Three bedroom with 3 baths, high end home in forest just 45 minutes from great skiing and 20 minutes to hiking, rafting, and mountain biking. Steam historic train goes to Silverton in mountain valley surrounded by alps-like mountains. Private preserve with trout-stocked lake. Fireplace and stove, hot tub, 2 bedrooms with king bed and one with queen. No pets. No smokers. Garage for car. Large deck with patio below and outdoor furnishings. Very private with large distance between homes. Wildlife includes elk, deer, wild turkeys, variety of birds, fox, black bears, coyotes, and squirrels. Waterfall with pond and mountain wild landscape with beautiful summer flowers.
Durango is small with less than 16,000 people and is very western by nature. It features unique shops, national American art, jewelry of all styles, and more exceptional restaurants per capita than San Francisco. It is rated regularly in the top 10 of American small cities. Restored historic, victorian buildings and hotels.
Falls Creek Ranch is a private community not open to motorcycles, snowmobiles or ATVs. More than 900 acres with only 100 1-acre homesite with open meadows and homes hidden in the tall ponderosas. Miles of hiking trails and cross-country ski trails in season. Private lake is stocked with trout. Approximately 90 miles from Mesa Verde National Park home of world-famous Native American ruins and only 45 miles to Salmon Ruins in Aztec, New Mexico. Chaco Canyon is 1.5 hours south and is a world historical astrological Native American ruin site. Gold medal trout fishing in the San Juan and Animas river. World class kayak course with great rafting waters. Mining tours nearby and great jeep/4-wheel drive roads to explore
Nearest golf course - Hillcrest (18), 15 miltes, Tamarron (27) 30 miles
Tamarron is a wold-class gold course in the high mountains with incredible views of the Animas River Valley. Hillcrest offers expansive views of the La Plata Mountains and Durango. Dalton Ranch lies in the Animas Valley and is 16 miles from our home and features a great rustic club house.