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Spectacular Mountain Condo - Fully Renovated - Views, Views, Views!

Bedrooms 1
Space 740 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

On-Mountain Condo, 1 Bedroom + Sofabed, 1 Spa-style Bathroom (Sleeps 1-4)

Gorgeous on-mountain condo that is fully updated and well maintained. Brand new 'spa bathroom' featuring river rock and waterfall shower. Chef's kitchen that is modern, high-end and amazingly well-equipped. All new appliances. You won't find a better deal for a condo of this quality and location no matter how hard you look!

Breathtaking San Juan mountain views from every window - the best views in Silverpick Village! A true Colorado experience.

This one bedroom unit has been fully renovated and luxuriously upgraded. It sleeps up to four people and is located on the mountain, about half a mile south of Purgatory Resort, nestled in a mature aspen grove at an elevation of almost 8800 feet. It is only a two-minute drive to resort base area. It is the perfect location for an active get-away, a relaxing break or a romantic escape. The condo features breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains from the living room, dining room, bedroom and deck.

The living room is inviting and decorated in an updated “Colorado Mountain Style” … overstuffed seating, earthy colors, with natural wood and stone elements. The 10-foot wide glass door wall opens to a large private deck with a seating area to enjoy the fresh mountain air and amazing views. Deer and elk sometimes graze within a few dozen feet of the deck. Hummingbirds provide summertime entertainment as they buzz around enjoying the wildflowers.

The interior dining area features seating for four at a lodge-style table. There is also an outdoor courtyard patio dining area that can be used during the warmer months.

We often receive compliments from our guests regarding the impressive chef-inspired kitchen. From the new high end appliances, new cabinets and quartz counter tops to the ultra high quality Italian-made pots and pans, new dishes, utensils and small appliances, you’ll be all set to create a gourmet meal. If cooking on vacation is not your thing, no worries, as there is a great on-site restaurant and several others within a one mile radius of the condo.

You’ll appreciate the fully renovated bathroom with double vanity and featuring Kohler fixtures. Hair dryer, quality linens, guest robes and spa amenities (shampoo, soaps, lotion, sunscreen, etc.) are all included. The bathroom was upgraded to a 'spa room' in 2014 featuring a river rock and waterfall shower. The renovation includes custom tile, new cabinetry, high dual vanities and Kohler HydroRail shower system with super high-end finishes. It just may be the nicest place you have ever showered!

After a day on the mountain or enjoying the great outdoors, relax in front of the stone fireplace or soak in the hot tub, just steps away from the front door. The cozy sofa will invite you to unwind in front of the new 46-inch HD flat screen TV with premium satellite channels. There is also an extensive DVD library with new release and classic movies, a Sony PlayStation with assorted video games and a selection of books, magazines and 'old school' board games for your enjoyment.

When it is finally time to sleep, retire to the ultra-comfortable king-sized bed with top quality bedding and linens. The master bedroom was just redecorated with all new furnishings. Doze off watching the HD flat screen TV/DVD. Bringing friends or family? There is also a queen-sized pull-out bed in the living room with a brand new top-of-the-line memory foam mattress.

Taking a working vacation or just need to check your e-mail? The condo is equipped with free wi-fi. Our wi-fi is secured to this unit only, not shared with other units.

GO GREEN! To help the environment, we have chosen to subscribe to sustainable 100% wind power electricity for the condo and we have converted lighting to efficient CFB's. In November of 2013 we added a high efficiency European-style heating system throughout the unit. All appliances are new and Energy Star rated. The condo has been painted with low VOC paint.


This is an exceptionally well cared for and continuously updated unit as represented by our upgrades and renovation history:

2017: New Satellite TV service

2017: New built-in range

2016: New dishwasher

2016: New linens

2015: New living and dining room furniture

2015: New fridge

2015: New pans / cookware

2015: New patio furniture

2014: Fully remodeled bathroom / spa shower ($18k renovation)

2014: New tile in kitchen

2014: New paint

2014: Private WiFi installed - 12 Mbps

2013: New bedroom furniture, linens, mattress

2013: New high efficiency European heaters installed

2013: New sofabed / memory foam mattress

2013: New dishes, pots/pans, small appliances

2013: New linens

2013: New draperies

2012: New paint

2012: New flat screen TVs+ DVD and Playstation

2012: New water heater

Previous upgrades:

Brand new kitchen, full renovation

New range, microwave

Upgraded stone fireplace


Keywords: condo,apartment, ski vacation,vacation property

More Details

Krista Molloy
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, hungarian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Krista Molloy

Krista and Gabor call Denver home but spend as much time as possible in Durango and the Austrian Alps. 'We love the mountain lifestyle and Durango has some of the best hiking and biking in the world .. the scenery and weather are amazing.' 'We hope that you'll enjoy this area and the condo as much as we do, and that you'll agree this is one of the most perfect spots in all Colorado!'

Krista Molloy purchased this condo in 1999

Why Krista Molloy chose Southwestern Colorado

We loved Durango from that first visit. We bought the property knowing that one day we wanted to retire in this area. It reminded Krista of Canada (where she was born) and reminded Gabor of Austria (where he had lived). The mountains in this area are very rugged and beautiful and the evergreen and aspen forests are amazingly green and lush. We bought the condo thinking winter would be when we would spend the most time there, but after visiting in spring, summer and fall, we discovered the other seasons are just as impressive. The 300+ days of sunshine each year was the final deciding factor ... we couldn't resist.

