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Private fishing cabin, hiking, heated pool, hot tub, sauna, every amenity

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,450 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

We Pay VRBO Service Fee for all regular priced bookings.

Big Thompson Pool Cabin listed as one of 44 best cabins in the November 2015 issue of

Sunset Magazine.

********HEATED POOL OPEN UNTIL OCT 31st*******


10% discount for return guests. 5% discount for referrals.


500 feet of river front property for trout fishing/fishing poles included.

12 foot deep 25000 gallon heated outdoor pool.

7 man Therapeutic Hot tub

Huge Rock wood burning fireplace.

60 inch flat screen TV in living room, with wireless stereo surround sound.

Sonos surround sound stereo throughout cabin and outside by pool.

4 bedrooms

2 rustic bathrooms - one bath tub combo, and one beautiful cedar shower with natural bolder protruding through wall, cedar benches, 3 shower heads with separate toilet sink.

Sleeps up to 10 To 12 people with water conservation over 8 persons.

Completely furnished with all needed towels linens, dishes, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, Waffle Iron, Griddle, blender, mixer, Flat Screen TVs in each bedroom, huge living room Flat Screen and larger Flat Screen over Pool Table in Basement bar and Game Room / entertainment room.


Pool table

Lots of games for kids


Barbecue pit -Charcoal Grill and Weber Gas Grill

Fire pit

Concrete and sand horseshoe Pits

Hiking on 22 Private Acres adjoining Rocky Mnt Nat Forest.



This is a Rustic Mountain Comfortable Cabin. You will get back to nature here and we have provided all that is needed for the most comfortable stay possible.

We have 4 bedrooms - 3 King Beds, 1 QUEEN

The living room will also convert into a bedroom with private solid wood doors that close off of the dinning room. Queen Size Sofa Bed in living room with 2 extra memory mattresses for comfort. Large Flat Screen TVs in every room. Have your own bedroom with fireplace for your 5th bedroom. This is a one of a kind cabin. There is no other property like this!

More Details

clare Ann Bauman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, For Spanish, call number 573-535-0610
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About clare Ann Bauman

Colorado is in my blood and I've always wanted my own home in the mountains. Now I finally have it. I cannot live in it now, so I want to share it. I love this Cabin, Rustic, with all the comforts you could ever want.

clare Ann Bauman purchased this cabin in 2013

Why clare Ann Bauman chose Rocky Mountain National Park

My husband had Polio and I always wanted to find a pool for him to swim in. I also have always loved Colorado as I was born here. I knew when I saw a swimming pool in the mountains and it was the place I wished for forever.

What makes this cabin unique

Our cabin is private. There are no neighbors in site. Our Sonos Stereo System both inside and out provides an amazing atmosphere of peace, tranquility, and that nothing bad can get to you. Do as you wish, turn the music up by the pool, bother no - one. Swim all night if you wish. There's no place like it in all of Estes.

There's nothing like Barbecuing, watching the kids swim, listening to a good country song on the stereo and looking up at the majestic mountains.

Catch and keep fishing, Plenty of great Mountain and river views. Mountain Goats, Elk, and Black Bears can be seen occasionally in woods around the house.

Just relax in the wonderful bedrooms, with Flat Screen TVs/with cable in every room bedroom. It is amazing!!


Drake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Huge Natural cedar shower - natural bolder & 3 showerheads
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Plush Carpeting, large chest, Flat Screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Hardwood floors, Flat Screen TV, Cedar closet, Huge chest.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Hard wood floors, cedar closet, chests, Flat Screen TV.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Plush Carpeting,Chifferobe, chest, flat screen TV
  • We have 3 Kings and 1 Queen.beds. Each bed is adorned with beautiful duvets/quilts. We have, hardwood floors or soft new carpeting, cedar closets, antique chest and vanity. There is a good size flat screen TV in each room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
We realize that this is a cabin out in the wilderness near Rocky Mountain National Forest. We make sure we have everything we can think of to provide you with all those small things that you can't buy on every trip. The new crockpot is great for cooking a roast while your out hiking or laying by the pool. You will never wake up in the morning without a good cup of coffee to enjoy while you look out at the nature and mountains. NOTE: with 8 person or more, water becomes an issue. Laundry is the biggest culprit. We do have a extra water tank for summers.


