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:uxury Heart of Downtown Durango, Pet Friendly, Walk to Everything

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

1 BR plus Murphy bed in LR, Sleeps 4, Fully stocked kitchen, private back patio.

NEWS FLASH! We are safe from fires in Durango! It is a bit smoky in the am, then the air clears by mid morning. Sumner is so beautiful here with tons to do around the area.

The Julia Rose is named after our middle daughter and the beautiful Pink Rose bushes in the front and backyard. Built in 1898, this Victorian origin home has recently been updated with contemporary elements and has a nice blend of old with the new. There is a remodeled kitchen and bath and newly finished wood flooring, paint, window coverings, furnishings and appliances including a washer/dryer and dishwasher.

The Living Room is the largest area in the home and has a Queen Murphy Bed. a sofa, two recliners and a separate desk area.

The Kitchen has a granite counter with a counter height table that seats four. The kitchen is fully furnished so you can create anything from a gourmet dinner to a smoothie.

The bedroom adjoins the bathroom and is European style (small) but cozy and comfortable with a Queen plush mattress and designer bedding and duvet cover, and a closet and dresser.

The Bathroom is tiled with a shower/tub so you can soak and relax after a long day out. The view from the tub is like being in a 'secret garden'.

PLEASE NOTE; The bathroom is very small and guests have to walk through the bedroom to get to the bathroom. Guests who weigh more than 250 lbs. or more or have difficulties with moving around please be forewarned that The Julia Rose may not be a good fit for you.

The duplex neighbors on the East side of the property have dedicated use of the front porch. The Julia Rose has her own back patio with a grill and outdoor furniture to relax in privacy and comfort. The entrances are separate. The long term tenants are carefully screened, who are working professionals, quiet and non-smokers. There is extra sound insulation between the two units.

There is space for one car in the parking lot with a back and front door entrance if you prefer to park in the street. The flat screen TV features a DVD player and we provide cable and Free WiFi. This house is in the prime downtown location in a quiet historic neighborhood off of the busy Third Avenue. Main Street is three blocks away and you will be right in the center of all of the restaurants and downtown coffee shops and shopping.

Upon arrival, you will enter the house with a coded lock and grab the key for the back door, The front door is closer to unpacking and unloading and the back door is closer to the off the street parking.

You can settle in by having a cool drink on the back patio or walking a few blocks to Main Avenue to relax at one of the coffee shops or brewpubs.

Please note this is a non-smoking unit, which includes marijuana smoking. We are very strict with our non-smoking policy.

Pets are welcome but not on the furniture or on the bedding. Excessive hair on furniture or bedding will result in loss of some of the damage deposit to pay for additional cleaning.

City of Durango Permit # 14-026

More Details

Property Manager
Osha Justice
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Osha Justice

I moved to Durango when I was 19 (1978!) and never left. My four children were born and raised here and I am so grateful to call Durango my home. I own Fusion Interiors, a full service interior design business. I get out as much as possible to hike, bike, ski, run rivers and roam in the desert. I can answer all of your questions about great trails and places to be in this lovely area.

Osha Justice purchased this house in 1983

Why Osha Justice chose Durango

We like this property because of its location in old town Durango and its proximity to everything Durango Downtown. Even though it is downtown the street is surprisingly quiet and full of friendly neighbors.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location! We love the newly remodeled Kitchen with Dishwasher and stacking washer dryer, wood floors, the Rainbow Travertine Kitchen counter, the private backyard relaxing area with vintage rose bushes that bloom pink and the fenced in back patio with room for a pet.


