|Minimum Stay||5 nights|
Located exactly 7 miles due east of Durango at 7,200' Elevation. 20 Minutes drive to Downtown Durango. One hour drive to Durango Mountain Resort.
Exquisite private primary residence mountain top log home, 2,800 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, Spectacular mountain and valley views, wrap around decks with hot tub, charcoal BBQ, above ground pool, 2 small ponds with stream and waterfall, fruit orchard, great stargazing, wildlife including Deer, Eagles, Owls, Hummingbirds and more. Numerous outdoor seating areas with shade umbrellas and canopy enclosure, shaded patio with swing. Paved walkways, ample parking, 10 acres with, 800' driveway.
Four bedrooms, 2 art filled living rooms, fully equipped gourmet kitchen 4 burner gas stove, 2 convection ovens, pantry. Dining room seats 14+. Master Bedroom with king size bed, wood burning kiva fireplace. Upstairs bedroom with queen sized loft bed and double futon. Two full sized bedrooms downstairs with ample storage closets. Full baths with double sinks up and down. wireless internet inside and out.
Upstairs loft open to cathedral ceiling open to living room, Steinway grand, electric baseboard her with eco-friendly pellet stove. Large family room with wood burning fireplace, HD TV Blu-Ray DVD, French Double Manual Harpsichord, library.
Twenty minutes drive to downtown Durango, restaurants, shopping, galleries, theaters, concerts, music festivals, Fort Lewis College, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railway. Outdoor activities include lift serviced skiing at Durango Mountain Resort (60 minutes from house), Silverton Mountain, Wolf Creek, Taos, Telluride, back country skiing, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, hiking, biking, fishing, extensive Jeep trails in the spectacular San Juan Mountains, Weminuche Wilderness, fishing, sailing, waterskiing at nearby Vallecito Lake. One hour drive to Mesa Verde National Park, Hovenweep NM, Sand Canyon, Chaco Canyon, easy access to Moab, Arches National Park, Monument Valley, Canyon De Chelley, Grand Canyon, Lake Powell. Airport: Durango DRO: Distance 15 Minutes.
Keywords: Exquisite, Private, Home,
Both musicians, and retired CEO (Daniel) and Lawyer (Polly) have a great love of the outdoors and adventure. They have chosen Durango as the place they most wanted to live in, and continue their adventures in the great mountain west and around the globe.
Daniel Morgenstern purchased this house in 2000
Having been privileged to travel extensively throughout the United States and much of the world, we found Durango to be the BEST place we could choose to live in. Because we keep traveling in our motor home etc, our lovely home is available for guests to rent while we are out adventuring further.
In this day and age, natural beauty and the privacy to enjoy it without intrusion is a rare benefit amply provided by our beautiful mountain home.
ALL 12 families that rented our house in 2009 including multigenerational groups from toddlers to seniors LOVED their time in our home and had a fabulous time enjoying all the wonderful attractions Durango has to offer from here! We had many weekly guests including guests from Great Britain and one family that stayed for a month and had their families visit them here too! EVERYBODY FOUND OUR HOUSE TO BE THE PERFECT DURANGO VACATION RETREAT!
Daniel & Polly Morgenstern
We had a fabulous time staying in your beautiful home. We were able to kick back and relax. Early morning and evenings were nice relaxing on the outside deck watching the birds and the deer come up so close. I did stress out some with all the amazing things you have in your home when my smaller grandchildren would play, but all in all we had an amazing time.
This was the second summer we rented this home. We had five adults and two children with plenty of space and activities for everyone. The location is quiet and secluded, yet within easy driving distance of Durango. The owners provided excellent recommendations on local activities and amenities. We felt very welcome in this home.
We spend 4 nights in this home in June 2015, but wish we had stayed longer. We had a great time. The delightful homeowners were easy to get in touch with and promptly answered any questions we had. The home sits just a short drive from Durango, but is on large enough property that you really get a sense of privacy. We hope to return next year.
We enjoyed staying in this beautiful, spacious home for a fun filled sibling reunion. Loved the outdoor decks where we enjoyed having breakfast and dinners, looking out over the mountains and meadows. I loved the hummingbirds which flocked to the feeders on the deck.
All rooms are very nicely decorated and furnished. Kitchen has high end appliances. We were there in July, and had perfect weather....never needed the air conditioning, just opened windows to enjoy the cool, fresh air. Great location. We went to Mesa Verde one day. Rode the Narrow Gauge railway another day. The owners were great to work with. They even provided a detailed list of places to visit and nearby restaurants. Their list included hikes and even their favorite picnic spot, which we went to for a picnic and were in awe of the gorgeous site. Overall, it was a perfect vacation and we would all highly recommend this home. We hope to return someday soon!
The owner was pleasant to deal with. The house and location were as advertised. The hot tub and pool were nice to have. The closets, drawers and refrigerator were full of the owners clothes, belongings and food. The result is that six of us lived out of our suitcases. NOT why I rented a house.
Spent a week here with my wife in early August to escape the Oklahoma heat for a while. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and found the house the perfect retreat for a relaxing stay. Enjoyed the pool and hot tub. The 20 minute commute to Durango and local attractions was easy enough. The house is well situated with pleasing views and plenty of privacy. The house is wonderfully decorated. We stayed during the hottest time of the year, and even though there was no central air conditioning (two small window units one upstairs, one down), we were able to manage to keep the house comfortable with little extra effort. Thanks again to the owners for making it available. Would stay there again.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$200|
Guest agree to accept the terms of our maintenance instructions by renting our home and will be held responsible for any damages or losses. Guests acknowledge that we are NOT liable for any injuries or losses that result from the rental and use of our home. We prefer a 5 night rental but are open to 4.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.