Pine-Paneled Guest House: Great View, Horses Welcome
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- Minimum stay:6 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Dubois cabin description
This comfortable, cozy new Guest House in the Wind River Valley looks out over a pasture to the Absaroka mountains, red rock badlands, and sagebrush hills. The house is clean, charming, pine paneled throughout, comfortably furnished and stocked with staples for cooking.
It has a living/dining room/kitchen area, 2 bedrooms, full bath and laundry room, and can comfortably accommodate 4 guests. It combines privacy with great accessibility. The house is located on 294 spectacular private acres directly adjacent to the Shoshone National Forest and the Wind River Range.
From the front porch there are breathtaking views across the Wind River valley to red rock badlands and high mountain peaks. At the back door is an aspen/pine grove in which historic cabins, once occupied by the first homesteaders in the Wind River valley, still stand.
The house 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. One can walk or drive up the hill ¼ mile to the main ranch house and a private trailhead into the Shoshone National Forest and Warm Springs Canyon, a lovely secluded fishing and picnicking spot (see photo). At the end of the day, relax on the cabin porch to enjoy the ever-changing views of mountains and big sky.
Keywords: Pine-Paneled Guest House, 2 BR, Full Bath, Laundry Room, Private, Great View, on 293-acre Ranch,
Your own horses welcome.
- 900 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker:
- Pantry Items:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Washing Machine:
- Parking Off Street:
- Linens Provided
- Wood Stove
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Hair Dryer
- A large (20-acre) horse pasture with shelter, and small tack shed and hitching rail, are available for guests who want to bring their own horses. Rental horses with guided trail rides are also available nearby. One can ride directly from the ranch into the Shoshone National Forest and Warm Springs Canyon....moreless
- Music Library:
- CD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Broadband Access
- Tourist Attractions
- Sports & Activities
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Hunting Big Game
- Fitness Center
- Water Tubing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Cross Country Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Bird Watching
- Massage Therapist
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- The Ranch is a 1.5 hour drive from Jackson Hole airport, the Tetons and Yellowstone. The property directly abuts the Shoshone National Forest, a vast Wyoming wilderness area, yet it is easily accessible. It is 10 minutes by car to the picturesque, friendly town of Dubois where there are good restaurants, western and Indian arts and crafts, museums, a weekly rodeo, music, and square dancing through the summer season. Adults and children who love the outdoors find lots to do here: The ranch house is a private trailhead into the Wind River Mountains and Warm Springs Canyon, and there are many other hiking opportunities nearby. There is excellent trout fishing in the lakes and rivers of the area, either with local guides or on your own. Guests can bring their own horses and ride directly into the National Forest; a large pasture and shelter are in view from the cabin. Nearby ranches and outfitters provide trail rides and backcountry pack trip opportunities. Ancient Indian rock art and fossils can be found in a nearby mountain valley, and the Wind River Indian Reservation is a short drive to the east. Or, one can just relax on the cabin porch and enjoy the wildlife and mountains. ...moreless
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Off the Grid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Off the Grid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Couldn't have asked for more. Marian was awesome with her communication and we had no issues at all during our stay. The cabin comfortably fits four adults and everything you need is there except your personal groceries! It is a beautifully constructed cabin and has all the amenities that you wouldn't get with a hotel room. We had a relaxing week with no TV and just spent quality time with each other and went fishing every day. You can hike directly from the cabin to the north on trails into a canyon and be fishing within a couple of hours. Dubois is a great little town and the people were extremely helpful and friendly and willing to help answer any questions. Marian's listing is extremely accurate and photos reflect the beauty of the area and the cabin. The cabin was clean as advertised upon arrival. We highly recommend the Nostalgia Bistro in Dubois. We ate there several times and it was fantastic! We visited all the shops and stores and they are all wonderful!
