A Stone's Thoreau

On the Rio Ruidoso River with hot tub & Wi-Fi

  6 guests
  2 bedrooms
  2 full bathrooms
  Allows Pets
  1567 sq. ft.

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Property Features

Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1
1 Queen
Bedroom 2
1 Queen
Common Space
1 Sofa Bed


This Cozy Cabin is a real beauty with so many touches of rustic charm, A Stone’s Thoreau is the perfect home for your vacation stay. This home offers two bedrooms, two baths, hot tub, patio space, gas fireplace, gas grill and free WiFi. The attention to detail in this river side home sets it apart and will provide the coziest home away from home.

A Stone’s Thoreau will make you smile from the moment you arrive. Featuring a beautiful design and amazing furnishings, you will be excited to get your vacation started here. The spacious living room offers a large sofa and two chairs. You will find a television in the living room for your viewing pleasure. Snuggle up in one of the chairs next to the beautiful gas fireplace and relax after a busy day. There is an additional living space which also offers comfortable seating for your guests. You will enjoy the spacious floorplan and the delightful outdoor space of A Stone’s Thoreau.

* Winter Snow Conditions may require 4wd or chains!

 This cabin is pet friendly.  Pets are welcomed upon approval.  There is an additional
pet fee of $25.00 per pet, per night that will be added to your reservation.
Don't forget to ask for your complimentary doggie swag bag at check in.
Distances to attractions in Ruidoso:
2 miles to Midtown Shopping District and Downtown Ruidoso
2 miles to Grindstone Lake for swiming, fishing, boat rental and WitBit Water Park (seasonal)
2 miles to Albertons Grocery
5 miles to Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino
5 miles to Walmart Supercenter
6 miles to Billy the Kid Racetrack and Casino
7.4 miles to Winter Park for tubing and Eagle Creek Sports Complex
19 miles to Ski Apache Ski Resort for skiing, zipline, hiking/bike trails


  • 2 - Queen Bedrooms
  • Full size Sofa Sleeper 
  • 2 - Full Bathrooms
  • 2 - Living areas
  • Full Kitchen
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating and Air Conditioning 
  • Great Covered Deck and gas grill 
  • Carport
  •  Hot Tub
  • 1567 sq ft.
  • Accommodates 6 guests 
  • Small Pets Allowed on Approval from Office-2 Max.  (Please no cats, owner allergic.)
  • We Aim to Please.



