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Perfect Vacation Getaway in Scenic Durango Hills

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

A unique and cozy home perfect for vacations, retreats, and sabbaticals.

Overview

Escape to the tranquility of this gorgeous 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath modern Colorado retreat. You will enjoy spectacular views for miles in every direction and from every room in the house or while sitting outside on one of three outdoor decks.

The Space

High in the Durango Hills neighborhood adjacent to the San Juan National Forest, you will immersed in the surrounding forestland yet be just a short drive to Durango.

This 2,600 sq. ft. home will sleep about 9 adults with no kids OR up to 6 adults and 4-6 kids (with more kids possible if they want to sleep on air mattresses or outdoors in tents or the tree house). The house has one bedroom on each floor, plus a fold-out sofa bed in the living room and a sectional couch in the movie room (a great sleeping area for an older kid).

The house stays cool in the the summer (due to gentle mountain breezes) and warm in the winter (due to three gas-burning stoves, 1 wood burning stove, and a 2-story solarium 'wall of windows').

Guest Access

Guests to this retreat will have full access to the entire house and 3 acre property (including forested area and meadow), basketball hoop and paved play area, kid's tree house with zipline, and walking access to nearby U.S. Forest Service hiking and biking trails.

Getting around

This house is perfect for enjoying all that Durango area has to offer: spend an afternoon or evening in downtown Durango (15-minute drive), or day trips to Lake Vallecito or Durango Mountain Resort (both a 45 minute drive).

NOTE: The house is a 30-minute drive from the airport. The last 3 miles are on a gravel road with several turns and grade changes. Any car or truck can navigate the road during the non-winter months. But all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive is ESSENTIAL in the winter months, and snow tires are HIGHLY recommended.

More Details

Owner
Jeremy Nelson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 11, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

The cabin has been great...We had an awesome stay!
Oct 2015
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Amenities

Durango Hills Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 2-person shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This half bath is located in the foyer.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle bed can be 2 single beds or convert to 1 large bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , These beds are best for younger children or teenagers.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , The couch on the main level is a sleeper bed that sleeps 2.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , The daybed in the lower-level den sleeps 1 comfortably.
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , An air mattress is availible.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , CalKing bed sleeps 2 adults. Crib for babies up to 35 lbs.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
5

Absolutely awesome

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have enjoyed our time any more than we did. House is nestled in the hills and was an absolute winter wonderland! Got to sled and snowshoe around the neighborhood. House easily accommodated 4 adults and 2 kids. If in winter definitely need snow driving ability, snow tires, chains, etc. Street goes straight uphill. Host is fantastic and made sure to check in with us and had great local suggestions on resources. Already trying to plan a trip back.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Gem!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment our family arrived at Jeremy's lovely cabin, we felt home. The house is well appointed with gorgeous views in every direction. Jeremy was available and responsive to any questions we had. The movie projector was great for the kiddos! We would recommend this home to anyone looking for a great place to stay in Durango.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas
5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house is great! It's got great light, beautiful location and all the amenities you could want. Jeremy was easy to contact... the keys box was easy to use.... the only warning is that the road leading to the house is a bit rough... glad we had A4M x 4... overall we loved it

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilbert, AZ
5

Fun Family Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our three children had a great time in the Durango Hills. The property was spacious and clean. The property had plenty of space for the kids to explore. The tree house and zip line were a huge hit with the kids. Jeremy was very responsive to any questions we had. He was a great host! We would recommend the property to families with kids for sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
5

Beautiful home and setting!

  • 5 of 5

We stay at vacation rentals frequently - this one definitely stood out. The home itself is beautiful, wonderfully laid out. And the setting was truly enchanting. We hope to stay here again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Colorado Springs
5

Serene getaway.

  • 5 of 5

My wife, our two dogs and I had a fantastic time during our stay. We spent a lot of time just relaxing, taking in the mountain scenery and watching the stars from the patio. We can't wait to visit again. Thanks again Jeremy!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Rates & Availability

Durango Hills Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
 
 
Christmas & New Years
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
6 night minimum stay
$400
$2,400
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 9 2018 - Mar 26 2018
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$150
From
$200
Fri,Sat
$900
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Pet Fee $25
Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Rates are negotiable depending on seasonal demand- please ask!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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