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Terlingua Mining Ruin - Lofthouse

Entire house hosted by Betty
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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Step back to a simpler time in this comfortably updated authentic mining ruin in the heart of the ghost town. Built by miners a hundred years ago, its spacious porch affords the best view of the Chisos Mountains and Big Bend National Park.

The space
The cabin accommodates two people. It has a fully equipped kitchen, a sitting loft, a bedroom, a bathroom and a spacious porch with a sitting area and a day bed. Please note that the bathroom is separate from the house, but only a few steps out the back door. An excellent base of operations for all outdoorsy folk.

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What this place offers

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Central air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Fire pit
Refrigerator
Dedicated workspace: desk
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

Terlingua, Texas, United States

It is only a few minutes from La Posada Milagro coffee shop with free wifi. There are two restaurants and bars within a few blocks, The Starlight Theatre and the Taqueria.. Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park are both within a short drive.

Hosted by Betty

Joined in October 2014
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I've lived in Terlingua for nearly thirty years. I first came to Big Bend to go on a rafting trip, and I fell in love with the landscape. When I finally moved here, I bought three dilapidated mining ruins, and I've worked on restoring them over the years. I have managed a bookstore in the Ghost Town for the past 13 years, but when I got here I worked as a river guide. I've also worked as a field biologist all over the western United States. I've released peregrine falcons, California condors and aplomado falcons into the wild, and have studied other endangered species as well. My work took me to Yosemite National Park, the Channel Islands, Montana's Centennial Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park, Big Bend National Park, and the Grand Canyon. I love to hike and bird and boat and travel with my dog. I'm happy to share my knowledge of this beautiful desert with you.
I've lived in Terlingua for nearly thirty years. I first came to Big Bend to go on a rafting trip, and I fell in love with the landscape. When I finally moved here, I bought three…
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I live close by and am happy to share with you my knowledge of the area and to make suggestions of activities you might enjoy.
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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