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Durango Retreat - Best of Both Worlds - b/t Historic Downtown and Durango Mtn.

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

House – 3 Bedrooms + Loft + 3 Baths + Studio apartment w/kitchen and bath (slee

This beautiful property is the best of both worlds. It is just minutes from fine dining and shopping in Historic Downtown Durango or 20 minutes from hitting the slopes at Durango Mountain Resort at Purgatory. The property is as close to town as you can get, while stilling feeling like you’re in the mountain wilderness.

The unique house, with studio apartment, are nestled between large pine trees and situated in the Animas Valley with gorgeous views of the red rock Folsom Ridge. The complex is private and serene, but has many amenities very close by. Within walking distance from the house, is a Durango Transit trolley stop which can get you downtown in just ten minutes for $1.

Cozy is another theme for this mountain getaway. An open floor plan gives the home a flow from kitchen, through the dining room and into the living room. This house is perfect for dinnertime and entertaining large groups; featuring a wet bar, a dining room table that seats eight and a table in the sunroom that seats six.

The living room has a wood-burning stone fireplace and an over-sized window seat. The living area and bedrooms have original hardwood floors, while the kitchen, sunroom, mudroom and bathrooms all contain ceramic tile floors. The vaulted, wood-plank ceiling and exposed beams bring the living area together.

The large kitchen contains luxury Dacor dual convection wall ovens, a Dacor six-burner gas stovetop, granite and ceramic tile countertops, dishwasher, refrigerator with icemaker and water dispenser, microwave, Keurig and traditional drip coffee systems, along with heated floors to keep your toes toasty warm. Attached to the kitchen is a sunroom, which is the perfect place to sit and have a cup of tea or coffee and read in the morning sun. A separate exterior side entrance opens up into the mudroom, with an in-floor grate for wet boots, hooks for numerous coats and heated floors; the perfect room for gear storage and doggy hang out.

The house has three bedrooms, including a spacious master suite. The suite is separated from the rest of the house, giving it a more intimate feel. It is comprised of a romantic gas stove/fireplace, lofted wood ceilings, exposed beams and a sizeable master bath with heated towel rack. The master also includes a loft, which can sleep two adults or three children. This loft is ideal for a kid’s hideaway. The other two bedrooms are good-sized, with queen beds and plenty of storage. One of the bedrooms can serve as an office space, with antique roll-top desk, wireless printer/scanner/copier capabilities and a high-end therapeutic memory foam pullout couch/bed. There is also a full bath and a ¾ bath.

A quaint detached studio is located above the garage and can sleep four people. It has a queen-sized bed, along with a pullout couch with a comfortable queen built-in air mattress, a bathroom with shower and small eat-in kitchen. Includes remote-controlled gas stove/fireplace.

Enjoy your downtime in our outdoor spa. Relax in the 6-person hot tub or sweat off a day’s worth of activities in our 6 person custom-built sauna. When temps get too high, cool off under the outdoor shower/cold plunge. The spa is located conveniently via stairs right outside the master suite bath and also accessible from the downstairs living area. Do some outdoor cooking on the stainless steel grill or roast marshmallows at the fire pit in the yard, under the vibrant stars. There is even a tree-hung swing for the kids to play on in the large, fenced yard.

This Durango Retreat is the perfect destination for your family and group getaway!

*Please note we usually do not book the home more than 6 months in advance.

**Winter months AWD/4WD/chains recommended.

More Details

Brittany Cupp
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Brittany Cupp

Hi, we're the Cupp family. We live on a lake in NE Indiana but have always had a love for Colorado and the mountains. Our daughter Brittany moved to Durango in 2003 to attend Fort Lewis College and our love for Durango began then. Since then we purchased the property and have been frequent to the area. Brittany and her bf Logan live in the adjoining house and manage the property. Both Brittany and Logan are Fort Lewis Alums have lived in Durango for over a decade. Thier wealth of knowledge of the area provides helpful insight for guests who want to explore Durango and it's surroundings like a local.

Brittany Cupp purchased this house in 2010

Why Brittany Cupp chose Durango

Durango has it all- a vibrant community based around an outdoor paradise tucked within beautiful surroundings. Because of the many living quarters and the size and serenity of the land, our property provides the best that Durango has to offer.

What makes this house unique

Besides the accommodations of the houses, the property itself is fully landscaped and in the summer month filled with flowers and fruit trees.


Durango House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Additional Bath - toilet , shower
    Studio Bath - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master - 1 queen
    Guest Room - 1 queen
    Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Loft - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Studio Apartment - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


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Durango Retreat - Best of Both Worlds - b/t Historic Downtown and Durango Mtn.
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews

Beautiful home, fully stacked and perfect for a multi-family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house over New Year's for an extended family vacation with multiple families, including small children. The house was perfect for us -- a great location close to Purgatory and Durango attractions and fully stacked with everything we could possibly need for the stay. We appreciated the little touches, like kitchen gadgets and spices for family meals, great shampoo in the shower, and beautiful decor throughout (everything from antique sewing boxes to musical instruments). I highly recommend the home.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Roomy, very comfortable home in great setting minutes from downtown

  • 5 of 5

Very accomodating owners had Christmas tree ready when we arrived. Large well equipped kitchen perfect for making family meals.loved it!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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happy thanksgiving retreat

  • 5 of 5

for the second year, we enjoyed spending thanksgiving with our family gathered at this lovely home. house is great. plenty of space for a family of 8. we had fun soaking in the hot tub, playing in the yard with dogs and grandkids, and sharing meals cooking together in the kitchen and eating at the dining room table. we ventured into Durango to see the train and science museums. some of us went rock hounding. all in all a wonderful weekend.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Windsor, CO

Nice clean home. Beautifully decorated. Plenty of room indoor and outdoor.

  • 5 of 5

Nine women stayed here comfortably. The house had every amenity you could need in a lovely setting. Close to town and other activities north also. Really enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable. We had 12 people and had plenty of room.

  • 5 of 5

Brittany was super helpful . The house was very well stocked and provided everything that we needed. Property grounds were beautiful and well maintained. Great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Beautiful property. Very comfortable and perfect launch pad for our Durango family adventure.

  • 5 of 5

Casa Del Cupp was the perfect location for our group of 11 to socialize and rest between our adventures in Durango. Brittany and Logan were incredibly friendly and did everything they could to ensure we were comfortable and well taken care of. The home comes equipped with everything you need to dine in with the whole family or enjoy a tasty cup of early morning coffee on the front porch. The residence was extremely well maintained and beautifully decorated. I wouldn't hesitate to book this property for our next trip to the Durango area.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Durango- La Plata Airport




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275 + Tax
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.8%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.