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1.5 mi to Estes & 1.5 mi to RMNP entrance

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Why stay in the same old cabin or condo when you can stay in our beautiful, clean and unique A-Frame.

The location of this home is perfect for your Estes vacation. It is located in a very quiet collection of a few cabins just a few minutes hike into Rocky Mountain National Park or the the YMCA property and a 1.5 mile drive to Downtown or the Beaver Meadows entrance into RMNP . You can also walk to the very popular Dunraven Italian Restaurant (the one off Hwy 66).

You will have a marvelous Rocky Mountain vacation in this clean, quiet, fully appointed vacation home. We have two bedrooms upstairs. The master bedroom has a queen bed and a balcony where you can hear the Big Thompson River through the trees. The second bedroom has a full size bed. Downstairs is tastefully decorated with newer furniture with a pull-out queen and pull-out twin bed. Downstairs is great for kids to sleep in while the grown-ups sleep quietly upstairs.

We have a brand new remodeled full kitchen w/ gas stove, dishwasher and microwave. We also have a newer full sized washer and dryer too.

You can relax and read a book by the wood-burning stove, watch DVD's on the TV (we have a large selection of DVD's stocked), play classic Atari video games or sit on the front or back porches and watch the elk, deer, bears, foxes, coyotes, wild turkeys, rabbits, hummingbirds etc. that are frequently seen on the property.

If you want to hike, this is the location for you. You can hike into Rocky Mountain National Park along the picturesque boulder strewn Big Thompson River and be in the Moraine Park area (prime fishing and elk viewing area) in about 15 minutes. You can also hike along Glacier Creek for more fishing and beautiful trails. The YMCA has numerous trails where mountain biking is allowed. We are close to quite a few restaurants, shopping, horseback riding, fishing, miniature golf and all that Estes has to offer on Highway 66 (Tunnel Rd) into downtown Estes.

Keywords: Vacation Home

More Details

Owner
Andrea or Stephen Velasco
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Andrea or Stephen Velasco

Sales person extraordinaire. Mother. Skier. Hiker. Dog lover.

Andrea or Stephen Velasco purchased this chalet in 2007

Why Andrea or Stephen Velasco chose Rocky Mountain National Park

We fell in love with this house the moment we saw it. We have always loved Estes Park, and wanted our own little piece of it to enjoy. We love being able to easily hike into the park. The wildlife in the immediate area is abundant. The balcony off the bedroom is fantastic for sitting outside with a cup of coffee listening to the roar of the water nearby. We have always loved the unique look of an A-Frame. It's like owning a Harley or an Airstream. Why have a home like everyone else!

What makes this chalet unique

Walk into the RMNP Morraine Park area. Walk to the best restaurant in Estes Park - The Dunraven. Enjoy local wildlife.

Amenities

Estes Park Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3/4 Bath with newly tiled shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1) Located in master bedroom upstairs, Double Beds (1) Located in second bedroom upstairs, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Both sofas convert to sleeper beds. One queen and one twin.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

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1.5 mi to Estes & 1.5 mi to RMNP entrance
average rating of 4.7083335 based on 48 reviews
5

Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

Had family of three and a mother-in-law. Everyone had their own space which was wonderful. The location is close enough to town getting there is easy, and there are enough businesses south of town, closer to the home, if you want to avoid Estes Park traffic. Easy entrance to the park and trailheads. Lots of wildlife around so keep your eyes out. Awesome classic movies to watch on the DVD player, our 20 year old son watched "One flew over the Cuckoos Nest," it is now one of his all-time favorites.

Can't thank the Valescos enough - great at answering questions, and the house it wonderfully decorated and homey, and just what we needed for a week away from the day-to-day grind.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review and thank you for choosing our home for the Estes Park vacation. We hope to see you again sometime soon. Stephen and Andrea Velasco
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Great location, good price

  • 4 of 5

If your primary reason for staying in Estes is to visit RMNP, than it would be hard to find a better location. Because it is situated just to the west of Estes Park, you will not need to fight through the traffic to get to RMNP. It is also very convenient to the Country Market (small grocery store and deli), gas, and restaurants and activities. The cabin does have several close neighbors, and the property itself is quite small. We made friends with a neighbor who welcomed us to walk up his property more on the side of the mountain - you would want to be sure to have permission first. Cowpoke Corral is literally down the road and my daughter and I had a fun one-hour horse back ride there. The house was extremely clean. The upstairs front bedroom has a comfortable queen mattress - firm, which I like. The other queen bed was pretty squishy/springy, which did not bother our 6yo daughter, but may not be right for some. Our 9yo son slept on the pull-out love seat. He was perfectly happy there, but it would not be suitable for most adults. Our children appreciated having games available in the closet. They also enjoyed seeing an elk and several mule dear, in addition to a mama bear and her cubs (don't leave food in your car, and keep your car LOCKED at ALL times - we learned the hard way). The kitchen is equipped with basics (but don't expect condiments, spices, and the like - we did find sugar and oil). The coffee pot is small, so we found that we had to make a few pots every day. The bathroom is spacious, although the shower head was quite low, which posed a challenge for my 6'5'' husband. The bathroom would benefit from a small shelf above the sink - there is nowhere to place toiletries except on the clothes dryer, which is also located in the bathroom. The bathroom would also benefit from towel hooks - it appears there used to be one on the back of the door. As it stands, we had to drape our towels over doors, etc.

It would be handy if the owners/property manager would put a telephone book in the house.

The spiral staircase was fun for the kids, perfectly manageable for me, less great for the tall husband.

Overall, the price for a very expensive area like Estes Park seemed very fair - a good value.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulously Perfect Place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five absolutely loved this place! We walked to the YMCA and to RMNP from the property. We saw deer within ten feet of us from the front and back decks EVERY day we were there.

We were pleasantly surprised by how stocked the property came with movies and board games. It was a huge hit for our kids and us alike.

Thank you so much for sharing your place with us!

the b.fam.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are glad you were pleased. Thank you for choosing our home for your Estes vacation. We hope to see you again soon.
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5

The property was in a great location right near the park entrance and clues to downtown

  • 5 of 5

The A-Frame was fantastic! It's much bigger than it appears in the pictures. The beds were super comfortable and the place was really spacious. We saw deer each day which was amazing.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quaint, great location, charming

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect vacation home for us! The proximity to RMNP is great. Beds are very comfortable, owners are friendly and responsive. Had everything we needed for our week long vacation.

No TV and Internet, which is what we wanted. They have a great selection of movies though! Our mobile service, AT&T worked well at the house if we needed internet.

We will definitely stay here again!

Plus we enjoyed the daily visit by the local, friendly Elk.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a wonderful time is this adoravle A frame home!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time in the beautiful town of estes! There is great shopping and tons of food options in town. The A frame is a quick drive to anywhere you'd want to be. We even got to see wildlife right in our backyard. Loved out stay!!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Rock Inn
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Dunraven
Car: recommended

New street name: 2415 Wild Bear Way Estes Park, CO

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Rates & Availability

Estes Park Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$169
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $250

Holidays and the days surrounding the stay are $169 a night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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