Elk Valley Ranch

Elk Valley Ranch Front of the ranch house Comfortable and nicely furnished living room Warm and rustic accommodations Satellite TV in living room and bedrooms Dining room seating for 6 Rustic yet modern kitchen Country kitchen with stainless appliances A rustic combination of antiques and modern amenities Soothing mountain views Main floor bedroom with queen Main floor second bedroom with queen Main floor bathroom with tub shower combination Master bedroomwith king bed  on upper level Spacious master bedroom Master bedroom has small private balcony Jetted soaking tub in master bath Two pedestal sinks in master bath Shower in master bath Ample vehicle parking Peaceful pastures and mountains surround Home on the range


About This Unit

Secluded and private with gorgeous mountain views, this home is located midway between Ouray and Ridgway. Serene pastures surround this home and its historic outbuildings, often occupied by the local elk herd!

The home has been renovated and beautifully decorated with western and woodsy furniture, lamps and accessories. Custom window coverings adorn the majority of the windows in the home.

The main floor of the home has a great kitchen with a rustic flair and new, modern appliances like a stainless steel fridge and gas stove; a dining table that comfortably seats 6; and two bedrooms with a queen bed in each (both have the same furniture and are the same size). There is also a full bath with tub/shower combination on this floor, and a washer and dryer. The living room is richly furnished, tastefully decorated, and comfortable with a fireplace and flat screen TV.

The upstairs is a beautifully furnished master bedroom with a king bed in a log frame. Double doors open onto a small deck for stargazing. The spacious master bath includes a deep, jetted tub, two sinks, and walk-in shower.

The Elk Valley Ranch ranch house is equipped with WiFi, and has satellite TV in every bedroom and the living room.

Parking is abundant for trucks, trailers, Jeeps, and off-road vehicles.

If you are traveling with small children, we have a local resource for baby cribs, high chairs, strollers, toys, and more. You can arrive at your accommodations here in the Ouray/Telluride area and find the items set up and waiting for you! You can call or text Traveling Lite at 970-318-6543 or visit their website where you can reserve online! https://travelinglite.biz/ Just let them know that you are staying with Ouray Vacation Rentals, and they will contact us to get the address of the unit where you will be staying.

No smoking of any kind is permitted in this property.

No pets, please!

ADVANCE DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT POLICY: All reservations require an advance deposit equal to 50% of the total cost of each reservation at the time the reservation is made, payable by credit card. Guest will receive a reservation confirmation and guest statement within 24 hours of booking and paying the deposit. The final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival date. Preferred method of payment is credit card. To make final payments, Guest will receive a final payment reminder with instructions to pay the balance online. Guest may also contact OVR by phone with credit card information, or may notify OVR by email to use the same credit card that was used for the deposit. Upon payment of final balance, Guest will receive a guest statement within 24 hours of payment, and a welcome letter with check-in information (to include after-hours check-in)approximately 10 days prior to arrival date.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: All cancellations must be received in writing and are subject to the following conditions: Cancellations at least 61 days prior to arrival date are entitled to a full refund, minus a $100.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations 60 days or less prior to arrival date result in forfeiture of all monies paid. Failure to pay final payment in the allotted time will result in a cancellation of the reservation, and forfeiture of deposit.

Ouray County Short-Term Rental Permit #STR2017-039

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Loved the country feel! We enjoyed our stay at this old farm house... There were numerous sightings of deer under the lean to sheds, and we saw elk come down the mountain one night, also a red fox was sunbathing on one of the tin roofs.... The place was more than was expected, as the sheets were very nice high thread count,extremely nice... All the appliances looked brand new, and for the most part the furnishings were better than expected...if you like star gazing, you absolutely can not beat this place...!!!! Also it is extremely quiet here with very little traffic on this road... You're halfway between Ouray & Ridgway on a level road, and close to Orvis hot springs(clothing optional).... We plan on staying here next year, as we've staying at some places in Ouray, and this is much nicer staying on a big ranch....the only thing we didn't like, is when we had to leave, enjoy.... Anthony P.

Stayed: September 2014

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We wanted to love this place.

