Durango Townhome Rental Photos and Description
1400+SF Town home,Sleeps 2 to 8* 2 BR's +Loft BR+ 2 Qn Sleeper + 1 twin sleeper
Ready to enjoy September hiking greenery, October Autumn Aspen colors, awesome Purgatory skiing, or tons of lakes, hiking,fishing & biking? Experience the best of Durango in a beautiful decor with mountain and Aspen forest views.
Ten reasons why our Mountain town-home may be perfect for you: 1. Awesome Location!: Framed by the spectacular Hermosa Cliffs & Aspen forest, the town-home faces Missionary Ridge and the Needles Mountains 2. Distance to Slopes & railroad: 1 mile, 2 - 3 minute drive to Purgatory skiing, summer chair lifts, and Adventure Pack, just 12 minutes to catch Durango Train at Rockwood Station. 3. Romance!: We decorated the spacious master suite with an incredibly romantic King canopy bed; perfect for a Durango Mountain honeymoon or 'rekindle the romance' get-away. 4. Beautiful Decor: Every piece of furniture and art was carefully chosen to create a vintage inspired, comfortably luxurious ambiance. 5. Views!: Both the King and Queen bedroom boast romantic pillow-top views. 6. Family friendly: Children love the bunk-bed loft, decorated just for them, 4 flat screen TV's ensure options for the whole family, Pack n Play and high chair provided. 6. Views Deck! A deck with outdoor dining deck is a treat at the resort; ours seats 8 with a stainless gas BBQ, 7. Spacious!: Enjoy attached bathrooms, walk in closets, and 18' vaulted ceilings in both main bedrooms, 8. Cozy Wood fireplace: Romance, relax on 3 sofas, and create memories by a wood fireplace with wood provided 9. Sleeps 2 for a romantic retreat, or up to a maximum of 10 (max occupancy is 6 adults + 4 children under age 14 or max 8 if all adults, infants count towards occupancy ) 10. Endless free hiking!: Aspen hiking trails are right out the back door across from your 2 parking spots and there are so many lakes (Purgatory, Electra, Haviland, Spud and Molas to name a few) within a few minutes drive!
Lots more on our Durango 'Romance & Family Fun' town-home follows; first a few important notes: our reservations are invoiced through the secure HA/VRBO reservations system. For our guests protection we will never ask you to: wire money, nor to mail a check, no payments by phone, no PayPal. After booking we provide a 15 page info packed Welcome Letter, and have our own DurangoLove site guests can use to help plan activities. We look forward to hearing from you. For inquiries you'll usually hear back in 24 hours, but thank you for understanding that we may be on a family trip or dealing with other aspects of life outside our rentals. We have a care-taker available locally for any emergencies encountered by our staying guests. For a response, please be sure your inquiry is completed with total number of guests, and a phone number to reach you. Please check both SPAM for correspondence. Now, on with the qualities of our beautifully decorated town-home in the gorgeous CO Rocky Mountains........
As owners we understand that your vacation time is a special, and believe the interior should be just as memorable as the mountains outside. Enjoy an inviting interior DESIGN INSPIRED by nature and Durango's historic roots; created with carefully chosen furnishings, hardwood floors, wool rugs, designer bedding, lots of textures, rich colors, antique accents and art.
SLEEPING OPTIONS: All bedrooms are upstairs. REKINDLE ROMANCE in a MASTER bedroom as beautiful as a Honeymoon Suite. Pillow Talk with Missionary Ridge Views from a King Canopy Bed with flowing curtains, and RL bedding. Relax with hardwood floors, 18' ceilings, a sitting area with flat-screen satellite TV, a love-seat that converts to a twin sleeper, and a walk-in closet. Aspen Forest & Hermosa Cliff views complement ROMANTIC WHIMSY in the 2nd BEDROOM. The queen bed features pillow-top views & 4' memory foam. Hardwood floors, a flat-screen TV w/ Direct TV and leather arm chair by the window create a relaxing retreat. A walk in closet provides ample storage. Children adore the forested purple LOFT with BUNK BED. The loft features a window, and is accessed by a lovely white wood wood spiral stair from the 2nd guest room.
BATHROOMS: All 3 bathrooms have updated fixtures and tile. Upstairs, the king and queen bedrooms both have attached bathrooms. Downstairs is a powder room with toilet and sink. The on-suite master bath features a dual granite vanity, brushed fixtures & massage shower. The guest room bath is shared with the loft, and has a massage shower and plentiful storage.
The KITCHEN and DINING are 2 of our favorite remodel projects; VINTAGE, WHIMSICAL, and WELCOMING. Antiqued cream cabinetry with seed glass and glass knobs start the day with a sparkle. Stainless appliances, gorgeous light travertine counters, and well stocked kitchen tools make eating in a breeze for a romantic dinner or the extended family. Dining in is special for children or romance in a custom cushy banquette, with lovely dinner ware and handmade glasses and flatware.
In non-snow months, the family can stretch out to our DECK with Missionary Ridge views, versatile seating for 8 & BBQ. The balcony has steps to a grassy area, and is 2 minute walk to a small playground, pick-nick area and the Award Winning Sow's Ear Restaurant (try the Elk and huge burgers!)
The FUNCTIONAL Stuff: Front-load Washer and Dryer & Private Wi-Fi, Parking for 2 cars about 10 Steps Outside our door, ski rack and 20 coat hooks in the entry, wood burning fireplace + firewood, Four flat-screen TV's (3 with Satellite, 1 with DVD only), crock pot, Maytag stainless dishwasher, lots more.
