10234 CR 250 Durango CO Real Estate
The ultimate modern mountain estate. Gracefully tucked away in a quiet, private setting on CR 250, this masterpiece of design is unmatched in its setting, quality, detail and accommodations. This home was designed by an AIA architect who optimized the natural surrounding with stunning Animas Valley and Missionary Ridge views. Large windows with fantastic sun exposure line the walls in every direction of the home, creating a light-filled, harmonious atmosphere. The 3,295 SF main home is plotted on 3.064 irrigated acres with a fully fenced perimeter, surrounded by native foliage and healthy stands of trees, including: ash, oak, aspen, pine, and blue spruce. Once you arrive, you will be invited in with sweeping views of the Animas Valley, Engineer Mountain, red rock cliffs and meticulously maintained professional landscaping, featuring a pond and flower garden areas separated by meandering concrete walkways and patios. Carefully crafted, the home has exposed beams, arched ceilings, and stained concrete flooring. The main level consists of a tastefully designed gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinetry and granite counter tops adjacent to a dining room with french doors providing access to the south facing patio. The great room showcases a Rumford style wood fireplace with a unique cast-in place polished concrete hearth and has plenty of niches for artwork. The home is filled with custom iron work from artisan Forging Ahead Inc. in Durango, including a custom dining room chandelier, fire pit and patio railings outside. A main level master bedroom suite has a his n' hers closets. The master bath has a large soaking tub, walk-in tiled shower with custom tile work throughout. A separate gym or bonus room that can be closed off to the rest of the home adds to the flowing layout on the main level. Upstairs you will find a large second bedroom with a full bath and 3rd and 4th bedrooms that can be used for home offices or bonus rooms lending to the fantastic layout that can accommodate guests comfortably and separately from the master suite. Additional features include in-floor heat, a custom-built temperature controlled 300 bottle wine closet, separate water closet in the room, and a two-car attached garage. In addition to the main home there is a large detached guest house, with an RV garage, heated workshop and an additional garage bay. Off the back side of the guest house is a tongue and grove covered parking space or outside workshop space with a cement driveway. The guest quarters or studio is upstairs and includes a kitchenette with a full bath. Currently this space is being used as a large art studio but it could easily be used as a separate living area. This building also houses the mechanical room for the 10 solar panels on the roof that provide the domestic hot water use and in-floor heating in the main and guest homes. There is a backup boiler furnace if necessary, however, it is hardly used due to the sunshine Southwest Colorado receives. This home is filled with beauty and charm with an extremely easy layout providing comfortable space and privacy to live an exceptional Colorado lifestyle. In a perfect location in Durango, this home is 15 minutes to Purgatory Ski Resort and an easy drive on paved roads to Downtown Durango.