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Contemporary Luxury with Priceless La Plata Mountain Views

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Durango House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Huge Game Room, Loft & Deck with stunning mountain views

Luxury is the first and last word to describe this spectacular 3,600 square foot, three bedroom, three-and-a-half bath, all suite vacation home. Endless million dollar views greet you from every window and the abundant outdoor areas that surround your home. As a bonus, there is a cozy, fully furnished loft above the detached garage which provides additional accommodations for your family or group.

Only 15 minutes from Durango-La Plata County airport, 10 minutes from downtown Durango and less than an hour’s drive for myriad outdoor adventures including Durango Mountain Resort (skiing/snowboarding), this gorgeous home is the perfect place for your next vacation. You create the ultimate dream home vacation adventure while surrounded by luxurious comfort.

Enter to two stories of options. Upon approaching the multilevel entry you can’t help but be amazed by the one of kind solid stainless steel entry door with laser etched waterfall. As you pass through the entry door you hear the gentle sound of the waterfall immeadiatly on your left. The river rock path guides you straight to the sliding door which opens to the upstairs patio where you can watch breathtaking views of the La Plata’s or the sun sink slowly behind magnificent peaks. Turn right into the powder room and when you turn to the left you enter the sunken living room complete with 3-sided fireplace and contemporary Italian leather furniture. Entertainment options include an 80 inch flat screen TV that turns this room into a theater or the perfect place to watch the big game.

Continue around to the left and you’ll find the dining room which seats eight across from the Chef’s kitchen. A double oven, four burner stove with griddle, and commercial-sized refrigerator are just the beginning of what makes this kitchen every cook’s dream. Family can hang out at the breakfast bar with seating for four, while you create the perfect evening meal to refuel and revisit the day’s adventures.

The master suite includes a sliding door that opens to you the main patio and the custom spiral staircase down to the hot tub. The big surprise is that the master also has its very own private patio! Wait until you see the sunsets from here and the mountains glow in morning that gently wakes you up. The master bath is a retreat with his/hers sinks and a jetted tub to help you relax and recover from the day’s adventure.

The main patio has abundant seating, a gas BBQ and smoker (should you decide to grill your supper), a custom copper gas fire pit and heaters to keep the chill off in the evenings. Enjoy this 4-season patio as many Coloradan’s do. With 300+ days of sunshine, you will remember the good times had here.

The downstairs patio is accessed from the spiral wrought iron staircase and includes a hot tub, bar-like seating and access to the game room. The game room offers two sitting areas, one for relaxing with a good book or perhaps a game of chess and the other has a large flat panel TV with a leather sectional for relaxing in front of that movie you’ve not had the time to see. A championship quality pool table and a wet bar round out room which is perfect for family gatherings.

Two bedrooms open off the game room, the West Suite and the East Suite. Both feature contemporary queen sized comfort with marble shower and vanity in the west bathroom and tile and wood vanity with a shower/tub combo in the east bathroom. The detached garage offers a loft with a queen bed and sleeper sofa, microwave and its own bathroom with a shower.

Security is also as you would expect with 8-foot privacy fences, three security cameras, and a lighted, automatic gate at the driveway entrance.

Just minutes away, historic downtown Durango offers world class health spas, cinema, art gallery walks and shopping downtown, more restaurants per capita than anywhere else in the U.S., Durango Recreation Center for swimming and fitness, and a multitude of outdoor recreation.

All four seasons offer unique experiences. Have you ever seen a grove of Aspens turning gold with a backdrop of pines in the fall? Have you ever hiked a trail through a forest that opened up to spectacular mountain vistas?

Stand on the summit of 14,000 foot Mt. Eolus, Sunlight Peak, and/or Windom Peak. They are close enough to sleep in luxury, summit the mountain, relax in the ultimate of comfort and relive your accomplishment.

A nice evening out can be topped off by a horse drawn sleigh ride in the winter and one of the most famous attractions, the Durango-Silverton railroad offer endless mountain vistas in historic fashion. Bring your camera and extra memory cards.

