Log Cabin W/Bunk Hut; 13 Acres; 5 Mins. to Town! Sleeps 9! Gorgeous!(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4BR, 2BA Bordering Hiking Trails, Bouldering Park; 1 Mi. To Colorado Trail
Charming log/wood sided cabin and guest hut newly renovated throughout! King sized custom log bed in upstairs master with large closet; cowhide/leather queen bed in 1st level BR ; 2 twin Old Hickory beds on second level in main home. 2 Old Hickory twins in guest hut, and twin fold-a-way. Sleeps maximum of nine persons. All updated with new hardwood flooring throughout; stainless appliances, butcher block counters, jetted tub, laundry, aspen tongue & groove ceilings. Large open decks, sun room, side porch. Large rock fireplace. Brand new furnishings mixed with antiques and Colorado Mountain decor; professionally decorated. 30 minutes to ski at Durango Mountain Resort; 5 minutes to town of Durango. Near and across from Turtle Lake. One mile to Colorado Trail; our property includes the Pioneer Trail and joins with many miles of other trails. On 13 acres for privacy, yet only 4 miles to all of the restaurants, shopping and amenities that Durango has to offer. Lots of wildlife visitors: mule deer and bears! Your well-behaved, housebroken canines are welcome. Dog beds and feeding bowls provided. Hammock, tire swing, hiking trails, large decks, sunroom, covered porch and two fire pits for outdoor living and fun for all ages! Meditation area ('the Sanctuary', includes the second fire pit) is located partway up our mountain; 10-15 minute hike. Great views and flat area for Yoga.
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Member since: 2013
- 1900 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 9
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Canines only and must be well trained and house broken. Any pet damage forfeits your deposit. 2 dog beds and feeding bowls are provided. Hunters may bring horses and mules and your own pens. Must clean up any mess or damage....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Pioneer Homestead has a true Colorado cowboy charm with upscale furnishings and decor, most of it custom designed and hand made. In many rentals, the interior finishes and decor appear that you could be in any suburb in America, but in this cabin you know that you've arrived in Durango! The wildlife are friendly and beautiful to watch in their natural habitats. We hope that you and your group of friends and family enjoy your experience there as much as we do!...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning Fee min. $185
- C C Processing $60
- Tax Rate 6.8%
Payments are received in form of credit card through the website, personal check, money order, or bank draft. For special events, such as weddings or reunions, there is a $200.00 event site fee for up to four hours, $350.00 for up to eight hours, $500.00 up to 12 hours (Maximum).
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Near Mesa Verde, Pagosa Springs, the Durango-Silverton Railroad (most scenic in the USA), Colorado Trail, Cascade Falls, Trimble Hot Springs, Durango Mountain Resort (open for activities all year!), Ziplines, Animas River and whitewater adventures, and everything outdoors!!!!!!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We are a family with our permanent home in St. Louis and had been skiing at Durango Mountain Resort (AKA Purgatory). We fell in love with the Durango area and people in the town. We had searched many areas in the west for our vacation property: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico and California. Durango was the right fit with many outdoor activities all year round. Rafting the Animas River, fishing in the San Juan, touring Silverton, Telluride, Pagosa Springs, and the Mesa Verde Cliff Dwellings is wonderful. The local restaurants are some of the best in the U. S. with a wide variety of international flavors and the best French bakery anywhere. There are many ski resorts within a 1.5-2 hour drive. Purgatory is only 30 minutes.
Why the Owner Chose Durango, CO, USA:
Genuine historic log cabin with huge rock fireplace on 13 acres and National Forest all around is what attracted us to this particular property. It was a rehab project, that we have spent 18 months working on. There are brand new hardwood floors, a completely renovated kitchen, lovely bathrooms, lots of log furniture, antlers, deer hides/heads, leather, and some Ute Indian/tribal influences in the decor.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Views are AMAZING! You can see the Animas Mountain in front of the home and rows of mountains in the back. Turtle Lake is just across and down the road. Turtle Lake Valley is one of the most beautiful in La Plata County. Enjoy the large decks, sunroom, side porch and landscaped yard. Hiking trails are out the back door! Our private trails connect with the Log Chute Trail System and the Colorado Trail. The Durango Boulder Garden borders our property, as well as the National Forest. If you are planning a wedding, reunion, or special event, it is a perfect spot, with open areas, woods, mountains, decks, and a large cross in the rock garden. Our neighbor to the east is a photographer and neighbor across the road is an event planner to help you plan the perfect ceremony. EVENT SITE FEES APPLY!! (Minimum is $200 for 4 hours; Maximum is $500 for 10 hours. Limit of 75 persons.)
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Welcome to our country cabin w/ views galore! Complete rehab and high end decor
Gardens and pathways near front entry
Dining area for 8 with log and antler chandelier; cowhide custom chairs
Kitchen with all custom made open shelves
Wood burning fireplace. We keep a supply of wood for our guests in the shack.
Leather and cowhide queen bed with nailhead trim and fine linens
two twin beds made by Old Hickory with matching tables and clothing armoire
Outdoor dining for six; white cedar log furniture
View of the guest hut which sleeps three.
Kids' favorite:tire swing! Behind is Pioneer Trail leading to Log Chute Trail.
Ski bunnies on top of Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort.
Front door into the sun room. Large decks/porch for outdoor living. Fire pit!
Sun porch, ideal for reading, relaxing, morning coffee or evening wine
Kitchen counter and bar
Cozy reading nook
Custom log handrail
King sized log bed in Master bedroom with large closet and reading nook
The guest hut with two Old Hickory twin beds; rehabbed w/vaulted aspen celing
1st floor full bathroom: tub/shower combination. Large vanity, sink, laundry.
Collection of Fairbault wool blankets.
New fire pit and stone pathways.
Turtle Lake near our cabins. View from hike up our trails.
County Road 205. Turtle Lake is on the right.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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