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Romantic Cabin on Private Acreage Five Min. From Downtown, Hiking, Great Views!

Lana Swearingen

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Lana Swearingen

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2014
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Romantic Cabin on Private Acreage Five Min. From Downtown, Hiking, Great Views!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Durango Cabin Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4

Located in the East Animas River Valley only 1.8 miles from Durango, this property is on a quiet county road where you can walk, jog or bike for miles! The views are incredible in every direction.

This is a small cabin but it is very well appointed with everything that you need. There is a king size bed in the private bedroom and a sofa sleeper and small loft in the living area. Outside of the living area is a cute enclosed porch, perfect for enjoying the cool summer evenings. Satellite TV is connected to 2 LCD TV screens.

Watch the rock climbers in the distance on the dramatic rock outcroppings or hike up there yourself on your own private hiking trail! The views are incredible in this beautiful river valley and the property is loaded with beautiful pine trees!

Enjoy the convenience of being close to Durango restaurants and activities, while still in a quiet, cozy setting. Experience the beauty and magic of Mesa Verde, skiing at Durango Mountain Ski Resort or taking the historic train ride on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad! Enjoy Durango!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lana Swearingen (Property Manager)
Member since: 2003
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2014

Guestbook comments from the manager

Xmas 2010- We had a wonderful and idyllic Xmas break. Durango is a fantastic place and the area has lots of outdoor opportunities. We skied Purgatory twice (one day in 2 feet of powder!!!) snowshoed at Valllecito Reservoir, hiked part of the Colorado Trail and also the trail behind the house, made it to the top of Animas mountain, enjoyed Mesa Verde in the snow (spectacular!) and drove across Molas Pass to Silverton and Ouray. We're are looking forward to being back!
Dec 2010
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.8
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Romantic Cabin on Private Acreage Five Min. From Downtown, Hiking, Great Views!
average rating of 4.8125 based on 20 reviews
Alexandria, VA
5

Peaceful, Cozy, Accommodating

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cozy cabin for very small groups, couples or individuals. The cabin is just several minutes from downtown Durango, but secluded enough and very peaceful. My trip coincided with a full week of snowfall, and Lana was very helpful when it came to making sure the driveway was cleared and that I also had access to shovels. Certainly hope to be back soon!

-Emily

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful review on the Cabin. We hope to be able to welcome you back to the Cabin or one of our other homes in the very near future!! All the best Emily! Thanks again, Lana
5

Much Needed Serenity

  • 5 of 5

We came to CO to initiate a new motorcycle and to enjoy some much overdue relaxation. We were excited by the pictures, but they didn't even do the property justice. The bed was very comfortable, the outdoor patio a terrific resting spot while we prepared dinner, and the screen porch was the ultimate.

Everything we might have needed was already there, and I was still discovering little touches after 4 days. The 'Welcome Guide' was very comprehensive--any visitor question was addressed.

As we were tired after each day, being away from the tourist hassle was the perfect setting for us. Town and attractions were close and easy to find, but we weren't forced to be among the summer crowds unless we chose.

The views were amazing, and we even got to enjoy the rock climbers while sitting on the patio. Lana was the perfect hostess, and we even extended our stay. It was the perfect retreat.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dana & Lee for the wonderful review on the Cabin. I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and I'm hopeful I'll be welcoming you back to one of our properties in the very near future! Until then..... all the best! Lana
4

Nice, but the mattresses need replacement

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the cabin for our honeymoon. It was beautiful, clean, and private, and the views were gorgeous. We had access to almost everything we needed in the kitchen, except that basic things like measuring spoons and cups would have been helpful.

Our primary complaint is that the bed is actually two twin mattresses placed next to each other, and we constantly slipped into the crevice between them (not so romantic...). For the cost of renting this place, an actual queen- or king-sized mattress would be very much appreciated.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you had a happy honeymoon stay with us! Sorry to hear you couldn't find the measuring cups and spoons? They were in the utility drawer next to the knives etc. The mattress has been replaced as well. Hope to have you back to celebrate your first year with us! All the best! Lana
5

A Little Gem Tucked Amongst the Trees

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was immaculately clean and stocked with everything you might need on your vacation. The wood interior was warm and cozy. It was just as described although quite small, perfect for a couple's romantic getaway. Although so close to downtown Durango, it felt far away in the country, very peaceful and private. We would definitely come again and recommend this lovely little cabin to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review on the Cabin, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to have you stay in one of our homes, I have four other homes that you have not yet discovered...! I'll look forward to welcoming back to one of these properties in the near future!! Until then.... All the best Nancy & David! Lana
4

Aspens in the Fall

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I took our second trip to Durango in the last two years and decided to stay in a property other than the city hotels. We selected this cabin due to its proximity to town and privacy. We were not disappointed and very pleased with the choice we made. The cabin was cozy and met all of our needs for the long weekend. The screened-in porch was our favorite spot and provided an early evening happy hour haven for us. The cabin's location provided easy access to Durango's shopping, restaurants and outdoor activities. We will highly consider staying at the property again on our next visit to Durango. The reservation transaction would have been easier and felt more secure with the use of credit cards. All in all, a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you David for the excellent review! We have five other homes in Durango along the same road so you and your wife will have to come and see us again sometime!! All the best, Lana
5

Perfect and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this cozy little cabin very much! It was the perfect distance from downtown. The cabin felt secluded, but was a mere 5 mins. from a very charming downtown Durango. We did the whole train thing, and would say that it is an experience that can't be missed! It was worth the price to choose the Alamosa car for the ride. It's a long day and the extra comfort and services was worth it. We drove much of the San Juan By-Way and stopped at many of the small towns along the way. We especially enjoyed the quaint town of Ouray. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking! Would defiantly come back to Durango and stay at Lana's cozy cabin!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Im happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Love to have you back at some point in the very near future! Lana

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Durango/ La Plata Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Sports Bar
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Hillcrest Golf
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Durango/Silverton Railroad
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
550/160
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bread Bakery
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Durango Mountain Resort

Private with incredible views!

Other Activities: One of the best rock climbing areas in the vicinity. Great biking and walking on the country road. Great hiking right from the property. Birdwatching

Golf: Hillcrest 5 minutes

Dalton Ranch 5 minutes

Tamarron 15 minutes

Ski: Durango Mountain Resort 20 minutes

Wolf Creek 1 1/2 hours

Telluride 1 1/2 hours

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Rates & Availability

From $195 Per night

Durango Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Pet Fee $15 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.8%
Notes RATES ARE FOR 2 PEOPLE ONLY, PLEASE INQUIRE FOR RATES FOR ADDITIONAL GUESTS
$900-$1095/week, $150-$195/night
Peak season June to September
Off season November to February
Please inquire for rates during shoulder season March, April, May, October
Holiday rates are higher, please inquire
$15/pet/night
The weekly rate includes six nights
Please pay 30 days prior to arrival. $350 deposit is due when the reservation is made.
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Amenities

Durango Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Rural
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Hi-speed internet! Private master bedroom with your own lcd tv! Great hiking!
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Privacy and incredible views on your own private acreage, yet close to town! Your own hiking trail!

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