Take a Peek Inside This 675 Sqft Mountain Log Cabin

This one-bedroom house in the mountains of Colorado is at Devil’s Thumb Ranch. Each house is 675 square feet and has one bedroom. Most of the time, pets are welcome in the houses. The cabins are great for two people because they have a wood-burning fireplace, unique furniture, and art. Each of the Byers, Red Quill, and Ouray cabins has a bedroom with a king-sized bed on the first floor. The Willow has a bedroom with a queen-sized bed in the sitting area on the first floor. The Wrangler and Settler houses both have queen-sized beds in the loft. You will be given a bedroom when you check in. To keep wildfires from happening, stoves that burn wood can only be used when there is a solid layer of snow.

Everything you need for a mountain trip will be in your cabin. This cabin is pretty, warm, and cozy. On the main floor, there is a sitting area and a loft bed that can be turned into a queen size bed. One of the houses is even pet-friendly, so you can bring your pet with you. The Devil’s Thumb Ranch is a beautiful place to learn about history and anthropology. It is set in the Ranch Valley Creek area of Colorado. The name comes from a time when the only way to talk to people far away was through smoke signals.

They are proud of how much The Devil’s Thumb Ranch cares about being environmentally friendly. In every part of their business, like eating, the spa, housekeeping, cleaning, and so on, they are always looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly. They think of the world as a gift, and the extra work they do is their way of giving back. This is a great example of how to be friendly. Almost all of the spa’s electricity needs are met by solar panels. They also have banks of batteries that store energy from the sun so that they can use it even when the sun isn’t out. The ranch has changed a lot of outdoor lights, pumps, and motors to DC power. This is a much better way to get energy than the sun.

Cut back, re-use, and recycle. When possible, Ranch uses things that have been used before. Landslides from the Winter Park area were used to make the outside stonework and fires. Local beetlekill pine is used for the wood pieces inside. They are also trying to cut down on how many newspapers they read every day by giving digital subscriptions to the New York Times and the Denver Post. Beehives. The 80 beehives on the site work hard to make honey. They are also committed to keeping the land in good shape and growing their own food. The produce and plants used in Kendra’s Garden’s Ranch House Restaurant come from the Ranch.

Ground-source energy is used to heat or cool the buildings on the land. LED lights are used everywhere. The ground is used as a heat source in the winter and a heat sink in the summer. This makes the system much more efficient.

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