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400 Becket Lake Drive Durango CO Real Estate

The Cottage at Becket Lakegraceful, serene, and drastically exquisite. This secluded, end-of-road, lakefront cottage is your ultimate Colorado mountain retreat. This cottage sits on 35 gorgeous acres with unparalleled views and offers the best that the private, gated Celadon II community has to offer. Open your living room doors to fully immerse yourself in the peace and tranquility of your surroundings. Built by the award-winning Kogan Builders, this is a breathtaking 1,000 square foot cottage features 1 master suite, 2 bathrooms, cathedral ceilings, moss rock stone fireplace, and stunning recycled barn wood floors. Enjoy the spacious bonus loft for kids, guests, or your at-home office. Walk straight out your living room to the expansive multi-level, outdoor stone patios surrounded by aspens and tall pines that overlook Becket Lake. Very few property owners have access to this lake, giving you the utmost privacy and seclusion. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktail to watch the dawn light dance over the Animas cliffs and sunsets reflect over the water. The extraordinary and efficient use of space and craftsmanship leaves nothing behind and gives you the sense of openness of a larger home. There is a matching, large, single-car garage along with a woodshed and a separate workshop close by just down the private, tree-lined driveway. Additionally, there is a separate single-room hideaway shed equipped with a wood-burning stove tucked away high on a bench in the forest that overlooks the Animas Valley - Perfect for an artist, writer, or nature lover's delight. Also included is a separate, large, level build-site with 180-degree views of the Animas River Valley and San Juan Mountains. This offers plenty of room to expand if desired. Listen to the sounds of nature with frequent visits from wildlife out your front door. The location of this cottage offers easy access to all of the admirable Colorado outdoor activities including skiing, snowshoeing, golf, hiking, horseback riding, and so much more. The San Juan National Forest, a near 2-million-acre paradise, borders Celadon II's northern boundary allowing for some of these activities to be that much more accessible. The full-time community caretaker handles snow-plowing the roads and driveways and also offers trash pickup, security, maintenance, and airport pickups, making the upkeep of this property easy. Everything about this property says relax and enjoy the beauty around you. This retreat has everything you could want for your Colorado mountain getaway. With its highly sought-after location in the secluded wilderness up the prestigious Animas Valleyyou will never want to leave.