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Large Quiet Mountain Home Close to Ouray.

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ouray house description

This mountain home is located on a corner lot in a private neighborhood 2 miles north of Ouray. There is a secluded patio with outdoor fire pit, shaded by Pine tress. The patio takes up much of the small back yard, but there is plenty of room in the front for kids to play! Over-sized attached 2 car garage. The original owners of this house built a small log cabin style house. A few years later they enlarged it by adding a large living room with an loft bedroom above it and a large 2 car garage with laundry and entryway. When we purchased this house in 2006, we renovated it from top to bottom, replacing the lovely 80's carpeting with wood flooring, a new kitchen and bath downstairs and a new enlarged bath upstairs, with a skylight in the large shower, allowing for a great view of the surrounding pines while showering.
When renovating, we turned the open loft bedroom over the living room into a semi-closed off bedroom by building a full height wall with double closets. There is still open space between the living room and the master bedroom, so there may be some noise that carries over. Living there, my husband and I had no problems, but if you have a large group, your experience may be different.

There is one bedroom downstairs with a full bath. Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms, one with 2 queen beds, one with a king bed, and a large bathroom with double sinks and view shower. The living room has pullout sofa bed.

Quiet, yet close to town. Hiking trails within walking distance. An abundance of wildlife is visible regularly, birds, small animals, deer, elk, even bears!!

Keywords: mountain home, quiet, shaded, upgraded, cathedral ceilings, 2 fireplaces, close to town,


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Special kids 'secret' playroom off closet in upstairs 2 queen bedroom. Also numerous board games....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking in the house. Smokers may utilize covered front porch or back patio....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Within reason. Must clean up after your pet. Area ordinances require that dogs are not allowed to run loose or chase wildlife....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king


          • Bedroom 2: 2 queen


          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

            plus a single 4 ' thick sleeping pad stored in closet...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has a 'Western' king sized bed., Queen size Beds (3) Two queen sized beds 2nd upstairs bedroom & a third in the downstairs bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Great/family room has a queen sized sofa bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • multiple ceiling fans, cathedral ceiling w north facing windows and wood burning fireplace in Family/great room provide for great ambiance....moreless


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) Basic Dish network package. Large screen TV in Family/Great room hooked up to 'surround sound' system and regular TV in second upstairs bedroom. (the one w the 2 queen sized beds.)...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                50' rear projection in living room, 32' in 2nd upstairs bedroom....moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Small selection of 20-30 DVDs in Family/Great Room TV console. DVD, CD & VCR players....moreless


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic


              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                The western view is the ridge line for the Sneffels Mountain Range. There is an old mining railroad track frequently utilized as a trail by area deer and mountain sheep descends to the far side of the creek directly across from the house....moreless

              • Water View:

                The western property boundary is Corbett Creek....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining:

                Can seat up to 12 if you don't mind being intimate....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage:

                Well lit attached 2 car garage...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Hot water heat with heated floors on ground floor....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Extra pillows and blankets in closet of each bedroom. Linens for sofabed and sleeping pad in living room closet....moreless

              • Living Room
              • Mobile Phone:

                Primary cell phone coverage for the area is provided by Verizon. Reception has been quite good for us at the house. AT&T can be spotty....moreless

              • Parking:

                2 car garage, plus outside parking for 4-6, depending on skill of driver. Plus room for trailer or small RV....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                large driveway and parking spot can handle up to 6 vehicles. Two additional parking spot across road next to creek....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Access to a broadband system provided by Ouraynet is available at the house. Instructions & password/login are provided....moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                (2) Main fire place in family or great room. Secondary fireplace in dining room....moreless


              • Catering Available:

                True Grit Cafe - Ridgway The Secret Garden - Ouray plus several additional options....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                started supply of filters provided....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Skillets, pots, pans & ample supply of baking pans/ware at house. Mixer, blender spatulas, knives, cutting boards of various sizes. Pretty much everything to prepare for a party or feast....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Service for 12+. All the serving dishes you would ever need!!...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                New energy efficient dishwasher....moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Modern kitchen w dish & flatware for 12 plus. Separate outdoor dinnerware for patio & grilling in closet off of Family/Great room. ...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                single oven...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Basic baking needs, array of spices, olive oil....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Large capacity side by side refrigerator/freezer w an automatic ice maker....moreless

              • Stove:

                Electric Jenn-Air solid cooktop ...moreless

              • Toaster:

                standard 2 slice ...moreless


              • Deck / Patio:

                Secluded patio w large table umbrella table & up to a dozen outdoor chairs. Also an outdoor fire pit on a lava rock area next to the patio....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa


              Write a review 4.6
              from 36 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Holidays 2014
              Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              Ice Festival
              Jan 8 - Jan 12, 2015
              4 night min stay
              Jan 13 - May 21, 2015
              3 night min stay
              May 22 - Sep 7, 2015
              5 night min stay
              Sep 8 - Nov 24, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Dec 1 - Dec 23, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Christmas/New Year's
              Dec 24 - Jan 5, 2016
              3 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Pet Fee $15 + tax
              • Cleaning fee $100
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 4.9%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 12/22/2014
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              35 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Montrose CO
              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              35 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Cobble Creek, Montrose
              90 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Grand Junction
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              State Highway 550
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              50 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              10 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Ridgway State Park

              Ice climbing at the Ouray Ice Park, home of the International Ice Climbing Competition, Jeep and ATV trails,hiking, exploring old mining sites, motorcycle rallies, 4th of July water fights, New Year's Eve Fireworks in a glacial canyon. John Wayne filmed his only Academy Award winning film TRUE GRIT in Ouray County. Many of the film locations for various scenes in Ouray & the Town of Ridgway are easily accessible.

              The Ouray Hot Springs Pool & town park are two miles to the South, the Wiesbaden Vapor Caves are in Ouray off of 6th Ave. and the clothing optional Orvis Hot Springs are 9 miles to the North just outside the Town of Ridgway.

              Ouray has multiple hiking trails, including the Perimeter Trail, which allows hikers to hike completely around the City of Ouray. Good lake & fly fishing at the Ridgway Reservoir. Guide services available or stop in at the Ridgway Conoco for supplies, information & licenses.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              About the owner: We are retired paramedics from San Francisco, resettled in the mountains to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle of city living. We had visited Ouray several times prior to our move and although the lifestyle change was 180 degrees, we have really enjoyed the quiet and slower pace of our mountains.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Master bedroom skylights allow views of the moon & stars as we fell asleep to the quiet with only water sounds from Corbett Creek to lull us to sleep or the occasional soft 'whump' of snow cascading off of the pine boughs in winter.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english


              • Front of house

                Front of house

              • Living room front windows

                Living room front windows

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • kitchen


              • Kitchen


              • Downstairs bedroom

                Downstairs bedroom

              • Downstairs bath

                Downstairs bath

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Upstairs bathroom

                Upstairs bathroom

              • Upstairs 2nd bedroom

                Upstairs 2nd bedroom

              • Kid's secret room

                Kid's secret room

              • Living room fireplace

                Living room fireplace

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • Stairs to 2nd floor

                Stairs to 2nd floor

              • hall into downstairs bedroom/bath

                hall into downstairs bedroom/bath

              • Downstairs bath

                Downstairs bath

              • downstairs bed/bath

                downstairs bed/bath

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Upstairs bath

                Upstairs bath

              • Upstairs hall from master bedroom

                Upstairs hall from master bedroom

              VRBO #390326

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

              $150 - $300 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 11

              View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
              Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
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              3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 11

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