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High Traffic Location across from McDonalds on Main St. in Cortez! This successful laundry and building are ready forDolores! a new owner Amazing 80commercial acres bordering thebusiness Boggy Draw Trail Head above to succeed. Current Retiring!! Stepwith intoover a totally turn-key business National Forest rightOwner out your back door 60 miles of single track to and start making money today start a new business with thisaccess amazing enjoy every day. You can’t findorrecreational properties with like this. location and building. loosefrom with this All equipment This property is locatedYou justcan’t minutes the location. town of Dolores and theand Boat suppliesatincluded. the Come equipment expense from price and Launch McPheeSubtract Reservoir. see one the of the the bestpurchase land offerings in you’ll be paying$399,000 pennies onMLS#751658 the dollar for this Building. Call Pete $695,000 SW Colorado! MLS#781453

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West Fork River Family Compound on 40 Acres! 1/4mile of Amazing frontage Impossible to find 160on Acres aboveSuper Dolores! Liveriver like afrontage king onwith this huge Pine with National Forest 3 sides. private a lower bench covered tractbe just down thethe street fromThis the is Boggy Draw Hike, bike or that cannot seen from road. simply oneTrail of theHead. best Ranches along ride right out your back door into millions of acres of National Forest extending the West Fork of the Dolores River. There’s 2700sf Main House, 1200 guest all the on waythe to Telluride. on a Paved road1600sf with quick access to Dolores house river, 1200Located Cantina/bunk house, detached garage, hugeand McPhee Reservoir. You can’t find parcels like this! pond, irrigation and green house. Your horses are going to love this property! $899,000 MLS#690496 Call Pete for a Personal Tour!! $3,800,000 MLS#784716

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Super 40 acres andPrivate massive barn! Iconic Farm and Barn in Mancos! Looking for historic character and W/House Views

charm, you won’t believe this 1900’s classic farm house with wrap around front Amazing Off grid parcel! Just minutes to Hwy 160 located at the top of porch. This 2800sf 3bd, 2ba with large office space and enclosed breakfast Mancos Hill. Big views of the La Platas with many building sites and public porch has high ceilings typical of the era home. The property includes 40 acres, lands adjacent. Mix of meadow and pine with old growth Oak patches. massive barn, three sided equipment shed, guest room, orchard, several ponds Excellent Hunt Parcel!! and is fenced and cross fenced. Don’t miss this one! This property hasn’t seen $540,000 MLS#760242 the market in Centuries!!! Call Pete $1,097,000

Barndominium on 360 acres adjacent to over 1 mile of National Forest border line just above Dolores. McPhee Reservoir and McPhee Overlook trail are just below the property boundary on the North side of the ranch. Breathtaking views of Barndominium on 360 acres adjacent to over 1 mile of National Forest border McPhee Reservoir looking over top House Creek Penninsula with views all the line just above Dolores. McPhee Reservoir and McPhee Overlook trail are just way along the reservoir to Dry Canyon. The Barndominium is 60X40 insulated below the property boundary. Breathtaking views of McPhee Reservoir looking metal building with an 800SF 1bd, 1ba apt, two large bays and a long carport off over top House Creek Penninsula . The Barndominium is 60X40 insulated the end. Keep it as one huge recreational ranch or split it down into 35 acre tracts. metal building with an 800SF 1bd, 1ba apt. The property has been subdivided The property has been subdivided into 10 individual 35+ acre parcels that are into 10 individual 35+ acre parcels that are surveyed and ready to sell. Call Pete surveyed and ready to sell. Call Pete $1,198,000 MLS#772509 $1,198,000 MLS#772509

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Super Nice Finishes! Exceptional Family Compound in Lebanon Estates! The main house is a sprawling 2800sf 5bd, 3ba w/ 9’ high ceilings throughout and vaulted ceiling in the living area. The guest house is 1100sf 2bd, 2ba with attached 1600sf workshop space. Highlights include: new exterior stucco, interior paint, LED lighting, and Mowhawk Revwood Plus water-proof laminate Flooring throughout. You can’t beat these finishes!! Call Kyle for a Personal Tour. $715,000 MLS#781792

9600 SF Multi-Use Building W/ Geothermal! This 6.75 acre tract has Montezuma County approval for 2 additional development phases. The building is built with top of the line materials and nearly maintenance free. The property encompasses a mix of residential, commercial office and commercial garage. There are 7 different leases that provide a monthly income of $6,800. 5 nicely appointed apartments upstairs and shop/office space downstairs. The commercial shop space is 3600sf and the office is 800sf. The building also includes a laundry/utility room. What a great Long-Term Investment Opportunity!!! Call Scott For A Showing Today

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400 Acres W/ Home and Garage/Shop in West Dolores County! 235 Acres of tillable Big Colorado Blue Sky views from this 6.21 Acre Gem. Great access with ground currently in grass/hay production with a 2/3-1/3 share crop agreement. The remaining ground is wooded flat to canyon topography that contains some of the best all utilities at the street and even a little seasonal irrigation water as a bonus. Mule Deer and Elk hunting habitat around. The 3bd, 2ba 1800sf home has a warm Boundaries are marked all you need to do is figure out which view is most special when you get ready to build. Call Scott Only $79,000 MLS#777683 cabin feel with an open floor plan. There’s also a 33’ X 66’ garage/shop. Call Scott for a Tour! $555,000 MLS#782209

11 Acres for a Great Price! Call Team Wallace on this 11 acre tract near Cahone,CO. Huge vistas in every direction. Call Kyle $65,000 MLS#785067

14 Acres North of Cortez! Beautiful Dolores County blue sky with vistas in every direction. In CRP! This tract is situated in the geographically diverse 4 Corners area and is within reasonable driving distance to Moab, Telluride, Mesa Verde, Durango, Disappointment Valley and Canyonlands. If you find yourself yearning for that Western escape that you have always dreamed of, alongside unparalleled privacy and independence, we’ve got what you’re looking for. Call Kyle $74,000 MLS#785053

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Cortez Restaurant Location!

Cortez Horse Property!

