The Perfect Location to Stay While Visiting the Mesa Verde and Nearby Ruins!
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
This is a one bedroom cottage set off 75 yards from the highway. It has full bath and shower, living room area, and fully equipped kitchen including stove, frig, plates, civil ware, and cooking utensils; it even comes with a coffee mate. It also has central heat and air plus a propane stove in the living room. Satellite T.V. complete with Showtime, Starz, HBO and Max are provided to guests at no charge. The cottage also has a private garden perfect for simply unwinding after a full day. Should you prefer, a propane bbq grill is available.
There are 34 acres associated with the main house and walking trails have been laid out. Deer, rabbit, fox, squirrel and the occasional bobcat are resident to the area and are often seen by owners and visitors alike. Caution and alertness is advised as Bear and mountain lion have been reported by local residents and rattle snakes are native to the area.
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Member since: 2015
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Standard bath with shower; the bath is not handicap accessible
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
It may not be clear but the rates are $135 per night if two nights are booked and $150 a night if booking for a single night.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Mike and Paula are sorta retired, having retired from employment with the State of Oklahoma. Mike spends his time writing stories and books on the history of the wild west. Paula, however, can't handle unstructured time and works as the social worker for the local hospital. She is also a registered nurse licensed to practice in Colorado.
Why the Owner Chose Cortez, CO, USA:
Mike and Paula for the past 25 years have made a point of vacationing in the Southwest because they both feel better when in the southwestern United States, Mike because of heart problems and Paula because of allergies. Both also value privacy. So, when this property, set as it is away from the road on an acreage, came available they purchased it. The guest house was a plus. In fact they liked the guest house so much they considered living there and renting out the big house. But, 32 years of accumulated 'stuff' dictated they live in the big house.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The guest will notice right off the lush flower gardens around the guest house and main house. The gardens have something in bloom most of the growing season and are simply beautiful. As this is high desert, the flowers are made possible because of irrigation water shares which came with the property. One would have to go a long way to see anything quite like the variety of flowers which grows here. This location for the traveler is ideal. It is within a few miles of the Mesa Verde; Hovenweep ruins; Crow Canyon; and Chaco Canyon. The Grand Canyon is an easy day drive as is Santa Fe.
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Main House with Guest House on left
Guest House from drive
Walkway to guest house
Front room. Bookcase with selection of fiction and travel
Television cabinet; DVD selection as well as premium channels.
hall way to bed room
Guest House garden
Resident Mule Deer; she likes to show up in the morning
A walking trail
gate leading to irrigation ditch. Visitors can walk the road along the ditch.
Living area showing dining table
Rear of guest house
part of a walking trail
view of the mesa from the rear of the property
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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