Elk Hollow Retreat - 17.5 Acres of Beautiful Scenery and Wildlife. Hot Tub!!
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:No
PLEASE note: After March 31, 2017, we will no longer be renting out our home on VRBO.
This is one of the most beautiful properties in Sweetwater Springs! This stunning, but private Colorado home is situated on 17.5 gorgeous acres of green open fields with lush pine tree covered mountains totally surrounding the property. The home has 3 king bedrooms with each bedroom having it's own private full bathroom. Each King bedroom also has a twin roll away bed tucked away in the closet if needed. In the lower level is a 4th bedroom / roomy bunk room with a double set of bunk beds which can accommodate 4 guests. The living room and kitchen is a large open area for entertaining a large group. There are 2 full size sofas (one is a Queen sleeper sofa), and a large flat screen TV with DVD player and Direct TV programming. The living room also has a massive floor to ceiling gas / log fire place. There is an impressive 3 story tall wall of windows in the living room with one of the most scenic views you could imagine. The entire home is decorated in a Southwestern style with all brand new furnishings. The large kitchen is fully equipped to serve numerous guests. The attached eating area sits 8 at the rustic table, with an additional 4 bar stools at the kitchen bar. The entire first floor of living space is surrounded by a large enclosed deck with gates for the dogs or little children. The deck also includes a table and umbrella with several chairs for sitting and watching the wildlife and enjoying the gorgeous scenery. Wild turkeys, deer and lots of elk are often seen migrating through the property. A large propane grill is included for cooking outside on the upper deck. Going upstairs are 2 king bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and an open loft area. The loft is equipped with a large flat screen TV, a Foosball table and a queen sleeper sofa. Going outside is a brand new spa that will seat 5 adults. There is a in-ground fire pit to keep you warm on cold nights or just to cook some marshmallows with the kids. The property also includes a 1 acre fenced in run that houses our 13 free range chickens which can be accessed through the laundry room. The free range chicken eggs are available to the guests during most seasons. During the summer months there is a large raised bed vegetable / flower garden area available for the guests to use. This property is truly a one of a kind experience. Everyone, from the Direct TV installer to the spa electrician, have commented on how beautiful the property is. I know you and your family will enjoy our home and all the adventure that Durango has to offer.
Member since: 2013
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 17
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Video Library
- 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
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 16 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2016
3 night min stay
Christmas / New Years
Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2017
5 night min stay
Jan 5 - Apr 1, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $250 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $75
- Tax Rate 6.8%
During "snow months" 4 wheel drive vehicle or a vehicle with chains will be required to access the road (245) leading to the property.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Vallecito Lake with boating, horse back riding, fishing and hiking is within minutes from our home. Winter ski activities at Durango Mountain Resort (formerly known as Purgatory) is about 40 minutes away.
Year Purchased: 2013
About: We recently moved to Colorado from the Dallas Texas area. Durango is a fun and absolutely beautiful place to visit and live. Every season has so many activities for the entire family. Scenic Silverton and Ouray are a close by drive.
Why Durango, CO, USA:
Absolutely gorgeous home and property. Tom and Diane, the owners and property managers, live within minutes and are always available if needed.
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Drive up view of home and surrounding acreage
Living room / Dining area
Living room view looking to upstairs area
Kitchen and eating bar
Upstairs loft with queen sofa bed, foosball table and flat screen TV
Upstairs King bedroom with private bathroom
The downstairs 'bunk room'.
Outside path from wrap around deck
Outside view on a snowy winter day
Loft foosball table
Living room with 3 story wall of windows
Dining area / living room
A view of the living room from the loft.
Kitchen and dining area
Downstairs Master bedroom with porch access and private bath / Jacuzzi tub
Upstairs King bedroom with private bath
Snowy view out the porch.
Outside fire pit on a snowy Winter day
Front entrance to Elk Hollow Retreat
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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