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USA Colorado Rocky Mountain National Park Estes Park Listing #18381

The Buckhead - Estes Park, CO

15 reviews
Max occupancy: 8 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Bed, 2 Twin Bed 3 bedrooms  plus loft 3 bathrooms No pets 
1885 Homestead Lane, Estes Park, CO 80517

Enjoy the night skies from this family-friendly home w/ a private hot tub

Registration number: 3491

Brilliant night skies and breathtaking sunsets are all part of the experience at this mountain home located midway between downtown and Rocky Mountain National Park.

Enjoy the views of Deer Mountain from the solitude of the private, furnished patio, while watching wildlife like elk, big-horn sheep, bobcats, and bears. There are even marmots chirping from the rock outcropping above the private hot tub.

This home features a well-equipped, full kitchen with a dishwasher, a great room with plentiful seating and a large, flatscreen TV over the gas fireplace. There is free WiFi, a private washer/dryer, a screened-in porch with a wood-burning fireplace, and a two-car detached garage.

AMENITIES

Features

Fireplace

Gas fireplace

Washer/dryer : Private

Wood-burning fireplace

Central AC

Kitchen

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Media

Internet

Cable

DVD player

TV

Wireless router

Miscellaneous

Iron

Outdoor

Hot tub : Private

Gas grill : Private

Patio

15 reviews

Mick L. Aug 2019
This house is ideal for our family - 4 adults and 2 children. Well stocked with everything you need, comfortable furnishings, off the main road far enough to give you seclusion with mountain views. The hot tub, grill, patio, screened porch, washer/dryer, air conditioning, and 2 car garage are added features! We will return next year for our 8th stay!
Gregory V. Aug 2019
We enjoyed our stay very much! The house is large enough for the 6 of us, yet cozy enough that we could visit as a group in comfort in several rooms and outdoors.
Roy B. Jun 2019
I booked the Buckhead because we had a large group of grandkids! The accommodations were perfect for our group! The home has great WiFi and entertainment system , plenty of bathrooms, great kitchen, washer dryer. Etc The best surprise for us was the sitting area off the master bedroom which was great for the grandparents to drink their morning coffee and keep and eye on the kids in the evening. The screened in fireplace room was also great for the fire and s’mores. We really enjoyed our stay at this property. The location is very near Rocky Mountain National park yet is very secluded and quiet! Great experience! Can’t wait to go back!
Jacqueline M. May 2019
This was the second time we have stayed at the Buckhead. This time was for a family wedding in Estes. The minute I heard the wedding was going to be in Estes, I went online to book the Buckhead! It is the perfect location. Feels secluded but very close to downtown, the grocery store as well as to RMNP. The decor is beautiful, there is every amenity you could ask for and SO clean! The wildlife was abundant every day right outside the house. Our grandchildren loved it and the four-year-old said “this is amazing!” when he first walked in the door. Will always try to book this property if we return to Estes!
Jon and Heather H. Dec 2018
My children my husband and I absolutely love this cabin. It is beautiful. There were tons of elk all around us. We do wish it the hot tub works though as it has had an issue everytime we went. Other than this cabin is amazing and we will be going back!
Forrest F. Dec 2018
Perfect. Elk & deer in the yard. Hot tub. Nice walk to town. Near the National Park (back country and sledding). Big open area perfect for family reunion. Wonderful kitchen and kitchen utensils and machines (one stove but it worked fine for Thanksgiving as we did the turkey early). Easy in and out. Quiet.

So why the missing 1/2 star? Internet. It's there, but ... we expected rural speeds (a more than tolerable sacrifice when that close to the outdoors) but we didn't expect the connectivity issue. On my notebook it connected OK but only after I did the push button WPS approach (no IP address returned). Daughter connected just fine. Her husband couldn't connect no matter what he tried. When your kids join you for a week, it's expected that they will work a few of the days. It's something that should be fixed and I'm sure you will hear from the owner when it is. Until that's fixed, there are some nice internet cafes/bars in town (the option my other daughter/husband tried and getting computers away from the "retreat" can be a plus).

Everything else was flawless. Great home. Highly recommend it.

Master is on the main level. Two bedrooms upstairs. And the bed in the open area of the loft was also nice for one of our ealy risers (they can use the guest bathroom so everyone has a bathroom) ... so four sleeping areas with four bathrooms if needed.

There is also an outdoor/indoor roofed area right off the living room that is great in summer (shaded with a breeze) or winter (light a fire and snuggle up).
Manager response:
We appreciate this feedback and wish our guest had reached out regarding the internet. We don't typically have internet issues on this property, and we have verified this since receiving this review. Thank you!
Jason R. Nov 2018
It is a comfortable house with nice finishes. Each of the three bedrooms has an attached bathroom with shower. There are TV’s all over the house, including a large Sony with Bose surround sound in the living room. There is a DVD player and cable but no streaming options. The neighborhood was quiet and spread out. The house is close to downtown and the park, but felt fairly secluded. The kitchen was well equipped except for the knives which are falling apart.

My only complaint is that the door code wouldn’t work so I dialed the provided phone number which called an answering service, not owners. They could reset the lock, but didn’t know how it worked. I had to find the manual online to figure out I needed to press star after entering the number.

I will use this house again if in the area.
Bryan J. Nov 2018
The cabin was just as pictured. Fantastically furnished in all rooms. The kitchen is nicely stocked with everything you'd need. Our family loved the fireplace on the screened-in porch. The hot tub was sparkling cleaned and maintenance folks came two of the days to check the chemicals and water level. We will definitely be back.
Kim M. Oct 2018
This house was perfect for our trip to RMNP. It was very clean and well stocked. We loved the wildlife and the neighborhood scenery. It was quiet and comfortable. We were extremely satisfied with our stay.
Sheeba P. Oct 2018
Place was clean, super spacious. Had everything we needed.
Alan R M. Oct 2018
The Buckhead was beautifully adorned with all the amenities our two families needed. The screen enclosed covered patio with fireplace was a huge hit with our teenage kids and us. We were able to hear elk bugling and stay out of the snow with a fire to keep us warm. The kitchen was well thought out and a pleasure to cook in. The house is on the way into Rocky Mountain National Park and right up from Safeway for those few items we forgot .
Douglas W. Sep 2018
Fireplace & Jacuzzi
Very well utensil stocked kitchen