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Pine-Paneled Guest House: Great View, Horses Welcome

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Beautiful 294-ac. private property stretching from hayfield to National Forest

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cabin
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No dogs or cats in the house, but guests may bring their own horses. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    With view of mountains...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    With view of aspen grove...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Pine paneled, with hair dryer, shampoo, etc....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A wide variety of books are available at the main ranch house on the property. Nature guides, classics, etc. Also many hiking and topo maps....moreless

  • CD Player
  • Games:

    Scrabble, Boggle, and Chess...moreless

  • Music Library:

    CDs are available at the main ranch house on the property....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of the Absaroka mountain range and red rock badlands...moreless

  • Rural:

    The house looks out over a large pasture, and guests can bring their own horses....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Kitchen and dining area in one space....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heat, independently controlled in each room....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    A common room includes living, dining and kitchen areas...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of room to park...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry room with washer/dryer combo...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

Outside

  • Golf:

    Red Rock 9-hole golf course is 5 miles away...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Courts in Dubois town park...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Large inner tubes available for creek-running...moreless

 

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6 night min stay
$150

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Cancellation policy:

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.


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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Jackson Hole Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rustic Pine Tavern, Dubois WY
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Red Rock Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Wyoming 26
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dubois, WY
85 Miles
Nearest Ski
Jackson Hole

Car: Necessary

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.

 

Owner info

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.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish

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Photos

  • Beautiful 294-ac. private property stretching from hayfield to National Forest

    Beautiful 294-ac. private property stretching from hayfield to National Forest

  • A small but functional kitchen; staples, spices, dishes and cookware provided

    A small but functional kitchen; staples, spices, dishes and cookware provided

  • High ceilings and windows make the cabin feel spacious and light

    High ceilings and windows make the cabin feel spacious and light

  • The house nestles against the Wind River foothills, looking out at the mountains

    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

    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!

    Inner-tube rides down a local creek - another great kid activity!

  • Choose from a great variety of nearby day hikes: forest, mountains, or badlands

    Choose from a great variety of nearby day hikes: forest, mountains, or badlands

  • Sunset transforms the colors of badlands and distant mountains.

    Sunset transforms the colors of badlands and distant mountains.

  • Cozy, pine paneled and comfortable with electric heat and wood stove

    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.

    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

    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

    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

    Ancient petroglyphs in a nearby valley, an exciting discovery for young visitors

  • The nearby Wind River offers multiple public access spots for fly fishing.

    The nearby Wind River offers multiple public access spots for fly fishing.

  • Trail rides are available with local outfitters -or bring your own horses.

    Trail rides are available with local outfitters -or bring your own horses.

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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
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 87%
  • Calendar last updated 04/24/2015
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