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250 CR 225

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango


250 CR 225 Nestled on 15 acres in the Mountain Valley subdivision, off of County Road 225, this beautiful horse property is country living at its best. The remodeled custom main residence is 4,416 SF with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. As you enter the home you are instantly drawn to the great room with its 25 ft. wall of windows capturing the panoramic views of the La Plata Mountains. The top windows have electric remote controlled shades for those extra sunny Colorado days. This room is beautifully crafted with slate flooring and a hickory built-in cabinet with granite countertops. The kitchen is thoughtfully laid out to allow for your choice of large celebrations or intimate dinners, featuring granite countertops, custom hickory cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, slate floors, and a large center island. Adjacent to the kitchen is a wine cave with hickory cabinets and a granite countertop. The dining area opens to the kitchen and family room with a sliding door leading to the back yard and patio. A large pantry between the dining room and kitchen has ample shelves and storage. The cozy family room complete with a river rock fireplace and cedar mantel is the perfect place to enjoy a chilly winter night. This room also opens to the fenced backyard and patio. The master bedroom and bath feature dual vanities, a separate shower, large jetted soaking tub and 3 walk-in closets. A log-railing staircase leads to the upstairs level with 3 guest rooms and 2 full baths, plus an office, and a large bonus room, currently being used as a game room complete with a full bar! Off of the game room is a Trex deck with 220 amp hookups ready for a hot tub where you can soak and enjoy the Colorado night stars. Attached to the home is an oversized 3-car garage with plenty of room to fit the Southwest Colorado lifestyle. In addition to the home, there is a 2,600 SF heated outbuilding with a full bath that would be perfect for a home office, art studio or guest quarters with some minor modifications. There is an RV sized overhead garage door as well as a 2-car covered carport perfect for storing a boat or farm equipment. A 1,300 SF 3-stall custom barn is truly an equestrian’s dream-space featuring a rubber-tiled alley and rubber-floored stalls, automatic & heated waterers, Grand Prix Saratoga style stall fronts with brass finials, Dutch doors to paddock areas, T&G horse-proof lumber stalls, hay storage for 200 bales, heated tack room, sink with hot water, and fridge hook up. Additional amenities include 2 fenced fields, irrigation from Pioneer Ditch, a circular driveway allowing easy access for a horse trailer, 300 SF log BBQ pavilion, a great producing well, and high speed internet. It’s rare to find a property that offers this much in a rural setting, yet only 15 minutes from downtown and 5 minutes from Mercy Regional Medical Center. This property has several living set-up opportunities with a main house, 3-stall barn, and large work shop. It would make a perfect live-in veterinary clinic.


LOCATION AND AREA Grounds • 15+-acre property located in Mountain Valley subdivision

composed of 2 lots with .2497129 cfs and .1476249 cfs shares of water rights from the Pioneer Ditch • Aspen and Austrian pines surround the house and piñon & juniper are throughout the property • Precision-cut flagstone allows access to the steps and patio around the front of the home • Fully-fenced backyard and a front covered patio faces the La Plata Mountain views • Trex deck off of upstairs game room with hot tub hook up and powder coated metal railing • Two separate log fenced 8-acre sections in the front for horses • Small pump house for irrigation distribution • Log pavilion picnic area in the front of the home with wooden bench swing and stone fire pit • Property is entered through wide gravel driveway with large circular turnaround to access all the outbuildings and home; ample parking provided throughout • Built-in sprinkler system servicing the front and back yards • Septic includes two tanks – pumped in 4/2015 and most recently on 3/2017 by Superior Septic • Leased Basin Co-op propane tank • Main House, Barn and Shop all match (stucco/ composite shingle roofing, color accents)


MAIN RESIDENCE General Home Features • 4,416 SF custom-built home • Master Bedroom on main floor, 3 bedrooms and office

upstairs • 3.5 baths • Light filled, spacious, open floor plan • Composite shingle roof • Outside stucco siding with river rock and log beam accents • Large double-paned windows allow for expansive views of the La Plata Mountains; electric remote controlled shades in living room • Ceiling fans • Hickory custom cabinets throughout the home • Slate, tile, and carpet flooring • Natural gas in floor radiant heating for main house • Recessed lighting throughout • 3-car garage with heated game room above keeps it warm in the winter • Separate mechanical/boiler and storage room • Internet Service is AlignTec – and both the house and shop have dedicated networks

