|Minimum Stay||4 - 7 nights|
Incredible home on the Big Thompson River with everything you need and could think of. Large, five bedroom with six bathrooms, spacious family room with wood fireplace - oversized full kitchen with Jennaire appliances and 10 person dining table. Master bedroom Suite with private entrance and private bathroom with soaking tub and oversized shower.
On the upper level are four bedrooms, the second bedroom has a king bed and private bath with a deck overlooking the river, the third bedroom has a king bed with shared bath, the fourth bedroom includes a queen bed and view of the river, while the fifth bedroom has two sets of bunk beds and private bath. TVs and a Game Cube is also available. Also located on the upper level is a game room with pool table and 'in-floor' miniature golf.
Outside is an awesome deck that follows the back half of the home- with gas grill, oversized hot tub, large table, and a bridge which leads you to a rock for fishing.
On the other side of this home is a fire pit with several seats for making great memories. Hammocks are located in the trees on the property. The Manor will sleep 12-16 comfortably.
The home also has a 100+ year old historical guest house which sleeps six. (rented seperately),
Keywords: log home, river front, water front, fishing
If I could I would give this home 3 1/2 stars, but I don't have that option.
This house is in a great location. Convenient to the park, town and many of the better restaurants
The house is spacious
The home is beautifully decorated with great furniture
The property management team was very responsive
Even with all this I will a bit disappointed. With a high end rental I expect the little things to be taken care of and in high quality. I would have liked to give the property 5 stars, but I can't.
There was no cell reception at the house (which is fine, but...). They have a land line in the house for guests to use but you can't call long distance or anyone who does not have a local number without a calling card. This was an annoyance. Since there is no or spotty cell service at the house I wish that there was a phone to use to call my family and friends without the hassle of trying to find/buy a calling card.
I don't watch too much television, especially in a beautiful place like Estes Park, but occasionally after a long day I will watch a football game. There is one very small flat panel (probably 27 inches) in the living room that you must sit at a distance from to watch (Based on room configuration). It was hard to see the small TV from this distance. All the rest of the TV's in the house were even smaller and CRT (You know the old black boxy TV's).
Most of the houses I have rented with a fire place come with a starter set of firewood, so that when you arrive you can have your first fire. This house did not, immediately after I arrived I had to go back out and buy wood to have a fire.
The lighting in the living room was poor making it hard to read at night. They could easily put in brighter lights.
The quality of the extra blankets was very poor, they looked like airplane blankets.
The kitchenware was mismatched and below average. The plates were a plastic. The stove was a very small, poor electric stove. The towels were poor quality, rough and scratchy.
All in all this is a beautiful house in a great location. It has great furniture and is big and spacious. However a lot of the small touches such as TV's, blankets, kitchenware, phone, firewood, etc. are non existent or below average. Not what I expect from a high-end rental.