Cozy Ranch House - Elk and Wildlife Preserve Southwest Co

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Last updated: 06/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located 11 miles west of Ridgway at 9,100 feet on Hastings Mesa . Situated on 85 acres as the northernmost building on the Lakota S Ranch. Former ranch manager’s home, remodeled with new kitchen and bathrooms. Private setting adjacent to the 105 acre Black Canyon Land Trust Elk Preserve. A well-maintained one mile long gravel driveway takes you to the famous scenic Last Dollar Road /CR58P; one mile on Last Dollar Road puts you on the all weather Skyway Scenic Byway [State Hwy 62] to Telluride [ 35 minute drive], Ridgway [15 minute drive], Ouray [35 minute drive].
Views of Mt. Hayden and North Pole Peak and much of the Sneffels Range due South and Cimarron Range to the East. Ralph Lauren's Double RL Ranch is directly east of the property. True Grit Ranch [John Wayne movie fame] is one mile west; Marlboro Photo shoots done on the Last Dollar Ranch directly across from the driveway end. National Forest and Wilderness very near, south of the ranch. Ridgway Reservoir is a few miles north of Ridgway – great boating and water sports. Girls’ Getaway. Romantic Holiday.

Keywords: Located 11 miles west of Ridgway at 9,100 feet on Hastings Mesa. Lakota S Ranch.Ranch house, adjacent to the 105 acre Black Canyon Land Trust Elk Preserve, near Last Dollar Road, Telluride Skyway Scenic Byway , Ouray
Views of Mt Hayden and North Pole Peak

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Fall colors for photographers and painters, we can arrange for airport transfers, river rafting, hiking, fly fishing, mountain biking, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, alpine skiing, snow boarding, hot air ballooning, horse back riding, uncovered parking for RV boat trailer. Open and un-fenced stock pond. Most of home on one level [except for one bedroom and one bath, which are down two steps]....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic condiments etc...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $95
  • Taxes Not included


Rent due at reservation - no refunds on cancellations. Refundable no damage deposit due at reservation plus cleaning fee.

Check in: 4:00 PM

Check out: 11:00 AM

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Last updated: 06/20/2016
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Ouray town Hot Springs [family oriented] in Ouray west of Ridgway; Orvis Hot Springs is also west of Ridgway. Ridgway Reservoir north of Ridgway. Telluride 35 minute drive west. Ute Native American Culture Museum in Montrose 25 minutes north of Ridgway.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: We have enjoyed the natural beauty of Hastings Mesa for over 20 years. We also appreciate the convenience of all weather highways nearby to get us to Telluride, Ouray and Ridgway very quickly. We can watch an Elk herd in the morning and have lunch in Telluride, kayak on the reservoir in Ridgway or enjoy the hot pools in Ouray - all easily accessible on the State Highways.

Why the Owner Chose Ridgway, CO, USA:
Views of 14,000+ ft Sneffels. Gorgeous year round.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
So close yet so far away! Enjoy the serenity of Hastings Mesa and Last Dollar Road area while able to quickly access Telluride, Ridgway and Ouray.

Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Rental is on far left

    Rental is on far left

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Den


  • Barn covered in snow

    Barn covered in snow

  • Morning visitor

    Morning visitor

  • Painter's or Photographer's 

    Painter's or Photographer's Paradise

  • Color changing to the South

    Color changing to the South

  • Living Room looking east

    Living Room looking east

  • Kitchen


  • Bathroom 1

    Bathroom 1

  • Guest House at dusk

    Guest House at dusk

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Ranch house sunset

    Ranch house sunset

  • Elk train passes thru

    Elk train passes thru

VRBO #409687

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, July 22, 2016

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Cozy Ranch House - Elk and Wildlife Preserve Southwest Co

Ridgway, CO, USA #409687

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