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Robert Schmidt

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, spanish

Getaway Cabin Ideally Located Between Wolf Creek and Pagosa Springs!

6 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

San Juan River Village Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Built in the early 1900’s our cabin was once the home of Fred Harman, the late author of the Red Ryder comic books. It is therefore known as the Red Ryder cabin. Nestled in it’s own private cove with nothing but national forest behind it, the cabin has a wonderfully remote feel to it while still being easily accessible to both Wolf Creek ski area and to the town of Pagosa Springs. It is the picture of a quaint little cabin in the woods. When my brother Robert and I (I’m Zac) were looking for a place to buy we wanted something that had character and that is what we found in this little cabin. People who have stayed there have often commented on a kind of magical quality about the place. I know first hand that it somehow promotes really sound sleep – especially if there is rain falling on the metal roof. The interior is unique and cozy. We just installed a hickory floor and a new heater which just adds to the charm and coziness. There is wood burning stove and a little nook of a loft that kids always seem to like. Just outside the front door is a covered porch with a wood swing that looks down the road to a view of Saddle Mountain in the background. Attached to the porch is a large deck that is nice for eating outside or catching some sun. Behind the cabin is just national forest so it is not uncommon to see an assortment of wildlife. There is a hiking trail (or a cross country ski trial) that begins right out the back door.

Just a skip down the road are our neighbors Jeff and Jan who help us look after the place. They are really nice people and can help with anything that is needed, or just provide advice on places to eat or cool things to do. So we hope you come. Rob and I have put a lot of love into the cabin and we hope that everyone who comes and stays will be able to feel that love.

Keywords: skiing, private, quaint, cozy, woods, national forest

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Robert Schmidt (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, spanish

About Robert Schmidt

Rob and I are brothers who have a zest for life. We grew up in a musical family and still play music together throughout Colorado. We even took a couple of tours through Europe, playing on the streets and pubs. We both love the outdoors and relish in the finer things of life such as friendships and family, good stories, good food and drink, and time to hang out and play.

Robert Schmidt purchased this cabin in 1998

Why Robert Schmidt chose Pagosa Springs

In 1998 Rob and I took a trip through the central and south mountains of colorado on a quest to find a place that we could get away to. I remember the first time coming down Wolf Creek pass and stopping at the scenic overlook and thinking that it was one of the most beautiful valleys I had ever seen. We had traveled all through the rockies but when we stumbled onto the cabin we knew this was the place. There was just something about the way it looked that really grabbed us. Then it is close to Wolf Creek and skiing, it is surrounded by national forest and close to town. It really is an ideal location all around.

What makes this cabin unique

The location is amazing. It's right in between the ski area and Pagosa springs. Also, it is unique in that you can ski or hike into 100,000,000 acres of wilderness right out the back door.

Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

Getaway Cabin Ideally Located Between Wolf Creek and Pagosa Springs!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was a great place to get away from it all. The cabin was well taken care of and had a great rustic feel. You felt secluded from the rest of the neighborhood, but still close to the paved road. I would recommend this cabin to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great getaway in a beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

The property is everything as described...special place - would highly recommend, as close enough to town yet a world away once you arrive. Check it out!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

rustic with modern niceties

  • 5 of 5

We scheduled a last minute visit and were lucky enough to get this cabin. It is set far enough outside town you get a feel of remoteness, but not so far that you can't enjoy touristy things to do. The cabin has all the modern things that make one comfortable (except internet, but that's why most of us carry mobile phones) and is not far from hikes and waterfalls. There's a wide porch, a porch swing, comfortable beds, a fully stocked kitchen, and one and a half bathrooms...perfect for our family with two young kids and a dog. Beautiful! Thanks for letting us "get away" for a bit.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

lovely getaway

  • 5 of 5

lovely cabin at the end of the road. rustic yet has all you need to be comfy. great location for skiing at Wolf Creek. owner was easy to work with. my daughter and I want to come back in the summer!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Wonderfully unique

  • 5 of 5

My husband, my daughter, and I stayed here last June. This truly is a unique cabin. Beautifully set at the end of a long road, you're tucked up against the woods but no more than 10 minutes from downtown Pagosa Springs and the local Hot Springs. Kips is always great for some shrimp tacos and a good margarita. You can hike straight out the back door and up the hill and find yourself on a forested trail or a forest service road. Likewise if you have a stroller you can walk the streets down the hill or across the way and see beautiful mountain views.I've heard that powder skiing can't be beat on the hills near Wolf Creek Pass. Cozy and warm and a great environment for cooking dinner and enjoying each other's company.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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4

Good

  • 4 of 5

We liked the unique cabin and the peacefulness. It was not too far away from town also.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Map

Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Wolf Creek Ski Resort
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

San Juan River Village Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,200
$4,000
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,200
$4,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$165
$1,100
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Pet Fee $50
cleaning fee $135
Tax Rate 8.8%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

San Juan River Village Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 bunk bed
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Borders the national forest. Great xcountry skiing/hiking/hunting and adventure out the back door!

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