60 Acres w/ 30 Shares!

Turnkey Opportunity! Rare turnkey restaurant on Main Street in Cortez! High visibility location with tons of traffic on a corner lot. Commercial kitchen ready to go with everything that you would need to start right up. Lots of room for customers with a large inside dining area and back outdoor patio. Come see the best restaurant offering in Cortez! Call Vernon $750,000 MLS#779650

Irrigated Horse Property just outside Cortez! 60 acres of flat, irrigated property that includes 2300sf main house, guest house, attached 10 X 26 shop area, 2 hay equipment barns, 36 X 36 Horse barn, large pond, riding arena, other pipe corrals and 30 shares of MVI irrigation water to keep the pasture green. Start enjoying Today! Call Vernon $1,200,000 MLS #782266

Several Lots Available! 3 to 10 acre tracts with all utilities avail. Just outside Cortez with 360 views. Call Vernon Starting @65k. MLS#780862

Nice Home on South Chestnut in the middle of Cortez! 1100sf 3bd, 2ba with a covered back porch. Call Vernon $239,000 MLS #783803

Cortez Comm. Building and Yard! 3 acre fenced yard with large 4800sf building. 6’ commercial fencing topped with 3 rows of barbed wire. Many possibilities! Call Vernon $399,000 MLS#777412

Beautiful Home in Cortez! This 1800sf 3bd, 2ba was built in 2016 with low maintenance in mind. Great location just south of Cortez with views of the Mtns. Call Vernon $455,000 MLS#780963

135 Acres in Yellow Jacket! Great price on this large parcel with the MVI Main ditch running through the property. Irr possible! Call Vernon $199,900 MLS #777532

Mesa Sky Subdivision Lot! 3 Acres near Cortez with irrigation. All utilities to the lot line. Great Views! Don’t miss this one. Call Vernon $77,777 MLS#776520

Gorgeous Building Lot in the Eagles Nest Subdivision! 3.80 acres with breathtaking views! 360 Views!! Call Vernon $68,000 MLS783599

Private 30 Acres w/ Home and Shops! 2017 Home with 2100sf 3bd, 2ba nice porches and enclosed sunroom. Don’t miss this! Call Vernon $649,900 MLS#782927

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Boggy Draw House w/ shops!

145 deeded lots available!

Mtn Biking Down the Street! Beautiful Acreage in the Pines above Dolores! Big 4 bed house with wrap around decks on all sides and huge basement rec-room. The property is spectacular with Pine trees, meadow, canyon and rock formations. You will not believe the workshop!! Also included: 3 car oversized detached garage. On Cistern! Call Tim $599,000

Brandon’s Gate development 83 Townhome sites are available in any way you want to slice it. The townhome sites have a paved road and all utilities ready to go. Over 400k invested in infrastructure! You can start building tomorrow. The single family lots are partially developed and will need Road, curb and gutter. Plan ahead and build for the next 10 years! Call Pete 49 Townhome lots $399,900 34 Townhome Lots $299,900 31 Single Family Lots $199,000

2018 Modular Home on 6 acres! Near Dolores with mix of Meadow and PJ. Guest house, irrigation and gardens. Much more! Call Pete $449,000 MLS#784144

Territorial Adobe House on 23 Acres! Come see this fabulous offering with big spaces and classic finishes. Call Pete $599,000 MLS#785211

Dolores Countryside Home! 1400sf 3bd, 2ba on 3 acres w/ irrigation. Lush setting and seasonal creek. “Home of the Pipe People!” Call Pete $389,000 MLS#785505

Multi-Family Lot in Dolores! Taps installed ($9,000) right across the street from the river park. Call Pete $69,900 MLS#768094

2 lots for Sale! Lebanon Townsite lots with a paved road and all utilities available. Parcels are adjacent can be combined. Huge Sleeping Ute Mtn views. Call Terry $38,500 & $41,500 MLS#762698

Corner Lot in Brandon’s Gate! Huge lot in Cortez on a paved round about with all utilities. Ready to build Today! Enough room for that extra shop building. Call Pete $48,500 MLS#744912

This is it! Attractive, spacious 4 bedroom home with 3 baths, 2 car garage and 2400sf!! STORAGE closets everywhere. So many upgrades and EXTRAS in this timeless classic. Call Terry $349,000 MLS#781437

In-Town Dolores Home! Come see this classic mini-Victorian with 900sf and 1bd, 1ba. Walk to everything! Call Pete $264,000 MLS#784681

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Mancos, Three Rustic Cabins!

Ultimate Summer Getaway! Old Camp Shower House!

42 Acres in Mancos! Spectacular Canyon Rim Location! The best 40 acres tract on over 1400 acres of ground. The Lost Canyon Ranch owner’s quarters sits high above Lost Canyon with huge views of the La Plata peaks. This 1,600sf 2bd, 2ba cabin is the perfect Summer Getaway with National Forest access directly out the back gate. Come enjoy your Summers in Southwest Colorado! Call Pete $599,000 MLS#780278

40 Acres of Pine and Canyon! Beautiful cliff top building site or RV spot. Mostly canyon on this tract with big views of the valley below. Call Pete for a Tour! $189,000 MLS#781739

Gorgeous 35 Acre tract in the Pines! Power cuts through the property. Several building site options! One has a high alpine meadow against the canyon rim. Call Pete!! $199,000 MLS#781736

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35 Acres above Summit Lake with 3 small cabins. This property is located within Lost Canyon Ranch. The property has been used by the Boy Scouts and as a hunt camp for many years. The buildings are in rough condition but could be whipped into shape in no time. Lost Canyon Ranch is super private with a locked gate on two sides. Enjoy direct access to the National Forest right out the North Gate. No HOA or Covenants. See this Today! Call Pete $449,000 MLS#781460

35 Acres along the Main Road in LCR! Forested parcel with tons of pine and a small draw that splits the property. Power adjacent to the road. Call Pete for a Tour! $199,000

Amazing Creek Front Tract! In the bottom of Lost Canyon with Lost Canyon Creek running through the middle of the property. Seasonal creek. Tons of deer and Elk! Call Pete $249,000 MLS#781734

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Cook House, Apt, and Pole Barn! One of the Best Lots in Lost Canyon Ranch! 35 acres of Pine with a Cook house, apartment, Pole barn and bunk house, walk-in cooler, horse corrals and huge pond. This parcel was used by the Boy Scouts and hunt camps for many years. Electric, cistern and septic in place with several Amazing building sites overlooking the pond. Create the Ultimate Family Compound in the woods with access to National Forest right out the North Gate. Call Pete for a Personal Tour! $599,000 MLS#781444

160 Acres adjacent to National Forest. Own your entire Mesa Top with amazing views of the surrounding terrain. Three sides of Canyon and a Forested flat mesa top. Call Pete $699,000 MLS#781741

35 Acres Bordering Public Lands! Walk right out your back door into public lands. Mix of Aspen and Pine with nice meadow, pond and a driveway in place. Call Pete!! $225,000

