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Hi! On A Windy Hill with VIEWS - year-round - from every window

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths - Sleeps 6 in beds - restful, peaceful, beautiful

Hi! On A Windy Hill is open year-round.

... it is a welcoming, healing place located on a wooded and wildflower wonderland of 1.76 acres, with easy access to Colo.Hwy. 7 (a portion of the National Scenic Peak-to-Peak Byway that stretches from Estes Park down to historic Central City, Blackhawk --- further southward to I-70).

Come and stay - experience Colorado - find all that you could hope for: outside activities, quiet conversations; sip a glass of wine as you watch the sunset, or gaze at a night sky filled with stars; rise well-rested to spectacular sunrises and another day of adventures in Colorado.

This is a completely furnished and well equipped home with VIEWS from every window. From the west deck (16 feet of sliding glass doors off the living room) you can see the Wild Basin area (the south entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park), trace up the flank of Meeker Mountain, across the profile of the Sleeping Indian and see all the way to the Continental Divide.

This is the most breathtaking view in the entire area and is just outside 'your' front window ---- NO driving involved! (And the view changes every 15 to 20 minutes!)

Built in 1964, as a two-bedroom summer cabin; it evolved into a year-round home in the late 1980's with the addition of an attached garage, enlarged rooms, three baths (one has a whirlpool tub to soak away sore muscles from hiking or horseback riding). It 'opened' as a VRBO rental the late Fall of 2013; and in 2014 the room above the garage was changed into a private apartment. So, we have "come home again". (We includes my husband, David, and two old cats, Ozzie and Harriette.)

This simply means that I will be here if you need me, but all the rest of the house and property is yours to use and enjoy:

DESCRIPTIONS OF THE HOUSE - INSIDE:

The common-area Living Room has 16 feet of sliding glass doors opening onto a wide west-facing deck, a fluffy Flokati rug and a natural Lyons sand-stone fireplace with electric logs. (NO smoking or real fires - too high a danger of wildfires) A stained glass panel titled 'Chickadees' hangs in the south window. The 'Blue Birds' painting was done by Dan D'Amico, nationally recognized wildlife painter who lives here in Allenspark.

The Dining area has an oak table - seats 6-8 - hand-woven place mats or 'real' tablecloths. Dishes (service for 12) are white and make every meal a 'delicious' experience.

An open Continental Kitchen lets the cook share in the conversation and fun. A large dishwasher, microwave, big electric skillet, wide-slice toaster; a Kuerig (bring your favorite cups); a standard 12 cup coffee pot; and an electric hot water pot (with tea & cocoa in the cupboard); and a 36 party pot for making a lot of coffee/hot water/even iced tea - to allow serving drinks on the deck or patio.

In the kitchen area is an electric mixer, spices, cake pans, kettles and cookie sheets. The wall oven and four gas burners have an electronic ignition system (so NO pilot lights). An electric 'griddle in the middle' of the burners is great for pancakes or grilled cheese sandwiches.

Additionally 2 lift-up counters double as buffet serving areas... or guests can sit there and watch the cook - cook!

Outside cooking may be done on a propane gas grill. The south concrete patio is some protected so even in the winter you can be outside - to toast marshmallows for 'smores' on the grill! I will send a sheet of appliances that are installed in the kitchen for your use....

The outside decks and patio have iron chairs and and tables - fun to sit and chat... Wooden benches become extra tables - I'll show you how to convert them.

The QUEEN SUITE has a queen bed, a couple of chairs for reading, chatting or listening to tapes. A roof window with blackout shade and 3 walls of windows makes sleepy time seem like camping out - but in a very comfortable bed. The outside door opens onto a patio with terraced flower beds. Adjoining this bedroom is a large bath with whirlpool tub, corner shower, stool and long vanity.

