|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
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!
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 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.
No smoking of any kind is permitted in this property.
No pets, please!
Ouray County Short-Term Rental Permit #STR2017-039
This property is managed by Ouray Vacation Rentals. We offer the largest selection of vacation rental properties in Ouray County! Once you have completed your VRBO online booking, it may take up to 24 hours for you to receive confirmation of your reservation and payment (OVR’s reservation system automatically sends all confirmations once a day, in the middle of the night). Your payment will be processed by OVR’s merchant processing company, and all future communications to you will come from Ouray Vacation Rentals. If you have any questions, please call (970) 325-7280.
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.
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!
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