ONE OF A KIND HIGH END ADVENTURE CABIN ABOVE SILVERTON, CO AT 11,000' ELEVATION

Katherine Aeby

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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ONE OF A KIND HIGH END ADVENTURE CABIN ABOVE SILVERTON, CO AT 11,000' ELEVATION

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3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6 privately

Gorgeous, private, off the grid cabin sits above the quaint mining town of Silverton, CO at 11,000 feet elevation. Accessible year round by a 4X4 vehicle (rental additional) - this cabin is at the epicenter of adventure activity. Extreme skiing is just 4 miles away at Silverton Mountain Ski Area. Durango Mountain Resort is only 25 miles away, with Durango, CO another 25 miles. Telluride is 80 miles away. The Animas River, known for its world class fishing and whitewater rafting, runs through Silverton. Don't forget the Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge train which runs from May through September. Nestled in the midst of the San Juan Mountains this property has stunning views of Storm King and Silverton Peaks. This eco friendly cabin is at the height of spectacular. Completely off the grid, it is solar powered, heated with 2 wood burning stoves and has a flushing toilet, and showers. For those who want back country comfort and privacy, this is your haven!

Location specifics: The cabin is across the Animas River on Blair Mountain. Take a 4X4, unmaintained county road up 2.5 miles. You will be between the Swansee and Blair Gulches. Because the road is not maintained, EMS/Fire services are not available for this cabin.

For those who enjoy adventure!: This experience is for those who enjoy an adventure! While we work extra hard to make your experience seamless, we cannot guarantee that you won't have to do a little to pull this off. In winter, especially, fires need to be maintained for warmth as there is no thermostat to set for forced heat.

If rented, the Rhino will get you up the hill, but we cannot guarantee the quality, nor quantity of the snow, which may challenge the Rhino. You may need to be prepared to hike/ski in. Also, the Rhino is an open air vehicle. Be prepared with layers suitable to the current conditions.

The electricity comes from solar panels, and those may need to be cleared during your stay in order for the system to work.

If there are any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Katherine.

More Details
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Katherine Aeby

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 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:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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One of a kind high end adventure cabin above Silverton, CO at 11,000' elevation
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews
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One of a kind high end adventure cabin above Silverton, CO at 11,000' elevation
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p275254
+1 970 385-7332
Silverton Southwestern Colorado
Texas
5

Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Blair Mountain Cabin for 10 days, It was everything we could have hoped for and more....we spent the days riding the mountain passes and the evenings enjoying the views, and all the amenities of home....a side from the lack of cell service which was welcome. Perfect for a couple or family.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
One of a kind high end adventure cabin above Silverton, CO at 11,000' elevation
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p275254
+1 970 385-7332
Silverton Southwestern Colorado
Bentonville Arkansas
5

Absolutely Amazing!!!!

  • 5 of 5
Our family just recently stayed at the Blair Mountain cabin and it was absolutely amazing. If you want the amenities of home, however away from everything this is for you. There is nothing like waking up each morning above the clouds, and 40 degrees in August. This is a place you can really unwind and get away from it all(blackberry, internet, phone, etc..) If you enjoy the outdoors and activities such as ATVing in the mountains, once you get to the property you can ride hundreds of miles of backcountry from the property. Although the property is off the grid, the solar and backup generator are perfect. Quite honestly most would not even know it is off grid. Our boys really enjoyed the ping pong table in the basement as it provided hours of entertainment. The owners(Kathy and Paul) have done outstanding with this cabin as it has everything you will need. Just bring your clothes and food. We are planning a return visit next summer as this is a truly special experience.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
One of a kind high end adventure cabin above Silverton, CO at 11,000' elevation
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p275254
+1 970 385-7332
Silverton Southwestern Colorado
Bentonville Arkansas
5

Absolutely Amazing!!!!

  • 5 of 5
Our family just recently stayed at the Blair Mountain cabin and it was absolutely amazing. If you want the amenities of home, however away from everything this is for you. There is nothing like waking up each morning above the clouds, and 40 degrees in August. This is a place you can really unwind and get away from it all(blackberry, internet, phone, etc..) If you enjoy the outdoors and activities such as ATVing in the mountains, once you get to the property you can ride hundreds of miles of backcountry from the property. Although the property is off the grid, the solar and backup generator are perfect. Quite honestly most would not even know it is off grid. Our boys really enjoyed the ping pong table in the basement as it provided hours of entertainment. The owners(Kathy and Paul) have done outstanding with this cabin as it has everything you will need. Just bring your clothes and food. We are planning a return visit next summer as this is a truly special experience.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
One of a kind high end adventure cabin above Silverton, CO at 11,000' elevation
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p275254
+1 970 385-7332
Silverton Southwestern Colorado
Jamul, California
5

We Wanted a Private, Remote Getaway...

