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50 Shenandoah Circle Durango CO Real Estate
One of Durango's finest high-performance custom home builders, Mantell-Hecathorn Builders, designed and built this 2015 Department of Energy Housing Innovation Award winning residence located in Shenandoah; the home offers incredible panoramic views of the La Plata Mountains. This 3936 square foot, 4 bedrooms plus office, 3.5 bath home sits on 6.1 flat acres, has a HERS rating of 21, which means it is 79% more energy efficient than a standard home built to code. It is both an Energy Star Certified Home and EPA Indoor Air Plus Quality Certified Residence. The oversized, heated and insulated 2-car garage with over 900 square feet garage, with two 10' garage doors, above garage is an insulated/finished storage area, dog wash, garage drains and Epoxy floor, is perfect for an active family, and storing everyone's outdoor equipment. This luxury home puts the green where it counts, in the form of real dollar savings on energy expenditures of a significant magnitude and climate conditions. The views from the large picture windows and living areas are extraordinary and encompass the surrounding mountains. The standing rib steel metal roof with gutter helmet, metal snow guards, heat cables, and underground gutter drains provides for elegant linear flow, and the durable fireproof outside materials using stucco and stone siding, and cement boards provide a higher-quality longer-lasting structure. With a dedication and passion for environmental design, the home construction's key green-built features of the residence include: two separate solar panels units on the roof, KOLBE - triple pane clad windows, all LED lighting throughout inside and out, Control 4 lighting, Control 4 home and fire alarms, SkyBell video doorbell and Control 4 - security cameras in front and back of the home, Axis Audio sound system, central air conditioning; staircase railings sanded and powder coated, high efficiency Rheem Gas Furnace, non-toxic-no VOC products throughout, AprilAire Humidifier, Custom Hunter Douglas blinds, Custom made Larson storm doors, solid Alder wood doors and trim throughout, and Starlink Internet! The main level offers a beautifully appointed open floor plan with Diamond Plaster painted walls. The warm T&G ceiling, gas fireplace, and built-ins welcomes you into the living room. The kitchen, and entire home is equipped with custom soft close cabinets and drawers, granite countertops, glass backsplash, energy efficient stainless-steel appliances, center island with seating for four. The dining area next to the kitchen is the perfect place for the family dinners. A large walk-in pantry/office with built-in desk, file drawers and cabinets (all soft closing), is located right behind the kitchen. Down the hallway is the stunning sunroom with wall of windows and views in every direction. the sunroom door accesses outside and leads to a TREX Deck and fully enclosed dog run. The main level master suite offers walk-in closet with built-ins, and a luxurious bathroom with walk-in shower and a large jetted tub, the perfect place to soak. The lower level can be accessed via stairs or an elevator. On the lower level is the family room with a kitchenette including microwave, dishwasher, and a fridge. Additionally, there are three bedrooms. One of them has a custom-built queen-size Murphy Bed with reading lights, closet and drawers. Two bathrooms and a big laundry room with extra cabinets. One of the bathrooms has a walk-in steam shower, and two mechanical rooms. The outdoor living awaits you on 6.1 private acres with recently built stone patio with large stone steps, boulder wall, custom metal railings by Canyon Landscaping and Graveson Wood and Metalworks. Custom LED accent lighting for trees and boulder wall - connected to Control 4 Lighting. The entire property has been fire mitigated, and the yard is equipped with a sprinkler system! Located just minutes from Durango Colorado, a center for year-round outdoor activities. Make Shenandoah your new home!