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BEST VIEW in Estes Park! 1 of 2 Adjacent Stunning Cabins right on Lake Estes

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bath directly on the lake w/ amazing views, hot tub, 120" TV

We welcome you to the Rocky Mountains!

Now booking for 2018. This is one of two cabins adjacent to each other. AS THIS CABIN IS BOOKED ALMOST SOLIDLY JUNE-AUG PLEASE SEE THE NEXT DOOR ONE NEWLY REFINISHED @ our other VRBO Listing 762500 for this time period.

The maximum number in each cabin is 12 persons, both together will fit 24; each has 5 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Each has a hot tub, 120" projection TV with cable & wifi. Both have stunningly views of the lake and share a driveway and 2 1/2 acres. This listing is only for one cabin, please check each calendar separately for availability.

Tesla / Electric vehicle chargers installed by the end of 2017

This beautiful mountain home is ready for you to enjoy the Rocky Mountains and the National Park's 100th year anniversary! Right on Lake Estes, 1mi from town and on a 3mi walking loop, w/ fishing right off the property! Minutes walk from the best fly fishing in the area and from a kids activity center w/ go carts, mini golf, & batting cages. Free Estes Town shuttle drives by the house during summer season. Elk bugling in the fall. Perfect for family reunions, weekend getaways, and nature viewing year round!!!

PLEASE NOTE: our four cabins in Grand Lake and Estes Park are a 35 year family business. We are not a hotel, we do our best to make sure that every guest and group are happy. The cabins are in the mountains and therefore small furry and crawly friends may visit from time to time, especially in the late fall. All of our cabins are NO SMOKING inside or on the decks and patios, the Rocky Mountains are under constant fire danger and our cabins are all made of wood. We also want to respect the smells and preferences of other guests. If our onsite managers smell smoke of any type then the entire deposit is forfeit. Our cabins in Estes Park are on well systems. That means the sinks can have streaks when clean and the HOT TUBS can be off color as the minerals react with the cleaning chemicals. The water is safe to drink and very clean! PETS are allowed in BOTH cabins, however, we only cater to dogs and only very well behaved ones. This cabin can have 2 dogs, the other only 1. Please keep dogs crated when not home. We do not have dog runs at this time. Please clean up after dogs. We employ an additional cleaning service for pet dander and rug shampoo so that our allergic guests are also happy. We charge a $40 pet fee for EACH dog that is not usually reflected in the price quote. FIRE: we have gas fire pits at both houses, wood burning is not allowed in Estes Park vacation rentals. PARKING: we have room for 6 vehicles at each house, but we want to be good neighbors so we only permit 3 without contacting us before you book so we can make sure that both cabins aren't simultaneously full. CAMERAS: we have live closed circuit cameras on the driveways, the main decks, and the water front. These are for safety and security and are only accessed by the owner. There are no recording devices anywhere inside the cabins

WEDDINGS & EVENTS:

We allow up to 5 weddings each summer. There is a large deck on the (1907) house and plumbing to accommodate up to 60 people. The cabin (1895) is on a septic system that cannot support large groups.

The additional site fee that covers trash, wear & tear, and a site coordinator is:

$1000 up to 20 people

$1500 up to 40 people & you must rent both houses

$2000 up to 60 people & rental of both houses.

*Important! Some wedding businesses in Estes Park are not allowed on our property, please inquire.

Larimer county also has a rule that limits parties to 40 without a permit and limits the number of events each year, so we also limit the number of weddings and event we will permit each year on the property.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

If both cabins are rented then we will keep 10% within 6 months of check-in

Each cabin will keep

25% if cancelled within 90 days

50% if cancelled within 60 days

100% if cancelled within 30 days.

Our cabins book a year out, it's more difficult to make last minute arrangements so VRBO recommends getting their insurance against cancelations for medical and other last minute issues.

More Details

Owner
Mike Thomas
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, swedish, mandarin
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Mike Thomas

Our immediate family has been in Estes, Grand Lake, and Rocky Mountain National Park since my parents got married in Estes in 1982. Before that my Grandfather was at the Estes YMCA starting in the 50s. We have had a family cabin at Lemmon Lodge in Grand Lake since 1986 and love the area more than anywhere else on Earth. Rocky Mountain National Park will always be the center of our Colorado home.

Mike Thomas purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Mike Thomas chose Front Range

This cabin is made for family reunions and family gatherings. We love to help make memories and appreciate guests who come back year after year. Our goal is that every stay in the Rockies is unique and wonderful, and that we can share our love of the mountains with other families and new friends.

