Peaceful setting in the woods with all the comforts of home. Wake up surrounded by the serenity of nature, where you'll encounter a variety of wildlife...deer, elk, birds, rabbits, in your own front yard. Enjoy a leisurely hike, right out your front door, or just a few miles away you'll find trails to challenge the most avid hikers. Trout/Salmon fishing, rafting, soaking in the hot springs, skiing, biking all within a lovely 1-25 mile drive. Fine dining and entertainment all near by. Don't forget to ride the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Train! For winter sports fun, it's just a short drive to Durango Mountain Resort or Wolf Creek. But if your idea of fun is just hanging out at the cabin and taking a nice winter walk, you can hike or snow shoe in the freshly fallen white stuff, then run inside to warm by the fire and sip hot chocolate! Ice skate at Chapman Ice Rink or experience a sleigh ride in Durango. Phenomenal sledding hills are located in our mountain community, at the nearby lake and park. Experience the peace and serenity of our little piece of heaven. You'll no doubt be planning your next visit, before you even begin to head back home! Unfortunately, I am allergic to dogs and cats so we do not allow them.
3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom located in small mountain community
Janet Kay Strahan
- Calendar last updated:
- Nov 9, 2018
About Janet Kay Strahan
We lived in SW Colorado for 14 years, and absolutely love everything about the area. We think you will too!
Why Janet Kay Strahan chose Forest Lakes
Cozy, comfy, and everything you need for your Colorado Getaway!
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Colorado Cabin Escape
This is such a great escape! We stayed for 11 days and loved it! The cabin is very well set up, and great kitchen for cooking :) Nice little Community, with a pond, playgrounds and tons of wildlife, it was just what we needed to cool off from the hot Arizona Summer.
We will for sure be back! Owners where very easy and helpful to work with also :)
We’re thrilled that you enjoyed your stay Shelley, and we’d love to have you back anytime! Thank you for taking such care with our cabin. Jan
The cabin is in a beautiful, quiet wooded neighborhood. There were two nice bucks hanging around the front yard grazing on the grass. Of all the VRBO rentals we have stayed in, this was the cleanest and nicest by far. The "no pet" rule was a plus to us.
A beautiful cabin with everything you will need!
We stayed at Stan and Jan's cabin for a week and absolutely loved it! It is nestled in the trees and is such a beautiful cabin. Everything is quality in it...from the furniture to the new carpet to the fixtures to the towels. The kitchen has EVERYTHING you can imagine. You will not need to bring anything with you. We brought our groceries and cooked up everything we needed to with ease. Also, this cabin is very clean! You'd think with all of the wood and decor that there would be a little dust...not even a little! We enjoyed sitting on the front porch watching the deer in the yard (we saw deer every day near the cabin!) and seeing the American flag lit up at night. We also enjoyed sitting on the back porch in the cool breeze after grilling up some burgers on their grill! There is plenty of room in this house as well! The bedrooms are large and there is plenty of space! And Jan is easy to get ahold of and responds quickly! I would definitely come back to this cabin and would recommend it if you are in the Bayfield or Durango area. We mostly did stuff in Durango and it's about a 30 minute drive to anywhere in Durango. But it was nice to retreat back to our little cabin at the end of each day!
A Little Slice Of Heaven - Again!
This is by far the best vacation we've had! This is our second stay in Jan and Stan's cabin and they've set the bar so high, we don't know if we could go anywhere else. The cabin is clean, has all the amenities plus some, you can sit on either of the porches and just feel at peace. You are sure to get a glimpse of several deer as they come visit both morning and night. This place is close enough to go sight see, hike, fish, or shop in the surrounding areas. Thank you Jan and Stan for your outstanding hospitality once again! We'll be back!
We are always happy to host you and your family, Debbie and look forward to your next stay! Thank you for loving our cabin and it's peaceful surroundings as much as we do and taking such great care of it. You are excellent guests and we would highly recommend you.Can't wait to have you back next year!! Peace & blessings to you and your family.
Wonderful place to stay
My family and I enjoyed our stay in Stan’s cabin. It is peaceful and quiet. You don’t know there are others nearby. You feel like you’re completely alone. It was very relaxing which is what we were hoping it would be. The cabin is very nice. Thick carpet, great beds and bedding, roomy, and the kitchen is well stocked. We brought groceries from home, and it was easy to prepare meals for my family. Durango is close, so we shopped there and enjoyed lunch out one afternoon. If you’re looking for a quiet, peaceful place to stay with your family, this is the cabin you need. Stan and Jan were wonderful with any questions we had. Checking in and out was super fast and easy too.
Dear Mary, We’re so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return. Thanks so much for the stellar review! We try very hard to please our guests and tprovide you with all the niceties of your own home. Thanks also for taking such great care of our cabin. Come back soon!
Home away from home.
This was our second stay at the cabin and we truly feel comfortable staying here. It is very clean, quiet, and private. We will stay here again.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Damages will be charged to credit card on file. No pets allowed.