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Luxury Home, Breathtaking Views, Hot Tub, Colorado Rocky Mountains

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property


Estes Valley Vacation Home Business License #3029


Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the property and to reserve the home please call us directly at 314-267-8322.

Do you want to feel as if you've actually escaped to the Rockies?! This newly constructed (2012) 2700 sq. ft. 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom vacation home has all the amenities, the feel of a mountain lodge, plus a fabulous location close to shopping/downtown and entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Situated on the side of Prospect Mountain every room in this 2700 sq. ft. home has fantastic views of some of the best hiking mountains in Colorado! Lots of pines and rock outcroppings surround you as well on this beautiful 1 1/2 acres.

Enjoy cool summer breezes or warm winter sunshine on the elevated deck while grilling your favorite dinner. If you find yourself tired after a day of outdoor activities you can wind down under the stars in the 6 person hot tub.

The main level includes the master suite with attached bathroom, a second bedroom with log bunk beds, laundry room with shower, powder room, kitchen, dining and great room. The fully equipped kitchen in this professionally decorated home is open to the great room/dining area and features granite countertops, custom cabinets and top of the line appliances. Everything you need to create the meal of your choice is at your fingertips! Cool evenings (yes, even in summer!) can be spent sitting by a crackling fire in the wood burning fireplace.

On the spacious and bright lower level, which is a walkout, you’ll find another living area with flat screen HD TV, game table and an assortment of games. Here you’ll also find another laundry room, bathroom and 2 more bedrooms. The master suite upstairs and queen bedroom downstairs also have their own flat screen HD TVs.

This 4 bedroom vacation home sleeps a maximum of 8 people with the following configuration: upstairs king, twin bunks, lower level queen and a twin set.

Seven Summits Vacation Home features:

Large elevated deck with 6 person hot tub and outdoor dining for 8

4 bedrooms/portable crib

2 living areas

Great room with vaulted wood ceiling and stone fireplace

Satellite HD TV and WiFi

Gourmet kitchen

4 miles to RMNP main entrance

2 miles to downtown and grocery store

More Details

Mary Ann Denninghoff and Mike Plackemeier
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017

About Mary Ann Denninghoff and Mike Plackemeier

Midwest boy meets east coast girl, add 6 children with a variety of interests and that's pretty much us!

Mary Ann Denninghoff and Mike Plackemeier purchased this house in 2012

Why Mary Ann Denninghoff and Mike Plackemeier chose Estes Park

We chose this particular location to build for its breathtaking views and proximity to the Park and downtown. Having spent most our vacation time since 1986 here in Estes Park we couldn't choose a more comfortable location. Lots of memories and traditions were built here along with tons of outdoor activities to please our large family

What makes this house unique

The elevation of this property gives a feeling of being 'away from it all'. This is a large lot with beautiful pines and rock outcropping which attracts all kinds of birds and wildlife. It borders BLM ground giving it an even more spacious setting.


Venner Ranch Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Outside quiet time is 10PM to 7AM.
  • Online booking requests with Credit Card Payment will be edited to include a 2% processing fee
  • Final payment constitutes acceptance of the Rental Agreement including Confirmation/Cancellation and Damage Deposit policies
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main floor master ensuite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level full bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main floor powder room and room with separate shower
  • The main level features a powder room and separate shower along with the master ensuite.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main floor ensuite with luxury king matress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Lower lever queen luxury matress
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Lower level 2 side by side twin luxury matresses
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Main floor bunk room sleeps 2 with pillow top twin matresses
  • ALL BEDROOMS HAVE MOUNTAIN VIEWS The main floor has 2 bedrooms sleeping 4 and the lower level has 2 bedrooms sleeping 4 for a total of 8
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Luxury Home, Breathtaking Views, Hot Tub, Colorado Rocky Mountains
average rating of 4.928571 based on 42 reviews

