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Elegant & Secluded: 300 Acre Lazy Spring Ranch. Spectacular!

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The Big Horn Mountains. View to the southeast from the house.

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Last updated: 07/02/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Shell house description

The Vacation House sits in the middle of a 300 acre active cattle ranch that includes a barn, fields, cattle, horses, and another home occupied by the family who own the horses.

The house may be rented at lower rates by smaller groups needing either 4 or 5 bedrooms. Please inquire about rates.

The house is arranged to accommodate both families and groups of unrelated individuals. The first floor provides kitchen, dining, and living space along with the standard Master Suite with King-size bed, jetted bath and shower. The second floor offers a sitting room and three bedrooms (one with King-size bed and private bath; the other two bedrooms offer twin beds, 2 in each, and a shared bath). The basement provides a large Bedroom with 2 Queen-size beds with a bathroom suite (separated shower, toilet, and sink areas) and a second bedroom with 2 Twin-sized beds and bath. Stow-away beds in each of the bedrooms with King-size beds provide separate beds for non-related adults. The house sleeps a maximum of 14 people. Down comforters, Pendleton blankets, and soft sheets envelop visitors in luxury.

A Conference/Game room is available in the basement. Other amenities include a security gate, in-house monitored security system that including outside cameras, and the services of our hostess, Laura, who will greet you and answer your questions about the house, the ranch, and the local area.

Vacations at our ranch may be quiet, but they are never boring. You may opt for a quiet day of hiking, fly-fishing, or horseback riding in the Big Horn Mountains. You may also be a hunter or snowmobile enthusiast. If so, the Big Horn Mountains offer the best of both and are only minutes away. You may also choose to take a day trip to Yellowstone Park, one of America's greatest treasures. Regardless, when you return at night, the house offers a plethora of family and group activities, including traditional and video games, relaxing in our steam spa, sauna, or hot tub, music, gourmet cooking and even a game of pool or shuffleboard in the mancave located in our barn.

Keywords: Elegant, Secluded, Ranch, New Construction, Gourmet kitchen, Hot tub, Steam shower, Conference room, Mancave, Hiking, Fly-fishing, Hunting, Snowmachine, Quiet, Horseback riding, Big Horn Mountains, Shell Valley, Security, Lazy Spring Ranch

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Games and recreation are youth-friendly, but the house is not 'baby-proof.'...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library
          • Pool Table
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Direct TV...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            48' High Def....moreless

          • VCR
          • Video Game Console
          • Video Library

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Museums

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                180-degree view of Big Horn Mountains and Shell Valley....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Snowmobiling

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available:

                The house offers a small computer and printer for visitors to use....moreless

              • Garage
              • Gas Fireplace:

                (2)...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Down comforters, Pendleton blankets, soft sheets, and thick towels....moreless

              • Mobile Phone:

                Cell Phone service available through booster within the house to Verizon customers. Other companies may be available in the future but are not presently available in Shell Valley....moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone:

                Land-line available for local calls....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Free Wi-Fi within the house....moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                In barn to heat recreation area - Pool table and kitchenette...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                Greybull, which is about 15 minutes away, has several restaurants who can cater lunch (pick up) and dinner (deliver to house). Please inquire for your specific needs....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Gourmet equipment including coffee/espresso-machine, wine cooler, and much more....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Decks off of kitchen and Master Bedroom, plus expansive terrace on lower level: includes fire-pit, hammock, and plenty of seating for outside dining....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Jetted Tub
               

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              Jan 01-May 31: $4300/wk (6 bedrooms); $725/night, 2 night min.
              Jun 01-July 01: $5200/wk (6 bedrooms); $860.00/night; 2 night min.
              July 01-Sept 15: $5750/wk (6 bedrooms); $950.00/night; 2 night min.
              Sept 16-Dec 31: $5200/wk (6 bedrooms); $860.00/night; 2 night min.
              All rates may be prorated for 4 or 5 bedrooms.
              

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


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              Location

              65 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Cody, WY
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Antler Inn
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              US 14
              12 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Lisa's (in Greybull)

              Car: Necessary

              If you like the quiet of outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, and hunting, but members of your group aren't into roughing it, we have a great place for you. You can visit the Red Gulch Dinosaur track site, hike to the Medicine Wheel, or fish in the clear waters of Shell Creek. An active dinosaur dig - during June and July - is just 2 miles from the house. Visiting Jim at his site is a must-do for school age kids. For more information about activities, see our website.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              About the owner: John, a dermatologist and Karen, a real estate property manager, love golf and travel whenever and where ever possible, having visited most of Canada, the US, and parts of Europe and Africa - Karen jokes that she was born with a passport in her hip pocket. As such, they understand the delight, joy, and enduring memories that an intrepid traveler savors long after returning home from a vacation spent in a quiet and secluded retreat.

              Why the Owner Chose Shell:
              On a whim, two Southerners, who weren't known for being big outdoors folk, decided to try their hand at horseback riding and chose the Big Horn Mountains because her parents, who were both born into multi-generation Minnesota families, had described the mountains as one of America's understated-but-grand treasures. That first vacation led to a second, and before they knew it, the beauty and quiet of Shell Valley, nestled against the rocky western face of the mountains, had grabbed their hearts and wouldn't let go. And now it is their pleasure to share it with you.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The quiet and solitude of the ranch grabs your soul while the 180-degree view of the Big Horn Mountains revives your spirit. A day spent with friends hiking, hunting, fishing, or traveling to Yellowstone nourishes friendships while the friendly and down-to-earth community of Shell welcomes you. Cares wander downstream with the cold, clear water of Beaver Creek while the chirping of birds and the lowing of cattle drowns out worry. Come, discover how 'quiet' feels.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • The Big Horn Mountains. View to the southeast from the house.

                The Big Horn Mountains. View to the southeast from the house.

              • View of barn and Big Horn Mountains (northeast of the house)

                View of barn and Big Horn Mountains (northeast of the house)

              • Main Living Room

                Main Living Room

              • Master Bedroom (with view of doors leading to the deck).

                Master Bedroom (with view of doors leading to the deck).

              • Recreation Room in the Barn

                Recreation Room in the Barn

              • Fire-pit in lower terrace. View to northeast of Big Horn Mountains.

                Fire-pit in lower terrace. View to northeast of Big Horn Mountains.

              • Petroglyphs at Medicine Lodge

                Petroglyphs at Medicine Lodge

              • Riding in the Big Horn Mountains

                Riding in the Big Horn Mountains

              • Christmas at the ranch

                Christmas at the ranch

              • Stockings by the fire - Thank you, to Christmas guests.

                Stockings by the fire - Thank you, to Christmas guests.

              • Welcome to Shell, Wyoming.

                Welcome to Shell, Wyoming.

              • Front (east) view of the House.

                Front (east) view of the House.

              • Kitchen and Dining Room

                Kitchen and Dining Room

              • Media Room

                Media Room

              • Barn Pool Table

                Barn Pool Table

              • Breakfast at the Lazy Spring Ranch

                Breakfast at the Lazy Spring Ranch

              • Grand Canyon of the Big Horn River, Big Horn National Recreation Area

                Grand Canyon of the Big Horn River, Big Horn National Recreation Area

              • Wild Mustangs, Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center

                Wild Mustangs, Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center

              • Christmas lights

                Christmas lights

              VRBO #337135

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              Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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              6 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 14

              Contact owner for availability
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              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 07/02/2014
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              +1 855-367-4776

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