This 36.75-acre ranch is very private yet located conveniently close to the entrance of the Durango Ridge development on a bluff with outstanding views of the La Platas and eastern mountains surrounding Durango. The lovely 2-level 4,800 SF log home has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 5-car garage, expansive gourmet chef's kitchen, game room, office, wine room, exercise room, all with high-end finishes/fixtures. This ranch has all the qualities desired-lush meadows, woodlands and expansive views-all within a short drive to the historic downtown area of Durango.
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, and many cultural activities. There are endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. The town is located 6,700 ft. above sea level, surrounded by scenic mountain views, with 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 including Durango and Bayfield has a population of 44,000. La Plata County Airport runs daily commercial air service to Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas, with seasonal service from Houston. The airport has facilities for full service general aviation and hangers are available. The property is 120 miles from Telluride, 170 miles from Grand Junction, 210 miles from Albuquerque and Santa Fe, about 300 miles from Denver and Colorado Springs and 450 miles from Phoenix.