Mountain Belle

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This is one of a few privately-owned cabins in the area that can be rented in summer and winter. The feedback from folks who have stayed in any of these is generally very positive.

The VRBO listing is here: vrbo.com/246030

Excerpt from the listing:
The Mountain Belle is part of the Skihuts and Summer Cabins between Ouray and Silverton Colorado at 11,500' on Red Mountain Pass. Located on the famous Million Dollar Highway (Hwy 550) in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, 1 mile from the main highway on a dirt road.

Newly constructed, built for comfort, simple, not fancy, with a rustic, remote, atmosphere. Fully equipped kitchen, solar powered lights, south facing deck, an abundance of large windows, with spectacular high alpine views. Warm, dry, quiet, without everyday distractions, no phone or TV, just spectacular mountains to enjoy.

Nearby Ouray, Ridgway, Teluride, Durango, and Silverton offering shopping, music and film festivals, mine tours, hot springs, fishing, train rides, museums and more. Endless recreation in some of the Rockies most beautiful mountains. Walk out the door to skiing, hiking, 4 wheel drive ATV trails, road or mountain biking, snowboarding, sledding, mining ruins and ghost towns.

DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM with Full Size Bed (double bed), Sleeping loft with mattresses. KITCHEN fully equipped with propane stove and all cooking utensils. Kitchen sink (no running water). Water needs to be brought in from other cabins or from in town (containers provided). BATHROOM with toilet only (water needs to be added to RV toilet). Wood burning stove with wood indoors ready to keep you warm. Large south facing deck with gas barbeque.

Great value, affordable family rates, children free. Perfect for couples, families or a few friends. Sleeps up to 8.

This cabin is simple, not fancy, but comfortable with all the basics.

15 Minutes from Silverton 35 minutes from Ouray.
4 wheel drive or 2 wheel drive SUV with clearance recommended. 1 mile on a 4 wheel drive dirt road.

NO SMOKING on the property
NO PETS
NO EXCEPTIONS

NO Linen Service. You must bring your own sleeping bags or bedding.

NO Cleaning Service. You must clean and leave the cabin as you found it. This is really very easy.

Food & Drink

After the Ski Line: Local Favorites

Golden Block Brewery Pizza
Thee Pitts Again One word: PulledPorkSandwich. :)
Giuseppe's 1/2 Black bean sauté with avocado was great not too heavy
The Butcher & Baker Cafe their farm egg sandwich on a homemade english muffin is a must order while in telluride - #sofuckinggood
La Cocina De Luz fresh squeezed juice. so good!
Brown Dog Pizza The Mountaintop pizza BLEW MY MIND
High Pie Pizzeria & Taproom Great atmosphere.
The Brown Bag Had 3 different sandwiches (Caprese with chicken, meatball, and Italian) and they were ALL great! Some of the best sandwiches I've ever had. Fresh and homemade ingredients.
Baked In Telluride Excellent bakery! If you can't find something for your baked-goods craving here, you can't find it anywhere!
127 S Fir St., Telluride CO — (970) 728-4775
Oak Monster sized chicken fried steak is fabulous.
Taco del Gnar - Telluride Tacos are outstanding! My favorites were the pork belly, the fried avocado, and the fried shrimp. Tater tots with queso are also great. Highly recommend for a casual but super tasty meal in Telluride.
Cosmopolitan Restaurant Awesome sushi happy hour with super fresh fish. And $5 cosmos :) a lethal combination with the altitude.
siam Amazing pineapple curry that you'll still remember even though you got really high and passed out in their bathroom.
200 S. Davis, Telluride CO — (970) 728-6886
Gorrono Ranch Don't miss a stop at Gorrono on your way back to mt village. Live music, a fire pit and a few beverages is a great way to end a day on the slopes.
Tracks Cafe & Bar Jeff the owner is super nice! Best hot dogs in town!!
Diggity Doggs Biscuits & gravy served before 10:30am. Solid skiing food for $4.50.
Crazy Elk Pizza New pizza new crazy elk attitude

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2.2 mi 3.5 km
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