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Spectacular Views Of Longs Peak

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Estes Park House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Fireplace And 2 Wood burning Stoves Walk

This lovely home is far enough away to relax and close enough to enjoy all Estes Park and R.M.N.P. have to offer. Come relax in front of the fireplace or on the porch with a view of Longs Peak and nature's sights. Take a walk either into town or into R.M.N.P. and see all the beauty so close to your private getaway. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination in this beautiful home on 2/3's of an acre in Estes Park

As you take in the sights from the front porch you will likely see elk, deer, a wide variety of birds and other wildlife. These beautiful surroundings will beckon you to return time and again to enjoy the serene beauty of this home and its surroundings.

Inside this comfortable home you will enjoy privacy and the spectacular beauty of the Rockies while you escape the stress of day to day living. The sun-room/dining room is the perfect place to start your day, coffee in hand. At night you can relax by the fireplace or wood burning stove when the temperatures cool down. The master bedroom is located on the bottom floor while the second and third bedrooms are located upstairs.

After your stay you will agree, this is home is appropriately named 'The Joy Cabin.'

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Steve Ferrante
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About Steve Ferrante

We met during our sophomore year of college at Baylor University. One month after we graduated we were married! That was 45 years, 2 kids and 7 grandchildren ago. During our time together I was a minster and my wife was a high school teacher; now we are retired.

We also worked in the mission field for some time. We spent 5 months in Spain and 5 years in Kenya helping the people there and learning many valuable life lessons from them as well.

Steve Ferrante purchased this house in 1994

Why Steve Ferrante chose Rocky Mountain National Park

“We were looking for three characteristics when we bought this 1923 vintage cabin twenty years ago…and we found them! A breath-taking view of the big mountains, a moss-rock fireplace, and an expansive covered front porch with panoramic views of Longs Peak = wow!”

Located at the end of a quiet street The Joy Cabin renders privacy only 1.8 miles from downtown Estes Park. When some people come to the mountains, they want to relax… they long to spend peaceful hours being refreshed by the mountain air, observing elk and deer in the front yard along with hummingbirds and bluebirds, and hearing the breeze through the centuries old ponderosa pines on this two-thirds of an acre property. Others may enjoy hiking, biking, or climbing while many love to eat out, take in a movie or stroll down the river-walk shopping, eating caramel corn or a delicious ice cream cone! Estes Park is an ideal vacation spot to do what you enjoy.

The vaulted ceiling in the sun-room/dining room of The Joy Cabin provides a sunny greeting for a first cup of coffee! The remodeled kitchen includes a front-loading washer and dryer, a stainless Kitchenaide dishwasher, and all the amenities of your home away from home. A cable 46” flat screen TV and WiFi along with a landline telephone enable you to connect with the world (if you so choose) or you may just want to lie in the hammock and read a good book; either is possible on this vacation.

Two cozy bedrooms upstairs allow for privacy. The larger bedroom provides one queen bed and a trundle with two twin beds. The other bedroom contains a double bed and a pack ‘n play if necessary. The master suite on the main floor is furnished with a cedar log queen bed, a wood burning stove and its own private three-piece bathroom. A vaulted ceiling and multiple windows simply bring the outdoors inside.

What makes this house unique

Within walking distance of R.M.N.P., private setting, beautiful covered porch with mountain views, large lot, no street light to obstruct the night time views of nature.


based on 25 traveler reviews

Spectacular Views Of Longs Peak
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews

Great Place To Relax

  • 4 of 5

The property was as described. Clean, well-maintained and comfortable. Really enjoyed setting on the front porch and watching the wildlife wander by. The view is wonderful. Very convenient both to Estes Park and to RMNP. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay here. It was rustic and spacious. Fully equipped kitchen with anything you need for a home cooked meal. Linens and towels were provided. We only had to bring clothes and ourselves! We woke up on several mornings to mule deer and Elk just feet from our windows. Views of Longs Peak from the front porch. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great home, awesome views, mountain hiking right outside the door. All the modern conveniences with out the boxed feeling of a hotel. Love this place and I'll definitely try to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin and peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need to refuel and relax.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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awesome place highly recommend it

  • 5 of 5

The house is clean and has cozy decor. It is conviently located to RMNP and shops and restaurants. It was a great stay and we will stay there again. We highly recommend it

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Truly a Rustic Rocky Mountain Experience!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was truly rustic and so beautiful. So much wood and wonderful decor. We had seven adults and there was plenty of room! Fantastic view of Longs Peak and the other mountains. Great vacation time for our family! Dennis/Cooper families from Iowa.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
89 Miles
Denver International Airport
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Estes Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Peak
Sep 19 2016 - Nov 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter - Spring
Jan 3 2017 - May 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
Peak 2017
May 12 2017 - Sep 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.7%

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Cancellations prior to 60 days from scheduled check in date will be charged a 5% processing fee.

Cleaning Fee: $100.00

HOLIDAY RATES are the same as peak season rates

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Estes Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1365 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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