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1,769 acres Durango, CO $22,000,000

1,769 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Ranch Marketing Ranch Marketing Associates

Type: River House 4 Beds | 6780 SqFt

One of the largest privately owned ranches near Durango, Indian Shadow Ranch is an exquisite 1,769-acre ranch with one and two thirds miles of the La Plata River running through the property. The ranch is only 12 miles from downtown Durango, the recreational, cultural, educational and business center of Southwest Colorado. The ranch is immensely private controlling virtually all that one can see from the ranch headquarters, down to the river bottom and up to the ridge tops. The property contains several first-class improvements including a newly remodeled 6,780 sq. ft. 4 bedroom main home with an attached three car garage, an 1,100 sq. ft. manager's home near the river, a large 2,400 sq. ft. horse barn which includes an apartment and two large top-quality shops, one of which contains a comfortable apartment. The ranch has several ponds and hay meadows as well as high quality pasture. Elevations range from 8,200' to 9,200' offering alpine vegetation and cooler summer temperatures while avoiding severe winter extremes. Contact Carl Luppens or Ron Morris

525 acres Durango, CO $8,750,000

525 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Hall and Hall Hall and Hall

Type: Acreage

An exquisite 525+/- acre equestrian estate within 30 minutes of the La Plata County Airport and Durango, one of southwestern Colorados most attractive destination and recreational mountain towns. Ideally located in a very private east to west valley on the banks of Texas Creek, the property is perfectly positioned to receive plentiful sunshine. The highlight of the ranch is a masterpiece of architecture, the New Mexico styled 5,700+/- sq. ft. primary residence is impeccable from top to bottom, luxurious and eminently practical. A manicured and mixed forest of Spruce, Aspen and Ponderosa Pine trees are interspersed throughout the property, as well as irrigated and sub-irrigated pasture land surrounding the improvements. Additional improvements include a 2,300+/- sq. ft. guest home, hay barn, equipment shop, foaling barn, and an authentic 1890s homestead cabin. A complete breeding and training facility featuring a custom built 20,000+/- sq. ft. horse barn including 21 stalls and runs and an operating room with intensive care stall. A 5,000+/- sq. ft. operations center (with manager's apartment), show arena, 50 total stalls, 13 loafing sheds, 120 round pen, and seventeen separately fenced pastures with seven paddocks. Contiguous to BLM land and within a few minutes of the trail head entrance to the San Juan National Forest.

72 acres Durango, CO $8,250,000

72 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: River House 1 Bed | 1 Bath | 1153 SqFt

"One-of-a-Kind" property with exceptional beauty and amenities. The last private 72 acre property in the North Animas Valley with remodel 1,153 SF guest cabin, exquisitely manicured grounds and gardens with waterfall, large lake with boat dock and entertainment gazebo. The landscape offers woodlands, lush meadows, overlook mountain benches and unique rock outcroppings, all accessible by private paved road. To add to this majestic retreat there is amazing frontage along Animas River and a portion of the upper Canyon where "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" jump scene was filmed. Additional recreational attributes include direct access to the National Forest and cascading streams flowing into the lake. There is abundant wildlife, including: mule deer, elk, black bear, turkey and soaring raptors. This is a completely unspoiled property that is very private and secure with a gated entry. There are multiple building sites, no covenants and four legal parcels for maximum flexibility.

