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Luxurious Cabin with Gazebo, Outdoor Bar, Fire Pit, Soaking Tub, Seconds to RMNP

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,501 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights


About the property

Luxurious Home, Outdoor Sanctuary and Spectacular Views on a Historic Homestead

The Overlook Vacation Rental, in Estes Park, license #6004, is a historically significant property that backs up to RMNP and has a rich and vibrant history. It has welcomed guests from all over the world for nearly 100 years! It is a historic, newly restored home, on one of the first homesteads, which extends into the fenced yard with amenities beyond your imagination. It is often described as a place straight out of a fairy tale. This home was re-imaged as the ideal place for couples or families. During the re-imagination, our focus was to create an environment, inside and outside the home, where new shared memories are created. It has three bedrooms and one and one half bathrooms. The Master Bedroom is large and luxurious. It has a queen size log bed, fireplace, sitting area, library, large TV with cable, internet and Roku, walk-in closet, and private patio with table and chairs. The two additional bedrooms, which are legal bedrooms, are relatively small, as most bedrooms were 80 years ago, but have full size beds and small walk-in closets. These bedrooms are usually perfect for children but can be relatively small for adult couples. Nevertheless, we have had many couples stay in these smaller bedroom without issue. These bedrooms also have TVs, internet and cable. The living, dinning and kitchen areas are based on an open concept giving you plenty of room to gather as a family or group. The home is one level, is handicap friendly with a ramp, has a fenced yard, and spectacular outdoor entertainment area.

Book now. You won't be disappointed.

It offers unmatched LUXURY, VALUE and CONVENIENCE.


LUXURY - In 2014 and 2015, the home was completely restored with all the modern conveniences of a premium property and many unexpected creature comforts. These extend outside to an entertaining sanctuary with spectacular views.

VALUE - The home is historic, but new to the general public and priced below similarly situated and furnished properties. We provide many of the consumables and convenience items you would normally have to buy.

CONVENIENCE - The home backs directly up to forest, some of which is private and some is part of the Rocky Mountain National Park allowing you to hike or snow shoe right out the door yet it is within walking distance (1 mile) to restaurants, groceries, bars and shopping. The bus stop to town and the RMNP is only 1/2 mile from the Overlook.



LUXURY - pamper yourself, you deserve it!

This former hunting lodge/farmhouse/home offers 3 bedrooms, 1-1/2 baths, a wrap around deck, fenced yard, custom gazebo with fireplace, outdoor bar (in summer), outstanding views, a gourmet kitchen, soaking tub, laundry room, coffee bar, free internet, cable TV, 50+ inch smart TV with DVD and surround sound in the Living Room, a large LCD TV in the Master Bedroom, TVs in every bedroom PLUS a TV in the outdoor bar! It has new hand hewn oak flooring in the Living Room and heated tile in the Kitchen and Main Bathroom.

Outside there are numerous places to enjoy the view. There is a 14 person custom picnic table, a custom gazebo with fireplace, table and chairs on the hill overlooking the valley, and a private deck with table and chairs off the Master Bedroom. There is a custom fire pit where you can sit, enjoy s'mores, view the stars and overlook the valley. There is even an outdoor bar (summers only) with 60 inch TV that can be watched from nearly any position in the yard. There are also several gliders and chairs on the wrap around deck. There is a horseshoe pit in the fenced yard and a delightful swing suspended between two pines with a fantastic view.

The Master Bedroom has a sitting area, fireplace, and library. There are TVs in all the bedrooms. All three bedrooms have walk-in closets. There is free WiFi and cable TV for your enjoyment. There is a DVD player in the Living Room and a library of DVDs, books and games.

To encourage and simplify caring for our planet, we have a recycle center and compost bin to minimize waste. We collect rain water for our garden. We have super insulated the home to reduce our carbon footprint by over 75% compared to similar properties.

For your safety, we have fire and carbon monoxide detectors in all bedrooms, multiple fire extinguishers, security cameras and flood lights, fenced yard, and fortified doors with deadbolts. We have emergency lights throughout the property and backup power.

We are a licensed vacation rental. Beware of unlicensed vacation rentals operating in the area. A recent survey suggests over 70% of the vacation rentals operating the Estes area are illegal. Legal vacation rentals in the Estes area must meet local building codes, safety requirements, parking requirements, pay taxes and provide commercial insurance. Illegal unlicensed vacation rentals can be shut down anytime, even during your vacation. They usually don't have commercial insurance, so you won't be protected against accidents or catastrophes. They often don't meet local code and can be unsafe for you and your family. Always ask for the license number for any vacation rental you are considering using for your vacation.

