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Ringtail Cabin - Low on cost but high on Comfort

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Small solar cabin with a full kitchen, full bath with Full size bed and futon.

Ringtail Cabin is an ideal vacation rental for budget minded visitors, anyone wanting to conserve fossil fuels, or anyone needing access for a low clearance vehicle of motorcycle. But don't be fooled by the low price, solar panels, or easy access. This cozy cabin is very well appointed with a full kitchen and comfortable furnishings, the solar system is backed-up by a propane generator, and the nearest neighbor is over a quarter mile away.

Enjoy the mountain views, amazing sunrises, spectacular sunsets, and stunning starry skies from the Ringtail property, or drive into the nearby parks, Terlingua, or the Ghost-Town for all the adventure and entertainment that the Big Bend has to offer.

More Details

Property Manager
Janet Eby
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

Amenities

Terlingua Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full size bathroom with huge shower stall.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Ringtail Cabin - Low on cost but high on Comfort
average rating of 4.470588 based on 17 reviews
4

Awesome!

  • 4 of 5

This cabin was so cute and comfy! It felt just like a home away from home. Very beautiful views and loved how it was energy efficient. Everything was lovely! The only issues we had were with the swamp cooler when we first got there, but that problem was resolved quickly and on our last night there were many flying ant looking bugs getting in the bedroom from somewhere and we could not figure out where, we just moved to the bedroom and didn't see anymore after that. Our stay was awesome though, thank you so much!

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

Thrilling experience in a true Texas ranch

  • 5 of 5

At the ringtail cabin you can fully experience the environment of Big Bend Park, one of the most suggestive places in Texas and the USA. There's everything you'd expect from a place like this, the desert, the animals, the dawn and the sunset as you've seen it all in the movies. In the cabin you won't have to give up to any comfort, everything you need is there, like in an airbnb in the middle of civilization. Highly recommended for adventure seekers, but also for people who just want to enjoy the true atmosphere of Big Bend Park and wild Texas.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love this little getaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cabin, away from it all! Great BBQ in terlingua proper. Rustic iron BBQ, ghost town is quirky and awesome, water heater was VERY good. Water was hot almost immediately:)

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great springboard to adventures in Big Bend

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Ringtail Cabin while taking day hike excursions into Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park. The Cabin is about 28 miles from Big Bend, but in the scheme of how far things are apart in the Big Bend Region, that isn't all that far. The cabin is exactly as advertised. The "swamp cooler" actually worked fairly well to cool the place after a hot day in the sun (It was close to 100 degrees some of the days we were there). We had a small problem with ants coming in through a small hole under the kitchen windowsill the second day we were there. The owners promptly addressed the problem when we emailed them. The ant problem did not recur. The cabin does not have a TV or microwave, but I actually found it refreshing to be away from modern conveniences for a week. We thoroughly enjoyed both our sightseeing/hiking in the area and staying at Ringtail Cabin.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This ended up being perfect for our Big Bend adventure. It takes a little bit to get out to the cabin from the park, but the privacy is worth it. Everything worked great and watching the sun rise over the mountains in the morning was so relaxing. I even saw a jackrabbit come within 20 feet of the kitchen window. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cute but remote.

  • 4 of 5

All amenities were provided and all systems to battle the desert heat and shortage of water worked! Beautiful sunsets and very quiet. The only concern is the distance from Terlingua and Big Bend Nat'l park.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
240 Miles
Midland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
29 Miles
Starlight
Nearest Golf
39 Miles
Black Jack's Crossing in Lajitas
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Alpine
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Highway 118
Nearest Restaurant
22 Miles
Chili Pepper

Enjoy the mountain views, amazing sunrises, spectacular sunsets, and stunning starry skies from the Ringtail property, or drive into the nearby parks, Terlingua, or the Ghost Town for all the adventure and entertainment that the Big Bend has to offer.

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Rates & Availability

Terlingua Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Season
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$129
 
 
Regular Season
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$109
$659
 
 
Chili Cook-Off 2017
Nov 2 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$129
 
 
Regular Season
Nov 6 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$109
$659
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$129
$779
 
 
Regular Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$109
$659
 
 
Christmas 2017 & NY 2018
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
$779
 
 
Regular 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Jan 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
$119
$719
 
 
Race 2018
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
 
 
Regular 2018
Jan 15 2018 - Feb 14 2018
2 night minimum stay
$119
$719
 
 
Bike Fest 2018
Feb 15 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
 
 
Regular 2018
Feb 19 2018 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
$119
$719
 
 
Spring Break 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$139
$839
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 19 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$129
$779
 
 
Regular 2018
May 1 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$119
$719
 
 
Memorial 2018
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$139
 
 
Regular 2018
May 29 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$119
$719
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$109
$599
 
 
4th of July 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$119
 
 
Summer 2018
Jul 6 2018 - Aug 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$109
$599
 
 
Labor Day 2018
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$139
 
 
Regular 2018
Sep 4 2018 - Oct 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$119
$719
 
 
Chili Cook-off 2018
Nov 1 2018 - Nov 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$139
 
 
Regular 2018
Nov 5 2018 - Nov 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$119
$719
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 16 2018 - Nov 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$139
$839
 
 
Regular 2018
Nov 26 2018 - Dec 20 2018
2 night minimum stay
$119
$719
 
 
Christmas '18 NY '19
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 6 2019
3 night minimum stay
$139
$839
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$109
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Our cancellation policy is if you cancel before 30 days of your stay, then we will refund 100% minus a $50 cancellation fee and any Processing fees. If you cancel within 30 days of your stay then a refund will depend on us being able to re-rent that time. Rates are subject to change until payment has been received.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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