This 38-acre equestrian estate is situated in the lush Animas Valley with unblemished views looking straight up the valley to capture Engineer Mountain from every area of the property. It includes a 4,800 SF main home, 1,800 SF private guesthouse with attached caretakers’ house, old restored barn with horse arena and riding pen, multiple pastures, ponds with water features, and a charming potting shed, all with beautiful and mature irrigated landscaping. This is a lovely estate that offers unique artistic elegance, privacy and easy access, just a few miles north of Durango.
Nestled in a picturesque red cliff and tree-lined valley a convenient twelve minutes north of Durango, the ranch has a private gated entrance off County Road 250, in the lovely Elkhorn Mountain Estates. Durango is a town of rural mountain charm and character, and has many big city conveniences, including a state-of-the-art new hospital, many fine restaurants, hotels, shopping, a four-year college, golf courses, first class fly fishing, numerous outdoor hiking and biking trails, with endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. It is located 6,512 ft. above sea level, surrounded by scenic mountain views, and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Comfortable summer temperatures reach the upper 80s, while the autumn days are clear, cool and full of vibrant foliage colors. The crisp and sunny winter days often feature abundant, light powdery snow. The La Plata County area that includes Durango and Bayfield has a population of 44,000. La Plata County Airport runs daily commercial air service to Denver, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque and Phoenix, with seasonal service to Houston, and includes facilities for full service general aviation. The property is 100 miles from Telluride, 170 miles from Grand Junction, 200 miles from Albuquerque and Santa Fe, about 300 miles from Denver and Colorado Springs and 450 miles from Phoenix.