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The Stone House Cottage at Ridgway

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The guest cottage is a newly finished retreat, separate from the main residence nestled in three old growth lots in the Historic Residential District of Ridgway. Completed in August 2012, it was designed to compliment the owners stone house built in 1992 that is featured in Shelter Magazine, summer edition 2011.

A 450 sq ft. studio designed to comfortably accommodate two guests. Very well designed small kitchen includes refrigerator, toaster oven, microwave and two burner cooktop. All utensils and dinnerware included.

Bathroom includes shower. All linens provided.

Other amenities include cozy loft above main floor, for reading, snoozing or meditation.

Double French doors open for fresh air and great views of Mt. Sneffels and old historic residential district.

HDTV and WiFi available. Garage or off street parking.

Non smoking. Pets considered, as we have a sweet little one of our own. Definitely Motorcycle friendly.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Owner/Property Manager

Darlene and I are true locals having grown up in Ouray and Ridgway.

We spent our early married years in the Denver area and after 10 yrs. decided that we wanted to leave the fast paced urban lifestyle and return to a more tranquil mountain setting. Ridgway was the perfect choice.

We have been knocking around the southwest for 30 years now and have extensive knowledge of SW Colorado and also Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.

We are people oriented and enjoy sharing our knowledge of the hidden gems of the southwest with others.

As much as we love the natural beauty of the area we also feel lucky to live in a community with a very diverse mix of great people.

We wake up every day thankful for where we live.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this studio in 1992

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Ridgway

We purchased this property in 1990 when we discovered it located in the old historic residential district of Ridgway. It had never been built upon and had old growth trees and shrubs throughout. We knew that it would be perfect for a private cottage style home to be situated on .

The grounds have nice areas for lounging, reading or cocktails. The neighborhood is very quiet and safe with little traffic.

We are located 2 blocks from the Historic Business District which includes Kates Resturant (voted #1 in Ridgway) 2 blocks from The Colorado Boy Brewpub, well known for it's great brews and Pizzas and is a spirited locals hangout. Also close by is the new Sherbino Theatre being renovated for film and live music.

What makes this studio unique

We are located 45 minutes from Telluride and its world class ski area. Telluride is also known for its year round festivals. Bluegrass, Blues & Brews, Jazz and Film to name a few.

Ouray Colorado 'The Switzerland of America' is 15 minutes south and has fantastic hiking, biking, ice climbing and soaking in it's hot springs pool. The outdoor activities are endless in this area. Come and enjoy.


Ridgway Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
No baby sitter


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The Stone House Cottage at Ridgway
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 41 reviews

In a word Fantastic!!! Bob and Darlene are amazingly hospitable hosts. T

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage was clean and well organized. They thought of everything you may need. Bob is a wealth of knowledge on Ridgway and the surrounding areas. Darlene is open and welcoming and a good source of information as well. There are plenty of great reasteraunts and bars within walking or stumbling distance. I would not hesitate for an instant to recommend this fairy tale cottage. I look forward to our next stay. It's as if I'm home....only better.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Bob and Darlene are terrific hosts....the stone house cottage is a lovely private haven to be based out of. We went hiking around Ouray, Silverton, Telluride and Ridgway and the cottage is in a great location to have easy access for exploring all those areas. After a long day it was nice to be able to walk into the town of Ridgeway for dinner, and the outdoor patio was a pleasant place to have a glass of wine. We would highly recommend the cottage for a private stay close to town.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about this rental. Bob and Darline are about the nicest folks you'll ever meet. The rental is exactly like it looks in the photos, clean, cozy, and in a great location. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it! Wonderful, informative hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Sightseeing suggestions were Spot On!!! Cottage was impeccable...walking distance to various restaurants. Can not go wrong here.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful find, comfortable, charming, great location made even better by humble, helpful hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Our first visit to Ridgway, it will not be our last!!! The Mann's are absolutely the best hosts, we so enjoyed getting to know them. Their shared knowledge of the area allowed us views of the majestic scenery only visible from the roads less traveled. The stone cottage is a well appointed, comfortable, private studio apartment located just blocks from the many Ridgway restaurants and shops. To say that we enjoyed our stay would be a huge understatement, we left relaxed and wanting more.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay!!!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful property with very friendly and helpful hosts!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Montrose Co. airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Colorado Boy Brewup (2 Blocks Away)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Fairway Pines
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kates Place (2 Block Away)
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Telluride, Co.
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10
Tax Rate 7.1%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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