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LUXURIOUS PRIVATE HOME w/ 1 acre fenced yard & A/C

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,780 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

INCREDIBLE 3 Bedrooms + 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9) with one acre ponderosa fenced yard

Enjoy great snow in winter/wildlife & quiet summers in a PRIVATE HOME with a 0.80 acre FENCED YARD. Home offers RADIANT HEATED WOOD FLOORS; 2 A/C units upstairs (downstairs stays cool with fans), GAS FIREPLACE; TEMPURPEDIC KING MATTRESS, HEATED GARAGE; fans in all bedrooms, GALLERY-QUALITY ART, FULLY FENCED YARD, 4 separate COVERED/FURNISHED DECKS, ADJACENT VACANT LOTS, FULLY ACCESSORIZED & REMODELED GOURMET KITCHEN...... 5 min drive from Pagosa’s natural hot springs, golf course is within 150 yards, fishing, restaurants, a 25 min drive to Wolf Creek ski resort and lots of wildlife in the yard! THIS TWO STORY HOUSE has the MAIN AREA on the TOP FLOOR- NOT SUITABLE for those who experience PROBLEMS CLIMBING STAIRS: there are two separate staircases (outside and inside w/ over 23 steps each!). If you cannot climb stairs well, check out vrbo #4603858 (sleeps up to 8 and has only 3 steps to get into home).

Enjoy beautiful sunsets with views of the foothills and 60+ mature Ponderosas! This three bedroom two full bath (shampoo/cream rinse/body wash/lotion provided) home sleeps up to EIGHT ADULTS: Tempurpedic King in master, Queen in 2nd bedroom; Queen pull out leather sofa in living room and a full+twin bunk (100 lb max top bunk) in 3rd bedroom. We have a window A/C in master Bedroom plus a NEW 10,000 BTU portable unit that sits in the main living area (Kitchen/ Dining & Living Room). Home has stereo system, wireless fiber optic high-speed internet, 2 flat screen CABLE TVs, Blue Ray/Wii console+2 Wii remotes and a GAS GRILL/BBQ. Park out of the elements in the heated garage (2 additional cars can fit on the long driveway). The outside features vacant lots on both sides.

For those not familiar with the Rockies, visit a VISITOR web site about travel advisories between seasons etc Plan Accordingly since OWNERS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEATHER CONDITIONS/INEXPERIENCE WITH HIGH COUNTRY/MOUNTAIN HAZARDS/TRANSPORTATION ISSUES WHILE IN THE ROCKIES. Yard is uneven and rocky-it features a mountain-like terrain where deer/elk/bear/mountain lion/fox/skunk/fox love to visit.


LISTED RATES are for 2017 ONLY- no bookings accepted for 2018 via automated booking system


$150 housekeeping/1-2 people as listed

2 NIGHT STAYS: WE WILL Add $50 to quoted rate

PETS: additional 100/one pet; $150/2 pets (crating required if pet(s) are left alone in home)


CANCELLATIONS: 100% REFUND IF INFORMED IN WRITING 60 DAYS PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY (minus $50 for credit card processing fees etc)-MEDICAL/BEREAVEMENT EMERGENCIES-contact owner directly for possibility of rescheduling (if less than 60 day notice)

Non-smoking premises

Until confirmed/booked, rates are subject to change without notice.

Keywords: Beautiful private home with scenic/fenced 0.5 acre Ponderosa grove yard

More Details

Jim White
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Jim White

Jim, a Santa Fe, NM native hiked the Weminuche wilderness as a kid. His spouse fell in love with Pagosa upon the first visit decades ago. Paradise in the Pines is our dream-get-away from the hustle/bustle of city life: where our kids watch Humming-birds/deer/fox/coyottes and the occasional bear. It's where they do great fishing (20+ fish at one sitting!?) not far from the house. In essence, a place where wonderful memories are made to last a lifetime..............

