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Ski in/Out Ajax, Expansive Mountain Views, 1.5 Blocks to Gondola

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Heart of Town location, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Gaze at Ajax mountain through floor to ceiling glass windows while relaxing in front of the fireplace after a full day of skiing or wonderful aspen activities. Use the Durant's ski in/out Ajax access from the 3rd floor 'bridge', or walk a block to the Gondola or bus to Snowmass, Buttermilk, and Aspen. Relax sore muscles in the hot tub or heated pool.

Enjoy the central location of the Durant Condominium which is 3 minutes walking distance from the Little Nell, the St. Regis, the Ajax Gondola, and the free skier shuttle with transportation to Buttermilk, Snowmass, and Highlands. The Durant is in the heart of Aspen, tucked into Ajax mountain just across from Fashing Haus and the Hyatt.

The unit was renovated in 2006 using luxury finishes (slate/granite), appliances (Subzero), and fixtures (Grohe, Toto). The master bedroom includes a king size bed and en suite bath with double size shower. The two guest bedrooms include queen size beds and share a hall access bathroom with double sized shower. All bedrooms are fitted with Italian/European fine linens and luxurious down pillows (hypo allergenic pillows available upon advance request). 2012 Westin Heavenly Beds in Master King and Queen1 bedroom.

4 Flat Screen TV's in unit (3 DVD players): Living/Master/Queen bedrooms. Over 140+ cable channels (ESPN) and free WiFi access.

Unit includes an outdoor ski locker near front door. Flexible cleaning service available (daily - weekly). Unit comes with permit for onsite (uncovered) parking.

More Details

Owner
Monique P.
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

Why Monique P. chose Northwest Colorado

After years of searching for the perfect Aspen getaway, I bought at the Durant because it is the heart of Aspen, but the mountain adjacent location combined with floor to ceiling glass windows brings in the great outdoors.

What makes this condo unique

The property is ski in/out to Aspen mountain; it is the heart of town (on the two blocks between the St. Regis and The Little Nell, for those who like access to world class hotels) yet incredibly private. The complex is located on a street which ends on the mountain, so there is no thru traffic; this ensures both quiet, privacy, and more natural setting.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Aspen in Pitkin County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Italian Bellino sheets, luxurious down pillows,
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Italian Bellino Sheets, luxurious down pillows,
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Italian Bellino Shets, luxurious down pillows,
  • Westin Heavenly Beds, Italian Bellino sheets, luxurious down pillows and duvets,
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Flexible cleaning available on a weekly or daily basis at additional surcharge.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Ski in/Out Ajax, Expansive Mountain Views, 1.5 Blocks to Gondola
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

From the minute I enquired about the property 6 months before our stay Monique was amazing. Any questions prior to the trip were promptly answered and she was patient as I was trying to organize family from Australia. Arriving and finding the place was super easy with her instructions.

The place was exactly as described. It is very well maintained and Monique has ensured that anything you could possibly need in a property for a ski trip is available. The thought and details that she has given to the amenities made the stay so enjoyable that it feel like we were at our own home.

We had no issues while we stayed- Monique happily re-scheduled cleaning to suit our plans and was always on hand to answer any questions we had.

The place is spacious and tidy.

The location is perfect. One block away from transport, the Silver Gondola and restaurants and bars. It is pretty quiet on the street which gives it a tucked away feel yet you are right in the middle of it.

I would highly recommend the property and Monique. Thanks again for making our family trip just incredible!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with the unit.

Thank you for making it so easy for us to feel at home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Property, Wonderful Owner

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in this unit for 8 days this past December. There were 5 adults in total. We were extremely comfortable and impressed by how well appointed the unit is. We were even more impressed by the owner, Monique! She was so communicative throughout the entire booking process, and she went out of her way to be sure that we were comfortable during our stay. When I say that Monique has thought of every detail imaginable to have the unit well stocked with everything you could want, I am not exaggerating one bit. She asked me if there was anything lacking in the unit, and I racked my brain to think of something but still came up empty!

Personally, I am very picky about my bed and linens - I am always a bit leery of what I will find when I stay somewhere other than a trusted hotel - but I was very pleased with the bed/bedding in this unit. I've also noted over the years that many vacation rentals have limited TV/Cable, which can be annoying when you get off the slopes and want to plop down for an hour on the couch and "veg out" to your favorite show. This unit has a fully equipped entertainment center, and it was easy to use... even for some of the more electronically challenged people in our family.

The location of this unit is primo! I used to live in Aspen, just up the hill from The Durant, and everyone always marveled at how perfect of a location it was. The Durant is even better than my old condo because it is actually ski in/ski out. Call me lazy, but not having to walk to and from the gondola with all my gear was fantastic! However, I will also say that the walk to the gondola is extremely short and easy, so you really can't go wrong either way.

One thing to note is that because the laundry facilities are not yet available, you will need to use a laundry service. It is very convenient to use, but you will need to pay for the service. We used the service once over the trip, and it was well worth it.

Overall, I cannot say enough about how pleasant our stay was! Every time we go to Aspen, I find myself not wanting to leave. Staying in this unit made it even harder to leave because it was so comfortable and convenient. I cannot wait to go back and stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aspen Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this rental. We had 7 people at the unit which worked for us since it was all family. Parking worked out because it was a quiet time of the year but if you have multiple cars you may need to arrange for additional parking permits.

1. Great view out the window and we found the unit was well supplied with kitchen and other travel needs (blow dryer, soaps and towels).

2. We did not do a lot of cooking but there was plenty of implements, spices, coffee, etc. for what we needed.

3. The owner was very helpful and responded very quickly to questions.

4. The projects hot tub is getting a little dated and was a little hot to get into but still a nice feature.

5. Very convenient to town and walking distance of restaurants and other ski resort activities

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice rental with amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Monique's condo was perfect! Location is less than five minute walk to shopping, parks and dining (and the gondola if staying during season). Grocery store is just a few blocks away. Condo was nicely appointed (great for meals "at home"), accessed easily and clean. Although not recently renovated as with the exterior, the interior was well maintained. Wall of windows in the living/dining area was awesome - great views and airflow when opened. Monique was a pleasure to work with and super responsive. My family and I would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is in a super location and just minutes away from the best of Aspen. It is well furnished and very comfortable. Monica was great and very responsive to our questions. I would highly recommend the property.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

The Durant is ski in/out, with easy access to local hiking trails (Ajax, Ute, Smuggler) and public transport to the Maroon Bells, the Aspen Club, and the Aspen Rec Center. The Durant is between the St Regis and the Lttle Nell and most restaurants and stores are within a 5 minute walk.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Aspen, 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 Summer
9 Jun 2017 - 27 Jun 2017
6 night minimum stay
£3,445
for 6 nights
From
£518
£3,963
 
 
Summer Holiday Rate
28 Jun 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
6 night minimum stay
£3,963
for 6 nights
From
£604
£4,567
 
 
Summer
9 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£3,445
for 6 nights
From
£518
£3,963
 
 
Fall
5 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,890
for 4 nights
From
£389
 
 
Early Winter
1 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,926
for 5 nights
From
£518
 
 
Christmas 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£8,194
for 7 nights
From
£1,123
 
 
Winter 2018
4 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£3,445
for 4 nights
From
£777
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,358
for 7 nights
From
£432
 

Additional pricing information

Mid Week Cleaning £77.59 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £76.81
Exit Cleaning £155.17 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.3%

Booking requires an executed lease agreement. Bookings are non-refundable.
Rates may be up to $150 a night higher during holiday and event weeks (Presidents Day, Food & Wine, Fourth of July week, X-Games, etc.).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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