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Gated Ranch Estate on 40 Acre Wildlife Preserve

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Last updated: 12/06/2009

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Telluride house description

This picture postcard horse/cattle ranch; RANCHO DELUXE, is located on 40 fenced acres in cattle country on East Wilson Mesa a short drive from the resort town of Telluride. Situated at the base of 14,017 foot high Wilson Peak and the Lizard Head Wilderness at an elevation of 9303 feet, this southwest-style home is set into the hillside overlooking a protected wildlife area and a stream and active beaver ponds stocked with trout. The multiple peak views are outstanding. Lots of sunshine. Lots of wildlife. Horses are available for riding and guest horses get free accommodation on irrigated pasture and pens!! Spring water from the tap is excellent!!



The lower unit features a 400 square foot greenhouse lush with tropical plants; palm trees, herb garden, green house dining, fully-equipped kitchen with island dining, den with stone wood burning fireplace and 32' Samsung high definition Premium Directv, XM Stereo, dining room seating for 6, Queen bed view bedroom, King bed view bedroom with HD TV and internet desk, two luxury baths each with six foot jacuzzi tubs, Maytag laundry, and outside flagstone patio with Grill Pro gas Bar B Que, outdoor dining and 250 gal. Hot Spring Jet setter Spa. Large lawn areas surround the house with lots of parking and room for large wedding tents. Comfortable furniture.

The upper level suite is self-contained with a small kitchen/den with hide a bed futon, master bath with six foot tub with overhead stereo XM and double vanity and a queen bed view bedroom with corner beehive fireplace and 32' HD TV with XM radio and WI Fi internet, outdoor deck with Fiesta gas grill and internet office. Either level or both may be available for rent.

Cell phone connections are strong with free long distance land line.

A great place for fly fishing, hunting, horseback riding, skiing, and snowmobiling. The ranch has year round access on one of the best mesa roads in the County. The ranch view has been featured on the cover of Telluride Magazine, Sunset Magazine, National Geographic, post cards, greeting cards, and many other local publications and television advertising.

The ranch may be rented for several nights, by the week, or month. Rates depend on the length of stay and number of guests and amazing deals!!

Basic Rates: Whole house $250/night, Upper Unit $135/night, Lower unit $150/night. Special offers may vary:

Winter Specials: Stay 5 pay for 4
Honeymooners first night half price
Free elk or organic ranch beef dinner
Free firewood, snacks and drinks

Summer Specials: Eighth night free
Free edge of Mesa horse ride with lunch for 2
Free ranch bar b que: Elk, Trout, Venison or Organic Ranch Beef
Free firewood, snacks and drinks
Free fly fishing lessons and loaner rods/reels
Free use of canoe for Trout Lake or Woods Lake
Free use of bicycles

Also Available: Chef, maid, spa massage, chauffeur, Wedding site
Discounts with Cool Runnings Yacht Charters

SUMMER WEEKEND RANCH GETAWAY! Cadillac pick up at airport*, meet and greet. Chef prepared dinner served at the ranch. Next day chef prepared and served breakfast/lunch. Chauffeured Cadillac afternoon visit to Telluride/Mountain Village and you pay dinner at restaurant of your choice. Next day chef's breakfast/lunch and ranch bar b que: trout, beef or elk steak dinner or request. Mesa horse ride for two with wrangler and lunch. Ranch fly fishing for trout. Next day chef breakfast and Cadillac airport return. Everyday Hot Spring Spa. *Montrose airport add $30.00 rt. Custom arrangements. Sample: Fri. arr. Mon ret. 3 nights 7 meals $650 for two. $775 for 4. Lower level accommodations. DISCOUNT!! $25/pp all of 2011!!

Keywords: House on 40 Acre Ranch

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Chauffeur
              • Private Chef


              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Refrigerator
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave


              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Greenhouse, No Smoking & No Pets


                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Stereo


                  • Telephone
                  • Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Jetted Tub
                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Bicycles
                  • Boat
                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Outdoor Grill


                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa


                  • Live Theater
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Rafting
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Hunting
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Fishing
                  • Skiing


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                  Lower Unit .. Starts at $150/night
                  Upper Unit .. Starts at $135/night 
                  Price varies with number of guests & length of stay.
                  Specials MAY include 8th night FREE, ranch barbecue, firewood,
                  Horseback riding expeditions are on a tip bases.
                  20% Deposit minimum required to secure dates, balance on arrival.
                  No Smoking & No Pets.
                  Free decorated Christmas tree at Christmas

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1978

                  Why the Owner Chose Telluride:
                  I found the perfect site for an earth sheltered solar home and ranch near a great ski area and there has been a good rental market for the house I live in.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  I can view wildlife daily; elk, deer, beaver, ducks, geese, coyotes and sometimes bears etc. I get 8 1/2 hrs of sun on Winter Solstice, I have spring water from the tap. I have comfortable furniture and beds. There is very little road traffic. It is extremely quite here. The atmosphere is unpolluted and pristine. The star viewing is great. It is only a 20 minute drive to Telluride and skiing and great restaurants. I have access to the National Forest and Wilderness Primitive area. I have three main fenced areas for my horses and 5 water rights with great irrigation. I manage 600 acres for a cattle operation. I have a greenhouse with lawn, herbs and tropical plants year round. I have the best access on the most scenic roads in the state. The view in all directions is spectacular. I have high definition tv and internet, cell phone and land line. I can soak in my Hot Spring Spa while viewing 14,017 ft Wilson Peak or the star show at night.

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                  Speaks: english



                  • West Wing

                    West Wing

                  • Hot Spring Jetsetter Spa at Rancho Deluxe

                    Hot Spring Jetsetter Spa at Rancho Deluxe

                  • Tropical Greenhouse at Rancho Deluxe 9,300ft. elevation

                    Tropical Greenhouse at Rancho Deluxe 9,300ft. elevation

                  • Lower King Suite Bed

                    Lower King Suite Bed

                  • First Trout Pond

                    First Trout Pond

                  • Upper Queen Bed

                    Upper Queen Bed

                  • Upper Master Suite View

                    Upper Master Suite View

                  • Upper Tub/Toilet

                    Upper Tub/Toilet

                  • Upper Bathroom Vanity

                    Upper Bathroom Vanity

                  • Den


                  • Lower Master Vanity

                    Lower Master Vanity

                  • Wedding Tent View

                    Wedding Tent View

                  • View From House

                    View From House

                  • Lower Queen bed

                    Lower Queen bed

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • View to the North

                    View to the North

                  • Upper Beehive Fireplace

                    Upper Beehive Fireplace

                  • Upper Deck

                    Upper Deck

                  • Upper Mini Kitchen

                    Upper Mini Kitchen

                  • Bird Window in Upper Bathroom

                    Bird Window in Upper Bathroom

                  • View From King Master Suite

                    View From King Master Suite

                  • Lower Hall Vanity

                    Lower Hall Vanity

                  • Main Kitchen

                    Main Kitchen

                  • Wedding Tent Site

                    Wedding Tent Site

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                  Date last modified - Sunday, April 13, 2014


                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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                  Speaks: english
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