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455 Animosa Durango CO Real Estate

Exceptional views and extraordinary land value with a nice home awaiting exterior development improvements in midst of one of the most picturesque valleys in all of the West! If Durango, Colorado is one of your favorite places, then the stunning red cliffs of the Animas River Valley are surely forefront in your memories of this famous mountain town among its many awe-inspiring and breathtaking views. The Animas River and its glacial valley are notable for both the serene dramatic setting of meandering glassy waters framed by lush foliage and mountainous red cliffs, and in their capacity to transition your senses from the high-desert of the southwest to the cool high-Alpine and rugged peaks of the San Juan Mountains. For many, this river valley has come to symbolize the totality of feeling and spirit that make up 'life in the mountains. This rich bottomland setting is home to this multi-acre site, home and out buildings. This property is near Hermosa Creek with some of the finest views of the valley and its lush landscape with diverse and ever-changing foliage are omnipresent to the experience of this residence amidst mature evergreens, apple trees, and lilacs. The current owners have built a modern masterpiece of a barn to help inspire the future renovation and improvements the property and it all awaits a new owner to complete a vision of the ultimate valley estate. Though the setting is reminiscent of the valley's agrarian and ranching roots, this small enclave of estate homes enjoy rational HOA governance as well as a common swimming pond for your stocked fishing, paddling or other recreational enjoyment and plentiful access to area nearby trails and amenities. Located a mere nine miles from downtown Durango, and just 16 miles from Purgatory Ski Resort, this residence is at the epicenter of Durango adventure. Mountain biking, hiking, skiing, backpacking, camping and countless other activities are in the immediate vicinity of your back door. Ask your real estate broker to provide the complete list of features and amenities attached to this listing. A few of the key features include: Hardwood floors throughout the main level, granite countertops, a large farmhouse sink with on demand hot water faucet, stainless steel appliances and gas range, attached two car garage oversized with carport, 2 on demand hot water heaters, open living room dining room concept with attached den with a built-in bookcases and entertainment center, in wall speakers, and a separate rental unit over the attached garage. Move in now, or keep the home as a rental while you design your dream home on this legacy property in the midst of the beautiful Animas Valley. This is an ideal property for horse lovers and has incredible topsoil / gardening potential. Note, the property includes water rights in the John Thomas Ditch.