949 Animosa Drive

Durango CO, 81301


This riverfront property offers the perfect blend of seclusion and convenience, tucked away in a private subdivision at the confluence of Hermosa Creek and the Animas River, making for a verdant and unique home base for all of your recreational pursuits. Located only 18 miles from Purgatory Resort you will be able to get first tracks on powder days. The central location in the heart of the Animas Valley assures that you can easily spend your time road cycling or mountain biking all within minutes of leaving your front door. Fly fishing, in either Hermosa Creek or the Animas River is quite literally at your doorstep, just a walk across the lawn. There is a hardware store; grocery store, a cafe across HWY 550, Dalton Ranch Golf Course with dining and a fitness center, and the Animas Valley elementary school within a 5 minute drive. You are only 7miles to Durango City Limits and all of the fantastic dining and shopping opportunities that it holds. Its all about the lifestyle you want and this property will help you create it. This lush setting offers mature landscaping with a stunningly beautiful pond which is home to turtles, waterfowl and is an attraction for wildlife as well as a contemplative and picturesque setting for this magnificent custom home. Plenty of irrigation water for an ambitious vegetable or flower garden with an in-ground sprinkler system, the large level landscape invites the vision and energy of those with a green thumb. The location in the center of the valley ensures a consistent amount of sun throughout the day. Meticulously crafted by Martin Smith of Hawkeye Builders, no detail was overlooked in the construction of this one of a kind architectural masterpiece. Just awaiting your touch, the home offers spacious and well -proportioned rooms, expansive windows, soaring ceilings, and a cozy library, well designed home office, end-suite guest bedrooms and a lovely main master suite. All with fine interior craftsmanship and thoughtful cabinetry and layout. This 4,095 SF and 5BR/BA home on 9 lush acres gives you and your guests plenty of room to relax and enjoy your time together. Beginning with the grand entrance youll find yourself drawn in to an elegant and spacious interior with dramatic views of the surrounding valley and red Hermosa cliffs. Large windows bathe the interior in stunning natural light. Experience indoor/outdoor living with effortless flow between multiple patios and living spaces, bringing you closer to nature and the peaceful tranquility of the river. An outdoor stone fir


Listing TypeFor Sale
StatusPending - Show
Days On Site56


Bath(s) 5 Total
SQ Feet4,095
Story(s)1 Story
Water FrontYes

Additional Information

HeatingFireplace,Forced Air
Interior FeaturesWindow Coverings,Ceiling Fan(s),W/D Hookup,Vaulted Ceiling
Available AmenitiesElectric,Natural Gas,Internet,Phone - Cell Reception

Market Activity 81301

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Area Information
CountyLa Plata
Zip Code81301
AreaDurango Rural
Community NameAnimosa/Albrech
Middle SchoolMiller 6-8
High SchoolDurango 9-12
Listing VS Median (in Animosa/Albrech)
low | high
50% of Average
low | high
50% of Average
$ / SqFt:
low | high
50% of Average
On Site:
low | high
100% of Average
Listing Updated: 10/21/2020
Mike Aronson LogoMLS Number: 773897
Listing Provided By:
Mike Aronson  of  Coldwell Banker Heritage House

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