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Perfect Mountain Home with Hot Tub! Near Entrance to RMNP #3134

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3+ bedroom/2.75 bath Mountain Home only 2 miles from Rocky Mountain National Pac

This one of a kind, 2500 sq. ft. home is situated on 28 acres of its OWN MOUNTAIN (Giant Track Mountain) with spectacular views of downtown Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. The home is at the end of the road on a private drive so VERY PRIVATE and secure. Hike to the top of the mountain and enjoy the pristine, snow-capped mountains of the Continental Divide. REST your sore muscles after hike in newly added Hot Tub!

This beautiful high end custom home with 180 degree views sits on over 28 acres and backs to Roosevelt National Forest, yet only 2 miles to downtown. The home has real natural light with skylights and Pella doors and low e windows to take in the majestic views. It has an open floor plan for entertaining with wraparound deck. The gourmet kitchen boasts cherry cabinets, granite, and professional series Viking appliances including gas range with grill, 5' refrigerator/freezer, full double convection ovens, and double dishwasher drawers. Other bonuses include HOT TUB, radiant in floor heat on main level, Jacuzzi tub in downstairs bathroom, commercial lighting, custom shelving throughout. Home also has Wireless Internet!!

Serene executive retreat you must see to believe. Adorable tiny old cabin on site makes a 4th bedroom as is wired with electricity but still a great primitive sleeping cabin for one extra guest.

The kitchen is adjacent to the dining room with table for 8 and also adjoins the large open living room with original rock fireplace. The master bedroom and bath are just off the kitchen on the main floor. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, TV, beautiful mountain views through the windows, and a private bathroom with walk-in shower.

Up the winding staircase and past the balcony, the second (loft) bedroom has a king-sized bed and its own private bathroom with double vanity sinks and walk-in shower.

The third bedroom is one floor below the main level and has its own outside door entrance or is accessed by the winding staircase down from living room. There is a king-size bed, plus an additional futon bed, and its own bathroom with shower, and Jacuzzi tub. This is ideal for couples or letting the teenagers have their own space.

There is a fourth separate bedroom with basic electricity in the SEPARATE trapper shed next to main house with a single bed if really daring!

For additional guests, the main floor has a queen air-mattress and there is an additional queen air-mattress for upstairs loft.

Three bathrooms make this an ideal home for larger groups. House equipped with Dish Network and Wi-Fi Internet provides information and entertainment options.

The wraparound deck affords views of downtown Estes Park and the Stanley Hotel property and the majestic mountains of Rocky Mountain National Park. The mountains of the Continental Divide can be seen by a hike up the mountain through the towering pine trees. Complete privacy and comfortable deck furniture make this the perfect place to hang out. Hot Tub is below upper deck for privacy. This property also has a two-car garage to keep your vehicle out of the elements( One side of the garage is available for guests.)


The convenient location of the house puts you just minutes away from downtown Estes Park, the YMCA of the Rockies, and Rocky Mountain National Park!

Book your trip to this truly unique destination and enjoy a vacation that your family will remember for a lifetime, and want to return year after year!

More Details

Steven McCrane
Member since: 2013
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2018

About Steven McCrane

Owners are Steven and Lori McCrane from Texas. We been enjoying Estes Park for many years when they were young and as their children grew up. There have been many found memories of the children at the YMCA camp and hikes to the Alluvial Fan and the lakes inside Rocky Mountain National Park. Steven and Lori live in Texas but plan to spend all the time they can here in Estes Park and share their home with others when they are not able to use it themselves.

Steven McCrane purchased this house in 2014

Why Steven McCrane chose Estes Park

We have been enjoying Estes Park for many years when we were young and as our children grew up. There have been many found memories of the children at the YMCA camp, hikes to the Alluvial Fan, go-cart rides and miniature golf and hikes inside Rocky Mountain National Park. Steven and Lori plan to spend all the time they can here in Estes Park and share their home with others when they are not able to use it themselves.

What makes this house unique

The private, serene nature of this home on the 28 acres and on it's OWN mountain for hikes and trail rides. WILDLIFE GALORE!!! On property this week (7/20/2014), 4 turkeys, (2) 8 point bucks, 2 elks and 1 baby elk, rabbits, ground squirrels, and beautiful hummingbirds.

In the park by Sprague Lake, a Black Bear.

On Trail Ridge Road, MANY Bull and Cow Elk, (4) Big Horn Sheep, 3 Moose, 2 Bald Eagles, and Marmots.


Estes Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Large walk-in shower
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower , Double vanity Sinks
    Downstairs bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , jetted tub , plus Double vanity sinks
  • One bathroom on each floor - very convenient for multi-family!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 king , Open Loft w/own bathroom with double vanity/walk-in shower
    Downstairs bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , King Bed plus futon/ separate bath with jacuzzi tub/shower
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , TV with private Master Bath and walk-in shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Small trapper shed
  • Also have two (2) plug in self-inflatable queen mattresses for use on EACH Floor making sleeping space available for 8 per new Estes Park Development codes. Plenty of room for small children to bunk down on comforters if needed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Have been coming up to Estes Park since I was young and now with our children as well. Many found memories of the children at the YMCA summer day camps and hiking on our own, go-cart racing and miniature golf as well!


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Perfect Mountain Home with Hot Tub! Near Entrance to RMNP #3134
average rating of 4.946429 based on 56 reviews

Dude's Trip

  • 5 of 5

I was worried the reality of the place wouldn't match the online pictures. I was so wrong. This place is incredible!

