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THE RAVENS NEST....HOME FOR THE 2 LEGGED AND 4 LEGGED FAMILIES.

Paula Craig

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Paula Craig

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2015
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THE RAVENS NEST....HOME FOR THE 2 LEGGED AND 4 LEGGED FAMILIES.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Pagosa Springs House Rental Photos and Description

A family gathering home. Mtn. and lake views. See www.pagosa.com for activitie

Welcome to our home. When you arrive, you will notice that every level of this 3000 sq. ft. home supports amazing deck living. Ravens Nest has been redesigned to accommodate small and large family gatherings.

Every floor has a full bath with endless hot water, thanks to tankless hot water heat. The house is zoned for different age levels. As you enter on the lower level, the mudroom offers you a triage area where you can stash your hiking boots, ski boots, and other gear in the boot box. We are a dog friendly home because we recognize how important your traveling companions are to you. A crate, bed, dishes, towels and tie downs are always available for our 4 legged friends. A special feature on the lower level of our home is the 'bunkhouse', a huge bedroom with 4 dorm style beds and a game playing area. The young people love this area.

When you are ready to watch movies, grab your popcorn and head to the Theatre Room, also on the lower level. A 46 inch HDTV, DVD, and Direct TV satellite system will provide you a quiet and relaxing evening.

Moving up the beautiful wood staircase to the main level, you will be dwarfed by the beautiful floor to ceiling moss rock fireplace wall and cathedral ceiling in the Great Room. This room will become your favorite gathering place to enjoy cozy fires, read, converse, play games, listen to music, or use the Wi-Fi set up for movies or emails. The kitchen dining area provides an open floor plan with cupboards that are well stocked to make it easy for those who love to cook.

The two main level bedrooms are large and very well furnished. The large third floor bedroom with a private bath and balcony, is the favorite place for quiet reading or a getaway for those who want a little more privacy.

Go outside to enjoy covered and uncovered deck living any time of the year. Enjoy BBQing in the summer, toddy time or quiet time, gazing at the stars, or just viewing the beautiful mountains, You can even see Lake Pagosa one block away, peaking through the trees from the main level deck. There is a guest canoe waiting for you at the lake ready to launch for a morning of fishing or a leisurely paddle later in the day.

Ravens Nest offer you plenty of privacy in a quiet neighborhood. Shopping, restaurants, and activities are within 5 minutes of the house when you are ready to reconnect with the world.

If you are an athletic person or a family that loves the outdoors, every month offers you different sports activities. Spring through summer offers you thrilling white water rafting to tubing down the river through town. In the winter, ski at Wolf Creek ski area or have fun doing many of the trails to cross country, snow shoe, or snow mobile.There are many day trips to enjoy......fabulous boating and fishing on Navajo Lake, riding the Durango train, zip lining, traveling to the Great Sand Dunes National Park, climbing through the ruins at Mesa Verde National Park or attending a moonlight ritual at Chimney Rock. Visit www.pagosa.com and www.pinterest.com, 'Pagosa Springs CO Attractions, Events and Information' for more information.

If you visit here to unwind from your busy life, you may never want to leave. Just remember, you are welcome back anytime to enjoy your little slice of heaven at the Ravens Nest.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Paula Craig (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2015

About Paula Craig

We retired to Pagosa in 2003 from the Denver area. Skiing, hiking, biking. rollerblading, river tubing, 4 wheeling and camping, are just some of the outdoor activities that make us happy. Sharing these experiences with family and friends has become one of our greatest joys. Check our www.pagosa.com to view current events.

Paula Craig purchased this house in 2012

What makes this house unique

3000 sq. ft. home with zoned living. Theatre room, HDTV, DVD, Direct TV and bunkhouse for children or singles on lower floor. Great Room, kitchen, dining and 2 large bedrooms on main level, large loft bedroom on 3rd floor. Full bathroom on every floor. Tankless hot water, so you never run out of hot water. Wi Fi Internet available. Plenty of outside living on uncovered and covered deck. There are 3 different deck areas depending your mood.The lake is a block from the house with a canoe available for boating and fishing. Area offers activities for every season. Truly a destination vacation. Visit www.pagosa.com

Guestbook comments from the owner

I will always remember a husband telling me that this was the 1st house that his wife didn't unpack her pots and pans because Ravens Nest had it all! Electric skillet for scrambled eggs and pancakes, yes.... tray to carry out morning coffee to the deck, yes...... tea kettle for those who don't drink coffee, yes..... every kind of spice, yes..... Thank you so much for appreciating all the creature comforts that I love to provide my guests..
Jul 2014
  • 1 of 2
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay 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

4.9
based on 47 traveler reviews

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The Ravens Nest....home for the 2 legged and 4 legged families.
average rating of 4.893617 based on 49 reviews
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The Ravens Nest....home for the 2 legged and 4 legged families.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421055vb
-970-398-0351
Pagosa Springs Southwestern Colorado
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5

Winter getaway

  • 5 of 5
Awesome place for a family and friends to vacation. Beautiful home with rustic charm. Plenty of room for the young crowd to hang out and play games. Great living room with fireplace for the adults to relax. Fully furnished kitchen (and then some) with spacious dining area. Can't wait to return in the summer to relax on the deck!! totally terrific place. And you get banana bread for your first breakfast. Thank you!! Paula definitely goes above and beyond to make your stay great.
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
The Ravens Nest....home for the 2 legged and 4 legged families.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421055vb
-970-398-0351
Pagosa Springs Southwestern Colorado
5

