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Charming storybook 1940's Cabin Located In The Heart Of Grand Lake Village

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, 1 Bathroom , 2 Sleeps

Must see! This adorable, knotty pine studio cabin is located within walking distance of downtown, Grand Lake, and RMNP.

This 1940's cabin is loaded with historic character and located on a peaceful, aspen-filled lot within Grand Lake village. This quaint 400 square foot studio knotty-pine cabin has a queen-size bed, separate kitchen area, bath, cozy gas fireplace, and sitting area with cable television. Gas stove, microwave, and dishwasher available. Grill and sitting area located outside. Use the coffee-maker in the morning, or wander downtown to one of the local lake-side coffee

shops. Perhaps just lounge in the outside seating area and watch for wildlife to wander through the area. This cabin's charm, quiet environment, and walking-distance proximity to town, the lake, and the Rocky Mountain National Park trailheads make it an easy choice for a vacation stay.

Do you have friends/family who would also like to vacation at the same time? A darling cabin is located next door - listing 674069 on VRBO.

More Details

Owner
Rebekah Wilson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Rebekah Wilson

We (Dan and Rebekah) were raised in the Kansas flatlands, but we each vacationed in Colorado while growing up. We finally made the leap to the high country 6 years ago, and we have taken full advantage of this giant playground ever since our move.

Dan and Rebekah currently live in Windsor, located in northeast Colorado. Dan works with the University of Colorado Health System, and Rebekah retired from employment with this health system two years ago. She currently enjoys her work with a number of civic organizations, as well as master gardening, welding, and other hobbies.

Dan and Rebekah enjoy every aspect of this wonderful Colorado environment. They are avid fly-fishermen, hunters, hikers, and general outdoorsmen.

The couple enjoys a sizable amount of time in the mountains. Dan completed his due-diligence in investigating options for a mountain home. We wanted a location that would appeal to all ages, all year round, and we wanted activities that involved mountains, water, wildlife, and a community atmosphere. After looking at dozens of options, we found that Grand Lake met all of our needs.

Rebekah Wilson purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Rebekah Wilson chose Grand Lake

We spend a sizable amount of time in the mountains. Dan completed his due-diligence in investigating options for a mountain home. We wanted a location that would appeal to all ages, all year round, and we wanted activities that involved mountains, water, wildlife, and a community. We have several children, and this location and property provides a central location for family members to walk or ride bikes to nearly every amenity within Grand Lake.

What makes this cabin unique

One look at this rustic cabin would help anyone understand why we purchased this home. It is nestled within aspen trees in a peaceful neighborhood - and it is within walking distance of downtown, Grand Lake and Rocky Mountain National Park.

This cabin has history - several Grand Lake locals have lived in this cabin over the past 80 years, including a previous Grand Lake mayor. It's knotty-pine

interior and quaint fireplace looks like a Norman Rockwell painting.

We purchased this cabin, as well as the cabin next door, as they belonged together in a 'Jack and Jill' cottage setting. Some of our family and friends have enjoyed using both cabins to have family gatherings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This cabin was absolutely wonderful! My boyfriend and I rented it for one night to celebrate his birthday and it was perfect. The location is close to town and also only a few miles from Rocky Mountain National Park which makes exploring so easy! It was so great to come back to the cozy cabin after hiking around the park. Rebekah is the most wonderful and helpful host! We arrived to the cabin to find some snacks and a birthday card! Through the entire reservation process she was extremely attentive and kind. Her cabin made for one of the most relaxing trips and I highly recommend checking it out! We hope to go back in the summer!

