This very private 35-acre property features a 4,670 SF custom home that is an architectural masterpiece. It is a combination of Colorado luxury log, exotic woods and natural fieldstone blended with a splash of contemporary flair. It has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, 2 separate offices and a bonus 900 SF downstairs area that could be used as a fabulous rock walled and naturally cooled wine cellar or the craft room of your dreams. All of the living spaces are full of light and designed for seamless inside to outside entertaining. There is an extra out-storage 2+ bay garage with attached greenhouse and nearby vegetable/herb garden. It is Colorado living at its best with majestic views of the surrounding mountains and valley, while only 20 minutes from historic downtown Durango.
Nestled on a mountainside with breathtaking views looking south to the Animas Valley, this beautiful retreat is located just off Elkhorn Road on 35 acres at the end of a private road, just beyond the Elkhorn subdivision, in the area known as Lost Boys. There is a minimal HOA. Durango is a town of rural mountain charm and character, and has many big city conveniences, including a state-of-the-art new hospital, fine restaurants, hotels, shopping, a four-year college, golf courses, first class fly fishing, numerous outdoor hiking and biking trails, both alpine and cross country skiing, rafting, and kayaking, with endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. There are 40 national and state parks within a day's drive. 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 52,000. La Plata County Airport runs daily commercial air service to Denver, Dallas and Phoenix, bi-weekly service to Las Vegas, 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.