a 5 Star 3 BR Luxury Log Cabin Overlooking Rmnp Only 20 Minutes from Estes Park
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Three Bedroom luxury log cabin overlooking RMNP with spectacular panoramic views for miles across the Continental Divide. Since listing our cabin in 2014 over 90% of the guests have given our cabin a 5 Star review. (20 of 22 reviews)
If you are looking for quiet solitude that settles the soul, and easy 20 minute access to Estes Park this is the place. Our cabin is located 13 miles south of Estes Park on a private road on Coyote Hill.
It is more of a mountain home than a cabin. It has an open floor plan with kitchen, dining area and great room. For sleeping, it has three bedrooms and a living room (completely separate from the great room) with a wood burning sandstone fireplace, cozy living room with hide-a-bed, a rocking chair, desk and bookcases. The entire cabin is furnished in a high quality manner including original art, oriental rugs and several handcrafted pieces of furniture. It has great south and western views of RMNP’s Wild Basin. It sleeps nine people and includes all of the modern conveniences.
The location is perfect for hiking, mountain biking and relaxing. You will have close access to Rocky Mountain National park and its wide range of activities. Enjoy cocktails around the wood fire pit and watch the stars or sunrise while relaxing in the hot tub. Lots of wildlife, including birds, small animals and occasional Moose and Elk pay a visit. It is surrounded on three sides by large decks overlooking the continental divide.
The solid log cabin sits on 5 acres. It has hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings with distressed cypress paneling. There are great views from every room. You will see the sun rise or set over Mount Meeker as you look out the large windows in the family room from kitchen.
There are three bedrooms with queen-sized beds. The master bedroom has a hand made log bed, new mattress, skylight, private deck and full bath. The second and third bedrooms also have vaulted ceilings with large log purloins and views of the mountain. The third bedroom in addition to a queen bed has a single bed perfect for a child. The second and third bedrooms share a bathroom and shower. There is a high quality queen-sized inflatable hide-a-bed in the living room.
The cabin was completely remodeled in 2000 with high quality furnishings (including several hand crafted pieces) art and modern appliances including: new gas range in 2015, dishwasher, side-by-side refrigerator with water and ice dispenser in the door, trash compactor and filtered water at the sink and refrigerator. Kitchen cabinets are maple with granite tile countertops and backsplashes.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all the expected hand appliances: toasters, blenders, coffee grinder and coffee maker. Dishes and glassware are all new this season. The cabin also has a stacked Whirlpool Duet front-loading washer and dryer to take care of your laundry needs.
For entertainment, there is a 40 ‘ Sony Plasma TV with DVD and VCR player and a large (75) collection of classic and kids movies, Direct TV, Medium/lower speed Internet, MP3/ IPod player access to the sound system with multiple speakers both in and outside on the deck. There is no direct cell service in this area but you may be able to connect your iPhone via WIFI depending upon your network carrier. We do have an Internet toll free telephone
For relaxing outdoors, 900 sf of decks surround the cabin with log railings. On the main deck there is a sandstone wood burning fire pit to keep you warm while watching the sun go down, and enjoying music from outside speakers.
There is a large hot tub at one end of the deck with great views of the mountains perfect for watching the sunset, or having a cup of coffee while listening to NPR, as the sun rises in the morning, causing Mount Meeker to glow an amazing shade of pink.
Our cabin is equipped for our 7 grandchildren, with swings and a playhouse cabin for smaller kids. Older kids will enjoy the great tree house with 16-foot slide, fire pole, tire swing and tree swing. All the kid’s features are all within 30 feet of the front deck.
There are about 20 cabins on our private road with no full time residents. On most days you won’t see more than a car or two pass the cabin. Our property is adjacent to a 2000 acre Boulder open space that will never be developed; so hiking is just up the hill.
The cabin is very close (five miles) to the Wild Basin entrance to RMNP where a short hike will take you to Calypso cascades and waterfall. Several longer more challenging hikes are also options from this entrance.
For horseback riding, the Meeker Park Lodge and Stables are only three miles away. (Meeker Park lodge is over 80 years old and run by the original family. It is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day.) There is also horseback riding in Allenspark (five miles away) and the Aspen Lodge (5 miles away).
One of the great features of our cabin is easy access to Estes Park with out the traffic and congestion of an Estes Park location. For more a more lower pace visit Allenspark (5 miles) which has several restaurants including a new Rock Creek tavern for pizza, Meadow Mountain Cafe for big mountain breakfasts and healthy lunches, and the Fawn Brook in for luxury dining.
The cabin is 13 miles south of Estes Park so you are only 20 minutes away from the many attractions of Estes Park, including the main entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park and the world famous Trail Ridge Road (the highest continuously paved highway in the US). The drives over Trail Ridge Road makes a great day drive, passing over the 12,880' high continental divide to Grand Lake and back.
Estes Park has many attractions including golf, shopping and many weekend festivals, including the Longs Peak Scottish Highland Festival and the Elk Fest in the fall. You will probably see more Elk in Estes Park than anywhere else in Colorado. For kids, check out the Big Slide amusement park for lots of rides and fun. For more challenges try the ropes course next door.
If you are looking for a great place to relax with your friends and family in a secluded but luxurious environment our cabin is the place. Our cabin is located at 8650 ft elevation for warm summer days and cool summer nights. No AC needed here just open the windows.
