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Cozy Cabin Steps from Rocky Mountain National Park

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

This 1935 Cabin retains its old world mountain charm with restored original hardwood floors, cedar wall accents, and split log siding. At the same time it incorporates all modern conveniences necessary for a comfortable stay including a new kitchen, bathroom and energy efficient windows, one of which is a picture window allowing perfect views of the sunrise. Heating units keep the cabin cozy even on chilly nights.

Get away to this quiet retreat just steps away from Rocky Mountain National Park. Why not climb Eagle Cliff Mountain, rising behind the cabin. Or shop the unique stores in quaint downtown Estes Park. In the evenings, relax under the gazebo with 365 degree views of the mountains and watch for the family of deer that meanders through the property most days.

The cabin is open year round, allowing you to experience the beauty of the Rocky Mountains in any season or during any holiday.

Keywords: Log Cabin, Mountain Retreat, Cottage, Bungalow, Casita

More Details

Owner
Ruth
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Ruth

My husband & I own the cabin along with my retired parents. My husband is busy as Principal of a K-8 charter school in the Denver area, so my parents and I are the primary managers of the property. My parents were linguists, living in Peru, South America, for over 40 years. I was an English/Writing teacher for years but now work part time out of our home. We love to get away to our mountain retreat and hope that you will enjoy the peaceful quiet as much as we do.

Ruth purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Ruth chose Rocky Mountain National Park

My Great-Great Grandfather was a homesteader in Estes Park. Our branch of the family moved away from Colorado, but my father remembers spending summers in Estes park in the 1940's. Several of our family are living back in Colorado, and now we're thrilled to have a cabin in Estes Park where we can build memories with our children. In our completely unbiased opinion, Estes Park is the most beautiful year round vacation spot in the U.S.

What makes this cabin unique

Because the cabin faces Southeast, I love sitting in front of the picture window and watching the sun rise over the mountains. Likewise, the gazebo offers stunning views at sunset with the clouds turning pink and orange all around. And on full moon nights, the view is spectacular! The full kitchen and gas grill help to make life easy for us: eating dinner outside on the patio is always refreshing. Most afternoons, a family of deer meanders through the property on their way down the mountain. Our children love to climb the mountain behind the cabin and even play cellphone hide-and-seek among the trees, rocks, and outcroppings. As a family, we often walk the 20 minute trail skirting the mountain and ending up at the Moraine Park Museum. From there, we can take the summer shuttle bus almost anywhere in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Also a short walk away but at the bottom of the hill, we can take the free Estes Park shuttle bus into town in the summer and not worry about parking. Other times of year, we are a short 5 minute drive from downtown.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have enjoyed wonderful days in the cabin in Estes Park and in the Rocky Mountain National Park with its magnificent scenery-- appreciated all the more when there is a comfortable "home-away-from-home" to return to in the evening. You have decorated and furnished it so great. Don't think you have missed anything.
Oct 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Denver
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Rock Inn Mountain Tavern
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Estes Park Golf Course & Lake Estes Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
'The Original' Dunraven Italian Restaurant
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
El Dora Mountain Resort
Car: recommended

There is no better place to relax then on the side of Eagle Cliff Mountain! You can hike into the Rocky Mountain National Park or drive in without having to fight the tourist traffic in town. Eagle Cliff Mountain offers easy access to the YMCA of the Rockies, many nice restaurants and a small corner grocers, once again, without having to fight the tourist traffic in town.

Amenities

Estes Park Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • No bathtub--shower only.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Top bunk is a single bed. Bottom bunk is a couch/full bed.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This is a brand new sleeper sofa in 2012.
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) pull-out couch in living room, Bunk Beds (1) single over double bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Notes:
lots & lots of windows for light and cross breeze; gas heater for winter months.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Cozy Cabin Steps from Rocky Mountain National Park
average rating of 4.560606 based on 75 reviews
5

Great location, adequate comfort and great for the dog.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay! Given the rate I was apprehensive about how comfortable the beds would be, but the queen bed was surprisingly comfortable and my twenty-somethings were perfectly comfortable in the bunk beds. Only suggestion is that the couch and matching chair in the living room look fine but the springs are shot and badly need to be replaced. We would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay! Would stay again!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the cabin was fantastic. The location of the cabin was great and it was only a few minutes drive to RMNP and Estes Park. The owner is very responsive and helpful. The cabin was the perfect place to spend our evenings after being out exploring the surrounding area. Everything we needed was provided. The beds in the bedrooms were comfortable and the space, while limited, is well utilized. I would definitely stay here again if we came back to the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

August 2017

Great experience, everything went very smoothly.

The home is well equipped, clean, well maintained, cozy and comfortable. Short drive to Rocky Mt National Park and downtown Estes Park. We enjoyed our stay in this home and the owner was easy to work with. A great rental experience. Thank You!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Loved the cozy cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at this cozy mountain cabin.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Perfect!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Cute house with everything you need!! Close to everything and you can get to RMNP without dealing with traffic!!!! House was clean and very well equipped! We felt safe and enjoyed having people around us but not too close. Awesome views as well. You don't be disappointed!! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great cabin for a small group to enjoy Estes Park.

  • 4 of 5

While the cabin is small, it's well kept up and very cozy. A small group will absolutely love this cabin! It's only minutes away from downtown Estes, and even closer to the National Park. The owners are very responsive, and handle any issues that arise quickly and kindly. The beds have a really soft mattress pad or something that make them very comfortable. The kitchen is fairly spacious, and stocked with tons of cooking utensils, pans, etc. We had a fabulous week in Estes. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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