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886 Silver Mesa Driveway Durango CO Real Estate

Totally private 3+ acre mountain setting with passive solar adobe home just 15 minutes to town! This quiet and peaceful setting is perfect for year round living or a second home retreat and will inspire the artist and outdoor enthusiast. The home is placed in perfect harmony with the easy to maintain natural landscape. There is no home owners association in Durango Hills, short term vacation rentals are allowed and the roads are maintained by the Durango Hills Road Improvement District which is funded by property tax. Large ponderosa pines and aspen surround your own beautiful South facing meadow with a seasonal pond. Forest access is minutes away for walks in the woods, backpacking, mountain bike riding, horseback adventures. The energy efficient 3 bedroom home has over 2000 square feet, an open sun filled floor plan on the main level with solid wood and tile floors, with views of the meadow, forest and surrounding mountains out of every window. The two bathrooms and three bedrooms are downstairs, the living and kitchen is on the main level. In addition to the main house there is a great 450 square foot shop/studio not included in total square footage. The studio does not have plumbing but the well is close to the building. The propane is used for the on-demand hot water heater, the dryer and for the gas range. The home uses energy efficient time of use electric thermal storage heaters in addition to wood stoves and passive solar. Water is supplied by a well that has 8 gallons per minute on drilling report. Four wheel drive is recommended for winter. If you are looking for a private, Colorado mountain property close to town - this is it!