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National Forest Out The Back Gate! Beautiful Creek Front 40 Acre Tract. The owner’s parcel with Lost Canyon Creek running through the middle. Tons of meadow and good grass with a large pond adjacent to the creek. The old Rio Grand Southern rail line also runs through the property. Many unique building sites with views of Lost Canyon. Electric runs through the property and water is just one parcel away. No HOA or Covenants. National Forest out the back gate! Call Pete $249,000

40 Acres Bordering Lost Canyon Creek! Main Road bisects the property with electric readily available. Lots of meadow with a large pond good creek frontage. Many building sites. Call Pete $209,000 MLS#781733

Gorgeous Building Site on a Canyon Rim! You can’t beat this building site on Turkey Canyon. Tons of wildlife and good views of Mesa Verde National Park. Call Pete! $199,000 (lot 16)

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ush forest meets the vast desert west of the continental divide in Colorado. Even though the western slope is about 38% of the state’s total area, only about 10% of its population reside here. The Colorado River divides the northern and southern regions of the Western Slope around Grand Junction, Colorado – the most populous city between Denver and Salt Lake City, Utah. Tucked neatly in the southwest corner of Colorado is a hidden treasure of adventures and opportunities to explore. The region is rural, rugged and rife with recreation. The lush alpine forests in the mountains melt into dry desertscapes on the mesas. Crags carry crisp

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DOLORES

1,415 elevation: 7,028 feet average precipitation: 17 inches average snowfall: 57 inches average temperatures: High 41 degrees, Low 12 degrees in January. High 82 degrees, Low 50 degrees in July. median home price: $352,700

population:

8,709 elevation: 6,191 feet average precipitation: 13 inches average snowfall: 34 inches average temperatures: High 42 degrees, Low 16 degrees in January. High 89 degrees, Low 56 degrees in July. median home price: $219,500

population:

population:

959 elevation: 6,936 feet average precipitation: 18 inches average snowfall: 66 inches average temperatures: High 39 degrees, Low 11 degrees in January. High 86 degrees, Low 53 degrees in July. median home price: $319,000

Archuleta County

San Juan County

Wilderness engulfs over half of the 1,356 square miles in Archuleta County.

The heart of the San Juan Mountains and National Forest, San Juan County is just 388 square miles.

PAG O SA S P R I N G S

SILVERTON

1,940 elevation: 7,126 feet average precipitation: 23 inches average snowfall: 93 inches average temperatures: High 38 degrees, Low 4 degrees in January. High 83 degrees, Low 45 degrees in July. median home price: $360,900

population:

population:

650 elevation: 9,318 feet average precipitation: 26 inches average snowfall: 173 inches average temperatures: High 34 degrees, Low -4 degrees in January. High 73 degrees, Low 39 degrees. median home price: $324,500

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Southwest Colorado Properties Like No Other

LAZY E RANCH & EPPICH RANCH Lazy E Ranch & Eppich Ranch combined create 920 acres of aweinspiring irrigated meadows, mature woodlands, canyons, lush riparian areas, plus 1.3 miles of West Mancos River frontage. A timeless Colorado Mountain retreat with magnificent views. There are multiple ponds, springs, water rights, and seasonal streams to support horses or cattle and various wildlife species. In addition, there is a heated equipment/hay barn, guest/caretaker cabin, and a rodeo arena for equestrian activities. Main House - 6,537 SF, 4 BR, 3.5 BA | 920 Acres 1.3 Miles of River frontage | MLS 784976 | $8,970,000

LAZY E RANCH

EPPICH RANCH

Beautiful irrigated meadows, mature woodlands, canyons, lush riparian areas, and 1.3 river frontage miles of the West Mancos River. All of the amenities are of the highest quality and embody casual elegance at their best.

Eppich Ranch encompasses acres of pine forest, gambol oak, open meadows, rock outcroppings and lush riparian areas along a seasonal creek lined with aspen and cottonwood. Varied topography offers a variety of building sites with mountain and Weber Reservoir views.

6,537 SF | 4 BR, 3.5 BA | 447.29 Acres | MLS 783457 | $5,975,000

473 Acres | MLS 783837 | $2,995,000


935 MOUNTAIN MEMORIES Mountain Memories is nestled on 75-acres, bordered by two sides of the 13,444+ acre Perins Peak Wildlife Area, creating an expansive amount of private and tranquil space with endless recreational opportunities out the back door. Included is a heated barn, large loafing shed, an arena, and approx. 30 acres fenced. Co-listed with Rob Littfin Main House - 5,708 SF, 3 BR, 4.5 BA | Guest House - 1,152 SF, 2 BR, 1 BA | 75 Acres | MLS 782339 | $5,995,000

246 PINNACLE VIEW Stunning log home in a beautiful mountain setting in the North Animas Valley. This log masterpiece offers incredible mountain views in every direction. It is located on over 3.8-acres in the gated community of Two Dogs with lush, mature gardens, landscaping, and trees. The exterior of the house has multiple decks, patios, and an outdoor seating area with a fire-pit to take in the gorgeous Colorado setting. Co-listed with Rob Littfin 8,011 SF | 5 BR, 4 BA + 2 Partial Baths | 3.84 Acres | MLS 772404 | $3,695,000

SKYWATER RANCH

GRANITE FALL LODGE

Nestled in a grove of Ponderosa pines in the heart of the Animas Valley, this private 56-acre estate is next to the San Juan National Forest and offers private resort living in a prime location. Co-listed with Rob Littfin

Privately situated on a forest bench looking across the north Animas River Valley, this exquisite stucco and moss rock home features a unique and elegant design that incorporates a multitude of stunning views from virtually every window.

Main Home - 8,997 SF, 3 BR, 4.5 BA | Guest House - 1,148 SF, 2 BR, 2 BA 1,114 SF Custom Livestock Barn | MLS 782303 | $3,495,000

6,115 SF | 4 BR, 4.5 BA | 35 Acres | MLS 780412 | $3,499,000

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to sell, now is an excellent time to list your property. I have helped so many of We help breathe life and inspiration into the my clients achieve their real estate goals this past year.

