Gracious, mountain resort-style living without compromise…Skywater Ranch provides the features of a “private resort,” offering scenic luxury, privacy and seclusion, while enjoying the conveniences of accessibility – close proximity to neighborhood shopping; restaurants and services in town; and outdoor experiences including golf, hot springs, river and mountain adventures – all within a 15 minute drive or less. Located on County Road 250, just south of CR 252 (Trimble Lane), Skywater Ranch offers ready access to Colorado Highway 550 but is afforded the quiet privacy and scenic beauty of the east Animas Valley. Adjoining the San Juan National Forest, nestled in a grove of majestic ponderosa pines, this private, 61-acre estate is situated uniquely in the beautiful Kroeger Canyon under the red cliffs that flank the Animas Valley just 7 miles north of town. Resort features include over 13,000 sf total constructed area distributed over 3 separate homes on the property, connected by scenic pathways and drives. Main house 8,900 sf custom-built log-accented cedar home, designed for grand scale entertaining and family living with special features both inside and out, including 3 ensuite bedrooms and 4.5 baths. 2-car garage “Valley Guesthouse”1,148 sf, 2 BR, 2 baths including full kitchen, cozy living room with moss rock fireplace, separate laundry, covered deck with grill [and river views], carport, private lawn with fruit trees. “Stone Cottage” including full kitchen, great room, with private U-shaped driveway…Plus: Custom-built Garage, with 4 bays, one designed for an RV, separate workshop and plenty of storage for lawn and garden equipment, plus upper attic storage space. Custom-built Livestock Barns with separate tack area, pens with automatic waterers, fenced arena space. Extensive gardens with irrigation, including perennial beds and deer-proof raised bed vegetable gardens. Nearby conveniences include: Trimble Crossing neighborhood shopping center (grocery and hardware), Animas Valley Elementary School, Trimble Hot Springs, Dalton Ranch Golf Club (1.0 miles), Animas River access, Glacier Club Valley Golf Course, Historic Downtown Durango & Purgatory Ski Resort .