The Trout House

Vallecito's Most Incredible Waterfront Home

The Trout House is positioned at the Convergence of Vallecito Creek and Vallecito Reservoir – A location that can never be replicated or replaced. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the creek, while you fish off of your deck. Paddle your kayak at sunrise from your front porch into the unspoiled waters of the reservoir. Hike, bike or snowmobile from your front door into thousands of acres of National Forest. This property has so much to offer. Use it as a home, corporate retreat, bed and breakfast, or vacation rental. The Trout House is truly one-of-a-kind.

All Mountain and Water Recreation at Your Fingertips

Wake up each morning to the sounds of a high mountain stream flowing past your home, with incredible Lake and Mountain Views.

With easy and direct access to Vallecito Creek and Vallecito Reservoir, water skiing, sailing, fishing and boating are everyday activities at The Trout House. Both the Lake and the Rivers Produce magnificent fish, as the owner has had multiple occasions of rewarding fishing experiences, including 15 lb. Brown Trout and 25 lb. Walleye.

The Trout House offers even more, with The San Juan National Forest right across the road! The Forest access allows for great mountain adventures like hiking, horseback riding and ATV trails, cross-country skiing, hunting, and every sort of mountain recreation. Purgatory Mountain resort offers downhill skiing within a one hour drive. This is truly Colorado’s adventure paradise at its finest!

Despite its remote location, The Trout House can be easily accessed. You will experience excellent air transportation through either The Durango Airport or Durango’s own small private airport. Vallecito is a stunning location for weddings, and the home will accommodate over 100 people.

Waterfront Lodge is the Perfect Rustic Colorado Home

Experience 5 Star luxury class decor in a home surrounded by natural beauty.

The Trout House was built to maximize the stunning lake, stream and mountain views. Although this home is true Colorado Rustic, it is filled with every modern convenience. The home is beautifully decorated throughout and comes “Turnkey”, i.e. includes all furnishings, bedding, linens, kitchen utensils, and most of the artwork. (The owner may reserve some of the artwork.) The Trout House was completely remodeled in 1998.

There are two full living levels, complete with two full modern kitchens and dining areas, multiple living and family rooms, bedrooms, baths, and wrap around decks. An elevator serves the two main levels, and a hand crafted log spiral staircase towers through the three levels to the sleeping loft and its private 3/4 bath. There is central heat as well as multiple fireplaces and wood stoves. The spectacular main floor master suite has a seating area with views of the 14,000 ft. peaks and the creek. This oversized suite also includes an artistically tiled bathroom, lots of closet space, and natural views out of every window.

The Trout House has had many reputable guests, including a large number of Celebrities and Captains of Industry. The long list includes names such as: Sting, Alan Jackson, U2, Even Steven, Bill Coors, Alvin Adams, John Davis, Steve Ruderman, The Stallone Family, Mrs. Arnold Scharzenegger, and Paul Harvey.

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