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Rustic modern A frame with mountain views. Close to lakes and skiing.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Grand Lake Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps 6-7, 2 bd, 1 bath plus large loft. Mountain views and wildlife.

Newly remodeled, sunny 'A' frame with open layout and large windows. Nestled on the edge of a wildlife preserve. Watch moose and elk pass by from the deck or dining window. Less than 3 miles to picturesque downtown Grand Lake with shopping and restaurants, boating, fishing, horseback riding, biking and golf in the summer. Winter sports within minutes are cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, skating, tubing, downhill skiing and snowmobiling. 45 minutes to Winter Park. 35 minutes to Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic center. 25 minutes to Granby Ranch skiing (great for family skiing) and golf.

Two bedrooms down, one queen and one with twins. Large upstairs loft sleeps 3, 2 twins and one full convertible sofa. Sitting area with monitor for DVD and video streaming. Wi-fi included.

One full bath, washer and dryer, microwave, range, frig, and dishwasher. Living and dining area on the main floor looks out glass front. New wood stove fireplace with glass. Electric heat throughout. No neighbors to southern views. Walk to the lake or snowshoe the ridge.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Jon Julien
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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About Jon Julien

We live and work in Denver, but have spent a lot of time in Grand Lake. We fell in love with the area 20 years ago. After renting cabins every Christmas for the last 12 years, we decided we should buy our own place to share.

Jon Julien purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Jon Julien chose Rocky Mountain National Park

We are mid century design fans and the 'A' frame really appealed to us. We had a lot of fun picking 'rustic modern' pieces to decorate with and use some of the pieces we owned, such as the Herman Miller table. We also like the fact that there is no neighbor to the south and we are at the end of the street with no outlet. It's very peaceful and quiet here. We love the bright southern and eastern exposure that fills the house with light.

What makes this cabin unique

The best thing about our cabin is the location. We have vacationed for years in the area and always visit the Snow Mountain Nordic Center over Christmas vacation. It's an easy drive there, it's family friendly, and there are lots of things to do. There is also a small cross country track right in the neighborhood that we just discovered last year. Grand Lake is a charming mountain town to visit year round. The people are so friendly and helpful. The summer is bustling and the winter is quiet and beautiful.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Rustic modern A frame with mountain views. Close to lakes and skiing.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 27 reviews
5

Great cabin for a weekend in RMNP

  • 5 of 5

My brothers and I had a great time in this cabin, which is perfectly situated between the small town of Grand Lake and the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. We spent our days wandering the park and our evenings grilling, hanging out by the fire, and playing games. Would definitely recommend for friend or family getaways. The herd of elk that visited in the mornings and evenings was a bonus, too!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this comfortable vacation home and it was just as enjoyable as our first stay. The house is clean and we had all the amenities needed to make our stay enjoyable. The three of us had comfortable night's sleep and we enjoyed relaxing in the living area of the house when we weren't out exploring Colorado. While asleep on our first night's stay it snowed, so we awoke to a beautiful scene of snow covered pines with the added touch of the elk walking through them. It was like something from a postcard. We loved watching the herd of elk migrate from somewhere behind the house to the road out in front.

From the house it is just a short drive to the entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, which makes it convenient for those looking for a place close to the park to stay. Due to the snow we weren't able to go all the way through the RMNP to Estes Park until our last full day there. Once the park service opened up the road it allowed us to enjoy all the snow covered splendor of Rocky Mountain National Park.

The town of Grand Lake is pretty quite in October. We found several nice restaurants to eat breakfast at in town. We had some wonderful meals in Granby and also in Tabernash as well. We also took a scenic drive to Steamboat Springs which was nice. The Aspens in the Steamboat Springs area were still in fall mode with their golden hued leaves.

We decided to return to this lovely vacation home because we had such a wonderful experience on our first visit. The second visit was every bit as enjoyable as the first. I would highly recommend a stay here if you are looking for a place that is comfortable, convenient to RMNP and where you have a great chance of seeing wildlife (elk in October). We look forward to having the good fortune of staying here again someday soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice views, nice location

  • 4 of 5

Our second time staying at this cabin. Location is very close to entrance to RMNP and within 5 minutes of downtown Grand Lake. We saw Elk walk by the house again this year, that is a great bonus. Just a short walk to a beautiful lake. Very quiet surroundings. Only complaint is that the heat is quite hard to figure out. We turned it way down both nights and it still must have been above 80 degrees in cabin while it was snowing outside. Not the worst problem to have but a minor inconvenience. I highly recommend this cabin.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jason, I am not sure why the heat would not turn down. It is electric baseboard and if you rotate the dial counter-clockwise it turns the heat set-point down. If you turn it all the way counter-clockwise until there is a click, then it is off. I had a friend who stayed a couple of weekends ago (an electrician, that I asked to take a look) and he didn't see any issues. Let me know what you did to turn it down and I will try that out next time we are up. I know that some of the degree markings are worn off the T-stat in the kitchen, so maybe that was the problem with knowing which way to turn. Did you have a fire in the wood-stove? It can overheat then, as there is no temperature control on the stove except how much wood is put in and how much air is supplied (the slider on the bottom of the stove, left more air=hotter fire /right less air= cooler fire). Thanks for giving us the heads-up to look into this. Best regards, Jon
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4

Nice little retreat

  • 4 of 5

Was a fun experience, saw a moose also nearby! And some deers!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Perfect retreat from the city!

  • 5 of 5

We loved loved this property. Very close to town but felt like we were miles away. Secluded an authentic! Saw a moose sipping from the lake and woke up to a herd of Elk out our bedroom window. Best sleep ever! Comfy beds and all the needs of a home. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was very clean ,and comfortable. Everything you could need was there. Moose every morning at the bedroom windows. Close to the town of grand lake and 3 big lakes within a few minutes if you want to spend time on the water. Lots of long nice hiking trails close by also.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Golf
1.1 Miles
Grand Lake Golf Course/Nordic Center
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-34
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Ski Granby
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Grand Lake
Car: necessary

3 Miles to Grand Lake shopping and restaurants, boating and fishing on Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake. Walk to golf course, cross-country skiing and tubing hill. 25 minutes to Granby downhill skiing. 45 minutes to Winter Park.

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Rates & Availability

Grand Lake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
winter
Dec 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$170
 
 
spring 1
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
 
 
spring 2
Apr 1 2017 - May 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
Summer
May 20 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$170
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
cleaning $85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Grand Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , loft
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing

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