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• Over $300 Million in Total Sales

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BEAUMONT RANCH An undivided 50% interest in one of the most beautiful properties in the Animas Valley, Beaumont Ranch, is being offered on this breathtaking 53-acre estate. The ranch includes over 1,250 feet of Animas River frontage providing fantastic trout fishing, multiple ponds, and exquisite views from every vantage point on the property. Consists of two separately deeded parcels. Co-listed with Rob Littfin Main Home - 7,274 SF, 5 BR, 7 BA | Guest Cottage - 2,934 SF 2 BR, 2BA 2,257 SF 5-Car Garage | 1,922 SF Heated Workshop | 1,934 SF Barn Caretaker Home - 1,527 SF 2 BR, 2 BA | MLS 784935 | $4,997,000

201 GRAY HACKLE Gray Hackle Ranch rests on 175 acres and has approximately 3,000 ft. of Pine River frontage and an additional 1,000 ft. on both sides of a branch off the main river with ‘end-of-the-road’ privacy and exceptional views of the Pine River and Pine River Valley. The river, lake and ponds provide opportunities for “world-class” trout fishing and soothing waterfall features create a serene environment conducive to rest and relaxation. 5,035 SF | 5 BR, 4 BA | 175 Acres | MLS 772332 | $6,497,000

WEBER RANCH Beautifully situated on a high point overlooking Weber Reservoir with 360-degree panoramic mountain views (La Plata Mountains, Sleeping Ute, Mesa Verde, Menefee, Abajo), this 85-acre equestrian estate is truly a rare offering. Meticulously appointed amenities, stunning views in every direction, complete privacy and great proximity to all of the areas treasures—this one has it all! 3,787 SF, 4 BR, 5.5 BA | 4-Stall Barn | 40x60 Equipment/Hay Barn | 65x130 Outdoor Arena Guest Cabin - 1 BR, 1BA | 85 Acres | MLS 784092 | $3,200,000


957 ELKHORN MOUNTAIN Elevated on a high bench overlooking the Animas River Valley with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain and the red valley cliffs this estate encompasses a true Colorado lifestyle. The exquisite mountain contemporary primary residence features a unique and elegant design. Beautiful landscaping surrounds the house with numerous stone patios, plus a pergola with a wood-burning fireplace situated to capture the stunning views. Main Home - 5,621 SF 4-bed, 4.5-bath | Guest House - 2,395 SF 3-bed, 2.5-bath | 35.04 Acres | MLS 780223 | $3,495,000

421 S. WINDOM WAY This estate has approximately 12-acres of the most captivating views of the San Juan Mountain range and Electra Lake in a very private, secure, and pristine setting. Surround yourself with natural beauty. The property features an exquisite log and rock home, a connected guest house, and an oversized 3+-car garage with an additional heated RV space. Relax and enjoy the magnificent mountain and lake views from the two levels of decks and patios. Co-listed with Tom Morse Main House - 10,700 SF, 4 BR, 4 BA, 3 Half BA | Guest House - 2,200 SF, 3 BR, 3 B | 12.59 Acres | MLS 782054 | $6,890,000

1933 DEER VALLEY Stunning Colorado Mountain Contemporary sitting on an expansive 45.27 acres in the prestigious Estate at Trapper’s Crossing, located minutes from downtown Durango. The home features include sparkling technistone and wood flooring, state of the art custom low voltage fiber optic lighting, beamed arched tongue-and-groove ceilings, and views of the La Plata Mountains. Co-listed with Kelly Kniffin 7,279 SF | 5 BR, 5.5 BA | 45.27 Acres | MLS 777634 | $3,995,000

Providing my clients with a covenant of support based on integrity, competence, professionalism, trust, and commitment. We help breathe life and inspiration into the

Zach Morse Owner/Broker OWNER / BROKER

Zach@lpwsir.com OWNER / BROKER legacypropertieswestsir.com

Tom Morse

970.391.2600

fulfillment of your dreams. It is a covenant of support based in integrity, competence, • 14 Years Real Estate Experience professionalism, trust and commitment.

• Over $300 Million in Total Sales

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Each Each Office Office isis Independently Independently Owned Owned and and Operated. Operated.


Extraordinary Homes & Properties

126 RIVER OAKS DRIVE Beautiful high-quality custom home built located along the banks of the Animas River and the river trail. Spectacular purple cliff views to the west. Great location close to downtown Durango. The home sits on 2 lots that were combined to accommodate the wide footprint which allows the home to have 4 bedrooms on the main level. 5,273 SF | 5 BR, 5 BA | 2-Car Heated Garage | MLS 783700 | $2,350,000

98 AMBUSH CANYON This gorgeous custom Classique-built home is situated on a 2.2-acre parcel and features dramatic mountain views overlooking the lush Glacier Club greens and fairways. The home is being sold turn-key including all furnishings and decorations. Co-listed with Zach Morse 4,631 SF | 3 BR, 5.5 BA | 2 Acres | MLS 785001 | $3,995,000

539 GLACIER CLIFF DRIVE

PEREGRINE PEAKS AT WINDOM RANCH

Arguably the finest home site at Glacier. Located in the Glacier Cliff area high above the valley floor and golf course. This is a stepped lot with 2 large level benches giving you choice of where to build your Rocky Mountain dream home.

Sweeping vistas of the most dramatic and iconic mountain peaks in the region make this 35-acre parcel one of the best home sites available in the Animas Valley. Windom Ranch is a 212-acre ranch with only 8 private parcels. Co-listed with Zach Morse

1.38 Acres | MLS 782365 | $950,000

35 Acres | MLS 782328 | $2,495,000

Assistance in buying or selling real estate at Glacier Club, the Durango Mountain Resort Ski Area, Dalton Ranch, Tamarron and the entire Durango region.

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970.749.8526

• 31 years Real Estate experience • Honesty, integrity, and proven results

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Don’t just look for a place. Discover a home!

80 ROCKWOOD DRIVE

3661 COUNTY ROAD 234

Stunning Montana-built log home with main level primary BR. This double lot offers a private gated retreat among the pines. Rockwood Estate homeowners who are Glacier Club Members can drive their Golf Cart through the back gate of Glacier to access the community.

This stunning home has been called out as “unpretentiously contemporary” and “the pinnacle of taste” by those who have had the fortune of a visit. The designer quality finishes and spectacular custom light fixtures will wow you! Astounding views of the surrounding mountains, river and pond.

6,467 SF, 5 BR, 5 BA | 1.27 Acres MLS 785413 | $2,225,000

3,487 SF 2 BR, 4 BA | 5.6 Acres | MLS 785083 | $1,545,000

1283 COUNTY ROAD 204

52 EDGEMONT HIGHLANDS PASS

Rural living so close to town! Home on 10 + acres with a 4 car garage just 3 miles from downtown Durango. Junction creek runs through the property adjacent to public lands, offering hiking and biking trails, horses allowed. No HOA.

Modern home featuring a stylish kitchen, spacious .39 ac lot, main level primary BR, open floor plan with two additional separate living spaces for office/schooling/workout/crafts. Trext decking, built-in hot tub, privacy fencing and two covered patios and oversized 2 car garage!

