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Acorn Log Cabin,Ski & River Nearby,Hot Tub,Frplc,Wifi,River/MtnViews,Romantic

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms (3 Beds) + Convertible bed LivRm, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Get your cowboy (or cowgirl) on in this charming two story log home in the San Juan Mountains with its own private hot tub on an outside deck with stunning mountain views. With it's outdoor balconies on both bedrooms, enjoy morning coffee while watching a spectacular sunrise and the plentiful local wildlife. The starry nights, charming western vibe and surrounding forest will make you completely forget the big city! Close to skiing (only 20 minutes) and town, yet located in the most desirable vacation area between Wolf Creek Ski Area and Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Fishing is only minutes away in the nearby San Juan River. Snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and hiking only minutes away with direct access to the national forest. Our guests receive 10% OFF Durango-Silverton Steam Train Rides (Standard Class RT Train Rides)!

Horseback rides in Spring, Summer and Fall only a few miles away. If you must leave this idyllic cabin, town is only 10 minutes.

It has a peek-a-boo view of the San Juan River (1/3 mile or so) from the master bedroom balcony and the kitchen, which is below us in the river valley. You can even hear it's rushing waters in the Spring.

There are knotty pine floors throughout the cabin, a full kitchen, new dining table with antique chairs, high thread count linens, natural guest amenities, free High Speed Wireless Internet, flat screen TV's with free NetFlix, YouTube, Pandora and more, BlueRay/DVD players, (note we do not have satellite TV or regular TV channels),large movie library, gorgeous persian rugs, lot's of antiques and front loading stacked washer and dryer. There is a convenient mudroom as you enter that can store your skies, snowboards, bikes, and fishing poles. In the living room is a queen-size sleeper futon sofa and gas log stove fireplace with river rock surround.

Please visit our website to see our online photo album, there is a link further down this page to Acorn Lodging. Pagosa Springs is a great place to visit all year long!

Keywords: log cabin,vacation,cottage,hot tub,ski,mountains,forest,views,antiques,fireplace,romantic

More Details

Pamela Smith
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2017

About Pamela Smith

I always dreamed of owning my own mountain cabin, and here it is for all to enjoy. A little about me, I have two grown sons, love hunting for antiques and decorating.

I am also an artist and you will see my handiwork about Acorn Cottage, I also built the dining table with my Dad, found and refinished all the antique chairs around it! All the other vintage and antique furnishings are my finds and I restored all of them as well. Please enjoy!


PS See all my customer reviews on the Acorn Lodging website, scroll down to find link.

Pamela Smith purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Pamela Smith chose Pagosa Springs

Incredibly beautiful mountains, rivers, lakes, forest and alpine meadows, it looks like Switzerland!

What makes this cabin unique

Nearby Skiing, horseback riding, hot tub soaking, bird watching, meeting deer and elk who think Acorn Cottage is their's, dining out, fireplace and the incredible stars at night!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for such a lovely place to stay during our vacation to the Parelli Savvy Conference. It has been a joy to work with you in the rental. The views were marvelous.
Sep 2007
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San Juan River Village Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Wall Mounted Hair Dryer, Jack in Jill Upstairs Bathroo
  • Two bathrooms each with shower, there are no bathtubs at this cabin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Upstairs Loft Bedroom 2 - Extra Long Twin, plus Double Bed,balcony, in room vanity
    Futon Sofabed in Living Room - 1 double
    Upstairs Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Private Balcony, TV-Free NetFlix, BlueRay/DVD, Sink Vanity
  • Queen size Bed (1) New Plush Orthopedic Mattress, Double Bed (1) Comfortable Double Bed with Plush Bed Topper, Extra Long Twin Bed (1) New Plush Orthopedic Mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon Sofa Bed in Living Room, Queen Bedroom also has a magnifying makeup mirror at its sink vanity.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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
  • laundromat
  • 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
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Our guests receive 10% OFF Durango-Silverton Steam Train Rides (Standard Class RT Train Rides)! Stunning views from our private deck, balconies and hot tub! We are located in the San Juan River Village closest to Wolf Creek Ski Area, High Thread Count Linens, Forest Setting, Covered Front Porch, Bird Watching, Antiques, Free Wifi and NetFlix!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Acorn Log Cabin,Ski & River Nearby,Hot Tub,Frplc,Wifi,River/MtnViews,Romantic
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 70 reviews

Nice place !

