1180 Mariposa Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Description

Imagine being in your home surrounded by endless sweeping views of mountainous beauty. This stunning Post and Beam home made of Douglas Fir wood from British Columbia does just that! With 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2 fireplaces, custom tile and Norwegian maple floors, the rustic elegance of this mountain home was built for the nature lover and natural beauty seeker. Vast walls of windows invite the outdoors in. With impressive cathedral ceilings, a sprawling spacious floor plan and gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows, you will see sunlight from every angleallowing for an abundance of natural light and energy efficiency, including passive solar, energy reducing R-24 wall insulation and a pellet stove to minimize your carbon footprint. The gourmet kitchen equipped with alluring granite countertops, quarter sawn oak cabinetry, an inviting breakfast bar, double oven, gas countertop with grill and pantry is a chefs dream. Walk through the exquisite, adjacent French doors onto the large elevated redwood deck and youve found your perfect outdoor dining area or comfortable night time sky gazing. As you go upstairs you will find a cozy reading nook perfect for viewing wildlife.The upper level has a bonus sunny loft adjoining the spacious master suite which features vaulted beam ceilings, ample built in storage, generous windows, a peek through gas fireplace looking through to the master bath equipped with a large jet tub, steam shower,custom Mexican sinks and granite countertops. The house is also perfect for guests and entertaining, or alternatively as an amazing rental space / Mother in Law suiteequipped with an elegant 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, garden-level guest quarter which includes a private entrance, full kitchen, dining and living area with high ceilings and garden views. For the tranquil retreat seeker, the property also offers a 20-foot yurt, including wood floors, wood burning stove, a patio, and private cordwood sauna for pure relaxation and serene introspection. Located on 8.09 acres of lush landscape, including monumental native trees, large open meadows, bountiful gardens with a drip irrigation system, and a considerable front lawn with sprinkler system, this property is packaged perfectly, just five minutes from Durango. Located in the La Paloma neighborhood, just down the street from Three Springs and numerous hiking and biking trails.

Details

MLS#735594
StyleHouse
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Year2003
Days On Site67

Features

Bed(s)3
Bath(s) 2 Full
SQ Feet3,043
Garage1
Story(s)Two Story
Acreage8.09

Additional Information

Taxes1596.56
ParkingAttached
HeatingBoiler,Floor Radiant,Pellet Stove
Interior FeaturesPellet Stove,Ceiling Fan(s),W/D Hookup,Walk In Closet
Available AmenitiesElectric

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Area Information

StateCO
CountyLa Plata
CityDurango
Zip Code81301
AreaDurango Rural
Community NameLa Paloma
Middle SchoolEscalante 6-8
High SchoolDurango 9-12
Listing VS Median (in La Paloma)
Price:
$654,900
low | high
Med:
$654,900
50% of Average
SqFt:
3,043
low | high
Med:
3,043
50% of Average
$ / SqFt:
$215
low | high
Med:
$215
50% of Average
On Site:
67
low | high
Med:
67
50% of Average
Nearby Listings (Within 1/2 mile)
Price: $491K - $818K
SqFt: 2,000 - 3,500
Listing Updated: 09/23/2017
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