The 'BURGUNDY BEDROOM' has a double bed, featuring a prize winning quilt as the headboard; a handwoven blanket is handy for a cozy nap . Aspen wood turnings on display were made by UNC Professor David Olson;

HUMMINGBIRD HEAVEN is the "Kids Room" with two twin beds, LOTS of hummingbirds and African wildlife. Stored in a cabinet are picture puzzles, old-timey games, decks of cards, a card table and folding chairs.... feel free to take puzzles up to the living room - to play and watch the views outside.

EXTRA SLEEPING but not recommended:

The living room couch can be opened out as a king bed. Not too comfortable, but it is there and can sleep two more. Ask for the linens. A single sized fold out cot is stored in the closets in the Kid's Room.

The Guest Bath (near the living/dining/kitchen) has an easy-step-in shower, sink and stool. Tiny but fully functional.... check out the wallpaper and pine cone owls!

Available for your use is an efficient washer/dryer; WiFi, DISH TV, an inside cell-phone connection AND a land-line phone number that can be shared with family and friends.

FIVE STARS

Hi! On A Windy Hill has 5 stars as Recommendations from past guests - and read the WELCOME book for ideas from other guests that share thoughts from food to fun available in the nearby areas. Be sure to sign the old autograph book and check out previous guests comments. And please sign back in on VRBO or HomeAway.com with YOUR comments and suggestions!

ALLENSPARK

is a tiny village with a Post Office and a quaint gift shop called 'Distant Harbors' (stop in to browse), drop off a card and tell Christine that I suggested you stop in - guaranteed to bring a smile!

Three restaurants cater to your current taste.... nearest groceries might be found at Meeker Park Lodge, or Riverside/Raymond general store. Otherwise, Estes Park or Longmont are the better choices, especially in the summer!

Two churches: the Allenspark Community Church is inter-denominational and just across from the Post Office in 'down-town' Allenspark; the New Covenant Church is about 4 miles from the Post Office & Fire Station corner - take the turn off to the Wild Basin entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park and follow the signs. Other denominations can be found in Estes or Lyons.

HORSES: Rent in 'downtown Allenspark' but horses are also available in Peaceful Valley to the south, Meeker Park and Wild Basin to the north. Consider a horseback ride into the hills and valleys - maybe a cook-out breakfast ride? Check each location for prices and times.

Wild Basin Lodge, just outside the official south entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is fast becoming famous as a wedding venue. Stop in to learn what amazing things it has to offer. Hi! On A Windy Hill is just 4.5 miles from the lodge, and I have had wedding groups including 2 brides stay here - close enough to arrive un-ruffled.

HIKING: Wild Basin of Rocky Mountain National Park has hiking trails easy enough for toddlers - if you don't go too far. Other trails are challenging enough for seasoned hikers and the area is less crowded than the main entrance to "The Park" at Estes Park.

Longs Peak trail head, Twin Sisters trail and Lily Lake loop are north towards Estes.

Go south on Hwy 72 to access Camp Dick and Brainerd Lake (great trails and wildlife viewing).

Or you can step out the back door of the cabin - hike straight UP and level off --- you are then in Roosevelt National Park - take the whistles in case you get turned around and need help getting back Home to The Hill.

SHOPPING: Estes Park is 17 miles from Hi! On A Hill and offers all the fun of a typical tourist town - favorite shops include an "old fashioned candy store" making fresh 'Karmel' Korn all day long, sells sugar 'rocks' and chocolate 'bear claws'. Across the street is a Taffy shop that spins its sweet stuff in the window. At the Rock Shop buy an ugly rock and split it open to reveal crystals; get western clothes or hiking gear, book a white water raft trip - all in Estes Park.

SIGHTSEEING: From The Hill, day trips can take you to visit famous ski areas and the old mining towns of Central City and Black Hawk (they mine 'gambling gold' now). You'll discover quaint villages with delicious cafes tucked on the side roads of the mountains. Come back and tell others about them.

If you come in winter, enjoy the champagne powder at the many Colorado ski areas just a couple of hours away. Eldora is the closest and smallest but still gives a great experience in down-hill skiing.

