Luxury, Rustic Mountain Estate Close to Purgatory Ski Area(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
5 BR, 4 bath luxury ranch-style home, historic barn and cabin, pavilion, 14 acre
Located 4 miles from Durango Mountain Resort, the Irma J Ranch is located at 8,700' elevation on 14 acres of aspen/spruce forested land. Stunning views of the Hermosa Cliffs which loom west of the Ranch. The 5 BR, 4 bathroom luxury ranch house was finished July 2014 and has a deluxe kitchen, three fireplaces (one outdoor), expansive deck, and sophisticated flat-screen/stereo systems. New hot tub installed June 2015.
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Member since: 2014
- Chateau / Country House
- 3700 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Events Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- 4 bathrooms, with 3 full and 1 3/4 bath
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Tyson and Jess
Jun 8 - Jun 12, 2017
3 night min stay
June 22-25, 2017
Jun 22 - Jun 24, 2017
3 night min stay
2017 4th july
Jun 29 - Jul 8, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 6 - Oct 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Thanksgiving '17 holiday
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Christmas-New Year 2017
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- cleaning fee (min) $450 + tax
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Tax Rate 6.8%
Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. No smoking or pets in the house. A minimum $350 cleaning fee will be assessed for each stay (may be higher if abnormally untidy). During the summer when outbuildings are used, the cleaning fee $500. The standard pricing includes seasonal buildings (barn/saloon, outdoor movie theatre, cabin, showerhouse, bridal shack) which adds a 6th bed, a shower & entertainment venue. Tax: 2.9% state, 3.9 % county. Deposit is due at time of booking (half of total, including taxes).
The remaining balance is due two weeks before arrival date.
Cancellation policy: The deposit (half of total cost, including taxes and cleaning), is due at time of booking and is not refundable if reservation is booked and canceled, although a full refund will be considered if cancellation is due to extenuating circumstances.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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The historic Irma J Ranch is located 4 miles from Durango Mountain Resort and 22 miles from downtown Durango, Colorado. Situated at 8,700' elevation and surrounded by aspen/spruce trees with excellent views of the rugged Hermosa Cliffs, a newly constructed 3,700 square foot, 5 BR 4 Bath luxury home complements the 1880s barn and cabin, and several smaller buildings including a hot tub, sauna and outdoor (seasonal) shower house. Perfect for family get togethers during the summer or fall season, the house is available for stays at a lower winter rate. The cabin has been re-constructed since a 2006 fire, and the livestock barn has been remodeled into a saloon (for personal use only), sporting a 16' long 1920's-era bar and other amenities. Flat-screen televisions have been installed in the house, barn and cabin, controlled with an elan_g! system (barn, cabin and outdoor movie theatre functional during summer/fall season).
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Erin grew up in Durango, and Brad grew up on a farm/ranch in South Dakota. The IrmaJ is a special place they are happy to share.
Why the Owner Chose Durango, CO, USA:
Erin was born and raised in Durango, and her family has been in the area since the 1800s, so we have roots that run deep in this part of the country. We were married at the Irma J Ranch in 1986, thanks to the kindness of owners Johnny and Irma McNamarra. The connection: Erin had waited on Johnny Mac since she was 5 years old (1960s) in her father's Durango burger joint. When the place came up for sale in 2012, we purchased it with the intent of spending as much time there as possible, and building it into a place for families to gather and play. The construction of the home and 'resurrection' of all the original buildings was completed September 25, 2014, and our daughter was married there two days later. In early June 2016, construction of a 2,200 square foot pavilion was completed. This pavilion is ideally suited for a large family to gather and enjoy the beauty of the ranch and surrounding mountains.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
The Irma J Ranch is a unique blend of modern luxury in the 3,700 square foot ranch-style home, and historic beauty in the turn-of-the-century barn, cabin and other buildings. The IrmaJ Ranch is close to Durango Mountain Resort (4 miles), and one mile from the Needles country store and the Old Schoolhouse Restaurant. The barn has been converted to a three-story saloon for entertaining guests during the summer season. It has seasonal hot and cold running water, a 16' bar, foosball table and tons of charm. The cabin is quaint, with high quality finishing touches. A sauna house and seasonal shower house were built in 2014. A new hot tub was added June 2015. An outdoor movie theatre, projecting to a 10' wide screen on the outside barn wall, provides a novel form of entertainment in the summer/fall evening. The pavilion also has a HD projector, screen and state-of-the-art stereo/PA system. During the summer, on-site activities include horse shoes, kick-ball area and fire pit area. Off-site activities include road biking, mountain biking, hiking, four-wheeling, mountain climbing, train rides, golfing, and visits to area attractions like Silverton (26 miles), Durango (24 miles), and Mesa Verde (42 miles).
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front deck of house - outdoor wood burning fireplace
master bedroom, gas fireplace/deck
bedroom #3 in house
restored cabin. seasonal hot and cold running water (summer/fall), murphy bed
The Barn - Saloon (seasonal, hot and cold running water summer/fall)
barn saloon decorated for wedding
wedding arbor looking at bridal shack
Pavilion (under construction, early June 2016) and barn
9' granite dining room table
kitchen - bar sink and raised bar/stool with great room in background
3/4 bath, waterfall sink/glass shower
jack and jill full bathroom for bedrooms 2 & 3
loft above garage - mother inlaw suite w/ fridge, micro and full bath
cabin murphy bed
seasonal barn saloon
wedding site/arbor with barn and Hermosa cliffs in background
View of Barn in afternoon light (early October 2016)
Pavilion interior (under construction, June 2016)
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017
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