|Minimum Stay||3 - 4 nights|
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Bierhaus is a fantastic family vacation home 200 feet from the Big Thompson River. It has been recently updated with new paint, living room furniture, all new comfy mattresses, kitchen island granite, and charming remodeled bathrooms. Bierhaus boasts many repeat visitors as well.
It is just a very short walk, less than 1/4 mile, to get into Rocky Mountain National Park and begin your hike. You can sit on the sofa and look out the picture window and watch elk and deer stroll by (this is actually very common). Bierhaus sits at the base of Giant Track Mountain and looks out across the Big Thompson River towards Eagle Cliff Mountain and the continental divide. It is a relaxing stay with plenty to do. Bierhaus is in the Aspen Brook community with very private grounds you can walk, including an area for bonfires as well as a playground for an absolutely great family vacation. The Aspen Brook community sits on the Big Thompson River.
Location, Location, Location. One of the truly unique features of Bierhaus is its location. You can avoid any Estes Park traffic simply walking 5 minutes and you are in Rocky Mountain National Park (see map on the right). One of the most common areas visited by elk, Moraine Park, is a brief hike from the house. The RMNP shuttle bus stops at the Moraine Park Museum during the summer. You can use the shuttle to get to many other trail heads further into the park. No need to find a parking spot at a crowded trail head!
Bierhaus is beautifully furnished and equipped to make your stay relaxing...or as active as you desire. It has a master bedroom (queen bed) on the first floor with a full bath. There are two bedrooms on the second floor that share a bathroom. One of the upstairs bedrooms has a queen bed and the other is a 'bunk room' with a set of bunk beds that are twin-size. Each bedroom has its own closet with plenty of space. The great room has a sofa and loveseat with a large table for games and a great fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped for whatever you might need. Bierhaus has a complete laundry room with a large clothes washer and dryer. The home also has a deck with picnic table and fantastic views. You can relax on the deck with a book and clearly hear the Big Thompson River, or just watch the wildlife.
As a guest in Bierhaus you will have access to a playground, large picnic area, volleyball, horseshoes, and a fire-ring for campfires, all adjacent to the river.
Things to do (besides relaxing and hiking):
Hire a fishing guide
Rent a bike in town
Check into a white water rafting trip in town
Take a rock climbing lesson
Try a snowshoe adventure
Go on a horseback ride
Take a day trip to Eldora to ski
Cook some smores at the firepit
Take a wildlife drive/hike
Altitude: 7,800 feet!
Keywords: cabin, house, lodge,
While vacationing in Estes Park for the last 35 years it has been our family's dream to 'own a piece of the Rockies'. Bierhaus is that. It has been in our family for about 23 years. While our piece of property is very small it has a large history. There is a mineral claim on it from 1875. It was part of the Dunraven Estate. If you read the history of Estes Park you'll see how it all fits in.
We believe the Colorado Rockies are as beautiful as the Alps and more beautiful than the Canadian Rockies.
This - is heaven.
Greg Bier purchased this house in 1993
Location, Location, Location. Bierhaus is its own trail head...there is NO NEED to drive into Rocky Mountain National Park and find a trail head parking space. Bierhaus is about 2.5 miles from the center of Estes Park. It is part of the small Aspen Brook community which is on the Big Thompson River.
Bierhaus is a unique jumping off point for the whole family. It is convenient to Estes Park yet within walking distance of great restaurants such as the Dunraven Inn. You can walk to the YMCA of the Rockies and take full advantage of all the programs they have to offer (nominal membership may apply).
Greg- I haven't had a chance to write you regarding our stay in Estes Park. I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our short vacation. Much wildlife in complex it self (including a herd of mule deer that walked up your steps and then up the mountain behind the house), great restaurants (a favorite was Nepals). and 3 trips up along Trailridge Road where we saw Bighorn sheep for the first time. Your house and it's location were perfect for us. In fact, during our stay we all commented that we would like to someday replicate your cabin in the mountains of Maryland. We did wonder if building plans for your cabin or one similar are available somewhere on line? Thanks again, and we look forward to another stay in the future.
We had a wonderful time! The home was perfect. Very nice inside with new appliances and nice decor. Great use of space inside. The kitchen was stocked with every modern convenience. We enjoyed the cozy comforts of the home which was very quiet. No loud neighbors. I would highly recommend this rental and I will be back to enjoy this treasure again. Very close to trails and 5 minutes to town. Don't hesitate this gem will be booked for a long time.
Also, on a personal note, the renter could not have been more accommodating . He is a great guy! I have stayed at very homes over the years and I have high expectations and they were all met at this rental.
Enjoy! You will be happy.
Dallas , Texas
we loved this house and its location to estees park, the ELK ,deer, turkeys were the highlight of our stay but the RMNP could not be more spectacular, we had fall, then snow, we hiked to dream lake and the wild basin and many other hikes, all had a special place in our hearts....we will be back to this home and highly recommend it. It was clean and comfortable.
The Bierhaus is perfect! Great location, close to the Park as well as town. We really enjoyed our 3 full days of hiking. So nice to come back to the house for dinner and relaxation.
Our family arrived wanting to hear and see the elk rut. We hiked into RMNP and Moraine Park just like Greg said and were able to hear the bull elks calling. The aspen tress were in the midst of turning colors so the scenery was great. We had great weather except for our last day when a cold mist kept us from hiking.
The kitchen was well-stocked. We just showed up with food and made ourselves at home immediately. The cabin is very comfortable and decorated just as you'd expect in the mountains. We'll be back!
Great cabin, fantastic location to Rocky Mountain National Park. Kitchen and bathrooms are well-stocked - just like being at home! Will definitely be back to stay!! Thanks so much, for a wonderful stay in Colorado!
The cabin was just as the web-site described it---clean, well equipped, and nicely decorated. The location is perfect for any activity in the area, the National Park or activities/shopping in Estes Park. The views are beautiful and the area is quiet. The cabin is located in a very nice neighborhood.
Elk and deer are extremely common on the grounds. It is important that guests, especially children, understand the dangers of getting too close...or trying to feed the wildlife.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Fall 2016/Winter 2017
Oct 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$100|
Days Prior to Check In Refund
>60 Days 50% of Rental Fees Paid to Date
30-60 Days 50% of Rental Fees Paid to Date Minus $100 Late Cancellation Fee
<30 Days 100 % Security Deposit