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4920 CR 203 Durango, Colorado 81301

For Sale at $995,000

Chase Bank “Home Value Estimator”, shows value at $1,263,000

For Sale By Owner.  2.5% Commission to Buyers Broker (If applicable)

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House Details:

MAIN FLOOR has an open floor plan (1917 sq. ft), 14ft cathedral ceiling, kitchen, dining area, and conversation area in front of a massive river
rock fireplace.

Master Bedroom on this level with full bathroom and large walk-in closet and a  2nd room that could be an office, or bedroom/nursery, and a powder room.

Private viewing deck from master bedroom perfect for a very private hot tub.

The first floor has open floor plan with lots of knotty alder and knotty pine cathedral ceiling and gives a “lodge feeling”.
The entire first floor has a Radiant hot water Heating system built into
the floor (Including the Master Bedroom) which keeps the whole house warm and cozy in the wintertime. The advantage is that there are no dusty air ducts to deal with.

Laundry room on the main floor off of the kitchen area.

All cabinets in the kitchen and Laundry room are knotty alder.

A huge wrap around deck off the main floor provides a large outdoor entertainment area, and great views of the Animas Valley and LaPlata mountains to the north.

There is a great view of the Durango & Silverton Trains running next to Highway 550 on the eastern edge of this property. Wave at the train and some of the passengers will wave back!

LOWER LEVEL (1917 sq. ft) is fully finished with 3 Bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a large common area with a pool table and another large river rock fireplace. It can sleep up to 8 people, 2 each bedroom, and 2 children on futons in a common area.

The lower level consists of 3 Bedrooms, a large sitting/TV area, a pool table, and another massive rock fireplace.
The North bedroom is laid out as a large Master Bedroom with King Size Bed area. Could make a nice “Mother in Law Suite”

South Bedroom is 10.5 ft x 19.5 ft and could also be used as a Exercise, Hobby, or Man’s Cave.

The lower floor could be used as a bed and breakfast for 3 different groups, as the current owners did in the early years of owning the property.
Features a Pullman style kitchenette with a refrigerator, microwave, and built-in wine cooler to the counter seating area.

Walkout exit to small patio underneath the main floor deck.

3 sides of the lower floor are built into the side of the hill, so inside temperatures are moderate year-round.

There is a Pullman kitchen area with refrigerator, microwave, pantry, and a 10 ft counter/bar with a sink and built-in drinks cooler.

Walkout to lower patio for a sheltered BBQ and seating area.

A 3/4 acre pond is also on the property which is fed by a small man-made creek with two man-made waterfalls.

The source of the irragation water is 4 shares of the Animas Ditch Water, enough water to irrigate all the lawn and pasture areas during the warm summer

The property is conveniently located in the center of the Animas Valley about 5 miles north of the Durango City Limits.

County Road 203 is a paved, well-maintained road, kept open 24/7/365 by Laplata County road crews.


Power: LPEA Co-op.  Gas: Atmos Gas Domestic Water:  Animas Valley Water Co. Sewer: Hermosa Sanitation District.  TV Services: “Dish Network” via satillite dish  Internet: Various Choices, including the coming in 2021 of SpacX satillite network “StarLink” which would easily allow Hi-definition video conferencing.


Your Horses, 2 minutes away in the barn

Golf: 5 minutes away at Dalton Ranch Country Club

Skiing: 15 minutes away, just a few miles to the North on Hwy 550 at the Purgatory Ski area

Trimble Hot Springs Spa, 1 mile up the road. Daily Fee to the Public, or Yearly Memberships available for Colorado Residents.

Restaurants: 20 Minutes to the south in the center of the Durango restaurant district.

Travel: 30 minutes to Durango Airport to the Southeast.


Complete Horse Facilities: There are 3 pipe corrals for horses, attached to a 1200 sqft Barn with loft storage. Access to the barn loft is a decorative metal staircase and small deck area attached to the barn, also with great views of the Animas Valley. Part of the barn is 450 sq. ft workshop area ( butterfly drive in door that can accomodate a pickup truck, small tractor etc.), with domestic water, and 220v Power.

There is also a 40 meter by 80-meter arena for working horses. Turn out your horses in one of the 3 pastures with electric fencing.

A 3/4 acre pond is also on the property which is fed by a small man-made creek with two waterfalls.

The source of the water is 4 shares of the Animas Ditch Water, enough water to irrigate all the lawn and pasture areas during the warm summer months.