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705 Animosa Drive Durango CO Real Estate

Beautifully renovated with a 'Scandinavian Farmhouse vibe, this home sits on rare waterfront acreage in one of the most stunning valleys in Durango. Located just 9 miles north of downtown Durango and 16 miles from Purgatory Mountain Resort, this property is centrally located for access to everything. The home backs Hermosa Creek with incredible views of the Red Cliffs both East and West giving you that feeling of peace and serenity that only nature can bring. Enter through the stone pillars to behold what lies inside. First you will notice the brand-new barn/garage/ tractor shed, with a duck pond and fenced pasture, currently home to three adorable llamas! Other outbuildings include a 2-car oversized garage and amazing 29 x 13 workshop, as well as a guest home (studio and bath) with the utmost of charm. There is also a chicken coop (yes, with chickensand eggs!) as well as a fenced and irrigated raised bed garden. The main home front belies a farmhouse aesthetic with rocking chairs lining the covered porch to take in the astounding sunsets so iconic to this area. Once inside the great room entry you will be greeted with light (new larger windows recently added) as you look across to the back patio overlooking the scenic creek beyond. The kitchen is modern, yet classic including an oversized quartzite topped island with seating for folks to gather. For the chef there are top of the line stainless appliances including a 5 burner GE range, double ovens including an Advantium convection/microwave oven, Bosch dishwasher and 3 door fridge with ice maker. Additionally, the walk-in pantry is to die for as well as new glass tiled backsplash and modern pendant lighting. Flooring throughout the great room is porcelain tile that looks like beautiful hardwood flooring. Dining, kitchen and lounge area are anchored by a contemporary gas fireplace with flagstone and light wood surround. The living room has double sliding doors to deck and is set just off the great room area for a cozier feel. Master bedroom has carpeted flooring, a large walk-in closet, en-suite bath and an additional room which could be used as a study, lounge or gymalso has an exterior door. Main level has a powder room, utility room with included washer/dryer, sink and lots of storage. 2 car attached heated garage too! Upper level has been completely updated and offers a large loft with built-in desk area, 4 bedrooms and 2 gorgeously remodeled baths. The main level has in-floor radiant heat, while the upper level has baseboard heating. The roof was replaced in 2021, new boiler in 2013, new water softener and new hot water heater too. Central vac system, solar controlled irrigation, and household connection to central sewer and some other perks of this property. There are generous irrigation rights for the auto sprinkler system and a domestic well for household use. Main house is 5 BR/4 BA 3304 SF, Guest house is 1BR studio/1BA 420 SF Homes in this area rarely come available! LPEA: $264 ($395/$174) Atmos: $148 ($270/$45)