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Northwest Colorado Cabin

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 10 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 6 Sleeps

Beautiful four season log cabin on the historic Williams Fork River in Moffat County, Colorado. Property directly borders Big Game Management Units 12 and 13, prime hunting area. Outdoor opportunities abound in the area, including, but not limited to, hiking, fishing, golfing, white water rafting, tubing, hunting, motorcycle touring and winter activities with convenient access to the Flat Top Wilderness Area and Trapper's Lake, Dinosaur National Monument, Elk Head Reservoir, and Steamboat Springs, Colorado ('Ski Town, USA'). The Cabin is 60 miles west of Steamboat Springs, 15 miles south of Craig, and 70 miles north of Rifle, Colorado. Hand crafted log furnishings throughout the cabin with two wood burning fireplaces, as well as a gas propane heater. Sleeps 4 to 7 persons comfortably. Open and spacious loft features a king size bed, bunk beds, comfortable sitting area and full bathroom. Main floor includes cozy bedroom with full size bed, full bathroom, fully equipped kitchen including gas stove, microwave, refrigerator, cookware and dishes, and dining area. Gas BBQ on lower porch.

Two night minimum stay. After a day of outdoor adventure, enjoy relaxing on the porch taking in the river and wildlife.

The cabin does not offer internet access or a television. Let nature be your entertainment and enjoy the company of friends and family.

More Details

Sandra and Turner duPont
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Sandra and Turner duPont

Turner and Sandy, your hosts, are the stewards of this unique property. We moved to the area about 15 years ago looking for a more rural lifestyle, closer to nature and further from the influences of the city. And we found that lifestyle here on the beautiful tranquil Williams Fork River. While we share a common vision for the property, Turner is the one who has the skill set to make that vision a reality. Every improvement to the property is a reflection of his vision and skill.

When not stewarding the property, Turner and Sandy are both dual sport motorcyle enthusiasts - exploring and touring the lesser travelled roads of the West and beyond.

Sandra and Turner duPont purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Sandra and Turner duPont chose Hamilton

The land upon which the Cabin stands was once inhabited by the Ute Indians.

In the very late 1800’s, John Jarvis settled and staked his claim in the Williams Fork River Valley. The property surrounding the Cabin is all part of Jarvis' original claim.

In the spring of 2014, Turner and Sandy purchased the Cabin and surrounding 110 acres from a friendly Texan by the name of Andy. Twenty plus years earlier, Andy had hired a local artisan to complete the interior of the Cabin. The idea being that this would be Andy’s private hunting retreat. The interior supporting logs upstairs are all hand hewn and the fireplace rock came from a local quarry. Andy took great pride in decorating the Cabin with hand-made log furniture and fastening the Texas star above doors and on walls. Although Andy loved the Cabin, he in fact spent little time here. Nature began to slowly and inevitably reclaim the Cabin. The birds and woodpeckers had established themselves in the eves, and the bees and wasps in the logs. The mice were getting a little too comfortable as well. And in the winter, the deer and elk bedded down on the porch. The fields were overgrown with sage and fallen cotton woods surrounded the Cabin.

One night, Andy came down to our home down river and asked us “what do I need to do to make ya’ll buy my cabin.” Over dinner and perhaps a bottle or two of wine, a deal was made. And today, Andy no longer owns the Cabin, but the bank does.

A friend suggested that we consider renting the property on VRBO to assist with mortgage payments. So, we did. A decision which we have not regreted. We havef thoroughly enjoyed hosting and meeting our guests through the years.

What makes this cabin unique

As you will notice walking through the Cabin, there are a number of antiques as well as unusual pieces of “art." To Sandy’s occasional frustration, Turner is a collector of interesting things – everything has value and a place in Turner’s world. Turner collects many of these curios at auctions. In addition to displaying his finds in the Cabin, he has done the same in our home down river. If you are interested in purchasing anything in the Cabin or are interested in what treasures may be down river, please let us know. Sandy has put her foot down - to continue to collect, Turner must let some things go.

Also, we invite our repeat guests to leave their mark on the Cabin by affixing their “brand.” Brands require some thought and imagination. Brands are more than just initials. In the Cabin is an edition of the Colorado Brand Book to give you ideas. Turner has acquired miniature branding irons consisting of letters and numbers, and he will assist you in affixing your brand to the Cabin. If you already have a registered brand, let us know.


Hamilton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , Spacious loft with porch. Sleeps 4 comfortably.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Cozy bedroom on first floor.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Cozy loft accessible by ladder, sleeps 1 comfotably.
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility ...


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Northwest Colorado Cabin
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews

Amazing location for a relaxing get away!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed the cabin. It provided us with everything we needed for a relaxing get away with zero distractions. My family and I enjoyed every aspect the cabin had to offer and felt completely refreshed by the time our stay was over. This was our first VRBO experience and It definitely set the bar. Thank you so much for allowing us to enjoy your space!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect little hideaway.

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was perfect for our family winter trip. Thank You Sandy & Turner for your hospitality and making sure we had what we needed and were comfortable for our stay, we felt like we were home.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a great find ,we could not believe our eyes .

The cabin was cosy , clean ,well equipped and absolutely stunning .

Great loacation in a beautiful part of Colorado,lots to do and easy to find.

I could have stayed forever and hope to return one day .

We hold very fond memories of our time spent there....Sandra & Turner we're very hospitable and great hosts on every level .

Highly recommended truly magnificent.

Sandee H

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous !

  • 5 of 5

AWESOME cabin, secluded with plenty of privacy, yet easily accessible. Cabin is very clean and spacious. Sandra and Turner are very accommodating, going the extra mile to assure that your stay is exceptional. Hope to return again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful stay in north-west Colorado

  • 5 of 5

After driving from Denver to the cabin, we had no problems finding the cabin and making our self at home at the cabin. Later that evening Turner came over and we had a nice conversation with him and felt welcomed. Would highly recommend this cabin, especially if one is looking to "get off the grid" for a while to enter into the silence and peace of north-western Colorado!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

In spite of rainy weather my husband and I just loved this property! So quiet and private with absolutely gorgeous views. The cabin was just lovely, clean,

so well equipped with every we could need and the king bed was so comfortable. Sandra and Turner were wonderful! We hope we can come back another time and spend more time. We highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

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Pet Fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.9%

A trespass fee will apply if you are renting the Cabin for hunting purposes and wish to access GMU 12 and 13 from the Cabin. Also nightly rate may differ for certain holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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