Secluded Animas River View Retreat - Stay Longer This Winter and Save!
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Farmington house description
Awesome views 360----Custom built 3100 square foot/3 level home (4 bedroom/3 bath - sleeps 11) situated on a private 3 1/2 acre parcel covered with cedar and pinon trees and overlooking the Animas River and the spectacular Rocky Mountains to the north. Durango, CO, Farmington, NM, and Navajo Lake are nearby. All three within 30 minutes. Enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Watch the deer/wild life cross the river down below. We have a variety of birds ranging from sandhill crane to bald eagles to the small ones.
Bring your sleeping bags or inflatable mattress to sleep on the raised deck(s) and hear the river below. This home is completely furnished with all appliances (all you bring is the food) including w/d, enjoy 47' Flat screen with DISH TV-SIRIUS Music with speakers wired throughout the home and deck, exercise equipment and a pool table. Pets are welcome with prior approval. Hike to th river below if you so desire.
Just minutes away from world class fishing, rafting, golfing, mountain biking, boating, hiking, skiing, and cultural activities. Take the train to Silverton----Durango is just minutes away. Or if you just want a nice place to stay for comfort and relaxation, this is your ticket. You won't be disappointed. Great place for family renunions--child friendly! Plan your next stay with us!
Keywords: House---A very private custom delight!
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Pets Considered
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 2-11
- Queen Bed (1), Double Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Washing Machine
- Gas Fireplace
- Air Conditioning
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Satellite / Cable:
- Pool Table
- Broadband Access
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
Location & View
- Water View
- Mountain View
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Basketball Court
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fitness Center
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
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Great spot for a family winter vacation
Great spot for a family winter vacation
Our family of 7 adults and 2 small children spent six nights here. We had a wonderful time and the place was fantastic. We really appreciated all the ammenities - especailly the wood pellet stove, pool table, internet access, and the stunning views. The open layout of the kitchen/dining/living area was great for meals and group activities. The location afforded us a quiet respite for the whole family and a convenient location to the Durango area for skiing, shopping, snowmobiling and the DSNGR station.
- Guest Barry J.
- Date of stay 12/30/13
- Review Submitted 01/06/14
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children, romantic getaway, age 55+, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
We had a wonderful time visiting NM and staying in Aztec. The home was lovely, had everything we needed and very comfortable. Great views of the San Juan mountains in the distance and a peaceful farm scene across the Animas River. Really breath taking. It was an easy trip to the Navajo Dam where we spent a lot of time fishing on the San Juan River(which was excellent). We had a chance to drive into the San Juan Mountains in Colorado and shop in Durango. Visiting the Aztec ruins and Mesa Verde were part of the experience. The house is in a perfect location. Enthusiastically recommend this spot.
- Guest msds (Laconia, NH)
- Date of stay 04/20/13
- Review Submitted 05/16/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children, pet owners, romantic getaway, people with disabilities, age 55+, sightseeing, families with teenagers.
party of 10, this house with many nice rooms, open kitchen has every thing you needed, wonderful build deck with beautiful view, we are also lucky to saw 2 wild red fox play around, thank you Gary.
- Guest AC (Berkeley, CA)
- Date of stay 07/20/12
- Review Submitted 07/27/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
Myself and four friends stayed at this great location during the Iron Horse Motorcycle Rally. We were very comfortable and the sights and views were great. The hosts treated us like family. I would highly recommend this property if you want privacy, scenery, and a country atmosphere. We plan to make future accomodations.
- Guest D. C. Jackson (Albuquerque, NM )
- Date of stay 10/14/09
- Review Submitted 10/14/09
We had a great stay at this perfectly situated vacation home overlooking the Animas river. What we loved most were the views from the large deck, the sky, the birds, the wash... The home has plenty of space and very loveable hosts. Thanks for sharing the property!
- Guest Pjotre and Judith (Cologne, Germany)
- Date of stay 08/04/09
- Review Submitted 08/04/09
What a great getaway and a perfect host who made sure that we were comfortable. The scenery was spectacular and the location was just awesome. With privacy and yet close to great locations with a lot to do. Very queit and relaxing. I would reccommend this property to anyone wanting a great place to getaway.
- Guest Denis A. (Penrose, CO)
- Date of stay 08/03/09
- Review Submitted 08/03/09
Our stay overlooking the Animas River was great. It not only provided a base to head out to see some sites and do some hiking but also was a good place to sit back and relax. Its near enough to everything you need but also surrounded by nature, with lots of privacy. Watching off the back deck, or even just those huge windows, was spectacular!
- Guest Brian Medchill (-)
- Date of stay 07/12/09
- Review Submitted 07/12/09
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 15 - May 15, 2014
3 night min stay
|My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
- Cleaning fee: $165 + tax
- Tax Rate 7.5%
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: I personally built this home in 1998. I built it where you capture views from all of the windows. It is peaceful and quiet and I believe it has probably one, if not the best, panoramic views in San Juan County.
Why the Owner Chose Farmington:
Well, it is centrally located between the towns of Durango, CO and Farmington, NM---both only 25 minutes away. It is also close to the CO/NM border and the snow melts once you cross the state line:)
The Unique Benefits at this House:
You may hike to the river below if you so desire fishing and/or just simply would enjoy a river walk. We have one of the best mountain bike trails in the country 'The Alien' (also, a historical space ship crash/site recorded in 1948 and kept secret by the US Gov't)---just 5 miles down the road. 'Aztec Ruins' is just 10 minutes away. And for the Durango enthusiasts; San Juan 'Quality Waters' fisherman; golfers; rafters; skiers, etc...., you are just 30 or less minutes away----all the amenities of the 4 corners are nearby as this home is centrally located.
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Riverside view of the home----3 level with a daylight, 2 door lower level.
Dining room which opens up into the kitchen with an island stove top.
Lower level - very nice Elliott Queen bed..
Living Room with a cathedral great room - 23'6 from floor to ceiling..
View of river below while on the front deck.
View of the home from the river below. Private trail for our guests.
Old 1939 Montgomery Wards bridge---once the original hwy from Aztec to Durango.
Entrance to the home.
Upstairs loft Bedroom---very nice Elliott Queen bed.
Kitchen to the front entry - now has marble flooring.
Open Dining Room to the kitchen with marble flooring throughout.
View of the river and front deck and from the living room.
Main level bath----marble floor with an original restored claw foot bath tub.
Master bathroom dble seat shower.
Basement Game Room - high end pool table.
Front Redwood deck looking down on the river below.
Master Bedroom on the main level - very nice Elliott Queen bed.
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