River’s Edge Ranch is a beautifully situated 80+ acre sanctuary (with an additional 9 acres for exclusive use) nestled in the Florida River Valley with more than 3,000 feet of river frontage on both sides. The virtually new 2,915 SF, 4 bedroom, 3 bath main residence has expansive views of the river valley, 3.5 acre pond and irrigated pastures. The single story home has been completely and beautifully rebuilt all the way down to the studs. This major renovation, with its many tasteful and functional amenities, now offers a beautiful residence with Teak hardwood floors throughout, in-floor heat, and a chef's kitchen with custom cabinets and solid slab granite counters. The main wing of the home is an open great room style with a large deck that overlooks the fields and river. The Master Suite has its own private deck, a large sitting area with river views, and a top quality Master Bath with a huge walk-in closet and separate water closet. There is a Guest Master Suite with private deck and bath, as well as two additional bedrooms that share the third bath. The home is wired for surround sound with all speakers in place. There is extensive RG6 and CAT5 cabling throughout for entertainment, phone systems and a Multi-cam Internet DVR system that is in place and can be monitored from anywhere via Internet or Smart Phone. The detached 2-car garage, with additional carport, has a 400 SF shop in the rear (with 100 amp serv.) that could easily be converted into a guest home or caretaker’s suite. Other amenities include a coded gated entry, 60 ft equestrian round pen, additional corrals and new run-ins. Extensive year-around water rights feeding side-rolls, sprinklers and gated pipe yield high quality grass hay.
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, 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.