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Fantastic Views!/Near Electra Lake and Purgatory Ski Resort (Durango Mt Resort)

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The Cabin in Summer Splendor (Don't worry: Cabin is Easy to Get to!)

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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

There are only a handful of vacation rental properties in the Durango area that have the exquisite views and location that this cozy log cabin offers. But don't worry - it is easy to get to even in the winter!!

As you drive to The Primrose Mountain Cabin, the peace of the aspen and spruce forest envelopes you. Don't be surprised to see deer or elk on the way. When you step out of your car the jaw dropping views will entrance you.

No matter the season the Primrose Mountain Cabin is the pefect place for your Durango vacation. The pristine beauty of this area, just 20 minutes north of Durango and 12 minutes south of the Durango Mountain Ski and Summer Resort, just seems to take you to another peaceful world. Here you will appreciate an area that has not been over developed and retains its rugged mountain beauty and historic western charm.

The Primrose Mountain Cabin is an immaculate little piece of heaven with a large living and dining area off of which is the front deck and its breathtaking views. A perfect place for a barbecue or just to relax. A newly added sunroom provides a second area for family fun. (For example, it provides a second peaceful living area in case part of the family does not want to watch T.V. in living room.)

In the winter you can catch the twinkling of the sun off the snowscapes out your large floor to ceiling windows or snuggle by the fire. You are in someplace special - away from the highrises and the crowds. You really get a feel for being in the Colorado mountains.

The cabin sleeps 8 with a king bed in the loft bedroom. The second bedroom, with a queen bed, has its own sitting area, bathroom and deck (and of course the views). The third bedroom also offers a queen bed. There is also a double sofa bed in the main living room.

Watching the big game or a movie is a treat with the
42'HD T.V with Blue Ray in the living room. Each bedroom has its own T.V. so everyone gets to watch what they want!

There are cabins ...but what makes this cabin very special are the two private decks that overlook the incredible valley below and facing 11,000 ft 'Hermosa Cliffs'. (We call them cliffs, vistors call them mountains!) You are in the heart of the mountains but an easy 20 minute drive to downtown Durango. What location could be more perfect??

The easy hike to the beautiful Electra Lake makes this location even more perfect. You can enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, or dining on the lake in an historic sporting club built in 1929. Once you get to the lake, the views over the lake and mountains are breath taking! Haviland Lake is also a 5 minute drive. Wonderful fishing can be found here too. There are trails around and near the lake that will take you to some incredible scenery. Even our weather, with over 300 days of sunshine almost no humidty and powdery snow in winter is near perfect.

If the kids want to swim or you would like to work out there is a fitness center with indoor/outdoor heated swimming pool and day spa just 4 minutes away at The Tamarron Resort. Or enjoy Trimble Hot Springs or The Durango Recreation Center for more swimming options.


Just 12 minutes north is the Durango Mountain Resort (formerly Purgatory) where almost every winter sport and activity is available. In the summer it offers concerts, world class mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, jeeping, and more. Top rated golf courses are just minutes away.

Twenty minutes south is the Western historic town of Durango with shops, resturants, and home to the famous Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. You can enjoy white water rafting, rodeos, hot springs, and more. Mesa Verde, home of the ancient 'Cliff Dweller American Indians' is a short drive away. Since this cabin is at about 8400 feet it is often ten degrees cooler than downtown Durango and enjoys summer temperatures in the 70s and 80s and cool mountain night sleeping!

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Only preapproved dogs are accepted. There is a $100 pet fee....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    All rooms except for the bedrooms with the king bed are on the main level. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed: 1 double

    Quality double sofa bed in the living room...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Has its own sitting area, bathroom and adjoining deck....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (double) (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located on the main floor....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Attached the bedroom with the double bed....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 4 Satellite TV's, VCR/DVD Player

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There is a small but nice library of magazines and paperbacks....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Various games and puzzles are available. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    42' HDTV in living room with HD Blue Ray for media streaming. Each bedroom has its own T.V. There are flat screen TV's....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful views of mountains....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    In addition to the main dining table there is another table that will accommodate 8 guests...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    In addition to the woodstove there is electric baseboard heat in each room. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    wifi available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Cozy woodstove is in living room and there are beautiful views. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Wood is provided in winter. You will need to bring fire starters. ...moreless

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    There are two decks with awesome views!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
May 22 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$270
$1,701
Fall Season
Sep 7 - Oct 11, 2015
2 night min stay
$195
$1,229 $4,500
Fall Shoulder Season
Oct 12 - Nov 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$159
$1,002 $1,500
Value Ski Season
Nov 25 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$175
$1,103
Low Christmas Season
Dec 18 - Dec 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$399
$2,514
Hi Christmas
Dec 26 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
$415
$2,905
Regular Ski Season
Jan 3 - Mar 10, 2016
2 night min stay
$185
$1,166