VALUE - Save Money and Time

The Overlook is new to the market in 2015. To entice you to choose it for your future vacation, we have priced it below similarly situated and furnished properties. We have nothing but new Energy Star appliances and electronics, super insulated the structure, and installed extremely efficient heating. This allows us to keep our costs down and pass the savings along to you in the form of lower rental rates. We provide complementary coffee, tea, creme, spices, paper products, shampoo, soap, firewood (limited) and other convenience items. We even have a herb garden (seasonal) with fresh mint for your mint juleps! We challenge you to compare prices and features. We believe once you visit, you will become a frequent returning guest. We have a pac-n-play, child's cot, stroller and high chair available upon request saving you the inconvenience of travelling with these space hogs. We have complementary coolers, travel thermos, shopping bags, freezer bags, etc. for your use during your stay.

CONVENIENCE - Enjoy your stay, not sitting in a car

Once you arrive at the Overlook, you might decide not to get back in your car. Many of our guest do! The home provides a great spot to walk into the RMNP, sit and watch the wildlife, or walk to nearby restaurants and shopping.

There is nothing behind the home except forest. In front of the home is a birds eye view of the valley below. This is the perfect spot for viewing the local wildlife.

The location is between downtown Estes Park and the YMCA of the Rockies. It is right next to the original park entrance. This convenient location allows you to walk directly into the Rocky Mountain National Park, to restaurants, grocery store, shopping and entertainment.

The bus stop for the downtown shopping shuttle and the RMNP shuttle is only a 1/2 mile walk. These shuttles are seasonal and the schedule should be researched before you arrive. However, the nearest restaurant is less than a mile away. Within a mile you can walk to shopping, groceries, restaurants and entertainment.

EXPECTATIONS - Full Disclosure of Important Quirks and Considerations

The property is beautiful and accommodating but due to its age, it dates back to 1911, there are some quirky characteristics we want you to know. It retains the original historic water tank for the farmhouse and surrounding buildings. This water tower is no longer functional, we have city water, but adds to the character of the property. In addition, it was built before there were cars and therefore has limited parking. The parking is directly in front of the home on a private road. We have a well lit parking area for one car. Additional cars must park along the road directly in front of the Overlook. We own the road. However, we must leave room for cars to reach the two cabins next to the Overlook on a dead end road. This is a very well lit and safe place for parking. It also has only 1-1/2 baths. The main bath is gorgeous with a fantastic view. However, it has a combination shower and soaking tub. The shower is a rainfall shower directly out of the ceiling. It is new and luxurious tub with a fantastic view. However, this can be a limiting factor for individuals that have trouble stepping into a tub. However, there is tub seating available and plenty of grab bars. The home is built on the east side of Eagle Cliff Mountain. The property has a level fenced yard but the rest of the property is on a hill. Once you reach the property, there is a wheel chair ramp or you can take a short flight of stairs. The home is all on one level with easy wheel chair access to the deck and yard.


* We promise to provide simple, easy to understand rates (no hidden charges)

* We promise to trust you with our home and allow you your privacy'

* We promise not to be crazy owners with overly strict rules and regulations

* We promise to accurately describe and portray the home (no fish eye pictures)

* We promise to provide you with timely assistance as needed

* We promise to return all of your security deposit unless something of significance is REALLY damaged or destroyed

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More Details

Tim and Karen Rees
Member since: 2015
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 20, 2018

About Tim and Karen Rees


Let us be your guides to the perfect Estes vacation. As locals, we can provide timely assistance and recommendations. Our home is more than just a luxurious home. The fenced yard is really a sanctuary for relaxing and enjoying the spectacular views which sets our property apart from others.

Visit our website for more details, pictures and our BLOG.

