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Historic Riverside Cabin-River Frontage

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Hesperus cabin 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. 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 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.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin

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

          Other Amenities

              • Outdoor fire pit by the river


              • 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

                  • Waterfront:

                    River frontage, creek frontage...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • 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:

                    Wireless Internet...moreless

                  • 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

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


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                  from 3 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  Christmas-New Years
                  Dec 20 - Jan 5
                  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:

                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $69
                  • 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: 12/19/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  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


                  Owner info

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • River Frontage

                    River Frontage

                  • Back of Cabin From Trail to River

                    Back of Cabin From Trail to River

                  • River Frontage

                    River Frontage

                  • Front of Cabin with Creek on Right

                    Front of Cabin with Creek on Right

                  • Sitting Area

                    Sitting Area

                  • Kitchen


                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Creek Next to Cabin

                    Creek Next to Cabin

                  • Bedroom A

                    Bedroom A

                  • Bedroom B

                    Bedroom B

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  VRBO #297216

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                  $200 - $280 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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