- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 9
Description from the owner
Explore, hike and fish with your whole family (and pets) or relax and romance with a loved one from a private patio with built in fire-pit directly on the bend of the South Saint Vrain River in Colorado's incomparable Roosevelt National Forest.
This River Bend Retreat is a cozy Hansel and Gretel style cabin with a separate bunkhouse. A dream come true and a repeat destination for those who discover its peaceful and healing quality year round. It's location is central to boundless amenities.
A fenced in yard helps contain pets and keep children save. Along with, advanced therapeutic mattresses, HEPA air filtration, and pure filtered water, ...Read more
A River Bend retreat
Estes Park, Colorado
Additional Location Information
The cabin has room to park 3-4 Cars and is ideally situated directly on the bend of the Saint Vrain River on the edge of the Roosevelt National Forest central to Estes Park and other nearby desirable locations including Boulder, Nederland, Longmont, Fort Collins, Cheyenne, and even DIA. ( Denver International Airport)
Horseback riding: Stables in Allenspark, Wild Basin Area and Estes Park, 5 miles, 10 miles and 21 miles away respectively.
Rock Climbing: A fun area called Iron Clads 4 miles away, entrance to Longs Peak and the trail to the Diamond is 12 miles away. The famous Lumpy Ridge area with Twin Owls and Sundance in Estes Park about 23 miles away.
Skiing: Eldora Ski area about 30 minutes away just beyond Nederland; cross country skiing at Camp Dick 10 minutes down Route 72 just past Peaceful Valley. Rocky mountain National Park entrance at Wild Basin has great cross country skiing and snow shoeing too.
Fishing: Fish along the Middle Saint Vrain directly in the back yard; Lilly Lake is a Gold Medal Fishery 15 miles down Highway 7. There is famous Estes Park Lake where it is not uncommon to feel the powerful hits and massive runs of enormous brown trout. Northern Pike and Tiger Muskies are also in abundance. And of course there are many streams and lakes in the Park if you like to walk where very few people go.
Shopping, Dining and Antique Shops: Along the 21 mile stretch from Raymond to Estes Park you'll find many cafes and restaurants, antique stores and souvenir shops. Be sure to check out Allenspark and the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park. Lyons (15 miles south of the cabin) also has good restaurants, groceries and cool bars with live music.
Then there is Boulder: With a plethora of Street Performers entertaining large crowds on 'the Mall' and an Overabundance of Restaurants from fancy to ethnic to downright american Burger joints. On the '29th Mall' you find exclusive Close and shoe Stores and Boulders own Apple Store.
Kids Stuff: Estes Park has a couple mini golf, go-carts, big slide and games places. When we go there with kids they never tire of it.
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Waterfront
Nearest train station: Denver, 1h. 20min.
Nearest airport: Denver International Airport or DIA, 1h. 25 min.
Car is essential
Last updated on February 26, 2015
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- Towels Provided
- Central heating
- Hair dryer
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Linens Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Mountain Views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask