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Attn: Mtn & Road Bikers, Artists, Seniors:This is the Place

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Last updated: 07/17/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Hermosa studio description

A PLACE at JAMES RANCH is a one of a kind vacation rental nestled in the beautiful, north Animas River Valley among the spectacular views of the San Juan Mountains, overlooking the gorgeous pastures of the James Ranch.

This unique Place is furnished exquisitely with charming antiques, cozy furniture and an inviting fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped, and for an additional charge*, can be stocked with farm fresh, organic products largely produced on the James Ranch.

Centrally located, A Place at James Ranch is:

**Moments to the James Ranch Market and the Harvest Grill and Greens where you can get the freshest, local, organic food in the Southwest
• 15 min to the historic, charming downtown Durango
• 15 min to the slopes of Durango Mountain Resort
• 15 and half mins to the awesome Dgo Nordic Center
• 5 min to the wonderful, relaxing Trimble Hot Springs & Spa
• 5 min to the newly built PJ’s Gourmet Market/Bakery/Deli
• Moments from Honeyville, world famous honey store
• Surrounded by hiking trails, mtn bike trails, and ideal road bike routes
• 20 min to Fort Lewis College, featuring the Concert Hall and the Center for SW Studies

*$60 / one-time additional charge for pre-stocked organic eggs, cheese, butter, jam, fruit and bread (enough for at least two sittings for two people). For pre-stocking of meats and other James Ranch products, please request a price list.

Features and Amenities:

•625 sq ft.
•fast! wireless internet
•Direct TV and DVD player with small collection of classic DVDs
•a full kitchen (French press coffee maker, rice cooker, crock pot, toaster oven,…)
•refrigerator stocked with organic items from the James Ranch (optional, an additional fee, ask for price list)
•queen bed with foam topper/ feather comforter/ cotton sheets
•double sleeper sofa with cotton sheets
•thermostatically controlled fireplace
•custom tiled, walk-in shower with rain head and hand wand
•antiques & original photographs of ranch animals
•local, custom milled, wide-plank, pine flooring
•locally-milled aspen ceiling
•loads of natural light from the two expansive, picture windows
•bamboo and cotton towels
•organic cotton robes and slippers
•private patio with grill
•new washer/ dryer
•directions to all the local hiking trails, mountain bike trails, road bike routes and alpine and nordic ski info.
• covered patio for bikes, and skis

No smoking
No pets
Because the James Ranch is a working ranch there is no public access; guests will receive complete information about specific access on the ranch.

•Visit the James Ranch Market where you can shop for organic beef, pork, cheese, vegetables, eggs and fruit - all grown on the James Ranch, AND eat a delicious James Ranch hamburger, grilled cheese, or fresh salad at the Harvest Grill and Greens.







Keywords: views, cozy, one of a kind, antiques, studio,
romantic getaway, working family ranch

Property Type

      • Studio

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                We welcome babies, but toddlers and young children wouldn't have the space they would need ...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                no stairs, walk in, locker style, tiled shower...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Queen size Beds (1) NEW mattress with foam topper - dreamy, Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) •New double sleeper sofa with cotton sheets...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                •a full kitchen (French press coffee maker, rice cooker, crock pot, toaster oven,…) •refrigerator stocked with organic breakfast items from the James Ranch (optional) ...moreless

              • Catering Available:

                'self-catering' James Ranch organic products can be purchased and stocked in the freezer and refrigerator ...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                •queen bed with feather comforter and cotton sheets •bamboo and cotton towels •organic cotton robes and slippers ...moreless

              • Parking:

                Designated parking spot...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Books
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                lattice work, flower beds, climbing roses, window flower box...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Your view from the studio will be the pastures of the James Ranch in the gorgeous Animas River Valley and the iconic, granite carved Hermosa Cliffs...moreless

              • Rural

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Hiking
              • Snowmobiling
              • Kayaking
              • Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Roller Blading
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Tennis
              • Racquetball
              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Snowboarding
              • Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Rock Climbing
              • Medical Services
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Antiquing
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Hunting
              • Horseback Riding
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Shopping
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Sight Seeing
              • Rafting
               

              Reviews

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              Two night minimum
              Off peak (April, May, Oct, Nov): $115/night, $625/week
              Peak Months (Jan-Mar & Jun-Sept, Dec) $145/night, $750/week  
              Holidays and Holiday weekends: $170/night, $960/week
              Plus 6.8% sales tax, $85/one time cleaning fee
              Monthly Rates: $2,200 (not available for monthly rental July, Aug and Sept)
              $150 refundable damage deposit required at time of reservation
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Last updated: 07/17/2014
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              Location

              Go on a self-guided tour of the James Ranch, watch the cows being milked in the open air dairy barn, buy your organic, fresh food at the James Ranch Market, have lunch at the Harvest Grill and Greens and enjoy the spectacular views while dining, experience the complete ranch tour hosted by one of the members of the James Ranch.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1993

              About the owner: Your host, Julie , was raised on the James Ranch in Durango, CO, left the paradise of the Animas Valley for six years to travel and complete a degree at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. John, a native of SW Colorado and a geologist with a degree from Fort Lewis College came into her life soon after arriving back to Durango. They quickly realized The James Ranch and the wholesome community of Durango was the place for them to live and raise a family.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Unsurpassed view!

                Unsurpassed view!

              • Courtyard entrance

                Courtyard entrance

              • Enjoy quality meals while drinking in incredible views

                Enjoy quality meals while drinking in incredible views

              • Oh, what a comfy bed!

                Oh, what a comfy bed!

              • Rain head and hand wand, custom tiled, walk-in shower

                Rain head and hand wand, custom tiled, walk-in shower

              • This is the pasture view from A Place at James Ranch

                This is the pasture view from A Place at James Ranch

              • So much fun on the terraces of the James Ranch eating delicious, healthy food.

                So much fun on the terraces of the James Ranch eating delicious, healthy food.

              • Spring time apple blossoms decorate the entrance to the patio.

                Spring time apple blossoms decorate the entrance to the patio.

              • WELCOME!

                WELCOME!

              • Gorgeous table settings and quality kitchen ware

                Gorgeous table settings and quality kitchen ware

              • One of the charming antiques

                One of the charming antiques

              • New pull out couch makes into a double bed

                New pull out couch makes into a double bed

              • Lots of rainbows during the afternoon showers of summer

                Lots of rainbows during the afternoon showers of summer

              • Xena, our guard burro for the pasture roaming chicken flock

                Xena, our guard burro for the pasture roaming chicken flock

              • James Ranch Harvest Grill Burger - voted Best Burger! by Edible Magazine readers

                James Ranch Harvest Grill Burger - voted Best Burger! by Edible Magazine readers

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, January 08, 2014

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