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    238 County Road 253

    Durango, CO 81301
    • $2,900,000
    • STATUS: Active Under Contract
    • ON SITE: 39 days
    • MLS #: 783385
    Under Contract
    UPDATED: 52 min ago
    $2,900,000
    • 7
      BEDS
    • 3
      ACRES
    • 5
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 6,013
      SQFT
    • $482
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1973
    County:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:
    Listing courtesy of Durango Land And Homes.


    Description

    Durango, Colorados Animas River Valley, and whats lovingly referred to as "the old highway that meanders through its eastern edge, is where youll find the finest legacy estate homes in the region. The red cliffs of this glacially formed meandering river valley frame one of the most opulent landscapes in all of the West. The location of this area, just minutes from Durango, adjacent to national forest and minutes from skiing and the high alpine cool climate many seek, is unparalleled. Even more rare, is the elevated perch of this exceptional residence on County Road 253, just above the old highway on Missionary Ridge Road with access to over a million acres of this nations most pristine forest service land, an area Backpacking Magazine has listed in its top ten destinations in the world. From the driveway of this luxury home, one might access a multitude of adventures into a wilderness area of pristine majesty decorated in high alpine lakes, some of the countys most beautiful and rugged fourteeners and endless trails and choose-your-own-adventure explorations. Or for more genteel pursuits, you'll find Dalton Ranch golf club just a few miles away where members indulge in world-class golf, tennis, swimming and dining. The Glacier Club, the areas preeminent private golf club, is close by as well, once named one of the top-ten resort courses in the country. In short, this lovely estate home is at the epicenter of all the adventure Durango has to offer. Skiing, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, fishing, four-wheeling, snowshoeing, golf, tennis, hiking, backpacking, rafting, kayaking and just about any other mountain pursuit you can think of are just outside the door. Road cyclists in the area would list the valley loop as a top five ride in the region. Enjoy the elevated views of one of the most beautiful valleys in this part of the world in a surreal panorama not offered from almost any other vantage. Its a truly singular experience living here. Mountain-modern, rustic, and chalet elements are combined in both the main residence and guest house, and the views take center stage among every other design concern. The current ownershave lovingly and recently completed a full-scale remodel of this incredible legacy property. Every detail of this pre-inspected home has been perfected by a family known for their commitment as practitioners and supporters of the arts. It even includes a separatestudio tucked in behind the home, purpose-built as a marble sculpture workshop, but capable of transforming into many other shop uses with its 220 power, in-floor drain, in floor heat and water utilities. The fully air-conditioned main house offers 5 bedrooms situated around a great room made even greater with cathedral vaulted ceilings adorned with tongue and groove overlays. The gourmet kitchen has been fully reimagined, as has the fireplace and both sitting areas adjacent to the great room. Modern touches mix with rustic elements to perfectly accentuate the true magnificence of the outdoors as a major design feature while paying subtle homage to the areas mining, ranching and mountaineering heritage. The guest house is just steps away from the main house above a spacious3-car garage, providing privacy and luxury accommodations for guests with an autonomous level of features and views just as exceptional as that of the main residence. Note that while this home is in a beautiful rural setting, it has high speed internet connectivity via Starlink with extremely fast 60-100 MB of service. Be sure to ask your real estate professional for a full features list which is attached to the associated documents of this listing. The scarcity of an estate home with this location, quality of exterior and interior design, and scenic views cannot be overstated if you are seeking an extraordinaryprimary or second home in Durango.

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    238 County Road 253 Durango, CO 81301

