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Great Views, Great Location

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, 1 Bedroom, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Mills Drive Guest Cottage (Estes Valley License #03-P) is located between downtown Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. There are great views of Long's Peak and surrounding mountains. It sleeps up to four persons on a queen bed and queen sofa sleeper. It is fully equipped for light housekeeping.

Mills Drive is a well-maintained road that goes into Rocky Mountain National Park. This property is convenient to all the activities and attractions of the area. It is only a 2 or 3 minute walk to a stop on the Estes Park Free Summer Shuttle.

More Details

Owner
Jay Vetter
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Jay Vetter

We retired to Estes Park in 2013 after living in Nebraska for 40 years.

Jay Vetter purchased this studio in 2009

Why Jay Vetter chose Rocky Mountain National Park

The property includes a home in which we live and garage with a loft apartment above it in addition to the cottage. We bought it as our retirement home because of its location and great mountain views. We have vacationed here regularly since 1970 and have always wanted to spend more time here.

What makes this studio unique

We appreciate that we have extra space for family to visit and are also able to generate a little extra income while welcoming guests who love this area as much as we do.

Map

Nearest Airport
78 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
120 Metres
Rock Inn
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Estes Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
72 Miles
Amtrack Denver
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
U.S. Highway 36
Nearest Restaurant
120 Metres
Rock Inn
Nearest Ski
43 Miles
Eldora Ski Resort
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Visit Rocky Mountain National Park.

* Trail Ridge Road.

* Hike.

* Shop.

* Golf.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Breath Mountain Air.

* Sightsee.

* Hike.

* Eat out on the Deck.

* Photograph nature.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Hike.

* Relax.

* Picnic.

* Mini Golf.

* Campfire.

Rocky Mountain National Park - 10 minute walk to Beaver Meadow Visitor Center

Estes Park Shopping and Attractions

Golf, hiking, sightseeing, fly fishing and much more

A short walk to an Estes Park Free Summer Shuttle Stop

Amenities

Estes Park Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Kitchen - gas range, micorwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, coffee maker, cooking and table ware Gas Fireplace Private Deck with gas grill, table and chairs Tiled bathroom with shower and jetted tub Television with basic cable and dvd player Wireless Internet Service Plenty of off street parking Iron and ironing board Clothes washer and dryer

Reviews

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(36 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
5

Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The cottage is exactly as it appears in the photos. It had everything we needed and we were able to make a few meals during our visit. The location is perfect for getting to the park and not too far from downtown. Looking out at the mountains from the deck was relaxing (and the sound of the little creek/stream in the backyard is a plus.)

It snowed before and as we were arriving so the fireplace was perfect. The blanket of snow on the trees and trails was stunning. Hiking was extra special (quiet and serene). RMNP is always rejuvenating to the soul.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Don't judge a book by its cover....roomy cute bungalow

  • 5 of 5

This bungalow apartment was super clean and the kitchen had everything you needed for a hassle free get away. The owners are super helpful and have suggestions and tips on hiking dining and shopping in town that they share with guests. The location is ideal for the rocky mtns and close enough to all of the in town stuff but on the outskirts enough to be away from hubbub. We were so busy sight seeing that we didn't get alot of down time here but hope to return soon to do so. Thanks Jay and Maureen!!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Great cabin feel for a retired couple, so very close to RMNP.

  • 5 of 5

A clean, comfortable cabin that had all the basics and some extras. Kitchen is well stocked with utensils and lots of misc. in cupboards and refrigerator. TV system and Wifi worked well. Back deck had a table and chairs with a gas grill. Closet had a ton of hangers and shelves as well. Cute gas fireplace (too warm for us to use). Jetted tub and shower in bathroom also worked well. Plenty of windows to let the breeze in from the outside. Owners live next door and came over soon after we arrived to check to see if all was ok, they are very friendly and helpful. Location! If you're coming to Estes Park to go to RMNP, then this is the perfect location. You can drive to the Bear Lake Road in just a few minutes. Parts of Estes Park can be a constant traffic jam, but this location avoids that problem. Its obvious to me that the owners enjoy working with their renters and sharing the RMNP experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our 3-night stay at the Vetter's cabin in mid-September. We can't imagine that this cabin won't fulfill everyone's checklist. Location? Check - one mile from the entrance of RMNP and one mile from downtown Estes Park. Comfort and cleanliness? Check - the cabin is spotless with all the amenities of home. A big bonus is the deck with a beautiful view of the mountains! Excellent hosts? Check - the owners strike a perfect balance between being available and respecting privacy. There is no downside to this property!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location; beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

Great location in Estes...close to RMNP and downtown without having to deal with the traffic and business of tourist season. Owners are nice, helpful and great to work with. Highly recommend this cabin!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing time at this beautiful gem of a cabin. So wonderful to sit on the deck and eat meals while listening to the relaxing stream. Comfortable and cozy and the friendly owners went above and beyond to make our stay perfect. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 5.55%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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