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Hi Spring Break
Mar 11 - Mar 19, 2016
5 night min stay
$325
$2,275
Lo Spring Break
Mar 20 - Mar 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$275
$1,733
Late Spring Ski Season
Mar 27 - Apr 9, 2016
2 night min stay
$175
$1,103
Spring Shoulder Season
Apr 10 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$159
$1,002 $1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 6.8%

Notes:

Regular Ski Season rate is based on 2 people. Add $5/nt for each additional person per night

Rates subject to change until confirmed.

Rate are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

50% of rental fees are due up front and the remainder along with sales tax, cleaning fee and refundable security deposit are due 3 weeks prior to your arrival. (During holidays and Spring Break fees are due 4 weeks prior to your arrival.)


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Location

43 Miles
Nearest Airport
Durango LaPlata
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cuckoos
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Dalton Ranch
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy # 550
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cuckoos
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Durango Mt Resort (Purgatory)

Car: Necessary

Hike to Beauitful Electra Lake, Durango Mt Resort (Purgatory Ski ResortO is 6 miles a way, Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is

nearby. Downtown Durango is 20 minute beautiful drive.

 

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  • The Cabin in Summer Splendor  (Don't worry: Cabin is Easy to Get to!)

    The Cabin in Summer Splendor (Don't worry: Cabin is Easy to Get to!)

  • Dine outdoors while overlooking the valley and the Hermosa Cliffs.

    Dine outdoors while overlooking the valley and the Hermosa Cliffs.

  • Enjoy the Views off the Second Private Deck of Bedroom!

    Enjoy the Views off the Second Private Deck of Bedroom!

  • Living Room Enjoys Views and Wood Burning Stove with Glass Front

    Living Room Enjoys Views and Wood Burning Stove with Glass Front

  • Grab a book and relax in the cozy reading nook with amazing views!

    Grab a book and relax in the cozy reading nook with amazing views!

  • Efficient Kitchen for Preparing Family Meals!

    Efficient Kitchen for Preparing Family Meals!

  • The Sunroom Provides a Second Living Area for Family Fun/Relaxation.

    The Sunroom Provides a Second Living Area for Family Fun/Relaxation.

  • King  Bed in Second Cozy Bedroom

    King Bed in Second Cozy Bedroom

  • The Best of Colorado Skiing is 12 Minutes Away!

    The Best of Colorado Skiing is 12 Minutes Away!

  • Catch The Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad at Nearby Rockwood Station!

    Catch The Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad at Nearby Rockwood Station!

  • Kids Will Love Durango Mt Resort Only  6 Miles Away !!

    Kids Will Love Durango Mt Resort Only 6 Miles Away !!

  • Multiple Fishing Opportunities!

    Multiple Fishing Opportunities!

  • Incredible Autumn Views from Balcony

    Incredible Autumn Views from Balcony

  • The Views Are Amazing!

    The Views Are Amazing!

  • Enjoy fantastic views from the private deck off the downstairs bedroom.

    Enjoy fantastic views from the private deck off the downstairs bedroom.

  • Roomy Dining Area for 8.  Enjoys Beautiful Views!

    Roomy Dining Area for 8. Enjoys Beautiful Views!

  • Cozy up to a warm fire on a cool winter night with the wood-burning stove.

    Cozy up to a warm fire on a cool winter night with the wood-burning stove.

  • Dining/Living Area Provides Lots of Room for Family and Friends!

    Dining/Living Area Provides Lots of Room for Family and Friends!

  • Downstairs Bedroom with Attached Sitting Area and Bath Plus Private Deck

    Downstairs Bedroom with Attached Sitting Area and Bath Plus Private Deck

  • Third Bedroom Offers  New Quality Queen Bed

    Third Bedroom Offers New Quality Queen Bed

  • Beautiful Electra Lake is a Short Hike Away!

    Beautiful Electra Lake is a Short Hike Away!

  • Trimble Hot Springs Offers a Cooling Summer Day at the Pool and Spa.

    Trimble Hot Springs Offers a Cooling Summer Day at the Pool and Spa.

  • Durango Mtn Resort Offers Every Kind of Winter Fun and is Only 6 Miles Away!

    Durango Mtn Resort Offers Every Kind of Winter Fun and is Only 6 Miles Away!

  • Enjoy Dog Sledding at Durango Mt Resort!

    Enjoy Dog Sledding at Durango Mt Resort!

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  • Property type
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