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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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 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 4.9117646 based on 34 reviews

Perfect White Colorado Christmas!

  • 5 of 5

Seven Summits was the perfect retreat for our family! The cabin itself is beautifully decorated and equipped with quality furnishings. We had everything we needed! The views from the cabin are so lovely; with all the windows, we felt as though we were living in a painting. We especially enjoyed the cozy living room with the fireplace, the game table downstairs, and the fabulous hot tub. Our group of 8 enjoyed cooking together in the open kitchen with large island while the wind howled and the snow fell, giving us the perfect white Colorado Christmas! We were sad to leave and definitely recommend this house to anyone thinking of going to Colorado. While in Estes Park, we went skiing at Eldora Mountain Resort, visited Rocky Mtn Natl Park, shopped locally and in Boulder, and enjoyed seeing the elk, deer, turkey, bobcats, and various birds. I really appreciated how Mary Ann was so vigilant to make sure we had everything we needed and followed up with us even during that very busy holiday time. We hope to go back - again and again!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful mountain home!

  • 5 of 5

My sisters and a few girlfriends and I took our annual "chick trip" to this home in October - and it could not have worked out better for us. Beautiful views, deer and elk galore and close to town. The home was fabulous, roomy and immaculate. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect Rocky Mountain Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 (three sons 16,17 and 21) spent a glorious week in this beautiful home! Everything was immaculate, well appointed, comfortable and beautifully decorated. The owners even left us coffee and a coupon for donuts at the local family donut shop - what a nice treat! They were also very helpful and a pleasure to deal with.

The upstairs family room was a great place to enjoy the views and relax and read a book. The downstairs rec room was perfect for playing games, and watching movies - all very spacious and comfortable.

All of the beds were very cozy with luxury linens and plush pillows and comforters!

There is a beautiful view of the mountains from the deck where we soaked our tired legs each evening after a long day's hike. The house is in a quiet neighborhood but only minutes from town and the Rocky Mountain National Park. So it's location is superb.

The Park itself is breathtaking! We only wish we could have stayed longer! This house is perfect for exploring the Park and town! We would highly recommend staying here and hope to come back again

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Wonderful rental

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the Seven Summits...would rate above 5 stars if we could. We are a family of six (kids ages 15, 12, 4, & 1) and between the hot tub, downstairs recreation area, and the beautiful surrounding property there was something for everyone to enjoy. The house itself is gorgeous, beautifully decorated & appointed, and yet extremely comfortable for a family at the same time. The two level set-up...two bedrooms up and two bedrooms down...with family room areas/bathrooms on both floors...made for a very spacious arrangement for our entire crew. A large kitchen area and big tables inside & out were also very accommodating for our family.

The best part of the home is its location. The views from the home are incredible, and it's literally 10 minutes drive to the RMNP entrance station or downtown Estes Park. So you have really have best of both words...easy park access, and then a beautiful house to relax in (the hot tub is particularly terrific) after a long day of hiking.

We are avid "VRBO'ers"...and this is the first time we've ever written a Seven Summits is honestly one of the nicest, well equipped rental homes we've stayed in. The owners were terrific to work with, and we highly, highly recommend. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chesapeake, VA

Summer Vacation in the Mountains

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our stay at Seven Summits this last July with our family of 4 and my sister's family of 4. The house was so comfortable for everyone to spread out and have their own beds and bathrooms. The kids (ages 6 and 8) LOVED the game table, bunk beds and all the area outside around the house to explore. We all enjoyed having a large enough kitchen and tables to have a meal all together, inside or out. The views from the house are phenomenal! The guys took advantage of the excellent location and spent early mornings hiking up Mt. Prospect, right outside the front door. We saw elk, deer and so many other critters from the house and even in downtown Estes Park! Another wonderful plus was being so close to downtown and Rocky Mountain National Park. With smaller kids in-tow, the short car trips were perfect! We were able to have every meal at the house if we wanted, without driving too far to get back out to the fun. The nights at Seven Summits were the most relaxing part of our vacation. We loved sitting in the hot tub looking out at the beautiful rockies as the sun set. It was a perfect summer vacation in the mountains!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Best Vacation EVER!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Seven Summits with our family of 6 (two adults, and four kiddos ages 20, 19, 17 and 16) The house is beautifully decorated, and so very comfortable. We especially appreciated the little touches of home like paper products, laundry detergent, and some spices for cooking. The kitchen felt like I was at home! Everyone had enough space, but plenty of time and space to be together. We loved the games and puzzles being available too! Everyone LOVED the hot tub, and spent some quality time in the hammock. Thank you for providing a home away from home for us Georgians! The location of the house was perfect. A short five minute drive to the RMNP Entrance, as well as just 5 minutes from Estes Park. We hope to return! Thanks to Mike and MaryAnn for welcoming us with coffee and a Donut Haus coupon! They were responsive and available and provided everything we needed for a seamless check in and check out.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
Damage Deposit $250

*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.