3,813 SF | 3 BR, 3.5 BA | 10 Acres | MLS 782043 | $1,225,000

2,651 SF | 3 BR, 2.5 BA | MLS 785415 | $975,000

132 EL DIENTE DRIVE

24 LIZARD HEAD DRIVE

Tastefully updated single level home located in the quiet and tranquil Bluffs area of Edgemont Ranch. This home lives large with vaulted tongue and groove ceilings. Pleasant outdoor living space options with a screened-in deck as well as a second fenced deck beyond.

Opportunity to build your dream home in-town Durango! Stunning La Plata Mountains views located in the Skyridge subdivision. This city subdivision has a wonderful park which includes a playground, tennis courts, restrooms, picnic area, and lots of grass area. NO HOA.

2,002 SF | 3 BR, 2 BA | $725,000

.43 Acre Homesite | MLS 784819 | $245,000

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970.749.3867

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ENGINEER DRIVE HOME-SITES Great home-site at Engineer Village across from Purgatory Resort. Views of the western cliffs, The resort area and Engineer Mountain. Paved roads, utilities at the property, no HOA. Central water, sewer and gas provided by the Purgatory Metro District. Ownership includes full access to the resort’s private club. MLS 783588 (Lot 25), 783529 (Lot 48), 783528 (Lot 47) Starting at $89,000 to $149,900

This single-level ranch-style home sits on 3.7 acres in the heart of the Animas Valley only minutes to town with unsurpassed views of the Red Cliffs of Missionary Ridge. Four Class A Shares from the Animas Ditch Company provide irrigation to the fenced yard, pasture, and raised garden beds. Includes a 3,200 SF metal building that encompasses a 1,000 SF 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment. 1,736 SF | 2 BR, 2 BA | 3.7 Acres | MLS 784801 | $1,050,000

Exceeding the expectations of buyers and sellers within the Durango market for over 19 years

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• Over 19 years in real estate service in Durango

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• Committed to building lasting relationships

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SAN JUAN RIVER RANCH This spectacular 144-acre estate ranch with 1 mile of the San Juan River will certainly not disappoint. The Custom designed timber-framed main home has many upgrades with the owner’s suite on the main level. The guest/caretaker’s home has been renovated and includes large windows, a wood-burning stove, and beautiful wood floors. The ranch also offers a 3 stall heated shop with roll-up doors for equipment and/or toys. You will also find a tack room, chicken coop, a round pen, storage and garden shed. There are water rights and hay meadows that are irrigated with 5 lines of ‘K-line pods’. The parameter of the ranch is fenced and cross fenced for grazing. A Geodesic Greenhouse with a water storage system has plenty of room to start your garden. Main House - 3,108 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA | Guest House - 3,564 SF 4 BR, 3 BA | 144 Acres | MLS 775172 | $3,900,000

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Lock-and-leave

Is a condo the right fit for your lifestyle? By Sara Knight

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ondos are known for lockand-leave convenience, comparative affordability and an ideal source of rental income; and they are often marketed as a viable and costeffective option for a broad spectrum of buyers. So, how do condos measure up to expectation here in Durango? Kristin Daly, with the Wells Group, lives in the north county (north of Hermosa to just past Purgatory Resort on Highway 550) and has worked primarily in that resort market for 27 years. Given the beautiful location and proximity to Purgatory Resort, it’s no surprise that most of her buyers are from out of

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state (Texas, Arizona and New Mexico) and are purchasing second homes or rental properties. “The lifestyle in the north county and resort area lends itself more to summer and winter recreation, and vacation rentals in my opinion,” Daly said. “Downtown condos might be more attractive to those seeking a year-round residence or longer-term investment property.” She said that there are numerous benefits and considerations of condo ownership noting that, “especially for first-time second home buyers and investors, a condo is, generally speaking,

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a little more affordable, and immediately viable for rental income.” Daly also said that it’s important to know the amenities and regulations of the community in which you’re shopping. Some neighborhoods restrict rental usage, while others encourage it. Some condos may lack additional storage but come furnished and move-in ready. Some HOAs manage more maintenance than others. Choosing the best one depends on a buyer’s goals. Steve McCarthy and his wife Eleanor were not looking for a second home when they visited Purgatory Resort to ski


with friends in February of 2009. By the time they departed, however,, negotiations were under way. Now, they spend their summers here avoiding the oppressive Houston heat, and even traded their house in Houston for the simpler condo there as well. As empty nesters, the couple appreciate the benefits of a low-maintenance lifestyle close to outdoor activities, and they have found an added sense of security living in a condo versus a stand-alone house. “I know Durango is a super safe place, but living in a big city, you get more of a securityconscious mindset,” Steve said, explaining that Eleanor feels much more comfortable visiting their Durango home without him, knowing she has friendly neighbors nearby. The couple have also found a sense of community in the condo lifestyle, and a new opportunity to make friends in both their Durango and Houston condominium buildings. By contrast, the in-town market sees a lot more locals looking to buy. Chris Bettin, co-owner of Durango Land and Homes and Premier Vacation Rentals Group has been a realtor in Durango for almost 20 years and recently served on the Durango City Council. He has loved owning and living in his own condo downtown for 15 years and is very well acquainted with the in-town market. While Bettin’s personal experience as a condo owner has been extremely positive, he is not naïve to the difficulties facing many local buyers.

Durango Land and Homes specializes in helping first-time home buyers. “Even if a local has a good job, meets income qualifications, and has everything else for the property that’s available, somebody from out of area can often pay more or offer better terms. That makes it tough,” he said, adding that about 50% of property owners in town are from out of the area. Sometimes, whether it meets a buyer’s needs or not, a condo is the only viable option, and may only be a stepping stone. Callie Cole, a chemistry professor at Fort Lewis College, purchased her condo just north of town in July of 2019. “I really wanted to buy a house,” Cole said. “Unfortunately, I couldn’t afford one on a Fort Lewis College assistant professor salary. I think this is pretty typical for many working professionals in Durango.” She is not alone in her experience. Andrew Carroll and Sara Newman, also local educators, owned their condo in the same complex as Callie

for three years before buying a single-family home in another community where their salaries will more adequately support their cost of living. All three acknowledged that the low-maintenance aspect was nice, but it didn’t quite make the small space and cumbersome bureaucracy of the HOA worth it. As a realtor, Bettin agreed that the Durango market is difficult right now, but he remains optimistic, and encourages locals to be patient as the effects of the pandemic level out. As a former city council member, he also added that, “we were about 50% of the way to our 2040 affordable housing goals in Durango, when I left the council.” Ultimately, the issue of whether or not a condo is the right fit, depends on a lot of factors. Ask a realtor about the condo you’re considering. Ask the HOA president in that community. Ask other people who live there. Then, ultimately, ask yourself if this is the right fit for your life right now.