525 acres Bayfield, CO $7,750,000

525 acres Bayfield, CO

La Plata County Shane Dawson Elevation Real Estate Company

Type: Acreage w/House 5700 SqFt

$1,000,000 Price Reduction! A world-renowned, state-of-the-art luxury equestrian estate in beautiful southwest Colorado, Cottonwood Springs Ranch is a masterpiece of landscape, design and architecture. Located in a private valley only twenty minutes from bustling downtown Durango, the pristine air and moderate year-round climate creates an excellent atmosphere for everyday living and relaxing. At the heart of the ranch, the exquisite 5,700 square foot northern New Mexico style residence was carefully handcrafted by master craftsman in 2003. The interior of this fine residence is complete with heated slate and hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings with reclaimed wood beams, gourmet chef's kitchen, 700-bottle wine room made from vintage Napa Valley redwood, private study, and significant Great Room with an open fireplace. Immaculate landscaping, wraparound flagstone patios and an outdoor lounge with fireplace make entertaining a true joy. Secure video and keypad gated entry ensures privacy is maximized at all times. The ranch operations center has well thought out features including multiple business offices, employee shower room and lounge with full kitchen and laundry. The ranch manager's quarters overlook the adjacent, custom 20,000 square foot main barn with over 20 stalls and runs. Other estate improvements include a 3 bedroom, 2,200 square foot guest home with spacious covered porch. A foreman's home, 4,500 bale capacity hay building, and a five bay vehicle and equipment building. There is even a custom built children's tree house complete with suspension bridge that even older kids will get a kick out of. Additional equestrian amenities include an outdoor arena with small grandstand, 120' round pen, foaling barn with lab and vet set-up, mare hotel, two additional barns with stalls and runs, thirteen gorgeous lush pastures with heated waterers and access to electricity. Cottonwood Springs Ranch's amenities flawlessly complement the natural surroundings of lush meadows, mixed forest and cottonwood lined creek. There are numerous ponds with several being stocked with trout for fishing. With trailhead access to the 2.5 million acre San Juan National Forest only one mile away, this is one of the most complete, up-scale and fun legacy properties in Colorado or the Western U.S. For videos on the property please visit: CottonwoodSpringsDurango. com

9.42 acres Durango, CO $5,995,000

9.42 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: Lake House 5 Beds | 6 Baths | 10 SqFt

Exquisite custom 10,215 SF , 5 bedroom, 6 bath log home in the exclusive Two Dogs community with 9+ lakefront acres. The home was completed in 2005 and consists of three levels with lovely views of Engineer Mountain, Spud Mountain, Twilight Peak, the Needles Mountain and the Hermosa Cliffs. The quality architecture and design masterfully accentuate the exterior and interior use of log construction consisting of a combination of 20" plus individually cut Douglas Fir logs, natural stone, custom ironwork and wood shingle roof. The acreage is predominately forested with large Ponderosa Pines, Aspen trees, native ground cover and landscaped yard surrounding the home, which features meandering stone walkways, retaining walls and a gas fire pit in the backyard. The home enjoys direct access and rights to a small private lake on its western boundary and the San Juan National Forest on its northern property line. This is the quintessential Colorado retreat site with easy access to Durango Mountain Resort, The Glacier Club and historic downtown Durango.

273 acres Hesperus, CO $5,695,000

273 acres Hesperus, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: Acreage w/House 4 Beds | 4 Baths | 3887 SqFt

Rancho Milagro is one of the most meticulously cared for and luxurious equestrian properties you will find! Located just outside Durango, Colorado, with spectacular views of the La Plata Mountains, this exclusive, private 273-acre ranch offers a buyer a once in a lifetime opportunity. The amenities are extensive, including a beautiful custom designed adobe style 3,887 SF, 4 bedroom, 4-bath home and state-of-the-art 135' x 230' heated indoor riding arena with 4 lovely attached, yet separate living units (9,200 SF), central entertainment and viewing area, offices and expansive stable area. In addition, there is an outdoor arena, 2,738 SF horse barn, hot-walker, loafing sheds, multiple fenced irrigated pastures and separate 1,864 SF caretakers house. It is ideal for a personal, family or corporate retreat and an exceptional value at 1/4 of replacement cost.

1,856 acres Hesperus, CO $4,500,000

1,856 acres Hesperus, CO

La Plata County Justin Osborn The Wells Group

Type: Residential 4 Beds | 4 Baths

Welcome to Wild Water Ranch, the largest ranch currently on the market in La Plata County! This 1,856 acre ranch is nestled in the gorgeous Cherry Creek Valley, only 30 minutes west of Durango. Diverse topography includes irrigated meadows, wooded mesas, deep canyons & creek front bottom land. Bordering thousands of acres of BLM, the hunting/grazing opportunities are huge. Improvements include a 6,732 sq ft home and a 7,200 sq ft covered riding arena + horse barn.

