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Nice Home on the San Juan River, Family Friendly, Close to Skiing at Wolf Creek

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

This newly-available vacation rental home, The River Home, is in a beautiful setting right on the San Juan River, in San Juan River Village. It has river views from the living room / dining room, kitchen and loft. You can also enjoy the river from the large deck, or the fire pit right on the riverbank. The large, well-stocked kitchen has lots of counter space and everything you need, including a dishwasher and a new stove. Two bedroom have king beds, the third bedroom has a queen bed, and the loft has a queen futon. The open living and dining room has new furniture, including a reclining leather sofa and loveseat, dining table, and a flat screen TV. Satellite TV, wireless internet and phone service are provided. The house and area are family friendly, with 2 fishing ponds a short walk away. Wolf Creek Ski Area is about 20 minutes away, and there are plenty of things to do in the town of Pagosa Springs, 5 minutes away. There are also a lot of great places to hike very nearby, including 2 Wilderness Areas.


Owner
Doug Ranken
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

Amenities

San Juan River Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Nice Home on the San Juan River, Family Friendly, Close to Skiing at Wolf Creek
average rating of 4.645161 based on 31 reviews
4

Great home on the river

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this home right on the river. The guys just stepped out the back door and fished the river every evening. We enjoyed Netflix and the board games provided by the home owners. We enjoyed relaxing on the large deck. We also enjoyed building a fire in the fire ring right by the water. The home is located outside of the hustle and bustle of the city. It was nice and quiet. While the home could benefit from some updates, it was great for our family of 5. For the money paid, this was a good value.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful, well-appointed midsize home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The RiverHome is a classic "Goldilocks" place to stay - not too big, and not too small, not too fancy but not too plain. For our family, it was just right!

Bottom line up front: we loved this house and would absolutely stay here again.

Pros:

- Location - great spot near Pagosa Springs (10 min) and close to Wolf Creek ski area (25 min)

- Extremely reasonably priced for the season and size

- Well appointed kitchen with nice appliances, utensils, quality pots and pans, plenty of dishware, etc. Far, far above average in this area. Cooking here was a joy and we never felt like we were struggling to make a limited number of kitchen items fill too many roles, as is frequently the case in rental homes. Great assortment of spices, plus random food staples on the "take what you need, leave your extra behind" plan. Exceptional.

- Super comfy furniture - awesome recliner chairs in the living room!

- Blankets in a basket in the living room - sounds minor, but touches like this make all the difference

- King size beds in two of the bedrooms. Nice!

- Excellent owner/manager - an absolute joy to work with

Cons (teeny, tiny quibbles, and don't be surprised if the owner takes care of them before you ever see the house):

- Queen bed in 3rd bedroom not quite up to standard of the other two bedrooms

- Upstairs bedroom doesn't have a dresser - this house is waaaay too nice to have to stack clothes on the floor

- TV sound quality not great (sheesh, I'm almost embarrassed to even mention that...)

This is a GREAT house for the money. It's not huge, but it is homey, comfortable, and made us smile every day. It had everything you need at the fairest price around. Rent it early because this house will go early every single year. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice cabin with view on the peaceful river!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cabin, well furnished and populated with all little things that you may have forgotten at home: matches, spices, dishwasher, sleds for the kids...

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful winter wonderland

  • 5 of 5

Unbelievably beautiful property. The river behind the house is much bigger than the pictures show. The neighborhood is quiet allowing you to relax to the sound of the river. We were lucky enough to get over a foot of snow while we were there and the result was a truly picturesque view from the home. The beds were comfortable and the house was a great size for a family of 5.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very comfortable cabin. Wonderful river view!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The cabin was very cozy, perfect for our family ski trip.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very nice, clean and simple. Great place

  • 4 of 5

We loved it.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Wolf Creek Ski Area

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

No smoking. No pets.
Cancellation Policy (VRBO Firm):
The damage deposit will always be fully refunded on cancellation. For the remaining charges: Prior to 60 days before stay, 100% refund. Between 60 and 30 days before stay, 50% refund. No refund if cancelled less than 30 days before stay.

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.