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Glacier Club – Showdown Townhome – SOLD (2016)

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS 713102

This 4,638 square foot, 4 bedrooms, 4.5-bath townhome is exceptional in all respects, with the best finishes, appliances and trim. The home sits on the new 18th fairway, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Glacier Club and its wonderful amenities, including: 36 holes of golf with brand new 9 holes opening in summer of 2016, tennis, swimming pool, fitness facility and private Clubhouse with fine dining.

Location and Area

Nestled in a picturesque red cliff and tree lined valley a convenient 20 minutes north of Durango off of Highway 550 within the Private grounds of the Glacier Club. The Glacier Club itself is paradise found. As a private gated community, it is a place of peaceful serenity and beauty. It is exclusive and yet very welcoming and vibrant.

Durango is a town of rural mountain charm and character, and has many big city conveniences, including a state-of-the-art new hospital, many fine restaurants, hotels, shopping, a four-year college, and many cultural activities. For downhill skiing, Durango Mountain Resort is a short drive from the Glacier Club, while Wolf Creek and Silverton Mountain Ski Areas are an hour away. Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are also available throughout the area. Summertime is filled with opportunities for riding, hiking, fly fishing, boating, zip-lining, golfing and visiting the local Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners National Monument. There are endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. It is located 6,512 ft. above sea level, surrounded by scenic mountain views, and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Comfortable summer temperatures reach the upper 80s, while the autumn days are clear, cool and full of vibrant foliage colors. The crisp and sunny winter days often feature abundant, light powdery snow.

The La Plata County area, that includes Durango and Bayfield, has a population of 52,000. La Plata County Airport runs daily commercial air service to Denver, Dallas and Phoenix, with seasonal service to Houston, and includes facilities for full service general aviation. The property is 100 miles from Telluride, 170 miles from Grand Junction, 200 miles from Albuquerque and Santa Fe, about 300 miles from Denver and Colorado Springs and 450 miles from Phoenix.

Property Details

General Features

  • 4 bedrooms; 4.5 bathrooms
  • 2.5-car garage has a golf cart garage; epoxy floor coating
  • Short walking distance to the clubhouse
  • Snow melt on driveway apron
  • Partially covered Trex decks looking out on Glacier #18 fairway
  • Large storage unit under deck for toys or decorations
  • Hot tub with easy slide top with magnificent view of fairway and mountains
  • Open floor plan – kitchen, dining and living areas
  • Abundance of natural light inside
  • Vaulted ceilings – 10’ - 28’
  • Lutron one-touch lighting throughout
  • Recessed lighting with accent/art lighting
  • Remote control shades on large windows and double doors to patio
  • Custom window treatments throughout
  • Flooring a combination of hickory hand-scraped hardwood planks, travertine tiles, marble and carpet
  • 8’ planked doors of solid knotty alder throughout
  • Custom cabinets of knotty alder
  • Natural paned windows throughout
  • 6” baseboard molding and casing of knotty alder
  • Oiled bronze fixtures throughout
  • Adagimo hidden sound system connected to TV, CD, DVD, and satellite with surround sound in ceilings and outside
  • Central vacuum
  • Alarm system
  • Water softener
  • Cedar siding
  • Surge suppressor for entire home
  • Forced air heating with 3 separate zones; A/C
  • Large ceiling fans in most rooms

Main Residence – Main Floor


  • Hand built entries by La Puerta Doors of Santa Fe
  • Separate alcove foyer with lots of windows
  • Cut travertine floors in entry

Great Room

  • Gas fireplace set into stacked, Telluride moss rock wall; oversized sandstone hearth and mantle
  • Flat screen TV set into moss rock wall (could be purchased with sale); separate mantle above for art display
  • Separate sitting alcove overlooking back yard and golf course
  • French double door walkout from alcove to open patio and covered deck
  • Oversized floor to ceiling windows
  • Hardwood hickory floors
  • Tongue and groove vaulted pine ceiling with cedar timber frame trusses and iron brackets

Dining Room

  • Open to living and kitchen
  • Seating ample for 10 people
  • Surround windows look out to deck and Glacier #9 of golf course
  • Door to outside covered deck
  • Hardwood floors


