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Mountain Shangri-La - Private, Serene, Comfy & Stunning Site,

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Cabin, part of its 60 acres next to Shoshone Nat'l Forest. Privacy, space.

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Heavenly rendezvous for family, friends, and associates. Cozy, large (~2000 sq ft), all-wood cabin has open floor plan with three private bedrooms, futon, and spacious enclosed gear/mud room. Electric, wood-stove heat. On 60 mostly wooded acres, bordered by vacant parcels and Shoshone National Forest. End of road, partly fenced, no neighbors. Wildflowers riot spring to summer. A dozen road miles from artsy, historic Dubois, a mile from government-maintained road, 3 miles from Western-style restaurants.

Cabin nestles in the SW corner of a large, gently sloped meadow. Cabin meets forest on two sides. Elevation 8500 ft (2600m). The meadow underscores spiritual, panoramic views of Dunoir Valley, Ramshorn, Absarokas, and Painted Hills. Abundant and diverse wildlife, including large and small, furry or feathered. Sap-scented summer breeze keeps site cool/warm comfy night/day, and practically bug-free. Trails for hiking, horses, ATV, or to amble around the woods. Nearby streams and lakes for fishing; camping, outdoor sightseeing of all kinds.

Take a day drive to Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Parks (50 miles to Moran Junction), or to Jackson's swank shops and eateries. Or forget all that and hit the hammock! Fall hunting access, winter snowmobiling with world-class network of maintained trails, National Forest roads to cruise. Snowshoeing, trekking, or toe-toasting near the woodstove.

Cabin was built by a multi-millionaire who owned the mountainside and picked the best spot! Let this memory-maker start your love affair with one of America's premier vacation venues in Wyoming's Wind River Mountains. Owner offers friendly service and rates to help you feel good about returning year after year.

Keywords: Cabin, Mountain, Meadow, Woods, Secluded

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking permitted outside...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 6-11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Main Room: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Centrally located and near woodstove....moreless

  • Each bedroom has at least one set of drawers and a closet.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • One cannot forget the exalted, panoramic views that enfold, the whispered mountain breezes, or the aromatic evergreens. Wildlife and flowers in summer help to complete the inspiring, restful setting found here....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Excellent eclectic library, includes field guides and maps, reference and fiction, children's and family items...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Audio routed to 'music cube' for better sound...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Range of genres represented....moreless

  • Stereo:

    'Music cube'...moreless

  • Television:

    Tube set for use with your PC or device, or on-site DVD player or VCR...moreless

  • Toys:

    Some toys, games, art supplies on-site....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Some commercial and recorded titles/programs....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Absaroka mountains and prominent Ramshorn Peak span front view from cabin....moreless

  • Water View:

    Du Noir and Wind River snake far below, where they reflect afternoon sun like some silvery liquid....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowmobiling

Dining

  • Dining:

    Six handmade rustic chairs with matching 2-leaf table, room to seat more....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 11 people

General

  • Free Long Distance:

    No charge for calls to numbers within USA...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Site has plenty of private parking for guests....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Landline. Some cell phone signal in meadow near cabin....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove:

    High-efficiency convection stove burns provided split local Douglas fir....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Vacuum-thermal carafe is energy-wise and retains flavor. Coffee grinder....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    If you like to cook, you'll appreciate what's here. Two electric clam-style grills, electric lidded griddle/cooker, blender, juicer, slow cooker, popcorn maker, and more. Inquire for specific items....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough for a dozen or so settings at once. Extra convenience items (e.g., pie spatula, melon scoop, salad tongs, grinders, trivets)....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped. Stocked with many herbs/spices, staples, baking supplies, kitchen tools and implements. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    On-site...moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, condiments, dry staples, tea, instant drinks, paper goods....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Concrete pad outside of garage....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Multi-acre open, sloping meadow. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Basic lidded propane two-burner grill...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Standard pricing
4 night min stay
$295
$1,995 $6,820
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $150
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

For winter-spring reservations (December through April) please add $20 per person per day for each person in excess of six people in your party. Example: a party of 8 would pay an additional $40 per day ($20 for each person more than six in the party). For credit card payments, please add 3%.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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Location

72 Miles
Nearest Airport
Jackson Hole (JAC), Wyoming

Car: Necessary

The property and adjoining area allow for camping, fishing, hiking, climbing, hunting, rock collecting, visits to Yellowstone and Teton Nat'l Parks, the Shoshone Nat'l Forest, learning about Native American and Old West culture. See many wildlife species, butterflies and wildflowers in season, and dark starry skies right from the property.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I lived in many US states and worked as a laboratory researcher until 1994, when I became primary caregiver for two infant daughters and moved to Wyoming. I'm now a 'subsistence educator' and part-time forester. I regularly visit Mountain Shangri-La to savor its splendors, connect with Nature, and grow closer to loved ones.

