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The Davis Hill Historic House, with its breathtaking view of the Continental Divide, began as an inn around the turn of the last century in a smaller structure. It was then known as Rest-a-Lott after the owners, the Lotts, from Illinois. The present stone and stucco structure was built in 1923. We operated the house as a B&B for the first 4 summers but after numerous requests from B&B guests to rent the entire house for their summer vacations and reunions we converted it to a weekly rental starting in the summer of 2011.
The home is in an absolutely fabulous location. Leave your car parked and walk to downtown in five minutes. There are numerous shops, restaurants, and attractions just two blocks away.
The house has six bedrooms which includes a kids/teen loft and two full baths and one half bath. There is a full kitchen equipped with everything you need to whip up great meals. There is also a dishwasher and microwave. There is a large living room with comfortable furniture surrounding an incredible moss stone fireplace.
You can dine inside at the large dining table (original hickory style) or al fresco on the wonderful front porch overlooking the Continental Divide.
The back wing of the house has three bedrooms and one bath. The bedrooms include one with a king bed, one with two twins and one with a double and a twin. The bathroom has a claw foot tub and separate shower. The other main floor wing has a bedroom with a queen bed and bedroom with a full bed (''the nook''). These bedrooms are separated by a bathroom with claw foot tub (tub has shower attachment). The nook has a private exit out to the front porch. The comfortable main floor period bedrooms all have antique furniture and wonderful beds.
Upstairs is a large loft that is very popular with kids and teens. There is one queen and one double bed and a twin futon and a half bath. There are also two couches for lounging.
Guests often have a hard time pulling themselves away from the view from the large porch to go explore Rocky Mountain National Park, the Stanley Hotel, the YMCA of the Rockies and beautiful downtown Estes Park with the wonderful river walk. There is a shared fire pit available out back for roasting hot dogs and making s'mores.
This home has a maximum occupancy of 15. Do you need more room? Ask for information about renting our adjoining cottage, Home Away #964466, in addition to the house (at a discount). Click on ''Click Here to see All My Rental Listings'' below to see the cottage.
Jim and Lois Gunlicks, Nebraska born owners, loved visiting Colorado from childhood continuing on into college summer jobs and then a dream come true: buying a home in beautiful Estes Park.
The easy access from a large airport, Denver, and the cool dry summer climate close to hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park landed us in Estes Park.