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Luxury Homes Imagine yourself living in one of these fine homes.

1241 County Road 500 5 Bed - 5 Bath - 4965 sq ft - 2.79 ac Completely Furnished MLS# 785462 - $1,400,000

405 W 28th Street 3 Bed - 4 Bath - 3438 sq ft - 1.47 ac MLS# 785265 - $1,699,000

1041 Heritage Road 4 Bed - 5 Bath - 3925 sq ft - 10.58 ac MLS# 785173 - $1,100,000


Residential

These beautiful houses are calling you home.

469 Oxbow Circle

223 Tierra Vista Drive

4 Bed - 3 Bath - 2232 sq ft MLS# 784803 - $769,000

3 Bed - 2 Bath - 1896 sq ft MLS# 785127 - $649,000

120 Pine Street 3 Bed - 3 Bath - 1667 sq ft MLS# 778404 - $260,000

Cedar Ridge 84 Cedar Ridge Way 3 Bed - 3 Bath - 2483 sq ft MLS# 780935 - $899,000

140 & 144 Cedar Ridge Way 2 Bed - 3 Bath - 1600 sq ft - $575,000 3 Bed - 3 Bath - 1874 sq ft - $675,000

The final phase of the Cedar Ridge community includes a single-family home and two different townhome floorplans. All include granite countertops throughtout, tile backsplash in the kitchen, stainless steel appliances, and an attatched 2 car garage. The townhome construction start when both sides are under contract (in red). Available lots are in yellow. Don’t miss out on in-town convenience, close to Fort Lewis College, Hillcrest Golf Course, and great trail access.


Land

Build your dream home on any one of these fantastic lots.

3976 Mira Sol Drive 35.2 acres in Rancho Mira Sol MLS# 762457 - $355,000

For Lease

2855 Main Avenue

1369 Florida Road Build your dream home and an incredible residential development opportunity 7.45 ac MLS# 769439 - $1,350,000

For Lease

691 CR 233

557 sq ft - Bath - Small Kitchen MLS# 785408 - $1,100

2 Units Available MLS# Multiple - $700 - $720

100 Jenkins Ranch Road

1175 Camino Del Rio

5 Units - 2 Bath - 2790 sq ft MLS# 780891 - $599,000

7880 sq ft - Bath MLS# 785436 - $1,200,000

29064 Highway 160 .90 Commercial Acres MLS# 758393 - $449,000

Commercial Looking to Lease or Purchase? Check out these available units.

270 8th Avenue 2 Rooms - Shared Bath - 273 sq ft MLS# 781276 - $170,000


Set amidst a wide-open meadow in the prestigious Animas Valley, surrounded by stunning views of the San Juan Mountains, Estancia represents a rare opportunity for home ownership. Within ten minutes of downtown Durango, this quaint community of forty detached single-family homes features mountain rustic architecture with spacious single story floor plans, premium interior finishes, a private 20-acre park and much more. Under Contract

Under Contract

9 Estancia Court 3 Bed - 2 bath - 2148 sq ft MLS# 779929 - $765,000

Under Contract

275 Estancia Loop 35 Estancia Court 3 Bed - 2 bath - 1653 sq ft MLS# 778570 - $645,000

45 Estancia Court 3 Bed - 2 bath - 2077 sq ft MLS# 778571 - $750,000

259 Estancia Loop 3 Bed - 2 bath - 2077 sq ft MLS# 776826 - $725,000

4 Bed - 4 bath - 2864 sq ft MLS# 784862 - $975,000

Just a few miles (and a nice bicycle climb) from downtown Durango, Colorado, Edgemont Meadows sits at the edge of a long valley leading to Lemon Reservoir, Lake Vallecito and the vast Weminuche Wilderness area. The newest of the Edgemont Neighborhoods, residents enjoy fantastic ridge line and open meadow views from a community of homes tucked comfortably in the trees. Adjacent to the Florida River, our lucky Durango home owners have access to hiking and fishing as well as nature trails woven throughout the Edgemont communities. We invite you to explore the lots and homes for sale in Durango’s Edgemont Meadows and would love to welcome you home. Under Contract

Under Contract

291 Hay Barn Road

273 Hay Barn Road

3 Bed - 2 bath -1995 sq ft MLS# 778346 - $750,000

3 Bed - 2 bath -1995 sq ft MLS# 778347 - $750,000

Under Contract

305 Hay Barn Road 3 Bed - 2 bath -1995 sq ft MLS# 778345 - $750,000

Additional lots available in Edgemont Meadows. Call to discuss lot and floor plan options available for purchase.


Under Contract

Under Contract

154 Salt Brush

212 Salt Brush

3 Bed - 2 bath - 1993 sq ft MLS #775545 - $650,000

3 Bed - 2 bath - 2062 sq ft MLS #779025 - $613,775

Under Contract

Under Contract

Under Contract

178 Salt Brush

162 Salt Brush

170 Salt Brush

3 Bed - 2 bath -1993 sq ft MLS #779752 - $655,000

3 Bed - 2 bath - 1985 sq ft MLS #775546 - $602,075

3 Bed - 2 bath -1886 sq ft MLS #779749 - $655,000

Salt Brush at Three Springs has been designed to include sixty spacious single story homes. The Shaw LTD offerings consist of four unique elevations, each an energy efficient, three bedroom, two bath, 1980+ square foot floor plan that includes open entries, gourmet kitchens, master bedroom suits with ample master closets, spa like master baths, signature finishes, stainless steel appliances, covered front porches, large back terraces, custom landscape packages, a two-car garage and much more! Additional lots available in Three Springs. Call to discuss lot and floor plan options available for purchase.

Call us regarding units available in 2022 Mountain Trace is a beautiful community of town homes built by Shaw LTD. Conveniently located less than five minutes from bike trails, quaint restaurants, shops and breweries in the heart of downtown Durango. There are a total of 65 town homes providing spacious layouts, modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances, two-car garages, and views of the Animas mountains and valley. Mountain Trace is Durango’s ideal place to call home. Discover the life that’s waiting for you today.