We planned our "Dude's Trip" on the premise of getting away from our significant others and families to reconnect with old friends. To that end, we needed a place that felt lived in yet beautiful. This place was the only one I found that met that test. The pictures are real.

The character of the home and the priceless 180 degree view added to every second we spent here.

We used the gas grill, had a few campfires, rested sore hiking muscles in the hot tub and watched The Shining twice!

The place feels secluded in wilderness but is also only 2-3 minutes from the store, 5 minutes from downtown Estes Park and 3-4 minutes from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. I place high value on the convenience the location offers.

We also took advantage of the hiking guidebooks that were provided in order to plan hikes to Sprague Lake, Alberta Falls , Bear Lake and the Bierstadt Trailhead.

We had a very busy backyard as well. We were visited by a group of approximately 25 wild turkeys, groups of up to 6 mule deer and elk too numerous to count. Talk about a habitat! If you want to see wildlife, it's literally out your back door!

At the end of the day we appreciated the cleanliness of the house, it's open design and comfortable resting quarters.

Our group will not forget the friendly, serene setting we encountered in this home. It provided the backdrop for 7 friends from Southern Minnesota to reconnect in a busy world.

We made a lot of new memories and captured plenty of them in pictures.

We plan to return to this property in the future as a group and some of us separately with our families.

Thanks go to Steven McCrane and Chris Ochoa for taking wonderful care of this property and choosing to share it with the world.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you for such a positive and descriptive review!! We would love to share our home with you again!
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Absolutely gorgeous home & views! hope to return soon.

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of room for extended family, fantastic set-up in kitchen. Enjoyed every minute of our stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, but windy!

  • 5 of 5

The house is gorgeous, well-appointed, and beautifully situated. Unfortunately our visit coincided with a very windy time and we couldn't do any outdoor activities comfortably until the departure day. Luckily, staying indoors was still a treat because the house is so comfortable and the owners have provided all the amenities to keep visitors entertained! Chris, the caretaker, was easy to reach and always available with information and assistance.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place for a family Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

We had our family Thanksgiving here, and we could't have been happier with our choice. The location is close to town and the park (maybe 5 minutes for both), but secluded enough that we could enjoy the quiet and privacy. We loved stepping outside each night to see the stars.

The space was clean, cozy and very well designed. We appreciated the large and well-stocked kitchen. How often does a rental house have everything you need to make a full Thanksgiving dinner? We were very impressed.

Finally, we were in very good hands with Chris who made sure we had everything we needed for our stay. We'd highly recommend this luxury cabin to anyone interested in visiting Estes Park.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Lot to Love: Views, Privacy and Proximity to the Park

  • 4 of 5

There is so much to love about this mountain home with such close proximity to restaurants, shopping and Rocky Mountain National Park. It's minutes away from everything. The views stretch 180 degrees and a bit more around the house. It has a full deck and hot tub. With three good size bedrooms with en suite baths, there is plenty of room for sleeping and the common areas -- kitchen, dining room and living room are spacious with quality furniture and appliances. For many good things there is a but.... In this not quite perfect mountain home there really are no walls. The upstairs is a super large loft with sloping ceilings (I'm 6'2" and bumped my head in the night multiple times). The space is incredibly large and wonderful but any noise that you make can be heard in the open areas on the middle level and is even transmitted down the circular staircase into the first level bedroom. In this house there are multiple large spaces but absolutely no private ones. Overall, we so loved the proximity to town and the park that we would do it again. It did take us a day or two to recognize that we all had to go to sleep at the same time and the first one up would influence the rising time of all the rest of the group.

Our trip was in the fall. We had spectacular hikes. We've been doing this fall event as a family for fourteen years in every major mountain area of the US. This was the very best.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding stay in a beautiful, quality built, well-equipped home.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay; thank you again for opening up your home. The house itself is open and welcoming with high quality beds, baths, kitchen and other furnishings. The owner provides amenities that are not always available in rentals, e.g linens and basic supplies, making the experience that much nicer. The location was perfect for us: peace, quiet, and nature surround you on the property, yet it's close to town. We enjoyed the firepit and hottub immensely, too. Nothing like the serenity of the mountains surrounding you: very relaxing.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Estes Park Aerial Tramway
Eldora Mountain Resort
only one hour away from our door!
Lake at Estes Park
just at downtown Estes and has rentals for paddle boat and boats
Downtown Estes Park Main Street
Quaint stroll through Downtown Estes with a local flair and an ice cream and taffy shop appe...
Twin Owls Steakhouse
FINE DINING!! OUR FAVORITE! Elk Kabobs Twin Owls 4X4 Steak and Lobster a must!
Bear Lake Trailhead
Easy walk and short Hike to this beautiful place
Estes Park Visitors Center
Estes Park Ride-A-Kart
a true family experience! Have been doing this with our young children and OLD children as i...
Lake Estes
Boat, paddle boat and paddle board rentals available.
Nymph lake
one of the best hikes but is rather strenuous but WELL WORTH THE HIKE! Views are breathtaking
Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Estes Park Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Other Side Restaurant
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
El Dora Ski Resort
Car: recommended

This property has it's OWN mountain to hike. 28 acres of Giant Track mountain around the house and also backs up to Roosevelt National Forest!! Entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is only 2 miles away! House is located at the end of the road on the mountain so VERY PRIVATE.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Insurance $79

Will be flexible to reduce minimum night amount based on rate and time of year.

When hiking the property on Giant Track Mountain, please beware of wildlife and have safety measures in place and do so at your own risk as owner is not responsible for accidents/slips/falls.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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