Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit

HOT SPRINGS SPECIAL at Tall Spruce House luxury home. Walk to Spa, Skiing nearby

Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

Tall Spruce House 7 BR sleeps 2-22. Ski & Spa Discounts. Walk to Hot Springs!

LATE-BIRD SPECIAL! 20 Free Hot Springs Passes for weekly stays thru 3/31/17 or 10 Free Passes for 3-6 night stays, for bookings made after 1/1/17. Walk to Hot Springs! Larger groups enjoy Discount Ski Lift Tickets, Rentals and Lessons at Purgatory Ski Area just 15 minutes away. "Small Group Rates" available too.

Celebrating our 15th year, hosting over 400 families & groups, Tall Spruce House is the perfect vacation home in Southwest Colorado. With spectacular views, the home is ideally located 7 miles north of Durango, one mile to Dalton Ranch Golf Club and 15 minutes to Durango's Purgatory Ski Resort. Walk to Trimble Natural Hot Springs Spa with Olympic Pool & enjoy Discount Passes & Spa Treatments.

This 5,000 sq. ft. luxury vacation home has 7 bedrooms, 5 baths, & a private hot tub. Ideal for families & groups up to 22 looking for luxury accommodations at a very attractive price. "Small Group Rates" may be available and we offer weekly rates.

Features include Honeymoon Suite with jacuzzi & fireplace, 2nd Master Suite, 'Bunkie' perfect for 6 kids, Video Game Room or Private Massage Room (or 7th bedroom), 3 HDTV's with DVD players, 2 TV's with VCR's & Playstation, 2 BBQs, ping pong, free high-speed wifi, radiant in-floor heat, 2 laundry facilities, extra refrigerator, fully equipped kitchen, huge front lawn. This fabulous home is beautifully decorated and furnished, finished in tile and granite, completely equipped for your total comfort.

License #02540367-0000

More Details

Lisa Borucki
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guestbook comments: Beautiful, cozy & comfortable home away from home!

Thank you! Our group of 12 fit so comfortably in the BEAUTIFUL Tall Spruce House! The kids were delighted to have an instant sledding hill & the adults felt relaxed among the many cozy rooms. The hot tub was a hit as several of us chilled out in it before retreating to our slumber spots! Thank you for such an awesome family vacation!

From Roxanne & Family
Dec 2012
  • 1 of 102


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

HOT SPRINGS SPECIAL at Tall Spruce House luxury home. Walk to Spa, Skiing nearby
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 131 reviews
North Las Vegas, NV USA

Perfect place for large groups

  • 5 of 5

Wanted to express our great appreciation for the wonderful accommodations provided by Tall Spruce House during our stay December 31, 2012 - January 5, 2013. All 22 members of our immediate family - arriving from four different states - descended on a Monday and stayed through Saturday. Our large group of children had a ball sledding down the gentle slope in the snow-covered front yard. Cousins got to know one another, our children caught up on all the latest news, and we all shared fun times in this large, spacious house! It is clean and neat. We had all the necessities available to us in the various bedrooms and bathrooms. As family members took turns preparing meals for our large group, we found that we were well supplied with dishes, pots and pans, spices, appliances - everything we needed was at our fingertips.

Lisa is conscientious in providing for her guests. She has suggested interesting things to do in Durango. She met us as we arrived, told us to call her if we needed anything, and even left us some cookies and a tin of gourmet nuts along with a few instructions on the kitchen table. We would highly recommend the Tall Spruce House as a very special place for you and your family to spend quality time.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
6 0

The house was amazing and really suited the needs of our family.

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice in all aspects. The kitchen was great to cook meals in after a long day skiing and plenty of room for everyone to get together and talk about the day. The pictures of the house on the website was the deciding factor in my decision to rent the house and the pictures were very accurate and I felt like I knew the rooms of the house before we even got there! The owner had provided a note book with instructions and had place cards around the house to give additional information to help us enjoy our stay. She even called me to welcome us and let me know she had replaced a blind on the door. I had informed her that we would be arriving later in the evening and when we arrived the lights were on in the house so we did not have to try and find our way around in the dark. I could go on and on about this property and the owner but to sum it up if you are going to Durango, Colorado and need a house for a large group, (we had 15) then you could not find a better place to stay! We enjoyed some of the best skiing and shopping in and around Durango. We all agreed that the next time we come to Durango we will be staying here again. So don't pass this house up to stay at!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Good stay overall.

