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Mountain Side Condo With Ski-in Ski-out And Amazing Views!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Your Home Away From Home!!!

What a great place for your family’s vacation to start! Drive right up to your front door and move into your ‘home away from home’! Our 2 bedroom 2 & ¾ bath condo has everything your family needs to start a fantastic vacation!

The open floor plan is bright and airy, with a cozy wood burning stove to keep the winter chill out. The kitchen has everything you need to cook up a wonderful meal (there’s even a crock pot!), or warm something up. We have the coffee maker and filters, just bring the coffee! Sit down at the counter for a quick meal, or have a wonderful meal at the table! The windows from the living area provide the most amazing views of the Twilight and West Needle Mountains! Winter enjoy the view inside with the fire burning. In summer go right out on the deck and enjoy the views, birds and wildlife all around! Sunrise and sunset seem to light the mountains on fire! And, oh, to sit and watch the moon rise over the mountains, beautiful doesn’t say enough about it!

Comfortable sleeping is important and it’s here! The master bedroom has a comfortable queen bed and a ¾ bath attached. Right across the hall is the guest room 2 bunk beds and a twin bed makes this the perfect room for kids! Just like home there are dressers and closets so you can move on in! The main bath down the hall across from the kitchen is a full bath, we’ll have all the towels and paper products you need, no worries!

Right out the front door is the hot tub, and of course, wonderful views! We do have BBQ grill for you to use in the summer, winter snow depth depending!

And we have everything you need to stay connected, free Wi-Fi, cable TV with over 120 channels (40 are HD), and a DVD.

Just bring smiles and be ready to make memories! Your ‘Home Away From Home’ is waiting!

More Details

Chris & Brian Popke
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

About Chris & Brian Popke

We live in AZ and love to get up to the beautiful mountains of Colorado.

Chris & Brian Popke purchased this condo in 1998

Why Chris & Brian Popke chose Southwest

This is an amazing vacation home in the middle of the San Juan mountains.

What makes this condo unique

Winter comes with amazing ski-in ski-out availability, incredible mountain views, and some of the best snow in the US.

Summer is also incredible with the best weather and scenery you can imagine with unlimited adventures including 'on mountain' mountain biking (with ski lift availability), hiking, fishing, boating, exploring, and much more.


Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Dalton Ranch
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HYW 550
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
Durango Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

What a beautiful home away from home, at the base of Purgatory Ski Area in the beautiful San Juan Mountains of SW Colorado! There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy all year round!

The convenience of Ski in/Ski out is certainly nice in the winter. You have your skis on and gliding down the hill for an awesome day in no time! Skiing isn’t the only winter sport to do, there’s dog sleds, sleigh rides, cat rides, and snowmobile rides, shopping, something for everyone!

The views of the Twilight Peaks and the Needles Mountains are always a wonder to look at! Watching the Alpenglow grow on the mountains at the end of the day is priceless!

Spring, summer and fall offer more for you and your family to do. A short walk away and you can be on your way to sailing down the Alpine slide, or riding the scenic chair lift up to hike or bike the trails that are skied on in the winter! Music in the Mountains is a favorite for more than 30 years. This wonderful 3 week event at the end of July and beginning of August there is something for everyone to enjoy from orchestra to big band, even Bourbon Street Beats! There is other that events happen all summer long! From mountain bike competitions to wild mushroom festivals, you can even go trekking with a llama up on the mountain!

A ride on the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Rail from Durango to Silverton a turn of the century mining town is a must! It winds through the foot of the mountains you look at from your ‘home away from home’! Take a step back further in history and visit Mesa Verde National Park (approx 64 miles) the ancient home of the Anasazi Indians. Take tours through their homes in the cliffs, and learn about their mysterious disappearance and the possible reasons.

And if you just want to get off the beaten path there is hiking, fishing, horseback riding so much to do! Fall adds the beauty of the colors as you explore around, it’s like one of the most colorful quilts you have ever seen blanketing the forest from the winter frost.

At the end of your family’s busy day it is nice to come back to ‘home’, a nice kitchen, light fire in the wood stove. Maybe hang out in the hot tub for a bit. Then sit on the deck and watch the Alpenglow grow on the mountains, if you’re lucky you can catch the moon rising! Something for everyone and memories that will last a lifetime!


Durango Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Private bath with a shower.
    Guest Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Great for the kids!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Mountain Side Condo With Ski-in Ski-out And Amazing Views!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Cowboy Poetry Festival weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and loved the place. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

We visited Durango for the Cowboy Poetry festival. My Uncle Ken Cook is a cowboy poet and was performing. The 30 minute or less drive from town to the condo was gorgeous this time of year and a very pleasant drive. The condo was perfect for our needs.


  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ft. Worth

Had a Wonderful Time

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do the condo justice. I took the kids on a road trip to Arizona and Colorado for our family vacation. We had originally planned to only spend 3 nights in Durango, but we loved the condo so much we stayed an extra night. I loved waking up in the morning and having a cup of coffee while sitting out on the deck. I can not think of one negative thing to say about this place. You are within walking distance to all sorts of fun activities for the kids. The managers of the property were wonderful. They were so friendly and helpful. They helped to make the stay that much more enjoyable. I would definitely rent it again.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review! Glad you had a great time and hope to see you again.
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Excellent Everything!

  • 5 of 5

We spent the week overt Christmas enjoying this condo and everything was excellent! The owner was very easy to work with. They responded to email inquiries promptly and we were able to choose appropriate dates quickly. I probably changed our dates way too many times before making up my mind, but the owner was patient and never tired (or so it seems!) of answering my continual requests.

The condo was great! I have 3 grown boys who don't care for sleeping on the couch, and this was the first place we've rented that had beds that accommodated all of us. The condo was clean, everything worked, and we lacked nothing. The onsite property managers were super nice and always available for questions or when we needed another towel, soap, etc.

The views from the condo are amazing! We sat in the living room and dining room and looked out the massive windowed doors to snow-covered mountains. We didn't get to use the patio because of the snow, but I'm sure that would be the most popular place in non-winter months.

As far as ski-lift access, it couldn't get much better. A walk out of the property of maybe 25 feet put us right on the slopes. From there you can catch a lift that takes you right up to the mountain where you catch the main lifts. To get back, you can ski right to the road that the property is on and literally walk across the road and you're at the condos. Very convenient!

I would recommend this condo to anyone who wants to enjoy Durango, especially the skiing and hiking, and will definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time and everything went well. Hope to see you again sometime and thanks for the positive feedback!
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Phoenix, AZ, USA

Amazing views and location

  • 5 of 5

This unit is located at Durango Mountain Resort about 20 miles north of Durango (mostly paved 4-lane highway). The views are amazing, condo is well kept up, and the onsite managers are extremely helpful and nice if you need anything at all. This is great location any time of year and one of our favorite places to go.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95

Cancellation Policy: No refund for cancellations made 14 days prior to arrival, 50% refunded for cancellation 15-29 days prior to arrival.
95.00 cleaning fee for 2 to 14 nights-----150.00 cleaning fee for 15 plus nights
Smoking: All units are non-smoking.
Pets: Sorry, NO pets are allowed in private rental units

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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