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Romantic getaway in the forest!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

Newly remodeled cozy cottage.

Private cottage with huge deck nestled in the forest. Cottage includes one bedroom with queen bed and a double pull out bed, two baths, sleeps four. Completely remodeled, brand new big kitchen, all new appliances, including washer and dryer. Radiant slab heating, working fireplace, fire wood provided. Hiking trail leaves from property. Very near Durango Mountain Resort, which has year-round activities. Easy access to Highway 550. Close to many hiking trails, mountain lakes, and other recreational opportunities. We have a good dirt road that is well maintained and fine in the fall and summer. In winter and possibly spring, you will need four wheel drive or all wheel drive because of the snow.

Scott Taylor
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 October, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

Priced right for a small family. Adjacent property sleeps six for a larger gathering.


Nearest Airport
35 Miles
La Plata County Airport
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Durango Mountain Resort


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Durango, Colorado

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Two bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Upstairs bedroom - 1 large double bed
  • One upstairs bedroom
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • 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
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Romantic getaway in the forest!
average rating of 4.9344263 based on 61 reviews

Awesome. Very clean, quiet and charming.

  • 5 of 5

Would use again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal Cabin & Location

  • 5 of 5

The cabin and location were perfect for our three day stay in the Durango area. We can't say enough nice things about how beautiful the interior was for comfort and privacy. Much care has gone into this VRBO.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Best Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This one bedroom cabin was nestled in the woods in a very quiet and beautiful mountain community. It was everything that the VRBO information said it was. We have rented a number of VRBO places and this was the best. The craftsmanship inside and out was unmatched in our experience. The nighttime sky was spectacular due to the lack of light pollution and the wildlife was abundant. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and if we plan on travelling to the Durango area again we would want to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Liberty Hill, TX

Birder's Paradise in the Pines

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully crafted small cottage in the pines with a surprising amount of space given the owner's talent for woodworking. Numerous cabinets and drawers for storage so you never feel cramped. Updated kitchen and appliances and a washer and dryer neatly tucked away under the stairs. The only issue was the beautiful wood floors and staircase which were very slick for my standard poodle. I ended up sleeping on the pull-out couch since he couldn't get up the stairs without falling. Next time I will put traction pads on his toes so it won't be an issue.

We spent many hours on the lovely deck watching the countless variety of birds, and with the addition of a hummingbird and seed feeder, there was never a dull moment with the flurry of activity. Some of the birds noted include: black rosy finches, steller's jay, chickadees, mountain bluebird, nuthatches and downy woodpeckers.

Hard to leave such a beautiful and peaceful place, and without a doubt we want to return again next year. The Taylor cottage is all that and more.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This cabin was exactly as described and better! The mountain area is just gorgeous. We saw deer every day except our last morning. Perhaps they were as sad as us in the fact that we were leaving. Scott did a beautiful remodel on this A-frame cabin. It was just the 2 of us, but it could have handled another couple on the sleeper sofa. We highly recommend this mountain getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home for a Summer vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had the most fabulous time staying in this beautiful home. It's in the perfect location. Not far from Durango at all. The place is beautiful inside and out. Everything you need is right there. We give it 2 thumbs up and if we are ever in Durango again we will definitely stay there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Durango, Colorado

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
22 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$127.93 + Tax
Pet Fee A$31.98 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.8%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Pet fee is per dog. For example, if you bring two dogs the fee will be $50.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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