  • 4 of 5

We had total of 15 people , 9 adults & 6 kids ages 8-16. The house was plenty big for this group. The house was clean & furnished ok. Not luxurious but comfortable. The house could use some updating & new sheets & blankets for some beds. The dishwasher in kitchen didn't work well at all. We didn't let her know till New Year's Eve. Then no one able to come. The owner did give us a $25 credit back for that. But washing all dishes by hand made that side of house not have hot water for showers in the evening so after we figured that out we had people get showers before dishes. It would have been nice if kids could have played on ping pong table but it's in garage which was really cold! Overall we were satisfied with house . Some didn't like that it was 15-20 mins. to ski area. But it was centrally located between town & ski resort.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review & suggestions, Edye. We strive to keep everything updated at Tall Spruce House, adding to our set of linens monthly and keeping a new backup supply on hand, immediately replacing any that show signs of wear. And thank you for explaining that it was the bedding for the extra beds (roll-aways/futon) that needed some attention. We recently bought new blankets for the extra beds and left the others there to have a few extra, but I will go ahead & remove them, and the fitted sheet that showed some wear by a corner. I will also make sure my housekeepers know. Thank you again for bringing it to my attention. I’m sorry the dishwasher stopped working well on the holiday. When the repairman came Monday, we decided to buy a new one. I’m also sorry some of you had to take early showers. We have two large hot water heaters & there’s normally plenty of hot water. I hope the extra refund helped with any inconvenience. Ping pong may be more of a warm-weather activity but we do try to keep the home well-stocked for all seasons and all ages, with the hot tub & sleds for outdoor fun, and a variety for indoors too (games, movies, toys, video games, massage table, piano, etc.). I hope it’s clear that it is 15-20 minutes to skiing, and I also hope that the families enjoy being ¼ mile from Trimble Hot Springs Spa and 10 minutes from downtown Durango, so they can shop or go out to dinner and have a short drive to town and back “home” again. I’m delighted that you found Tall Spruce House clean, comfortable & large enough for your family to gather & enjoy your stay together. Thank you again!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautiful large clean house

  • 5 of 5

We had five groups in my family stay at the Tall Spruce House over Thanksgiving. The kitchen had everything we needed for a big turkey dinner. The house was large enough for all of us to spread out and have our own space. The house was clean and well kept with a large lawn in the front yard, a hot tub on the back deck, and a ping pong table in the garage that allowed for hours of fun! The house is very kid-friendly. The 5 children in our group loved sharing the bunk room. We enjoyed our four nights very much and I would recommend this house to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

What a great family get away

  • 5 of 5

My family has been coming to Colorado hunting for the last 28 years. Although we have stayed many different places we have returned to "Tall Spruce House" for the last 14 years. You might call it our home away from home. The home is centrally located to everything we enjoy with many conveniences walking distance away. If I could recommend any improvement to the property it would be to have the Tall Spruce tree lower branches trimmed up so that you could enjoy the amazing view from more areas of the home. Lisa is a great host and never fails to make us feel welcome.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great big family house

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this house 5 years ago and we're back for more, this time for some beautiful Fall Colorado color! The doors and windows were open all the time letting in the lovey breezes and sunshine. Everyone from the Grandparents to the grand babies had a great week away in this huge house that held us so well. The apple tree in the front yard was a big hit and the fruit was delicious! We made a home made apple pie! Thanks Lisa for another great experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
30 Miles
La Plata County Airport
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 550 & Trimble Lane
Car: recommended

Durango is a beautiful small town in southwest Colorado with numerous activities and attractions. During the winter months you will find skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling & sleigh rides at nearby Durango Mountain Resort. Or choose to ski at Silverton Mountain or Wolf Creek, both about an hour away.The narrow-gauge train to Silverton, Trimble Hot Springs Spa, Mesa Verde Indian Ruins, live melodrama, cowboy dinner show, rodeo and numerous music festivals are just a few of the favorites in Durango. Other Rocky Mountain activitires nearby include fishing, jeeping, golfing, river rafting, horse-back riding, cycling, mountain biking, hiking & hunting. Two lovely high-country lakes are within 10 minutes from the home and the Animas River runs through the glacial-carved valley where we are located, great for world-class fishing, along with numerous high-country streams. Our guests enjoy special rates for skiing & hot springs spa passes.


Rates & Availability

Durango House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Special-10-20 Free Spa Passes*
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 11 2017
5 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving & Polar Express
Nov 21 2017 - Dec 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holidays 2017
Dec 19 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $350
Tax Rate 6.8%

LATE-BIRD SPECIAL! 20 Free Hot Springs Passes for weekly stays thru 3/31/17 or 10 Free Passes for 3-6 night stays, for bookings made after 1/1/17. Ski Discounts available for larger groups.
Please call for Small Group Rates. 970-799-3493

Please refer to Owner's Rental Agreement, email or call us for details on cancellation policy.

****CANCELLATION POLICY is NOT CORRECT ****as listed below and on quotes by this website.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Durango House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Spa
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double Shower & Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double Vanity
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , Double Vanity
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Jacuzzi Bath & Double Shower in Honeymoon Suite. Two downstairs bedrooms share beautiful bathroom with double vanity, separate shower & bath.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , 2 sets of Bunk Beds with Double on Bottom, Single on Top
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full-size futon with premium spring mattress
  • 7 Bedrooms plus queen sofa bed in living room with extra foam for comfort and two twin roll-aways with comfy foam mattresses and 2 'pack 'n' play' cribs. 7th Bedroom can easily be converted to a Video Game Room or Private Massage Room.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 22 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Professional Chef and Masseuse on request. Smoking allowed outside only.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties