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A stunning and serene Southwest style property situated on 35+ acres abutting BLM lands conveniently located midway between Durango & Cortez, Colorado. This immaculate residence & equine facility boasts commanding 360-degree views of the La Plata Mountains and East Canyon, offering up the quintessential Colorado lifestyle. You’ll immediately notice the home’s exceptional quality, attention to detail, functionality, and elegant charm. A beautiful courtyard entry welcomes you into the great room, which immediately draws your attention to the wood framed glass patio doors with majestic vistas beyond. An authentic “viga y latilla” ceiling hand-crafted in peeled aspen and rough sawn douglas fir frames a cozy living area with its organic-shaped Southwestern-style wood burning fireplace accentuated with a Colorado Buff sandstone hearth & mantel. A spacious brick patio awaits, featuring a 10’ x 20’ veranda, propane fire pit, subtle landscape lighting, Wi-Fi and an integrated Bose sound system. An open floor plan seamlessly connects the kitchen, dining, and living areas. Gorgeous premium maple cabinets and “Carmen Red” granite are the foundation of the thoughtfully configured kitchen, showcasing stainless steel KitchenAid appliances including a built-in 42” refrigerator, 5-burner cooktop with commercial style range hood, convection wall oven & microwave combo and a warming drawer, as well as a Bosch dishwasher. Enjoy the intimate dining island and an office workstation neatly integrated into the cabinetry design. A thoughtful layout accommodates visitors, with all three bedrooms featuring an ensuite bathroom. Guest suites are located at the opposite end of the house from the master quarters for privacy. Entering the master suite, there’s a den with French doors which provides a soothing transition as you wind down from the day and retire to your luxury bedroom with its contemporary gas fireplace. The bedroom opens to the patio where you’ll enjoy nature’s beauty and tranquility. Generous “his and hers” walk-in closets guide you through to the master bathroom featuring “Bordeaux” granite topped maple vanities, a walk-in ceramic tile shower and a heated spa tub that beckons you to pause and soak up panoramic canyon views. The second ensuite bedroom offers coziness, plentiful sunshine, canyon views and custom alder closet cabinetry with built-in dresser. The bath features a beautiful “Jaguar” granite topped alder vanity and walk-in ceramic tile shower. The third ensuite bedroom is currently utilized as an artist’s studio with its abundance of soft natural light and glorious views. From the spacious mudroom with a large-capacity front loading Whirlpool laundry duet, you enter an oversized heated three-car attached garage with custom-crafted cedar carriage house doors. High-end finishes and materials throughout have been intentionally selected to connect you with the surrounding natural landscape. A pleasing continuity of the neutral toned step walls, alder doors, beams and corbels extend throughout the design of the home. Delight in the quiet and draft-free comfort of a 6-zone in-floor radiant heating system! Equine facilities include a heated 3,500 sqft barn with spacious tack and feed rooms, an open format stable with adjoining 36’ x 150’ fenced dry lot and abundant workshop space for equipment, vehicles, recreational gear, etc. Four separate fenced pastures feature access to low maintenance frost-free horse drinkers, sturdy pipe gates and horse friendly Ramm "Shockline Flex Fence" electric polymer coated wire on pressure treated wood posts. There’s a 24’ x 24’ pasture shelter with fenced dry lot, an 80‘x 120’ outdoor riding arena, a 60’ diameter round corral and a 14’ x 14’ western cedar pergola, complete with shade sail for your spectators. This distinctive equestrian property is simply extraordinary!
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Listed By: Bobbie Carll of Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties