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The Perfect way to enjoy the Durango area

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2500 sq ft of Durango style located 10 minutes from downtown & the ski resort

This is the absolute best combination of location, views, access to activities, comfort and style.

Our newly remodeled Durango home is a great place to call home base while enjoying all Durango has to offer. The home has an open-air lodge style feel with large windows and a huge wrap around deck that includes a brand new Jacuzzi. The house & deck overlook the Animas Valley to the east where the beautiful James Ranch settles below. The orientation of the home provides outstanding red cliff sunset views. The first floor consists of the bright and airy kitchen, a large living/dining area, a comfortable office/study, a conveniently located powder room, laundry room, and a spacious master suite with full bath including an over-sized bath tub for soaking after a long day of fun. Upstairs is the guest bedroom with a comfortable queen-sized bed and lots of room for storing your clothing & gear. The other bedroom has a bunk bed consisting of a full bed on bottom and twin bed on top, plus another twin bed in here. This room connects to a super-cool bonus room! Watch movies, play video games, or just hang out in this room- perfect for kids & adults. It hosts huge bean bag chairs and a full-sized futon. Just like a cozy cave!

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Tom Moody
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Tom Moody

We love the year around outdoor activities and ambiance of the Mountains. We prefer a less commercialized atmosphere and enjoy the true old west feel of Durango

Tom Moody purchased this house in 2013

Why Tom Moody chose Durango

My wife & I have dreamed of a house out West for over ten years. This house is that dream come true.

What makes this house unique

Location ,location ,location!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Durango in La Plata County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Up Stairs Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Down Stairs Bath - Toilet
  • 2.5 baths
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Second Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bunk Room - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Game Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • festivals
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(41 traveller reviews)

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The Perfect way to enjoy the Durango area
average rating of 4.8292685 based on 41 reviews

Very warm and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

The house was just as described.The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. The hot tub was awesome. Brian Honold, property manager, was great to work with. Very attentive and responses quickly. He brought us the cutest Christmas tree. The kids area was perfect for us. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I travelled around Colorado on our honeymoon and stayed in a few different Homeaway properties throughout the trip. This property was definitely the best one we stayed in by far!

The house was very clean and it was very clear the property manager respected our privacy, but at the same time was available for anything we needed at ANY time. The hot tub view made it all worth it! (The close proximity to the golf course helped too ;)

We can’t wait to stay here again in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location , great views

  • 5 of 5

Easy to get know , fantastic decking and outdoor space ,

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful mountain location.

  • 4 of 5

This house is gorgeous inside and out. It accommodated the eight of us with no problems. The kitchen was fully outfitted with all the things we needed. The deck wraps around and gives a spectacular view of the mountains to the east. The newly installed central A/C made things very comfortable. The biggest complaint was the hot tub was inoperable during most of our stay, but the part came in and the repair was completed on our last day. We were surprised there was not a VCR or Blu-ray player for the TV. Finally, we noticed only one water appliance/shower can be used at one time or else the water pressure goes low. We would rent again if we ever came back to the area. Lots to see and do in and around Durango!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try very hard to keep the house in great shape for all of our guest so I apologize that the hot tub had an issue during your stay. I am not sure how the VCR was overlooked , but it is located in the bonus room with the over stuffed bean bags and futon where we hunker down with the lights off and watch movies in the evenings during ski season. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, I certainly appreciate your feedback and I hope you have an opportunity to stay with us again. Thanks, Tom
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Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house for a great price. We easily fit two families of four. House was clean and stocked. View was fantastic and we spent a lot of time on the patio in the mornings and evenings. Perfect location... great proximity for groceries, eating out, shopping, jeeping, horseback riding... all with nice private patio and home at the end of the day. Brian was always available and always helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Glad you had a great time, come back and stay again. Tom
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Loved this house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time staying here. The house was just as good or better than the pictures. The location was perfect as well. The house care taker was local and very helpful. I sure hope I get to return someday soon.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Durango La Plata County (DRO)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
James Ranch
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Narrow Guage Rail Road from Durango to Silverton
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Terrific Dining Downtown
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Durango Mtn Resort 'Purgatory'
Car: necessary

This newly remodeled home is located just off Hwy 550 with beautiful views overlooking the Animas Valley in the James Ranch Area. In addition to the cozy accommodations and terrific views enjoy the famous Narrow Gauge Train as it passes the property on its way from Durango to Silverton.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £105.59
Damage Insurance £69.69

Cleaning fee of $150.00 is in addition to rental and is paid prior to occupancy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.