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Log cabin on the Florida River, 15 minutes from Durango

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom cabin on the river with mountain views

A unique cabin on the river with mountain views, and ideally located between Durango (8 miles) and both the Vallecito and Lemon Reservoirs (4 and 10 miles, respectively). Whether sitting out on the deck just feet from the river or in the cabin, enjoy the fantastically relaxing sounds of the river and the serene views of the mountains and pines.

This cabin blends the spirit of rustic construction with recent high end updates, including stainless steel appliances, a travertine shower, and new wood floors. A fully stocked kitchen and well-furnished living spaces will make your days comfortable. A wood stove in the living room is ideal to take the chill off a cool night. Sleeping accommodations include a queen bed in the cabin bedroom, as well as a separate guest quarters with two twin beds and a half bathroom. A sleeper sofa in the cabin living room provides additional flexibility for sleeping. A washer and dryer make doing laundry a breeze.

Come here to get away from it all, but if you want to stay connected there is a large screen tv with satellite and high speed internet. A DVD player and board games are available for family entertainment.

We promise you will want to come back again and again to enjoy the tranquility of living on the river in the woods while being so close to ALL that the Durango area offers. This property is available year round for enjoyment of all seasons.

Colorado account number 30273278-0000

More Details

Ron and Cheryl Morse
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Ron and Cheryl Morse

Durango residents:

We started visiting the Durango area in the fall of 2013 when our son started school at Fort Lewis College. We quickly fell in love with the area...enough so that we decided to make a huge lifestyle change and moved here after spending 25 years in Austin.

Once we arrived in Durango, we soon realized that this area is all that we expected (and more). We also knew that we wanted to find a vacation home on the water. When we found this cabin we knew it was a perfect place to spend quality downtime with our family. One of our favorite things to do is to sit on the deck and enjoy the sound of the water flowing by.

We hope that you will enjoy your time at our cabin as much as we do.

Ron and Cheryl Morse purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Ron and Cheryl Morse chose Southwest

This cozy cabin blends the soothing sounds of the river with the beautiful river and mountain views, yet is close to all that the Durango area offers. You can enjoy it all!!


Durango Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Log cabin on the Florida River, 15 minutes from Durango
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews
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  • 5 of 5

Loved our visit to Durango. This cabin was perfect for our family. It was very relaxing and being on the river was a true delight. We were very impressed with the stocked kitchen as well as the snacks provided by the host. We would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cabin on the river

  • 5 of 5

WOW. What a wonderful visit! The hosts were great in communicating about our visit, right down to warning us about the "calming bumps" that were on the road to the cabin. (Thank you for that!). We were greeted with a big basket of snacks, and a pan of fresh baked brownies. The main cabin was spotless and well appointed. We were traveling with my parents, and they loved having their own little "tiny bedroom" separate from the main quarters. The highlight of the stay - the river. I couldn't get enough of sitting on the deck listening to and watching the river flow right by us. The cabin was well appointed, and had terrific resources on touring the area, which we took advantage of. My only regret - we did not stay enough days in this wonderful place. There is so much to do and see in the area, and to come back to stellar accommodations each night was wonderful. I absolutely will book this place when we return to Durango - but next time, it will be for a week. This is absolutely one of my most favorite rentals!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfy home

  • 5 of 5

In general the home had everything to make you comfortable even fresher baked brownies. The only thing we found lacking was a light over the door of the 2nd bedroom which was only accessible from outside. If you did not have a flashlight at night putting in the door code was a challenge

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review of our cabin. I'm sorry the motion-detection light was not operating when you were at the cabin. We have the lights over the front door to the cabin and also shining on the guest quarters for just that reason. It must be that the previous guest turned that switch off and we didn't notice and get it turned back on for your arrival. We have since written a note on that switch to leave it on at all times so that future guests are sure to have the lights on when they arrive and when they go out to the guest quarters. Thanks again for your feedback. Best regards. Ron
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Absolutely lovely

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property, lovely setting and so relaxing on the river! The cabin was very tastefully decorated and the gracious owners made sure we were very comfortable from the beginning - even leaving us fresh baked brownies upon our arrival! Which we devoured! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to stay here and we are already planning when we can come back !

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, Thanks for your nice review....and thanks for taking great care of our cabin. We hope you consider returning to the cabin during your next trip to Durango. Best regards. Ron
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Absolutely loved this place. And owners are wonderful people. Cabin is very neat and clean.

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is absolutely the best. It is very neat and clean and owners have everything you needs except your food and are great people to work with. The river running outback was so peaceful for morning coffee or sitting out on the deck cooking on the grill. And the little guest cabin is great if you have teenagers cause they felt grown. Would definantely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rita, Thanks for the nice review. We really enjoyed having your family stay in our cabin.....and we really appreciated the care you took of it and starting the laundry before you left. That really helps us prepare for the next guests arriving. We hope you will consider our cabin again in the future should you return to Durango. Ron
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Our second visit

  • 5 of 5

We were so excited to be returning for our second stay at Ron & Cheryl's cabin and it was just as wonderful as we'd remembered. Our communications with Ron & Cheryl were always answered promptly and smoothly. The weather cooperated better than on our previous visit so we were able to enjoy sitting out on the deck in the mornings and BBQing in the evenings. Our two teenage daughters enjoyed having their own "bungalow" to sleep in. It is really a little slice of heaven on the Florida river!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gretchen, Thanks again for choosing our cabin for your return trip to Durango. We love having your family at the cabin and that your girls had a great time. We really appreciate it when we have families come back to stay along the river. Hope the rest of your summer was great and hope to have your family back again next year. Ron
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
La Plata County Airport
Nearest Ski
37 Miles
Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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