  • 4 of 5

It was last minute check in and this place was available and it worked out great. Great location for me and I was very pleased. I am a frequent traveler to that area during snow ski season and I would stay again- Thanks for everything

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Cozy Cottage in the Woods!

  • 5 of 5

Acorn Cottage was just perfect for our winter vacation with friends! The location was ideal being close to skiing and also Pagosa Springs. It was cozy but yet we all had plenty of privacy with the well designed floor plan. The four of us loved the warm and tasteful décor that was like being at grandma's quaint mountain retreat. It's a very inviting place with a pot belly stove and beautiful handmade quilts. Of course, we loved ending our days soaking in the hot tub under the stars at night. Even though Acorn Cottage is rustic...the bathrooms are very modern and up to date. The kitchen is one of the best stocked kitchens of any rental we've ever stayed in. Pam and her staff's attention to detail is impressive! We definitely plan on returning!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, comfortable, well appointed cottage

  • 4 of 5

Cozy, comfortable, well appointed cottage

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice and restful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Close to the highway but private enough. It was close to Wolf Creek which is great

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our family loved this house!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at ACORN Cottage, it's the perfect size for a family ski weekend. Pam made us feel very welcome and the house has everything you need. We very much enjoyed the hot tub under the stars after an energetic day of skiing!! We definitely want to stay here again this season!!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect area, nice little cottage, great overall!

  • 5 of 5

After looking & looking for a vacation rental, we ended up at Acorn Cottage and I can't tell you how thankful we are for choosing it! It is in a quiet little neighborhood right on the outskirts of Pagosa Springs. Quick access to everything, yet far enough out to see wildlife. We saw a considerable amount of elk and mule deer. The cottage itself has everything you could possibly need or want, plus some. The internet went down (town wide) during our stay & Pam was great about keeping us posted as to its expected return. If you have a chance to visit during the fall, please do! The colors are absolutely amazing!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kip's Grill and Cantina
Spa at Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Outside
City Market Food & Pharmacy
"Only 20 minutes from Acorn Cottage"
Pagosa Baking Company & Cafe
"Yummy fresh baked goods and sandwiches"
Pagosa Ski & Snowbard Rentals
Goodman's Store
"Cool vintage western wear and decor store"
Ski & Bow Rack
"Besides skiing and archery, they have fishing supplies and tours as well."
Let It Fly
"Fishing folk's will love this great local spot!"
Wolf Creek Ski Area
"The Most Snow in Colorado and sometimes in the USA!"
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum
"Guests at Acorn Cottage and Acorn Lodging get 5% off tickets for the Narrow Gauge Railroad t..."
Wolf Creek Outfitters
"Spectacular Scenery Guided Horseback Rides"
Acorn Lodging
"This is our neighborhood, close to Wolf Creek and close to town, the perfect vacation spot i..."
Red Ryder Rodeo Grounds
High Country Fishing Charters
Wolf Creek
East by Southwest
"One of my fav places to eat, the best Sushi in the Colorado!"
Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Trail Tours
Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Durango Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Pagosa Springs Golf Course
Nearest Train
65 Miles
Durango Silverton Steam Train
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
E Hwy 160
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Old Miners Shack
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Wolf Creek Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Acorn Cottage in San Juan River Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Wolf Creek Outfitters - Horseback Riding
Nearest Point of Interest
Wolf Creek Ski Area-20 Minutes
Nearest Point of Interest
Pagosa Hot Springs
Nearest Point of Interest
Rodeo Arena
Nearest Point of Interest
Fishing on the San Juan River
Car: necessary

Skiing only 17 minutes away, Snowmobile 1 mile away,Hiking,Mineral Hot Springs, Fishing,ATV Rentals, Mesa Verde, Four Corners, Durango, Steam Train, Hunting, Rodeo, Spelunking, Horseback Riding


Rates & Availability

San Juan River Village Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Break
Mar 10 2017 - Mar 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season Non-Holiday
Mar 26 2017 - Apr 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Apr 16 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 29 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th Weekend
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Ski Season
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Ski Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Years Holidays
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
Ski Season 1
Jan 3 2018 - Jan 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
MLK Weekend
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Security Deposit $200
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.8%

Refundable Security Deposit Per Stay $200
Spring Break & Winter Holidays $195
Summer Holidays $175
Christmas-New Years Holidays 2-5 night Minimum $245
2 Night Minimum or 3-5 Night Minimum Some Holidays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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