Historic Riverside Cabin-River Frontage

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Last updated: 10/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

River frontage for fishing or just enjoying the river floating by!

Only 10 minutes from downtown Durango.

Just minutes from the San Juan Byway that goes through Telluride, Colorado about 2 hours away.

Things to do close by:
Mesa Verde National Park is about 30 minutes away.
La Plata Canyon/Mountain is about 2 miles away.
Durango/Silverton Train.
Durango Mountain Resort/Purgatory Ski area is about a 40 minute drive.
Historic Silverton, Colorado and Kendall Mountain ski area are are a little over an hour away.

Enjoy 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath and additional sleeping for 2 on 1.68 acres. Fish to your hearts content for Browns, Brookies and Rainbows on your own private stretch of river and creek frontage. Large wrap around deck completes the ambiance. The main level has a nice spacious living area, bathroom and kitchen. The 2 bedrooms are upstairs and there is additional sleeping in a futon in the living room area. The charm of this cabin is unmistakably genuine. Please feel free to call with any questions you may have regarding this unique property.

Bring your family to Colorado and experience a taste of the Old West. Built in 1898, the Puetz Saloon was frequented by the local townspeople. The patrons were a varied lot from miners to outlaws, gamblers and honest workmen; women did not enter unless they were a saloon girl or a 'shady lady'. Life in those days was difficult and the saloon keeper provided a place to 'let loose' or just socialize.

Today, all are welcome. Located in Hesperus, Colorado just 10 minutes from downtown Durango, relax on several acres while soaking up your own piece of history and enjoying the brilliance of the La Plata Mountains, the river, a creek and a pond. The Saloon has been lovingly restored by hands of a master craftsman, the owner's father. It is bursting with antiques and all the special comforts of home.

WINTER/SUMMER WONDERLAND: Only a couple of miles from 'Hesperus Ski Area' which offers night skiing until 9pm, 'La Plata Mountains' a mountain playground ideal for the outdoor enthusiast with miles of snowmobiling, skiing (back country/cross country), snowshoeing and dog sledding.

Summer time offers endless hiking and biking trails with spectacular views and scenery.

Need more space? Consider renting the cabin next door as well. VRBO #638836

Keywords: River front, Cabin, Fishing, Vacation rental cabin, historic puetz cabin, vacation rental cabin, durango vacation rental, historic puetz saloon, vacation rental durango, hesperus vacation rental


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 864 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Bedroom Upstairs...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Bedroom Upstairs...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    In Living Room...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Futon...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Waterfront:

    River frontage, creek frontage. Catch and release fishing....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
Christmas-New Years
Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
Jan 6 - May 20
2 night min stay
May 21 - Jun 12
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 6.8%


Monthly Rentals beginning Jan. 5, 2015 1300.00 per month plus propane, electric and snow remo

A deposit of one night due at booking. Balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.

Cancellations made 30 or more days prior to arrival are charged a 20.00 processing fee. Cancellations made within 30 -14 days of arrival are charged a 50.00 fee. Cancellations 0-14 days of arrival date forfeit their deposit.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 10/06/2015
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Durango La Plata
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hilcrest Golf Course
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Kennebec Cafe
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hesperus Ski Area

Car: Recommended

Motorcycling through the Four Corners Region, Mesa Verde National Park, Durango & Silverton Narrow GaugeTrain, Golf in Durango, Hesperus Ski Area and La Plata Canyon


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  • River Frontage

    River Frontage

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom A

    Bedroom A

  • Back of Cabin From Trail to River

    Back of Cabin From Trail to River

  • River Frontage

    River Frontage

  • Sitting Area

    Sitting Area

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bedroom B

    Bedroom B

  • Creek Next to Cabin

    Creek Next to Cabin

  • Front of Cabin with Creek on Right

    Front of Cabin with Creek on Right

VRBO #297216

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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