- Guest Kent (Georgia)
- Date of stay 07/22/13
- Review Submitted 08/02/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Homestead Draw Cabin
Homestead Draw Cabin
My husband and I just enjoyed our first real vacation in years at this immaculately clean, comfortable, and private cabin. The cabin is very restful with spectacular views out the front porch which make you think you are sitting on the edge of the Grand Canyon-- only better! Pack light as the washer and dryer work great. Don’t worry about figuring out what to do—Marian is a great travel guide and you won’t want for choices. We hiked, read books, went fishing, saw Old Faithful at Yellowstone, visited the Tetons, studied petroglyphs, and saw much wildlife including a mamma grizzle bear and her two cubs. The wireless is reliable and very handy to take care of business so you can get on with your vacation. The town of Dubois is quaint and worth exploring. The Dubois airport is the closest small airport to Yellowstone with a great/long runway. Rent an SUV from Mike at Bull's Conoco, eat at MOM’s, shop at Welty’s and check out his genuine old fashioned cash register and spectacular knife collection (not to mention cowboy hats), buy your fishing license at Wind River Gear, and, by all means, go square dancing at the Rustic Pine Tavern on Tuesday night! No experience required and all ages welcome. There were many more stores, restaurants, and parks we did not have time to visit. We are already planning our next visit. Thanks Marian!
- Guest Karla K.
- Date of stay 06/07/13
- Review Submitted 06/21/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
WHAT A GREAT AUGUST VACATION, THE GRANDKIDS ARE STILL TALKING ABOUT IT. WE ALL LOVED THIS BEAUTIFUL BUILT PINE CABIN. A WELL EQUIPPED KITCHEN WITH AMPLE DINING AREA,TO THE COMFORTABLES BEDS. THIS CABIN IS A WINNER! EVERYTHING WAS NEAT AND CLEAN. PLENTY OF DRAWER SPACE WITH A NICE DESK AREA IN THE MASTER BEDROOM. EVERYONE'S FAVORITE PLACE WAS THE PORCH, VIEWS ALL DAY AND STARY NITES WERE EXTRAORDINARY. THE CABIN IS JUST MINUTES OFF THE HIGHWAY BUT YET NO SO CLOSE TO ANY OTHER HOMES GIVING PLENTY OF PRIVACY. MARIAN HELPED US SO MUCH WTH HER EXPERT ADVICE OF THE AREA. WE ENDED UP ON INCREDIBLE ROADS AND TRAILS. WE SAW COYOTE, PRONG HORN,MULE DEER AND MORE. MARIAN RECOMMENDED A 4HR. HORSE TRAIL RIDE CLOSE TO THE HOUSE THAT WE'LL NEVER FORGET. MARIAN ALSO INTRODUCED OUR GRANDDAUGHTER TO HER FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH HORSES. THANK YOU MARIAN AND HOPEFULLY WE'LL BE BACK SOME DAY.
- Guest RICK (LONG BEACH NY)
- Date of stay 08/04/12
- Review Submitted 08/21/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children, adventure seekers.
Owner response: These active and charming grandparents treated their grandkids to a real Wyoming experience at our ranch. They enjoyed having a comfy, private cabin on our beautiful 294-acre property, and I enjoyed inviting them for drinks and sunset-watching on the main ranch house porch. Our gentle horses gave the grandkids their first horse-handling experience which prepared them for a spectacular trail ride from Chimney Rock stables just down the road.
Homestead Draw is Lovely!
Homestead Draw is Lovely!
We stayed at the cabin the first two weeks of August...Lovely! Cozy cabin surrounded by ranch land. Easy access from the main road without losing the charm of being out on your own. Marian was a wealth of knowledge of the whole area. We look forward to staying here again it was home away from home!
- Guest Wendy(AK) (AK)
- Date of stay 08/31/11
- Review Submitted 09/16/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, girls getaway.
We stayed for 8 nights at this cozy and clean cabin and enjoyed every minute! The owner was incredibly helpful in orienting us to the area and shared maps and advice on hiking, fishing and local attractions. The views are amazing from the cabin! There was so much to do in the surrounding area that we could have easily stayed longer. The Cowboy Cafe in Dubois is great for breakfast and yummy pies. In all, it was a perfect vacation and I highly recommend a stay in this cabin.
- Guest Nancy (Fairfax CA)
- Date of stay 07/09/11
- Review Submitted 07/31/11
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children, adventure seekers.
