About the Property
Beautiful private retreat in the heart of North Animas Valley, just across from James Ranch, 15 minutes from downtown Durango and 10 minutes to Purgatory ski resort. This well cared for and updated 5,000 sf home sits on 1.32 irrigated acres in a park-like setting with multiple outdoor living areas, including fruit trees and over 2,500 sf of outdoor deck living space.
This home has many options for use. There are two areas that can be locked off and used for separate living areas (including VRBO which is allowed and this property has been a popular VRBO prior to this owner). The lower level offers it’s own entrance, a spacious full kitchen, dining and living room, 2 bedrooms, full bath plus walk-out to the covered patio.
Above the garage, there is potential for additional studio lock-off with kitchenette, large great room, 3/4 bath plus office and deck. Exterior stairs would be necessary, but easy to add. The main level has two bedrooms, a full bath, a large living room, a dining area, and a large kitchen which includes; built-in double ovens, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, and a beverage refrigerator.
This three-level home has a wonderful master suite on the 2nd level offering a loft area, deck off the bedroom, an abundance of closet space including a soaking bathtub and separate shower. The loft (6th bedroom) living space is separated from the master area by a hallway with a potential lock-off location.
This house also works perfectly as a full home (as currently used). Updates in 2018 include new engineered hardwood flooring throughout, new carpet on stairs, refinished and shored up all decking, partial wood paneling removed, both fireplaces have been converted to gas including a new efficient insert added in the main house living room. 2012 updates: New roof w/ ice shield, gutters, and tape. Kitchen remodel, appliances and granite, new lower level kitchen, master BR all new windows, doors, closet system, main level bathroom remodel with granite counters, all electrical outlets, switches, fans, and lighting fixtures replaced, sinks, faucets, plumbing supply runs and shut off valves replaced, boiler upgraded to super high efficiency with new baseboard heaters.
There is a 3 car garage with built-in cabinetry plus a covered carport. The HOA is $325/quarter and includes irrigation (Rainbird auto sprinkler and drip system), snow removal, sewer, and road maintenance.
Utilities: LPEA $328 avg/mo, Atmos $70/mo, Animas Water $ TBD