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Pine Rock Estate

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS 720007

Pine Rock Estate is nestled in the picturesque red cliffs of the north Animas Valley with breathtaking views of the Animas River and Hermosa Mountain north to Needles Peaks. This gracious home sits on 6.9 beautifully landscaped acres and spans 6,700 SF of living space (extensively remodeled in 2013) with 1,800 SF of covered redwood deck. Pine Rock Estate enjoys the warmth of 3 fireplaces, spacious open floor plan with expansive great room, formal dining room, and magnificent stainless steel gourmet chefs kitchen with breakfast room. Accommodations include 3 master bedrooms/ensuite baths and a 4th bedroom with separate bath, library office, and media/game room. Also, there is an attached 400 SF studio/office with separate entrance. If you like to entertain—this home has the elegance, warmth and amenities to have 100 of your closest friends over for the perfect event.

Location and Area

Nestled in a picturesque red cliff and tree lined Animas River Valley, a convenient ten minutes north of Durango, this beautiful property has a private entrance off of the east side County Road 250, just north of the Trimble Lane intersection.

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, golf courses, first class fly fishing, numerous outdoor hiking and biking trails, with endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. It is located at 6,512 feet above sea level, surrounded by scenic mountain views, and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Comfortable summer temperatures reach the upper 80's, while the autumn days are clear, cool and full of vibrant foliage colors. The crisp and sunny winter days often feature abundant powdery snow.

The La Plata County area that includes Durango and Bayfield has a population of 52,000. La Plata airport runs daily commercial service to Denver, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque and Phoenix, with seasonal service to Dallas, and includes facilities for full service general aviation. The property is 105 miles from Telluride, 205 miles from Albuquerque and Santa Fe, 170 miles from Grand Junction, about 300 miles from Denver and Colorado Springs, and 450 miles from Phoenix.

Property Grounds and External Features

  • Sweet well water
  • Gorgeous manicured lawns lined by evergreens of the southern and eastern boundaries of the property; split-rail fences surround
  • Triple level rock-retained, abundant wildflower and perennial gardens – all fully irrigated
  • Apricot, plum and cherry trees
  • Gravel driveway leads to front entry
  • Peaceful courtyard garden at entry
  • Oversized 2-car garage with doors matching exterior doors of house; wall of built-in cupboards and pegboard; heated floor
  • 1,800 SF of covered redwood deck; can accommodate dinner party seating for 100 people
  • Stunning views from front decks look up Animas Valley, Hermosa Mountain and Needles Peaks and the seasonal gardens, blooming from early spring to late fall
  • Side deck has built-in BBQ with tile back, infrared and rotisserie with intensity burner and smoker grill with storage on side; overhead vent
  • 25' x 25' storage barn
  • Generac Standby Generator – 200-Amp, including weather start kit behind fenced area
  • 1000-gallon propane tank behind fenced area
  • ½-acre underground electric dog fence
  • High aluminum fenced dog run with dog doors; raised garden beds for herb and vegetables

Residence Features Include

  • Surround sound on decks and throughout home
  • Oversized solid, hand scraped alder doors throughout house, custom-made in Santa Fe
  • Hardware throughout home is brushed stainless and nickel
  • Upstairs flooring of Santos mahogany – new in 2013; master and downstairs carpet
  • In-floor radiant heat
  • Jalousie windows offer great cross-ventilation
  • Recessed lighting, ribbon and gallery lighting and sconces throughout, all with dimmer switches
  • Central vacuum
  • EasyWater water conditioning system

MAIN LEVEL

Foyer

  • 10' custom solid alder doors are hand-carved with sun burst design
  • Drop down crystal 'Highway to Heaven' chandelier
  • Transom windows and arched windows above entry door are beveled glass
  • Stunning 7' Balinese ornately hand-carved wood frame mirror
  • 20' ceiling sweeping into Great Room
  • Glass railings new in 2013
  • Hand-carved coat closet with automatic lighting

Great Room

  • Expansive room with a curved wall of windows looking out to the views of Hermosa Valley and Needles Peaks; abundant natural light
  • 25' ceiling with numerous soffits with recessed lighting
  • Walls of complementary faux and solid paint finishes
  • Carved soapstone surround on fireplace has hearth expanding the whole wall and glass tile riser; alder mantel; stainless and glass gas fireplace insert with auto starter
  • Copper-lined wood niche
  • Solid cherry and frosted glass built-in media cabinet with flat screen TV
  • Glass shelves with lighting to display art on either side of media wall
  • Double fans
  • Arched soffit entries to master wing and kitchen

