$201 / night
Total guests, Nights

Sun Valley Lake (a pvt. lake) Lakefront Cabin. 2BR/1BA.Boat,Fish,A+ Snowmobiling – Home 2413857 Log cabin

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Sun Valley Lake (a pvt. lake) Lakefront Cabin. 2BR/1BA.Boat,Fish,A+ Snowmobiling – Home 2413857

  • Log cabin
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner


Sun Valley Ranch 2 Bedroom Cabin Located on a private lake, a stones- throw from Rocky Mountain National Park & Colorado River! The best snowmobile & ATV access location in Grand Lake. Plus hike, mountain bike, hunt or fish, at your doorstep! Here at Sun Valley Ranch, in the midst of scenic grandeur in the heart of the Rockies, our “Bunkhouse” Cabin offers unparalleled vacation accommodations for friends and family.

The Bunkhouse Cabin offers cozy accommodations for up to 6 people. Beautiful views of the lake and the mountains from its shoreline location! It has a fully equipped kitchen & laundry w/ dining/living room w/ wood stove & 2 bedrooms & a full bath. The master bedroom has a queen bed. The 2nd bedroom has a bunk bed w/ a dbl on bottom/single top. Sleeper sofa in the living room.


The Bunkhouse Cabin Offers:

*Private stocked lake w/ watercraft (row boat & paddle boat).

*Private access to CO River.

*Grilling, picnicking & play areas.

*Easy close access to National Park/Forest lands for such activities as hiking, biking, horseback riding, sleigh rides, hunting, skiing, snowshoeing, & snowmobiling.

*Abundant wildlife as well as horses & alpacas for viewing pleasure.

*Rustic ranch décor. Wood stove.

*Cotton bedding & down comforters.

*Complete kitchens & laundry; satellite TV;

*Smoke-free & pet free.

*Open year-round.


*We are at the Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), literally. Turn off of Trail Ridge Road, (the highest, continuous highway in the country reaching 12,183 ft elevation) only a few hundred yards from the tollgate into the Park and actually travel through a portion of RMNP to reach our private location!

*We are at an altitude of 8,700 feet & at the headwaters of the CO River, and, only minutes to three, large, scenic mountain lakes. One of those lakes is Grand Lake, the largest natural lake in Colorado. Recreation awaits on all three lakes!

*The neighboring Winding River Campground has trail horses for rent in summer and snowmobile rentals at On The Trail Rentals in Winter. Grand Adventures has snowmobile rentals (Polaris) in town.

*Grand Lake is known as the snowmobile capital of the country & is the only town in CO where you can ride throughout the town & to and from the trail system. There are about 120 miles of groomed trails and 300 miles of total trails.

*Snowmobile to and from the trail system.

*Our private, stocked lake does not require a fishing license.

*We are right in prime big game elk hunting territory.

*The public 18-hole Grand Lake Golf Course is 3 miles away. There are 3 other major golf courses within a 30-minute drive.

*Grand Lake Golf Course becomes the local cross-country ski touring center in winter.They have awesome groomed trails.

*Hot Sulphur Springs Resort hot springs mineral baths is only 35 minutes away.

*Marinas in Grand Lake provide an assortment of boat rentals.

*Grand Lake Village has all the conveniences you’ll need. There are food markets, ice cream parlors, boardwalk gift shops, automobile service; ATV, bicycle, kayak, & canoe rentals. You’ll find wide choice of fine restaurants & a few good bars to enjoy some night-life. Enjoy live theater w/ Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater! It’s awesome! There’s miniature golf & 4th of July Fireworks (New Years Eve fireworks, too!) over Grand Lake.

*Granby Basin Ski Area is 25 minutes away and Winter Park/Mary Jane Ski area is only 45 minutes away.

*We want you to relax, have fun and enjoy yourself. People have been doing it for years here at Sun Valley Ranch! We can’t wait for you to call us!

*Rate is for maximum occupancy of 6 people.

*3 night minimum stay for weekend nights from June 15 to August 25.

Shawn & Ken Bruton

Shawn Bruton

Ken Bruton

Ken, Shawn & Thomas Bruton


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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Bunk bed Twin bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds
  • 1 Full bath


  • Grill
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided

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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: $300.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Shawn B.

Tourist License

Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 Jul 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





Very Good
8 reviews

Very Good

“Peaceful retreat”

Reviewed 1 Sep 2020

The bunkhouse was a perfect little getaway for me and my boys. As previously mentioned, it’s not fancy but has everything you need, is cute and clean. It’s what I remember a cabin to be -… More

“Great Secluded Getaway, But Close To Everything!”

Reviewed 13 Aug 2019

We loved our stay at the Bunkhouse! We felt like we were at a quiet cabin in the woods (on a private lake), but you are actually only about 10 minutes from Grand Lake and maybe 5 minutes from Rocky Mo… More

“Family Gathering”

Reviewed 25 Jul 2018

Older, but comfortable cabin...everything you need including a canoe and paddle boat. Beautiful setting on Sun Valley Lake!

“Booked 3 nights - stayed 1”

Reviewed 9 Oct 2014

Let me say from the beginning that Shawn is a very nice person and appears to be a modern day pioneer woman living in a beautiful location. She spent several minutes showing us around the property an… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your kind review. I hope the rest of your trip went well.

“A Perfect Weekend”

Reviewed 26 Aug 2014

We rented for a long weekend. We were looking for someplace near RMNP and this place had the extra bonus of being on a lake we could fish on. The cabin was clean and cozy and the view of the lake wa… More

“Quaint and comfortable place in a beautiful location”

Reviewed 21 Sep 2013

The location of the cabin is fantastic. Shawn was incredibly helpful. The cabin itself was just what we needed.

“Our stay was magnificent! Very clean and quiet.”

Reviewed 20 Apr 2011

The cabin is very clean and cozy. We loved building a fire everynight just before bed and playing dominos and then in the morning's, building a fire and reading a book until it was time to fix b… More

Response from the owner Oh my, Karen, you surprised me! Thank you for taking the time to do the review! I am getting a few more reservations! Hope you and Bill are having fun! Love, Shawn

“Peace and Quiet on Sun Valley Lake”

Reviewed 10 Apr 2011

We love staying at Sun Valley Ranch. Our favorite time of the year there is late summer into the fall, and we try to stay there every year (as a home schooling family we have the liberty to go there i… More

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Send Shawn (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Shawn (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Shawn the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Shawn (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Shawn (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
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You can also request a quote from Shawn (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Shawn (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Shawn (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Shawn (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Shawn (the owner) a message.

If Shawn (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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