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Last updated: 10/29/2014
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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.

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


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,…)
• 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 children under the age of 12
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, girlfriend getaway,
romantic getaway, working family ranch

Property Type

      • Studio

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Children 12 and older are welcome...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

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

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

              • Queen size Beds (1) NEW mattress with foam topper - dreamy, (1) •New double sleeper sofa with cotton sheets and foam topper ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • 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

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Linens Provided:

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

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

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

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    •a full kitchen (French press coffee maker, rice cooker, crock pot, toaster oven,…) ...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

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

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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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: 10/29/2014
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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

                  VRBO #335610

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 10/29/14
                  Owner
                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/29/2014
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                  (970) 385-7498

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