- About The Ranch
“Owen’s Cabin,” named for Owen Murphy, who homesteaded the Murphy-Larsen ranch, by Robert Hawkins of Hawkins architects, is a warm and welcoming gathering space for MLR owners, their children and guests.
Set conveniently within the greater expanse of the Murphy-Larsen Ranch, it is an inviting common space for homeowners to gather before a ride, a ski, or a hike, as well as a place to relax with friends and family after a day’s adventure. The site is accessible by vehicle, by horse or by foot. In the winter, owners may ski or snowshoe down to the cabin through the aspen groves, kick off their gear on the cabin’s deck and warm up by a wood-fire inside. Riders returning late in the evening can return to the glow of the fire as they walk a gentle path uphill from the equestrian arena towards happy gatherings above.
Throughout the seasons, Owen’s Cabin is a space designed for events either planned, spontaneous or somewhere in between: impromptu birthday celebrations, round-robin ping-pong tournaments, snowshoe’d marriage proposals, evening fly-tying sessions, a game of cards, a night of music or a candlelit anniversary or the quiet contemplation of a life well-lived. Think of it as your western-style clubhouse, but more than that, another part of your home.