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Secluded Animas River View Retreat

Dining Room opens up into the kitchen with a nice kitchen island and stove top.
1 of 28Dining Room opens up into the kitchen with a nice kitchen island and stove top.
Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 13
Durango, Colorado
A beautiful custom built home with massive log vegas and a huge large deck overlooking the Animas River and the 'Old' original Hwy 550 bridge installed in 1939 by Montgomery Wards. This home is extremely private and situated far from the paved county access road thus giving you complete privacy and quietness. The home was built with 12 inch concrete walls and I must say, 'I think you can hear a needle strike the ground.' It is so quiet. And you will experience awesome views from each & every window. The sunsets are incredible while sitting on the riverside deck. That is how I built it! The home is only 5 miles from the NM/CO state line. It is only 30 minutes away from Farmington, NM or 30 minutes from Durango, CO and/or the Durango Airport located near Ignacio, CO. You will not regret this stay, I can assure you.... Read more
Listing #FKN3457950
About the Owner
Gary W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
Interaction with guests
I am only a phone call away in the event our guests have any questions. I personally built the home in 1998 and I am a lifelong resident of this area. I have a wealth of information for the adventuresome and know a little bit about the palate. Please feel free to give me a call.
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Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Stayed the week after Christmas thru New Years 2017 ! Perfect for family of 9 of our 3 families ! Beautiful place tucked away to a beautiful setting ! The pictures are nice but even better in person ! Home was well equipped with towels,...More

Thank Cruiser46526
Reviewed September 4, 2015

Properly described home with many lovingly prepared details. Ideal anchor point for touring southern Colorado. Very well suited for active children.

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Reviewed January 7, 2015

We spent Christmas here with extended family. The well-equipped kitchen, the deck, large family room and 4 bed/3 bath combo were just right for us. The house was bigger and better than even the photos show. And, as other travelers have said, the view from...More

2  Thank TeresaAnderson
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    3 Full baths
    1 Full
    3 Queens
    5 Twins
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Oct 17, 2018 -
Dec 13, 2018
3 nights
Dec 14, 2018 -
Jan 1, 2019
3 nights
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  • Pet fee: $60 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee: $165 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $150 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
The home is situated near the NM/CO state line. There is a paved county road to the home front entrance. The fabulous Quality Waters fishing of the San Juan River is only 30 minutes away. If you are a mountain bike enthusiast, the famous 'Alien' mountain bike trail is only 10 minutes away. And you have the great Indian ruins; Mesa Verde, Aztec Ruins, Salmon Ruins, and Chaco Canyon, all within reach. And if you snow ski, water raft or wish to simply enjoy a train ride to Silverton, CO, Durango is just 25 minutes away. Or if you simply want to veg and hang out at the place, we have had many guests that have left us feedback, that is just what they did and compliment the place for its peace and tranquility.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Durango Airport: 18.6 mi
The home is only 30 minutes from the Durango Airport or only 30 minutes from Downtown Durango. The home is situated on 3 1/2 acres and there is plenty of parking available.
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