Jim White purchased this house in 2008

Why Jim White chose Southwest

We love the outdoors and Pagosa Springs has incredible year-round adventure opportunities. Peace and quiet are interrupted by the wind chimes hanging off the Ponderosas. Humming birds/deer/fox visit often (we provide a salt-lick by the rock garden) and the solitude/fence make it their own. Our kids find fossilized rocks on the many boulders in the yard!

What makes this house unique

Plentiful powder and "first to open Colorado ski resort" at Wolf Creek, feisty trout in the spring-fall, hiking among one of the largest US Wilderness, some of Colorado's most beautiful fall colors, water falls and mountain scenery. Year-round soaking in Pagosa Hot Springs with full spa options for complete relaxation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for allowing my family the use of your home. It was convenient to everything and the kitchen was great to cook in. Spring break in Pagosa is always a treat. The welcome treats were put to good use. Thanks again and God willing, we will return again.

The B's

Southlake, TX
Mar 2010
  • 1 of 12


Pagosa Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1780 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • If guests/pets damage home, person making the reservation agrees the expense shall be deducted from the credit card used to reserve home.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , double sink, cathedral ceiling, tiled jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • tiled jetted tub/2 sinks/cathedral ceiling in Master bath, bathtub/shower in downstairs bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Delluxe Queen mattress (very comfortable)
    living-room couch - 1 queen , pull out (leather) Queen sleeper couch (bed'ng:mster bedr'm
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New King Tempurpedic mattress/ window A/C during summer
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , BUNK BED: twin (100 lb max) + full
  • King size bed (1) New Tempurpedic King size mattress, Queen size Bed (1) New Deluxe Queen by Simmon, Bunk Beds (1) Twin (100 lb max weight capacity)+ double on bottom in third bedroom
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
With the adjacent vacant lot, the entire property is fenced in for added privacy . Since this home is equipped with an expensive radiant heating system for the winter, central air is not an option, however we provide A/C in master bedroom and a portable swamp cooler (located in master bedroom closet: just fill w/ water and turn on) to cool down the upstairs (there are ceiling fans in most rooms). The home cools down quickly via cross ventilation/A/C + swamp cooler during the hottest days of July.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(106 traveler reviews)

LUXURIOUS PRIVATE HOME w/ 1 acre fenced yard & A/C
average rating of 4.8490567 based on 118 reviews

Amazing home, full of hospitality!

  • 5 of 5

We were so excited to be back in Pagosa Springs! This house provided the best "base camp" we ever had for a vacation! The teens were downstairs with the two bedrooms (queen and double bunk) and their own bathroom and a door to the fenced-in yard(look close at the pic- it has chicken wire-the dog stays in!). This lower landing has the washer/dryer and a door to the garage (Jim has set up a place for ski equipment/hiking boots etc). Upstairs is beautiful. The master is just off the kitchen area. The spa tub was heaven after hiking Four-mile Falls and white water rafting on the West Fork River. The stairs are many, but they kept us moving. The hot springs(beware-towels(yours-Walmart?or rent at spa-not Jim's) and swim suit will sulfur stink), great restaurants and stores, mini-golf, hiking trails, etc all close by. We drove to snow in June at the Continental Divide! And when we got up there, found more crazy Texans. We were moving big logs so we might have been the first group of the season to get that high, which was not quite all the way to the look-out. Hot- Air balloon, stars, and wildlife observed just enjoying the decks at Pagosa in the Pines.

Mr. White has notes all around allowing us to try our best take good care of everything, as the place has our hearts. Thanks for hosting our family on a perfect vacation in our happy place. The Richardsons

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Misty/familt! We enjoy feedback from our guests and when they share our love for this home-it's PRICELESS!! Can't wait to host you again in the future. Jim
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Nice house with plenty of room but no AC in master bedroom.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the property and it had everything needed including a gas grill. The only down side was the fact that there was no air conditioner despite what is listed in the accommodation section of the listing. Staying during the summer months might be tough to do again without the AC, the master reached 84 degrees the last night we were there. Other than that it was a nice stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello David, our apologies: Beginning of May we were informed that the A/C install was scheduled, however, we only found out that it was still sitting on the table in the garage when the guests who arrived the day you left, phoned us to inform the house could not be cooled. A second, new portable A/C unit has been purchased/installed. Our contractor has been advised that the A/C needs to be installed by May 31-no exceptions. We totally agree that A/C is necessary with the heat waves hitting CO, as early as mid June. Our apologies for the inconvenience since we strive to provide an exceptional experience at Paradise in the Pines. Regards Jim W
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Beautiful, comfortable home.