This picture was taken in front of the Historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park. This is the hotel that inspired Stephen King to write the book entitled The Shining. This book was made into a movie and even a mini series. Karen and I both love scary movies and books. We named our vacation rental The Overlook based partially on the fact that this is the name of the hotel in the Shining, and also because the home is perched on the side of a mountain OVERLOOKING the Estes Valley. In fact, we have included several decorative items into our home in homage to this scary classic. Don't worry, we didn't add anything too scary. My wife, Karen, grew up in the area and is a Human Resources Executive. In the 1970s, she was a maid in town and later worked at Bob and Tonys Pizza. I have lived in this area for over 30 years and I recently retired from Engineering and Law but I frequently teach law and leadership classes. We have four grown children and 6 grandchildren that all live in the area. We have a home directly next to The Overlook and another in Loveland, Colorado which is 30 miles away and 3,000 feet lower in elevation. Our familiarity with the area, and experience with a large and diverse family allows us to provide useful information, guidance, and suggestions as you and your family plan your Estes Park vacation. Please feel free to call or text us for any questions, advice, recommendations, information on local events, or anything else that will ensure you make the most of your time. This is time for bonding and building shared experiences with family and friends.

Tim and Karen Rees purchased this house in 2014

Why Tim and Karen Rees chose Estes Park

The Overlook in Estes is a luxurious historic home with a great yard for entertaining, located on one of the original Estes Park homesteads, with spectacular views in an ideal location. It has only recently become available as a vacation rental. If you want to experience Estes from a safe, comfortable location, in a historic home with all new modern luxuries premium properties have to offer, the Overlook is guaranteed to exceed your expectations. The setting provides privacy, a convenient location, a great view and lots of animal life. Many of our guests arrive and never leave the home during their entire stay. There are plenty of things to do in and around the home. In addition, you can hike or snow shoe directly into the park. If you want entertainment, it is less than a mile to restaurants, bars, groceries and shopping. In the summer, there is a bus stop within 1/2 mile that provides a shuttle into the Rocky Mountains National Park or to downtown Estes. In addition, since we have a personal vacation home directly next door, we are able to provide any additional assistance you might need. While you are here, you are our guests and we are here to provide suggestions, guidance and information. We practice being non-intrusive owners, but are readily available for any issues or questions you might have. We offer free coffee, free creamer, free tea, free condiments, free shampoo, free conditioner, free bath salts, free internet, free paper products, free laundry detergent and bleach, and free firewood. Of course quantities are limited. Our amenities include several coffee makers, waffle maker, crock pot, microwave, toaster oven, baking equipment, mixer, pizza oven, electric blankets on all beds, TVs in all bedrooms, cable TV, propane grill, fire pit, dozens of games and DVDs. You can even borrow our snow sleds, picnic backpack, thermos, cooler and walking sticks during your visit. Build shared memories and bond with family and friends at The Overlook.