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average rating of 4.872093 based on 86 reviews

Great place for family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was perfect for vacation with our adult children. Everyone had plenty of room and close to estes park. We loved our stay here for the week.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Big Thompson pool cabin is a beautiful property in a scenic location.

  • 5 of 5

What a delight to share the cabin with all of our children and grandchildren!!! It was wonderful to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery, the cool Colorado air and the sounds of the river. We all enjoyed the pool, hot tub, sauna, and games. We'll treasure the memories we made at the cabin during our summer vacation. Clare is so accommodating!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The Big Thompson Pool Cabin was the perfect getaway! Claire and Armando made sure everything was just right. The house is amazing, felt like home the minute we walked in. Every detail was perfect: The sauna, the hot tub, the pool, the pool table, the Sonos system throughout the house. The downstairs shower room was amazing. The canyon views are breathtaking! The deck outside the sauna is the perfect place to read with a morning cup of coffee. It gives the perfect view of the enormous tree (a Spruce, I believe) by the pool. Beautiful Estes Park is just a short drive away, and just beyond that is Rocky Mountain National Park. There is a video rental store in Loveland. I recommend trying out a DVD on the TV in the main room to hear the surround sound. We had rain forecast the entire week but it rained only one day, but even that day was beautiful. My only complaint is that now my wife wants me to buy her a washer and dryer like Claire's. Thanks, Armando. ☺️

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain Experience with Resort Amenities

  • 5 of 5

We (family of 9 – 6 adults, 3 kids) thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Big Thompson Pool Cabin. To start, Clare is a great host – very welcoming and accommodating.

The family-friendly cabin had everything we needed, and more – and we utilized most everything available!! We all enjoyed the pool and hot tub – especially our grand kids (1, 5, 7). Every evening we sat in and around the heated pool and natural gas fire pit and admired the mountain scenery and sounds of rushing water from the Big Thompson River. Two of our three evenings, we beheld bighorn sheep as they descended the mountain to feed on nearby plants. We grilled out and gathered around the large dining room table for pleasurable family meals. We even played a few rounds of horseshoes!! The Sonos sound system added to our enjoyment – so convenient and easy to use via a free smartphone app. Free Wi-Fi and use of a landline made the loss of cell signal immaterial.

We had a great experience during our stay at the Big Thompson Poole Cabin and made many great memories. Thank you, Clare, for your warm hospitality and the use of your vacation home. We highly recommend the Big Thompson Pool Cabin.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rocky Mountain adventure.

  • 5 of 5

Great house. Plenty to do at the house. Kids kept busy with the games, pool and hot tub. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Long Weekend

  • 5 of 5

10 of us spent 3 nights in this cabin. During our stay in Mid-May they got 24" plus of snow, which made our trip a little different than we expected. Clare was very helpful in giving updates of the weather and road closures and openings prior to us making the trip up to the cabin. When we got there everything looks great, but we didn't have any sports channels which with a lot of sports fans on the trip was kind of a downer because the snow limited our outside activity. But one call to Clare and she hooked us up with the sports channels for the long weekend. Overall it was a great trip at a great location and we hope to make the trip back sometime in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was one of the best groups of 10 I've ever had; felt like I had family there. I sure hope they can come back. The best thing an owner can have is communication with their guests. I love it that they just called me. Now all of the sports people, can enjoy this year of sports on the surround sound! Thank you so much, Clare
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Nearest Airport
145 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
1 mile bar and Fri-Sat Live music
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Loveland or Estes Park
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Estes Park
Nearest Motorway
US Hwy 34
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Loveland or Estes
Car: necessary

We are 10 miles from Estes Park in the Big Thompson Canyon. We have the river and the Canyon in front of us running through the Roosevelt National Forest; which our cabin is on. If you hike up the back of the property, you will hike onto the portion of our land where it meets The Rocky Mountain National Forest land. This is one of the most beautiful spots in Estes. I was concerned about the traffic at first. Now I just don't hear it unless I go out to sit and watch it and think how I used to sit and wish I had a cabin like that. It just feels so private that you feel very safe.


Rates & Availability

Drake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July - August
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Sept 9 through Sept 31
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
October 1 through November 22
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
April - May
Apr 1 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Memorial Day
May 25 2018 - May 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Deposit $400

Check in is 4:00 pm. Check out is 10:00 AM.

Persons over 7 are 75.00 per day extra and children under 10 are 50.00 per day extra.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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