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Awe-inspiring and breathtaking views! If Durango, Colorado is one of your favorite places, then the stunning La Plata Mountains are surely forefront in your memories of this famous mountain town. Prepare to be captivated by this quality-built home, nestled among sixteen acres with end-of-the-road privacy with NO HOA and comfortably designed to take full advantage of the stunning vistas - all less than five minutes from Bread Bakery. The home was originally created by renowned builder, Gary Truax, as his family's personal residence and his expertise and attention to detail can be found throughout. Enter through the hand-distressed-knotty-alder front door, step into the open living room with new hardwood hickory flooring, and take in the sweeping views of the mountains. Entertain friends and family in this beautiful space, which flows into the welcoming dining area and gourmet kitchen beyond. The newly redone kitchen is a chef's dream, with ample pantry space, granite counters, breakfast bar, butcher-block island with prep sink, and stainless-steel appliances, including the professional range/oven with pasta-pot faucet mounted in the custom decorative tile background. The master bedroom is on the main level and is a true retreat at the end of the day. Escape to the soaking tub, or enjoy the steam shower with heated bench. Just past the two walk-in closets you'll find a door leading to the privacy of the beautifully landscaped back yard and patio, pre-wired for a hot tub. Awake to the view of the meadow and morning glow on the mountains. Much of the living space in this well-designed home is on the main level, however, the upstairs hosts a bonus room with built-in cabinetry and beverage refrigerator, as well as two large bedrooms and a bathroom with walk-in shower. The two-car attached garage provides ample storage with custom storage racks, is accessed by eight-foot-high overhead doors and is passively heated from the utility room with a brand new 2023 boiler and 2022 water heater. With the flip of a switch, the concrete driveway is actively heated. Additional features include radiant in-floor heat throughout as well as air conditioning, custom window treatments, and invisible dog fence. The guest house, metered separately for utilities, offers a full kitchen, 3/4 bath, washer and dryer, and an open living space with an alcove for the bed, a walk-in closet, built-in gas fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows to take in the views. Below is a two-car garage, which hosts a workshop area, wood burning stove, utility sink, 1/2 bath, and plenty of room for additional gear. Additional storage is available in a separate shed next to a space that your RV guests will enjoy with pad area with water and electricity hookups. Lastly, the versatile and charming horse barn offers three separate twelve-by-fourteen-foot spaces to utilize as needed. Once home to two horses, this structure could be converted into an art studio or additional workshop space. Overall, this property is a must-see for those who want to enjoy the tranquil setting and stunning mountain views, with all that Durango has to offer only minutes away!
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Listed By: Christina Rinderle of Durango Land And Homes