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Location, Location... 24 Acres, Close to Downtown, Mtn, River

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Durango Mountain Chalet (up through private driveway)

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Last updated: 08/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

Experience Lightner Creek- Durango's best-kept secret
(the movie 'City Slickers' was filmed at the end of the road)

Our secluded moutain chalet's entrance is over a private bridge, which crosses the beautiful Lightner Creek and winds through cottonwood trees up to the house. The chalet itself abuts the mountainside & has its own private trail up to the famed 'Mushroom Rocks' plateau (where you can find 1000 yr old Anasazi Indian artwork along the ridge). Look out the expansive windows & high beam aspen ceilings of the home & you will be breathtaken by a few acres of diverse, magnificently landscaped terrain. Some of the features are a private, spring-fed pond stocked with monster rainbows, a couple private beaches & fireplace area on Lightner Creek, & meadows of aspen, cottonwood, pine & fruit trees. It is worth mentioning the fenced-in acreage make great ball fields, playground for kids & adults alike (in the winter, you can sled down the base of the mountain).

The property itself was built in 1997 with expansive windows & high beam ceilings. We have recently remodeled much of the home, including new hardwood floors, river rock fireplace hearth & entire build-out of 1st floor, which includes a large, carpeted kids' playroom. All of the furniture and linens in the home are brand new, which include a beautiful office area w/reclining lounge chair for reading.

I'm sure you already know about all that Durango has to offer & will just mention again that our 24 secluded acres are less than 4 miles from downtown & all the exceptional restaurants.

Back to our location- we are surrounded on three sides by Perin's Peak State Park, which means some of the best hiking/biking is right out the front door (pick up a guidebook & you will see Dry Fork Loop, Colorado Trail, Twin Buttes, Barnroof Point & Perin's Peak are all within walking distance of our home). If you really want the mountain 'Durango experience,' while being close to historic downtown, you have found the ideal place. It is very rare to find a secluded 24 acres, with functional flat acreage, creek, natural pond and a private mountainside, just 5 minutes to town. Even if you don't stay with us the first time in Durango, please drive by & I bet you will call us on your next vacation to Durango.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items

          Amenities

          • Wood Fireplace
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Linens Provided
          • Wood Stove
          • Heating
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Garage
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Video Games
          • Video Game Console
          • Satellite / Cable
          • CD Player
          • Video Library
          • Television
          • VCR
          • Stereo
          • Games
          • Books
          • Music Library
          • Toys

          Communications

          • Broadband Access
          • Free Long Distance
          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet
          • Internet

          Pool & Spa

              • Jetted Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Balcony

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Adventure

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Groceries
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Racquetball
                  • Hunting
                  • Rafting
                  • Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Museums
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Forests
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Ruins
                  • Hospital
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Rock Climbing
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay
                  $417

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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Cleaning $200
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Please email me at chris@cbinvestments.com for short rental agreement


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/24/2014
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                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Durango-La Plata Airport (DRO)

                  Car: Recommended

                   

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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Durango Mountain Chalet (up through private driveway)

                    Durango Mountain Chalet (up through private driveway)

                  • Kitchen & Upstairs Office Loft

                    Kitchen & Upstairs Office Loft

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Guest bedroom - bunk beds

                    Guest bedroom - bunk beds

                  • Artisan river rock fireplace hearth

                    Artisan river rock fireplace hearth

                  • NE section of yard (viewed off deck)- down to fish pond & Lightner Creek

                    NE section of yard (viewed off deck)- down to fish pond & Lightner Creek

                  • Monster Rainbows in our natural springwater pond

                    Monster Rainbows in our natural springwater pond

                  • Nighttime Scene by firepit next to Lightner Creek

                    Nighttime Scene by firepit next to Lightner Creek

                  • Private Driveway & Bridge over Lightner Creek (fish pond in foreground)

                    Private Driveway & Bridge over Lightner Creek (fish pond in foreground)

                  • Dining Table

                    Dining Table

                  • Guest Bedroom

                    Guest Bedroom

                  • New Bathroom (entire 1st floor: BR, bathroom & playroom just built out)

                    New Bathroom (entire 1st floor: BR, bathroom & playroom just built out)

                  • Frequent deer visitor off of west-side porch

                    Frequent deer visitor off of west-side porch

                  • NW section of yard (viewed off front deck)

                    NW section of yard (viewed off front deck)

                  • Mushroom Rocks (at the top of our private trail up the mountain)

                    Mushroom Rocks (at the top of our private trail up the mountain)

                  • Late Fall Colors in our expansive yard

                    Late Fall Colors in our expansive yard

                  VRBO #95675

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Monday, July 28, 2014

                  $417 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Location, Location... 24 Acres, Close to Downtown, Mtn, River

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                  4 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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