Durango House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Remodeled with tub and tile, think European style bathroom, small yet functional! There is a sweet view of the 'Secret Garden'.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New Queen Mattress and Sleeper pillow top
  • We have a Queen Murphy bed in the Living Room with side tables so you can make that your bedroom if you want more space. The bedroom has is very small and it has a closet and a dresser so you can entirely unpack. New mattress and designer bedding. Check out the floor plan in the last of the photos. The bedroom is small and one side of the Queen bed is against the wall due to the small size of the room and the closet. The wood floor is creaky, sorry about that. The house is 120 years old and Victorians built small bedrooms!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • 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
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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:uxury Heart of Downtown Durango, Pet Friendly, Walk to Everything
average rating of 4.390244 based on 41 reviews

loved our stay

  • 5 of 5

loved our stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you loved The Julia Rose! We loved having you!
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Overland Park, KS

Overall great location and nice house

  • 4 of 5

Cute house, great location, roomy main room and kitchen. Bedroom is small but fine except the window wouldn't open and there's no fan. The house manager brought one but it was really noisy. Also the garden was overgrown so not really comfortable. But these are so minor for how well equipped and usable the kitchen was and how comfortable and roomy the living area was. And we loved the 3 block walk to downtown. We'd happily stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Globe, AZ

Quaint, efficient little home

  • 5 of 5

My stay in Durango was everything it could be. The JuliaRose was an excellent place to stay, so close to downtown yet private enough to absorb the quiet, cool evenings.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Closed In

  • 1 of 5

Came to enjoy the mountain air but most windows didn't open and the ones that did were missing screens. Bedroom too small to unpack clothing or to use bed. Slept on Murphy bed instead. The neighborhood was nice and location was good for walking around. Would seek out a nicer accommodations next time in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and sorry to hear the Julia Rose did not meet your expectations. We have a floor plan in our photos, and our description states that the bedroom and bathroom are very small. We also state we have a new Murphy bed in the Living Room as the primary bedroom. We attempt to clearly state the Julia Rose size limitations so that our guests know before they book what to expect. That being said, the Living Room and Kitchen of the Julia Rose have good SF, for a one bedroom, and we hope you enjoyed the spaciousness of those other rooms. Sorry about the screens missing. We are in the process of putting in new ones and that should be done within the next week or so. Glad you liked the neighborhood and location.
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Had a great relaxing few nights at Julia Rose. Fit a family of 4 perfectly

  • 4 of 5

The house was roomy enough for a family of 4 with 2 teenagers. The location was perfect to downtown and other activities. We like the old feel of the house and neighborhood as they both had a good vibe and feel to them. Parking was easygoing d everything we needed for our stay was working and available. The back bedroom floor is very loud, but that was not a huge deal. Only thing I would add or get for future vacationers are better pillows for the people sleeping on the Murphy bed. Overall our stay was fabulous and would definitely come back to Julia Rose again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Tori, Thanks for your review of The Julia Rose. We are glad you had a great time and enjoyed our space. We will definitely get new pillows asap! Thanks for the feedback! The back door has been fixed as well. Sarah Sumner, owner
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Golden, CO

Charming Sweet Spot

  • 5 of 5

If you are visiting Durango you likely know about this towns charm and the Julia Rose is the perfect home base to enjoy Durango! This is the perfect place for a couple or a small family. The living room and kitchen are very roomy and the house is equipped with all the amenities you need for a vacation. It's not a negative by any means, but be prepared that the bathroom is attached to the bedroom and if you are staying with others don't expect too much privacy in either of these rooms. I really enjoyed the secluded, quiet of the neighborhood but thoroughly appreciated how close of a walk it is to Main Street and all the action of town. You're sure to enjoy a stay here!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Durango La Plata Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Carvers Brew Pub
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Hillcrest Golf 360 views of the area by FLC
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 550
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Durango Mountain Resort
Car: not necessary

We are located in the Durango Historic district and within a 5 minute walk of Main Street attractions. There are three churches nearby, two schools, several parks and world class mountain biking and hiking!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150

Rates are subject to change until reservation has been confirmed. You can either pay a refundable damage deposit or pay for damage insurance at $59.99. You will recieve a written explanation and photo of the damage prior to charging your card. Monthly rentals will require a deposit. This will occur within 7 days of check out.

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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