About the property
- House2600 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3 Baths (Sleeps 8-13)
This immaculate 3BR/3BA home plus loft is 2600 square feet. The Master Bedroom has a king size bed, ceiling fan, huge walk in closet, and an armoire that hides a 26" Flat Panel with Dish Network. The master bathroom is large with dual sinks and a shower with multiple heads to hit those muscles after a long day of hiking. The second bedroom has a full size bed, large closet, ceiling fan and a dresser. The second bathroom has a single sink and a tub/shower combination. There is a linen closet in this bathroom as well. Third bedroom has been converted into an office for those who need to telework and a crib resides in this room for families with infants. The stairs to the loft are off of this room. The loft contains the third bathroom, two twin beds, a queen size bed, as well as a day bed with a trundle bed underneath. There is a large seating area with a couch and two chairs. There is a 37" flat panel television with Dish Network. The living room has two sleeper sofas and a comfortable rocking chair. There is also a 42" television with Dish Network. A saddle for kids to play upon as well as 4 barstools make up the rest of the living room area. The dining area has a large table that easily seats 6 people.
The kitchen has updated stainless steel appliances. Refrigerator, stove, sink with disposal, dishwasher, and microwave. There is a laundry closet next to the kitchen with washer and dryer.
Wireless internet is available throughout the house.
There is a two car attached garage with a propane grill. Please use it on the driveway as there is a fire danger in the area so I do not want to put this on the decks.
The front porch is large and the deck wraps all the way to the back of the house. The deck is huge with a large table, 6 chairs, one chaise, and a smaller table. There is also a kids size picnic table on the deck. Lots of entertaining and meals will be out on the deck.
Located in the area is a private 25 acre lake which is stocked for excellent fishing and does not require a license as it is a private lake or a picnic is just minutes away.
Small pets are accepted with a $100 fee per pet. There is a limit of two (2) small pets. ( A small pet to me is an animal less than 20 pounds). Please keep outside animals outside. Please no pets on any of the furniture. Please clean up after your pet around the house.
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- within one hour
- English, Spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
About Staley Faulkner
My wife and I are extremely blessed to have this house in Bayfield. We currently live in Austin, TX and have been looking for property in the Durango/Pagosa Springs area for several years. My wife's family is from the area and I fell in love with it 30 years ago when I first visited. Our older children are grown and they truly love the property to bring their friends for a vacation away from it all.
Staley Faulkner purchased this House in 2012
Why Staley Faulkner chose Forest Lakes
This home is so convenient to everything. Close to downtown Durango and the airport with major airlines, close to the Hot Springs of Pagosa Springs, Vallecito Reservoir is right up the road and several ski areas within an hour to two hour drive. Fly fishing, hunting and any and all outdoor activities are minutes away.
What makes this House unique
This house is at the end of a road so you will not get much if any traffic. Neighbors are friendly and close enough in case of emergency. Sitting on the deck is the most amazing thing about the house. Watch turkey, mule deer, elk, fox, and other wildlife while sitting on the deck enjoying the day.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great home, beds for everyone. We went skiing almost every day and it was nice and peaceful to back at the cabin with lots of widelife. We will definitely be back!
Great location and great home!
This was perfection! The home was so much better than the pictures tell. Location was in between Durango and Pagosa Springs so each is easy to get to. Bayfield has a great grocery store and liquor store so it's very easy to get essentials. Being able to hike and see wilderness right in the backyard is exactly the kind of getaway we were needing. If you are looking in this area, this is a great spot! And the owners were very accommodating and went out of their way to make sure a valuable that was left behind was returned safely! Thank you! We'd love to come back!!
Super Family Polar Express Trip
We had a great stay at this house! The kids loved the fact that they had their own room upstairs, and played board games and watched tv in the evenings. We went to the Polar Express and spent most of the day time in Durango, but it was certainly nice to get back to a place where we could all talk about the day and show and tell each other from our dining and shopping. Would stay again for sure if we are in the area! Recommend highly for families (we were 12) and it is a convenient drive to Durango. Thanks to the owners for a super family Christmas trip!
This house was beautiful with a beautiful location! The wildlife we saw was incredible. The home was comfortable and well stocked. Thank you again for the opportunity to rent your home. I'd do it again in a heatbeat!
Nice cabin that could accommodate our entire family.
We are a family of 7, and it was nice that every kid had a bed!!! It was nice that this house was at the end of the road and had some space.
Great location great weather!
Beautiful home and location. Loved all the wildlife and the weather was great. The owners are very customer service oriented and are very accommodating. I would definitely stay here again! Thanks for evverything!
Durango is 18 miles away. Vallecito Reservoir is 5 miles away. Navajo Reservoir is 30 miles away. Pirgatory is 45 miles away. Pagosa Springs is 45 miles away. Wolf Creek Ski Area is 75 miles away. Telluride Ski Resort is 88 Miles away. Private STOCKED lake in development, no license required.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
We do not charge more for weekends or holidays. We offer a great property at a great price. We have repeat visitors and we value those who stay with us. Cancellation Policy 100% if cancelled 45+ days prior to the Check-in Date 50% if cancelled 30-44 days prior to the Check-in Date 25% if cancelled 11-29 days prior to the Check-in Date 0% if cancelled within 10 days prior to Check-in Date