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Beautiful Family Friendly Mountain Get Away, Nestled In Tall Pine Trees

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

This house is perfect for the family looking for a great place to hang with the kids, a couple seeking a quiet retreat or the fisherman looking for a place close to the lakes and rivers. Just 12 miles out of Durango our beautiful, new house is the perfect spot to stay while touring Historic Durango, exploring Vallecito Reservoir and Lemon lake, hiking and relaxing! Makes a great winter escape too, 45 minute drive to Durango Mountain Resort and world class skiing at Purgatory.

The house features lots of windows that make you feel like you are living in a tree house. Chef's kitchen with gas stove, basic cooking staples, AllClad pots, stone counter tops, microwave and seating for 7. Comfortable den with large screen TV, blueray DVD player and DVDs. WIFI and streaming. Full size washer and dryer with laundry supplies. Fully furnished large deck with comfortable love seat and swivel chairs, table with seating for 6 and a grill.

4 bed rooms with comfortable mattresses and sheets. Master with king sized bed, guest room with queen bed, guest room with twin bed and kids bunk room with three twin beds. 1000 feet higher in elevation than the town of Durango this place is a great escape from the summer heat and downtown houses with no A/C. It never gets over 80 degrees! Surrounded by a mountain stream, walking paths and the Animas river this house has it all!

Colorado Sales Tax License #: 30915773-0000

More Details

Katie Brown
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 Single Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Upstairs guest room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs kid room - 3 Single Bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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(12 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Family Friendly Mountain Get Away, Nestled In Tall Pine Trees
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews


  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome home!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here in late August while visiting the Durango area. I could not have found a better home. Everything I needed was there. The home was quiet, clean and had a fully stocked kitchen. The owner was polite and responded quickly to my reservation request. If I find myself back in this area I would definitely request another visit. One last note, I enjoyed that the place was just far enough out from Durango to feel like you were deep in the mountains, but not so far that if you needed to head to town, it wasn't a long drive.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!
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The whole family loved our stay at this place!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was a great place to stay for a week. Close enough to Durango for activities but secluded and peaceful. Kids (7, 9, 11) loved the creek that ran by the cabin and played for hours around it. There was a nice trail that led to Treasure Island, a 100 or so yards away that was near a larger stream. Cabin was very clean and comfortable with lots of room. Loved all the windows and waking up to view of trees and a mountain.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!
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Surrounded by trees

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and very clean. There are many windows in the house and when you wake up in the morning, you see trees from all sides. There is also a nice short hike you can take to a stream. The house is about a 20 minute drive to Durango. It's a short drive to Over the Hill Outfitters, where you can do some great horse back riding up the mountain. We felt like we never ran out of things to do when we wanted to be busy. But when we wanted to relax, we could sit on the back porch of the house and take in the scenery.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved our stay in this beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

The location was stunning. Sitting outside on the back deck was the highlight of our day. Listening to the nearby river and stream was so relaxing. The house is absolutely beautiful. We hope to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cabin in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about our stay in this cabin! It was exactly as shown in the pictures with plenty of room and all the comforts of home. The back deck was perfect for hanging out and watching the kids play in the woods. Our 3 kids had a blast playing in the creek, walking to Treasure Island and watching the Florida river (which was also so nice to listen to outside). Lemon Lake was only a 10 minute drive and provided great fishing for rainbow trout. A short and scenic 20-minute drive to downtown Durango also made it easy to stock up on groceries, fishing gear and anything else you might need. We saw deer in the backyard and many other squirrels and creatures that we don't see in AZ. Katie was super accessible to answer questions leading up to our stay and we had no need to contact her during our trip because everything was great. It was a perfect mountain getaway for our family and we would definitely come back!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, glad to hear you enjoyed the place as much as we do!
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £142.48
Damage Insurance £42.03

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.