RESERVING our Durango Town-home...,,Our listing offers 'Book it Now' option, or QUOTES, and home details are sent BY EMAIL. Spring and Fall Seasons offer 1-2 Guest Romance Rates; be sure to include ALL guests age 2+, infants also count towards occupancy. Our reservations are invoiced exclusively through the secure HomeAway/ VRBO reservations system. We will never ask you to wire money, nor to mail a check, we never accept payments by phone, we do not accept PayPal. Please use 'view full header' under email tools to authenticate sender of any payment invoice and when you open an invoice, look for https in your browser (the important 's' for secure). If you call our voice mail will specify our Durango Vacation rentals. Please leave a detailed voice mail. We are happy to communicate with our guests. THANK YOU for considering our Silverpick town-home for your Southwest Colorado, vacation in Durango!
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
About Sunshine & Cody
A pleasant encounter in a library art & architecture section became a garden wedding 6 months later. The art & architecture interests foreshadowed a future together in building and design. We were both very fortunate to be enjoying satisfying careers, but jammed freeway commutes were wearing Cody out. Solution to daily traffic jams? Sell your home, buy a house in a foreign country without seeing it; and move to rural Costa Rica. Did we mention being 40 minutes off pavement, and taking 2 years to get a telephone and 3? ha ha.
For almost a decade we have stretched our boundaries; building a business, getting to know the people and culture of Costa Rica, and learning to cope with 2nd World challenges (establishing legal residency is far harder than most would expect). Cody has been busy building custom vacation homes and pools. Here in Costa Rica; our greatest blessing! arrived in the form of one amazing little girl. Sunshine still misses the joys of teaching (great students, faculty comrade, and writing curriculum) and conveniences of US life (Nearest Target, TJ Maxx and Home Depot? Sadly about 3000 miles). Fortunately, renewed purpose has been found as 'Mommy'.
It is true that the beaches, foliage and wild-life of Costa Rica are uniquely beautiful; the people good-hearted and loyal. Folks often say it sounds exciting to live in Costa Rica. Guanacaste is a perfect climate for laying around on the beach on vacation, taking a sunset horseback ride or zipping through the tree canopy with Howler Monkeys. However, equator sun is scorching rather than fun if not on vacation. We are grateful for our business, and strive to grow where planted; yet many of our dreams linger in the snow, at the lakes, and on hiking trails of Durango's refreshing mountain forests. We think you'll share the same emotions in the 5 minutes that you pass North after Glacier Club and begin your ascent into the breathtaking San Juan mountains towards Purgatory Mountain (the most ironic name ever.
Sunshine & Cody purchased this townhome in 2011
Why Sunshine & Cody chose Durango
Our dream future involves an area with year-round outdoor opportunities we could enjoy as a family, refreshing weather, and horses. Great Grandma and Grandpa used to visit Durango many years before we were born. Our first trip, and we loved it as much as they did. It is easy to see Durango as the ideal place to raise a family and enjoy being outdoors as many days a year as possible. There are arts, culture, great dining, awesome people, and a 4 year college. We've visited Durango in all seasons, and have yet to find a time of year that the mountain does not take our breath away! The Historic downtown area has a wonderful offering of dining options, visual arts, unique shopping and exciting events. The Fort Lewis college offers a variety of learning, music and theater opportunities. The mountain is almost central between Historic Durango and Silverton (we love to browse Silverton and Ouray too). There is something to enjoy outside year-round as a couple or a family. It is an easy town to make friends in; we have struck up meaningful warm, conversations with people on the top deck of the Ouray Brewery, at local churches, in the Brown's Shoe-store, at the Rochester Hotel, in Garden Schwartz Outdoor store, and on the slopes. Between the wealth of outdoor activities for all ages (we have not even had a chance to try them all yet!), amazing weather, educational opportunities, arts, great food, lots of choices for worship, antiques, unique boutiques, historic ambiance, wildlife, lakes and incredible mountain views, Durango is simply Amazing.
What makes this townhome unique
Durango's family friendly ski resort and historic downtown have won recognition from Conde Nast, US News and Outdoor Magazine, among numerous national publications. We realize that guests have many choices of lodging for a visit to Durango (and believe you should come to Durango & Purgatory no matter where you stay!). We have chosen two properties at the resort area that we love immensely, and invested our hearts and elbow grease into making them very special. We love being up on the mountain because it is substantially cooler than the valley in summer, and the views are magnificent. The Durango Mountain Resort area central to down-town Durango and Silverton with easy access to mountain fun for people that love the outdoors. Our East Rim condos are slope side, our Silverpick town-home is one mile south. One slopeside location boasts DMMA ammenities,one is Ski In Ski out, the town-home is spacious with an awesome king canopy suite, vaulted ceilings and immediate access to the Aspen Forest. Our condos have been significantly upgraded, have high quality decors, 2 levels of views and a deck or balcony. Whether you are beginning marriage with a honeymoon, a family traveling with young children, a couple needing a refresher, or traveling with the in-laws, one of our thoughtfully planned and lovingly decorated homes may be the perfect place to create lasting vacation memories.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Left on 09/16/2011 for a stay in September 2011
We enjoyed the condo very much. Was very comfortable and roomy. Decorated very nicely. Quiet and very relaxing.