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luxury 2 bedrm/sleeps 6/huge 1500' new appliances, canoes & wood incl 4 fireplac

Bedrooms 2
Space 139 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Huge 2/1--1500sq.' Cabin Sleeps 6, New Remodel, on river as it enters Lake

Luxury remodel-- all top flight quality-- of 2 bedroom cabin on Colo. river where it meets the wetlands and Shadow Mtn. Lake. Travertine bath, all new, w/ seamless glass shower, new carpet in the bedrooms, and hardwood flooring, fine Persian and indian floor rugs to cover some of the hardwood, new appliances, W/D,dishwasher, new cabinets and paint, Egyptian linens, fully equipped. And then there's the View-lots of wildlife, nearly daily, like Moose, Elk, deer, Osprey, etc. etc. Many times--right out your door in the meadow or crossing the river. This old cabin is rustic on the outside and is NEWLY renovated on the inside. We sit on a 6 acre meadow just off Hwy 34--bordered by the No. Fork of the Colo. river--2 miles outside downtown G.L. The river runs so close to your cabin we have to have a small berm by the back deck to keep from flooding in the June run-off season! Shadow Mtn lake connects with Grand lake (the largest alpine lake in the State) by a small channel. Rocky Mtn National park is just 3 miles or so away. Great for fishing, kayaking, bird or wildlife viewing, hiking, boating, etc. Natural stone fireplace w/ wood included. We aslo have 3 canoes, a kayak, and a paddle boat, that we include for our guests. All firewood for your natural rock--floor-to-ceiling fireplace, and the fire pits is also included in your rate.

Property Manager
Owner/Property Manager Tracee Lorens
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017

About Owner/Property Manager Tracee Lorens

I am the Great grand daughter of Gus and Anna Spitzmiller, original Pioneers to Grand Lake. Gus was a plumber and his son Gordon married my Grandma Barbara. My dad, Chris Lorens, left the property to me when he died in 2008, and I have been making it 'top flight' since. I am a proud Colorado Mountain Woman, who now resides in San Diego, but spends lots of time where my roots are, i.e. Grand Lake.

Owner/Property Manager Tracee Lorens purchased this cabin in 1910

Why Owner/Property Manager Tracee Lorens chose Grand Lake

It is full of soul and history and it is sooo beautiful!!!

Sits on colo river where it enters Shadow mtn. lake. I bet the Ntl Forest and Park Service--who own all the bordering land--wish they had taken this side of the river too, when they confiscated the Park land up here in the early 1900's.

What makes this cabin unique

Fully remodeled and luxury--through and through.

There really is not a property that compares in the Grand Lake region. Because you are on a 6 ac. meadow bordered by the river and lake--and have all protected land across from you--there really isn't a location in the entire County that compares with this one! The view alone is irreplaceable.


Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Grand Lake Golf Course
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 34
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Betty's --for fried chicken.
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Silvercreek and Winter Park Mary Jane
Nearest Beach
700 Miles
san diego
Car: recommended

The property faces the Colo river where it meets the wetlands and Shadow Mtn. Lake. You look to open Forest Service land and then gorgeous, snow-covered peaks along the continental divide. Kayak or canoe ( equipment included on us) with the Osprey, or use our paddle boat or reading dock, with zero gravity reclining chairs, located right where the river enters the lake, with the best view in Grand County.

The town borders Rocky Mtn. National Park and is located on the highest natural glacier- formed lake in Colo, and has the highest yacht club in the world.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Grand Lake, Colorado

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 139 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • newly remodeled--travertine tile with seamless glass shower--all new fixtures. Antique wood vanity with granite counter top--gorgeous and large.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Brand new mattress as of 11-2016.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 cot , 1 sofa bed/futon , New, double futon in front of fireplce & PAC-and-PLAY.
  • The double futon is in the family room in front of the fireplace. It is new and high-end--and very comfortable.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Or combine with vrbo 454309, 510789, and 'The Residence, vrbo# 490482 for large events or Family reunions. No T.V. WIFI weak, but free. Hot spots on cell phones work! CAUTION--WE DO NOT USE APPS. CONTACT ONLY VIA VRBO--HERE. CHECK OUT 10:30 a.m.


