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Beautiful Cozy Log Cabin with Huge Views and Privacy.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6)

We hope that you enjoy our cozy mountain cabin. It is the perfect getaway mountain retreat. You will enjoy huge views of the Mt Sneffels range along with great sunsets off the deck to the west. The cabin sits on 1 acre of land and has comfy furniture and ample beds (twin, double, & queen) in this rustic retreat.

The cabin lies 2000' above the town of Ridgway. It is a 15 min. 8 mile drive to town on a beautiful well maintained dirt road. If you want to enjoy the beauty and attractions that this part of Colorado is known for then this is the place to stay.

Keywords: house, cabin, mountains, views, privacy, home, single family,

More Details

Virginia (Ginny) Petrie
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2017

About Virginia (Ginny) Petrie

I currently live and work in Telluride Colorado. I have been in the area for 10 years and actually lived in the cabin for 3 of those years.

Virginia (Ginny) Petrie purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Virginia (Ginny) Petrie chose Ridgway

Its an amazing place and location graced with clean air, peaceful vibes yet close enough to town to get supplies and see the sights.

What makes this cabin unique

The best thing about the cabin is how peaceful and quiet it is. I live in Telluride but it doesn't hold a candle to the peaceful tranquility of our cabin in Ridgway.


Elk Meadows Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - comode and sink in small bath off kitchen
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Lower bunk is a double & full bath is off this room.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Up the ladder to the loft & stunning views of Mt Sneffels.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Couch makes into a bed. Comfy linens are there too.
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful Cozy Log Cabin with Huge Views and Privacy.
average rating of 4.6571426 based on 35 reviews

wonderful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this cabin. It worked very well for our family of five, and the location and views are amazing!!

The location is worth the short drive to and from Ouray, which we spent a few days exploring. We also took a day trip to Telluride, and even the little town of Ridgway is worth checking out - our young boys loved the Railroad Museum there.

We hope to return again some day!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. It is a joy to be able to share this amazing place in the mountains with others who want to experience that peace
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Perfect Cabin with Perfect Views!

  • 5 of 5

Ginny Petrie is the perfect property owner. She was extremely helpful from the start with reservations through checkout.

You can't get to the cabin using GPS. The directions Ginny gave us were spot on.

We walked in the door to a perfectly clean and well stocked cabin with gorgeous views of the Sneffles Mountain Range.

Not counting the 15-20 minute drive from the cabin to Hwy. 550, it only took 15 minutes to get to Ouray where we spent most of our time.

We really only had one complaint and it had nothing to do with the cabin. After turning off of S. Amelia we faced a very gravelly road 6-7 miles up the mountain to get to the cabin. Our Jeep was covered in white dust upon arrival and after multiple trips the rear fenders were pitted with a couple of 6mm chips on the driver's side. The county definitely needs to find the funds to pave these roads.

All in all we would stay here again and hope to return in a couple of years.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kings words, I really enjoy sharing my cabin with you. And regarding the roads, the only paved roads in all of Ridgway until 2016 were state highways (Rt 62 & 550). Seriously, we have hitching rails on the Main Street and they're not for nostalgia, I've seen horses tied there. And ranchers off load stock right from semis onto open range up in the mountains. Paving is not high on the list for the people who make their living off the land. Ouray county folks seem to take pride in the coating of dust they have on their vehicles. The livestock is well cared for, the trucks, not so much! Hope to have you back soon.
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A wonderful cozy base from which to explore southwestern CO and all it has to offer.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is very comfortable with a spectacular view from the front deck. I loved sleeping in the loft, some of my best sleep ever! The beds were comfy, plenty of blankets. Since it's 8 mi up a dirt road (recently scraped), we planned our trips up & down carefully so everything seemed more planned yet adventurous. We had eveything we needed and the owner is a dream to deal with.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes County Rt 5 is an adventure! I've seen all kinds of wildlife & wild flowers on the trek, also once about a thousand sheep were off loaded from 2 semis to graze. Believe me that stopped traffic, but it was a once in a life time experience that I loved. Thanks for staying and enjoying this little bit of peace Ginny
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Amazing Cabin Getway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the cabin the end of September. Arriving in the dark we found the cabin to be exactly as described with every amenity as listed by the owner and in perfect shape. Cute cozy cabin nestled in the mountains, and we woke up to a breathtaking view of Mt. Sneffeles the next morning. The colors were in peek with our visit and we used the cabin as a base while we day tripped to Ouray, Telluride and the SW Colorado area. The cabin is a ways up the mountain side, but the views and the cabin make it worth the drive in. Deer and Elk in the mornings we would see on the hillsides and fields. Perfect getaway and the cabin made it worth it. We will be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, simple cabin in an amazingly beautiful corner of Colorado

  • 5 of 5

My wife, our two young boys, and I loved staying at this property for a few days. We were there in late September and early October, when the fall colors couldn't have been more stunningly beautiful. The cabin has amazing views of the surrounding hillsides and the mighty Sneffels Range towering above. We found the description of the cabin and all amenities to be accurate. The owner provided a full inventory of everything in the cabin, which was helpful when deciding what to bring. The cabin was clean and well-maintained. We had everything we needed. Our hope was to enjoy a few days in the San Juans during autumn, and this rental provided just that. We would happily recommend this property to friends and family, and we hope to return ourselves in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: One of my joys is to share this peaceful beautiful place with others. I am so glad it filled your needs and hope the kiddos loved it too. Hope to see you again.
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Lovely cabin in a relaxed setting

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Ginny's cabin and had a wonderful time exploring the area, then coming back to the comfort of the cabin at the end of the day. Thoughtful touches make this cabin 'just right'. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Montrose Regional (MTJ)
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Ridgway or Telluride
Nearest Train
120 Miles
Amtrak at Grand Junction Colorado
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Rt 550
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Telluride Colorado
Car: necessary

ridgway chamber has a very good website. Check that out. Also you can call me direct for specific inquiries. 440-477-0416 EST


Rates & Availability

Elk Meadows Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 31 2017 - Sep 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $100

Know that this little cabin is in high elevation & faces south. Hydrate before you come out. Tap water is excellent! Please don't bring bottled water. Throw away plastics are a pox on the environment. Electric heat warms in winter NO FIRES IN or ON THIS PROPERTY, ever! Thermal blinds control heat from sun year round. Most important, put your feet up, enjoy the peace of the place & relax! Ahh!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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