Summer-Comers? Ride a ski lift with quaking aspen and Blue Spruce beneath your toes!

A 'day trip' to Denver, capital city of Colorado has lots of activities - the mint, marvelous museums, native Indian history, shopping at Cherry Creek, the Broncos football, ice hockey; Lo-Do (lower downtown) and the newly remodeled Union Station for trains crisscrossing the state and country.

But whatever you choose to do during the day.....

...return to the quiet and serenity of Hi! On A Hill where you will fall asleep to the rustle of the golden aspen leaves and the scent of pine

...you will awake refreshed and renewed to enjoy another day in this most beautiful area of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

More Details

Owner
Vivian 'Viv' Fausset
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Vivian 'Viv' Fausset

In October 1964, my parents built this as a summer-only two bedroom cabin. I inherited Hi! On A Windy Hill in late June of 1975. Our family of five spent summers here and when the kids were young, they worked in local lodges and restaurants. Our son even ran a sawmill thru a couple of winters. In 1985, we began making plans to make it our year-round home. First was a furnace, double pane windows, good insulation, an attached double garage, 16 feet of sliding glass doors out to the west deck, hot water baseboard heat - and LOTS of windows. (There are five IN the roof!)

No close neighbors so no one can see in, but we wanted to see out! We didn't build in one big session - in fact, we had an Open House party with just the framing in place. There is some original construction still here and you might enjoy reading my Mother's story "This is the House that Bob Built" in the original guest book started in 1964.

Always, the VIEWS guided the building of the wooden decks and concrete patio. The Queen Suite has an outside door - allowing you to step outside to enjoy the mixed forest surrounding the house, the many birds and all four seasons. The entire 1.76 acres is geared for relaxing or short strolls uphill or down.

By early 1990's, Hi! On A Windy Hill was our year-round home. Then we tried living in the cities below again. Came home again in 2015. My husband Dave and I live in the self-contained apartment above the garage... a black&white tomcat, Ozzie, loves to play 'pinkies&paws' with the children under the door to our stairway, the orange tabby Harriette is more shy.

If you chose to come to Hi! On A Windy Hill, I pray that within these walls you will find peace and contentment, a chance to enjoy God's blessings that will surround you and your loved ones in this wonderful area of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

Dave was an Insurance adjuster, specialized in catastrophe claims. I wore many hats but now weave, knit and star gaze. You'll love it!

Vivian 'Viv' Fausset purchased this house in 1964

Why Vivian 'Viv' Fausset chose Front Range

The VIEWS and the history....

We are so secluded, we have very few curtains. Yet so close to Highway 7, you can be In 'civilization' in minutes.

You have full use of the entire lower level - three bedrooms, two baths, the living room, dining area and well-equipped kitchen, all the lower decks and the patio with gas grill and 3 picnic tables.

The Queen Suite - a queen bed with adjoining bath with a whirlpool tub - both have open-able Velux roof windows.

The Burgundy Bedroom has a double bed, a roof window for star gazing as you fall asleep.

The third bedroom is "for the birds" (called Hummingbird Heaven) and has two twin beds. Games and puzzles are stored here. Also, a twin cot can be put up in this room.

Sleeping for two more can be achieved by opening out the king-size couch in the living room - not very comfortable - but imagine falling asleep, watching the moon set on Meeker Mountain.

Rates include a $150 cleaning fee. The cleaning crew pays attention to every detail for your comfort and enjoyment - and guarantees the same for guests coming after you.

There is a 4 night minimum but yes, indeed, you can stay longer. One family stayed for 12 nights --- and helped me become a much better hostess...

The property is unique because of the unobstructed views of the Continental Divide and the south area of Rocky Mountain National Park... but still has a feel of isolation and privacy.

During his career, my darlin'David and I traveled a lot with his work as a professional insurance claims adjuster who specialized in the catastrophic damages from wind, hail, hurricane, flood, explosion....

