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Ranch House Adjacent to National Forest, Spectacular Views

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The Ranch house and barn nestled in the foothills of the Wind River Mountains

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Vacation with family or friends at our beautiful retreat in the Wind River Valley about 5 miles west of Dubois, Wyoming.
This spacious, comfortable ranch house is set in the center of 294 private acres, a spectacular site directly adjacent to the Shoshone National Forest and the Wind River Range. The windows and decks provide breathtaking views across the valley to the peaks of the Absoroka mountains, red rock badlands, sagebrush hills and forest. It is easily accessible by car all year round, less than a mile via good road from Wyoming Route 26, 10 minutes from the picturesque town of Dubois, and 20 minutes from the Wind River Indian Reservation to the east. Private trails begin just outside the door, leading directly into the Shoshone National Forest and Warm Springs Canyon, a lovely secluded fishing and picnicking spot (see photo). There are gentle horses on site and if requested, the owner can offer instruction in grooming, horse care and safe lead-line pony rides for children and novices at no cost. An excellent riding facility one mile away offers expert western or English riding instruction.

The house is comfortably furnished with a large great room/dining area with hearth and wood stove, perfect for congenial gatherings. It can easily accommodate 8-10 guests including children, with 3 large bedrooms plus a sleeping loft, 2½ baths and a well-equipped modern kitchen. One bedroom has a queen bed and private bath; 2 other bedrooms each have queen and twin bed; the loft has a double futon bed. The shared bath is designed for privacy with separate shower/bath, toilet and lavatory rooms. A roomy mud room/entry has a convenient ½ bath.



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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Can convert to private wing. Portable crib for any location....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    portable crib for any location...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Portable crib for any location...moreless

  • Loft: 1 double

    Camping mattresses available...moreless

  • Total: Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) 'Pack and Play' portable crib...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    With counter and small frig; can be used as kitchenette...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Toilet, tub and vanity/lav are in 3 separate rooms ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    With wash basin; easy access from outside...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Excellent collection of classics, wildlife, photography, western and the inexpected. Local hiking and topo maps provided...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Old Apple iMac available for DVDs; DVDs can be rented in town...moreless

  • Games:

    Scrabble, Boggle, Chess...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Small collection of country, folk and classical CDs...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose wave radio/CD player...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A few, on wildlife and horse training...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Extra card tables for kid's dining or crafts. Booster seat available...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Maytag...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane furnace, forced hot air, thermostat controlled...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Comfortable couch, loveseat, easy chair, ottoman; other occasional chairs. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large outdoor parking area...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Large capacity Maytag washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee bean grinder and electric 12 cup coffee maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes and cooking/baking pots & pans, including electric crock pot...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Granite Counters, Hickory cabinets...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Stocked with all the basics and lots more. Check it out before you shop!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size frig in kitchen, plus small frig in bathroom #1...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Two decks: north deck with great mountain view, sunny south deck with view of forest and hills ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    2 large inner tubes available for creek-tubing...moreless

 

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6 night min stay
$350

Discounts: 13 nights or more: $330 Nightly; 14 nights or more: $330 Nightly

Additional Fees and Taxes:

Plus 9% Wyoming Sales Tax and $100 cleaning fee.


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Location

Rodeo every Friday; Square dancing every Tuesday; Live family concerts twice weekly; Guided hikes available; Pack trips can be arranged; Wind River Indian Reservation (Shoshone and Arapaho) nearby.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: The Neutra Family Retreat property, “Homestead Draw Ranch”, is co-owned by me and my 3 sons. I am a semi-retired biologist and professor/researcher, a lifelong western rider and outdoors-person who has loved Wyoming since childhood, having spent many summers on a ranch in the Tetons and many vacations on Wyoming ranches since. My sons also love the wilderness; one is an engineer and Peace Corps volunteer who formerly worked in the Wind River Reservation schools and wrangled horses for a Dubois outfitter. Our goal was to establish a retreat where we can enjoy this unique and spectacular country together with children, grandchildren and good friends. Because of the busy schedules of our family, the ranch house is unoccupied during many beautiful weeks. Thus we are able to offer it to others who want to experience the best of Wyoming in a comfortable, convenient setting.

Why the Owner Chose Dubois:
The Dubois area is unique: it is an unspoiled, friendly western town nestled between 2 mountain ranges, surrounded by millions of acres of pristine National Forest, and within easy reach of Teton and Yellowstone Parks. The nearby Wind River provides many potential fishing spots, and it’s a short drive to many other topnotch trout streams and lakes. Enjoy trout fishing on your own or with local guides. The hiking opportunities in the Wind River Range, the Absaroka mountains, the red rock badlands or the Continental Divide, are endless. Nearby ranches and outfitters provide trail rides and backcountry pack trips. Ancient Indian petro glyphs and fossils are abundant in a valley just 10 miles away. Dubois offers good restaurants, art and gift shops, library and museums. In summer there’s a weekly rodeo, square dancing, and music in the park. Teton Park and Yellowstone are only 1 – 1.5 hours away. At the end of the day, just relax on the ranch house decks to enjoy the wildlife and ever-changing views of mountains, forest and big sky.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Easy access combined with the privacy of a 294 acre property. Beautiful hikes, right out the door.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish

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Photos

  • The Ranch house and barn nestled in the foothills of the Wind River Mountains

    The Ranch house and barn nestled in the foothills of the Wind River Mountains

  • Commanding view of the Wind River Valley, Dubois Badlands, and Absoroka Mts.

    Commanding view of the Wind River Valley, Dubois Badlands, and Absoroka Mts.

  • Bedrooms are roomy with great views of valley, hills or forest

    Bedrooms are roomy with great views of valley, hills or forest

  • The dining table seats 8 & card tables are available. Area maps are on the wall

    The dining table seats 8 & card tables are available. Area maps are on the wall

  • In early summer, you can watch elk graze from the windows of the great room

    In early summer, you can watch elk graze from the windows of the great room

  • From the front porch, sunset views are breathtaking

    From the front porch, sunset views are breathtaking

  • Brooks Lake and many other beautiful trout fishing spots are a short drive away

    Brooks Lake and many other beautiful trout fishing spots are a short drive away

  • Inner-tubes are available for kids (large and small) to enjoy local creeks

    Inner-tubes are available for kids (large and small) to enjoy local creeks

  • The house is nestled in the middle of 294 private acres abutting National Forest

    The house is nestled in the middle of 294 private acres abutting National Forest

  • The great room: a comfortable gathering place

    The great room: a comfortable gathering place

  • The kitchen is modern & well equipped; staples are provided for your convenience

    The kitchen is modern & well equipped; staples are provided for your convenience

  • The loft is roomy, with a double futon bed - a favorite kid hangout!

    The loft is roomy, with a double futon bed - a favorite kid hangout!

  • Even the horses have a beautiful view

    Even the horses have a beautiful view

  • Hike directly from the house into Warm Springs Canyon for a picnic and fishing

    Hike directly from the house into Warm Springs Canyon for a picnic and fishing

  • The Wind River runs within a few hundred feet of the ranch property boundary

    The Wind River runs within a few hundred feet of the ranch property boundary

  • Kids enjoy helping with the gentle horses and taking safe lead-line rides.

    Kids enjoy helping with the gentle horses and taking safe lead-line rides.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish
  • Calendar last updated 04/20/2015
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