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125 Miramonte Drive Durango CO Real Estate

Conveniently located 11 miles from downtown Durango, this gorgeous Southwest style 2960sf home presides over 35 wooded acres. The property offers complete privacy. The home is one level with the master suite on one side of the house, the great room and dining room centrally located, and the kitchen, laundry, and guest or children area on the other side of the house. The property is at 7400' elevation with a southern exposure and lovely views of Long Hollow and Black Ridge. A beautiful custom-gated entry provides security as well as a sense of entering an exclusive retreat. The level driveway is easy to maintain in winter and leads to a large circle drive. A picturesque gated courtyard provides a charming entrance and outdoor living space, which is perfect for entertaining from flagstone steps off the dining room. Inside, the open floor plan with a cathedral ceiling and impressive lighting makes an elegant living space. The spacious kitchen contains a butcher block island, double ovens, wine refrigerator, two sinks, natural gas stove, granite tile counters, wood floors, and walk-in pantry. The back door leads to a raised patio for outdoor meals. The living room has south facing windows, hardwood floors, built in shelving and cabinets, and a cozy fireplace. The dining room adjoins the tiled entrance and provides a Southwest atmosphere with an arched interior window and a half wall dividing it from the living room. Located on its own side of the home, the large master suite has a sitting area and private access to a deck and hot tub that include a gathering area with porch swings. The master bath contains a soaking tub, walk-in shower, double vanities, and a large walk-in closet. On the other side of the home, two oversized guest rooms share a Jack & Jill style bathroom. The laundry room leads to a three-car heated garage, which provides plenty of room for both large vehicles and toys as well as a convenient dog shower and sink. Xeriscaped gardens with Aspen trees wrap around three sides of the house for easy maintenance. The back yard is fenced for pets and has a gravel path leading down to a leveled area below the house where one acre is fenced for horses. Separate utility connections installed in this area provide the option of building a guesthouse. The same area is also setup for full RV hookups. Two storage sheds, including one large enough for a small tractor, vehicles, or hay for large animals provide plenty of room for additional storage. An additional 10 acres are newly fenced with five-strand barbed wire. Although this property is on the electric grid, a solar system the feeds electricity back into the grid, ensuring electric bills stay low. This home offers central air conditioning and central water through the Lake Durango Water Authority. The evening stars are amazing with no city lights or noises to interfere, and one is free here to enjoy country living at its best