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Member since: 2014
- 1820 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
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- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Two full baths Master BR with shower / tub second with shower
- The cabin is located on Coyote Hill at an elevation 8600 feet. Summer time temperatures normally in 70's evenings will drop to mid 40's Perfect for sleeping. When planning clothing for the mountains plan to dress in layers for flexibility. For guests requesting November or December bookings we will require a $250 refundable snow plowing reserve. Although these are not typically snowy months, weather is unpredictable. The cabin is located 3/4 of a mile up on a private road that is steep and is not plowed during the winter. If plowing is needed guest is responsible for first $250 of plowing costs. Four wheel drive vehicles are advised for Nov or Dec access due to possible snow ...moreless
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- Massage Therapist
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- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
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- Wildlife Viewing
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- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
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This is a satelite Internet access w/ only moderate 12MB speed & WIFI . Works fine for email and web surfing. Given limited 20 GB mo bandwidth, downloading hi bandwidth data / movies is not allowed...moreless
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Full kitchen with new Frigidaire Gas range/ oven. GE side by side refrigerator, ice maker . GE dishwasher, microwave,Trash compactor, garbage disposal. Filtered water for both sink and refrigerator....moreless
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Christmas /New Years 2016
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning Fee $195 + tax
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Refundable road plowing $250 + tax
- Tax Rate 8.5%
Rentals for November and December are subject to un plowed road access to the cabin. Although this is historically a period with minimal snowfall we cannot predict the weather. We strongly recommend a 4 wheel drive vehicle and if the road must be plowed there will be a $250 refundable surcharge collected at the time of the rental. If no plowing is required it will be refunded upon checkout.
Minimum stay is 5 nights unless noted for the Fall and Thanksgiving . Renter is required to purchase property damage protection for $59 providing $1500 insurance protection . $195 non refundable cleaning charge per week and Local taxes 8.5% 100% payment within 60 days of checkin. 100% refund for cancellations greater than 60 days, No refund for cancellations less than 60 days. Guests agree to terms of the 2016 rental agreement.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Just completed this summer was the 100th centennial anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park. Our cabin overlooks RMNP Wild Basin entrance , Mount Meeker and Longs Peak.
The beauty of our cabin is that it is totally quiet and secluded yet is only 20 minutes from Estes Park . You avoid the traffic and congestion of Estes in the summer time, yet have a spectacular view of RMNP off the front deck. We are 10 minutes from the Wild Basin less congested entrance to the park.
Why put up with the traffic and congestion of Estes Park when you can be in a luxurious 5 star cabin on 5 acres on a private road overlooking the park with one or two cars passing your cabin a day?
Year Purchased: 1978
About: We have owned this family cabin since 1978 , It was completely remodeled in 2000. We have 3 grown children and 7 grandkids. I have built several attractions for the kids that include a play house , tree house, swings and slide and sandbox All with in 30 feet of the deck
Why Allenspark, CO, USA:
It is quiet and beautiful with full access to the mountains . Its easy to get to only 90 minutes from Denver without the traffic problems of the western slope on I-75 With 5 acres of a secluded luxury mountain homier offers the best of both worlds. Its close to Estes Park ( 20 minutes) 10 minutes to the Wild Basin entrance of RMNP yet secluded with out the traffic, noise and congestion of Estes Park.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
High quality construction, design and furnishings coupled in a very secluded mountain environment . Perfect for children with an extensive play area including swings, , a tree house with slide, tire swing, rope swing and fire pole. Smaller kids love the playhouse and sand box, Older kids like to build huts and forts up on the old foundation. Five acres of seclusion with spectacular views of RMNP from the 700 sq/ft of wraparound decks including a hot tub and fire pit.
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Relax in tranquilithy on the expansive decks of a mountain home overlooking RMN
Watch Mt. Meeker change in the light next to the fire pit with a glass of wine
This our rare "Jackalope" you can see lots of hens but only a few bucks remain
Large Family room with Vermont Stove, media center and beautiful views of RMNP
Warm & cozy living room w/ massive stone fireplace, hardwood floor & hide-a-bed
Family room view of kitchen and dining room table. View out on covered deck
Modern fully equipped kitchen with new range, Ice maker, dishwasher & microwave.
Large 2nd bedroom with brass queen bed, and smaller twin . W/ views of mountains
Start your morning w/ the view of RMNP from the Hot Tub with your coffee and NPR
Watch the kids play on swings and sand box just 20' off the deck
Our covered side porch with glider, picnic table and large stainless steel grill
Mount Meeker view from off our deck 13,990"
The 'X' marks where the cabin is located over looking Rocky Mtn National Park
Three Moose just off our cabin deck on 8/31/15. Lots of birds, Elk and wildlife
Southwest view from library overlooking RMNP "Wild Basin park entrance
Media center with 40" plasma TV, cable, DVD/VCR and a library of classic movies
View from living room west into kitchen and family room. Overlooking Mt. Meeker
View of the kitchen and dining room from the great room
MBR with private bath, deck and handmade queen size log bed with new mattress.
Third bedroom with queen bed and views of RMNP
The view of Mt. Meeker & the continental divide from the fire pit on the deck.
Your kids will love the playhouse, and treehouse with swing, slide & fire pole
Sept /Oct views of the aspen trees changing across the mountains by the cabin
The Head Cabin on Coyote Hill Welcomes you
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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