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Mar 2015
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Amenities

Grand Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 queen
  • This cabin has a cozy studio layout. The queen size bed, television, and seating area are all in the same quaint area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Charming storybook 1940's Cabin Located In The Heart Of Grand Lake Village
average rating of 4.790323 based on 68 reviews
5

Quaint and perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for my husband and I. Close to the main street of shops and dinning. We will be back for a summer stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, CO
5

We loved our stay in Grand Lake in the 1940s cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in your cabin. It snowed for Christmas, the cabin was cozy and warm for my wife and me. There was a gas fireplace that was very nice and helped set the Christmas spirit. The cabin was only a short walk to the downtown area. We had breakfast at the Fat Cat Cafe and it was wonderful? Communication with the owner was informative and timely. When our travel plans lead us back to Grand Lake, we will most definitely try to stay at this cabin again. Thank you Rebekah for a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the feedback! I hope to hear from you again - it was nice talking with you!
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5

Amazing getaway for 1-2 people

  • 5 of 5

This amazing little cabin was tucked away yet very easy to find. The accommodations exceeded my expectations. A wonderful kitchen with a cozy dining area. The fireplace was more than sufficient for warmth and for reading a book or just to relax. The bathroom appears to have been updated recently and looks really nice. I have already recommended this place to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed the cabin and Grand Lake! Thank you for referring us to others, and hope to hear from you again!
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed staying in the cabin. It was a nice walk into town. We enjoyed the fireplace, and the direct television with HBO! The bed was comfortable, and the place was very cozy. Just the right size for two people and a pet. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good stay! Hope to hear from you again!
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4

Wonderful getaway!

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was exactly what we expected...cozy, warm, and private. We arrived early and Rebekah let us check in earlier than the regular time, which helped us tremendously after an early flight and drive in from Denver. Everything we needed was here; towels, dishes, shampoo/ conditioner. The only issue we had was with the layout of the bathroom. My boyfriend is 6'4" and struggled with the small space. Otherwise, we enjoyed this place very much and had an amazing one year anniversary.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback! We just revised the bathroom since your stay to provide a little more room!
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St. Louis
5

Very nice cabin in Grand Lake.

  • 5 of 5

As advertised, the cabin was very convenient to RMNP and the city of Grand Lake. It was only about 15 minutes to the Park and a few minutes by car to town. Walking to town from the cabin was a short walk also. The cabin is comfortable with a full kitchen, sitting area and bathroom. Overall we were very happy with the accommodations.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
126 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Lariat
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Grand Lake Golf
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Granby
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 34
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Main street
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Granby Ranch
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Grand Lake
Car: recommended

Grand Lake, Colorado, is a gorgeous village surrounded on three sides by mountains. Multiple lakes, including Grand Lake (largest natural lake in CO), Shadow Mountain Lake, and Lake Granby (second largest body of water in CO) are all sheltered among the mountains. This combination of mountains and lakes offers year-round entertainment for visitors.

This 1940's cabin is nestled in a peaceful neighborhood in the midst of Grand Lake village. Visitors can enjoy nearly all Grand Lake amenities within walking distance! Horse-back riding, snowmobiling over the Continental Divide, fishing (including winter ice-fishing), shopping, swimming, boating, hiking, a fantastic repertory theatre, and good restaurants are all within blocks of this quaint cabin.

A short drive or horseback ride allows hunters easy access to National Forest. Cross-country skiing on miles of groomed paths is located at the Nordic ski center, approximately 3 miles from the cabin. This same short drive provides access to beautiful scenic golfing in the warmer weather. Downhill skiers can enjoy the smaller, family-oriented amenities at Granby Ranch (15 miles), or a larger variety of downhill options at Winter Park (30 miles). A wonderful repertory theatre provides a variety of live shows nightly in the summertime.

On a typical evening, enjoy a beverage while seated on a giant porch swing at the Grand Lake Lodge looking out at a stunning view of the mountains, lakes, and village, enjoy an evening of bowling and homemade pizza at Grand Lakes Bowling, or just enjoy the quiet solitude of this peaceful cabin in the village.

Moose, deer, fox, bear, and other animals have wandered through this cabin's neighborhood, and a walk or drive into Rocky Mountain National Park at dusk will normally yield many elk and moose sightings.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55
Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $125

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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