Why the Owner Chose Dubois:
During the mid-90s, I visited half a dozen Wyoming communities within a few hours drive from my residence in Rock Springs. Dubois is a jewel that retains its rustic, creative, and individual charms. The surrounding mountains, badlands, and river systems form an irresistible draw. Since then, land and property values have risen sharply, but my place there is buffered by its location and land ownership in the area. This property is the second one I've owned in the Union Pass area.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Lots of places have 'views'. This place offers incomparable 'visual experiences'. A kaleidoscope of rugged peaks, verdant valleys, painted badlands, and monumental swathes of forest presents everchanging perspectives as weather and lighting continually turn the dial to display unique new panoramas. Another benefit is that the property is secluded and private. No nearby neighbors, and no drive through traffic. It is expansive. It borders the Shoshone National Forest, so you can roam forever. Wildlife abounds, with elk, deer, and moose making appearances in the large meadow in front of the cabin, and all manner of song birds and other mammals spending time within sight of the place through much of the year. Finally, the cabin has lots of Western charm and an eclectic library for PC-weary readers who want to savor the vanishing luxury of dozing in a hammock with a book at hand.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

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Photos

  • Cabin, part of its 60 acres next to Shoshone Nat'l Forest.  Privacy, space.

    Cabin, part of its 60 acres next to Shoshone Nat'l Forest. Privacy, space.

  • Cabin view north toward The Ramshorn and Dunoir Valley.

    Cabin view north toward The Ramshorn and Dunoir Valley.

  • Summer panorama

    Summer panorama

  • Typical winter's dawn from cabin.

    Typical winter's dawn from cabin.

  • Western relaxed, interesting, open floor plan. Great for mixing and milling.

    Western relaxed, interesting, open floor plan. Great for mixing and milling.

  • Main room, spacious and inviting.

    Main room, spacious and inviting.

  • High efficiency woodstove in native stone.

    High efficiency woodstove in native stone.

  • Large, quiet master bedroom supports restful, comfortable sleep.

    Large, quiet master bedroom supports restful, comfortable sleep.

  • Late bloomer.

    Late bloomer.

  • green 'mousetails' identify these developing cones as Douglas fir.

    green 'mousetails' identify these developing cones as Douglas fir.

  • Cross paths with many varieties of birds, butterflies, and flowers here.

    Cross paths with many varieties of birds, butterflies, and flowers here.

  • Early summer native.

    Early summer native.

  • Solid D-log construction, salvaged courthouse doors, spacious mudroom.

    Solid D-log construction, salvaged courthouse doors, spacious mudroom.

  • Floral symphony across cabin meadow each summer.

    Floral symphony across cabin meadow each summer.

  • Elk fawn waits for mother at Mountain Shangri-La.

    Elk fawn waits for mother at Mountain Shangri-La.

  • Painted Hills Badlands seen from Mountain Shangri-La.

    Painted Hills Badlands seen from Mountain Shangri-La.

  • Beats LCD flatscreen any day

    Beats LCD flatscreen any day

  • Handmade furnishings, trophies, and curios.

    Handmade furnishings, trophies, and curios.

  • One of three bedrooms.

    One of three bedrooms.

  • Kitchen loaded with utensils, tools, and supplies.

    Kitchen loaded with utensils, tools, and supplies.

  • Winter moose chilling out.

    Winter moose chilling out.

  • Mother grouse parades her young.

    Mother grouse parades her young.

  • Boughs gently loaded.

    Boughs gently loaded.

  • Friendly visitors stop by for munch.

    Friendly visitors stop by for munch.

VRBO #61995

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Date last modified - Saturday, May 23, 2015

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  • Sleeps
    11
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Cabin
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/19/2015
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