130 Snowshoe Lane Durango CO Real Estate
Drive through Hidden Valley until you arrive at the entrance to Falls Creek Ranch. This subdivision is a unique community of 940 acres of forests and meadows filled with wildlife, and almost completely surrounded by the San Juan National Forest. Here you will find a large stocked 40-acre lake excellent for boating, fishing, and swimming, horse stables and pastures, a beautiful tennis court at the base of the Red Cliffs, all managed by a full-time ranch manager, hiking trails with access to Forest Service lands. This Southwest Contemporary, recently updated home was constructed sparing no expense. The home is constructed with a concrete stem wall foundation, wood framing, and steel beams where appropriate. Exterior walls are covered with drystack flagstone or stucco. The home incorporates large covered porches front and back, Hurd triple pane windows, log columns, custom front doors by Doug Christie and custom iron work by Rod Pickett. Step along the concrete walkway into the foyer that welcomes you with the breathtaking view of the lush meadows and Red Cliffs views. The great room features a high ceiling with exposed beams, a flagstone floor, a stone-faced wood burning fireplace. A recessed bar area off the great room features a curved bar with matching cabinets, a stone sink, icemaker, and wine cooler. The kitchen is a dazzling creation with every top-quality amenity you can imagine: KitchenAid conventional/convection double oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, Two Sub-Zero refrigerator drawer, Bosch dishwasher, LG microwave, Kohler sinks, two garbage disposal, and cabinets with pull-out drawers, alcove with Italian Tile inserts and Viking 6-burner gas cooktop with a pot faucet. A walk-in pantry with custom cabinets and work area is adjacent to the kitchen. All counters are slab granite. The formal dining room with a kiva fireplace is located off the kitchen includes a built-in buffet with a natural stone countertop. The adorable sitting area with a kiva fireplace is adjacent to the kitchen with large glass doors leading out to the patio with views. This home separates into two wings, with the master suite, to the west, and the rest of the three bedrooms, two full baths, powder room, wine room, exercise room, laundry room and spacious 3-car garage to the east. The master suite has brand new solid hickory wood flooring, small sitting area with a new stone-faced gas fireplace with slab stone hearth/mantle, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, and a doorway leading outside to a pathway into the forest. There are separate His and Her baths with new fixtures, Jacuzzi tub in a tile platform, a vaulted cove at an arched window by the tub, and travertine walk-in shower, and a large walk-in closet. The spacious guest suite with a small balcony features a vaulted ceiling, a stone-faced gas fireplace with slab stone hearth and mantle. The guest bath features a Jacuzzi tub in a tile platform, and oversized glassed-in shower, dual sinks in a tile countertop, and a large walk-in closet. The pool room /office w/ solid hickory floors, and a vaulted cove over an arched window. The lower level of the home boats another guest bedroom, a walk-in closet, and access to the bathroom with double sinks and walk-in shower. The adjoining exercise room includes an arched entry, new ceiling to floor mirrors with wood trim and a door to a small outside covered porch. The owners created a custom wine room with natural redwood racks and custom clay paint. The home features only the highest quality including custom cabinets, art display niches, arched doorways throughout, ceiling fans, stair lighting, built in music system, satellite system, central vacuum, circulating hot water system, water softener, security system, and heated gutters. The quality of construction and finishes cannot be duplicated under the current construction prices. If you are looking for the Colorado lifestyle and an exclusive estate, please be sure to tour this property!