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

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Durango

Permit 2013-184.

The Highland Sage 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
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Victoria Schmitt
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2016
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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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

Highland Sage: Downtown, 4 Blocks to Main, Historic Charm on Corner Lot
average rating of 4.820513 based on 39 reviews
5

Great location, very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean house, well stocked with everything you need. Host quickly responded when called. Great location, walking distance to downtown and grocery stores. Overall wonderful place to stay, would highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house to stay in Durango

  • 5 of 5

It started difficult situation to check-in with accident, we ended to stay over another hotel the first night. The owner Victoria was very apologetic and did quick action for us and room was ready at the night but we drove 7 hours to get there and were so tired to move in to the house. I worried about refund because of some other VRBO's properties reviews. (NOT Highland Sage). But we received refund from Victoria right away at the night more than we needed for first night fee + hotel fee. When we moved in to the house next early morning, I regretted why we didn't I move in the night before. Highland Sage was beautiful, quiet, clean and relaxing. We enjoyed walking around neighbor, nature trail backs to the house also restaurants on the main street. My husband and our dog walked a lot everyday. The location was perfect also the house it self is super comfortable. Everything was functional than our real home. We stayed many VRBO houses but Highland Sage is the best for us so far. Victoria made sure us to be comfortable everyday. Thank you for your hospitality. We will stay longer next time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am happy you would like to come back and that you enjoyed your time here. Thank you!
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5

Great house in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Victoria was so nice to deal with in arranging our stay at Highland Sage. Her house is spotless and furnished very comfortably. Nice linens, very nicely outfitted kitchen etc. After a day out, we always looked forward to coming "home." We had a couple of questions about the house and the owner responded very promptly with help. We stayed 5 days and highly recommend, and we would definitely stay here again if coming back to the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I hope you will stay again, and I am happy you were able to make it to Durango. Thank you!
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5

Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for someplace close to downtown that was clean and relaxing and we got just that. The home is beautiful and very clean. The back patio was a nice place to relax and enjoy the beautiful Durango weather. We will definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am happy you were able to spend some time in Durango.
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Great house close to everything!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Highland Sage while in Durango for mountain biking. The house is close to trails, shopping and restaurants. We hardly had to get in the car. The back patio is great for relaxing after a ride and it was nice to have the BBQ. (Visit James Ranch for amazing burgers and steaks).

Most importantly, the house is so quiet and peaceful. We slept like logs every night on a very comfy bed.

Victoria was great to work with - quick responses and very accommodating. She was able to recommend trails and a local bike shop for more info.

Overall, we had a great stay and would most definitely recommend the Highland Sage when visiting Durango.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy you enjoyed the quiet and slept well! Thank you for your review and your stay.
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Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time, the house was great, we would recommend this home in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and your stay. I'm happy you enjoyed the home and town.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Durango, Southwestern Colorado

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early December
28 Nov 2016 - 14 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£401
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£147
Fri,Sat
£919
 
 
Graduation
15 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£505
for 2 nights
From
£181
 
 
Holidays
22 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,524
for 5 nights
From
£276
£1,870
 
 
Valentine's & President's Days
10 Feb 2017 - 20 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£867
for 3 nights
From
£242
 
 
Graduation
27 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,248
for 4 nights
From
£276
 
 
Memorial Day
25 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,248
for 4 nights
From
£276
 
 
July - Aug
30 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,369
for 5 nights
From
£242
From
£259
Fri,Sat
£1,610
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,066
for 5 nights
From
£181
From
£199
Fri,Sat
£1,265
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £39 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £98 + Tax
Damage Protection £31 + 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.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Durango in Colorado

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • 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

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