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Immaculate, Riverside, 1920's Seashell River Cabin

(32 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Come and stay at our fabulous cabin by the river. All new furniture, appliances, and mattresses !

We have the most secure way to book online using PayPal and your credit card. All transactions (initial deposit, second deposit, and returns of security deposit) are done securely through PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to pay by credit card.

NO CLEANING FEES- This is a owner operated cabin business. We (the owners) clean the cabins and ensure that the guests get the best experience during their stay. Most cabin owners charge exorbitant cleaning fees and pass these costs to you . We do NOT charge cleaning fees since we want to give the most economical rates to our guests. However, we expect guests to leave the cabin in the same condition they found it. This means that the cabin is left reasonably clean (garbage appropriately disposed, refrigerators and ovens cleaned) and it does not take us more than 3 hours to clean the cabin for the next guests.
NUMBER OF GUESTS- This cabin can accommodates 4 guests ( 2 adults and 2 children) comfortably (550 sq. ft.). More than 4 guests is illegal as per Estes Park Rental Laws.

CALENDAR and AVAILABILITY- Please go to bottom 3rd of this page and look for 'Links to more information:' section immediately after 'Contact us' section and before the 'Photos' section. Click the link 'AVAILABILITY and ONLINE Booking'. YOU WILL SEE THE MOST UP TO DATE CALENDAR AND MAKE YOUR OWN RESERVATION ON THIS CALENDAR. The Calendar you see during the booking is CURRENT TO THE MINUTE. YOU DO NOT NEED TO CONFIRM THE AVAILABILITY WITH US. If the calender days are showing GREEN, it means if the dates are open. If you BOOK on the available dates, you have SECURED the reservation for those dates. It is first come, first served. If you have issues with booking online, please email us and we will send you a link with the dates to make online booking easier.

THERE IS NO AIR CONDITIONING in this CABIN. However, this cabin is located by the river and inside the canyon that remain cool even during hot summer days. We have windows that open, and fans that allow guests to enjoy the fresh mountain air.

You can Book Online and use on-site coupons for 6 and 7 nights (please USE ALL CAPS when using COUPON codes).

Totals do not include 5.7 % tax + security deposit ($250)

May-Sep. $225/nt for 1-3nts
NO COUPON CODE ( 3 nights minimum)
May-Sep: $215/nt for 5nts = $1075 USING coupon code:50OFFSUM
May-Sep: $205/nt for 6nts = $1,230 USING coupon code:120OFFSUM
May-Sep: $195/nt for 7nts = $1,365 USING coupon code:210OFFSUM

Oct-Nov. $205/nt for 3nts = $825
NO COUPON CODE (3 nights minimum)
Oct-Nov: $195/nt for 5nts = $975.0 USING coupon code:50OFFWIN
Oct-Nov: $185/nt for 6nts = $1110 USING coupon code:120OFFWIN
Oct-Nov: $175/nt for 7nts = $1225 USING coupon code:210OFFWIN

When paying online remember that you do not need a PayPal account. There is a link when you get to PayPal below the PayPal Login that says 'Don't have a PayPal account ?' that walks you through using your credit card.

This is a non-smoking, no pets facility. IF YOU ARE A SMOKER or a would like to bring a PET please find alternate accommodations. If you SMOKE or BRING a PET, YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT and ALSO be charged additional damage.

Historic 1920's Riverfront vacation cottage in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Located just outside downtown Estes Park on the banks of the Big Thompson River. Picturesque surroundings with towering Ponderosa pines, the Canyon, and the Big Thompson river!

Decorated tastefully in a seashell and nautical theme, you will enjoy this newly decorated abode. The bathroom is graced with a claw foot tub and shower.

A picnic area is provided in front of the cottage beside the river. The Big Thompson River is very wide at this point and there is even a small island in the middle right in front of the property. There is a family of ducks living at this point in the river. It is known to be one of the best fly fishing areas too and you have private entry to the river!

Behind the cabin, there is steeper terrain with many rock outcropping, very scenic! A very large rock formation can be found to the right rear of the cabin. Beautiful scenery from every single window.

Keywords: Cabin, Cottage, Cabin by the River
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    Kids have a area to explore within property lines...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Double Beds (2) Brand new mattresses for your comfort., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One pull-out full size futon couch/bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Fly Fishing, Listening to the river


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DISH Cable provided. HD TV's in sitting room and one bedroom...moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Excellent views of the river, ducks, and fishing...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Right on the Big Thompson river!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area


  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony:

    Deck faces the river front with excellent views of the river...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.9
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,365 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 5.47%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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78 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International Airport

Car: Necessary

Excellent for Fly Fishing enthusiasts. You can fly fish right in front of the cabin. Catch and Release.