Great home, thoughtfully appointed

  • 5 of 5

First, it's a great looking home, well kept, and with wonderful views. That's what hits you initially. But what really stands out over a few days' stay is how thoughtfully appointed it is, especially in the kitchen. We're used to having to make a special run for a spice or two or for some of the other kitchen basics. You end up spending a lot of extra money for something that you use 1% of. Not here. Really a nice surprise on top of a beautiful and comfortable home.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our vacation home! We sure hope you can spend some time up in Estes Park again and hopefully stay a bit longer. Happy to have you as a guest!
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Perfect vacation home for everyone!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home with perfect view of valley, great attention to detail with all amenities, full kitchen, hot showers, comfortable beds, and close to all the activities in Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park!! A wonderful place for a relaxing and fun filled vacation. Seven Summits is a perfect destination for everyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! Happy to hear you all had a great stay. Hope you're able to visit another time and are as lucky seeing moose again! Wow!
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Best Vacation Home!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd year we have stayed here and every time, we are so happy with the stay!! It’s super clean and always have everything we need! MaryAnn and Mike respond to all my correspondences very quickly and always are very detailed with the information the give. We recommend 7Summits to all our friends and family who consider Estes as a vacation spot!! Thank you Mike and MaryAnn for another wonderful stay!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing Seven Summits Heidi! So glad that your stays have been fun. We look forward to visit number 4! ;)
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One word...BEAUTIFUL

  • 5 of 5

Can not express how fabulous this home is, elk were waiting for us when we arrived and continued to pay us visits. The home is beautiful, top of the line in every category from decor, to comfortable, to the views from deck and every window, to closeness to town, it was immaculate in cleanliness and had every convenience of home. We especially loved how it was close to town but secluded enough to feel alone. We would highly recommend this home whether it be couples or familys, it would be comfortable for all...Extra tip The Dunraven Inn is a fabulous place to eat and have cocktails..

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cathy! So happy the elk decided to visit during your stay. We too love that the house is close to town but yet is secluded...definitely one of the reasons we chose to build in that location! Hope to have you visit again!
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This house is fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed an amazing fun-filled 5 days in Estes! The description of this house was spot on, property exceptionally clean and well-maintained. Mary Ann was wonderful with communication, information about arrival, provided a list of things to do etc. 6 total stayed,, my husband and myself along with our 2 adult children and their husbands/wives. It was a perfect size for all. Enough bathrooms and bedrooms to fit our family, with additional bedroom. The extra plus...the house is completely stocked for dining in too! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Estes and will recommend the town and this house to all our friends. Thank you Mary Ann

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rita! Thank you! We're really glad that you stayed with us and the house was a fit for your family! When the mountains start calling I sure hope you venture out to Estes Park and stay with us again!
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Beautiful Cozy Home

  • 5 of 5

Seven Summits home was perfect for our family's needs while we were in Estes Park for our son's wedding. The house was very well decorated and spotless! Plenty of room for our family to spread out with the two separate living rooms. The hot tub was a very nice option after a day of hiking. We highly recommend this home if you are planning to be in Estes Park and could not have been happier with our choice. The owner was very helpful in suggesting restaurants for the rehearsal dinner! Wonderful lifetime memories were made in this home for our family!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Susan! We love hearing that lifetime memories were made at Seven Summits. Glad that you found the 2 living areas helpful. We do too! Hope to have you stay again in the future. Best wishes!
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Denver International (DEN)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Estes Park Golf course
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Eldora Mountain Resort
Car: recommended

We are located in Estes Park Colorado, the 'Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park'. Excellent fly fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, snowshoeing and sightseeing/wildlife viewing. Oh, and breathtaking golf in the mountains!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 5.55%

*Cancellation/confirmation policy and rental agreement upon request or sent with return email after first inquiry
*Responsible party must be at least 30 years old to reserve the home
*There is a 2% Processing Fee when paying by Credit Card. We gladly accept a personal check or you can use the echeck through VRBO for no additional charge.
Final payment acknowledges the receipt of and terms of the rental agreement and damage deposit policy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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