35.02 acres Durango, CO $3,999,000

35.02 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: Acreage w/House 4 Beds | 5 Baths | 7 SqFt

Looking across the north Animas River Valley, this very private and secure 35-acre property features a lake, waterfall and pond, year-round creek and expansive views. It has a remarkable Hacienda style home, designed and built for Don Becket, a work-renowned architect and developer, with 7,800+SF, 4 bedroom suites and 5 baths and was constructed by the finest craftsmen from the area, creating a sanctuary that fits seamlessly into the surrounding environment resplendent with woodlands and rock outcroppings. The estate includes an impressive array of luxury features and is surrounded by natural beauty of the San Juan national forest and exclusive Celadon gated community and its wonderful amenities.

11.04 acres Durango, CO $3,995,000

11.04 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: Lake House 5 Beds | 6.5 Baths | 7852 SqFt

The "Crown Jewel" of the Durango resort area, this exquisite 7,852 SF, 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath custom log home sits on 11+ private acres in the exclusive Two Dogs community. Located directly on a private trout filled lake, the home consists of three levels with lovely views of Needles Mountains and the Hermosa Cliffs. The quality architecture and design accentuate the exterior and interior use of log construction consisting of 200-300 year old standing dead timbers of Engelmann Spruce from Dixie National Forest outside of Brice Canyon, Utah. The foundation and much of the interior flooring is a lovely Utah Bluff natural stone, enhanced with custom accents, hand-forged ironwork and high-end fixtures and finishes throughout. The acreage is predominately forested with large Ponderosa Pines, Fir, Aspen trees, native ground cover and landscaped yard surrounding the home, which features stone walkways, retaining walls and a gas fire pit in the backyard. This is the quintessential Colorado retreat site with easy access to Durango Mountain Resort, The Glacier Club and historic downtown Durango.

35 acres Durango, CO $3,850,000

35 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: Acreage w/House 4 Beds | 4.5 Baths | 5586 SqFt

Perched on a forest bench looking across the north Animas River Valley, this exquisite 35 acre property with a custom log home features a unique and elegant design that incorporates a multitude of stunning views from virtually every window within the structure. It is the quintessential Colorado mountain home with 5,586 SF, 4-bedrooms and 4.5 baths and was constructed by the finest craftsmen from the area, creating a private sanctuary that fits seamlessly into the surrounding environment resplendent with woodlands, rock outcroppings and fabulous water features. The estate includes an impressive array of luxury features and is surrounded by the natural beauty of the exclusive Celadon gated community and its wonderful amenities.

35 acres Durango, CO $3,850,000

35 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: Acreage w/House 4 Beds | 4 Baths | 6590 SqFt

This 35-acre parcel is situated in the prestigious North Animas River Valley and features a spectacular 6,590 SF, 4-bedroom, 4-bath grand chateau with guesthouse in a very private and secure setting. The grounds offer manicured lawns, vibrant colored perennial gardens, year-round running creek with waterfall feature and island sitting area, large pond and tennis court. The outer woodlands and meadows provide shelter for elk and deer or they could be used for equestrian facilities. This is a special offering where gracious living is a way of life surrounded by nature and beauty.

158 acres Durango, CO $3,650,000

158 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: Acreage w/House 10 Beds | 10 Baths | 5920 SqFt

Surrounded by the San Juan National Forest, this special 158-acre ranch is nestled in its own private valley, just 15 minutes from historic downtown Durango. Amenities include a 3,100 SF main residence, 4 self-contained rustic cabins, and an open pavilion overlooking a lake. This is the quintessential Colorado mountain retreat with a million acres to explore out the back door.

