Do not be fooled. This cabin is 1.5 miles from Estes Park City limit, 3.5 miles from Estes Park City, 7.5 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park ( google verified ). We were part of Estes Park and just got rezoned. You cannot be much closer to all of the world class attractions.
Come and stay at our fabulous cabin by the river. All new furniture, appliances, and mattresses. See our new pictures.
Historic 1920's Riverfront vacation cottage in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Located just outside downtown Estes Park on the banks of the Big Thompson River. Picturesque surroundings with towering Ponderosa pines, the Canyon, and the Big Thompson river!
Decorated tastefully in a seashell and nautical theme, you will enjoy this newly decorated abode. The bathroom is graced with a claw foot tub and shower.
A picnic area is provided in front of the cottage beside the river. The Big Thompson River is very wide at this point and there is even a small island in the middle right in front of the property. There is a family of ducks living at this point in the river. It is known to be one of the best fly fishing areas too and you have private entry to the river!
Behind the cabin, there is steeper terrain with many rock outcropping, very scenic! A very large rock formation can be found to the right rear of the cabin. Beautiful scenery from every single window.
Come and stay at our fabulous cabin by the river.
Totals do not include 5.7 % tax + security deposit ($250)
We, the owners, have been renting 3 homes for the past 12 plus years, and you can look us up as owners through number of positive reviews on various sites. We do our very best to provide for a pleasant vacation at a reasonable cost. Guests do not like too many rules and neither do we. We have kept the rules as minimal as possible as not to violate Larimer County Rental Rules and keep our cabin enjoyable
This is a non-smoking, no pets facility. IF YOU ARE A SMOKER or a would like to bring a PET please find alternate accommodations. If you SMOKE or BRING a PET, YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT and ALSO be charged additional damage.
Q. What are the rules for Estes Park Rentals?
A. Estes Park is becoming strict in their rental rules for vacation rentals. The number of guests is limited to four (4) and parking to one (1) vehicle. This is a cozy 650 sq. ft Cabin and can accommodate 4 guests. The cabin is well suited for 2 adults and 2 Children. The cabin would be a tight accommodation for 4 adults.
Q. What are the house rules for this rental?
A. This Cottage is an owner operated business. We meticulously clean between guests to ensure a most pleasurable vacation experience. There is a leave as you found it policy except for Linens. We ask guests to care for our cottage as though it were their own. After your departure, if it takes more than 3 hours to clean, you will be charged an extra $45/hour for additional hours. Guests can enjoy within property lot lines. There is no trespassing in neighboring lots. Quiet time is after 9 pm.
Q. When is check-in and Check-out?
A. Check-in is after 4:00 pm. Checkout is at 11:00 am. NO Early check-ins or late check-outs without prior permission.
Q. How close is the home to Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) and the town of Estes Park?
A. The home is approximately 7 miles away from RMNP entrance and 3.7 miles from the town of Estes Park. The cabin used to be in the Estes Park township and was moved to Drake in the year 2010. You can google the directions and verify
Q. How many guests are allowed, how many vehicles are allowed and what is the parking situation?
A. The cabin accommodates 2 adults comfortably and can accommodate 4. The second bedroom is small. Only 4 guests and one vehicle are allowed (in the designated parking area) as per Estes Park Renting Laws. The cottage is situated on a small trail by the river surrounded by trees. Please plan to drive in a vehicle the size of a small SUV or smaller. Parking for an extra vehicle, if needed, is is available near the paid parking center near the visitor center approximately 3.5 miles away.
Q. Is there air conditioning, heat, and a washer-dryer?
A. There is no air conditioning as it is very rarely needed. It becomes very cool at night and sleeping is always comfortable. Daytime is also comfortable if the blinds are down during peak sun into the cabin. There is no washer-dryer in the cabin. However, you can use the coin laundry located near the Safeway center. We have electrical baseboards in each room for heat during winter.
Q. Is the cabin secluded and what is the level of road noise?
A. The cabin is not secluded and is near other cabins. However, the owners of these cabins are rarely there. Most river-side cabins in Estes park are located close to a road since the road are constructed along the river. Our cabin is no exception. You can see the bridge from our cabin, and the gushing Big Thompson river drowns some road noise.
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