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Take a Peek Inside This 675 Sqft Mountain Log Cabin

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This Colorado mountain cabin is a one-bedroom at Devil’s Thumb Ranch. Each cabin has a 1-bedroom and is 675 sq. feet. The cabins are pet-friendly in large part. Two adults can enjoy the cabins, which are perfect for couples, with a woodburning fireplace, unique furniture, and artwork. The Byers, Red Quill, And Ouray cabins each have a king-sized bedroom in the first-floor living space. The Willow boasts a queen-sized bedroom in the first floor living area. The loft has queen-sized beds for the Wrangler and Settler cabins. At check-in, you will be assigned a cabin. To avoid wildfires, wood burning fireplaces must be used only when there is consistent snowpack.


Your cabin will provide everything you need for a mountain adventure. This cabin is charming, cozy, and comfortable. It has a loft bed that can be converted to a queen size and a sitting area at the main level. You can even bring your pet to one of the selected cabins that are pet-friendly. The Devil’s Thumb Ranch is a historic and anthropological haven full of beauty and mythology, nestled in the Ranch Valley Creek, Colorado. The origins of the name are rooted in a time when smoke signals were all that was used for long-distance communication.

They take pride in The Devil’s Thumb Ranch’s dedication to sustainability. They are constantly looking for ways to make things more sustainable in all aspects of their operations, including dining, spa, housekeeping, cleaning, and so on. They see the world as a gift and that the extra effort they make is a way to return the favor. This is a shining example of hospitality. They have solar panels to power almost all the spa’s electrical requirements. Additionally, they have batteries banks that store solar energy to make sure they are able to use it even when the sun isn’t shining. A large number of outdoor lighting fixtures, pumps, and motors have been converted to DC power by the ranch. This is a much more efficient source than solar.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Reclaimed materials are used whenever possible at Ranch. Exterior stonework and fireplaces were made from Winter Park area landslides. Interior wood panels are local beetlekill pine. They are also trying to reduce their daily newspaper consumption by offering digital subscriptions to the NY Times or Denver Post. Beehives. The property’s 80 beehives work hard to cultivate honey. They also have a commitment to conserving the land and growing their own environmental produce. The Ranch grows the produce and vegetables that are used in Kendra’s Garden’s Ranch House Restaurant.

The ranch uses LED lighting in all areas and utilizes ground-source energy to heat or cool the buildings. The system makes use of the earth as a heat source during winter and a heat sink during summer, greatly increasing its efficiency.

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