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Romantic Cottage on Private Acreage 5 Min. to Downtown-Hot Tub, Incredible Views

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Hot tub, internet and privacy, yet 5 minutes down the county road to the bakery

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Last updated: 06/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This private, cozy cottage is nestled on a 19 acre parcel in the East Animas Valley, just a couple of miles north of the Durango city limits. You will enter the property through an electronic gate and continue on a 500 foot private road towards the Red Hermosa Cliffs. Beyond the cliffs is nothing but picturesque forest service land for hundreds of miles. On the property there is a private, covered tennis court for your personal use and high speed internet!

This secluded property, only 2 miles from Durango, is in a beautiful river valley abundant with tall Ponderosa Pines and enormous oaks. At 6500 feet in elevation there are great views of the La Plata Mountains with a perfect combination of warm winter days and cool summer nights. Plus you are only a 25 minute drive to the Durango Mountain Ski Resort.


This home is beautifully furnished with antiques and art. The main floor has vaulted ceilings and large windows to show off mother nature's beauty, and also contains a comfortable queen size sofa sleeper. The master bedroom and bath are on the first floor, and a second bedroom with private bath is on the second floor. The granite countertop kitchen is fully equipped for your cooking needs, or you can barbeque on the west covered porch with the gas grill.

After a long day exploring this wonderful area, relax in the luxurious Caldera Kauai hot tub and enjoy dinner on the large southern deck. Only 30 minutes away, visit the astonishing cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Well behaved kids are welcome!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outside the home, please pick up the butts....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved pets are welcome!...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    queen bed sofa sleeper...moreless

  • Queen bed sofa sleeper in living area

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Hi Speed Internet, 1 king, 1 double, 1 sleeper sofa. Hot Tub; Tennis Court; Seasonal Pond; Private Short Hikes on the property. Jogging/walking, biking on the country road. Deer, elk seen frequently on the property and nearby. Nice pasture to run the pets in. Dog run next to house. Gas Fireplace....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Satellite TV that provide separate programing for each TV...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    New central air conditioning...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access:

    High speed internet!...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace for that cozy feeling!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Well appointed kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) This house has a nice deck and a covered patio...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Private covered tennis court...moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
peak season
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$265
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$265

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $15 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6.8%

Notes:

$225-$265/night, $1350-$1545/week (6 nights)

THESE RATES ARE FOR 2 PEOPLE ONLY please inquire for the rates for additional people

Off season rates October 1-February 28

Peak season rates June-September

Please inquire for shoulder season rates March, April, May, October

Holiday weeks are higher, please inquire

$125 cleaning fee, $15/night/pet

Payment due 30 days before arrival. $350 deposit due when reservation is made.


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Last updated: 06/18/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Talk about the perfect location! Your backyard is the acclaimed Red Hermosa Cliffs where numerous Red Tail Hawk nests thrive. Your front yard is pasture land overlooking the Animas River where herds of elk can be seen on numerous days. On the quiet county road you will see many bicycle riders, runners, and walkers. Enjoy the private, covered tennis court and luxurious Caldera Kauai hot tub.

Take a hike behind the cottage and be rewarded with magnificent views of the city of Durango and the river valley. Don't forget to ride the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad!

This is truly the perfect location in Durango! You are close to everything while still in a private, cozy setting. The bakery is three minutes away; great restaurants within five to ten minutes; gamble at the Ute Mountain Casino 20 minutes away; the supermarket is six minutes away and the Durango Mountain Ski Resort is 25 minutes away. Don't forget to visit the spectacular cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde!

 

Manager info


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  • Hot tub, internet and privacy, yet 5 minutes down the county road to the bakery

    Hot tub, internet and privacy, yet 5 minutes down the county road to the bakery

  • Private covered tennis court in the pasture for your enjoyment

    Private covered tennis court in the pasture for your enjoyment

  • Private gated entry (keypad and remote)

    Private gated entry (keypad and remote)

  • Cottage in late summer

    Cottage in late summer

  • The property is on a beautiful country road

    The property is on a beautiful country road

  • Full service kitchen with granite countertops

    Full service kitchen with granite countertops

  • Sunny atrium doors facing south to the deck

    Sunny atrium doors facing south to the deck

  • Upstairs bathroom with shower

    Upstairs bathroom with shower

  • The Red Hermosa Cliffs in the backyard

    The Red Hermosa Cliffs in the backyard

  • Barn

    Barn

  • Comfy living room, high ceilings, gas fireplace

    Comfy living room, high ceilings, gas fireplace

  • Large master bedroom on first floor

    Large master bedroom on first floor

  • Hot tub under western porch

    Hot tub under western porch

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

  • Huge southern windows let in the winter sun

    Huge southern windows let in the winter sun

  • Full service kitchen with granite countertops

    Full service kitchen with granite countertops

  • West patio with hot tub

    West patio with hot tub

  • Master bathroom with granite countertops, soaking tub and shower

    Master bathroom with granite countertops, soaking tub and shower

  • Large living area with vaulted ceiling

    Large living area with vaulted ceiling

  • Vaulted ceiling above the atrium doors lets the winter sun in

    Vaulted ceiling above the atrium doors lets the winter sun in

  • Barn

    Barn

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Manager
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, limited spanish
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/18/2015
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