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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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10 reviews
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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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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About the Owner, Richard and Robin K
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Apr 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
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Excellent - based on 10 reviews
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Level 6 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

(This is basically a duplication of a review of this property that I also posted on HomeAway.com.) My husband and I just returned from our Colorado vacation, three nights of which were spend in the River Retreat just outside of Estes Park. We could not have asked for a more delightful place to call home during our time at Estes...

Janis M
Rogers, Arkansas
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

After spending the weekend in Denver, we were so ready for this River Retreat! I was concerned about the size of the cabin before we saw it. However, it was perfect for the four of us. My granddaughter called it the cozy cabin, a perfect description. The beds were so comfortable. The cleanliness and character of the cabin was appreciated....

Craig G
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

The sounds of the river could be heard from the cabin. The river was only feet away from the front door. Every morning we took our coffee to the river and would sit for hours. Ducks would float by and come visit us. Even an elk decided to make his way up the road. The place was really clean, the...

Management response:

Craig: So glad that you enjoyed our cabin! We also love it and do make an effort to keep it in top condition. Let us know if you ever want to revisit. Regards, Richard and Robin


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  • 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
    3 Twins
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
1 Jun 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $327 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $110 / stay - Fee
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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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