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A 5 Star 3 BR Luxury Log Cabin Overlooking RMNP only 20 minutes from Estes Park

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,821 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Secluded luxury log home solitude. away from Estes Park traffic /congestion

Three Bedroom luxury log cabin overlooking RMNP with spectacular panoramic views for miles across the Continental Divide. Since listing our cabin in 2014 over 98% of the guests have given our cabin a 5 Star review. For this year 2017 100% of our guests rated us as 5 stars.

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.

Many amendities for kids, including a tree house with a side and firepole pole , playhouse, sand box, and swings. We have 7 grandkids and they all love it.

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.

More Details

Property Manager
Denny Head
Member since: 2014
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:
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2018

About Denny Head

We have owned this family cabin since 1978 , It was completely remodeled in 2000. We have 3 grown children and 7 grandkids. Many amendities for kids, including a tree house with a side and firepole pole , playhouse, sand box, and swings. We have 7 grandkids and they all love it. Nearly all with in 30 feet of the deck

Denny Head purchased this cabin in 1978

Why Denny Head chose Allenspark

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.

What makes this cabin unique

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.


Allenspark Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1821 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Two full baths Master BR with shower / tub second with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Total of 4 queen size beds and one twin bed. One bed consist of an inflatable sofa bed. A portable crib is available located in back bedroom closet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
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. November/ December Rentals 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 accessing the cabin . Four wheel drive vehicles are advised for Nov or Dec access due to possible snow


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A 5 Star 3 BR Luxury Log Cabin Overlooking RMNP only 20 minutes from Estes Park
average rating of 4.869565 based on 46 reviews
Denver, Co.

Wonderful!!! Beautiful scenery and peaceful terrain!

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect trip to the mountains! The weather was gorgeous and we saw moose, elk, and lots of beautiful birds. The cabin is spectacular with gorgeous views! It is so peaceful! Our children loved all the kid friendly things to do and we loved the hot tub and the views! We will definitely come back for another perfect family vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lindsay you and your family are always welcome back.
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House in the woods!

  • 4 of 5

Our group of 7 had a great stay in this beautiful house just after Christmas. Everything that was stated in the description was accurate and the accommodations were very nice. The well water smell was off-putting for the first few rounds of showers but it seemed to decrease significantly by the end of the week. The owners were good to provide lots of bottles of local spring water for drinking and cooking and it was an interesting trip to the natural spring to refill the bottles. We were asked when we submitted our reservation request if we all had 4WD drive vehicles, which we do and they were definitely needed, especially after it snowed. The views are fantastic! We had very high winds while we were there but we were nice and warm inside the entire time. The kitchen was well appointed and we enjoyed cooking many family meals while we were there. We were delighted to spot a mama moose and calf on the road up to the house after an early morning drive to RMNP.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being our post Christmas guests. we are glad you had a good visit on Coyote Hill. Sorry about the water smell. the cabin's last visitor was about 8 weeks earlier and the water probably has been in the pipes for that period of time. Please come back again soon
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Very cozy and wildlife all around

  • 5 of 5

Love it

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay !

  • 5 of 5

The cabin and surrounding property is beautiful. Saw a bull moose in the backyard and saw another moose and two calves laid up in the yard. Owner attentive to detail . Would highly recommend as a place to stay

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris. For your second stay at our cabin we appreciate your business and your nice review
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Perfect Mountain Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at the Head cabin and it again lived up to all the promises of a relaxing and perfect vacation. The location is ideal. You feel isolated but also only a short drive to all the major parks/trailheads and Estes. Our four kids (ages 6-13) loved the fort area, target practice range and zip line, as well as the hot tub on the cool August evenings. We'll be back again soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks John. Nothing better than a second five star rating from a repeat guest. Glad the new kids zipline ( called the flying chicken express) got a good work out. Always delighted to have repeat visitors to Coyote Hill
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Beautiful and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The cabin had everything we needed for our vacation. It was beautiful and comfortable. Would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Denver DIA
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Aspen Lodge \. Rock creek tavern and Pizzeria
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Estes Park Golf
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Colorado Highway 7
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Meadow Mtn Inn, / Rock creek tavern and Pizzeria
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Hidden Valley in Rocky Mtn Park
Car: necessary

Just completed summer of 2016 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?


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $205
Damage Insurance $59

All rentals are subject to the current 2018 Rental Agreement. Please read the agreement and accept the terms before booking the property
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 . $205 non refundable cleaning charge per week and Local taxes 10.55% 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 2018 rental agreement.
Rentals for November and December Only 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 $350 refundable surcharge collected at the time of the rental. Renter is responsible for up to the first $350 of plowing charges If no plowing is required it will be refunded upon checkout.

Manager'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.