  • Granite counters with ample cupboard storage; under counter lighting
  • Enlarged granite island with additional seating and deep Kohler porcelain sink; additional vegetable sink – great for entertaining
  • Stainless steel and wood veneer appliances – Viking dishwasher; Viking ¾ fridge – ¼ freezer; Viking 4-burner gas range with center griddle; Viking convection and conventional oven; Viking overhead exhaust fan; built-in Viking microwave
  • Viking, stainless-steel wine cooler
  • Separate pantry cupboard

Master Suite

  • Gas fireplace in moss rock wall with sandstone mantle and hearth
  • Double French sliding doors out to private patio and garden
  • Sculptured carpet
  • Ceiling fan
  • His and hers walk-in closet with built-in drawers, shoe racks and shelving
  • Bathroom has separate water closet
  • Dual Kohler porcelain under mount sinks in polished travertine countertops with separate make-up vanity
  • Jetted tub for 2
  • Large walk-in steam shower with hand-held shower and overhead shower with separate 4 body sprays; sitting bench; accent tile accent in shower
  • Travertine floor with tile accent
  • Linen closet

Powder Room

  • Kohler under mount sink with Caesarstone counter
  • Travertine floors
  • Kohler toilet with cupboard storage above

Laundry Room

  • High Efficiency LG washer and dryer
  • Built-in cupboards and drawers; counter for laundry folding
  • Stainless laundry sink
  • Kohler fixtures

Garage & Storage

  • 2 car plus golf cart garage
  • Built in cabinets throughout with work bench
  • Large storage closet

Upper Level

Sitting Area – Media Room

  • Stairway with landing to upstairs has sculpted carpet
  • Storage closet
  • Vaulted ceiling

Guest Bedroom One

  • Large en-suite bedroom with private bath
  • Carpeted
  • Ceiling fan
  • Walk-in closet with built-in shelving, drawers
  • ¾ bath; full shower, sink, toilet; polished travertine counter with Kohler porcelain under mount sink; tumbled slate floor with tile accent

Guest Bedroom Two

  • Walk-in closet with built-in shelving and drawers
  • Ceiling fan
  • Attaches to hall bathroom with tile tub/shower combo shower; accent tile; Kohler porcelain under mount sink in polished travertine counters; travertine floor

Lower Level

Media Great Room/Office

  • Large recreational area with wet bar and granite counters, sink, under counter refrigerator; glass insert cupboards above with ample cupboard storage underneath
  • Two large storage closets built out with shelving and rods

Second Master Suite

  • Large room with ensuite bath with extra door accessible to Media Great Room; polished travertine counters with double under mount Kohler sinks; full travertine shower with bull nose and tile accents

Workout Room

  • Mirrored wall
  • Flat screen TV
  • This room could also be built out as a Bunk Room

Wildlife and Recreation

The Glacier Club property has an ideal combination of wildlife habitat, manicured lawns, gardens, fairways and greens in a very private setting. Commonly seen are migrating elk, deer, red tail hawks, eagles, and many other small animals and birds. Many of these will be seen around the community and are a welcome reminder of the sanctuary that has been created within The Glacier Club. This mountain sanctuary is the only private golf community in Durango, Colorado with extensive amenities and activities on premises for all ages, all year.  There is awe inspiring golf, tennis, swimming, trail hiking, mountain biking, and in the winter, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. And, there is a private workout facility in the Clubhouse for those who are looking for a quick workout. These are just a few of the amenities you will find at The Glacier Club. The local area is phenomenally gifted with diversity and a myriad of options for most outdoor activities and pursuits. There is fishing in Electra Lake and nearby at the Lemon and Vallecito Reservoirs. Also, fly-fishing on the Animas, Los Pinos, Florida and San Juan Rivers is spectacular.

Other excellent golf opportunities can be found at Dalton Ranch Golf Club, Hillcrest Community Club, and a top-rated public course at Pinion Hills in Farmington, NM (approximately 60 miles).

Offered for $1,789,000

This property is offered by Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty, LLC, Tom and Zach Morse, Brokers. All information provided by Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty, LLC or its sales representatives in connection with this property was acquired from sources deemed reliable, however, we do not warrant its accuracy or completeness and any users of such information waive any claims related thereto. Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty, LLC recommends that every item of interest to the purchaser (i.e. issues regarding title, water, minerals, survey, zoning, permits, land use regulations and other applicable laws, and any other issues) be independently verified by the purchaser's attorney.

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