    • Price: $2,900,000
    • Status: Active Under Contract
    • Updated: 52 min ago
    • MLS #: 783385
    7
    Beds
    5
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    3
    Acres
    6,013
    SQFT
    $482
    $/SQFT
    1973
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    None
    County:
    La Plata
    Area:
    Durango Rural
    Elementary School:
    Animas Valley K-5
    Middle School:
    Miller 6-8
    High School:
    Durango 9-12
    Property Description
    Durango, Colorados Animas River Valley, and whats lovingly referred to as "the old highway that meanders through its eastern edge, is where youll find the finest legacy estate homes in the region. The red cliffs of this glacially formed meandering river valley frame one of the most opulent landscapes in all of the West. The location of this area, just minutes from Durango, adjacent to national forest and minutes from skiing and the high alpine cool climate many seek, is unparalleled. Even more rare, is the elevated perch of this exceptional residence on County Road 253, just above the old highway on Missionary Ridge Road with access to over a million acres of this nations most pristine forest service land, an area Backpacking Magazine has listed in its top ten destinations in the world. From the driveway of this luxury home, one might access a multitude of adventures into a wilderness area of pristine majesty decorated in high alpine lakes, some of the countys most beautiful and rugged fourteeners and endless trails and choose-your-own-adventure explorations. Or for more genteel pursuits, you'll find Dalton Ranch golf club just a few miles away where members indulge in world-class golf, tennis, swimming and dining. The Glacier Club, the areas preeminent private golf club, is close by as well, once named one of the top-ten resort courses in the country. In short, this lovely estate home is at the epicenter of all the adventure Durango has to offer. Skiing, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, fishing, four-wheeling, snowshoeing, golf, tennis, hiking, backpacking, rafting, kayaking and just about any other mountain pursuit you can think of are just outside the door. Road cyclists in the area would list the valley loop as a top five ride in the region. Enjoy the elevated views of one of the most beautiful valleys in this part of the world in a surreal panorama not offered from almost any other vantage. Its a truly singular experience living here. Mountain-modern, rustic, and chalet elements are combined in both the main residence and guest house, and the views take center stage among every other design concern. The current ownershave lovingly and recently completed a full-scale remodel of this incredible legacy property. Every detail of this pre-inspected home has been perfected by a family known for their commitment as practitioners and supporters of the arts. It even includes a separatestudio tucked in behind the home, purpose-built as a marble sculpture workshop, but capable of transforming into many other shop uses with its 220 power, in-floor drain, in floor heat and water utilities. The fully air-conditioned main house offers 5 bedrooms situated around a great room made even greater with cathedral vaulted ceilings adorned with tongue and groove overlays. The gourmet kitchen has been fully reimagined, as has the fireplace and both sitting areas adjacent to the great room. Modern touches mix with rustic elements to perfectly accentuate the true magnificence of the outdoors as a major design feature while paying subtle homage to the areas mining, ranching and mountaineering heritage. The guest house is just steps away from the main house above a spacious3-car garage, providing privacy and luxury accommodations for guests with an autonomous level of features and views just as exceptional as that of the main residence. Note that while this home is in a beautiful rural setting, it has high speed internet connectivity via Starlink with extremely fast 60-100 MB of service. Be sure to ask your real estate professional for a full features list which is attached to the associated documents of this listing. The scarcity of an estate home with this location, quality of exterior and interior design, and scenic views cannot be overstated if you are seeking an extraordinaryprimary or second home in Durango.
    Exterior Features

    Acreage Range 2-4.99 Exterior Inclusions DeckLandscapingLawn Sprinklers Exterior Structures GarageGuest HouseWorkshop Garage Yes Garage Type Detached Garage Property Attached No Roof Architectural Shingles Sewer Source Septic System Siding Wood Stories Two Story Street Description County Style Contemporary Utilities ElectricInternetPhone - Cell ReceptionPropane-Tank Leased Views MountainsValley Water Source Domestic Well Water Well Yes Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Additional Living Quarters No Appliance Inclusions DishwasherDisposalDouble OvenDryerMicrowaveOven-WallRange TopRefrigeratorWasher Cooling Central A/C Dining Eat-In KitchenIslandKitchen/Dining Fireplace Den/Family RoomLiving Room Flooring Carpet-PartialHardwoodTile Heating Fuel Source PropaneWood Heating System FireplaceForced AirHot Water Baseboard Interior Inclusions Window CoveringsCeiling Fan(S)Vaulted CeilingGranite CountersGuest QuartersPantrySecurity SystemWalk In ClosetGarage Door Opener Master Bedroom Level Upper Level One Quarter Baths 0 Total Office Dens 0

    Property Features

    Current Use Residential Hoa No New Construction YN No Real Estate Included Yes Reo Lender Owned No Special Assement No Tax Year 2020 Total Taxes 4694.04 Water Rights No Zoning Residential Single Family

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    Durango CO, 81302
    Listing courtesy of Durango Land And Homes.