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Slope Side Fantastic Views~ Warm Cowboy Style, Pool & Hot Tub

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,123 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Colorado Tax License # 02868455

Come Relax in the coziness of our “Cowboy Comfortable Interior” with Gorgeous Mountain Views, just a 2 Minute Walk to the Lifts. Members hot tub, heated pool overlooking the slopes & Fitness Center use Included!

A stone wood-burning fireplace greets you as you enter our spacious open loft style mountain lodge. The magnificent views of the Needles Mountains, the quality western furnishings and the warm lodge style of our vacation home will make you feel like you have escaped to your own cowboy cabin with all the comforts of home!

Ski down to the bunny slope not more than 25 yards walk to the tunnel, or a 2 minute stroll to the main lifts. Enjoy fresh morning coffee or BBQing on your private Mountain View deck. From the living room, large glass doors gaze over the bunny slopes and the Columbine ski run and the glorious mountain views. The upstairs loft area shares these same views. Even the bathroom has a view of the slopes!

Enjoy the HEATED POOL, HOT TUB and FITNESS CENTER with your Durango Mountain Members Association (DMMA) Guest Membership which is included with your stay.

Our 'Cowboy Comfortable' condo is filled with beautiful woodwork and sleeps 6-7 guests. It is very comfortable for 4 adults and 3 children. Sleeping options include one private queen bedroom downstairs, 1 upstairs open loft with a queen bed and views of the Columbine slope and Needles Mountains, and a sleeper sofa in front of those gorgeous mountain views. We also have a full size futon perfect for cuddling in front of the fireplace. Our upstairs bathroom features a walk-in shower, double sink and views of the ski lifts and slopes. The downstairs bath has a bathtub/shower. Both bathrooms have been updated.

Enjoy rich slate flooring in the entry and kitchen. The stainless refrigerator has an icemaker and our cabinetry is solid wood. Ample spices and cooking tools are stocked in the open kitchen where family can gather round and swap slope stories!

The Village is just a minutes’ walk, and the lodge, Mountain View pool with slide, hot tub and well-equipped fitness center are seconds away. In summer, spring and fall the DMMA privileges also include use of the tennis courts across the road, by the lake.

There is wonderful hiking and fly fishing a few minutes’ drive up the resort road to Hermosa Creek, with horseback riding also available. In late October and November Elk Hunting is also popular on the mountain. We are a short and scenic 30 minute drive North of Historic Durango and the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Durango boasts 'Music in the Mountains held each summer at the resort: festivals in the fall, chili cook offs, art galleries, darling boutiques and ample restaurants. Thanks to Ft. Lewis College in Durango there is a strong theatre, visual arts and music scene as well. If you still have energy, try some mountain biking, river-rafting, and kayaking or always free, rock hopping!

Winding down, take a family drive to explore the old mining towns of Silverton and Ouray. The mountain drive is easy and goes past waterfalls and amazing red mountains affording endless opportunities for budding photographers and professionals alike! Regardless of age or activity, if you love the great outdoors you will love the Durango area and your stay at Durango Mountain Resort!

Keywords: Cowboy Comforts, Ski Condo, Durango Mountain Resort, Slope side, Steps to Lifts, Views , Durango Train, Mountain Views

More Details

Owner
Steve & Toni Qualls
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Steve & Toni Qualls

Back in the 70's we (Stephen & Toni) shared Durango family fun and the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad with our son and his Grandma Margaret. Little did we imagine our son and his wife would 're-discover' Durango and bring it back into our lives. We loved their East Rim Condo and fly-fishing on the mountain so much, we decided to get our own! We are excited to create new family memories with our 3 daughters & son, their wonderful spouses and our 9 beloved Grandchildren. We also look forward to our Guests enjoying the ambiance of mountain home that we are blessed to have. We fell in love with the interior charm right away (we've always dreamed of a log cabin)and the location makes it easy to play.

Steve & Toni Qualls purchased this condo in 2010

Why Steve & Toni Qualls chose Southwestern Colorado

Too many things we love about Durango to fit into a little paragraph! Just to name a few: Ample places to explore for Fly fishing (how much gear do you have Steve???), wonderful walks along Hermosa Creek, the refreshing mountain air with morning coffee, superb selection of restaurants, BBQing on the mountain view patio, Great selection of Churches and downtown activities, the old cowboy mining towns of Silverton and Ouray (is that more than a few?)

