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Located in the Fours Corners region close to world famous mountain biking areas

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, Kitchen, Laundry, near world class mountain biking area

Two bedroom with 1 queen and 1 full size bed, one bath with complete kitchen and laundry, Wi-Fi and TV. Located half way between Cortez and Dolores with beautiful views of Montezuma Valley and Sleeping Ute Mountain. Minutes from Mesa Verde National Park, one hour to Durango or Telluride, two hours to Moab. Half way between Phil's World and Boggy Draw single-track mountain biking areas. Attached bike repair/storage area on site. Five minutes from Anasazi Heritage Center and McPhee Reservoir. Not a single grape vine. Resident herd of deer ate them all. Rural setting.

Accommodations share 26 acre site with owners residence.

More Details

Owner
Lori Cooper
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Lori Cooper

Lori and I met in Grand Canyon where we were both river guides. After a 13 year residence in Uber-rural Torrey, Utah (pop 250) we moved to the metropolis of Dolores/Cortez and bought a 26 acre hayfield. We put in a septic system and bought a 20 year old, 30 foot travel trailer where we lived while I built the 'shop.'

Lori Cooper purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Lori Cooper chose Dolores

The 'Apartment' as we call it, is one wing of the shop building. We and the two kids lived in it for seven years while I scratched together the capital to build the 'dream home' out of pocket. We've been in the house for 12 years now and the kids are gone. In a lot of ways it would make more sense for us to move back into the Apartment and rent out the house. It's got everything you need.

What makes this apartment unique

Sorry, Montana, these are the best sunsets on earth. 192 degrees of sky. See into three states. The San Juan Mountains are America's Alps and less than a hour to the northeast. You can be at the base of the trail up Mt Wilson, the 14,000 footer featured on the Coors beer can in about the same time as it would take to get to Canyonlands National Park heading the other way. Single-track biking through the pines or the desert, 15 minutes either way. The Dolores River has some fun whitewater a few months of the year and the nearby San Miguel has some genuinely challenging sections. Flyfishing on any number of streams. Lake fishing at the second biggest body of water in Colorado. Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. You can see our placed from the first overlook when you're on top of the Mesa Verde scarp where the big mama cliff dwellings are. In fact, it's probably the coolest place in the world....

Map

McPhee Reservoir
"The second largest lake in Colorado, McPhee Reservoir boasts miles of forested shoreline and..."
Dolores River Brewery
"A mandatory stop after a long ride at Sage Hen or Boggy Draw Mountain biking areas, the Brew..."
Mesa Verde National Park
"Archaeologists tell us there were more humans living in the Four Corners area in 1000AD tha..."
Anasazi Heritage Center
"The Heritage Center is the visitors center and administrative offices of the Canyons of the..."
Phil's World Mountain Biking
"Becoming recognized as one of the Southwests best mountain biking areas, Phil's World offers..."
Local eaterys
"Nobody is more surprised than I about how may good restaurants there are in the area. "The ..."
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Cortez
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Dolores
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Cortez
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Durango-Silverton
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Cortez
Nearest Ski
65 Miles
Telluride
Car: necessary

Amenities

Dolores Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Located in the Fours Corners region close to world famous mountain biking areas
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Lori's apartment was wonderful for my family of 6. It had everything we needed plus lots more and the kids loved the loft beds! Very peaceful place. Communication was great prior to arrival as well as while we were there. If we are ever in the area again, we hope that Lori's place is available. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Trip

  • 5 of 5

Such a great place to stay. Loved the rural location, but you could still make a Walmart run. The house was clean and the kitchen well equipped to make pretty much any meal you’d like. The kids loved sleeping in the loft beds. All the beds were super comfy. Will definitely look to stay here again when we’re in he area.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice setting at least for us - out in the country, spacious grounds.

  • 5 of 5

All the kitchen appliances needed; comfortable beds and furniture. Few spiderwebs in a couple windows but that's pretty much what comes with being out in the country. We had all we needed or expected.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quiet and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

I stayed July 16-18, 2017, and used the property as a base for exploring national monuments in SW Colorado and SE Utah. The house was clean, everything worked (including the wifi), the bed was comfy, and the nights were absolutely quiet. I hope to return next year in the fall when temperatures are a bit lower.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Looking for a quiet place to stay, this is the perfect location. The house has a great lay out, super clean, and comfortable beds. The property has a great view of the San Juans. The location is perfect for day trips to Mesa Verde, Telluride, Four Corners and Hovenweep NM. The McPhee reservoir is a few miles if you are looking to enjoy the water. Cortez is just a few minutes away if you need run to the store. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect spot for our family of 6

  • 5 of 5

Great property, great location! We used it as a jumping off point to explore in Mesa Verde national Park, Telluride, and four corners. Particularly enjoyed the quiet evenings and mornings on the patio area. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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