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Perfect Mountain Home with Hot Tub-Entrance to RMNP!

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


About the property

4 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 making sleeping for 8-10 a possibility.

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
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

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 Front Range

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: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • 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
  • 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 8-10 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
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • 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-Entrance to RMNP!
average rating of 4.96 based on 50 reviews

Attention to personal need

  • 5 of 5

We got there late and asked Chris to pick us up cereal for the kids, and she did one better and had bread, bananas, juice, milk and cereal. We loved the space even though there is no privacy!!! The kids slept in the cubbies and nooks and loved it!! We played an epic game of hide and seek, sat in the hot tub, on the swing, enjoyed the closeness to rmnp, we enjoyed the large table for meals, and the list goes on and on!! We had a few minor issues, but didn't mind a bit because the hospitality is so great!! We left one of the kids' stuffies and they even sent it back! We truly enjoyed the view and our entire stay! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful mountain home with an Awesome view

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous mountain home! We loved it! No better place to enjoy all that Estes had to offer. Close to RMNP , hiking , trout fishing... what a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The most beautiful views and cozy home

  • 5 of 5

We took our family of 5 here for a Christmas vacation. We have three young adult boys. We are a blended family and we really enjoyed spending quality time together with no interruptions during Christmas time. We went skiing in Nederland and really enjoyed it. Hiked in the park and snowshoed. Had tons of deer around the cabin all of the time. The lady who kept up with the place was awesome! She texted us and stayed in touch with us from arrival until we left. Would recommend having an all-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive during the winter months. Thank you for a wonderful experience. Beautiful home!!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice view and location, but not for everyone

  • 3 of 5

The location of the property lends itself to a beautiful view. It is very peaceful and quiet. The house overall is big and spacious with a high ceiling on the main floor, but depending upon your guests and their needs, be aware it may not be for you.

The spiral staircases are unique going upstairs to the open loft, and downstairs to the basement, but are tight and not real conducive for carrying luggage or for elderly navigating them. Also, the openness of the facility, including high ceilings and having only one room with a door of

any kind offers little privacy. The one and only bathroom on the main floor is in the master bedroom, so any guest needing to use the " facilities " has to go through the master bedroom, which again limits privacy for those in that bedroom, and those using the facilities.

I was also surprised there was no provisions for recycling at the house, and were told there wasn't. Colorado is a beautiful place, and you would think conservation and recycling would be an utmost priority in keeping the asthetics pristine. I will say that Estes Park was no better, and while attending a local weekend festival, found the town woefully prepared in their efforts to collect trash from visitors or recycle. Trash cans were very few and far between with the number of attendees around the downtown area, and no recycling cans to be seen.

Overall, the house is, in my opinion, best suited for guests who do not require intimacy, unless you have a very limited number of guests, do NOT have limitations in mobility, and are prepared to drive to go anywhere in town. The location is not conducive to accessing town by foot.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry this guest felt this way but as you can tell by some of the details, you can't please everyone! First of all, when we open up our home to share, it is very disappointing to have someone rate the property this low due to the reasons mentioned without providing all of the details. 1) This guest inadvertantly left off that they have 4 children attending making the TOTAL 12 ,not 8. I agreed to the exception since was already booked. 2) It is listed with 3 king size beds and a futon and very precisely lays out how the house is situated. It has a separate parking area and door to the downstairs room. On the main floor with the master bedroom you walk right in without ANY steps so stating that it is not accessible is not fair!! The upstairs loft would be difficult with the spiral staircase or if elderly but unless you have all guests that are elderly or limited mobility, then would be fine for all others. 3) re: Openess, yes, that is a limitation as well as bathroom on main floor being in Master bedroom but is not fair to rate a 3/5?? 4) the concern that is not within walking distance to town is correct but is never mentioned in the listing so once again, not fair to rate this poorly when guest didn't read details! 5) the majority of the review (complaints) above were due to recycling!! and of the festival and town? Please write a complaint to the City of Estes and rate THAT poorly for not having enough trash cans or recycling. The listing never stated that we have recycling bins so if that much an issue, please next time choose a house that does as YOU will not be welcome at ours again! We (myself and our housekeeper/concierge) spend large amounts of time ensuring guests have a great stay and are available at a beckon call! Please see other reviews for confirmation of this. Best wishes and luck with other VRBO properties.
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Spectacular mountain views

  • 5 of 5

Very family friendly place to stay and take in all that Estes has to offer!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house, big living room and kitchen to spend time together in!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, easy to go out for hikes and activities. Worth mentioning is that it's open space all throughout the house which makes spending time together easy, however no doors to shut to where the beds are. All together a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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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
81 Miles
Winter Park
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