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Luxury Home, Breathtaking Views, Hot Tub, Colorado Rocky Mountains

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property


Estes Valley Vacation Home Business License #3029


Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the property and to reserve the home please call us directly at 314-267-8322.

Do you want to feel as if you've actually escaped to the Rockies?! This newly constructed (2012) 2700 sq. ft. 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom vacation home has all the amenities, the feel of a mountain lodge, plus a fabulous location close to shopping/downtown and entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Situated on the side of Prospect Mountain every room in this 2700 sq. ft. home has fantastic views of some of the best hiking mountains in Colorado! Lots of pines and rock outcroppings surround you as well on this beautiful 1 1/2 acres.

Enjoy cool summer breezes or warm winter sunshine on the elevated deck while grilling your favorite dinner. If you find yourself tired after a day of outdoor activities you can wind down under the stars in the 6 person hot tub.

The main level includes the master suite with attached bathroom, a second bedroom with log bunk beds, laundry room with shower, powder room, kitchen, dining and great room. The fully equipped kitchen in this professionally decorated home is open to the great room/dining area and features granite countertops, custom cabinets and top of the line appliances. Everything you need to create the meal of your choice is at your fingertips! Cool evenings (yes, even in summer!) can be spent sitting by a crackling fire in the wood burning fireplace.

On the spacious and bright lower level, which is a walkout, you’ll find another living area with flat screen HD TV, game table and an assortment of games. Here you’ll also find another laundry room, bathroom and 2 more bedrooms. The master suite upstairs and queen bedroom downstairs also have their own flat screen HD TVs.

This 4 bedroom vacation home sleeps a maximum of 8 people with the following configuration: upstairs king, twin bunks, lower level queen and a twin set.

Seven Summits Vacation Home features:

Large elevated deck with 6 person hot tub and outdoor dining for 8

4 bedrooms/portable crib

2 living areas

Great room with vaulted wood ceiling and stone fireplace

Satellite HD TV and WiFi

Gourmet kitchen

4 miles to RMNP main entrance

2 miles to downtown and grocery store

More Details

Mary Ann Denninghoff and Mike Plackemeier
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Mary Ann Denninghoff and Mike Plackemeier

Midwest boy meets east coast girl, add 6 children with a variety of interests and that's pretty much us!

Mary Ann Denninghoff and Mike Plackemeier purchased this house in 2012

Why Mary Ann Denninghoff and Mike Plackemeier chose Venner Ranch Estates

We chose this particular location to build for its breathtaking views and proximity to the Park and downtown. Having spent most our vacation time since 1986 here in Estes Park we couldn't choose a more comfortable location. Lots of memories and traditions were built here along with tons of outdoor activities to please our large family

What makes this house unique

The elevation of this property gives a feeling of being 'away from it all'. This is a large lot with beautiful pines and rock outcropping which attracts all kinds of birds and wildlife. It borders BLM ground giving it an even more spacious setting.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Venner Ranch Estates in Estes Park

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Outside quiet time is from 10:00PM to 7:00 AM
  • Final payment constitutes acceptance of the Rental Agreement including Confirmation/Cancellation and Damage Deposit policies
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main floor master ensuite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Lower level full bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main floor powder room and room with separate shower
  • The main level features a powder room and separate shower along with the master ensuite.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Main floor ensuite with luxury king matress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Lower lever queen luxury matress
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Lower level 2 side by side twin luxury matresses
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed , Main floor bunk room sleeps 2 with pillow top twin matresses
  • ALL BEDROOMS HAVE MOUNTAIN VIEWS The main floor has 2 bedrooms sleeping 4 and the lower level has 2 bedrooms sleeping 4 for a total of 8
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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(49 traveller reviews)

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Luxury Home, Breathtaking Views, Hot Tub, Colorado Rocky Mountains
average rating of 4.9387755 based on 49 reviews

Great home, thoughtfully appointed

  • 5 of 5

First, it's a great looking home, well kept, and with wonderful views. That's what hits you initially. But what really stands out over a few days' stay is how thoughtfully appointed it is, especially in the kitchen. We're used to having to make a special run for a spice or two or for some of the other kitchen basics. You end up spending a lot of extra money for something that you use 1% of. Not here. Really a nice surprise on top of a beautiful and comfortable home.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our vacation home! We sure hope you can spend some time up in Estes Park again and hopefully stay a bit longer. Happy to have you as a guest!
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Amazing place and hospitality. Worth the money.