Have you ever landed so many trout that you could feed your family supper and taken them from the river straight to your BBQ? Have you experienced the peace of cross country skiing or snow shoeing through a winter wonderland? How about renting a snow machine and exploring the snow cover forest surrounded by pines with a frosting of white? Your imagination and sense of adventure are the only limit on what is possible with your vacation home in the perfect location that can open the door to memories you will forever cherish.

One more reason to visit Durango is the many festivals and events in town and the surrounding areas; here's a sampling: Snowdowns Light Parade (Feb.), Silverton Ski Joring (Feb), Professional Snow Mobile Racing (Winter), Durango Farmers Market (Summer), Music In the Mountains (Summer), Animas River Days (June), Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade and Fireworks, Fiesta Days Rodeos, Chuck Wagon Cook Off and Carnival (July), Pro Cycling Tour (Aug), La Plata County Old Time Fair and Carnival (Aug), White Water Kayaking and Rafting Events (Summer), and Apple Festival with old fashioned apple cider pressing (Oct).

The prices listed are for 8 guests. Each additional guest regardless of age, is $50 per night per guest up to12 guests.

An assortment of land and water “Big Boy Mountain Toys” are available for rent for an additional fee.

Vehicle Rates:

2012 Jeep Wrangler $195.00 per day 200 miles daily maximum $.39 per mile thereafter

2011 Ram 2500 $225.00 per day 200 miles daily maximum $.50 per mile thereafter $500.00 deposit


2015 Enclosed 24 Toy hauler $150.00 per day no mileage limit

2012 Aluminum Snowmobile/ATV trailer $55.00 per day no mileage limit

2010 Big Tex ATV/ 3-place motorcycle trailer $55.00 per day no mileage limit.

Plus Deposit of $250.00


2011 Polaris RZR-XP 2-seat hi performance SXS $325.00 per day maximum of 8 hours, extra hours $75.00 each

2011 CanAM Outlander 800 2-seat hi performance ATV $235.00 per day maximum of 8 hours, extra hours $40.00 each.

Plus Deposit of $1000.00


2013 Polaris Pro RMK800 Ultra Hi Performance Mountain Sled $400.00 per 6 hours of use additional hours $100.00 each

2012 Skidoo XP Summit hi performance mountain sled $350.00 per 6 hours of use additional hours $75.00 each

Deposit of $1000.00


Wilderness Systems $55.00 per day

Perception $55.00 per day

Plus Deposit of $250.00

If you are looking for a rural mountain experience, there are two creek side Log Homes near Vallecito Reservoir that may be rented separately or together. Look up Vallecito Creekside 656 VRBO #573834 or Vallecito Creekside 628 VRBO #575309 for information about these secluded retreats.


Master Suite: Queen-sized Bed and upstairs patio access. West Suite: Queen-sized Bed. East Suite: Queen-sized Bed. Private Loft: Queen Bed and sleeper sofa.


Master Bath: Double sinks and vanities; Double shower with Bench; Jetted tub. West Suite Bath: Shower. East Suite Bath: Shower/Tub Combination. Loft Bath: Shower

Kitchen & Dining

Professional chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances and refrigerator with ice/water, double oven and gas range, full complement of cookware and dishware. Dining room seats 8 plus seating for 4 at the kitchen bar.


3-sided gas fireplace upstairs and gas fireplace in the game room. Two washers/dryers(master suite and downstairs laundry room). Parking for up to 10 cars. 400+ thread count linens and Turkish towels. See list for rental vehicles.


Wii/Xbox and flat panel TV in Loft and tons of board games (family fun). Game room includes pool table, fireplace, wet bar/refrigerator, and flat panel TV. Living room has 80” flat panel TV. Dish Satellite TV.


Mobile phone/tablet reception is very good with ATT and Verizon. DSL Internet service is available through Century Link.

Pool & Spa

Soak in the huge hot tub with stunning mountain vistas from the lower patio.

