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"Piney Woods" Lake Front Log Cabin

Bedrooms 1
Space 720 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This cabin is 720sq. ft. and sleeps up to 8 people

Completely restored and updated log cabin with a perfect lake view. Walk the path to fish, swim and relax. Full modern kitchen, large living room with a fireplace, large bedroom with 2 queen beds, and a full bath. Two full Hide-a-beds in the living room provide additional accommodations. A covered deck is a perfect spot to enjoy a cup of coffee (a glass of wine?) and the amazing lake view (you can hear the waves lapping at the shore). Satellite TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Property Manager
Ron Bevil
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Ron Bevil

My wife and I both came to Durango area in December, 1999. I grew up and spent most of my life in Chicago, but always had dreams of retiring in Colorado. Katya moved to Durango from Saint Petersburg, Russia. It took us just about 7 years to finally meet, fall in love, and settle in together at this beautiful mountain lake in a little log cabin located next to the rental properties I manage. We love our simple life here on the lake enjoying the serenity of the lake from our deck or a pontoon boat, hiking on a beautiful trail or taking a ride in a tandem kayak. Our favorite place to go for food or drink is Pura Vida Café which is about a half a mile from the cabins.

Ron Bevil purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Ron Bevil chose Bayfield

I decided to manage these cabins because of their unique lakefront location, the amazing craftsmanship found throughout all 3 cabins' interior and exterior features. And I am fortunate to live right next door!

What makes this cabin unique


These are truly special and rare lakefront cabins at Vallecito Lake.


Bayfield Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , one sink
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
  • Two queen beds in one large bedroom. 2 full hide-a-beds in livingroom.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Excellent! Excellent lakeview. About 80 yards from the water.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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"Piney Woods" Lake Front Log Cabin
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Very nice cabin for get-a-way

  • 4 of 5

Fireplace was definitely a plus with cold weather, good supply of wood. View was beautiful, was so peaceful!! Beds were comfortable, plenty of blankets. Clean & supplied well. Staying in early fall had to share cabin with mice. Light was out over table, hard to play games. Rented Oct 9-11, 2017.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, good lake view!

  • 4 of 5

I really liked the property. Didn't expect to have coffee on hand so that was a nice touch.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Piney Woods Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved our stay in the Piney Woods cabin on Vallecito Lake. Beautiful cabin, wonderfully furnished, super clean and very spacious. The view of the lake was incredible and Ron the property owner beyond friendly! Would highly recommend this wonderful cabin for the perfect mountain lake getaway. Thanks so much!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Views/Spacious Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Awesome views, spacious cabin! Easily sleeps 4-6 people. Could have used more cooking pots and pans, but overall, everything was exceptional!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful get away

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin! It was just the right size for a vacation for a family of four. I was concerned about what to bring, but the cabin is well stocked. However, we did bring an extra roll of toilet paper and a roll of paper towels which were needed for our four night stay. The cabin was very clean and had everything we needed, even spices and coffee (although we brought our own). However, there is not a dishwasher nor a garbage disposal. We were able to fish by just going a few yards down to the lake, but that spot was not conducive to swimming or kayaking so we had to make the short drive to a different part of the lake. We appreciated the free wifi and the satellite TV and DVR. There was no air conditioner but it really wasn't needed because of the cool temperatures. There were fans, though. Only four towels were provided so you might want to consider bringing extra if you don't like using the same towel four days in a row. It is very close to the other cabins. It is only about an hour drive to Durango/Purgatory.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Like a cabin in the movies...

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in this cabin was well beyond any expectations we had when we booked our visit. The cabin is larger than the photos show and the owner has done a great job of combining the rustic feel of a log cabin with modern amenities. The view from the porch is breathtaking and our family could not be more pleased with our decision to book the property. A true gem.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Nearby amenities include local’s favorite dining spot Pura Vida Café, Vallecito Lake Marina with boats for rent, country market/grocery store, the Hideaway Grill, The Lake House Bar and Grill, the community event center you can rent for your party, hiking trails with breathtaking views of Vallecito Creek and Weminuche Wilderness and much more. Vallecito Lake is within 30 minutes drive from Durango with its narrow gauge railway, fine dining, shopping, rafting, mountain biking and all the outdoor activities you could want! An hour drive will take you to Durango Mountain Resort where kids and adults alike can enjoy Alpine Slide and other fun attractions, an hour and a half will allow you to visit the world-renowned Mesa Verde National Park. This location makes it a perfect vacation destination for those seeking a quaint mountain lake retreat as well as the adventure seeking outdoor enthusiasts and explorers.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel 30 days or more before your reservation there is a full refund minus $50.
If you cancel less than 30 days your refund is according to our ability to fill your vacancy.

Visa or MasterCard is required for security/damage coverage.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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