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Huge Views, 15 Acre Private Estate, Wildlife, Multi-Family Cottage Near RMNP

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, 1850 ft.², Large Deck, sleeps 12

We felt so fortunate to have this little piece of paradise that we decided to share with others. This charming cottage sleep 12 in beds and is one of three homes on the Estate at Fish Creek. All three properties together sleep nearly 42 people in beds, a wonderful opportunity for family get-togethers. We have built/remodeled/updated to melt rustic and luxury together while embracing quality craftsmanship. Our home 'Newly remodeled' is the perfect spot for your getaway! With 2 levels, there is plenty of space to be together, and plenty of space to have a little quiet time away from the rest. Check out the other 2 on VRBO #653697 and #573004

Main level, new kitchen with all the bells and whistles... large dining room table in the great room, two couches, one has a queen sofa bed with memory foam mattress, additional seating, game table and chairs, two queen bedrooms with adjacent bathrooms, and large windows with spectacular views of the snowcapped mountains and surrounding vistas...

The upper level has 2 queen bedrooms, one with a trundle bed, both have large windows for fabulous views. Also, a charming half bath with the best view in the house!

The location is close enough to Estes Park (a few minutes away) to enjoy it's mountain charm, and just a short walk to the 18 hole golf course, and yet far enough away to be a quiet refuge.

Our home (and everything in it) is top quality, clean, and comfortable! All the furnishings were purchased with quality and comfort in mind. All of the bed linens and towels are luxurious and top quality, All new Serta Presidential Suite mattresses. We have outfitted the kitchen with the best of everything - and everything we could think of...

'Vista View Cottage' feels secluded but is just minutes from everything you'd want to do. It is complete with WiFi internet, stack washer and dryer, beautifully decorated to create a cozy relaxing atmosphere, did I tell you about the fantastic views? ....and is ready for you and your family to enjoy time after time.

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Jody Lockhart
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Jody Lockhart

My wife and I are from a warmer and more humid part of North America, our children are grown and we enjoy the flexibility of travel to a cooler climate. Estes Park is one of the best-kept secrets in the country. We feel so fortunate to have stumbled across this beautiful landscape!

Jody Lockhart purchased this cottage in 1980

Why Jody Lockhart chose Estes Park

We had traveled to beautiful Estes Park many times over the years, and decided it was time for us to own our own piece of paradise, we purchased our first property in 1980, since then when an adjacent parcel became available, we continued to add to our 'Little World'. We are so fortunate to have the benefits of tremendous views of the golf course, snowcapped mountains and overlook the peaceful waters of fish creek.

What makes this cottage unique

We felt so fortunate to have this little piece of paradise that we decided to share with others, The three properties together sleep nearly 42 people in beds, a wonderful opportunity for family get-togethers. We have built/remodeled/updated to melt rustic and luxury together while embracing quality craftsmanship.


Nearest Airport
57 Miles
DIA (Denver International Airport)
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
18-Hole Golf Course 'Hangar Restaurant'
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Estes Park 18-hole golf course
Nearest Train
52 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Highway 36 & Fish Creek Rd
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Golf course club house (Hangar Restaurant)
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Car: recommended

About mid-September, the balcony is your front row seat as the Aspen turn the Mountainsides into a shimmering gold and sounds of mating calls fill the air... Elk watching is a very popular at “Vista View Cottage” as we boast having hundreds of elk within a stones throw. Golfing just two football fields away and all the awesome activities associated with being in Estes Park the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park!


Estes Park Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjacent bedroom 1 on the main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Has large shower and stack washer dryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Second level half-bath with the greatest views in the house
  • Bathrooms have ample hot water from 2 - 50 gallon hot water heaters.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main level Queen bed, Private entrance to adjacent bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main level Queen bedroom with adjacent bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Second level Queen bed with trundle bed in same room.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Second level, Queen bed fabulous views.
  • 4 guest bedrooms one second level queen has a trundle bed in the same room, Queen sofa bed with memory foam mattress in the Great Room on the main level, we are able to sleep 10 people in beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
This is a great area for birdwatching, not to mention all of the other wildlife that live on our property. Fish Creek, Mary's Lake & Estes Lake all have great fishing!


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Huge Views, 15 Acre Private Estate, Wildlife, Multi-Family Cottage Near RMNP
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
Portland, Oregon

Beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

Well furnished and very clean. Great support from manager

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, private, very clean and the views are amazing. Jody was great to work with. Have no complaints. Great family vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Cottage With A View!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay in Estes Park! This property had beautiful views! It was very quiet but still real close to Estes Park. We had our family vacation here. The cottage sleeps 11 people comfortably. It is an open and comfortable place, so everyone could relax be together and hear all that was said. It has a big table off the kitchen, so we could all sit together for our meals. This cottage helped facilitate some priceless family moments on our vacation! The property manager, Jody Lockhart, was very helpful before, during and after our stay here. She is very prompt and friendly. If our family vacations in Estes Park again, we will definitely try to book this property again.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable Quiet Get Away

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time together in this quiet setting. It was a first visit to Colorado for a few in our family of 9, and we found the setting beautiful. Estes Park was full of tourists so we spent lots of time in the cottage cooking and playing games etc. The mountains are beautiful and their color changes throughout the day! We especially enjoyed the elk herd that grazed in the meadow near the house. We sat quietly on the deck and watched them. White water river rafting was a highlight, along with the Trail Ridge drive in RMNP. We loved our time in Colorado and our stay in the cozy cottage.



  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay while on vacation in Estes Park!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at the cottage! We had a large group, but we all fit comfortably and had room to spread out. The house was very accomodating, with several bedrooms, well stocked kitchen and bathrooms, and amazing views. It was nice to have a place outside of town, making mornings and evenings quiet and peaceful - but it was only about a 5 minute drive to all the action of downtown and 10 minutes to the entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park. Overall, thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would book this home again for any future visits. Also, Jody was great to work with and always very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific views and saw animals every day

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific week with kids and grand kids. The views from the desk were fabulous. We saw elk and/or deer every day. (You have to get up pretty early in the morning to see them.) We also saw some wild turkeys up the hill and a bald eagle down by the lake. The weather was just right- sunny and warm almost every day. The house was nicely furnished and the kitchen appliances were fairly new and all stainless. Beds were comfortable and there were plenty of pillows and blankets. Very well equipped kitchen with all of the utensils and pots and pans that you would need. Easy access into Estes Park but high enough on the hill to be away from almost all of the road noise. I wish they had more than one TV though. With a large group of people, the single TV in the living room wasn't really adequate. An umbrella or some form of shade on the deck would also be nice. Even though the weather was cool, the sun was strong and the deck was almost unusable for several hours in the afternoon. The entire family had a great time and I would highly recommend this "cottage".

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 5.55%

The tenant leasing the premise shall be at least 35 years of age and provide a legible photocopy of their current drivers license.

To confirm your reservation, we require a 50% deposit, we will hold your reservation for up to a week until we receive an e-check through VRBO or your personal check and the signed Vacation Home Rental Agreement. The balance will be due 60 days prior to the start of your Rental Period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.