Outdoor Features (200 c)

Professionally landscaped one acre lot. Three deck/patio areas that total 1,200 sq. ft. Professional Napoleon gas grille on the dining room patio. See list for rental vehicles and outdoor toys.

Theme (200 c)

Historic, Tourist Attractions, Durango Mountain Resort, Luxury Dream Home Living, Adventure, Tranquility, Stunning Mountain Vistas, Paper Yourself, Perfect Honeymoon, Family Gatherings.

Locations & View (200 c)

Easy access to Durango, Airport, and Durango Mountain Resort/outdoor adventure and fun. Four Season Million Dollar Views that never grow old or routine.

We have a 100% refund policy if your reservation is cancelled 60 days prior to your stay. We highly recommend that you purchase renters and cancellation insurance.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Shannon Van Den Berg
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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based on 22 traveler reviews

Contemporary Luxury with Priceless La Plata Mountain Views
average rating of 4.3636365 based on 22 reviews

Great location close to town. Very nice home for a family vacation.

  • 4 of 5

The property is very nice with great amenities. Had trouble with ceiling fans and television remotes working in the lower level. Overall we loved it.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Christi for the positive review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay at our house. We did have one ceiling fan motor fail in the downstairs east bedroom suite and have purchased a new ceiling fan. We have been very booked this summer so I haven't been able to get our handyman out to install it yet. Please let me know if you had any other issues and we will get them addressed as well. Again, thank you so much for staying with us!
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Houston, TX

Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

The house is spectacular and very clean! Secluded yet close to town... Plan to return for another stay when the Fall starts.

Thanks for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views!

  • 4 of 5

Overall this was a great place to stay! It was a great place for several couples to stay. The views from the back porch and fire pit made it the place to relax.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Heather thank you so much for the positive review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our property. We just installed the new fire pit this spring and are quite happy with it as well. Again thank you for taking the time to give us a review!
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Beautiful property and home, few minor details

  • 4 of 5

Definitely recommend this property. The description matched everything very well and would love to come back again. The minor issues that came up were the hot water went out a little quickly, the front gate was faulty a few times and a few things didn't work properly like the outside heater and the living room chair. Other than that everything was great!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The home is as advertised. Great stay in a fun town.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Midland, TX

The good, the awesome and the coolest!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this house and the location of it is spectacular. The pictures on the website look great, but what you see in person when you're at the house is even greater. Best rental experience ever. Owner is very polite and quick in response. Will definitely come back for summer vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum
Ken & Sue's
Gazpacho Restaurant
Durango Discovery Kids Zone
Mahogany Grille
Himalayan Kitchen
East by Southwest
Carver Brewing Co.
"Best Breakfast in Durango"
Nature's Oasis
"Great little organic grocery store."
Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Trail Tours
Diamond Belle Saloon
Durango Area Tourism Office
College Drive Cafe
"Great breakfast spot"
Durango Melodrama and Vaudeville
The Irish Embassy Pub
"nice pub atmosphere "
Chapman Hill
Nearest Airport
11.5 Miles
LaPlata, County (DRO)
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
4.4 Miles
Hillcrest Golf Club
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Durango Silverton Railroad
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Upper East Side Cafe
Nearest Ski
33 Miles
Durango Mountain Resort
Car: recommended

Durango is located in southwestern Colorado and is the gateway to the LaPlata and San Juan mountains. If you enjoy the outdoors this jewel of the rockies is hard to beat. There are countless activities within a one hour drive from the property.


Rates & Availability

Durango House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Memorial Day 2017
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2017
May 30 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fourth of July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $195
Tax Rate 6.8%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Durango House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Double shower w/bench, soaking tub, double sinks, vanity
    West Suite Bath - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower
    East Suite Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    First Floor Half Bathroom - toilet
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom Suite - 1 queen
    East Bedroom Suite - 1 queen
    West Bedroom Suite - 1 queen
    Private Loft - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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