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Classic Colorado Cabin on the Big Thompson River

Classic Colorado Cabin totally updated and this year completely refurbished.. beautiful in and out!
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Classic Colorado Cabin totally updated and this year completely refurbished.. beautiful in and out!
Patio and grill just outside the door from the dining area.
River view from the patio. Ideal for Morning coffee or hot tea.
Enclosed all season porch with beautiful views and style galore!
Awesome gas fired cast iron store for comfort and beauty in the living area.
Beautiful gas fired stove controlled by thermostat.....choose you temperature easily.
Living area...another view.
Wait 'til you see the view from the kitchen!
Just out the door to the patio and grill.
Beauty out back!
Master bedroom on the main level.  Very comfortable! (No air conditioner ever needed.)
Master bedroom seating area... and a full closet.
(Not shown in pictures.)
Upstairs bedrooms.
Twin beds upstairs.
Path to the Ponderosa shaded picnic area by the river.
Partial view of the picnic area by the river.
Maybe coffee or tea here in the morning?
Bathroom with everything you need and want.
Art everywhere even in the Bathroom!
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Cabin -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Estes Park, Colorado
The River Retreat is a historic cabin built in 1925 and completely restored with added conveniences you have come to expect but retains a timeless charm.

This classic Colorado Cabin always books very quickly for the summer months. The location is stunning and this part of the river is very beautiful. We expect that you will enjoy the sounds of the river, the beautiful mountain air, blue skies and our historic cabin which is nestled between beautiful rock outcroppings, beautiful Ponderosa pine trees and the Big Thompson River. The River Retreat Cabin is about 5 minutes from Estes Park, Colorado and only about 10 minutes away from Rocky Mountain National Park.

River Retreat has all the comforts of home yet is in the Roosevelt National Forest with hiking trails just out the door and overlooks the Big Thompson river. Rainbow, Brown and...
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Listing #FKN2291088
About the Owner
Richard and Robin K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of space for our family of 4. The master bedroom bed was very comfortable, and our kids loved having their own space in the attic room. Great kitchen with plenty of supplies. Close drive to Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, but nice...More

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Richard K, VR Owner at Classic Colorado Cabin on the Big Thompson River, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So happy that you also enjoyed the cabin and it's great location and peaceful surroundings. Please feel welcome to come again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming to Estes Park for over 20 years. This was our first time staying outside the YMCA of the Rockies. River Retreat was perfect! My son and husband went fly fishing steps from the front door. In prior visits to Estes, we...More

1  Thank Susan G
Richard K, VR Owner at Classic Colorado Cabin on the Big Thompson River, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are delighted that you enjoyed our cabin We agree that the cabin and it's setting are an awesome vacation within this beautiful part of the our country!

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Perfect location for hiking, fishing and just relaxing! This charming cabin has been updated with comfortable furniture and plenty of sitting options outside. We loved the retro kitchen cabinets and fridge - (all worked perfectly). The kitchen window looked out on a big rock that...More

Thank Nancy K
Richard K, VR Owner at Classic Colorado Cabin on the Big Thompson River, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

So glad you enjoyed our wonderful cabin and reached out to find the thermostat an easy way to adjust temperature. You left the cabin impeccable! Much thanks for your care!

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    3 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
RM 982
RM 6,551
RM 28,132
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: RM 345 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: RM 1,027 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The River Retreat cabin is in Berthoud Dale, first established in 1925 as a fishing retreat on the Big Thompson river for a small group of families from Berthoud, Colorado. These cabins seldom are for sale and all are quite beautiful and are privately owned. Only two cabins are available as vacation rentals a part of the year, Most cabins belong to families and are used only by the immediate family occasionally so your privacy is assured.

This small community is on the far side of the Big Thompson river and has some 'private fishing water' on the river. Rainbow and Brown Trout are abundant in the river and all fishing is classified as 'catch and release'. I have observed that the river insect population and fish are in great condition even after the 2013 flood and...
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How to get there
Airport: Denver International Airport: 72.0 km
The River Retreat is very close to Estes Park Colorado (5minutes), so can travel either Hwy 36 from Denver via Boulder or via Hwy 34 from Loveland, CO easily. The choice is yours. We will provide exact directions to the cabin in our welcome package that we send a few days before your arrival.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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