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The cabin and the setting were great. The cabin was rustic with nice updates and clean.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time using Homeaway, and the pictures and reviews are really what swayed us to select this property. We made the right choice, the cabin had evening that we needed and wanted.

The setting was great being right next to the Colorado River feeding into Shadow a Mountain Lake. They have several different sitting places near the river with fire pits which was really nice on a chilly, September night. The view of the stars was outstanding as well. There were signs of elk in the attached meadow but unfortunately we did not see any.

The cabin was rustic with an updated kitchen and bathroom. It was very clean and had everything we needed. The cabin is just of the highway, but it is far enough away that we could not hear road noise.

My only regret was that my stay at the cabin was not longer.

  • Review Submitted: 09/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we are glad you enjoyed our cabin. Please come back any time. Tracee
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Cozy, Light Filled Cabin

  • 5 of 5

All the amenities of home in a lovely cabin with tons of natural light situated on the river with views of the mountains from two separate porches. What more can you ask for? We would live to return.

  • Review Submitted: 26/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our future guests, and please come back any time! Tracee
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Close this RMNP. Clean. Well supplied mostly.

  • 2 of 5

First the great things about this place. Views of the stream and lake were right there. Also snow capped mountains. Fireplace was warm and cozy. Plenty of wood provided. Everything you would need for a week is provided except for your food. Kitchen well supplied except for pots and pans. Canoe for the lake was a lot of fun. Had Mr Moose cross right beside us. SCARY in a good way! Some negatives that need attention. Pots in the kitchen need to be replaced. Well beyond their lifecycle. Beds were not comfortable. Ours sagged in the middle. Fireplace was nice but needs attention to cracks. Not sure if it's even safe? Apparent repairs were made at one time. Perhaps replacement is in order. Biggest gripe I have is all the junk laying around. Busted furniture in a small burn one day pile. Collection of broken outside lights. Just junk laying around the grounds. Such a beautiful place. Take a couple of hours to clean it up would really make it appear more professional.

  • Review Submitted: 09/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not what we expected!

  • 3 of 5

We had a fairly nice stay at the cabin. I would not call this a luxury property as in the description, but nice and comfortable inside. The property had limited to no internet service, no TV and the location was not private. The property was well equipped with all of the basics. We were hoping to have a little more privacy and quiet outside, but the cabin is located fairly close to the highway and in the evening, there is a bar playing loud music very nearby. The area surrounding the cabin is open flat ground that you can walk to the shore of the lake or where the river flows behind the cabin. The nearby town of Grand Lake was fun to visit and the property is located within a short drive to the entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic, Close to town and added extras!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Loren Ranch! Check in is easy, and the home is lovely! Clean, and has an awesome shower! Plus I forgot my shampoo but no worries, because they had it! We cooked every night and grilled, so the kitchen has utensils, plates, stove, etc. Could have used more mixing bowls but no complaints. Fire pit was awesome! Added bonus of free fire wood which is great. The on property lady was really nice and we ended up seeing the ducks and chickens on the property. Super cool bonus, and also free use of corn hole and kayaks! I was able to fish as well right out my door. Overall I would stay again, would suggest this property and very much enjoyed the rustic vibe! Beautiful inside and outdoors too.

  • Review Submitted: 27/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I'll for sure buy some more mixing bowls. Tracee/owner
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was clean, well laid out and on a great property. The scenery was beautiful! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 03/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. Tracee/owner
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin near the Grand Lake, Colorado

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Winter
27 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas and New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
Low Winter 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 17 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
Low Summer 2018
18 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
4th of July week
29 Jun 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Summer 2018
9 Jul 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
Fall colors 2018
5 Sep 2018 - 15 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$46.61
cleaning AU$131.84 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

CAUTION--WE DO NOT USE APPS. Use this vrbo site for ALL contact with us, or by emailing the owner at Check out is at 10:30 a.m., and check in is at 3:30 p.m.

If you get lost, or want to check out a free a canoe, kayak, or paddle boat, or just have an on-site question call Caitie at 970-531-7057.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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