We both know the true meaning' of ...'There's no place like home.' And I sincerely hope I can welcome YOU home to Hi! On A Windy Hill.

What makes this house unique

BIRDS & CRITTERS: Hummingbirds - if you stay anytime between April 15th and September 15th, you'll have to keep their feeders full! Other birds have their feeders. The 'chick-monks', ground squirrels, brown and black squirrels feast on their own trays of seeds, nuts & corn.

WILDLIFE: All sorts of 'wild' sightings, including Moose, Deer, Big Horn Sheep, a Bobcat mama and her two kits, Bears (why we bring in the hummingbird feeders in at night), a Raccoon, and even a Packrat (NOT welcomed and taken far, far away!)

We saw a mama bear and two babies last spring but because we don't encourage them to eat 'people food' they usually move on up the mountain for the summer. (Check the photos in the Welcome To Hi! On A Windy Hill book for other wildlife sightings by our guests.)

Regardless, when you stay at Hi! On A Windy Hill, you will discover that every SEASON, every SUNRISE and SUNSET is special - and very blessed.

And I will be 'doubly blessed' if I can share all this with you and yours.

Guestbook comments from the owner

From the guest book:

"Enjoyed the mountain view!"

"So comfortable and cozy - the view is spectacular!"

"....A delightful evening in your cabin - such luxury for a cabin."

"Thank you so much for your generosity and hospitality." Denise
Apr 2017
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Amenities

Allenspark House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Conserve water, recycle as much as possible, relax and enjoy.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Guest bath - toilet , shower , Easy access shower, hair dryer
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Glacial crystals for soaking in the tub, hair dryer
  • Large sunlit bath has a whirlpool tub (glacier crystals from Alaska to sooth and soften tired muscles from hiking or horse back riding). A corner shower, long vanity and a bright roof window is like bathing out doors. The second bath is the guest 'necessary room' - has an easy step-in shower, sink and raised stool. ALL baths have hair dryers, shampoo and other necessities available if you forgot.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Queen Suite - 1 queen , Skylight, chairs w/coffee table, books, adjoining bath
    Bedroom 3 - Hummingbird Heaven - 2 twin/ single , Games
    Bedroom 2 - Double Up - 1 double , Handmade Quilt is the bed's headboard.
  • Queen Suite is a sweet place to stay and sleep soundly. Adjoining bath has a jetted tub, corner shower, long vanity, Velux roof windows. A Double bed is in the newly redecorated 'burgundy bedroom. The 3/4 shared bathroom is just around the corner. The lower level features two twin beds, and areas for games and puzzles. A card table and folding chairs are available for play there or to bring to the living room. You may open out the king size bed in the living room couch - what a view as you drift away to sleep!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
RETREAT to this restful and quiet place - RELAX and enjoy nature at it's most spectacular - RECOVER from work and stress. Viv will stock the frig with your food order, you pay from the receipt... cash or check is OK. Hiking, horse back riding, or tour by car to beautiful places nearby.. Rocky Mountain National Park - either through Estes or the south area through Wild Basin. A day trip to Denver or Boulder and the C.U. campus. Historic Central City and Blackhawk have gaming tables and elegant food and a taste of old-time Colorado. But when night falls, COME HOME to Hi! On A Windy Hill for a good nights sleep. You may have started looking at Hi! On A Windy Hill as a place to spend your vacation time or to attend a special event... but once you stay at Hi! On A Hill - you become a special friend and part of the family! Welcome Home!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Hi! On A Windy Hill with VIEWS - year-round - from every window
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Room for everyone to enjoy!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Hi! On a Windy Hill and it instantly took our breath away!! The view is amazing. The cabin is so clean, cozy and spacious and the cupboards were well stocked with anything you could need; toiletries, sunscreen, bug spray, etc. We rented this cabin while we were in Allenspark to attend my daughter’s wedding and wanted a place that was going to be accommodating to have family over to visit for a cookout (yes, there was a gas grill to use). We had around 30 people over the night before the wedding to celebrate. The deck is large with plenty of seating for all.

