Private 8 Acre Riverfront Retreat Only 5 Minutes to Downtown Durango!(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
** NEW MEMORIAL DAY & 4TH OF JULY SPECIAL! ** 2 Bedrooms + 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)
BOOK NOW! - These special rates won't last long!
House on 8 private acres of Riverfront, just 5 minutes to Downtown Durango, 25 Minutes to Ski Area, 20 minutes to airport or land your own plane a mile away!
CHECK OUT VIDEOS OF RIO ANGELS RETREAT UNDER THE "AMENITIES" SECTION BELOW! Please contact us for availability as the online calendar limits bookings to one home (with 2 homes available, we are usually able to accommodate you).
Welcome to Rio Angels private estate! Relax to the roar of the beautiful Animas River right off the many decks of this fabulous 2 bedroom, 2 bath house. Soaring ceilings and expansive 2-story windows face the river where you’ll enjoy 1600 feet of your own private fishing, rafting or swimming paradise. This extraordinary riverfront property is located just 3 miles from downtown Durango, yet you will feel like you’re truly on a country vacation, surrounded by huge trees, abundant wildlife, and spectacular mountains.
Fish from your own private nature trail alongside the river with its white sandy beaches and huge boulders. Share a meal with loved ones at the riverside picnic area. Relax in the hammock, play horseshoes, or drive golf balls on the lawn during the day...enjoy the warmth of the fire from the outdoor fire pit overlooking the river, and marvel at the starry night beneath the magnificent firs and cottonwoods.
This fabulous house sleeps 4 - 6, with two master bedrooms, one down and one upstairs. Each bedroom sleeps two in grand comfort and features a seating area, its own full bath, and opens on to a furnished deck from where you can enjoy the river breezes and cool mountain air.
There is also a sleeper sofa in the large 2-story living area to accommodate up to 6 guests. The fully furnished kitchen and dining area open to the wooded back yard and also look out onto the beautiful river. There is a laundry room with washer and dryer, big screen TV with satellite, and hi speed wireless internet.
This open, high-ceilinged aerie has been recently remodeled for the perfect vacation hideaway. We promise you will want to come back again and again to enjoy the charms of living on the river in the woods while being so close to shopping, skiing and hiking the beautiful Durango area.
This great property is available year round, so plan now to host your own winter hunting group or that guys’ fishing vacation!
A charming 3 bedroom 3 bath home on the property is also available for rent and sleeps 6 - 8. It features the same luxurious standards, and all the extras like a riverside seating area, outdoor firepit, wood burning stove and much more. It stands just far enough away for privacy, yet the two houses together are perfect for two families or groups sharing a vacation.
With its beautiful acreage on the Animas River and two luxurious houses, this private estate is also perfect for weddings, retreats, corporate gatherings, family reunions, etc. Catering and event planning is available locally to fit all your needs.
Member since: 2008
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Considered:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Prime riverfront property with riverside trail for walking or fly fishing. Great fishing, rafting, hiking on the property, accessible only by guests. Access to various golf courses, rec center with climbing wall and pools, Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory) is only 25 minutes away. Private airpark with hanger space is only 5 minutes away....moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Only a five minute drive to the heart of downtown Durango, Rio Angels is close to all the great restaurants, shops and tourist attractions such as the train, national parks, Mesa Verde and ski resorts...moreless
Enjoy breathtaking views of Durango's gorgeous Purple Cliffs and La Plata Mts. explore countless hike and bike trails, National Forests, fishing, skiing, hunting, & adventure opportunities in the area...moreless
Our riverside nature trail provides numerous great spots for fishing, wading, exploring and playing on the two sandy beaches along the Animas River. Or hike/bike the paved Animas River Trail into town...moreless
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautiful Animas River flowing through the front yard. Rio Angels guests will enjoy private access to the river and 2 beaches perfect for fishing, swimming & tubing....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
Fitness Room / Equipment:
We offer complimentary day passes to Durango Recreation Center with pools, hot tub, gym, workout room, climbing wall, splash pad & much more - and FREE childcare for guests using the facilities!...moreless
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
Complimentary day passes to Durango Recreation Center with pools, hot tub, gym, workout room, climbing wall, splash pad, water slide & much more - and FREE childcare for guests using the faciliti ...moreless
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter II Special
Jan 4 - Mar 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Spring Break Special
Mar 2 - Mar 30, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $350
- Cleaning Fee $150
- Pet Fee $150
- Tax Rate 6.8%
*** NEW SPECIAL HOLIDAY RATE FOR THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS - $285/night!
* Prices based on 4 person occupancy. Additional guests (2 maximum) - $25 per person per night.
10% Discount for stays of 7 nights or more.
20% Discount for 30 - 60 days.
25% Discount for 60 days or more.
Refundable security deposit required to reserve rental dates.
50% of rental fees due 60 days before arrival.
Remaining 50% of rental fees due 14 days before arrival.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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We offer complimentary day passes for our guests to the fabulous Durango Recreation Center with climbing wall, hot tub, leisure pool, splash pad, gym, workout room & much more - AND drop off child care is offered for guests while they enjoy the facilities!
Ask for recommendations on guided fishing and rafting trips, horseback riding, bungee trampoline course and tree-top ropes course available, glider rides, hot air balloon rides, much more! The Animas Airpark is located within minutes of the property, and has hangar space and jet fuel for those wanting to arrive by private plane.
Rio Angels Estate is located just 5 minutes from downtown Durango, and has two luxurious houses available on its extensive river front property. Three ski resorts are located close by, making Rio Angels the perfect base for winter sports. Purgatory (Durango Mountain Resort) is 30 minutes, Wolf Creek is an hour away, and Hesperus (Lighted night skiing) is less than 20 minutes by car!
Durango is well known for its myriad year-round activities...including great snow skiing, fishing, cycling, hunting, golf...all in a climate which boasts 325 days of sunshine per year! Durango also has a lively cultural scene, numerous five-star restaurants and wonderful boutique shopping.
Golf: Dalton Ranch
Ski: Incredible skiing within short driving distances are a major attraction for guests of Rio Angels Estate.
Please contact us for details on the following:
Purgatory (Durango Family Resort) 25 minutes away by car;
Wolf Creek - 60 minutes by car;
Hesperus Ski Area (lighted night skiing) 15 minutes by car;
Telluride - 2 hours by car
Chapman Hill (fun sledding for the kids) - 5 minutes by car
Catch trophy fish right outside your front door!
The Rio 'bunny slope' - we're open year round and close to the real slopes!
Hike the nature trail at river's edge - you'll find treasures large & small.
View long mountain vistas from the spacious upper deck
The dining tableopens to reveal a game table for the whole family-games included
Downstairs Master bedroom has connected bath & opens onto the spacious deck
Two full baths and a separate well-equipped laundry room complement the house
Practice your swing on our estate before hitting the links!
Cook dinner over our fantastic fire-pit, or just relax by the light of the moon!
It's the perfect site for weddings, reunions and events; daily rates available
You'll find endless cozy spots, both sunny and shady on the estate
The two-story living room is open and airy with glass all around
Ariel's fully furnished kitchen with gas range, microwave and mountain views!
The upper master opens to a huge deck overlooking both river and mountains
The living room is cozy and comfy with lots of napping & reading space
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Monday, January 16, 2017
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