228 acres Durango, CO $3,200,000

228 acres Durango, CO

La Plata County Shane Dawson Elevation Real Estate Company

Type: River Property

Cinnamon Ridge 228+/- acre ranch property along the banks of the Florida River and bordered by 3000 acres of BLM. Remarkably pristine property within 15 minutes of Durango. Cinnamon Ridge Ranch is located along the banks of the Florida River, a short 20 minute drive to Downtown Durango, Colorado. This rare and unique alpine retreat offers a variety of attributes desired by groups with preservation backgrounds, interests in ownership of premiere ranch properties and/or capitalized developers looking to the future with acquisitions today. The ranch is conveniently located near two recreational areas and nearby the towns of Durango and Bayfield, Colorado. The ranch consists of 228 +/- acres over varying terrain and topography and is bordered on the South and Southeast sides by several thousand acres of BLM and State of Colorado Lands. Multiple ridges interspersed throughout the ranch create pocket/micro meadows and private locations for recreation and future site development. These areas have been enhanced over the years through tree thinning and removal of undergrowth. The North portion of the ranch is wide open pastures with tree filled knolls fingering in and out. The balance of the land is true Alpine setting with a host of species of flora and fauna. Electric, telephone and propane are the source utilities for this area. The property is home to a myriad of wildlife. The fishing in the river is excellent, with several sections having been developed specifically for holding healthy numbers of different species of trout. There is a wide variety of foliage including stands of Ponderosa Pine, Douglas Fir, White Fir, healthy groves of Quaking Aspen, Colorado Blue Spruce, Oak and vast meadowed areas. Access to the property is direct via County Road 240, which is maintained year-round by La Plata County. Once on the property, a two track road bisects the land from North to South, reaching the back clearings and improved areas. ATVs and/or other off-road vehicles could be used to reach the more Southern locations on the ranch. The property is virtually weed free, and has been maintained well by the current owners. Potential water right acquisition opportunities exist.

