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Highland Sage: Downtown, 4 Blocks to Main, Historic Charm on Corner Lot

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Permit 2013-184.

The Highland Sage Guest House is located in historic downtown on a sunny corner lot. The home offers an open living and dining room, two bedrooms with queen beds, additional day beds, and historic character throughout. The kitchen is spacious and fully equipped to make a multi-course meal or a simple smoothie. The bathroom includes a restored cast iron tub, and the home is cooled by a swamp cooler, providing for easeful sleep on hot Summer nights.

The backyard offers a patio open to 10th Street with a grill and family-size table. Adjacent to the courtyard is a historic garage providing off-street parking.

When you arrive, you will have a combination to enter the home. I live within a few blocks so will be available to help as much as needed or leave you in privacy per your preference.

In addition to downtown and Main Avenue, the Nature Trail leading to Fort Lewis Collage and panoramic views of Durango is one block away. The Highland Sage Guest House offers an ideal combination of proximity to downtown, historic character, spaciousness, and a front porch and courtyard both facing friendly neighborhood streets.

If you don't see that dates you are looking for please check both of my rentals in historic downtown.

Purple Juniper Guest House, VRBO #476149

Highland Sage Guest House, VRBO #592016

More Details

Owner
Victoria Schmitt
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 December, 2017

About Victoria Schmitt

I moved to Durango in 2005 and work as a civil engineer for the local county. I am originally from Columbus, Ohio and have since lived in Arizona and Colorado, with some time spent in West Africa and Southeast Asia. In Durango I have been involved with the Durango Dharma Center and the Durango Independent Film Festival.

Outside of work and the vacation rental, I also enjoy biking, camping, reading, and hiking, especially with my 11-year old dogs, Neutron and Kozmo.

Victoria Schmitt purchased this house in 2010

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • West Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    East Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Highland Sage: Downtown, 4 Blocks to Main, Historic Charm on Corner Lot
average rating of 4.8644066 based on 59 reviews
5

Great Durango experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Durango at the Highland Sage... we had never been to Durango before and staying here was a great way to experience the town. We didn't need to use our car very much as downtown is within walking distance. It was nice to have the stairs up to Ft Lewis College at the end of the block as well. The house was tidy, and well stocked with linens and towels. It was a great setup for our family of 4 (including two teenage boys). Would definitely recommend Highland Sage to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great you were able to leave your car parked and just be on foot for a few days. I'm happy you enjoyed town and thank you for staying.
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5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Great space. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear! Thank you.
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5

Cozy, comfortable, and close to downtown.

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at the Highland Sage house for a week in September and loved it. The owner Victoria was friendly and very helpful. The house is within walking distance to downtown and hiking trails. My son lives in Durango and was able to spend a night or two with us because of the extra beds. Everything was clean and the whole house was very cozy and comfortable.

We will definitely stay here during our next trip to the beautiful town of Durango.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, and I look forward to seeing you again!
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5

Cozy Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cozy, beautifully decorated home is bright and cheerful with a well kept yard in a wonderful neighborhood close to downtown. It is well appointed with modern appliances, a great layout of bedrooms to give every guest privacy, and very comfortable beds with cozy down comforters. It has every amenity you could possibly need! Victoria was more than accommodating and responsive to all our requests, including changing our arrival date at the last minute. We appreciated her attention to detail which made for a great weekend stay in Durango.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am thrilled to be responsive - enjoy guests and having everything in place for a great stay. Thank you for your review, and so happy you enjoyed the house and town!
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5

Highland Sage- Durango

  • 5 of 5

The property was located close to downtown, easy walk to many fun restaurants. Close to bike trails. The home was extremely well equipped with many amenities I was not expecting, even spices in the cabinets and grilling equipment such as skewers for kabobs. The beds were comfortable, plenty of blankets, towels etc. Nice outside patio area with table/chairs, gas grill. Quiet neighborhood. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It was great to see your car parked the whole stay while you got everywhere on foot or by bike!
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4

Wonderful Location.

  • 4 of 5

Once again, we stayed at this lovely home with its great location. Great neighbors. We highly recommend it. This is our third visit staying at one of Victoria's homes. She is a fabulous host. Would definitely stay here again. Terry

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have you for three visits now and look forward to seeing you again!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Durango, Colorado

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
December
8 Dec 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£380
for 2 nights
From
£123
 
 
December
17 Dec 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£380
for 2 nights
From
£123
 
 
January
8 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£380
for 2 nights
From
£123
From
£139
Fri,Sat
£871
 
 
Snowdown
1 Feb 2018 - 7 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£380
for 2 nights
From
£123
From
£180
Fri,Sat
£871
 
 
February
8 Feb 2018 - 13 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£380
for 2 nights
From
£123
From
£139
Fri,Sat
£871
 
 
President's Day
14 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£552
for 3 nights
From
£139
From
£180
Fri,Sat,Sun
£871
 
 
February
22 Feb 2018 - 1 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£503
for 3 nights
From
£123
From
£139
Fri,Sat
£871
 
 
Spring Break
23 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,010
for 5 nights
From
£172
From
£188
Fri,Sat
£1,117
 
 
Graduation
25 Apr 2018 - 1 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£724
for 4 nights
From
£147
From
£180
Fri,Sat
£1,117
 
 
Memorial Day
23 May 2018 - 29 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£912
for 4 nights
From
£180
From
£237
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,117
 
 
San Juan Brewfest
22 Aug 2018 - 28 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,068
for 5 nights
From
£180
From
£213
Fri,Sat
£1,117
 
 
November
29 Oct 2018 - 19 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£888
for 5 nights
From
£147
From
£164
Fri,Sat
£1,035
 
 
Thanksgiving
20 Nov 2018 - 27 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£969
for 5 nights
From
£147
From
£197
Thu,Fri,Sat
£1,117
 
 
December
28 Nov 2018 - 12 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£888
for 5 nights
From
£147
From
£164
Fri,Sat
£1,035
 
 
Graduation
13 Dec 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,051
for 5 nights
From
£180
From
£197
Fri,Sat
£1,117
 
 
Christmas
20 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,485
for 5 nights
From
£270
£1,772
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,051
for 5 nights
From
£180
From
£197
Fri,Sat
£1,117
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.28 + Tax
Damage Protection £29.08 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £93.21 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.8%

Minimum of 5-night rentals may be made at anytime. Two-night rentals are available within 30 days of check-in. Festival weekends may be booked with a minimum 3-night stay or a small increase in nightly rate.

Vehicles must be parked in garage, which is historic and suitable for standard-size vehicles only. Oversized vehicles cannot be accommodated.

Payment is typically made in full at the time of booking for simplicity, but may be split into two with the second half due 30 days prior to arrival.

Cancellation policy is the same regardless of payment schedule, with 75% of the total rental cost refundable when 30 days or more notice is provided. Within 30 days of check-in, no refunds are given. As booking a vacation home is unique from standard hotel lodging with respect to cancellation, trip insurance may be a good investment to cover unforeseen circumstances.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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