Sorry! Didn't mean to scare anyone by mentioning spiders. There were NO spiders inside and there were only 2, minding their own business, and way out of reach! Do not stay away from renting this wonderful place, we would rent again and again in a heart beat!
- Guest The Thayer's (Canton, Michigan)
- Date of stay 09/03/10
- Review Submitted 03/30/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Owner response: These guests did indeed have a wonderful time at our ranch and they tell me that they are hoping to return. All of our guests have commented on the comfort and cleanliness of this cabin and the larger ranch house on our Dubois property. The wildlife most likely to be seen are the mule deer and in early summer, the elk. There is a grove of trees with a small spring near the cabin, a protected spot where mother deer and elk often bring their babies. It's delightful tp watch them from the window!
This was an excellent location for our vacation. The owner was very helpful and thorough with all questions and any instructions for our stay. The mountain views were spectacular and after it snowed (which was a little surprise for us) the views were even more pretty. We would definitely recommend this location/property to others. Paya's had great pizza as mentioned from the owner and Rustic Pine Tavern is the place to talk to locals and have a couple drinks during happy hour. We really enjoyed "hunting" for the petroglyphs - that was a lot of fun and almost missed them. Quite amazing to see! The cabin was clean and well maintained, didn't like the BIG spiders on the outside so well - but interesting to watch. Beautiful drives to the nearby Grand Teton and Yellowstone Parks! Saw lots of moose, deer and antelopes and of course horses! Overall wonderful experience and would like to return to further explore the area. Thanks to the Neutra family for sharing your home.
- Guest The Thayer's (Canton, Michigan)
- Date of stay 09/05/10
- Review Submitted 09/20/10
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, families with teenagers, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
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6 night min stay
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90 or more days before arrival date - full refund.
30-90 days before - 90% refund.
15-29 days before - 50% refund.
14 days or less - no refund.
50% of rental fee required to secure reservation, paid by personal check and mailed to owner. Balance due 30 days before arrival.
- Refundable Damage Deposit: $200
- Cleaning fee: $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 9%
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Year Purchased: 2002
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 cabin 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:
Dubois 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. Enjoy trout fishing on your own or with local guides. The nearby Wind River provides many potential fishing spots, and it’s a short drive to many other topnotch trout streams and lakes. The hiking opportunities in the Wind River Range, the Absaroka mountains, the red rock badlands or the Continental Divide, are endless. An excellent riding facility (one mile from the cabin) offers expert western or English riding instruction, and nearby ranches and outfitters provide trail rides and backcountry pack trips. Ancient Indian petroglyphs and fossils are abundant in a valley just 10 miles away, and the vast Wind River Reservation (Shoshone and Arapaho) begins 20 miles to the east. Dubois offers several 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.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The cabin is on a 294-acre ranch abutting Shoshone National Forest, but less than a mile from the highway. It combines privacy and great views with easy access and lots of places to roam, right out the door. If you want to bring your own horses, they will enjoy a large pasture and shelter. Certified weed-free hay is available.
- Primary: (508) 934-6203 any time
- Secondary: (508) 653-2574 (Massachusetts, USA) Sept. - May
- Tertiary: +1 307-455-3868 June- August
Beautiful 294-ac. private property stretching from hayfield to National Forest
A small but functional kitchen; staples, spices, dishes and cookware provided
High ceilings and windows make the cabin feel spacious and light
The house nestles against the Wind River foothills, looking out at the mountains
Brooks Lake and many other beautiful trout fishing spots are a short drive away
Inner-tube rides down a local creek - another great kid activity!
Choose from a great variety of nearby day hikes: forest, mountains, or badlands
Sunset transforms the colors of badlands and distant mountains.
Cozy, pine paneled and comfortable with electric heat and wood stove
One of the bedrooms has twin beds, the other a queen bed - perfect for families.
A full pine-paneled bathroom; towels, soaps/shampoo, & hair dryer are provided
Hike directly from the cabin into Warm Springs Canyon for a picnic and fishing
Ancient petroglyphs in a nearby valley, an exciting discovery for young visitors
The nearby Wind River offers multiple public access spots for fly fishing.
Trail rides are available with local outfitters -or bring your own horses.
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