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect and left us wanting for nothing! Loved watching the deer everyday as they hopped the fence into the backyard. Such a peaceful setting. The location is convenient to town and also to a day trip to Durango or Ouray! Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful you had a great stay, please come again!
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Prineville, Oregon

Spring travel

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful visit to Pagosa Springs. Pagosa in the Pines was a great place for us to land on our recent visit. It's in a good location to enjoy all the great things that Pagosa has to offer. We had everything that we needed for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, glad you enjoyed our efforts!
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Great Value and Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a week and other than a few sore knees (both people and dogs) from all of the stairs, we found the home clean, well stocked and very comfortable. Our pups enjoyed the fenced back yard as much as we did. The daily visits from the deer and even a fox that made an appearance on our first day reminded us why we love coming to Pagosa Springs. Great location with easy access to all of the play spots in the Pagosa Springs area. We will definitely be back! Thanks for a GREAT stay!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Meredith, glad you enjoyed your stay, do come again!
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master circle

  • 4 of 5

We love the radiant floors, we never turned the heat on. We most appreciated the king bed (memory foam), never slept so sound in all our lives. The back yard is one in a million. Harley, our German Shepherd just had a great time back there. It's too bad that this house was so close to the 3 different streets...made it extremely noisy. It was not private enough with the houses right in your back yard. Needs an upstairs deck in the back with the BQ pit for more privacy for the 3rd floor and entertainment area. It would have been perfect if there was more decking upstairs. You are correct! This house really had the stairs...with the high altitude made them more difficult!! But we did enjoy the warm and beautiful home.

Thanks Alan and Lorraine

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: OWNERS' CORRECTIONS: Home has TWO covered decks on the top floor (front of home w/ 5 chairs+2 tables and back of home, just off kitchen w/ a gas BBQ/3 chairs +table)-it also has 2 additional covered/furnished decks on the bottom floor for guests to enjoy. All four covered decks are private/furnished and home is surrounded on both sides by vacant lots (4 lots on one side). Home sits on 3 separate lots to ensure guest privacy. House has but TWO floors with two separate staircases (~24 steps internal and external). Master bedroom has a 6K TEMPURPEDIC king bed-not the cheaper memory foam reported by guest. Home sits on 0.8 acre fenced yard and is quiet/private, every time we've been lucky enough to visit and see the many daily wild visitors, year-round. We caution clearly (see description) that home has two stairways to access the second (living) floor and is NOT appropriate for those who cannot navigate stairs with ease.
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Nearest Airport
210 Miles
Denver International (4.5 hrs), Albuquerque 3.5 hr
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
2 brewing companies nearby
Nearest Golf
0.01 Miles
2 minute walk
Nearest Motorway
1.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
4 minute drive
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Wolf Creek Ski Area

5 minute drive to famous hot springs resort. Also nearby: 22 min to Wolf Creek ski Resort, 5 min to Colorado's largest wilderness area (the Weminuche),Chimney rock formation, Mesa Verde Anasazi Nat'l Monument, Town of Taos (2 hrs away), Town of Santa Fe (3 hrs away)and Navajo Dam.


Rates & Availability

Pagosa Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 15 2017 - Jun 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $3 per night, per additional guest
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest
Sep 25 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $3 per night, per additional guest
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $3 per night, per additional guest
Early ski
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $3 per night, per additional guest
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 14 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $3 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

housekeeping $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.8%

HOME/YARD IS NOT SUITABLE FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT NAVIGATE STAIRS/ROCKY TERRAIN EASILY. If you use a credit card to pay, there will be a charge deducted for handling the deposit: the fee will be deducted at time of refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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