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Luxury Mountain View Home Near Telluride And World Class Elk Hunting

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Norwood House Rental Photos and Description

2bedroom, 2bath, Mountain views, horse property

2 bedroom,2 bath home that sleeps 8. 2extra bedrooms and 1 and 1/2 bath are upstairs that will sleep 9 to 10 more. House is a type of duplex and owners live upstairs where the extra bedrooms are located. Full gourmet kitchen, full laundry, great room,patio with a barbecue grill, outdoor table and chairs,linnen and towels provided.

Horse boarding available.

World class elk hunting, skiing, snowmobiling,hiking, fishing. In the foothills of the San Juan mountains.

We are close to 3 very picturesque mountain towns , Telluride, Ridgeway and Ouray. Ouray has a public hot springs open all year.

We are a small working ranch ( Jim's retirement project ).

Google maps frequently takes you a half mile east of us to 44.5 road instead of to 44ZN road. Go to 44ZN road, turn north 0.7 mile and we are second house on right.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible

Carol Fitzmorris
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016
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About Carol Fitzmorris

Began building home in 2007. Do not have landscaping yet but mountain views are beautiful. We live in the upstairs but have our own kitchen, laundry,etc. Horses are on the property (40acres) and in the winter, cows,too.

Jim manages the ranch and Carol manages the vacation rental.

Carol Fitzmorris purchased this house in 2007

Why Carol Fitzmorris chose Southwest

We are located 35 miles from Telluride and 2 hours from Moab,Utah. The surrounding area is beautiful and varied and remote. World class elk hunting,deer,bear and mountain lion attract hunters from the entire country. All mountain sports and fishing available. The small town of Norwood is charming and local ranchers are good neighbours.

What makes this house unique

We chose to retire here because of the beautiful area, the local people and the remoteness. We built our own home so we could have the vacation rental or B&B as a retirement project and share God' s grace with others.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Luxury Mountain View Home Near Telluride And World Class Elk Hunting
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Lovely place

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place to relax, friendly staff and great views , surrounding. Staff were so friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver, CO

Nice stay

  • 3 of 5

Stayed in the downstairs part of the home in Norwood. The king beds were very comfortable, as was the day bed in the living room for the kids. Would have been nice if the place were more prepared for our arrival, such as the refrigerator being plugged in and the house aired out. Upon our arrival it smelled musty, like no one had been down there in quite a while. Kitchen was well stocked and we cooked a couple of meals there easily.

Norwood is a fairly long drive from Telluride and Ouray. However, it's very close to the San Miguel river, which is a great place for fishing. Depends on what you want to do and how much time you are willing to spend driving.

What I didn't like was that we could hear the owners upstairs, especially at night. One of the bedrooms was directly under the owners' bedroom and we could hear every footstep and talking. Not sure I liked staying in the same home as the owner, I think next time I'll look for a place where we are the only ones there.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christine, I am sorry your stay was less than you expected. This is my first negative review and I am not sure how to respond. I try to enable families access to a truly beautiful area at a price lower than the local motels in a more accommodating space. I feel God has blessed me and I want to pass this on to others. I do try very hard to do my best . Carol
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Very Hospitable and Clean!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, clean, welcoming home in Norwood.. Went above and beyond our expectations

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family group stayed at this very nice and quiet place recently. The property is very well maintained and every care is taken to make the stay comfortable. Staying here, we visited Ouray, Silverton and Telluride. I must admit that the drives are a bit long to these places, but then the entire region is so beautiful & scenic that I can't complain about the drive. There are so many places to hike and bike. We also explored Miramonte reservoir which is about 17miles. If you want a quiet and peaceful getaway, this property is as comfy as it gets. Our kids also had a great time helping Carol and Jim herd their few cows. They also have a few majestic horses. The owners are very helpful and kind people. The place itself is very scenic with great views of few mountains, as far away as some in Utah. I will certainly recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. You and your family were a delight. Carol
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Wonderful home for our families 4th of July Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at this beautiful place for our 4th of July Getaway and it was PERFECT!! Carol and Jim are so sweet and accommodating and the place is exactly like the pictures. The property itself is gorgeous with a spectacular view of the mountains. The kids loved playing outside with the games we brought and there was plenty of room for them to do so. They were also allowed to feed a few treats to the horses they have on property, which was a highlight for them. The place is centrally located and we were able to get out and explore all the areas around it like Ouray and Lake Miramonte. We will definitely be back for another stay. Thank you Carol and Jim for the lovely place.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Divide, CO

We loved our short stay - highly recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over a weekend to enjoy our granddaughter's second birthday in Norwood. What a luxurious pleasure! Very comfortable beds and the bathrooms were spacious and wonderful. Heated floors were an added bonus. We had a great time and would love to visit again for an extended stay to explore the mountains nearby.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review ! It was my pleasure to share our home. God has been good to us. Carol and Jim
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
65 Miles
Nearest Train
140 Miles
Grand Junction
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
37 Miles
Car: necessary

Beautiful San Juan mountains lend themselves to all mountain activities. Elk hunting is a big draw to this area as well as snow skiing in nearby Telluride. We are in an uncrowded area with breath taking beauty and full of adventure activities.


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2 night minimum stay

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Tax Rate 5.9%

$160.00 includes 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom lower level (kitchen, great room, laundry, patio).

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Norwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 bathrooms on lower level 1.5 bathrooms on upper level
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 full futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , "Extra bedroom upstairs. $100 a night. Can sleep up to 8 .
  • 2 bedrooms on lower level. 1 extra bedrooms on upper level upon request. Owners live on upper level 1 bedroom in loft.( 1 queen , 1 double futon, 2 twin, 1 full bed.) this room can sleep 8. Great room also has a queen sofa bed and a daybed (2 twin beds ).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Nearby Telluride has multiple festivals, shopping and fine dining. Norwood has restaurants and fine dining , a charming library and a rodeo in July. Also, Norwood has an indoor horse arena.

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