  • 5 of 5
We wanted a private, remote getaway, and we got it - in our two weeks plus at the cabin, we never saw or heard another person. Instead we got peace and quiet, wildlife, gorgeous views, and everything we needed to be comfortable. Despite being remote and off-grid, we had electricity, the usual appliances, hot and cold water, real bathrooms (including a shower), and of course a wood stove for heat. The cabin itself is beautiful; the description and photos don't do it justice. Everything was spotlessly clean and neat, more so than our own home generally is :) We've been to the San Juan Mountains quite a few times, and until now have always been disappointed with our lodging. On this trip, our lodging was the centerpiece of our experience; our "base camp" for lots of offroading and hiking, on our quests for wildflowers and wildlife. My wife and I (and our two dogs!) will be back next year for a repeat. We'd recommend this cabin to friends and family in a heartbeat.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
One of a kind high end adventure cabin above Silverton, CO at 11,000' elevation
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p275254
+1 970 385-7332
Silverton Southwestern Colorado
Plano, Texas
5

Excellent Location for Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I were able to stay at this property for our honeymoon. The cabin was beautiful and the scenery was amazing. Our families were still in Silverton, so this was a great refuge to start our lives together. I couldn't even begin to describe the beauty of the cabin or the care of decorating and maintaining such a wonderful oasis, but this cabin was obviously built by those who loved the land and are concerned about the comfort of those staying there. I would recommend this facility to anyone for any reason, but for my husband and I, it will always be the perfect honeymoon spot... Peaceful, serene and full of love and beauty.
  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
One of a kind high end adventure cabin above Silverton, CO at 11,000' elevation
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p275254
+1 970 385-7332
Silverton Southwestern Colorado
Houston
5

Karen

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at Blair Mountain Cabin was truly unique. The home was gorgeous, well accommodated, and very comfortable for our family of four. We enjoyed the location because it was close enough to town, yet far enough away that when we were at the cabin it felt peaceful as if we had our own mountain. It was a great location for exploring by ATV or hiking (which we did daily). And we enjoyed evenings playing ping pong, board games or looking at the night sky (which was fantastic)!
I would recommend the home to anyone who wants to be tucked away and families that like to explore the outdoors.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Durango La Plata County Airport
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Silverton
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Highway 550 North
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Silverton
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Silverton Mountain Ski Area
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Glacier Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Silverton
Car: recommended

Nestled in the south San Juan Mountains at 11,000 feet above the town of Siverton, Colorado, with incredible views of Storm King Mountain. Silverton Mountain Ski Area is located 4 miles away, and there are two private ski runs. Telluride is 80 miles to the north west, and Durango is only 50 miles to the south. Durango Mountain Resort is 25 miles to the south. The cabin is 2.5 miles up CR 20 on 11 acres of forested land. A Yamaha Rhino ATV comes with the cabin rental, with wheels for summer exploring and tracks for wintertime access. A 4 wheel drive vehicle is recommended for non-winter access as well.

Other Activities: hiking, jeeping

Ski: Extreme skiers haven! Located only 4 miles from world renowned Silverton Mountain Ski Area, this property offers all the luxury and comfort in a spectacular setting. Also centrally located close to Telluride Ski Area, and Durango Mountain Resort.

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Availability & Rates

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Silverton Cabin Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Notes

  • These rates include taxes and cleaning. Gratuities are appreciated.
  • For pets, there is a non refundable fee of $50/pet each stay. Each additional person will have a $50/person/night fee.
    There is a minimum 4 night stay during low season (Jan - May).
  • A deposit of $500 is requested for reservation confirmation which will be returned within 14 days after stay has concluded. Half of the rental is requested 60 days prior to reservation, and the balance due 35 days prior to reservation. If you cancel within 30 days of use, there is a 20% TOTAL cancellation fee, including the deposit.

Amenities

Amenities

Silverton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
General:
  • Wood Stove
  • Telescope
  • Linens Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , downstairs
  • Each bathroom is a full bath provided with soap and towels. The upstairs master bath is complete with an ecological composting toilet!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , upstairs with Dormers
    Blue Room - 1 queen , cozy & intimate
    Yellow/Green Room - 1 queen , spacious & airy
  • Each Bedroom features a queen sized bed with linens, an alarm clock, seating, dresser and closet. The upstairs master bedroom has a large bath with a claw-foot tub with shower attachment and a double sink/mirror vanity. This bath has a composting toilet. The downstairs bedrooms have access to a bath with a flushing toilet and a tub/shower. This bath has a single sink vanity.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sledding
  • scenic drives
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • whitewater rafting
  • hunting
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ski privileges optional
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Please check with owners about the acclimation needs due to elevation and inaccessibility of emergency services. There is cell phone service, depending on your service provider. The TV is for DVD/video only. The Rhino can be rented for an additional $770 per week. There will be a $50 lost key charge per key.