11846 W Hwy 160

Durango, CO 81301

About this property

Among the finest examples of mountain luxury lifestyle, with over 197-gently-rolling acres, Ute Junction Ranch is exceptionally private, enabling unobstructed views of the La Plata Mountains. The ranch borders over 1,500 acres of Ute Mountain Tribe lands, protecting the quiet and intimate setting, including multiple ponds, mixed terrain, lush meadows, tall pines, and oak brush. Wildlife across the ranch consists of elk, mule deer, duck, geese, and wild turkey. Although not currently zoned commercial, the ranch could be an exceptional opportunity for a corporate retreat, wedding/special events venue, or Bed & Breakfast. The opportunities are endless with private buildings, expansive land, and irrigation water. For an acceptable offer, the generous seller is including a Durango Lifestyle Package including a Platinum Glacier Club membership valued at $50,000 and 1 year of paid club dues! In addition, 4 Power Pass ski passes to Purgatory Resort and 1-year annual membership for 4 at Durango Hot Springs. What a great way for the new owners to enjoy some of the area’s finer amenities! The gated entry leads through tall pines to a stunning French chateau. Upon arrival, the cobbled courtyard - stones reclaimed from Chicago's famous State and McKinzie Streets - welcomes guests and leads to the grand entry of the 16,000-square-foot beautiful primary residence, suited to host any occasion. Understated yet sophisticated vaulted interiors were perfectly implemented to savor the natural light and act as the ultimate backdrop for a stunning natural setting. Featuring 5 bedroom suites, 2 additional bedrooms, 6 fireplaces, large common areas, and patios - all thoughtfully located to accommodate festive gatherings while showcasing sweeping views of the majestic mountains. Other features include Venetian plaster walls, exquisite tile and marble flooring, custom-milled baseboards and crown molding, hardwood, and unique stonework details. The spacious master suite includes a fireplace, hot tub access, his & her private dressing rooms with Luxe-wardrobe carousels, separate bathrooms with steam shower and large soaking tub, and a kitchenette with laundry. A private Steptoe Canadian metal spiral staircase leads to the dual offices with a refreshment area and clay-throwing tub. On the south wing of the main level, you will find the kitchen, provisioned with the finest appliance package, cabinetry, a butler's pantry that supports the kitchen for additional storage and workspace. A breakfast nook separates the kitchen and the outside veranda. The grand family room features exposed timber frame beams, a fireplace with multiple sitting areas, a bar with a refrigerator, a separate ice maker, and dishwasher. One of the unique rooms in the house is the bright conservatory that showcases a copper roof and offers a beautiful indoor green space with a lovely library adjacent to this area. An elevator provides access to all levels, or multiple staircases add easy access to each level. The upper floor offers four guest suites with laundry and a kitchenette. The lower level features a storage room with a safe, temperature-controlled wine room, wet bar, media room, exercise room, 2-bedrooms and multiple bathrooms, large cedar closet, laundry/mud room, gift wrapping room, and two mechanical rooms that house all utilities as well as the water treatment system with three 1,700-gallon storage tanks. The driveway and terraces have snowmelt. The generator and heating systems are all powered by natural gas. The outdoor living is perfect for entertaining, with two levels of stone terraces, a fireplace, speakers, thoughtful landscaping, and sunsets that will take your breath away. In addition, there is a 2,700-square-foot guest home and a 1,700-square-foot guest cottage. All three houses have complete security systems. Two heated barns/shops provide ample storage for cars, toys, and equipment. Plus, there is a horse barn with a fenced pasture

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$12,450,000 Active
13 Beds
19,274 SQFT

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Area Information

Durango Rural | La Plata County | Other

$ 12,450,000
This listing is play_arrow 1917.8% higher than the average in the area
$ 617,000 in the area
19,274 SqFt
This listing is play_arrow 817.4% larger than the average in the area
2,101 SqFt in the area
$ 646 $/SqFt
This listing is play_arrow 119.9% more than the average in the area
$ 294 $/SqFt in the area
486 days on site
This listing is play_arrow 1925.0% above the average in the area
24 days on site in the area

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    Fort Lewis Mesa K-5
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    Middle School
    Escalante 6-8
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    High School
    Durango 9-12
Listed By Rob Littfin
Brokerage: Legacy Properties West Sotheby's Int. Realty

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