What makes this cabin unique

We are the ONLY two houses in Estes Park for rent on the lake. The views are stunning, as are the different seasons and the amazing wildlife that makes the area its home. We have unobstructed views of nature, regular visits from bald eagles and elk in the yard.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Michael's lake house is lovely! The view is just stunning. It's really something to wake up each morning to a wall of windows facing the lake and mountains. We didn't want to leave! Michael is a great host and easy to communicate with and the house is convenient to everything. We totally recommend this place and hope to come back again in the future!
Oct 2014
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Amenities

Estes Park Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 (full - upstairs) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bathtub/shower. 36 inch door. Main floor
    Bathroom 3 (1/2 - downstairs) - toilet
    Bathroom 2 (full - downstairs) - toilet , shower , Full bathroom in the downstairs with shower
  • 2.5 bathrooms as of December 15th. Newly remodeled bathroom downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 3 (downstairs) - 1 queen , Downstairs bedroom with a winter activities theme
    Bedroom 4 (downstairs cowboy room) - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Double size bunk bed with a trundle bed underneath
    Bedroom 1 (Upstairs) - 1 king , Sleep number King
    Bedroom 2 (upstairs) - 1 queen , Sleep Number Queen
    Bedroom 5 (downstairs) - 1 queen , This queen room is modeled after old Colorado mining
  • UPSTAIRS: King bedroom, Queen bedroom DOWNSTAIRS: Queen bedroom, Queen bedroom, Bunkbed, Single w/ trundle in the game room. [We have two similar cabins available - this is the rate for just the primary cabin and includes 8 guests. A maximum occupancy PER CABIN of 12 guests are allowed in each cabin. Please check both cabins separately for availability]
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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BEST VIEW in Estes Park! 1 of 2 Adjacent Stunning Cabins right on Lake Estes
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Estes Park

  • 3 of 5

Excellent house for large family. Excellent location with a gorgeous view of the lake. Our experience was OK however if the porch remodeling project was completed and more attention was given to the routine maintenance our stay would have been outstanding.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great get away with the family. Will not want to go home!

  • 5 of 5

The kids & grandkids loved all the great things there are to do. We will be back and hope to stay even longer !!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Estes Lake cabin

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at this cabin. We had 10 adults and 2 young children, and there was room enough for everyone. It's situated on the lake with beautiful views, but it's right next to a busy road leading into town. The house is pretty well insulated, so the road noise wasn't too bothersome, but 2 windows, in the kitchen and in the upstairs bathroom, are old and do very little to keep the wind and cold out. They should be replaced. Otherwise, the cabin is well-stocked with kitchen utensils, board games, books about the area, and it has a big pull-down screen which made it fun to watch movies. The owners did everything possible to make us feel welcome, and we all were glad to have stayed there. If not for some deferred maintenance, we would have rated this cabin with 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Picturesque Stay On The Lake in Estes Park

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in this cabin in Estes during a wedding. The view of the lake off each deck is unparalleled and breathtaking. Other out of town visitors repeatedly visited us for breakfast and dinner just to admire the view.

The cabin is warm and modern with well-appointed amenities, yet still maintains a classic colorado mountain charm. We loved using the hot tub after long hikes and admiring the views from that side of the property or having coffee on the deck in the mornings. The house comfortably slept 7 people, with a mix of couples and singles. We were a short drive to everything, especially the down town area. The owners are extremely responsive and accommodating with emails and inquires regarding the house as well prior to and during your stay.

We would definetely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious house, good location

  • 4 of 5

We used the house as a base for adventures in RMNP and fishing on the front range. Easy access to town was a bonus. House is in good shape overall - clean and well appointed. Nice kitchen with everything one might need. Renovations were midstream for our stay, but this was not a problem. Main floor shower lacks water pressure and Hot Tub is not as advertised (ad said it held 6 but its tiny - fits 2-3 average sized adults, possibly 4 maximum) and is older. Overall we were pleased with our choice and enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

The cabin has a beautiful location over the lake. We watched sunsets every night from the deck. There's a bald eagle nesting near by that we saw numerous times as it hunted fish from the lake. Plenty of room for the 6 of us. There is a very busy road near by but you get used to that quickly. We will certainly look to stay here again when we return to Estes Park.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Estes Park Golf Course
Nearest Ski
46 Miles
Eldora Ski Area
Car: necessary

Lake front Estes Lake home, Rocky Mountain National Park, Stanley Hotel, downtown Estes Park

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $195
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $400

Check in is at 4pm, check out is at 10am

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please contact the owners for a quote and if you have any clarifying questions about our fee structure.

100% refunded up to 6 months prior to stay or within the first 30 days of booking (whichever date comes up first). 50% refund up till 90 days prior to the first day of vacation.

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.