What makes this house unique

This is our second year offering our home to the general public. EVERYTHING is new, The home has fantastic views, a wrap around porch on three sides of home, allows you to walk into the Rocky Mountain National Park, it is completely renovated with gourmet kitchen, soaking tub, 50+ inch LCD televisions, televisions in all bedrooms, free internet, free cable TV, pack and play, booster seats and high chair upon request, full size washer and dryer, air conditioning in Master Bedroom, fenced yard, custom fire pit, three separate outside seating areas, Custom Gazebo with Fireplace, (summer only), 14 person picnic table, herb garden in summer, walk into Rocky Mountain National Park, sleds available, snow shoes available (upon request), separate coffee bar, owners are right next door to provide assistance, and it has upscale furnishings. We provide many conveniences free of charge including coffee, tea, creamer, condiments, paper products, laundry detergent, etc. We provide limited firewood, fire pit tools, hot dog cookers, pie cookers, etc. In addition to the typical vacation rental items you might expect, you will also find a crock pot, waffle maker, pizza stone, french coffee press, Keurig coffee machine, regular coffee pot, Kichenaid mixer, etc. You can easily make a full Thanksgiving dinner in the gourmet kitchen and probably find newer and fancier tools than you have at home. This home is considered super insulated with R-100 insulation in the ceilings. This helps conserve energy and makes it very quiet. The garden is watered by multiple water barrels fed by the gutters on the home. We have attempted to reuse and re-purpose as much as possible to minimize the impact on our planet. We have installed all energy efficient appliances. The energy consumption of this home is 50% less than similar sized properties. We even have a recycle center. This is an earth friendly home. Visit our website for more pictures and information.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I didn't expect the high end nature of this property. Yes it is old, but it has been completely restored and remodeled with all the modern conveniences. My husband loved the shower....straight out of the ceiling! My kids loved the yard - fenced with grass! I loved the modern and upscale kitchen along with all of the security lights and cameras surrounding the property. You feel like you are on top of the world looking down. There is nothing behind the property except the national forest. It is located in a very quiet location with many other cabins and full time residents. The only issue I found was parking is very limited. You have to park along the road in front of the property. However, the road only serves two other cabins so there is very little traffic.
Jul 2015
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Estes Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1501 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - with heated toilet seat - toilet , This is a second bathroom in the laundry room.
  • This home has two bathrooms. The main bathroom has double vessel sinks, heated floors, built-in hair dryer, built-in make-up mirror, toilet/bidet, large soaking tub and rain fall shower that is embedded in ceiling. It has windows that face the fenced yard and overlook the Estes Valley. The view from the soaking tub is breathtaking. The second bathroom is in the laundry room. This bathroom includes a toilet with heated seat and a pedestal sink. There is also a full washer and dryer, iron, laundry detergent, bleach, dryer sheets, etc. for your convenience. This bathroom has views of the fenced yard so you can watch the family while doing laundry. It also has windows facing the valley in front of the home. NOTE: For some, having only two bathrooms and only one shower is a limiting factor. Also, the shower is in the soaking tub which requires stepping over the tub ledge. However, we have lots of safety bars and even removable seating, and a step stool for the shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Second Bedroom with closet, double bed, TV, great views!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Third Bedroom with closet, TV, great views!
    Master Suite with private porch, fireplace, sitting, etc. - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Master bedroom with fireplace, sitting, library, porch, crib
  • The home currently has three bedrooms. Originally, it had four. Two of the bedrooms were combined during the renovation to form a large Master Bedroom. All of the bedrooms have walk-in closets and televisions. All have great views. All have supplemental heat which isn't necessary since the main furnace heats the entire home. However, individuals have different comfort levels. As a result, we have attempted to give you as much flexibility as possible. All of the furnishings in all of the rooms are new in 2015. The Master Bedroom has queen size log bed, air conditioning, ceiling fan, video and book library, private sitting area, stone fireplace, 50' LED television, private patio and large walk-in closet. It is extremely quiet, has views of Eagle Cliff Mountain and the large fenced yard. It even has a separate entrance to the private patio with table and chairs, and the fenced yard. This allows the occupants to spend private time outside without disturbing the family.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Estes Park has many fun adult and family activities. They Overlook is located directly between the YMCA of the Rockies and the town of Estes Park. Some of the more popular activities include fishing, hiking, putt putt golf, regular golf, a ropes course, a giant slide, wine tours, brewer tours, shipping, visits to the national park, sledding, rock climbing, animal viewing, go carts, renting scooters, and horse back riding. In winter there is sledding at the property or you can drive 20 minutes into the park and use the Hidden Valley Sledding area for FREE. All of these activities are within a few miles of the Overlook. Yet, the Overlook is located away from the noise of downtown and traffic. It is perched on the side of a mountain, Eagle Cliff Mountain, and overlooks Estes Park Valley. There are mountains surrounding the property. There are seasonal buses to shopping and the national park within 1/2 mile of the Overlook. VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS!


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average rating of 4.952381 based on 64 reviews

Very impressed with the property and the care of the owners. Had everything we could possibly need

  • 5 of 5

The house and all of the amenities were beyond our expectations. We were snowed in - over three feet of snow - and lost power for over 24 hours; but the owner stayed in touch via e-mail, letting us know latest power company reports, road clearing expectations, and just checking on our well-being. We managed to stay warm enough and entertain ourselves with the many books, etc. at the house. We would certainly recommend the Overlook and hope that we can return someday - perhaps in the summer. 😊�

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You two were the BEST! What a crazy week! Unexpected storm, roads closed, snow too deep for plow truck (37"), power failures all over town, shelters being set up downtown, etc. When I finally got there the snow was too deep for my jeep to reach our plow! Thanks for all of your understanding for our crazy weather! Hope to see you again (our birds miss you!). Tim & Karen
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Berthoud, Colorado

Estes Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend retreat with the girls. This is a very cozy, cute cabin. It had everything we needed for the weekend including snowshoes and hiking sticks. It was too cold to use the fire pit outside but there is ample to do in the yard if it’s warm enough. We loved this place and hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arvada, CO

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was unique, cozy and clean! The owners were very easy to get in touch with and schedule our last minute trip. We will return!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such a Peaceful and Beautiful Place!

