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El Rancho Pequeno, family-friendly premier fly fishing in Wyoming.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Why go without?! Sumptuous home with incredible fly fishing.

We have 2 homes located on the Big Laramie River. This listing is for our larger Main House. Fishing, Fishing, Fishing! Stunning views, National Forest access, nearby skiing, golf, lakes, hiking, and climbing. The Main House has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and can sleep 6-8 adults & children. Gourmet kitchen, wood burning fireplace, internet. This home is sublime. Modern art work, interiors, gracious dining inside and out, this a perfect place to unwind and yet, when needed check in on projects and stay in touch with the office.

The Bunk House listed and booked separately has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with a pullout couch. It can sleep up to 6 adults & children. Full kitchen, wood burning fireplace, beautiful 1880's pool table, and internet.

Both houses can be booked at the same time for larger groups.

If you want complete privacy, you will need to rent both houses.

We do allow the property to be used for events such as weddings or special occasions. The fees for event venue use are determined on a case by case basis. These rental fees do not apply to event use.

More Details

Leslie Allen
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

About Leslie Allen

This is the family home where Ken grew up. My family and I have lovingly restored the property and upgraded the homes. Throughout the years the things that have remained constant are the river and the beautiful surroundings.

Leslie Allen purchased this farmhouse in 1960

Why Leslie Allen chose Woods Landing-Jelm

This is a very special property dating back to the the early 1900's. It has been used as a lodge, fishing destination and retreat over the years. Come explore and fall in love with the simplicity of a time gone by.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The property boasts resort like appointments. Including gourmet kitchen, a separate convection oven, in conjunction with a completely resorted 1950's Merritt-O'Keefe range, imported Villeroy and Boch farmhouse sink, Kitchen Aid drawer dishwashers and refrigerator/freezer. Our interior dining table can seat up to 14. This house is built to enjoy and entertain. You can settle into one of our designed couches to read a favorite book. Enjoy big sky nights and breathe easy.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation farmhouse rental in Woods Landing-Jelm

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ski-In
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed
    Detached Unit - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There are two homes. Rent separately or together. But for complete privacy both must be rented at the same time. Queen size Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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El Rancho Pequeno, family-friendly premier fly fishing in Wyoming.
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Beautiful but not as peaceful as we anticipated

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at Rancho Pequeno. The area is beautiful and my family had a lot of fun playing in the river, having camp fires and playing outside.

My only real complaint is that it seems remote and peaceful but it's busier than it appears to be. It may have been my mistake to think the house was secluded but it's really not. The owners brother lives just past the house and there is a guest house that they also rent out right behind the house. Neither of those is a huge deal but what was annoying is that our family paid over $500 per night to stay at the home and they let their friends drop by the property throughout our stay. A group of men that were staying for free were at the guest house for part of the visit (so they were sharing our outdoor spaces) and the owners told another family they could drop by and go tubing right at the house so they showed up as well. We were there to see the eclipse and right during the viewing time these people dropping by asking if they could hang out and tube and interrupting what we were doing. It's inconsiderate to charge so much for someone to stay at your home then let people come crash for free and share the space people are paying a lot to use so because of that we won't be going back.

  • Submitted: 2-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property right on the river. Perfect spot for a quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and comfortable! Huge open living room and dining table with amazing views of the river! We enjoyed a family reunion here In August and spent lots of time wading and tubing down the river, hanging out by the firepit, playing yard games and enjoying the spectacular views. Completely secluded and private and perfect for a big family gathering or a quiet weekend escape!

  • Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Wyoming

  • 5 of 5

This is a special place for a family to spend some time together. We were there mid-June so the river was too swift and deep to swim , wade or fish. I imagine when the river is lower, slower it would be great fun to inner tube and fish. This house is well equipped and clean.

  • Submitted: 21-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Evergreen CO

Wyomings Perfect Place...

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend spending time at El Ranch Peqeuno. Slow down and take it all in. Blue Skys overhead and the Big Laramie River flowing by, whether over coffee at the break of day or enjoying a cold one after a solid day of fishing. This place is an escape from the distractions of day to day life. Trails to explore and more stars in the evening sky then you can comprehend.

The main house has plenty of room, a modern kitchen and a great fireplace. The view of the river is constant and always calling you back in.

Ken and Leslie are kind and very knowledgeable with this beautiful part of Wyoming.

They introduced us to a local fishing guide for our time spent on the river and to the folks who run the near by observatory.

I am grateful for every visit here, see you again in the Spring...

  • Submitted: 7-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

My family has stayed at El Rancho Pequeno twice. It has a beautifully appointed lodge and guest accomodations. There is a large kitchen and dining area that opens to the living area and patio. This is a great set up for family events and weddings. The patio and fire pit are great and include a bar b q grill. The view of the river from the front windows and patio is stunning. I highly recommend this house for a peaceful retreat from the busy life.

  • Submitted: 4-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Niwot, CO

Stunning part of Wyoming

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long Labor Day weekend here and enjoyed every minute. Our 14 year old grandson had a great time fishing on the Big Laramie with a guide recommended by Ken and Leslie. We hiked, explored the logging dirt roads, and fell in love with the vast blue sky of Wyoming. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: 12-Sep-2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Laramie Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Miles
Woods Landing Cafe
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
2 courses in Laramie
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
Hwy 230
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
Woods Landing Cafe
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Snowy Range Ski Area
Car: recommended

El Rancho Pequeno, is located in Jelm, Wyoming. 30 miles west of Laramie, Wyoming ,, on the Big Laramie River. Fly Fishing! Miles of river to explore and day hikes or bikes galore. During the winter, cross country skiing outside the door as well as ice skating. Snowy Range Ski and Recreation Area is on a few miles away. There is also a barn and fenced pasture for you to bring along your horse. We do allow some hunting. Guests are required to adhere to local regulations and are responsible for acquiring all necessary licenses.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation farmhouse rental in Woods Landing-Jelm

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Fishing Season
Jun 14 2018 - Aug 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season Winter
Dec 19 2018 - Jan 15 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$320.43
Property Damage Protection C$126.89
Pet Fee C$384.51

Main House is $500 Night.
Bunk House is $350/Night
Please note: only the main house is available from December to March. The base rate is $650 a night. There is a one week minimum during this period of time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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