Enjoy the Mountain and Durango in a 1430 SF town-home with a luxuriously comfortable and romantic decor perfect for couples and spacious for families. There are no better views around Durango than on the mountain, where higher elevation temperatures make it great to play outside year-round! The spacious town-home is located in Silverpick Village, just 1 mile (quick 2 minutes minute drive) South from Purgatory Skiing and Durango Mountain Resort. Our home can sleep up to 9 persons if at least 3 are children under 14, and offers savings rates for smaller groups. Pets may be welcome with approval, fee, and rules. Enjoy summer, spring and fall hiking right out the door, tons of lakes near-by for fishing and kayaking, and skiing at Purg just 2-3 minutes North!
Summer, Fall and Winter in the CO, Rocky Mountains are packed with activities! Please be sure to see the "DurangoLove" website I have built to assist our guest with activity links by season and details on rental policies, fees and taxes. Charming Historic Durango is a short, scenic 30 minute drive south on well maintained roads. Refreshing green summer at 9000ft with temperatures up to 15 degrees cooler than down-town, and stunning fall aspen changes right out your back and front windows. Mesa Verde national Park, Silverton Jeeping, and quaint Swiss influenced Ouray are all easy day trips. Lakes including Molas (2), Spud, Electra, Purgatory, and Haviland abound within 5 to 25 minutes drive. Enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful mountain ride on the Durango -Silverton Train by catching it just 12 minutes south at the Rockwood station. Riding the train from Rockwood May 2- Fall eliminates 2+ hours, flat, hot part of the trip.
Please note that for our guests security: we do NOT accept wires, nor Pay Pal, nor checks for rentals, and do not accept payments by phone. We invoice all reservations through a secure online system for vacation rentals. Credit Card or e-check are accepted. Contact us through our Flip Key listing prior to payment if you are ever solicited for payment and unsure the request is from us.
Our decor is inspired by Durango's history and nature outside. Substantially upgraded over original units and fully refurnished, enjoy special touches throughout: designer bedding, large canvas artworks, custom floral arrangements, beautiful throw pillows, hard wood floors on both levels, wool rugs and more will help your family feel "somewhere special". The ambiance is perfect for a ROMANTIC Durango Honeymoon, or a memorable FAMILY mountain retreat.
Nestled in a tranquil mountain setting beneath the magnificent Hermosa Cliffs with open grassy (or snow play) areas a "back yard" full of Aspen trees and snow-shoe or hiking trails, ENJOY!........
1 Spacious king canopy bed honeymoon suite with on suite bath, lounge area/ twin sleeper + flat screen TV and walk in closet
1 Queen BR with pillow-top views, on suite bath, vaulted ceiling, hardwood floors, flat-screen TV, and walk in closet
1 Awesome kids loft with bunk bed & DVD (150SF, accessed by US code White/Wood Spiral stair)
2 quality Queen Sleepers in the living room near wood-burning fireplace, 42" flat screen HD TV, storage armoire and powder room
2 Parking Spots Steps From the Entry Door!
A Large Deck with BBQ & Seating for 8 (not functional in heavy snow months)
2 Minutes to Purgatory Skiing or Summer lift Parking & PACK camp at Durango Mountain Resort
2 Minute stroll to the Hot Tub, small Play ground & Sows Ear Restaurant
10 minute drive to Rockwood Station to catch the Durango ~ Silverton Railroad
Well Stocked Spacious Kitchen & Stylish Dining ware
Private Wi-Fi, front-load washer/dryer, 4 Flat-screens, 3 w/ Satellite TV, 1 Flat Screen w/ DVD only
SPECIAL Durango Events include: The Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Train; in Spring is the Easter Snoopy train, in fall children love the Pumpkin Patch Train, and the award winning Polar Express Train in winter. For grown ups there are the founders event train, photography trains, wine and beer tasting trains. Enjoy both mountain and Downtown Durango events throughout the year: Music in the Mountains, Cowboy Poetry Festival, Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, Mountain Mud Races, bike races, Fall Art Festival, Oktoberfest, Chili Cook Off, the August County Fair and more.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES abound: mountain biking, river rafting, fly fishing, mountain and cave tour horseback rides, Jeep off-road rentals, carriage rides, kayaking, golf at Glacier Club, spas, Trimble Hot Springs, The Bar D Chuckwagon family western comedy and musical, kids mountain summer PACK Camp, the Alpine Slide, water balls, bull ride, Frisbee golf, mini golf and bungee jump at DMR, the mountain Zip line tour, all levels of hiking, skiing, snow bikes, snow boarding, back country cat tours, snowmobiling, rock climbing, dog sled rides, Clydesdale drawn mountain sled rides, and much, more are all easily accessible from our gorgeous South West Colorado vacation Home Rental in Durango....Read more
Gorgeous Mountain Town-home, Gas BBQ, Deck, Views Durango, Colorado
Additional Location Information
Our Townhome is exactly 1 mile south (2 minutes drive) of the Durango Mountain ski resort at Purgatory Mountain and 30 minutes from Historic downtown Durango, 12 minutes to the mountain Rockwood station for the Durango Train, and 35 minutes to the main down-town Durango - Silverton Main Station. We are 8 minutes south of Cascade villiage ( much closer to the Ski resort than either Tamarron or Cascade Village condos). Our townhome is 15 minutes North of Tamarron Glacier Bay Golf course, and 20 minutes North of Trimble Hot Springs. Historic Mining town of Silverton is 40 minutes North, and quaint Swiss influenced Ouray approximately 1.15 hours North. Telluride is just under 2 hours North. We are 1 hour from the Durango Airport (DRO), 3.5 hours from Albuquerque (ABQ), 3 Hours from Santa Fe, and 6+ Hours from Denver (longer in snow months).