100 acres Bayfield, CO $3,200,000

100 acres Bayfield, CO

La Plata County Tom Morse Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty

Type: Acreage w/House 3 Beds | 3 Baths | 3300 SqFt

In size, scale, and quality this ranch is a gem. Rarely does a property come on the market that fits so well for its purpose. Located in the Pine River valley, the 100 acres are meticulously groomed. Lush hayfields are supported by exceptional water rights to keep the two side-rolls, and pivot sprinklers running all season long on the certified weed-free hay meadows. The balance consists of treed acreage interspersed with meadows to provide exceptional grazing. With a floor plan that flows for easy living and entertaining, the 3,300 SF home has been completely remodeled with greatroom, dining (w/ entertainment bar), master suite, and library on the main level. Plus two guest suites on the upper level. An equestrians dream riding/roping arena complemented by a 9-stall barn, complete with caretakers residence and bunk room, plus theres another breeding barn. Location and Area The ranch is located just 5 minutes from Bayfield and 25 minutes east of Durango in the Pine River Valley. Access is east on US Highway 160, north on CR 502 to the intersection with CR 505, mile on left side of CR 505. Roads are paved except for the last 1/4-mile of county maintained gravel roads. CR 505 is a dead end road, and the properties along this road enjoy quiet privacy. The Pine River Valley is known for its beautiful ranches, and much of it is protected with conservation easements. The lushness of the valley and the nature of the topography make it a wildlife mecca. Many of the neighbors ride together and fish together, enjoying contiguous properties and neighborhood friends. There are hundreds of miles of riding trails in the National Forest and the Wimminuche wilderness located approximately 10 miles from the ranch. Bayfield, Colorado is situated in the eastern part of La Plata County in southwestern Colorado. It lies approximately 18 miles east of Durango and 50 miles west of Pagosa Springs on Highway 160. The San Juan Mountain range is located to the east and the La Plata Mountains loom to the west. For many, Bayfield serves as a bedroom community for Durango and offers convenient shopping and multiple recreational opportunities, including boating and fishing at Vallecito Lake, fly-fishing on the Los Pinos River, hiking, biking and other pursuits. Bayfields climate boasts moderate temperatures and low humidity. Durango is a town of rural mountain character and charm, yet has many big city conveniences including a new hospital, hotels, shopping, restaurants, golf courses and a four-year college. It is said that the number of restaurants per capita is the highest in the West. Located 6,512 ft. above sea level, Durango is one of the most varied and picturesque of all the Rocky Mountain towns. Enjoying over 300 days of sunshine each year, the comfortable summer temperatures reach the upper 80s, while the autumn days are clear, cool, and full of vibrant foliage colors. Crisp and sunny winter days feature abundant light powder snow. The La Plata County area that includes Durango and Bayfield has a population of 44,000. La Plata County Airport is 10 minutes from the estate and has daily commercial air service to Denver, Albuquerque and Phoenix, with seasonal service to Houston, and facilities for full service general aviation. The ranch is approximately 180 miles from Grand Junction, 200 miles from Albuquerque and around 285 miles from Denver and Colorado Springs. Durango is the home of Fort Lewis College, a 4 year Liberal Arts school with an enrollment of 4500 students. It is probably best known for the Business School, as well as its Archeology School. Property Details This property has the perfect mix of amenities on the right amount of acreage to make it very manageable while providing for maximum privacy and enjoyment. Grounds Meticulous, turnkey 100 acre equestrian ranch; equipment negotiable Excellent conservation easement potential Beautiful landscaping around main residence with giant willow tree along with apple and aspen trees; 60 Dogwood bushes line fenced yard; acre lush lawn Built-in propane outside grill on large shaded flagstone patio with Thai antique ironwood freestanding wagon wheel bar Great irrigation water1 cubic ft of water irrigates approximately 35 acres. (1 cubic ft. is enough to irrigate 70 acres); water rights to Sullivan ditch Ditch/creek runs through property; re-bottomed last year Lush hay meadows lined with pine trees Two side-rolls and one pivot irrigates three hay meadows/pastures Treed and gently sloping areas are interspersed with grazing meadows, some of which are irrigated with K-line. Horse trails throughout the property rising to an elevation of approximately 7,000 3,500 70 lbs. bales from meadows of alfalfa and grass (certified weed free) Fishing and swimming pond15 deep, clay lined Cross fenced on front 60 acres; 1 mile of wood rail fence and 1 mile of wire fence with gates to enter pastures and meadows Riding arena (approx. 