What makes this condo unique

This is a true 'home away from home' ... well-equipped, comfortable and completely modernized. The location - about half a mile from the ski resort - makes it close enough to feel like a Colorado mountain resort, but far enough away from the noise and congestion of the base area. In the summer, the location escapes the uncomfortable desert heat of the town of Durango, still only 20 to 25 minutes away (and the most beautiful 24 mile drive you can imagine!). The setting is pristine ... backed up against the Hermosa cliffs to the west, surrounded by mature aspen forests and breathtaking views of the San Juan mountains to the north and east. We bet you won't want your vacation to end!

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed your condo! It was really great! I loved that the kitchen was well stocked with everything needed to actually prepare and serve meals! Just super comfortable with everything we could ask for! The skiing was perfect and it was so nice to be so close to the area (as well as the hot tub!) Probably the best VRBO we've ever stayed in by far! We really appreciated the offer of a late check-out. We hope to be back soon!
Mar 2012
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Durango Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 740 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 bathroom with gorgeous river rock and waterfall walk-in shower, dual vanities. Kohler fixtures. Renovated in 2014.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Top quality bedding and linens., Sleep Sofa (1) Top quality brand new mattress, quality bedding and linens.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Chef-quality kitchen, new flat screen TVs, spa shower, green energy (wind powered electricity).


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(76 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Mountain Condo - Fully Renovated - Views, Views, Views!
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 79 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed condo with all the bells and whistles. Hope to return for a longer stay next time.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Outstanding condo

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the nicest condos we have rented. It was up to date with all modern conveniences. Great Internet connection. Wonderful kitchen. I cook and all the accessories were really appreciated.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun fun. Turn key condo

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful time ! Close to slopes and amazing skiing with family !!Last day enjoyed watched an all white gravy ferret playing in the snow piles

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Place for Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The mountain retreat was a very nice place to stay. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect condo with everyone one needs for a vacation in the mountains!

  • 4 of 5

We arrived at the condo late in the evening (having stopped at Walmart in Durango to pick up a few items) and were very pleased with how the place was well appointed. I have been in property management and hospitality for 20 years and was so impressed with how well equipped every room in the house was. It had everything you could ask for in a vacation situation. The place was exceptionally clean. It was nice to have all the first aid/personal toiletries that you wouldn't think of bringing from home. The kitchen has everything above and beyond what you could ask for. One thing to keep in mind, there is little tv reception and the only reason we noticed was due to not being able to get NFL football or baseball playoffs BUT the internet is private and strong enough for streaming as well as being able to log into work if necessary. Also, just know that you are not in the heart of downtown Durango and the condo is approximately 24 miles from town. The drive is beautiful and the good part is that you are closer to Silverton, Ouray and Telluride. The bathroom is like a spa and I loved the decor (where did you get the 3 photos of the stones?) and the cedar bench in the shower (very handy for women). Lovely back deck and having a view of the beautiful trees and mountains was very tranquil and relaxing, and in the fall - the colors were vivid. There is a nice wood fireplace with wood supplied, though we did not use it. It is exactly as described and very nice being away from the bustle of town and traffic. The Sow's Ear had excellent food and a bar as well as places to dine just up the road at Purgatory. We were at Silverpick for a wedding at Silverpick Lodge and all the activities planned went off without a problem. We do plan to come back for a longer stay for hiking and relaxing and will book Krista's property. You cannot go wrong with this wonderful condo.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We did just upgrade to a new sat TV service so we now have over 80 channels including several premium sports channels and movie channels. I'll send you the link for the photos of the rocks in the spa bathroom. We love those too! Thanks for staying with us!
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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum
"Especially worthwhile if yo plan to ride the train."
Ken & Sue's
"One of our favorite restaurants in town. Perfect if you are celebrating a birthday, anniver..."
Oscar's Cafe
"Fun, diner style eatery with an amazing breakfast."
Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Trail Tours
"Lots of adventure packages to choose from. Most popular rafting compnay!"
Durango Coffee Company
"Delicious coffee right on Main Street."
Jean Pierre Bakery and Restaurant
"Wonderfully prepared food and pastries that are out of this world. Great stop for a snack b..."
"Not to be missed, especially if you love scenery and trains!"
Serious Texas Barbeque
"LOVE this BBQ! Consider picking up a "to go order" as you pass through town and taking it b..."
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Sows Ear
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Several Courses
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railway
Nearest Motorway
800 Metres
Hwy 550N
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Sows Ear
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Purgatory Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Durango Mountain Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Trimble Hot Springs
Nearest Point of Interest
Silverton Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Mesa Verde National Park
Nearest Point of Interest
PJ's Gourmet Market / Wine Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Needles Gas Bar and Convenience Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Rockwood Train Station
Car: necessary

Glider rides, ATV or Jeep Tours, Train Rides, Music Festival, Snowshoeing, X-C Skiing, Mountaineering, Hot Springs, Children's Playground, Historical Sites, Archeological Sites


Rates & Availability

Durango Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July Holiday
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Holiday 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
Peak Holiday 2017
Dec 24 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2018
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 18 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.9%

Holidays, Holiday Weekends and Special Events may be priced higher and will have longer minimum stays. Prices are not guaranteed until deposit payment is made.

We HIGHLY RECOMMEND travel insurance.

30 Days Notice of Cancellation will receive partial refund (less cancellation fees) - Otherwise NO REFUNDS will be issued
for any reason including UNFORESEEN LIFE EVENTS within 30 days of arrival date. (Please purchase Travel Insurance. NO refunds due to illness, injury or other life events).

Contact us for reduced rates on longer stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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