THE MOUNTAIN LOG CABIN THAT YOU'VE BEEN DREAMING OF...

John Fuhler

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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THE MOUNTAIN LOG CABIN THAT YOU'VE BEEN DREAMING OF...

Telluride Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-12)

If you have been dreaming of staying at a picturesque wilderness log cabin with end of the road privacy and spectacular mountain scenery, this is the place. Located on Hastings Mesa at an elevation of 9000 feet, San Juan Cabin was built in 1999 out of hand-crafted Scandinavian full scribe Engleman spruce logs. The cabin sits on 78 acres on the side of a ridge overlooking Willow creek and meadow . There are groves of aspen and oak to picnic in. Also stands of large Ponderosa pine trees. It is just outside of Telluride with views so large and spectacular that you can see many of the most famous peaks including; Mt. Sneffels, Mears Peak, North Pole, the San Miguel range and the extinct volcano, Lone Cone.

San Juan Cabin is remote yet easily accessible to Telluride (30min.) Ridgway (20min.) and Montrose (1 hour) The trip to Telluride can be by highway or the scenic old stage coach path known as Last Dollar Road. The location puts you in the heart of the wilderness yet an easy drive to town or the regional airport in Montrose.

Much of the original True Grit movie was filmed in this area. If you have seen the movie you will recognize our view to the South as the opening scene.

The cabin has 3000 square feet of finished living space. It has a full kitchen as well as a partial kitchen on the lower level. The lower level can be separate independent living quarters for a second family.

It also is environmentally 'green' with a very small carbon footprint running on solar and wind power. Heating comes from passive solar and a stone fireplace, the fireplace has catalytic combustion for low emissions. The water supply for the cabin comes from a well on the ridge above it. It is pumped by solar power into a 1,200 gallon cistern, then with gravity pressure it comes into the cabin. When the cistern is full the excess water goes into an overflow pipe and comes out in a fountain near the front door. This waters the ground around the area.

The wildlife is abundant here. Deer and Elk are everyday sites along with Coyote, Turkey, Grouse,and Eagle. Sometimes Bobcat, Porcupine and Bear are seen. Wildflowers abound in May, June and July with fields of lupine and arrowroot by the thousand. The Autumn colors are awesome, with red oaks and aspens of purple and gold.

You can hike and bike right out the front door on trails and dirt roads around the cabin. There is also great biking on the abandoned railroad grades. Mountain bikes are provided. You can hike on the National Forest trails with access from many of the neighboring roads. Hot springs beckon at both Ouray and Ridgway. Stargazing is magnificent from the telescope on the deck with stars so bright it will give you the sense of wonder and awe back that you knew as a child.

THE CABIN IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR RENTALS FROM MAY 1st to NOVEMBER 15th.

Keywords: Log Cabin

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

John Fuhler

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We are a family of five that love the outdoors. We live in Illinois, but grew up in the mountains.

John Fuhler purchased this cabin in 1999

These are some of the most beautiful mountain landscapes that we have ever seen. We like to be in nature away from the crowded city.

Animals frequently come right up to the house whether you are inside or out. Sometimes I feel like I am a guest at their place, we are the visitors in their environment. We live off the grid here. The power comes from the wind and the sun. You feel so much more in tune with the world around you here.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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The Mountain Log Cabin that You've Been Dreaming of...
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The Mountain Log Cabin that You've Been Dreaming of...
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(815) 455-4000 (Illinois, USA)
Telluride Southwestern Colorado
Crystal Lake, Illinois
5

AMAZING VIEWS, LOTS OF WILDLIFE

  • 5 of 5
A great mix of wilderness and comfortable accommodations. Enjoyed the "off the grid" atmosphere.
  • Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Telluride Southwestern Colorado
Rockford, IL
5

EXCELLENT PLACE TO CALL HOME FOR A VACATION!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
This house is an excellent place to call home for a vacation. Centrally located so you can easily get to Telluride, Ridgway, and Ouray. Incredible biking, hiking and activities in each town. On top of location, the views are breathtaking can't wait to go back!!!!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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(815) 455-4000 (Illinois, USA)
Telluride Southwestern Colorado
Chandler, Arizona
5

GREAT CABIN, GREAT LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
Thank you for the use of your cabin, we had a wonderful time and hope to return again and again! The location was perfect for us, secluded but close to Telluride and Ridgway. The views are incredible and numerous deer visited us daily. The cabin is very comfortable with plenty of space for everyone.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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(815) 455-4000 (Illinois, USA)
Telluride Southwestern Colorado
Champaign, Illinois
5

MAGNIFICENT!

  • 5 of 5
My family loved this property! The views were stunning, the house was lovely. We enjoyed living a "green" lifestyle for the week off the grid. We'll be back next year because we only brushed the surface of all the activities in the area.
  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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(815) 455-4000 (Illinois, USA)
Telluride Southwestern Colorado
Fort Collins, CO
5

AWESOME PROPERTY!!!

  • 5 of 5
This place surpassed our expectations and is truly one of the prettiest spots we have seen in CO. The house is comfortable, functional and has a gorgeous view from every window. Telluride is an easy and beautiful drive, but we had a hard time leaving the property!!
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Mountain Log Cabin that You've Been Dreaming of...
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(815) 455-4000 (Illinois, USA)
Telluride Southwestern Colorado
Crystal Lake
5

PERFECT VACATION SPOT

  • 5 of 5
My family so enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home. Our three young children loved hiking and exploring and seeing all the wildlife. It is very private, cozy and relaxing. The house was clean, extremely comfortable and quiet. While it had the adventurous feel of being separated from civilization, it also had the convenience of getting to town easily for activities, groceries, etc. The scenery is truly breathtaking, spectacular views. My family can't wait to return!
  • Submitted: May 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Montrose
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hwy.62
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Telluride
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Ridgway
Nearest Restaurant
20 Miles
Ridgway
Car: necessary

The view here is spectacular. The house is oriented to take in the mountain and mesa views from the sunroom, deck and patios to the South and West. With the cabin overlooking the meadow on the side of the ridge, animals frequently come out to drink in the creek at sun up and sun down.

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Availability & Rates

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Telluride Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 1 2014 - Nov 15 2014
2 night minimum stay
$500
$1,900
$5,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$500
$1,900
$5,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

$500 security deposit required. This is to be paid at the time of booking to reserve the time. Please then pay the rental amount two weeks prior to stay if possible. I will then mail you out the key to the door. After your stay, mail the key back to me and I will then refund your deposit.
Notes Cabin is NOT available all year. Summer only. From May 1st to Nov. 15th.
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Amenities

Telluride Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Garage ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone ...
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 Queen beds, 1 in master bedroom and 1 in lower level bedroom., Double Beds (1) 1 Double bed in first floor bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a convertible sofa if needed. The mattress is thin., Bunk Beds (3) There are 3 bunk beds, that sleep 6 people.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • CD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Bicycles ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • hunting big game
  • mountaineering
  • whitewater rafting
  • tennis
  • hunting
  • golf
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • rafting
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
Notes:
There are four mountain bikes here. Telescope.
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