Appearing on the market for the first time, don't miss this impressive single-level custom-built Galbraith home in The Ranch subdivision. Situated on a large 1-acre lot in the beautiful Animas Valley, the home provides plenty of privacy and expansive windows to showcase gorgeous mountain views. Ten minutes north of downtown Durango and only 20 minutes south of Purgatory Mountain ski resort. This one-level home has an open floor plan and vaulted tongue and groove aspen ceilings. The home features: a spacious primary bedroom plus 2 large guest rooms (one currently being used as a den), two wood-burning fireplaces with gas starters, powder room, full guest bathroom, formal dining room, custom wine cellar/kitchen pantry, large laundry/mudroom, generous storage room, and oversized 2-car garage with additional storage. The primary bedroom has a fireplace, walk-in closet, and en-suite bathroom that includes a large soaking tub, double vanity, and walk-in shower. Additionally, there is a custom darkroom and office accessed from the garage that could easily be connected to the home internally and converted to another bedroom, bunkroom, or private home office. The granite and tile kitchen features a generous eating area and stainless-steel appliances. The house will keep you warm and cozy in the winter months with radiant in-floor heating. A covered deck is perfect for BBQs and taking in views of the Red Cliffs. The oversized garage, ample storage, and The Ranch's RV parking/storage area make room for your gear. Located well away from traffic noise, enjoy peace and quiet, and the burbling of nearby Hermosa Creek from your bedroom window. The large amount of open space in The Ranch, including trail access to the Animas River, make this an unbeatable place to live!