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The Bunker at Battle Rock

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Castle Rock, trailhead, Sand Canyon Trail, Canyons of the Ancients Nat'l Mon.

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Last updated: 11/23/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Stunning views—grand but intimate—with miles of hiking/biking/riding trails.

Out the back gate, you step into 165,000 acres within Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Temperate high desert climate, vineyards, orchards and irrigated farmland set among red rock hoodoos in McElmo Canyon. Close to SE Utah (12 miles), Four Corners Monument (55 miles), Cortez (15 miles), Durango (60 miles), Telluride (90 miles), with striking expanses of Ute Mountain Ute and Navajo Nation reservation lands nearby. Heart of the Four Corners area -peaceful, challenging, and waiting for you.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    The Bunker has one bedroom....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Can accommodate horses ($20/night no feed, $30/night feed supplied), negotiable Dogs: carefully considered, negotiable, $25/night....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Roomy and comfortable, tub/shower.

Other Amenities

  • We can help you develop itineraries for spectacular day trips throughout the Four Corners. Discover those special places that only locals know about, and make them your own memories....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Wide variety, many Southwestern fiction and non-fiction....moreless

  • CD Player

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Canyons of the Ancients National Monument has the highest concentration of Ancestral Puebloan sites in the lower 48 United States. Through out back gate, you can hike, bike or ride freely....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Sleeping Ute Mountain, sacred to the Ute Mountain Indian Tribe, dominates our southern viewscape: at 10,000 feet, it is inspiring and completely untouched....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

Kitchen

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Trails out back gate, in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Jan 7 - Apr 1
2 night min stay
$100 $100
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$625
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $150
Fri, Sat, Sun
$750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 4.8%

Notes:

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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cortez, Colorado
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cortez, CO
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US Highway 160
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cortez
90 Miles
Nearest Ski
Telluride

Car: Necessary

We are close to Bluff, UT which has many events, ancients sites, a wonderful museum and trading post, restaurants, rafting and fabulous geography.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Born in NYC, I grew up in Cleveland and heard family stories about the West from childhood. Indian baskets and pots, photos, tall tales about Western adventures filled our house. When it came time for college, I chose Prescott College, a mile high in the Pinyon Juniper country of Western Arizona. The Four Corners got me in its grip, and never let me go.

Why the Owner Chose Cortez:
McElmo Canyon has been a special place since the days of Butch Cassidy's gang, who wintered in a local cave and rode up to Dolores for their favorite home cooking (Mrs. Hall's cafe). The canyon's micro-climate supports orchards, truck gardens and grapes, with intriguing side canyons, hoodoos, and monoliths like Battle Rock, dominant and majestic. To our back is Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, we look south at Sleeping Ute Mountain, Battle Rock, Sutcliffe Vineyards, Mesa Verde National Park to the east - and red rock and native Fremont cottonwoods everywhere.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
No need to get back in the car: hike, bike, ride your horse on sandstone trails throughout Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, out our back gate. A grand but intimate view - splendid, protected and private. Relax in the quiet sunny Bunker with flagstone patio, full amenities, a step away from an ancient and sacred place.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Castle Rock, trailhead, Sand Canyon Trail, Canyons of the Ancients Nat'l Mon.

    Castle Rock, trailhead, Sand Canyon Trail, Canyons of the Ancients Nat'l Mon.

  • Bunker kitchen and dining.

    Bunker kitchen and dining.

  • Bedroom, twin style.

    Bedroom, twin style.

  • Office area.

    Office area.

  • Winter in McElmo, still cozy in the Bunker.

    Winter in McElmo, still cozy in the Bunker.

  • Bunker at Battle Rock (lower level), with flagstone patio, southern exposure.

    Bunker at Battle Rock (lower level), with flagstone patio, southern exposure.

  • Living area.

    Living area.

  • Roomy bathroom.

    Roomy bathroom.

  • Sleeping Ute Mountain, Ute Mountain Reservation, looking south from Bunker.

    Sleeping Ute Mountain, Ute Mountain Reservation, looking south from Bunker.

  • A find in the Monument.

    A find in the Monument.

  • Battle Rock at center, farmland & vineyards surround it, Bunker off to right

    Battle Rock at center, farmland & vineyards surround it, Bunker off to right

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 11/23/2014
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