  • 5 of 5

We found the Overlook by chance after searching through many vacation rentals in the area! We are so glad and greatful that we found this amazing place. From the moment we arrived it felt like we were truly in our own home. This place has every comfort you could imagine or want for a great stay. The heated floors within the kitchen and main bath along with heated toilet seats as well as a bidet really was a welcome feature when you have to go in the middle of those brisk mountain nights. Since it was winter (January) and really cold we didnt get to expierence all the be extras like a beautiful gazebo that sits up on the mountain with an amazing view of Estes below as well as the RMNP being literally right out the back door. We originally booked our stay form4 nights but ended up extending it by 1 more day because we just didn’t want to leave. The host Tim and Karen are extremely helpful and friendly and always very responsive and helpful with any questions we had. We will definitely be back again in the future!

Again thank you for allowing us to share your beautiful amazing place!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Rental Ever

  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing! The location is great, views are superb, grounds are so enjoyable and the house itself is stunning. We had three generations of family, ages 5-70 and all were happy, comfortable & entertained here! Tim is the best host I’ve ever had at a vacation rental! We cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful,comfortable, the perfect Rocky Mountain experience

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place...and we will be back. It was so nicely put together and made us feel comfortable immediately. We had a 9mo the old and three year old who were happy and everything (and more) we could have needed was available. About 2 minutes from Rocky Mountain national park and 5 minutes from food/grocery/shopping. A beautiful and perfect home for relaxing, hiking, and enjoying the mountains

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
72 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Rock Inn
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Estes Park Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Rock
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lake Estes
Car: recommended

The Overlook is located just over 2 miles from downtown Estes. It is on the road to the YMCA which is only 1 mile away. This road, HW66, dead ends just past the YMCA and there is a great picnic area with a small lake and campground. The Overlook backs up to the RMNP. There is a grocery, liquor store, gift shop, gas station, restaurants and other conveniences within a mile of the Overlook. There is a bus stop just 1/2 mile from the Overlook. During the summer you can take a shuttle to downtown Estes, or into the Rocky Mountain National Park. From the Overlook you can hike West into The Rocky Mountain National Park. After a 30 minute hike, you can reach the Moraine Park Amphitheater, Visitor Center and Museum. From this location you can take the Park Shuttle to all of the best hiking spots. This trail is very scenic and very secluded. Along the way, you will hike within the forest along a river where there are lots of spots to stop and picnic or just take in the scenery. Heading the other direction, East, you will reach the Rock Inn in less than a mile. Just before the Rock Inn, you will find a bus stop for Estes Park as well as the national park. These buses run seasonally and should be researched prior to your visit if you plan to depend on them for transportation. In a mile and a half, you will reach the National Park Village with grocery and liquor stores, live theater, shopping, ice, etc. Downtown Estes is exactly 3 miles East of the Overlook. This can be reached by walking or driving. As you approach the Overlook you will be heading West up Eagle Cliff Mountain. At the Valhalla Resort office, you will turn left between the two split rail fences. This is the middle of three left turn options. The Overlook can partially be seen from the Valhalla Resort Office. If you are at the Valhalla office, you are very close (less than 1/8 of a mile). Follow the road up and to the right. The last few hundred yards are rather steep but can be reached by any car except in winter conditions. The Overlook was once a fishing and hunting lodge. In the 1950s, it was a farmhouse and much of the valley below was part of the original homestead. As you stand at the Overlook front door, you will see a small cabin to the left. This was a chicken coop for the homestead. If you look right, you will see a green two story block building. This was the dairy barn. The valley below, now Valhalla Resort, was the area for the cattle to feed. Even as a farmhouse, the Overlook took in visitors during the summer months to supplement income. There is a water tower on the Overlook Property just behind the house. This was fed by a natural spring and the water was distributed to multiple buildings on the homestead. Many of the remnants of this summer watering systems still exist. The Overlook has a flat fenced yard with grass. However, behind the property is a steep incline...Eagle Cliff Mountain. This gives the property a unique perspective. It also provides a great location for viewing the local animal life. This includes Elk, Deer, Mountain Lions, Bobcats, Bears, Badgers, Squirrels, Chipmunks, Eagles, Hawks, etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $149
Damage Deposit $300

By booking on this site, you have agreed to the terms in the Rental Agreement. Please review the Rental Agreement BEFORE booking. NOTE: This is a beautiful home in a fantastic location but the parking is limited. Parking is directly in front of the home along the edge of a private road. If you have more than two cars, please contact the owners. When parking in front of the home, be sure to leave room for neighbors to pass. In addition, snow can make the final climb (the last few hundred feet) difficult. In winter you will probably need four wheel or all wheel drive. Please contact the owners if you have any reservation or concern about access. Please let owner know in advance the number in your party to be sure sufficient linens, towels, etc. are available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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