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A Little Bit of Heaven in Colorado

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Log Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Moose Tracks Manor is a charming lakefront vacation home near the historic town of Grand Lake, CO, and near the headwaters of the Colorado River.

A great location for snowmobiling whether you are renting or bringing your own sleds. Plenty of parking for trucks and trailers allows you to snowmobile right from your front door to the trailhead for Arapahoe National Forest or into the town of Grand Lake. Within a short walk is a large, well equipped snowmobile rental business for those who prefer to rent.

It is located on secluded Sun Valley Lake, a private 22 acre lake nestled between Rocky Mountain National Park and Arapahoe National Forest. It sleeps 9 comfortably in 3 bedrooms with two baths (one with a steam shower, the other with a Jacuzzi tub and shower). The master bedroom has a king size bed and is on the main floor. The home features 27 foot tall ceilings, a stone fireplace, plus satellite TV. Outdoors you have two lakeside decks, plus BBQ/picnic area a canoe and rowboat.

Moose Tracks Manor offers a gourmet, fully appointed kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, an open dining room, a loft, and a great room that boasts 27 foot ceilings and a stone fireplace. The 2 decks overlook a pristine private lake and mountainous forest. Included: satellite TV, Blu-ray and DVD, stereo w/CD disc, washer & dryer, game table, gas BBQ, picnic area, towels, bed linens and paper goods supplied.

A fishing license is not required on Sun Valley Lake, which is stocked with trout every spring. Enjoy the rowboat and canoe provided with the cabin. Hike, bike, ATV and snowmobile all from your front door. You are walking distance to both the National Forest and the Colorado River Headwaters for some great fly-fishing. Great whitewater rafting is also within walking distance. Winding River resort is walking distance from the cabin and provides horseback riding and outdoor cowboy breakfasts and dinners.

Bring your binoculars for some of the best wildlife viewing in the country. Sun Valley Lake is one of the best spots to see moose in Colorado. They are common in the mornings and evenings all year around.

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More Details

Owner
Rod Archer
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Rod Archer

We live in Colorado and love to spend time in the Mountains fishing, hiking and enjoying nature.

Rod Archer purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Rod Archer chose Rocky Mountain National Park

For years we have been renting places near Grand Lake for our vacations. We decided that the only place we wanted to own a cabin was on Sun Valley Lake. This lake is the perfect size and a great location in one of the most beautiful places in the U.S.

What makes this cabin unique

A beautiful cabin in a tranquil, breathtaking setting with more activities nearby than you can do in a month. Hike, bike, ATV and snowmobile all from your front door. You are walking distance to Arapahoe National Forest and the Colorado River Headwaters for some great fly-fishing. Winding River Resort is nearby and features horseback riding and other resort activities. On the Trail rentals is also a short walk away featuring ATV rentals in summer and snowmobiles in winter. The cabin is very close to the quaint, historic town of Grand Lake with lots of great restaurants and family activities. Shadow Mountain Lake and Lake Granby are minutes away with fantastic fishing and water sports. You will be easy driving distance to skiing, golf, river rafting, ballooning and countless other winter and summer activities.

Amenities

Grand Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No DISCOVER cards. Please pay with a different credit card. DISCOVER payments will be returned to you and the reservation cancelled.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , second floor bathroom features a jacuzzi tub with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , on on the first floor, this bathroom features a steam shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Bedroom 1 is the master bedroom on the first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , On the second floor, one queen size bed, closet and wardrobe
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , second floor,bunk with single bed on top, full size on botto
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , a futon couch that lies flat as a full size bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), bunk bed sleeps three, and a full size futon.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Included: there is a hair dryer in each of the bathrooms.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 63 reviews
Walnut Creek, CA
5

Wonderful home to enjoy

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at Moose Tracks Manor. The home is lovely, clean, and spacious, but cozy at the same time – we felt at “home.” The kitchen was well equipped – actually, everything was very organized so we could just enjoy our time. The view on the lake was wonderful, and we enjoyed the rowboat and canoe, including the life jackets for the grandchildren. A moose splashing in the lake was a bonus – but we enjoyed a lot of other animals close by as well. The owners were great to work with – we’ll come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week at Moose Tracks Manor the end of Sept... what an incredible find. Immaculately clean, comfortable, and well maintained home with wonderful amenities, lots of windows with beautiful views of the lake. The covered deck and large covered carport right next to the entry were welcome additions since the weather was rainy/snowy during our stay. We took advantage of the cozy indoor gas fireplace, spacious dock for fishing and the fire pit for an evening campfire. Location is lovely and provided easy access to both RMNP and Grand Lake. Overall just the perfect place. We look forward to staying here again the next time we're in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a beautiful home to stay in!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. We had a moose welcome within 5 minutes of getting there and we had a family of moose farwell when we were leaving. Our stay was better than expected - the area is very nice and lots of nature things to do -- grand lake is a cute town. Thank You Rod for your willingness to share your home with us!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was super! Loved the cabin and the lake!

  • 5 of 5

It was great!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Wonderful for a summer vacation

  • 5 of 5

This place is beautiful, inside and out. The location is fantastic - lakefront with beautiful view of mountain peaks across a peaceful lake. Close to the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park and close to the tow of Grand Lake, but secluded and private.

The house itself is lovely and very spacious.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Everything as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

This is an outstanding property to get away from the daily grind of the real world and enjoy the beautiful Rocky Mountains. It is very convenient (5 minutes) to Rocky Mountain National Park for hiking adventures and within 45 minute drive to whitewater rafting. If you just want to relax, then just stay at the log cabin and enjoy the lake. When we arrived, we were welcomed by a Moose and her young calf bathing in the lake. A couple nights later, we had a young bull moose meander by as we were making s'mores at the campfire. The owner was great to work with before, during and after renting. We had an issue with the refrigerator and he had it fixed that day - on a Saturday. I would recommend to both adventurers and those that just want to escape.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Grand Lake Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
US Hwy 34
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Granby Ranch
Car: necessary

Moose Tracks Manor is ideally located on the western portal to Rocky Mountain Natoinal Park, and on the trail entrance to Arapahoe National Forest. This gives visitors walking access to fly fishing, hiking, ATV and dirt bike riding in the summer and snowmobiling in winter months.

The cabin is next to Winding River resort which offers horseback riding and wild west chuck wagon dinners to the public.

Moreover, it is only 3 miles from Grand Lake, CO, a beautiful and popular vacation destination with many great restaurants and tourist activities. Nearby are large lakes: lake Granby and Shadow Mountain lake, where many summertime water sports are available including waterskiing, fishing, jet skiing.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

The damage deposit will cover any extra charges caused by the renter such as pay-per-view movies, telephone charges and internet usage.
Refunds are available up to 60 days prior to the beginning of the rental period less a $50 processing fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.