More About This Location
City vacations, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest airport: Durango/ La Plata (DRO) Car is essential
Left on 07/12/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Cruise MonkeyReviewed Jul 12, 2013Stayed Jun 2013
The property was very nice and clean and as described in the listing. We had a great time and will stay there again. The owner was very accommodating and even sent a new coffee pot when the old one broke.
Left on 06/05/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | Tom and TatianaReviewed Jun 5, 2013Stayed May 2013
My husband, sister and I enjoyed staying at this gorgeous townhouse, 23 miles north of the town of Durango, just south of Purgatory Ski Resort. It was easy dealing with the owners, making credit card payments to reserve the townhouse. The instructions and key code to enter the place were clear and concise.
The home was tastefully furnished, clean and comfortable. The kitchen the latest appliances as well as a toaster, coffee maker, blender, and all the utensils you would need to make a quality home-made meal. Staples such as spices, teas, hot chocolate and other foods were in the cupboards and refrigerator already, but we shopped for our food beforehand and didn't have to use much of the stocked items. Nice dishes and silverware. Flat screen TVs in all the bedrooms and living room. Fluffy towels, good quality sheets were a plus. Beds were very comfy. Wood was provided for the living room fireplace which we utilized for the chilly May evenings.
This was the first time we were in this part of Colorado. We rode the Durango-Silverton Railroad, hiked Purgatory Flats, drove to Ouray to enjoy the hot springs, and dined and shopped in Durango. We loved the area and the people were really friendly. We would definitely come back to do it again.
While staying at this townhouse, we felt like we were in a 5-star hotel in a great part of Colorado.
We would definitely rent this townhouse again next time we are in Durango. Thank you Sunshine for an enjoyable vacation!
Left on 12/19/2012 for a stay in December 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 19, 2012Stayed Dec 2012
Our family just loved our stay in Durango. The Condo was well appointed, clean and had all the amenities of home, plus more! We found the Sow's Ear to be the best *** Star Restaurant in all of Durango. The location within the mountains couldn't have been more beautiful this time of year. We were blessed with blankets of Snow covered mountains. A true Winter Wonderland. I would recommend Sunshine and Cody's condo, but I'm afraid I am too selfish and would hate to miss out on it not being available for our next visit. A true diamond resort that Families and Couples alike would enjoy. Durango has always held a special place in our hearts over the years. We have been away for too long and it was a mentioned many times during our stay that we must continue the tradition with our children's children. The Polar Express experience, the sleigh rides, and of course skiing was just as exciting this time as it had been in the past 30 yrs. Durango never loses it's charm. Sunshine and Cody have built a beautiful place for all to enjoy. I'm jealous of their home away from home.
Thank you for allowing our family to share your home. I hope you invited us back !!!
Fyi...if you have a little one, Sunshine and Cody have thought of everything. Porta Crib, Booster Seat, and our little one loved stacking the plastic children's dishes. He was very busy reorganizing those dishes. We didn't have to haul toys from Texas!!! All these amenities make it so easy for traveling. The less you have to pack the better.
“Charming, warm & welcoming... Everything we were looking for!”
Left on 11/28/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | MaggieReviewed Nov 28, 2011Stayed Oct 2011
This vacation home delivered everything we expected and more! It was beautifully decorated, but not too formal... very comfortable and cozy. When we arrived, it was super clean (which we're picky about!), and we felt very much at home. The kitchen had just been remodeled and was absolutely gorgeous! We love to cook on vacation and found everything we needed at our fingertips. In the bedrooms and bathrooms, the owners have gone the extra mile to provide high-quality beds, linens, towels, etc - as good as any 5-star hotel! The location was awesome... We had amazing views of the mountains, and the property was very well kept. Also, it was just a short 30-minute drive to downtown Durango, where we found many great restaurants and shops. Lastly, the owner, Sunny, was excellent from start to finish. She provided prompt, detailed information when we were booking and was very friendly and personable all throughout the process. It is very apparent that she takes great pride in providing top-notch service to her guests. My husband and I will definitely stay at Silverpick, again! Thanks for everything, Sunny :)
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$149 Departure Cleaning (total to cleaner), $59 Damage Protection Insurance and $200 Fully Refundable Damage Deposit. Please note some seasonal rates are valid for 1-6 guests, and Fall Spring nightly rate for 3+ night stays is $20 less p/n than the 4 guest rate shown. FK rate table does not have flexibility to show all our rates accurately.
We take pride in providing beautiful, romantic places for couples & Families to stay! Please see more photos and lay-out details at our "Durango Love" site. KINDLY be sure your inquiry to owner is complete with number of guests age 2+ and include a phone # so that we can confirm you are a person too! Phone numbers are needed to help weed out spam.
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