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Reviewed: Mar 20, 2022
This was a great place for the tow kids and us to stay. It lies right next to a stream and the hot tub was "chillin" according to my six year old! Everything is within a couple minutes drive and was the perfect location for us. we passed the driveway a couple times before we found the turn in so look out for it! its the dirt drive next to the 2 story house! I look foward to looking at other cabins that Cozy Cabins has to offer, but would 100% stay at this cabin again.
Reviewed: Feb 21, 2022
Great place fantastic location, the views are amazing!
Albuquerque, US
Reviewed: Dec 10, 2021
Property Manager
4th time, loved it!
Reviewed: Nov 14, 2021
Very clean, great aesthetic and having the river run right behind the property was the main selling point. What a relaxing view while drinking your morning coffee or sitting in the hot tub!
Austin, US
Reviewed: Nov 5, 2021
Property Manager
Office staff were very nice and offered to accommodate our schedule.
This was by far our most memorable stay in Ruidoso all because of the rental experience with Cozy Cabins and the wonderful property and its amenities. Im already looking at a calendar to book our next stay.
Reviewed: Oct 17, 2021
A Stone's Thoreau was much better than advertised. The sound of the Rio Ruidoso is wonderful and relaxing. The hot tub was also nice on cool nights. The inside is very nice and clean; love the way you can look out the dining room window and see the Rio Ruidoso and the fall scenery -- we ate all of our meals there as a family. Master bedroom had plenty of room and closet space; both bathrooms were nice. Kitchen very nice; all sheets and towels were good. TV and internet worked great. Just right for four or five people. You can be on Meachem in like 2 minutes; and no steep hills to worry about. Figuring out which driveway it is was a little tricky the first time, but you can't beat this place. We'll definitely stay here again.
Reviewed: Oct 2, 2021
We had a wonderful time at A Stone's Thoreau. It was just as beautiful and peaceful as it appeared online. The deck is AWESOME, we enjoyed spending most of out time out there. We have visited Ruidoso several times but this was by far our favorite place and we will be returning.
El Paso, US
Reviewed: Apr 7, 2021
Property Manager
Excellent customer service
I fall in love with this place
Reviewed: Apr 1, 2021
Beautiful cabin right on the creek. So many different types of wildlife around everyday. It was a truly lovely experience.
Reviewed: Mar 20, 2021
Cabin was really impressive and location was great.
Reviewed: Mar 18, 2021
This place is much better in person. The living areas are very spacious, plenty of tables and chairs to sit and enjoy. The outdoor backyard patio is the gem of the property. Jacuzzi, large patio, chairs, all looking over the creek. We will be back for sure.
Reviewed: Feb 15, 2021
This is a great property! Plenty of space for a family to spread out and not be on top of each other! We enjoyed hours of watching the snow fall, putting puzzles together, and spending time with one another! We will book again!
Reviewed: Dec 26, 2020
The cabin was spacious, clean, had everything we needed to cook meals, and in a perfect location!
Reviewed: Dec 6, 2020
The cabin was so cute! The hot tub was a definite plus. It was perfect for a weekend getaway. I would recommend staying with them.
Rio Rancho, US
Reviewed: Nov 30, 2020
Property Manager
I spoke with Jeremy while we were online looking at properties and he was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable with quick answers to our questions.
We definitely enjoyed our stay, have already recommended to some family and friends and are hopeful we will join them soon to enjoy again. I would suggest two things overall: 1. Allow your clients to leave the keys to the property in the property upon check-out. Naming a specific location where the keys should be left would make it more convenient and let your clients be on their way faster to their next destination. 2. Allow for either a discount OR no charge late check-out for your clients who arrive after hours (i.e.: clients who arrive at the property after 7 or 8 p.m. be allowed to check out at 11 a.m. vs. 10 a.m. at no additional cost). Thank You for offering such a lovely, clean and well stocked property to stay in. We left missing it as we drove away and are excited to visit again in the future!
Reviewed: Nov 30, 2020
Dear Guests, Welcome to our little bit of Heaven. We pray that you enjoy your time here as much as we do. We have come to Ruidoso every year to celebrate our anniversary for more years than we can count. Our favorite place to stay became A Stones Thoreau. We have spent so much time walking along the river and pathways just talking and enjoying the peacefulness that is Ruidoso. We never imagined in our wildest dreams that God would enable us to now own it. It is with gratitude in our hearts that we now share it with you. Some of our favorite ways to enjoy the cabin are: early morning coffee or tea on the porch, visiting with the forest animals that love to wander by; movie watching with windows open and the sound of rain coming down; playing family games by the fire; long talks in the hot tub; dinner on the porch looking up at the stars, and a peaceful nights sleep listening to the river. No matter the season, we hope that you enjoy the many restaurants, hiking trails, skiing and tubing, craft/food fairs and store that the beautiful village of Ruidoso has to offer. We hope that you enjoy your stay in our mountain home and make memories that will last forever. Sincerely, Todd & Kathy Peterson
Boerne, US
Reviewed: Nov 28, 2020
Property Manager
Wonderful property, staff was great to work with. Would highly recommend.
Reviewed: Nov 27, 2020
Great place to go with the family! :) Amazing place!!
Reviewed: Oct 22, 2020
Beautiful, and very clean. Very cozy, and comfortable. Will definitely be returning.
Reviewed: Sep 20, 2020
Amazing place, hot tub was wonderful, veiws were amazing! We had several guests (deer) during the morning, and evening. Such a wonderful sight to see. Would definitely come back.
Clovis, US
Reviewed: Aug 17, 2020
Property Manager
Pleasant they answered all my questions and concerns with a good manner.
Beautiful and affordable place for a weekend getaway with family. Everything was perfect and the sightseeing was just amazing. We loved our cabin and enjoyed every minute of our stay.
Albuquerque, US
Reviewed: Aug 5, 2020
Property Manager
We were arriving a little past the office hours and the employee reassured us not to rush the key will be waiting for us in box at office.
Very comfortable and relaxing cabin, went to relax and was definitely able to do that. Enjoyed having cable TV and hot tub. Will definitely consider returning very soon.
Clovis, US
Reviewed: Jun 6, 2020
Property Manager
They were very friendly and explained everything well.
It was great. I will be renting that particular property again. The pictures did not do this cabin justice. They were friendly, helpful. Great team.
Belen, US
Reviewed: May 31, 2020
Property Manager
We loved our stay at Cozy Cabins and can't wait for our next visit.
The cabin was beautiful, comfortable, and had the perfect location right next to the water.
Reviewed: Mar 15, 2020
Great place to stay!


To Check IN: To check in come to our Office located at 546 Sudderth Dr. Ruidoso NM. The Office is on the North side of Sudderth Dr. Directly across from Ruidoso Fire Station at the Paradise Canyon intersection. We are open from 9am-5pm Mon-Thur and 9am-6pm Fri-Sat. If you arrive after the office has closed your arrival envelope will be to the left of the front door inside one of the two mailboxes separated by last name. Your envelope will have a map, key, directions, and emergency contact information in case you need to get in touch with us.

CHECK-IN TIME: Standard Check-in time begins at 3:00 PM, Mountain Standard Time. If you must check-in early a pro-rated extra charge will be applied if possible. Sometimes there is no possibility for early check-in. Holiday Check-in time may be as late 6:00 PM, Mountain Standard Time. During holidays early check in is not available.

DEPOSIT and BALANCE: All reservations are guaranteed by charging 50% of the total cost for your stay at the TIME of your reservation, this is the "DEPOSIT", 100% if less than 15 days. You may send a personal check or money order for your 50% Deposit, but it must be received within 10 days from the date of the confirmation letter. A reservation is not considered firm until the deposit is received. IF YOUR DEPOSIT IS NOT RECEIVED WHEN DUE, YOUR RESERVATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION. The remaining balance for your reservation is due 15 days prior to the date of arrival and will be charged that day. When you check in, the balance will be paid in full.

CHRISTMAS POLICY: For reservations during the Christmas Holiday there will be a minimum stay requirement of 4 nights. Reservations cannot check in or check out on December 25th or Jan 1st. New reservations cannot create single night gaps and may require additional nights to book based on existing reservations. All reservations MUST be paid in full by December 1st or at the time of the reservation if the reservation is booked after Dec 01. There will be absolutely NO cancellations or changes 30 days prior to scheduled arrival.


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