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Great Views, Great Location

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
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:
March 22, 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.

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:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
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

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Great Views, Great Location
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

Beautiful View!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage and a wonderful view!! We enjoyed every moment here!!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder, CO
5

Would stay again!

  • 5 of 5

This super clean little studio cabin was perfect for our family of four. The kids slept fine on the sofa sleeper. After days spent snowshoeing and sledding in Rocky Mountain National Park the cabin was quick to warm up; especially with the toasty fireplace. The view was nice off the back deck and I imagine it would be a great place to relax in the summertime. The owners quickly refunded our deposit the same day we checked out which was appreciated as well!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio
4

Cozy

  • 4 of 5

We were cozy and warm during our Christmas vacation. We liked the view of the creek bed with the birds in the Aspens, and the snow falling down.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location near RMNP

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean, well maintained with up to date and pleasant furnishings. Jay was prompt and helpful in all communications. I loved being so close to the park. Can't wait to return and discover more hiking opportunities!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and very clean!

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin. Very close to RMNP. Well equipped for those flying in who can't bring bedding, towels, cooking essentials. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Had everything!

  • 5 of 5

I spent five peaceful days on a personal spiritual retreat. The cabin was ideal for this: from the quiet, the deck, the view, the fireplace and the privacy, I couldn't have asked for more. The herd of elk one morning across the street and the beautiful birds in constant attendance added much to my soulful time. I will be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Estes Park Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2017 Winter Speicals
Jan 4 2017 - May 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$85
$595
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Spring Low Season
May 13 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$120
$840
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Fall Low Season
Aug 14 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$120
$840
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Fall Special
Oct 16 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$85
$595
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
$840
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 December Special
Nov 30 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$85
$595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
2017/18 Christmas/New Years
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
$120
$840
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$140
$980
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $50
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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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

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