What makes this condo unique

We are so wonderfully close to the slopes, lodge and village. Down our steps, and a few meters across the brave can ski right down to the bunny slope and transit lift area. 'Rule-followers' Ha Ha, have just a 2 minute walk right to the main lift area. We joined the DMMA, and pay an additional 8% that we include in our rates so our guests can also share in the enjoyment of the outdoor pool (heated in cool months, hot tub, well-equipped fitness center, tennis courts and valet ski check & Spa (the last two are optional and do have additional fees for us as well, however the DMMA key you receive at check-in gives you access to the areas).

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was a wonderful condo, nicely appointed, very welcoming, and very accessible to lifts and mountain village. Jim loved that he had Direct TV "just like home" with record feature so we could follow our usual routine of taping Jay Leno and watching it over breakfast. I loved the availability of condiments, spices and basic cooking needs. I brought my own because I'm used to that, but it's a real plus to have them available and just replace what you use.All in all we give C24 an A+. We probably won't be back in Durango this winter/spring, but with the first snowfall next season we will look forward to checking in with you again. We will definitely recommend your rentals to our friends, as well.
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Durango Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1123 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen Sleeper Sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9016395 based on 63 reviews
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed the comfort and the practicality of the condo, well situated close to hiking trails and towns of Durango and Ouray. Perfect amenities, the owners put a lot of thoughts into making the experience easy and comfortable. Thank you

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect famiy setting!

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect place for a family to gather. There is more than enough to do in the area and if we just stayed in the condo, that would have been great too!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful condo and its decorating are truly amazing. We have stayed in lots of mountain condos as well as others, and I don't think we have ever been in one as nicely appointed as this "bunkhouse." The finer touches of decorating to create a true Western feel and look were endless. The artwork is wonderful.

This was our first time ever in Durango and we visited the neighboring sites such as Mesa Verde, the Durango Silverton railroad and Ouray. We enjoyed terrific summer mountain weather. One of the simplest things was also one of the most enjoyable: starting the day on the deck in the early morning sunshine.

The hosts have gone beyond expectations in setting up their condo for their lucky visitors.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, what a great review. It is over the top! Thank you so much for noticing the things that we too love. I will make sure that our daughter Christie reads this review. It is our pleasure to share Durango with our guests. We have been visiting Durango since the 1950's and every trip is great. We still make memories every time we come. Hurry back when you can. Steve & Toni
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5

Cute condo with a great view off the balcony!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was functional and comfortable. Downstairs bed was a bit too soft for our liking. The location was perfect though and the balcony view was great.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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LOVE

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cute Condo! It was perfectly located out of town, but conviently between Durango and Silverton! We highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a family vacation whatever season you choose.

  • 4 of 5

The condo was a great little place that made you think you were staying in a cabin in the woods yet you had all the amenities of a mountain resort. . Purgatory! Great view off the balcony deck.

The 2 bedroom condo was well equipped. We prepared a few meals there and seemed to find everything we needed. Enjoyed the resort facility even though the bar and restaurants fell a bit short of expectations. The location of the condo is between Durango and Silverton great for hiking, biking and Jeeping. The pool was fine for the kids. The spa outside the resort is being renovated and it will be awhile before it is completed. It will be nice eventually.

Trails of all kinds were very easy to get to and the scenery of Colorado outstanding.

Took a side trip to Ouray and that was also very scenic and not to be missed.

The braver ones of our group river rafted and had a fantastic time but would recommend the shorter trip. The 4 hour one was just a couple of hours too long. A side trip up Lime Creek was quite an experience. A very long and narrow 12 miles that seemed like 30. However we enjoyed the beaver lodges at Potato Lake. Too hot for the beavers to be working that morning but we enjoyed the scenery. The lily pads were all in bloom. It seemed like a Manet painting. Hermosa Creek trail is also a favorite for fishing biking and hikers. Stayed the last week of June and the weather was perfect.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
DRO
Nearest Golf
3 Metres
Tamarron
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Silverton Durango Narrow Gauge Railway
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 550
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
Purgies at Purgatory Lodge
Nearest Ski
25 Metres
Purgatory/ Durango Mountain Resort
Car: recommended

New Zip Line opened at Resort June 2011, World Famous Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Alpine Slide open during summer activities.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $128
Pet Fee $53
Damage Deposit $300

Rates displayed are for a maximum 6 guests.
Departure Cleaning Fee ($128.16) and Pet Fee ($53.40) includes Colorado Lodging Tax. Tax quote includes Resort Fee - 8% and Colorado Lodging Tax - 6.8%. Refundable Security deposit $300.00 which is due with final payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.