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Large, Newly Completed Family Home on Ten Acres in Beautiful Animas Valley

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Rustic exterior, luxurious Southwest interiors, spectacular 360 degree views

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Last updated: 12/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

Animas Vista Lodge is located on County Road 250 in the Animas Valley about eight miles north of Durango, Colorado. The 4,500 sq. ft. house has six bedrooms and four baths, spectacular 360-degree panoramic views and lots of living space for both family activities and privacy. The warm, Southwestern interior has beautiful, quality furnishings and sleeps 18 comfortably. The home and property are tobacco free and pet free. Take in the sunset and the mountains as you lounge and dine on our expansive, 30 x 26 covered outdoor living porch with wood-burning fire place, propane gas grill and 14-foot custom dining table. Relax and play in our second floor 30 x 30 game room with 14-foot vaulted ceiling, nine-foot pool table, Foosball, large Sony flat-screen HDTV with 6-speaker surround sound and built-in wet bar with computer desk. The expansive main level great room/ dining/ kitchen takes in vaulted views of both the Animas Valley in one direction and the brilliant red Missionary Ridge behind the house in the opposite direction.


Outdoors: Take in the sunset and the mountains as you lounge, cook and dine on our expansive, 30 x 26 covered outdoor living porch with wood-burning fire place, propane gas grill and 14-foot custom dining table. On the opposite side of the house off the kitchen, a roomy back deck and play area take advantage of red cliff views. Our ten acres of open land allow plenty of room to roam, and CR 250 is the most popular biking byway through the valley. You are within 2-3 miles of the Bar D Chuckwagon and Western Stage Show; Dalton Ranch Golf Club and restaurant; an upscale shopping area and Trimble Hot Springs Spa. You are only ten minutes from the city of Durango to the south and all it has to offer; and about twenty minutes from Purgatory ski area and Durango Mountain Resort to the north.

First Floor: A large, airy great room (living/dining/kitchen) fills the entire center of the main level, with timber frame ceilings and striking views to the south (red cliffs) and north (Animas River, upper valley, Engineer Peak and more). The great room sitting area includes a comfortable queen sleeper sofa, gas log fireplace and flat-screen HDTV. The spacious, well-equipped kitchen is convenient to the front living porch and the back deck. Two king master bedroom suites (one with gas log fireplace) flank either end of the main level, each with HDTV, private decks and gorgeous views. Two queen bedrooms and a shared bath complete the first floor, along with an attached two-car garage.

Second Floor: Relax and play in our 30 x 30 game room with 14-foot vaulted tongue-in groove ceiling, pool table, Foosball, large Sony flat-screen HDTV with 6-speaker surround sound and built-in wet bar with computer desk. Large windows on three sides frame wide-open outdoor scenes, in particular, the stunning red cliffs. The media area includes plush curved sofa, two barrel swivel chairs, Blu-Ray DVD player and I-Pad docking station. A separate queen sleeper sofa completes the furnishings.

A third king bedroom and connecting bath is situated off the game room. The combination bunk room and exercise room has a twin-over-full bunk bed and futon. A Vision Fitness treadmill and elliptical machine flank two vaulted windows with a spectacular vista of the upper Animas Valley, Engineer Mountain and the peaks beyond. Four can sleep comfortably in the bunk room, which has a wall-mounted HDTV and hallway access to the bath located on this level. An additional stacked laundry set is nearby.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 13-18

              • Living Area: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen sleeper sofa...moreless

              • Game Room: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen sleeper sofa...moreless

              • Master Suite No. One: 1 king

                Main level, private deck, Fire Place...moreless

              • Master Suite No. Two: 1 king

                Main level, private deck...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 king

                Second level, connecting bath with shower...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

                Main level, connecting bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

                Main level, shares full bath across hall with Bedroom 4...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Second floor bedroom with twin over full bunk plus futon...moreless

              • New, quality mattresses throughout. Bed and bath linens furnished.

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Master Bath No. One: toilet, shower

                Double lavatories...moreless

              • Master Bath No. Two: toilet, shower

                Double lavatories...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Hall/ connecting...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

                Hall/ connecting...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Other Amenities: Quality Vision Fitness elliptical trainer and treadmill. Five Sony flat-screen HDTVs. Ceiling fans. Tile baths. Nine-foot regulation pool table, Foosball, 60' TV and wet bar in game room. New icemaker fridge in garage. Bar fridge, bar sink and microwave in game room....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player:

                    Three...moreless

                  • Foosball
                  • Game Room:

                    30 x 30 feet; regulation pool table, Foosball, two couches, 3-directional views...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Board games, puzzles, cards...moreless

                  • Pool Table
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    Five flat screen HDTVs; large TV in game room has surround sound...moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Mountain View:

                    Breathtaking views of Engineer Peak and other summits to the north; Missionary Ridge to the near south; Hermosa cliffs to the west, with sunset view!...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Animas River runs through the valley below the house....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Paragliding
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Game table in great room adds dining seats for 4....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 11 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Zoned heating and cooling...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Alarm System
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Washer/dryer on each level...moreless