  • 5 of 5

Mike and Mary Ann exceeded our expectations for our family vacation. From our arrival (yes those are actually the views you see from the deck) to the home itself, our whole family just said WOW. With the nice note, local coffee and coupons for free donuts(which we enjoyed), we felt like we were in our own cabin. Mary Ann was excellent with on going communication and answering all our questions. We have done VBRO before and this by far was the best experience yet. There was a fully stocked kitchen(nothing outdated or old) and the overall decore of the home on both levels was perfect. If you are considering a stay in Estes Park I encourage you to consider this rental. The place is important however Mike and Mary Ann make it special with their touch and care.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all had fun! Happy to be your hosts...Come back 😊!
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Fabulous Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We used this vacation home for a week in June, and it was a fabulous find for our two families of four. The home is very clean, well organized, and equipped with everything we needed. The owners were welcoming and very helpful; even provided maps and lists of things to see and do in the area. The home is located high enough to give you a great mountain view but close enough to town that trips to grocery we’re easily made. We had a wonderful week! Thanks for sharing your lovely home with us.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying! We too like that the home is at an elevation to have the mountain views but still close to town. Hope to see you again!
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Estes Vacation Summer of 2018

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home was absolutely perfect! Our family of 4 (parents and our two teenage sons) traveled with our close friends ( parents and 10 year old son and 15 year old daughter). It was our first trip to Estes Park. We enjoyed RMNP throughout the day and shopped the local stores in the evenings. The home was a short driving distance to the national park and the quaint downtown area of EP. We saw multiple animals throughout our stay- at times right by the cabin. The cabin is on a beautiful hillside where the view of the mountains readily available. The rental had everything we needed from entertainment (board games with a lower level area perfect for the whole group to play), kitchen necessities, and a hot tub on the deck which allowed us to check out the constellations while we relaxed from our busy day. Mary Ann was readily available from the time we arrived to when we were on our way back to St Louis. Her recommendations for restaurants, hikes, and shopping were perfect! We would definitely recommend this home to anyone traveling to EP.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy the house worked out for you guys and glad to hear you loved the views. I always feel like I’m in a tree house when I walk through the front door! Hope to have you visit again!
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great luxurious house with wonderful furnishings and beautiful amenities. The hot tub is a nice bonus. It is located just far enough from town to be peaceful. Beautiful views.

AWD vehicle recommended until the drive way is resurfaced.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re happy you enjoyed your stay! Since you departed we’ve had the (deep) gravel smoothed and laid a layer of recycled asphalt to prevent rutting and spinning tires. Thank you for making us aware of this problem! Hope to have you return-have a great summer!
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Awesome week away.

  • 5 of 5

Great home in the Rockies. Enjoyed the Holiday decorations and the feel of home. Everything has been thought of and working with the owner was great.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kirk! Thanks for staying with us. Glad you and your family were able to have a Happy Thanksgiving in Estes. Hope your travels bring you back again!
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Denver International (DEN)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Estes Park Golf course
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Eldora Mountain Resort
Car: recommended

We are located in Estes Park Colorado, the 'Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park'. Excellent fly fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, snowshoeing and sightseeing/wildlife viewing. Oh, and breathtaking golf in the mountains!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £211.28
Refundable Damage Deposit £192.07

*Cancellation/confirmation policy and rental agreement upon request or sent with return email after first inquiry
*Responsible party must be at least 30 years old to reserve the home
*Personal/e-checks are welcome!
Final payment acknowledges the receipt of and terms of the rental agreement and damage deposit policy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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