Living Room/Entry • Recently remodeled downstairs 3 years ago • Slate flooring • Automatic electric shades on the top windows • 25’ tall ceilings • Ceiling fan • Gorgeous views of the La Plata Mountain range • Exposed beams above • Great built in bookcase/shelving with granite counter top • Coat closet in the entry way • Living room is open to the kitchen and family room • Upstairs overlooks living room


Kitchen • All stainless steel GE appliances • 5-burner gas stove • Granite countertops • Large stainless steel sink with high-end fixtures • Hickory custom cabinets with custom pull-out

drawers • Wine cave with granite countertops, arched slate tile doorway matches flooring • Dimmer lights • Large walk-in pantry with ample shelves, great storage space • Large island seating for up to 6 people • Drop pendant lighting • Recessed lighting • Track lighting

Dining Room • Open to kitchen • Patio door opens up to the fenced-in back yard and patio

• Large windows allow for ample light to stream in • Hickory valences store insulated shades

Family Room • In-set family room with log railing and cedar step • Large river rock fireplace with cedar mantel and

stone hearth – materials gathered from property • Ceiling fan • Two sliding doors open to the back patio and yard • Carpet flooring • Shelving on either side of the fireplace


Master bedroom Suite

Powder Room

• Main level master suite • Large walk-in closet • Carpet flooring in bedroom • Open with exposed beams • Celling fan • Arched ceilings with a pony wall in-between the

• Near kitchen and dining room • Half bath with slate tile flooring • Sconce lighting • Granite counter top with unique glass leaf bowl sink • Brushed nickel spigot faucet

bedroom and bath creating a very open space • Bath features: Deep jetted tub, separate corner standing shower • His & Hers closets on either side of the jetted tub • Two vanity sinks • Hickory cabinets • Tile flooring in the bath

Mud Room/Laundry Room • Granite countertops w/shelving • Deep utility stainless steel sink • Separate boiler room with ample storage shelving • Dog door leads to fenced back yard • Two large hot water tanks with on demand hot water feature


Upstairs • Log railing leading to the upstairs • Small landing area at the top of the stairs looks over

living room and has incredible views of the La Plata Mountains out of the living room windows • Carpet on the stairs

Bedroom/Office & Bath Suite • Jack ‘n Jill setup • Bedroom windows look towards the back yard of the property • Wooden sliding closet doors with built-in shelving • Carpet flooring • In-between bath has tub/shower combination and white pedestal sink with tile flooring • Non conforming office/bedroom is connected to the bath with carpet flooring and has windows with views of the La Plata Mountains

3rd Bedroom • Sliding wood closet doors with built-in shelving • Carpet flooring • Incredible views of the La Plata mountains

4th Guest Bedroom • Sliding wood closet doors with built-ins • Carpet flooring • Window look towards the back yard


Hallway • Large linen closet in the hallway. • Hallway leads to Bonus Room/Game Room

Upstairs Bathroom • Off of hallway • Hickory cabinets • Tile flooring • Granite counters with 3 sinks • Tub/shower combo • Window faces back yard

Game Room • Hickory stairs lead into large room with carpet flooring • Arched ceiling exposed beams • Ceiling fan and recessed lighting • Pellet Stove on tile hearth • Very open with lots of windows facing La Platas, the barn, and sliding glass door faces back yard. • Maple bar top with stainless steel bar sink and formica counter tops • Mini Fridge • Large mirror behind bar creates open space • Sliding glass door leads to Trex deck with powder coated railings • Setup for a hot tub looking out over the back yard


Garage • 3-car garage; currently one section set up as a

workshop • Windows offer natural light • Garage stays warm due to in-floor heating from the game room above • Concrete flooring