                  • Ducted Cooling
                  • Ducted Heating
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Treadmill and elliptical trainer...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    One side of two-car garage open to guests...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    Gas log fireplace in great room and one master bedroom No. 1...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Main level: in-floor copper radiant heat; Two-story addition: zoned forced air heat...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Generous seating plus game table, gas log fireplace, vaulted windows from front and back....moreless

                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    One side of garage, large parking apron by garage, extra parking by front entrance...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Split-System Air Conditioning
                  • Split-System Heating
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Washer/dryer on each level...moreless

                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Wood burning fireplace on covered outdoor living porch...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Two drip coffee makers...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Granite countertops, quality appliances, well equipped for the gourmet cook...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    (2) One in kitchen, one in game room...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Double ovens...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    (3) French door icemaker fridge in kitchen; separate new icemaker fridge in garage; new bar fridge in game room...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    stainless steel gas with double ovens...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (2) Large covered outdoor living porch off the front entry and large deck off the kitchen/dining area...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Dalton Golf Club nearby....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Spacious sodded grass lawn around house and acres of natural property to roam...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    One LPG grill and one charcoal grill...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter
                          Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $690
                          $4,585
                          Spring
                          Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $440
                          $2,926
                          Summer2015
                          May 1 - Sep 7, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $740
                          $4,950

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Cleaning $175 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 6.8%

                          Notes:

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Refer to seasonal nightly and weekly rates.

                          We do not accommodate weddings or special events.

                          A week equals seven (7) nights. Reservations that include major holiday are $740/ night; $4,950 per week: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day.

                          A 50% deposit and completed rental agreement required to complete a reservation. Rental and cleaning fees subject to applicable sales taxes. Damage deposit refunded within 5 business days of departure.


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                          Last updated: 12/08/2014
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                          Location

                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          La Plata Regional Airport
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Dalton Ranch Country Club
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          County Road 250 and Trimble Crossing
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Durango north
                          18 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Purgatory Ski Resort

                          Car: Recommended

                          Our ten acres of open land allow plenty of room to roam, and CR 250 is the most popular biking byway through the valley. You are within 2-3 miles of the Bar D Chuckwagon and Western Stage Show; Dalton Ranch Golf Club and restaurant; an upscale shopping area and Trimble Hot Springs Spa. You are only ten minutes from the city of Durango to the south and all it has to offer; and about twenty minutes from Purgatory ski area and Durango Mountain Resort to the north.You're just minutes away from all that the Durango area has to offer. Outdoor diversions abound: hiking, rafting, biking, terrain parks, golf, horseback riding and the ever-popular Silverton Railroad. Purgatory and Durango Mountain, just twenty miles to the north, provide a variety of winter snow sports and fun. The charming town of Durango , ten minutes to the south, is full of interests for everyone, with a large variety of shops, galleries, quality restaurants, brew pubs and much more.

                          Other Activities: kayaking, snowboarding, wildlife viewing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, rock climbing, shopping, horseshoes

                          Golf: Dalton Ranch Golf Club is about two miles away.

                          Ski: Durango Mountain and Purgatory Ski Resort are 18 miles north.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2010


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                          • Rustic exterior, luxurious Southwest interiors, spectacular 360 degree views

                            Rustic exterior, luxurious Southwest interiors, spectacular 360 degree views

                          • North Valley Views from Animas Vista Lodge

                            North Valley Views from Animas Vista Lodge

                          • Living Porch at night

                            Living Porch at night

                          • Rear deck off kitchen with two grills: one propane, one charcoal

                            Rear deck off kitchen with two grills: one propane, one charcoal

                          • Dining Area

                            Dining Area

                          • Main living area

                            Main living area

                          • Game/ Media Room

                            Game/ Media Room

                          • King Master Suite No. Two

                            King Master Suite No. Two

                          • Master Bath

                            Master Bath

                          • Hall bath

                            Hall bath

                          • Bunk room/ exercise room

                            Bunk room/ exercise room

                          • Private entrance to Animas Vista Lodge

                            Private entrance to Animas Vista Lodge

                          • Living Porch, looking north

                            Living Porch, looking north

                          • Side view

                            Side view

                          • Gourmet kitchen has gas range with two ovens.

                            Gourmet kitchen has gas range with two ovens.

                          • Main living area

                            Main living area

                          • Game/ Media Room

                            Game/ Media Room

                          • King Master Suite No. One

                            King Master Suite No. One

                          • Third King Bedroom with Connecting Bath

                            Third King Bedroom with Connecting Bath

                          • One of two queen bedrooms

                            One of two queen bedrooms

                          • Bunk room/ exercise room

                            Bunk room/ exercise room

                          • Red cliffs directly behind the Lodge

                            Red cliffs directly behind the Lodge

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                          $440 - $740 per night (USD)
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                          6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 18

                          View calendar: Updated 12/08/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/08/2014
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