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L OC A L

S P OT L I G H T

Habitat for Humanity By Hunter Harrell More adults are trying to pursue home ownership now than in the previous decade. In the past five years, aging millennials have contributed to the steady growth of the housing market nationwide. Last year in La Plata and Montezuma counties, the number of properties sold increased by about 25%. However, high housing costs still prevent many families from fulfilling the American Dream here in the Southwest. At the onset of the pandemic, housing demand was increasing and the market seemed steady. But the uncertainty caused many potential sellers to avoid placing their homes on the market. This combination of high demand and limited supply influenced the rapid rise of home prices, according to the 2021 State of the Nation’s Housing by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. While the issue of affordable housing continues to affect our communities, local businesses and organizations are working in tandem to address different factors that contribute to the problem. Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County is a local chapter of a national nonprofit organization that focuses on reducing some of the barriers of homeownership for families in the Four Corners.

Education & Equity

Through community engagement, local partnerships and help from volunteers, the organization builds affordable housing for individuals and families in need. By hosting monthly Question and Answer sessions

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where participants can learn more about the home ownership program, the organization introduces more people to the possibilities that come with owning a home. Habitat for Humanity board member Tami Joslin said that through education and outreach, she hopes that more families can see the benefits of owning their own home, such as financial stability and building equity. “Whether they take the step to move forward or not, they at least are educated in terms of how getting a mortgage works and what it might mean for a family,” Joslin said. “I hope that they see the value in owning an asset. They are actually investing their money instead of giving it to a landlord.”

Home Ownership Program

In addition to building equity, the Home Ownership Program reduces mortgage payments to 30% of their gross monthly income. Rather than rising like rental costs, homeowners achieve more financial stability through lower mortgage payments. A committee reviews applications from those individuals and families in need based on three factors: their ability to pay, their need for housing and their willingness to partner with the organization by contributing to the build. Habitat for Humanity builds two homes each year in La Plata County. They also renovate a few existing properties to establish affordable housing options for more families in the county. Volunteer labor is how the organization keeps the cost of the builds lower. But, over the last 18 months, finding volunteers has

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been more difficult. “It’s really about labor – volunteer labor,” Joslin said. “Getting volunteers who can commit to one or two days a week is a challenge.” If the volunteer capacity grows, the organization sees potential for more build projects in the future. As a seasoned volunteer, Joslin said that her favorite part is the camaraderie on the job. She added that seeing the project through from planning to completion is a rewarding experience. “We have a very dedicated group, and we have a wonderful executive director that understands what’s going on in the market and construction management,”Joslin said. “We are really thinking forward about working with the city and the county with this whole affordable housing thing that’s going on in our community.” For more information about Habitat for Humanity projects and volunteer opportunities, visit the organization’s website at www. habitatlaplata.org.


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Owning land in Colorado Consider all the caveats to purchasing property By Jennaye Derge Few people are not drawn to the idea of wide open spaces. At the risk of enticing a scene from The Sound of Music, some of us just want to run freely through fields that we can call our own. But how do we begin the process of running amongst our privately-owned wildflowers? There are a few things to consider such as land, water and mineral rights, access practicalities and building considerations. Building considerations can mean many things, but should literally be the foundation of any new home. The soil of potential building

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sites should provide enough of a foundation to support your home while still implementing drainage and reinforcements for the wetter months. Avoid any areas with potential for landslides nearby and avoid building near wetlands. The position of your home is also important when buying land. Do you have the option for the deck view you’ve always wanted? Will there be sun where and when you want it, and have you thought about your potential for solar? Amber Johnson, broker with Durango Land and Homes shares

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some advice when looking toward the future. “For example, you’ll want to consider your driveway – if the driveway is going to get some sun. Or, you might also want to add solar panels one day, you might want to look at whether or not you’ll have south-facing exposure for those panels.” Soil and solar are big players in land purchasing for a future home, but if you dig deeper down, you’ll find mineral and water rights which often play an even more significant role in land-purchasing. For some people, it might even be the most important thing. Folks looking into developing, farming or ranching specifically need regular access to water and in the southwest, it’s not as easy as one would hope. “Buying land with water rights and mineral rights is a whole lot more complex than typical residential home sales,” said Justin Osborn of the Wells Group. As the only ALC and PSA accredited land consultant in town, he knows an abundance of information about water rights in the Southwest region. “They are extremely complex and any buyer should make sure they’ve hired a professional to represent their best interest.” Something to be interested in is Southwest Colorado’s different water districts and each one offers varying watering seasons based on where that water is pulled from and how much water that resource has. For example, Osborn’s own


home on the Florida Mesa is in the irrigation district that comes out of Lemon Reservoir. “My irrigation season has already been shut down. We’re done getting water this year,” he said. “Whereas my clients that are on Vallecito water, those folks, their irrigation season is still running, they still have water.” Osborn credits this discrepancy mainly on the CFS (cubic feet per second) at which the water is delivered. His water is delivered at a higher CFS than those landowners who receive their water out of Vallecito. His higher rate of flow ultimately drains the resource a little faster. So, as Osborn states, it’s not necessarily just about the quantity of water you’re getting, but also the quality. The quality of water rights just scratches the surface and if you

are interested in what is further down, you’ll have to look into mineral rights during a land purchase as well. “It’s extremely rare for the buyer to get any mineral rights with the property unless they’re buying property that’s been in the same family for four or five generations-such as when buying an older ranch,” Osborn said. Mineral rights are typically owned by oil and gas companies out of state.

“I’d go so far as saying probably 99% of real estate transactions in Southwest Colorado do not have mineral rights that transfer,” Osborn said. But there is still that one percent, so if you have your perspective eyes on minerals keep looking. Whether it’s minerals or water, the biggest suggestion from area professionals to keep in mind when buying land? Hire a professional. “Make sure to do your due diligence,” Osborn said. “People need to make sure they’re working with a realtor or an attorney that has a lot of experience that is dealing a lot with mineral and water rights.” And once you’ve done your homework, hopefully you can run freely through your well-watered, sun-soaked fields of wildflowers for years to come.

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How to choose an insurance agency By Hunter Harrell Protecting an investment, especially one as large as a home, is essential. Most homebuyers understand that insurance is important. However, not all realize that being proactive about shopping for an insurance policy can help homeowners find the right fit for their coverage needs and current lifestyle. Home insurance costs may differ depending on a variety of factors, including the age, size and location of the home. However, it is important to consider more than the company’s rates when choosing an insurance policy.

Some factors that could influence your decision include the agency’s financial strength, reviews from other customers and the process for receiving assistance for future claims.

Compare rates

The first step to finding the right fit is to compare insurance policy rates. Using online tools, homeowners can get rough estimates by using some basic information about the home. Though, the quote you receive online might not be the bill you end up paying. A better credit score will

also lead to better rates.

Discover discounts

Shoppers can also consider the different discounts that each company may offer. Some homeowners may qualify for special discounts, such as new customer credits, first-time buyer discounts and loyalty programs. Many companies will also reduce costs for lowering your risk by installing safety systems like security cameras, smoke detectors and sprinkler systems.

