La Plata Mountains Cabin - Nestled in the Pines - Mesa Verde(31 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Log Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 bath (Sleeps 4) + can set up bedding for 2 additional
ENJOY THE CHARM THAT ONLY A LOG CABIN CAN GIVE in this cozy quiet 2-bedroom vacation rental. Perfect for a romantic secluded getaway or you can bring the whole family. The children will love finding the board games and puzzles. When they tire of being indoors they have 3 acres of forest to play and wander on where they can let their imaginations fly.
Get a refreshing night's sleep in the new comfortable queen bed. Also find two twin beds in the 2nd bedroom .
Check out my listing on my bunkhouse cabin (#844811) or both cabins combined (#1019275) for larger parties. You can also scroll down and click on the link to "All My Rental Listings" .
COMFORT AND AMBIANCE - you can feel the warmth of the wood burning stove and see the beauty of the dancing flames through the glass window. Due to the new clearstory windows located at the top of the exposed beam ceiling natural sunlight fills each room with daytime brightness and sparkle. The shade of the pine trees always keeps the temperature in the cabin perfect.
BEAUTY AND CLEANLINESS - Find everything you need in the full kitchen to prepare your favorite meals. Dine on the pine kitchen table or out on the shaded porch. The bathroom has recently been remodeled, new entry addition and the owner has refinished most of the woodwork throughout the cabin and added many unique handcrafted touches. For your convenience find a washer and dryer. Linens are provided. Watch the new flat screen television, enjoy movies or listen to music with the cabin's new digital surround-sound system.
This cabin is comfortable, very clean, full of natural light from the many windows, has simple tasteful decorating and is well-maintained. While relaxing on the shaded porch watch the deer and the birds and see the sunset over Mesa Verde in the distance.
At an elevation of 7,820 feet the shade of the tall pines makes for cool evenings and comfortable days. The cabin is nestled on 3 forested acres of Ponderosa Pines and Gambel's Oak in beautiful Echo Basin, in the foothills of the La Plata Range of the San Juan Mountains. It is conveniently located right off a paved country road yet affords easy access to the boundary of the San Juan National Forest which is only a mile away.
This vacation rental is the perfect headquarters for the outdoor enthusiast or the sightseeing traveler.
Keywords: La Plata Mountains Cabin, Nestled in the Pines, San Juan Mountains, 1 mile to National Forest, Cabin
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Member since: 2011
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- 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
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $60 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Tax Rate 5.2%
Rate of $160 per night is for up to 4 persons. Can set up mattresses and bedding for 2 additional guests @ $10 per person per night. VRBO/Home Away does not always give accurate quotes. Contact owner for more options if you have a larger group.
Monthly rate is negotiable.
A $400 deposit is required to secure reservation, which turns into a refundable damage deposit
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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'Scenic San Juan Skyway Drive,' 'Hiking,' 'Mountain biking,' 'Horseback Dinner Rides 1mile,' 'Jeeping,' 'Echo Basin Circle Drive,' 'Easy access to mountains,' 'San Juan National Forest access 1 mile,' 'Durango Narrow Gauge Steam Train,' 'River rafting,' 'Premier big-game hunting,' 'Fall colors,' 'Sleigh Rides 1 mile,' 'Dog sledding,' 'Downhill and Cross-Country Skiing in area,' 'Ute Mountain Tribal Park,' ' Mesa VerdeNational Park,' 'Anasazi Heritage Center,' 'Hovenweep National Monument,' 'Canyon of the Ancients National Monument,' 'Numerous Other Archeological Sights,' 'Awesome Southeast Utah Canyon Country is just a day trip,' Phils World (a premier mountain biking park); etc.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We moved to the mountains of Colorado in 1974, fell in love with all it has to offer and have made it our cherished home. Here we raised our two children who are amazing young adults now. Over the years we built our house, 2-story garage with guest room and barn and have treated the land with care. Skiing, hiking, gardening, raising our own beef, landscaping the property and enjoying our dog and cat keep life interesting. To that, we add traveling both afar and near with all the variety that is in the Four Corners. Yes, we find time to pursue our careers. Rollin is a self-employed consulting geologist and Robin is an educator.
Why the Owner Chose Mancos, CO, USA:
We purchased the cabin in fall 2010 from our friend George and his family who used it as a vacation getaway. George and his wife Margaret built this log cabin at the same time we created our home so we had a lot in common and enjoyed seeing them when they or their family members came to get away from it all. Since buying the cabin we have been working hard and having fun getting it ready to be a vacation rental. Much refinishing and insulating to make it winter worthy. In 2015 we remodeled the one room bunkhouse and added a bathroom, kitchenette, and deck, turning it into a compact uniquely crafted 2nd cabin. We live just a short walk away and enjoy offering this comfortable vacation property for your next getaway into nature. We are located in beautiful Echo Basin by the entrance of the San Juan National Forest with the Echo Basin Loop Drive. We are a five-mile drive from Mancos, Colorado with nearby Mesa Verde National Park, Ute Mountain Tribal Park and so many other exciting and interesting destinations.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We love to relax on the shaded porch with a cool drink while watching the deer, listening to the birdsong and watching a gorgeous sunset. In the fall the aspen and Gambel oak trees in the area afford an amazing color show. Whether you are in the area for outdoor sports activities, sightseeing or just relaxing, the cabin is a great place to stay.
- Primary: 9707690694
- Secondary: +1 9707690694
- Tertiary: +1 9707690694
Links to more information:
Cabin - south view with shaded porch
North side Winter 2015
Main Cabin kitchen and entry
Master bedroom - new queen bed
Remodeled in 2012
Gathering of bucks 20 feet from cabin
Star Peak from owners nearby residence
Mesa Verde NP toward the sunset
From south covered deck
Cabin- south side
Cabin - North entry addition built in 2015
View of dining area from living room
2nd bedroom - 2 twin beds
deer with bunkhouse & cabin in background
Herd of elk out the backdoor of owners nearby residence
Remnants of an old mill in the La Platas
First sign of spring
resident mule deer
Simple native landscape
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Friday, February 17, 2017
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