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Embrace modern luxury with rustic flair in this stunning residence, meticulously designed and built-in 2020. Nestled on 40 acres with 1,000 feet of Animas River frontage, bordered by a conservation easement to the north, beautifully landscaped with spruce, maple and fruit trees, vegetable garden, and lush irrigated pastures, this breathtaking 5,620 +/- SF two-story home features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths in the main residence and a 1 bedroom, 1 bath attached ADU/guest apartment with private view deck and entrance. Marvel at the stunning exterior, adorned with stucco, stone, and cedar. This property promises contemporary comfort and is replete with modern amenities like Kolbe triple and double-pane low e-windows throughout, LED lighting, underground natural gas, in-floor radiant heat, forced-air on the second level, central A/C, a high-producing well system, Cat6 Ethernet throughout, Control4 automation system and pre-wiring for solar. The grand entryway leads into the spacious living room, where 30-foot ceilings, vast windows, and a majestic Antler chandelier captivate onlookers. Rustic elements - a stacked stone wood fireplace and tongue-and-groove wood ceilings fuse seamlessly with modern design touches. Every detail has been thoughtfully designed and crafted perfectly, including the quartzite stone floors throughout main level. The kitchen, with 10’ ceilings, boasts a unique Brazilian Fusion quartzite island providing extra storage and seating. A Viking fridge-freezer & dishwasher with walnut doors harmonizes with the custom cabinetry, while a Viking French door double convection oven and La Cornue French range adds to the allure. The destination also offers a wine fridge, ample storage/counter space, and under-cabinet lighting. A triple-pane folding glass door extends to a patio with fireplace and unequaled valley views, promoting indoor-outdoor living. Adjacent to the kitchen lies an extensive chef's pantry with shelves, pull-out baskets, microwave, sink, and granite countertops. A distinct glass-enclosed wine display with separate AC boasts wine storage made from Durango Train spikes. On the main floor, a charming powder room houses an ore car vanity, lantern lights, and raised copper sink. A roomy mud room off garage entry includes a walk-in shower and patio access. Enter the main suite into opulence. Admire breathtaking Hermosa Cliffs and Animas Valley views through three large windows framed under vaulted wood ceilings and a contemporary stone gas fireplace. Double sliding barn doors reveal a walk-in closet with ample space and shelves, plus a second additional walk-in closet for his and her storage. The adjoined master bath dazzles with marble countertops under exquisite lighting. Experience a spacious 2-person soaking tub contrasted by a marble backsplash. Sconce lighting illuminates rustic walnut cabinetry and his-and-her vanities with porcelain sinks. The expansive walk-in shower impresses with plush fixtures and intricate tile work, while motorized shades provide easy privacy control. Suspended by a stainless-steel cable railing, a spectacular floating walnut staircase leads to three luxurious guest bedrooms and two bath spaces. These retreats offer plush flooring, extensive deck access, and an outdoor gas fireplace. One guest bathroom features walnut cabinetry, porcelain sinks, a tub/shower combo, and LED mirrors with leather granite countertops. The other bath offers onyx sinks, LED mirrors, and a walk-in tiled shower. The generous 50-foot, 8-car garage features epoxy floors, and east-facing windows. A rear 12-foot RV door provides storage for larger vehicles or gear. Next to the property entrance stands a Quonset with concrete floor and electricity and a 60’x40’ barn with 12-foot door, 60’x12’ lean-to with 3 sliding doors, electricity, and water, perfect for various uses. This stunning estate, with Ag status and low taxes, offers a private retreat encapsulating the beauty of Durango and Southwest Colorado.
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Listed By: Zach Morse of Legacy Properties West Sotheby's Int. Realty