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Bayfield Forest Lakes Mountain Home-Durango Area

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths (Sleeps 8-13)

This immaculate 3BR/2BA 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 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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Forest Lakes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 4WD necessary in winter on driveway. You will not make it up and down with 2WD when snow/ice is on driveway.
  • Please keep pets off the furniture. Please clean up after your pet does their business around house and neighborhood.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Dual sinks in master bath. Walk in shower with multiple spray heads in master bath. Tub/Shower combo in second bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom has King size bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Second Bedroom has full size bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 4 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , There are 4 twin beds, 1 Queen bed, and 1 sofa in the loft.
  • Additional sleeping areas: Loft+Den, Twin/Single: There are 4 twin beds in the loft. There is one Queen bed in the loft. There is one sofa in the loft. Two stand alone twins and one twin day bed with a twin trundle bed underneath, Sleep Sofa: Two Ethan Allen pullout sleeper sofas in the living room.
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • 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
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews

Great location and great home!

  • 5 of 5

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!!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super Family Polar Express Trip

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home!!

  • 4 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice cabin that could accommodate our entire family.

  • 4 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location great weather!

  • 4 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Outstanding accommodations ! Nestled in the beautiful Colorado mountains .

  • 5 of 5

Vacation home was excellent !

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Staley Faulkner
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 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.


Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Durango La Plata County Airport
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Silverton Steam Train-Durango
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Hwy 160
Nearest Ski
43 Miles
Purgatory Ski Area
Car: necessary

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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 6.8%

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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