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Large Quiet Mountain Home Close to Ouray.

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-11)

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,

More Details

Owner
Vicki Rooker
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Vicki Rooker

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.

Vicki Rooker purchased this house in 2006

What makes this house unique

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.

Map

Ouray Hot Springs Pool And Park
Box Canyon Park
Ironton
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour
"While you're here, walk over to the horse stables and strike up a conversation with the hors..."
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Montrose CO
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Obriens
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Cobble Creek, Montrose
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Grand Junction
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
State Highway 550
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Ouray-numerous
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Telluride
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
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.

Amenities

Ouray House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 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
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
multiple ceiling fans, cathedral ceiling w north facing windows and wood burning fireplace in Family/great room provide for great ambiance.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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average rating of 4.6712327 based on 73 reviews
5

Great cabin!

  • 5 of 5

My brothers family and my small family stayed in this cabin for a long weekend. It was comfortable and warm. Great location to Ouray and Silverton, and Telluride (where we drove one day to spend the day). The cabin had all the amenities we seemed to need. The local manager was also very helpful and accommodating. Just a few notes - the cabin sounds travels - the main room opens straight into the master bedroom on the second floor (vaulted ceiling is open at the top allowing sound to pass through easily). And if the bedroom doors are open upstairs you can hear everything in the upstairs bedroom too. The lighting was very dim! We would enter room and even thought he light was on, had the urge to turn on the lights. Newer brighter bulbs would sure help this problem! The owner has cats. I didn't find this a problem, but my nephew and sister in-law are extremely allergic and could tell with some of the blankets (breathing, weeping, etc). They just slept with the sheets to minimize the symptoms. Just and FYI if cats aren't your thing. Overall we would stay here again and recommend it. The radiant heating downstairs and fireplace sure added nice warmth in the cold evenings.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review....I am glad you enjoyed your stay. The floor plan is very 'open'. One of the many things on our 'to-do' list is to install clear panes between the living room and upstairs to minimize the noise overflow. And a word about cats. There has not been a cat in the house since 2011 and ALL of the linens have been replaced since that time. We do allow dogs however, so that might be the allergen causing a response. I also use as many natural and chemical-free cleaning agents as I can, including for laundry. I'm going to see if I can figure out what might be causing that response.
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5

Great Property

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay here.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house worked well for us. Parking was a little tight for two pickups pulling 20 ft trailers.

  • 4 of 5

We did enjoyed our stay at the house. Vicki was very responsive when needed.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad the house worked well for you. Thanks for posting an honest review.
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5

Just as advertised! Quiet mountain home close to town!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The home was very comfortable, quiet and located in a small enclave of maybe a dozen houses just a few minutes beyond downtown. Very private but also very convenient to restaurants, grocery store, hiking trails, etc. It was just two of us with our dog so obviously we had ample room -- the house could very comfortably fit three couples. The owners were very responsive and friendly. We were traveling with our dog and very much appreciate this dog-friendly home. We'd happily stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the great review. It's nice to know that our efforts to create a relaxed atmosphere are paying off.
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5

We loved the house. It was a perfect place to stay in Ouray. Very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Two couples hiking biking swimming and reading books. We did not cook but brought food back from excellent Ouray restaurants and fixed breakfast and snacks. Lovely rocking chairs on the front porch comfortable chairs and sofas and beds. Very nice shower in upstairs bath.

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  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

I arranged for stay her for a guys weekend with 5 of my friends. Great place. Close to Ouray, but far enough away that it feels like a retreat. Well stocked, nice fire pit outside for evening campfire. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 4.9%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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