We would like to provide you with some of our favorite places to eat, and some ideas of things to do. Please keep in mind, Estes Park is not known for it's exceptional cuisine but these are our families favorites.

Casual Dining

1. The Other Side, upstairs dining/coffee shop - 970-586-2171

2. Nicky's, The Garden Room - 970-596-5376

3. The Sundeck - 970-586-9832

4. Mary's Lake Lodge, Tavern - 970-586-5958

'Better' Dining

Mary's Lake Lodge, The Chalet - 970-586-5958

Nicky's - The Steakhouse - 970-596-5376

The Other Side - Lakeside dining

The Fawn Brook Inn(5 star) in Allenspark - 303-747-2556 (Nationally Acclaimed, 30 minutes away)

Things to do:

1. Hike - Do not miss Bear Lake and the hikes up to the three higher lakes. 3.5 hours.

Wild Basin, located halfway between Estes Park and Allenspark, has a nice hike by waterfalls

2. Rock Climbing - Colorado Mountain School - 970-586-5758

3. Whitewater Rafting - Mountain Whitewater Descents - 970-419-0917 Fort Collins

Rapid Transit Rafting - 970-586-8852

4. Boating on Lake Estes

Lake Estes Marina - 970-586-2011

5. Bicycle Rentals

Colorado Bicycling Adventures - 970-586-4241

Estes Park Mountain Shop - 970-586-6548

6. Horseback Riding Tours(see phone book in Cottage for long list)

National Park Gateway Stable - 970-586-5269

7. Allenspark - Nice visit 30 minutes South of Estes Park. Historic all log town, even the postoffice.

Don't miss the Nationally award winning restaurant 'The Fawn Brook Inn'.

8. Amusement Parks - Estes Park Ride-a-Kart - 970-586-6495

Tiny Town Miniature Golf - 970-586-6333

Fun City - 970-586-2828

9. Fishing - There is great Fly Fishing in rivers all around Estes Park

10. Aerial Tramway, Gondola ride with great mountain views! - 970-586-3675

11. Shop in Town - Fun tourist town with lots of ice cream, fudge and good hiking shoes for sale!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I have always dreamed of owning a rental cottage. When I was a child, I used to stay in the deep woods of Northern Michigan. These were the fondest memories of my life. I always adored the historic rental cabins that I saw on my trip. Providing a unique, memorable accommodation to make your vacation even more special has been a lifelong goal of mine. I also teach piano.

Why the Owner Chose Drake, CO, USA:
We chose this beautiful location to buy a cabin as it was next to a large, rushing river and surrounded by towering Ponderosa Pines.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our property is unique as there are not many original 1920's cottages left in the area. From the light fixtures the claw foot tub, you won't find another like it!

Contact us

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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  • Seashell Cabin from Front

    Seashell Cabin from Front

  • Master Bedroom with Pottery Barn Linens.

    Master Bedroom with Pottery Barn Linens.

  • Dining room.

    Dining room.

  • Living room with new L shaped couch.

    Living room with new L shaped couch.

  • Second Bedroom.  New Mattress!

    Second Bedroom. New Mattress!

  • Deck Table faces river.

    Deck Table faces river.

  • Weber Grill!

    Weber Grill!

  • Another View of Landscape from Seashell Cottage Property

    Another View of Landscape from Seashell Cottage Property

  • Master Bedroom.

    Master Bedroom.

  • New Picnic Table beside River

    New Picnic Table beside River

  • View of River Downstream

    View of River Downstream

  • Master Bedroom with View to Dining and Living Room.

    Master Bedroom with View to Dining and Living Room.

  • Dining room view 2.

    Dining room view 2.

  • Newly Renovated Kitchen with New Appliances.

    Newly Renovated Kitchen with New Appliances.

  • Bathroom with Antique Clawfoot Tub and Antique Wallpaper

    Bathroom with Antique Clawfoot Tub and Antique Wallpaper

  • View of Deck.

    View of Deck.

  • Parking Spot just past cabin for one vehicle.

    Parking Spot just past cabin for one vehicle.

  • Close-up of Front of Cabin, Hummingbird Feeder

    Close-up of Front of Cabin, Hummingbird Feeder

  • Rock Outcropping behind Cottage

    Rock Outcropping behind Cottage

VRBO #90045

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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