67 Rio Grande Dr Durango CO Real Estate
Gorgeous Animas Valley custom home on over 1/2 an acre. Located at 6780' elevation, conveniently 15 minutes to Purgatory Ski Resort and 15 minutes to Durango. With two decks providing mountain views, and multiple patios providing several options to enjoy the 300+ days of sunshine Durango is known for. Enjoy viewing the D&SNGR train on its way to Silverton. This 0.514 acre parcel comes with unlimited irrigation water Spring through Fall. Excellent year round access with paved roadways and a pull-through driveway with two entrances, leading to the oversized, heated 2 car garage and around back to the kitchen pantry door. Huge remodel done in 2018 - including a new metal roof, entire kitchen (including oversized refrigerator & freezer, and granite countertops), pantry, bathrooms, new wet bar, barn doors, loft with custom ship's ladder, and a huge patio out back leading to a beautiful cape cod-style greenhouse. Tons of windows provide fabulous natural light and views of Missionary Ridge across the Animas Valley. Vaulted ceilings with exposed beams are excellent focal points in the huge living/great room. A hot water circulator provides nearly instant hot water everywhere in the house. 4 different speaker zones allow for music throughout the house and patio. Kids will love the cool loft with retractable ship's ladder! 2 fireplaces include a wood burning fireplace with gas starter in the living/great room and a natural gas fireplace in the master bedroom. Tinted windows keep the house cool yet provide for excellent views. Master bathroom includes a beautiful oversized double shower and in-floor radiant heat. Master closet is currently a nursery but can easily be converted back. Multiple bonus rooms in the home allow for an office, dining room, gym, storage areas, or extra bedrooms. 36 solar panels on the roof with 2 inverters produces 10 KW, with net negative energy costs (surplus of 2100 kWh over the past 3 months, LPEA paid $300). Elevator from the garage to the kitchen makes grocery unloading a breeze, especially in the winter! Annual real estate taxes are low at only $1,995.60. Low road association dues of only $325 a quarter. Furniture is negotiable. Be sure to check out the 3D virtual tour!