We stayed at the Elk Valley Ranch for 5 nights. The home is a remodeled older house. The pictures are accurate but there are some maintenance problems we experienced. There is no air conditioning in the house so it's necessary to leave the windows open (which is nice for cool mountain air) except that almost every window in the house has holes in the screens. This creates an awful insect problem. There were dead insects in every window sill. At night it was a choice of roasting or having insects flying all over. Also the linens and towels were old and tired. The sheets on the master bed had holes in them and were thin and smelly with age. The towels had bleach spots on them and the rugs on the floors were old and tired too The whole place could really use a good cleaning. Including the windows. We liked the location. About 10 minutes from Ouray. It was peaceful and quiet but maybe not as scenic. We would have really loved this place if there hadn't been the problems mentioned above. Hopefully those can be remedied. Sharon A.

Stayed: August 2014

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We really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful old ranch house, it has been updated with all the modern amenities ...Very very quite, much better than staying in town, and there was plenty of deer hanging out in the out buildings.... It was nice to able to ride horses on the ranch, much nicer than a trail ride, we would definitely stay here again when we visit Ouray...!!!! Anonymous

Stayed: July 2013

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Our stay at Elk Valley Ranch

Our stay at this absolutely wonderful cabin was indeed a magical piece of heaven...the view from the back decks and upper decks are second to none.the home itself has been completely remodeled and has been furnished with high end furnishings, and the bed mattresses and linens were extremely comfortable!!! We saw a lot of deer and on one day there was a herd of about 50 elk in the back pasture,what a beautiful sight this was...this ranch is only 5 minutes to either Ouray or Ridgway and is very quite at night and has very good star gazing...we would highly recommend and always stay AGAIN when we visit the town of Ouray..

Stayed: October 2012

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Great home for family vacation

We stayed here for family vacation for one week. We have 4 kids ages younger than 14. Easy check-in. Beth, property mgmt company, was wonderful to us! Home was well equipped with blankets, kitchen appliances, washer/dryer and dishes. Nice location. Close enough to town for quick run, but far enough out so that you aren't feeling like you are staying in town. All beds were comfortable. House was clean. Upon arrival discovered that wifi was not available. Beth remedied with Verizon 4G hotspot within 24 hours. If this is important, as it was to us, confirm with owner before reservation. Seems like there is an insect issue at the home. Many bugs would get in through the windows or screen doors. We did see Orkin come out and spray. Also, on the second day, discovered a little mouse was trapped in sticky paper in the kitchen. This did not bother us, but need to mention it as it may bother others and influence rental decision. Beth's co-worker promptly came out that night and took care of it. Only used the tub upstairs once as it leaked a little into the downstairs. Decided to avoid it. Upstairs master bedroom got a little warm at night, but was remedied with box fan as the AC was only for short-term use. Did not want to leave screen door open at night due to the insect issue. Would be nice if there was a tall fan as the bed is high off the floor. We balanced a box fan on top of a suitcase and it worked OK. Loved the "hairy" chair. I need to get one of these! Also liked the rocking chairs outside. Since the mouse and bugs do not bother us, we would stay here again when in Ouray. But if these bother you, then probably not the optimal place to stay for very long stay. Matt

Stayed: July 2012

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Amenities

BBQ: Gas
DVD/DVR
TV: Basic
Bedroom 1: King
Bathroom 1: Separate Tub and Shower
Bedroom 2: Queen
Bathroom 2: Tub/Shower Combo
Bedroom 3: Queen
Dishwasher
Bedroom 1: TV
Bedroom 2: TV
Bedroom 3: TV
ilink: ilink Booking
Fireplace: Wood
Bedroom 1: 2nd Floor
Bedroom 2: 1st Floor
Bedroom 3: 1st Floor
Bathroom 1: 2nd Floor
Bathroom 2: 1st Floor
Jetted Tub Bath 1
Space for Trailer
Multiple Vehicle Parking
WiFi/Internet
Living Area: Deck
Green Space
Unit Type: Single Family
No. of floors: 2
Coffee Maker
Stove
Oven
Refrigerator
Microwave
Dishes and utensils
Children Welcome
Satellite or Cable
Toaster
Washer
Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Pets Not Allowed

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