139 Overlook Drive Durango CO Real Estate
A true mountain masterpiece with 80 plus miles of views. Not only can you see Smelter Mountain, Fort Lewis College and Lake Nighthorse of Durango from your window, you can also see mountains of New Mexico and the Chuska Mountains in Arizona. This serene and privately set home is located amongst mature Ponderosa Pines where frequent wildlife (including mule deer and wild turkey) visit. You can enjoy the wildlife guests from within the comfort of your own home, Montana Grizzly flagstone patio with fire pit or from the oversized 2 level fenced trex deck area adjoining the covered BBQ area. Located just a couple of miles outside of Durango Proper, you can have your privacy and be in town in just minutes if desired. This home was built over and beyond Green specifications using natural materials throughout. The wood posts, beams and tongue & groove ceiling were harvested from the land along with all interior & exterior rock/stone accents. This architectural masterpiece has bamboo cabinets, passive & active solar, monolithic adobe, lime & clay plaster and all natural insulation materials. The flooring is a mixture of stone, tile, wool carpet & exquisite wood flooring. This spectacular home boasts 3 bedrooms 3 baths, and attached garage nestled on 9 acres of natural and peaceful wildflowers and wild life. All of the main rooms have windows maximizing southern exposure and views with oversized eaves to minimize summer heat gain. The great room has a dramatic hand crafted arched tongue & groove ceiling and a very efficient wood stove. There is a spacious family room with a wet bar, a wood stove and access out to a large patio for outdoor entertaining. This room has such beautiful natural lighting, large views and a gorgeous ceiling that mimics the shape of the suns rays. Everywhere you look in this home there is a moment to take pause and be amazed with the beauty and detail that was lovingly put in to this home. The kitchen is a gourmet cook's delight with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, a huge walk in pantry and panoramic views. The magnificent master suite has a wall of windows with truly breathtaking mountain & lake views, large walk in closet with built ins and a sumptuous master bath with a jetted (Jacuzzi) tub and uniquely angled shower finished with artistic tile work. This energy efficient home has excellent southern exposure, and in floor heat for out of the shower floor warmth. The driveway has been recently asphalted and a new single car garage, shop and studio have been added. The oversized garage has foam insulation for an R factor of 40 and is heated and cooled and has a militay grade epoxy floor covering. The garage/workshop have amperage installed that could run a welder all the way up to an electric car port. Each floor of the new build has approximately 480 square feet on each level. Garage and bonus room are heated and cooled. Attached to the new garage is a high carport that you can easily store your RV or boat under. This property has it all. Make an appointment to see it today.