Vivian was great to work with from the first time we contacted her regarding the accommodations. This was the perfect place!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Heavenly Hi on a Hill

  • 5 of 5

I would give six stars if I could. We were here less than a day and my daughters were talking about coming back. The cabin is spacious and very comfortable. The family came for Thanksgiving and wanted to stay. We got ten inches of snow and loads of fun. This place is fantastic and great for families. We hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Grove, IL
5

BEST HOME EVER

  • 5 of 5

We have rented numerous VRBO homes and this was by far our best experience. It is so peaceful & serene, we spent more time at the home than usual. The home is spacious, clean and exceptionally well stocked. The views and wildlife are amazing. Fill the bird bath and the stellar jays will give you a great photo opportunity. Keep the hummingbird feeders full and they will entertain you for hours. We ate at the café and pizzeria in Allenstown. It is a short ride, the food was good and people very friendly. We recommend both. Vivian is the best to work with. She was so helpful and made sure we felt at home while we were staying there. Her personal touches are amazing. If you are reading this review and are looking for a home in this area, you do not need to look any further. This home is perfect.

Steve & Peggy

Long Grove, IA

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bryan, TX
5

Getaway to Nourish Your Soul

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, spacious home with great decks to view forest, wildlife (especially enjoyed hummingbirds & chipmunks!) and the amazing view of the mountains (loved seeing Sleeping Indian on the horizon). Relaxed & unwound from stresses of life: enjoyed reading & games & never turned on the TV; explored the area around the house; fantastic hikes & wildlife at nearby at Lily Lake, Wild Basin & Brainerd Lake area. Vivian greeted us & provided all we needed & more! Home away from home!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Pittsburgh Pa.
5

BEYOND OUR DREAMS

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived at Hi! on a hill it was like a movie setting.

We could sit and look at the view of the mountains all day long and the stars all night long!

We had a great breakfast at the Meadow Café (I would strongly suggest this)and water from the spring just across the street in Allenspark.

We saw deer and elk walking past the house but in all the excitement didn't get a good picture. We also visited Estes Park which is a beautiful little town with lots of small shops

and plenty of elk roaming around.

The views in the canyon on way up from Lyons are unbelievable and we also stopped to take pictures of bighorn sheep along the road.

There's a television in the house but it was never turned on and never missed!

You'll want to bring a pair of binoculars.

The place is truly beautiful and Vivian was the greatest!

We hope to stay there again on our next trip.

A PLACE LIKE THIS REALLY DOES EXIST!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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north huntingdon PA
5

CAN'T WAIT TO COME BACK!

  • 5 of 5

We came out to attend my niece's wedding,and needed a place to stay for 4 days. After much research done by my brother-in-law , we all decided that this was the place for us. BOY!were we right. The owner was great to work with and very accommodating. It made our special trip out to Colorado even more special! Plenty of room,very clean and the view was amazing. The best part was we were away from the crowds but close enough to everything without having to drive for hours. YES WE WOULD STAY HERE AGAIN. IT FELT LIKE HOME. Thank you so much Vivian!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Wines-Fawnbrook, Beer-Rock Creek Pizza.
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
Estes Park - share the course with elk and deer
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Denver has a new Union Station train depot
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
300 ft driveway to Hwy 7 - 17 mi to Estes Park
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Three in Allenspark, more in Lyons, Estes
Nearest Ski
38 Miles
Eldora - small homey ski area near Boulder
Car: necessary

Thanks for looking at Hi! On A Windy Hill for your vacation.

NOTE: There are no gas stations in Allenspark, and just two small seasonal grocery stores. I suggest you shop for groceries and gas-up before leaving Longmont or Lyons - or plan to go 17 miles into Estes Park for food and other necessities.