Consider finances

While your budget might be the deciding factor, homeowners should consider the future financial stability of their insurance company as well. Homeowners can verify the credibility of insurance companies through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. The organization’s website tracks complaints from clients in addition to its ability to pay for claims filed by customers in the future.

Customer service

While finding an affordable plan is crucial, finding quality customer service is also a priority for many policyholders. Learn more about the claims process before committing to any company. In the event of an emergency, will you receive assistance online, over the phone or in-person? Does the company offer assistance from Monday to Friday only, or will they be on call 24/7? Home insurance can grant homeowners peace of mind. However, it takes careful research and planning to purchase the right policy to protect your property.

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Creating space for a home office By Connie Sutton For the first time in history, large numbers of the working public are adjusting to the fact that home, a place typically reserved for unwinding and recharging, is now a place for concentration and productivity too. Whether you’re a regular remote worker or this is a new transition, a functional space to work is essential. Working from home without a designated workspace can make it difficult to tune out the daily distractions of household needs. Establishing a work zone will help you regain that focus. Everyone who works from home needs some form of designated workspace, but not everyone requires an office in the traditional sense. Enter the practical magic series, which includes tips for creating a more functional space in your existing home.

Consider ergonomics

Choose a desk and chair that are the right size and height for your body. Your home office setup should be comfortable and ergonomic. If you work full time, you’ll be spending 40-plus hours a week there. If you take shortcuts here, you could end up with longand short-term problems. To keep your mind and body supported throughout the day, keep your computer at eye level. Work with your forearms parallel to the floor when typing and keep you back in an upright position.

Let there be light

Make sure that your work area has enough light. An important aspect of any home office is access to good lighting. Preferably natural

Choose the right space

Your workspace options range from a garage, basement, attic or spare room to a closet, or even the corner of a room. If you live in a small space or shared space, be prepared to think outside the box and get creative with your options. An unused hall closet can make a perfect office space if you remove the doors and add a desk. Or, you could add a drop-down desk to the bookshelf in the living room corner. Before you set up the office, take stock of what you need to work productively then compare your must-haves to the available spaces. Remember to consider the needs of other household members. You don’t want the home office in the living room if that’s where your family tends to congregate during the day.

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light. Sunlight improves your body’s vitamin D levels which directly correlate to happiness, so place your desk close to a window if possible. If you don’t have a space near a window available brighten your workspace with lamps. No matter where you place your workspace, make sure the positioning allows for even lighting without glare.

Get creative with storage

Many home offices don’t have much space for storage, but it’s important to have all the supplies you need nearby. To store supplies try dividing up drawers, repurposing jars, hanging hooks, or adding shelves. Height is your friend here, as long as you can still reach it, keep moving up to maximize your storage space. Remember to regularly clean your space and keep your desk free of clutter. Messy can quickly become the new normal but tidy spaces help keep your thought process clean and driven.

Set boundaries

Creating a home office is as much about attitude as it is about content. Your family needs to understand that working from home still means working. If your office is in a part of the house where your family/housemates regularly gather, be sure to explain your need to disengage while working. Don’t allow people to pop in and out of your space to chat or ask questions. Set boundaries with the people you share the space with. You need to balance the needs of your home and the needs of your work while making a space that’s purely professional.


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CR 115

H2 Happy Scenes II H3 Happy Valley H4 Hermosa Acres H5 Hermosa Vista H6 Hidden Ridge Ranch H7 High Meadows Ranch H8 Hillcrest H9 Holman Heights H10 The Homestead at Bayfield H11 Homestead Ranches H12 Hunna Acres J1 Juniper Heights K1 Kesselhuth/Gale K1 Klondike L1 La Charade Park L2 Lake Durango Estates L3 La Fortune L4 Lake of the Pines L5 Lake Purgatory I L6 Lake Purgatory II L7 Lake View L8 La Paloma L9 Lariat L10 Lightner Creek L11 Locke’s Mountain L12 Loma Vista Homes L13 Longhollow I L14 Longhollow II L15 Longhollow III L16 Los Ranchitos M0 Mama Llama M1 McKee M2 Meadowlark M3 Meadowridge M4 The Meadows M5 Mesa Linda M6 Mesa Meadows M7 Middleton M8 Midway Acres M9 Moreno M10 Mountain Shadows M11 Mountain Vista Ranches O1 Oxford Heights P1 Payne P2 Pine Acres P3 Pine River Ranch P4 Pineview P5 Pinon de la Plata P6 Pinon Mesa Ranch P7 Ponderosa Homes

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A1 Animas River Ranches A2 Animas Springs A3 Animas View Estates A4 Animosa/Albrecht A5 Aspen Trails A6 Aspen Winds B1 Baker Lane B2 Bear Creek Canyon B3 The Bear Ranch B4 Bryce C1 Casey & Sarver C2 Celadon Ranch C3 Chamberlin C4 Chekshani P.U.D. C5 Claude Decker C6 Coolwater C7 Coolwater Estates C8 Country Aire Estates C9 Culhane Hills D1 Dalton Ranch D2 Deer Valley D3 Dimmlake D4 Dove Ranch D5 Dove Ridge D6 Durango Hills D7 Durango Mountain Resort D8 Durango West I D9 Durango West II E1 Edgemont Highlands E2 Edgemont Ranch E3 Electra Lake Estates E4 El Ranchos Florida E5 Enchanted Forest Estates E6 Eoff Swahemyr E7 Ever Green Valley E8 The Timbers F1 Falls Creek Ranch F2 Fantango F3 Far View Estates F4 Fertch F5 Florida Park F6 Florida River Estates F7 Flying S F8 Forest Lakes F9 Fox Fire Ranch G1 The Glacier Club G2 Goldeneye Estates G3 Grand View Heights G4 Grimes Creek H1 Hacienda de la Florida

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CR 504

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CR 319

M6

CR 518

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CR 523

H11

CR 314

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CR 336

503 CR

CR 311

CR 309

P4

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K2 D2

160

H10

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151

CR

321

CR 330

M8

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CR 325

Southern Ute Indian Reservation

CR 327 172

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D5

CR 313

D4

CR 318 C1

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CR 310

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CR 311

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CR 234

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CR 215

CR 129 CR 131

CR 133 CR 132

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CR 130

515

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CR

CR 122

CR 302

CR 305

CR 119

CR 126

L13 L15

CR 128

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M5

A3 M7 R3

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C8

CR 228 CR 230

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239 CR

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CR 2

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CR 123

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CR 222

CR 121

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