280 X 180) with 2 shoots and holding pens (large enough for team roping events). Hot walker next to riding arena Double entrance horse barn: 9 stalls with wood floor, tack room has built-in shelving and 10 saddle prongs with cement floor; washing station with hot and cold water; separate varmint proof feed room; washer and dryer for blankets, etc. Horse barn has bunk room with bath, builtin shelving; separate room for washer/ dryer; rustic pool/game room upstairs with wet bar and fridge, along with a caretaker apartment with 2-bedrooms and remodeled kitchen/dining area; reclaimed wood on floors and beautiful views to meadows Separate large hay and equipment storage barn (this is many stalled, and was used as a breeding barn in a previous life) Two car detached garage with weld house and built-in work bench Two dog fenced kennels between barns Buried propane tank 1,500 gal for the residence and 500 gal. above ground dedicated to the barn, bunk room, and caretaker residence Cistern; 1,000 gal Heavily graveled driveways Separate entrance to the equestrian barns and arena areas MAIN RESIDENCE General Home Features 3,300 SF, 3 bedroom, 3 bath home Remodeled by Ralph Masterson in 1999; Michael Bell architect Cedar wood siding on outside of house Propanel roof; great for snow melt Decks are solid redwood planks Security system Surround sound throughout first level and patio Hot water (propane) radiant in-floor heating; baseboard hot water heating on second floor, 4 separate zones All French double doors have window panes and retractable screens Great air circulation and cross ventilation throughout Oak floors, carpet (in the Master bedroom) & tile Ceiling fans throughout Ample storage Recessed lighting throughout; most on dimmer switches Wired for satellite TV and DSL internet Great Room Large river rock wood-burning fireplace with gas starter; Sandstone hearth and mantle 12 ft. vaulted tongue and groove ceilings with exposed beams Cedar siding on outside French double door access to front entry covered deck Double-hung wood windows on all sides with swag window treatments Carpet Dining Room Extra large separate dining area Wide plank wood flooring Double French doors open out to patio Lots of windows and light Sunken bar by dining room with plentiful bar seating; wet bar Double sided gas fireplace; lighted art niches on either side Built-in wine cooler; 2 temperature capacity Built-in cupboards and drawers Office/Library Large office with abundant windows looking out to meadows French double doors open to side deck/porch Built-in bookshelves and TV alcove, built-in drawers Kitchen Hickory cabinets in kitchen with under counter lighting Double French doors open to shaded Flagstone patio Two sided gas fireplace between kitchen and dining room Ample storage; Lazy-Susan cupboards in corners and pull-out selves Cookbook shelf corner Center island with stove; Viking stainless steel range with griddle and automatic lift-up hood exhaust vent Ceramic tile countertops; backsplash accent Walk-in pantry Double stainless steel sink Convection/microwave Sub-Zero side-by-side freezer/ fridge Powder room off kitchen with freestanding sink Hardwood floors Laundry Room Mudroom entry from garage and back patio; Hickory cabinets for plenty of storage; washer/dryer; sink Raised up storage bench Coat closet Master Suite and Bath Built-in bookshelves and cupboards Master walk-in closet, custom shelving Flat panel TV Lots of windows Sitting area Double French doors open to private patio; single door to front deck area Sauna and steam shower; steam on a timed unit; tile shower accents with wall niches Built-in custom medicine cabinets Double sinks with tile counters; pullout cabinets; tile backsplash accents Linen closet with built-in cupboards Carpeted Second Floor - Wood staircase to second floorGuest Bedroom 1 and Ensuite bath Double French doors open to outside Romeo and Juliet balcony Raised ceiling Walk-in closet with built-in shelves and lots of storage Storage closet off private full bathroom with built-in cupboards Carpeted Guest Bedroom 2 and Ensuite Bath Plenty of windows with beautiful views Big double closet with lighted art niches Natural lighting in private full bathroom Tile sink and separate bathtub/shower Carpeted Wildlife and Recreation The property has an ideal combination of open meadows, pine woodlands, trails and wildlife habitat, creating a very private setting that supports a myriad of activities. The property has exceptional equestrian facilities and riding terrain, and the ranch offers great trails and topography for hiking and climbing. The ranch is also home to an array of wildlife. Commonly seen are elk, mule deer, wild turkey, coyote, great horned owls and eagles along with many other small animals and song birds. Occasionally, you may even see a black bear crossing the field. The ranch has a well-maintained irrigation ditch and pond which supports the wildlife in the area and provide an opportunity for fishing. For a complete fishing experience, the Pine River, along with Lemon and Vallecito Reservoirs, provide a wonderful destination, just minutes from the ranch. Also, the Animas and Florida Rivers are nearby. The National Forest as well as the Wimminuche Wilderness, with hundreds of miles of riding, is approximately 15 minutes east or 45 minutes north of the ranch. For downhill skiing, Durango Mountain Resort is a 40 minute drive from the ranch, while Wolf Creek Ski Area is an hour and 20 minutes away. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snow-mobiling are also available throughout the area and on the ranch. Summertime is filled with opportunities for riding, hiking, fishing, boating, golfing and visiting the local Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners National Monument. Excellent golf can be found at Dalton Ranch Golf Club, Hillcrest Community Club, the private Glacier Club (memberships available), and a top-rated public course at Pinion Hills in Farmington, NM (approximately 40 miles).

1,326 acres Hesperus, CO $2,875,000

1,326 acres Hesperus, CO

La Plata County Justin Osborn The Wells Group

Type: Acreage w/House

These 1326 acres can be split off from Wild Water Ranch, the largest ranch currently on the market in La Plata County! It is nestled in the gorgeous Cherry Creek Valley, only 30 minutes west of Durango. Diverse topography includes irrigated meadows, wooded mesas, deep canyons & creek front bottom land. Bordering thousands of acres of BLM, the hunting/grazing opportunities are huge.
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