This 35-acre parcel is situated in the prestigious North Animas River Valley and features a spectacular 6,590 SF, 4-bedroom, 4-bath grand chateau with guesthouse in a very private and secure setting. The grounds offer manicured lawns, vibrant colored perennial gardens, year-round running creek with waterfall feature and island sitting area, large pond and tennis court. The outer woodlands and meadows provide shelter for elk and deer or they could be used for equestrian facilities. This is a special offering where gracious living is a way of life surrounded by nature and beauty.
Tucked away off County Road 250 with a private gate entrance, this estate is a convenient twelve miles north of Durango in the picturesque red cliff and tree-lined Animas River Valley. 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 at 6,512 feet 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 powdery snow. The La Plata County area that includes Durango and Bayfield has a population of 52,000. La Plata airport runs daily commercial service to Denver, Salt Lake City. Albuquerque and Phoenix, with seasonal service to Dallas, and includes facilities for full service general aviation. The property is 105 miles from Telluride, 205 miles from Albuquerque and Santa Fe, 170 mile from Grand Junction, about 300 miles from Denver and Colorado Springs, and 450 miles from Phoenix.