Estate home on over 2 acres, with gated entry on a private road. This home was the Durango Dream house for recording industry legend who reimagined the 70's built home into a modern day fortress. Situated high up in the mountainside, nestled against the San Juan National Forest with private hiking access to hundreds of pristine acres. The home has panoramic views of Durango's stunning Animas Valley. The five bedroom, four bath residence has over 3,400 square feet on two levels, in a addition to a loft with a study, private bedroom and en suite bath. The residence boasts an oversized three car heated garage with room for a lift and air ports located throughout the garage. There is an additional one car garage with interior access to the residence. The home has excellent storage including a cold storage room. The breathtaking views from the living room, primary suite and guest rooms, were intentionally designed to take in the spectacular scenery from as many rooms as possible. The brand new trex deck is the ultimate spot for star gazing and enjoying the captivating surroundings and peaceful, serene environment. Meander through the beautifully landspcaped grounds while enjoying the scent of the amazing 30 year old heirloom roses and companion lavender bushes. There is a drip irrigation system for low maintenance as well as a custom built water feature. You feel like you're in your own personal paradise, a world away, yet you're within a 15 minute drive to downtown Durango. The Hermosa area of Durango is a highly desirable location in between Downtown Durango and Purgatory ski resort, it has a local gourmet grocery, PJ'S market, golfing at Dalton Ranch, soaking at the beautiful Durango Hot Springs and several restaurants nearby. While this remarkably unique estate would make an excellent private residence, it also has potential to be a multi-level rental, with the downstairs being turned into a separate unit or the entire house being an Airbnb, executive rental, corporate retreat or event destination. The possibilities are endless! Call today for your exclusive tour. Additional photos upon request.