thompson River. From our cozy mountain home it's just a short walk into the Rocky Mountain National Park, 1/2 mile to the YMCA of the Rockies, 2 miles to the Beaver Meadows entrance of RMNP and 3.5 miles to the town center. Or simply leave your car at our home and take the FREE Estes Park Summer shuttle from a stop located less than 1/4 mile from AspenHaus Wanderer!!

Our 1,075 sq ft home has a main level vaulted great room which is an ideal gathering space...enjoy the ambiance of the gas log Colorado moss rock fireplace situated in a warm and inviting living room setting complete with an adjoining fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops and dining room area. Picture windows all artwork needed on these walls!

Step out on the deck to enjoy the sounds of the Big Thompson River, just a stone's throw-away; and sneak a peek of it through the pine trees along with the Continental Divide's Notchtop Mountain... you can take it all in while having your morning coffee, an evening glass of wine or cooking dinner on the grill. And while you are there be sure to say “hey” to our frequent visitors including elk, mule deer and wild turkeys!

The main floor bedroom has a king-sized bed with an adjoining full bath. Also on the main floor and adjacent to the kitchen is a laundry with full washer and dryer.

The second level of AspenHaus Wanderer has two bedrooms (a king bed in one and a combination queen/twin bunk in the other); sharing a full bathroom located off the loft hallway.

As our guest you will enjoy access to shared common fishing, picnic and playground areas along the Big Thompson river... all just a short walk from our cabin.

While you are at it you can take a short woodsy walk along the Big Thompson River and emerge to expansive views of Moraine Park. Visit the museum, catch the shuttle to other RMNP destinations or continue your hike on to Cub Lake where you will have extraordinary opportunities to view herds of elk along the way.

Need we go on... our family thinks that AspenHaus Wanderer is perfect in every way... not just another vacation rental but our perfect mountain home!

Of Note: AspenHaus Wanderer is down the road from AspenHaus Lodge (owned by our friends Mark and Sue Werder who will be facilitating your stay for us). We are all committed to providing you with the same ultimate Rocky Mountain experience you have come to know from AspenHaus!

Please check-out all of the AspenHaus reviews (VRBO #315065 VRBO 450831 & VRBO 502909)


Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1075 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Flat screen television in this room...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Flat screen television in this room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    queen/twin bunk bed combination (child only in upper bunk)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Note- Occupancy limited to 6 unless at least 1 child is staying


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    gas logs...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    room for 2 cars in front of cabin...moreless

  • Telephone:

    long distance and local...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 5
from 48 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Peak 2017
May 26 - Aug 24, 2017
3 night min stay
Fall 2017
Aug 25 - Nov 1, 2017
4 night min stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Housekeeping $175
  • Tax Rate 5.55%


Cancellation poliy-

If we receive notice 60 days (Peak)/30 days (non-Peak) before the date of your scheduled arrival, we will refund your deposit less $100 of it for administrative costs. If you notify us after 60 days but prior to 30 days from the date of your arrival, the full amount of your deposit will be retained. If you cancel within 30 days of the date of your arrival, you will be held responsible for the full amount of the charge for lodging. Note: For rentals of 30 days or more no refund will be given for cancellations within 120 days of reservation.

In all cases we will make every effort to re-book the property; and, if successful, we will refund a pro-rated share less administrative expenses.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/28/2017
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80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International Airport

Car: Recommended

The Rocky Mountain National Park Beaver Meadows entrance is within 2 miles of AspenHaus Cabin. Walk into the RMNP from trailheads which are 1/4 mile away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: We are life-long flat-landers (central Indiana) that discovered and fell in love with the Rocky Mountains well over 40 years ago. Our two daughters grew up hiking the trails in Rocky Mountain National Park on family vacations and we are delighted to see our 5 grandchildren now having that same experience with their parents. We are avid hikers (Wanderer!) and we enjoy the Park’s trails in boots or snow shoes. Many of our hikes begin right from the Wanderer’s doorstep and continue deep into the Park from trailheads less than ¼ mile away.

Why the Owner Chose Aspen Brook, Estes Park, CO, USA:
We bought the cabin over 20 years ago because of the location. As they say “location – location – location”. RMNP is one of our country’s great hiking parks and from the cabin’s front deck you have the Big Thompson River, the YMCA of the Rockies, the National Park trails and the Dunraven Inn all within a short walk...with the Beaver Meadows entrance to the RMNP, the village center of Estes Park and some of our favorite restaurants all within a short drive. We knew immediately that AspenHaus 'Wanderer' was the one for our family!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
While it’s a beautiful cabin that’s been entirely updated within the past couple of years the most significant benefit in our view is that you can walk directly into the RMNP or access the shuttle bus by foot to avoid summer traffic and delays! Come on up…park your car…and hit the trail. Or grab a good book and settle in on the deck to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Rocky Mountains.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

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  • Welcome to AspenHaus Wanderer!

    Welcome to AspenHaus Wanderer!

  • Main floor layout

    Main floor layout

  • From loft above

    From loft above

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Gas log fireplace

    Gas log fireplace

  • 1st floor Bathroom

    1st floor Bathroom

  • 2nd floor Bedroom (king bed)

    2nd floor Bedroom (king bed)

  • 2nd floor Bathroom

    2nd floor Bathroom

  • View of Big Thompson River from deck

    View of Big Thompson River from deck

  • One of our neighbors stopping by for brunch : )  Big Thompson River beyond road.

    One of our neighbors stopping by for brunch : ) Big Thompson River beyond road.

  • Our own family-time!  ~November 2013

    Our own family-time! ~November 2013

  • 'Wanderer'


  • Dining Room with seating for 6

    Dining Room with seating for 6

  • Fully equipped Kitchen

    Fully equipped Kitchen

  • 1st floor Bedroom (king bed)

    1st floor Bedroom (king bed)

  • 2nd floor layout

    2nd floor layout

  • 2nd floor Bunk Room

    2nd floor Bunk Room

  • View of Continental Divide from deck

    View of Continental Divide from deck

  • A friend of ours who stops by on a regular basis

    A friend of ours who stops by on a regular basis

  • Common playground area

    Common playground area

VRBO #502909

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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