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Romantic getaway in the forest!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly remodeled cozy cottage.

Private cottage with huge deck nestled in the forest. Cottage includes one bedroom with queen bed and a double pull out bed, two baths, sleeps four. Completely remodeled, brand new big kitchen, all new appliances, including washer and dryer. Radiant slab heating, working fireplace, fire wood provided. Hiking trail leaves from property. Very near Durango Mountain Resort, which has year-round activities. Easy access to Highway 550. Close to many hiking trails, mountain lakes, and other recreational opportunities. We have a good dirt road that is well maintained and fine in the fall and summer. In winter and possibly spring, you will need four wheel drive or all wheel drive because of the snow.


Owner
Scott Taylor
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 25, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

Priced right for a small family. Adjacent property sleeps six for a larger gathering.

Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
La Plata County Airport
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Durango Mountain Resort

Amenities

Durango Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Two bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Upstairs bedroom - 1 queen
  • One upstairs bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

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Romantic getaway in the forest!
average rating of 4.9365077 based on 63 reviews
Houston, TX
5

Beautiful, quiet retreat from the city

  • 5 of 5

I can’t say enough GOOD things about this property and the owners. Just take my word, and everyone else’s and stay here!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home. Amazing craftsmanship by owner. Perfect for our long holiday weekend.

  • 5 of 5

We also love to cook and the kitchen was well stocked and easy to use, plus you can’t beat the views!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome. Very clean, quiet and charming.

  • 5 of 5

Would use again.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado
5

Ideal Cabin & Location

  • 5 of 5

The cabin and location were perfect for our three day stay in the Durango area. We can't say enough nice things about how beautiful the interior was for comfort and privacy. Much care has gone into this VRBO.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Best Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This one bedroom cabin was nestled in the woods in a very quiet and beautiful mountain community. It was everything that the VRBO information said it was. We have rented a number of VRBO places and this was the best. The craftsmanship inside and out was unmatched in our experience. The nighttime sky was spectacular due to the lack of light pollution and the wildlife was abundant. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and if we plan on travelling to the Durango area again we would want to stay here.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Liberty Hill, TX
5

Birder's Paradise in the Pines

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully crafted small cottage in the pines with a surprising amount of space given the owner's talent for woodworking. Numerous cabinets and drawers for storage so you never feel cramped. Updated kitchen and appliances and a washer and dryer neatly tucked away under the stairs. The only issue was the beautiful wood floors and staircase which were very slick for my standard poodle. I ended up sleeping on the pull-out couch since he couldn't get up the stairs without falling. Next time I will put traction pads on his toes so it won't be an issue.

We spent many hours on the lovely deck watching the countless variety of birds, and with the addition of a hummingbird and seed feeder, there was never a dull moment with the flurry of activity. Some of the birds noted include: black rosy finches, steller's jay, chickadees, mountain bluebird, nuthatches and downy woodpeckers.

Hard to leave such a beautiful and peaceful place, and without a doubt we want to return again next year. The Taylor cottage is all that and more.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.8%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Pet fee is per dog. For example, if you bring two dogs the fee will be $50.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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