• Sleeps 6
  • Pet Friendly
  • Off street parking
  • Rented on a monthly basis
  • Rates vary by season
  • Proof of insurance required
  • Twice monthly housekeeping required

The Day House

3 Bed 3.5 Bath in Durango, Colorado

Live lavishly and uncover the history of The Day House.

Built in 1884, this famous Queen Anne home has a rich history and a special place in the hearts of Durango locals. Once the home of an honored Civil War veteran, the space has found new life as a modern luxury retreat. With over 100 years of fascinating (and checkered) history, The Day House is the premier spot to experience the best Durango has to offer.

Located within walking distance to Main Ave eateries, shopping, and nightlife; you can be in the center of it all while still enjoying your own private oasis on the Animas River. An outdoor enthusiast’s dream, The Day House is in a prime location to access outdoor sports and activities all year long! With river access just past the backyard, there are plenty of opportunities for kayaking, paddle boarding, and tubing. Nearby access to the Animas River Trail, a paved trail that spans over 7 miles along the scenic river, is perfect for walking, running, or biking. Explore the plethora of nearby trails for mountain biking and hiking. Purgatory Resort is a quick 30 minute drive with skiing and snowboarding.

– Primary Suite: Located on second floor, private suite with California King bed. Ensuite bathroom with double vanity, soaking tub, and stand alone shower.
– Bedroom Suite #2: Located on third floor, private suite with Queen bed. Ensuite bathroom with single vanity and stand alone shower.
– Bedroom #3: Located on first floor, guest bedroom with Queen bed
– Additional bathrooms: Full bath on first floor. Half bath on second floor.

– Roku TV
– Built-in sound system
– Gas BBQ grill
– Outdoor seating
– Two outdoor gas firepits
– Fully fenced in yard
– Animas River access
– EV charger with Tesla adapter
– Two separate offices / work stations
– Fully stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances
– Sustainably sourced soaps that support local businesses
– Washer / Dryer
– Two built-in dog kennels

With 3 full stories and a whopping 3,500 sq ft, you’ll have plenty of space for you and your family to relax, connect, work, and entertain. Featuring not one, but TWO luxurious bedroom suites with their own private bathrooms, plus an additional guest bedroom and bathroom, The Day House can comfortably host up to 6 people. 

The Day House has all you need for your home away from home. A full office with a view of the backyard ensures you’ll have a space to focus on work tasks. An additional built-in desk on the top floor allows for another private workstation. 

The house features an entertainment room with 84” TV, floor to ceiling wine wall, and built-in stereo system that allows you to stream music in multiple rooms. Feel absolutely grand while listening to tunes or streaming your favorite tv shows.

The open living and dining areas flow seamlessly into the fully stocked kitchen where you’ll find everything you need to make anything your heart desires, from gourmet meals to coffee, tea, and smoothies. Just outside the kitchen, you’ll find a grill for those lovely backyard bbq moments.

From the main living spaces, a large porch opens up to the picture perfect backyard. Follow the pathway down to the river and discover cozy sitting areas along the way, inviting you to relax and take in the sights and sounds of Durango. What’s that you hear? It’s the soft chug and distinct whistle of a steam engine! Catch a glimpse as the charming Durango-Silverton train passes right on by, giving you a sweet taste of days gone by. You won’t be able to resist the nostalgic calling of yesteryear!

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