Unbelievable Views, Space, and Serenity at This Comfy Classic Cabin.(32 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-11)
Heavenly rendezvous for family, friends, and associates. Cozy, large (~1900 sq ft), all-wood cabin has open floor plan with three private bedrooms, futon, and spacious enclosed gear/mud room. Wood-stove and electric heat. On 60 mostly wooded acres, bordered by vacant parcels and Shoshone National Forest. End of road, partly fenced, no close neighbors. Wildflowers riot spring to summer. A dozen road miles from artsy, historic Dubois, a mile from government-maintained road, 3 miles from Western-style restaurants.
Cabin nestles in the SW corner of a large, gently sloped meadow. Cabin meets forest on two sides. Elevation 8500 ft (2600m). The meadow opens onto panoramic views of Dunoir Valley, Ramshorn, Absarokas, and Painted Hills. Abundant and diverse wildlife, including large and small, furry or feathered. Sap-scented summer breeze keeps site cool/warm comfy night/day, and practically bug-free. Trails for hiking, horses, ATV, or to amble around the woods. Nearby streams and lakes for fishing; camping, outdoor sightseeing of all kinds.
Take a day drive to Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Parks (50 miles to Moran Junction), or to Jackson's swank shops and eateries. Or forget all that and hit the hammock! Fall hunting access, with world-class trails and National Forest roads to cruise. Amble, trek, explore, synch with nature, and warm your toes by the woodstove.
Cabin was built by a multi-millionaire who owned the mountainside and picked the best spot! Let this memory-maker start your love affair with one of America's premier vacation venues in Wyoming's Wind River Mountains. Owner offers friendly service and rates to help you feel good about returning year after year.
NEW SUPER LOW RATES FOR SMALL PARTIES (1,2, or 3 persons)--please contact Frank for details.
Keywords: Cabin, Mountain, Meadow, Woods, Secluded
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Member since: 2005
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 11
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 6-11
- Each bedroom has at least one set of drawers and a closet.
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 11 people
- Linens Provided
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker:
If you like to cook, you'll appreciate what's here. Two electric clam-style grills, electric lidded griddle/cooker, blender, juicer, slow cooker, popcorn maker, and more. Inquire for specific items....moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $150
For winter-spring reservations (December through April, when facility available) please add $20 per person per day for each person in excess of six people in your party. Example: a party of 8 would pay an additional $40 per day ($20 for each person more than six in the party). For credit card payments, please add 3%.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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The property and adjoining area allow for camping, fishing, hiking, climbing, hunting, rock collecting, visits to Yellowstone and Teton Nat'l Parks, the Shoshone Nat'l Forest, learning about Native American and Old West culture. See many wildlife species, butterflies and wildflowers in season, and dark starry skies right from the property.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: I've lived in many US states working in research until I became primary caregiver for two infant daughters and moved to Wyoming in the '90s. After periods teaching science and operating a forestry business, I retired and moved to France to reunite with a college chère amie. These days I regularly visit Mountain Shangri-La to savor its splendors, connect with Nature, and grow closer to loved ones.
Why the Owner Chose Dubois, WY, USA:
Before finding Mountain Shangri-La, I visited half a dozen Wyoming communities within a few hours drive from my home in Rock Springs. Dubois had it all. It's a jewel with rustic, creative, and natural charm. The area's mountains, badlands, and river systems are irresistible. Since then, land and property values have risen sharply, but my place there is buffered by its location and land ownership in the area.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Please see reviewer comments--this place offers incomparable views. Enjoy a kaleidoscope of rugged peaks, verdant valleys, painted badlands, and monumental swathes of forest with everchanging perspectives as weather and lighting turn the dial to show new, unique panoramas. The property is secluded and private--no drive-by traffic--and with ~60 acres and bordering Shoshone National Forest, it's expansive. You can roam forever. Wildlife abounds, with elk, deer, and moose making appearances in the large meadow in front of the cabin, and all manner of song birds and other mammals spending time within sight of the place through much of the year. The cabin has lots of classic Western charm and an eclectic library for PC-weary readers who want to savor the vanishing luxury of dozing in a hammock with a book at hand.
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Cabin, part of its 60 acres next to Shoshone Nat'l Forest. Privacy, space.
Cabin view north toward The Ramshorn and Dunoir Valley.
Typical winter's dawn from cabin.
Western relaxed, interesting, open floor plan. Great for mixing and milling.
Main room, spacious and inviting.
High efficiency woodstove in native stone.
Large, quiet master bedroom supports restful, comfortable sleep.
green 'mousetails' identify these developing cones as Douglas fir.
Cross paths with many varieties of birds, butterflies, and flowers here.
Early summer native.
Solid D-log construction, salvaged courthouse doors, spacious mudroom.
Floral symphony across cabin meadow each summer.
Elk fawn waits for mother at Mountain Shangri-La.
Painted Hills Badlands seen from Mountain Shangri-La.
Beats LCD flatscreen any day
Handmade furnishings, trophies, and curios.
One of three bedrooms.
Kitchen loaded with utensils, tools, and supplies.
Winter moose chilling out.
Mother grouse parades her young.
Boughs gently loaded.
Friendly visitors stop by for munch.
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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