I will stock the kitchen according to your instructions for your first meals, leaving the register tape for reimbursement. Send me your list of what, brand (if important) and quantity.

CELL PHONES DO NOT WORK in this area of the mountains but I have installed a booster antennae which gives most guests cell service on the premises. Be aware that while driving through the canyon you won't have cell service.

I have DISH 'bundled" TV with the hard-wired land-line phone, free WiFi. No hidden charges for phone calls. You may give the land-line number to the folks back home, so they can reach you. Emergencies are handled with

911 - local medical, rescue and fire fighting teams are amazing. The phone line is an enhanced service, so you won't have to try to find our address, if you are needing help in an emergency.

SPRING & SUMMER Activities: Hiking in RMNP - Wild Basin - just 4.5 miles away; Brainerd Lake off of Hwy 72 comes highly recommended by previous guests - Moose live there!

At the western tip of Peaceful Valley is Camp Dick. You can rent 4-wheels or ATVs and explore Bunce School Road, or do the trail up and down Taylor Mountain.

Estes Park is a treasure trove for shopping, kids have water fun, good eats and ALL-season activities - 17 miles away.

Lyons - 17 miles down the canyon has water fun, interesting shops and two or three GREAT restaurants, fewer tourists.

Nederland (on Hwy #72) has all sorts of delights such as an enclosed Merry-go-round -or- you can drive up to the Eldora ski area and explore ski trails, check out the late-melting snow.

Central City and Blackhawk are a little further on #72 - the gambling and casinos harvest the 'gold' now instead of miners.

OR best of all -

---- just stay "home at Hi! On A Windy Hill".. watch the clouds play across the mountains, stroll through the 1.76 acres of wild flowers (take the identifying book and count how many different ones you can find.) Hummingbirds arrive in April and leave about Labor Day each year. And other bird feeders, too. I ask that you fill them, put them out and bring them in at night. I WANT my feathered friends to keep coming to The Hill - it's their 'vacation home' too!

The interdenominational Allenspark Community Church is just across the street from the local post office --- two services in the summer.

New Covenant Church is a few miles toward Estes on Hwy 7 - turn off at the Wild Basin drive.

WILD BASIN LODGE - what a wonderfully picturesque setting for weddings! I am grateful for them as many of my guests are there for events. Hi! On A Windy Hill is just far enough away to guarantee a fun 'family-reunion', but close enough that guests can arrive at the event on time and unruffled!

Best of all is the serenity you will find within the walls or out on the decks of Hi! On A Windy Hill.

Bring your favorite books (or find one in the book case), listen to CDs or DVDs - settle in for a time of rest and rejuvenation - watch the shadows play across the mountains, see rainbows during the almost-always afternoon showers.... I'm shopping for hammocks to string between some of the pine trees uphill - and will try one in the lower meadow.

Look on the picture page for a snow-rainbow (very rare photo) taken from the west deck.

In fact, the VIEWS are simply spectacular all year, all around... And there are LOTS of critters, bears, bobcat, raccoon, squirrels and chipmunks, Big Horn sheep, Elk, deer.

My Motto: "When you arrive you are an 'invited guest' but once here, you become a new friend that I will count among my many blessings.

(You'll get a discount if you return to stay for a second or third time).

Thanks again for considering Hi! On A Windy Hill.... just 2 miles from the Allenspark Post Office and the center of the village.

17 miles north to Estes Park, 17 miles east to Lyons and Longmont and St.Vrain Valley.

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Rates & Availability

Allenspark House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer season
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$325
$2,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$310
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150

PLEASE NOTE: Guests leave a personal check in the amount of $400 as a Damage Deposit when checking in. If not needed, it will be returned to the guest or shredded. Owner is living in a private apartment above the garage, close enough to help or give advice, but guests are on their own in the lower level and surrounding outside area. Check in time is important - after 3 PM - but NO LATER than 7 or 8 PM because IT IS HARD TO FIND THE DRIVEWAY IN THE DARK.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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