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Secluded cabin in the woods - you won't want to leave!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, wood burning fireplace, mountain views, on 40 acres

FYI: The Ouray Hot Springs Pool is closed until May 2017 for a major renovation project, but please don?t let that stop you from coming to Ouray! These other hot springs pools are open to the public for your soaking pleasure: The Wiesbaden Hot Springs & Vapor Cave, the Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs, and Orvis Hot Springs!

Looking for a cozy cabin in the woods that will be so much fun that you won't want to leave? The Catamount Cabin is for you!

This A-frame cabin sleeps 4 people, in a spacious master bedroom with a queen bed, and a second bedroom with 2 twin bunks. You can start your day with coffee on the deck, overlooking the peaceful beauty of the majestic peaks of the Cimarron and Sneffels mountain ranges. Next, you have 40 acres of land to wander and explore. In winter, you can cross-country ski or showshoe! No matter how you choose to travel, take a picnic lunch and find a beautiful spot to take a break, relax and gaze at the beauty around you. After returning from your walk or hike, you can climb into the hot tub with a glass of wine while dinner is cooking on the grill (both gas and charcoal BBQ's are available for your grilling pleasure). Cooking inside is also great fun with all of the modern amenities like a gas stove, modern stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and an island with butcher block top for prepping or use as a bar. To top it off, there is a cozy wood burning fireplace in the corner of the kitchen, and plenty of space to gather. A jetted tub is available in the upstairs bathroom for a comfortable soak before bed.

No outdoor fires are permitted at any of the Catamount properties per the HOA Bylaws, as a result of the possibility of a forest fire.

We ask that guests please be respectful of the neighbors; ATV's are not permitted to be ridden anywhere but on the road.

The Catamount Cabin has a unique, pull-down staircase leading to the upstairs bedrooms. While relaxing in front of the TV in the living room, there is a pellet stove for added warmth. Books and games are plentiful at the cabin as well, for even more fun! WiFi is available for those who love their electronics, or are required to check in with the outside world.

Please note: For winter stays (November 1 to May 1), a 4WD or AWD vehicle is required.

Well-behaved pets are welcome with payment of a non-refundable pet fee.

No smoking of any kind is permitted in this property.

ABOUT PETS: If you are booking online from VRBO and will be bringing more than one pet, please contact our office so that we can provide you with an accurate quote, and you will be able to book from your quote. You can also book more accurately from our website if you have more than one pet.

This property is managed by Ouray Vacation Rentals. We offer the largest selection of vacation rental properties in Ouray County!


The Catamount Ranch combines the Catamount Cabin (VRBO #704402) and Barn (VRBO #704404) to provide a wonderful setting for your group or family getaway. These two units sit on 40 acres that are available to you for hiking, cross country skiing, or snowshoeing, or just wandering around!

The Cabin is an A-frame that sleeps 4 people in two bedrooms with a queen and two twin bunks. There is a full bath with jetted tub, and a powder room. It has an upscale kitchen with stainless steel appliances, wood burning fireplace, a pellet stove, and two different areas for outdoor cooking and dining, with both gas and charcoal grills. It also has a great deck with panoramic mountain views, a hot tub, and a fire pit.

The Barn provides loft living space and a game room downstairs. It has a full kitchen, and sleeps 4 people in two bedrooms with a double bed in each. It has one full bath with walk-in shower. There is a fire pit outside, with a charcoal grill and picnic table.

Both properties have a washer and dryer, WiFi, and satellite TV.

To book the Catamount Ranch, please visit our website at where you will be able to get an instant quote and book online. Or you can call or e-mail Ouray Vacation Rentals for more information.

ABOUT THE AREA: You will want to spend several days in beautiful Ouray County. Ouray, which is known as the "Switzerland of America," is nestled in a small valley with 360-degree views of 12,000-14,000 mountains. Ridgway, nicknamed the "Gateway to the San Juans," is just 10 miles from Ouray and is well-known as the place where the John Wayne movie "True Grit" was filmed. Many of the movie set's buildings are still used today by local businesses. These two historic towns offer a variety of activities: restaurants, shops, museums, galleries, hot springs pools, jeep rentals, hiking, fishing and boating -- the list goes on and on! Day trips to Silverton, Telluride and Durango are fun as well.

Ouray is also often called "The Jeeping Capital of the World" because of its many trails through the high country (rated easy to rugged), popular for 2-wheel and 4-wheel off road vehicles.

Golf is available at beautiful Divide Ranch Golf Club located on Log Hill Mesa just above Ridgway, offering panoramic mountain views. Telluride and Montrose also have golf courses.

Ouray and Ridgway both offer local markets, and you can find larger stores like City Market, Safeway, Target and Walmart in Montrose, a flat, easy drive 35 miles from Ouray, 25 miles from Ridgway.

No matter how long you decide to stay, you will find yourself wanting to come back again and again to Ouray County, one of the most beautiful places on earth!

More Details

Property Manager
OVR Office
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We loved the Catamount Cabin-- exceeded my expectations! That view is AMAZING.
Sep 2016
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4.5/5 -
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Secluded cabin in the woods - you won't want to leave!
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

What a view!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two days in this cabin. It is perfectly situated to visit both Telluride and Ouray. You can take a great hike right out the front door. Wildlife, wildflowers and stars abound. I have never enjoyed a hot tub or a cup of morning coffee so much. This house had everything we needed. It was clean and well appointed. We want to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great deck, location, view

  • 4 of 5

I enjoyed the house. Very soft bed and pillows. Hope to stay there again. Two minor points to improve, not in the heart of complaining, just feedback. The front door lock is difficult to lock/unlock. Had to use the back door. The curtains in the bedroom don't do enough to keep out the sun. One window doesn't have a curtain or blinds. Lastly I want to say again I loved the deck, the quiet location and view. Hope I have reason and opportunity to rent it again.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Views .... Stairs

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved the privacy and the deck and amazing views. The bed was comfortable, the owner had a great collection of books providing information on the area, and the hot tub, and washer and dryer were nice amenities.

The stair rail at the top of the stairs was a safety issue for young and old alike. When we arrived the railing at the top two stairs was folded back, probably to alert you to the fact that it was on a hinge and not secure. The option then was to not have a railing at the top or relying on a railing on a hinge, and should you lose your balance the railing could flip back. We were very cautious on the stairs and tried to limit the trips up and down. The stairs also block the view of the television from the table and are situated right in the middle of the room. A curiosity was there was a full length clear glass window in the bathroom with no curtain (forgo your modesty, although the grounds are very private) While there was wifi, the signal was not strong enough for us to watch videos on our Kindle Fire.

If we were to return we would take lamps to be able to read in the living room, a fan and a non-stick fry pan.

Having said all that, the cabin's views and setting were absolutely remarkable and we would consider returning. If it had not been for handrail issue I would have given the property a 5 star rating.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paonia, Colorado

Great place to stay, amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay, the pictures don't do it justice. The views are amazing and we really enjoyed the solitude and hot tub. Very comfortable and everything we needed! Thanks for the great stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Montrose Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Divide Ranch Golf Club
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Telluride Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Hot springs, Easy access to National Forest, Close to Telluride, Close to Durango and Silverton, Close to Black Canyon National Park, Close to Montrose, Near to Ridgway Reservoir


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Pleasant Valley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 853 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
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  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
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  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
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  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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