Wolf Creek Snowboarding Trip

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I used to live in Pagosa Springs, now we go back yearly to snowboard and visit friends and family. This was our first stay at Raven's Nest and definitely will not be our last!! We went up this year with a group of friends and we all enjoyed the house very much, all the queen size bedrooms are very similar so no one was fighting over a master bedroom! The bunk room was perfect for our single friends to stay in all together so no one was having to sleep on a couch. Paula was an awesome hostess and very helpful, we are all looking forward to our next trip up there!!
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
The Ravens Nest....home for the 2 legged and 4 legged families.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421055vb
-970-398-0351
Pagosa Springs Southwestern Colorado
Albuquerque, NM
5

Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5
This is our second time for a getaway with our family from Albuquerque to Pagosa Springs. We have stayed at Paula's Raven's Nest both times and have enjoyed it very much. The accommodations are rustic and comfortable with all the basic amenities (and then some) you could ask for in a mountain cabin. The kitchen is very functional as we use it for breakfast and a couple of dinners during our 4-day stays. We especially like sitting in the living room area with the fireplace and some music while reading a good book. Easy access to canoeing, hiking and getting into town. We'll be back to Raven's Nest again soon. Love the banana bread too. Thanks Paula!!
  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
The Ravens Nest....home for the 2 legged and 4 legged families.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421055vb
-970-398-0351
Pagosa Springs Southwestern Colorado
Ruidoso, NM
5

Extended Family Had a Great Time!

  • 5 of 5
Paula,

We would like to thank you for opening your lovely home to families like ours. It was the perfect place for us to "create memories"! Being dispersed across 3 different states makes it very challenging for our whole family (my husband & I, our 4 grown children, & their families) to get together, but Raven's Nest provided a peaceful and very pleasant atmosphere for us to enjoy our time together.

Your attention to detail is simply "above and beyond" and there was nothing that we needed that was not provided. I especially appreciated finding a box of kleenex in EVERY room. That is something I do in my own home and it was just a little extra special touch for me.

Of course everyone LOVED your homemade banana bread and I enjoyed visiting with you the afternoon you brought it over. You are truly "the hostess with the mostess"!

Our stay was more than we could have hoped for and we plan to return to Raven's Nest when we visit the Pagosa Springs area!

Sincerely,
A Very Satisfied Family

PS Here's a list of what we loved most about the home: the lighting outside after dark (no tripping because areas were not lit), the front entrance "mud" room (great to "dump" all the gear), the TV being in a separate room, the lovely deck, the swing on the deck, the beautiful flowers, your kind and gracious hospitality!
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
The Ravens Nest....home for the 2 legged and 4 legged families.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421055vb
-970-398-0351
Pagosa Springs Southwestern Colorado
Brush Prairie
5

Perfect home away from home

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed at several VRBO homes in Pagosa Springs over the years; Ravens Nest was the most welcoming and homey. Our group arrived from 3 different states for the Parelli Summit. No one knew everyone else. This was the perfect recluse from a hectic day where we could gather on the porch to get to know one another or could disperse to our own private areas. The 11 year old son of one couple and his dad enjoyed recovering from our long drive from Washington by canoeing around the lake. They loved it. We only regret that our busy schedule prevented us from meeting Paula and thanking her personally.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
The Ravens Nest....home for the 2 legged and 4 legged families.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421055vb
-970-398-0351
Pagosa Springs Southwestern Colorado
Aurora, Co
5

Lovely home near lake.

  • 5 of 5
Our family of eight spent the Labor Day weekend at The Ravens Nest along with two dogs. The home was immaculate, spacious, completely stocked and very comfortable. The arrangement of the bedrooms allow for privacy for those nap times. Loved our time visiting on the wrap around deck, watching the wildlife and taking walks to the lake. We did not make use of the canoe, but well within walking distance. The location is perfect for fishing, hiking, taking a drive into mountains or into town for a little shopping. Paula is a joy to work with, and she arrives with her delicious banana bread for a quick hello & to see if there are any needs. Would love to return again in the near future.
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Durango Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Pagosa Brewery
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Pagosa Springs Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Highway 160
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many restaurants
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Wolf Creek Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Every season offers you something special in Pagosa. Outdoor activities are endless winter and summer. Relaxing in our world famous hot springs, attending some of our music festivals, taking day trips to the National Sand Dunes, Mesa Verde National Monument, 4 wheeling, hiking, tubing down the river, or just kicking back to enjoy the peace and quiet of the gorgeous mountain views is enough to renew you.

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Pagosa Springs House Rental Rates

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Holiday Rates
Dec 17 2015 - Jan 3 2016
4 night minimum stay
$220
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Notes Holiday Rates- $220/night. President's Week, Spring Break, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day.. A minimum of 3 nights is required during summer months. A minimum of 4 nights are required during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

Amenities

Pagosa Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , lower level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on main floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 3rd floor bath
  • Thanks to tankless hotwater heat at the Ravens Nest, you are always guaranteed a hot shower or soak in any of our three bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 4 individual twin beds
  • Bedrooms have 1-2 dressers, bedside stands, plenty of lamps, window coverings, luggage carrier. Pak n play available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Canoe and different sized life jackets for summer boating. Toboggans and flying saucers for winter fun. Locked ski shed to hang skiis.

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