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2725 CR 250 Durango CO Real Estate

With over 500 feet of Animas River frontage, this 8.57 acre compound features a main house, guest house, two additional separate rental or caretaker residences. The property is located along the picturesque, mineral-rich red cliffs of the north Animas Valley less than 10 minutes from Durango. This beautiful estate has a private gated entrance off of the west side County Road 250. Built to maximize the views and proximity to the Animas River, the house is surrounded by beautiful landscaping and organic gardens, including an apple orchard, a tumbling water feature and an easeful path directly to the Animas River where you can launch your kayak or paddle board. There are 3 separate deeded parcels with agricultural status, 3 wells with abundant water, 7 Class A shares of senior water rights in the Animas Valley Ditch Company, enabling sufficient irrigation to the land and multiple raised beds. The main house has 3,977 SQ FT featuring a remodeled gourmet kitchen and main level master suite, 2 guest bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a 2,410 SQ FT guest house with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The main house features walls-of windows that capture the gorgeous views and numerous skylights all allow for abundant natural light. The cathedral tongue and groove ceilings with Douglas fir beam accents create an open and inviting space. The kitchen has a wonderful granite center island for guests and family to gather around with high-end appliances that cater to any chef, including a Wolf 6-burner stainless gas range with center griddle. The master bedroom has wood-burning fireplace with flagstone hearth and mantle for those cold winter nights. Two French doors lead to a private walkout on to the deck overlooking Animas River with close access to a Japanese soaking hot tub. The large deck, with built-in flower boxes, provide multiple sitting areas and a relaxing space to enjoy the river views and wildlife that roam the property. Two of the rooms on the 2nd floor offer walk-out decks and there is a large bonus/game/family/mediation and or reading room on the third floor. A 2+car garage with cement floors and built-in storage offers additional space for any recreational toys and there is a barn with 3 corrals to support livestock and large workshed for extra storage. In addition, there are two 1,300+ SQ FT homes that are currently being used for rental income ($100,000 between rental income and tax savings from agriculture status) or would be great caretaker residences. Also, it has a yurt overlooking the river that provides a perfect place for rest, relaxation and reflection. If you're in search of the perfect riverfront family compound close to town, you'll find everything your looking for to maximize comfortable living and entertaining in this soothing and tranquil environment.