BARN • Stucco siding and composite shingle roof matches home and shop

• Handmade roll-a-way barn doors with large

windows and front concrete apron • 3 stalls: T&G horse-proof Trex and lumber, dutch doors with magnetic fastening system (prevents shutting from wind) lead to fenced paddocks and then into fenced field. • Stalls have rubber matted flooring • Grand Prix Saratoga Style stall fronts with brass finials • Automatic, heated waterers in each stall • Skylights bring in extra light • Alley is rubber tiled – safe for horses, easy to clean with leaf blower/hose • Hay storage for 200+ bales • Frost-free waterers in two locations for water • Heated tack room (accessed by alley and outside) features sink with hot water, L-shaped counter with cabinets, and refrigerator hook up • Outer tack room door leads to concrete covered patio and a horse wash rack


3RD BUILDING / GARAGE / SHOP • Stucco building matches home and barn • Covered carport area great for RV/boat/toys has interior T&G Aspen • Well insulated • Large garage door • Building is separated into two spaces • Cement flooring inside front garage, currently set up as a gym • Bath with walk in shower, electric baseboard heat • Entire interior is Aspen T&G ceilings and walls, lots of natural light • Sliding glass door leads to back space which is finished with carpet, electric baseboard heating and is currently used as an office

• Back area features a separate enclosed space for additional more private office space


WILDLIFE AND RECREATION The property has an ideal combination of open meadows and wildlife habitat, creating a private setting that supports a myriad of activities. Commonly seen are mule deer, red fox, wild turkey, along with hummingbirds, songbirds, bald eagles, great horned owls and blue heron! The ranch has a well-maintained irrigation ditch that defines the property’s perimeter, which supports the wildlife in the area.

paddleboarding, and kayaking (white water and flat water) are all popular activities. The San Juan National Forest as well as the Weminuche Wilderness, with hundreds of miles of riding and hiking trails, are approximately 25 minutes from the ranch. Horseback rides on and from the ranch onto dirt county roads with like-minded horse enthusiasts who live in the neighborhood are a welcome activity.

The ranch sits tall in the Florida River Valley. Fly-fishing in the Florida, The Pine River and the Gold Medal Animas River are short distances away. Vallecito and Lemon Reservoirs are 30 minutes away, Lake Nighthorse is just 20 minutes and Navajo Lake Recreation Area is a 40 minute drive. Boating,

Durango’s horse community is growing not only due to endless trailriding opportunities and 4H clubs, but with the city’s proposed equestrian center which will include 3-day eventing facilities. For downhill skiing, Purgatory Resort is a 50-minute drive from the ranch, while Wolf Creek

Ski Area is approximately an hour and 10 minutes away. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling are also available throughout the area and on the ranch. Summertime is filled with opportunities for trail riding, hiking, fishing, boating, golfing, mountain biking and visiting the area’s famous tourist attractions such as the Durango - Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners National Monument. Excellent golf can be found at Dalton Ranch Golf Club, Hillcrest Community Club, the semi-private Glacier Club Mountain course, as well as a top-rated public course at Piñion Hills in Farmington, NM (approximately 40 miles).


250 CR 225

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango MLS 757474

4,416 SF | Year Built 1997 | Taxes $2,856 (2018)

Offered at $1,225,000

4,416 SF custom-built 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home 2,600 SF heated outbuilding with a full bath, RV sized overhead garage door and 2-car covered carport 1,300 SF 3-stall custom barn 2 fenced fields, irrigation from Pioneer Ditch, circular driveway for horse trailers, and a 300 SF log BBQ pavilion Only 15 minutes from downtown

Zach Morse 970.391.2600

zach@legacypropertieswestsir.com Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty legacypropertieswestsir.com

This property is offered by Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty, LLC, Zach Morse, Broker. All information provided by Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty, LLC or its sales representatives in connection with this property was acquired from sources deemed reliable, however, we do not warrant its accuracy or completeness and any users of such information waive any claims related thereto. Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty, LLC recommends that every item of interest to the purchaser (i.e. issues regarding title, water, minerals, survey, zoning, permits, land use regulations and other applicable laws, and any other issues) be independently verified by the purchaser’s attorney.

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250 CR 225  

Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty – Durango, Colorado

250 CR 225  

Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty – Durango, Colorado

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