Bar Area

  • 10' bar of Blanco River Granite separates great room and formal dining room
  • Bamboo cabinets with self-closing drawers and doors for glass storage
  • Beveled glass shelving with ribbon lighting
  • Built-in beverage center with Architect series stainless
    50 lbs. ice maker and 30" refrigerator
  • Hidden built-in plugs for making margaritas and blender drinks

Kitchen/Bar Area/Breakfast Room – 2013 Remodel

  • Extremely functional kitchen and bar area
  • 10' ceilings
  • 9' center island of Absolute Black Granite has Dacor 48" Pro 6-burner gas stovetop with two high intensity burners
  • Dacor 48" Pro stainless downdraft vent
  • Pull-out spice racks on either side of stove
  • Cookbook storage under counter
  • Blanco River Granite counters
  • Separate 15" Wolf multi-function high intensity wok burner
  • 57" Thermador paneled freezer/refrigerator with ice maker; shelving moves up and down with press of button
  • 3 Uline stainless refrigerator drawers
  • 2 Fisher & Paykel stainless tall tub double drawer dishwasher with water softener
  • 30" Sharp stainless drawer microwave
  • Warming drawer
  • 30" commercial stainless sink with grate and crane sprayer; hot and cold water dispenser
  • Bamboo cabinets with Lazy Susan complete swing-out cupboards offer fully functioning corners; ample storage and pull-out shelves
  • 12' window looking out to courtyard garden, framed by lighted open-shelving of cherry and glass
  • Granite bar looking in from breakfast area; great for on-site cooking classes

Breakfast Room and Bar

  • 50 lbs. stainless ice maker
  • Two Summit stainless dual temperature 36-bottle wine coolers
  • Stainless prep sink
  • Flat-screen TV
  • French door walk-out to deck

Dining Room

  • Huge formal dining with wall of window looking out to views up the valley; easily seats 12 with ample additional room
  • Crystal chandelier over table area
  • Double sliding doors with side light windows walk out to deck
  • Long 3" granite bar with lighted glass display shelving on either side

Powder Room

  • Absolute Black Granite floating 2" counter with chiseled edge; 18" apron with under lighting; glass tile backsplash from counter to ceiling
  • 1" wide, square glass vessel sink
  • Large pin-hammered tin mirror
  • Sconce lighting

Office/Study

  • 10' ceiling
  • Gas fireplace; custom handmade tiles
  • Full closet
  • Random cut maple floors
  • Built-in cherry cabinets and bookshelves

Master Bedroom and Bath Suite

  • Expansive suite with abundant natural light
  • Double alder door entry
  • Wool carpet - 2012
  • Sandstone hearth with gas fireplace; picture lighting over mantel
  • Double sliding doors out to deck
  • Separate his and hers walk-in closets with built-in shelving and pull-out drawers
  • 'Her' closet has stained glass window in the gallery approaching the closet with two pull-down hampers in built-in shelving; pull-out pant racks; 3 felt-lined jewelry drawers with dividers; fan and natural lighting; shoe racks and deep ski boot drawers; cubbies and storage galore; linen storage

Bath

  • Spacious and elegant bath featuring travertine tile floor with hand-painted in-set Mexican tile accents
  • Generous double vanity with wide oval Kohler porcelain sinks; same hand-painted accent tile backsplash; make-up vanity; custom light fixtures; walls of mirrors
  • Elevated Jacuzzi tub with large custom stained glass windows illumined by early morning sun
  • Extra-large walk-in shower with travertine tiles, tile accent and sitting bench
  • Separate water closet with Kohler bidet and toilet

Laundry Room and Pantry

  • Kenmore Elite front-load HE washer and dryer
  • Stainless sink
  • French door exit to front patio
  • Dish and glass storage room with ample storage

Art and Sewing Studio

  • 400 SF
  • Gorgeous double hand-carved wooden doors from a church in Mexico with beveled glass transoms on either side of doors; enter from outside or garage
  • Engineered oak flooring
  • Full of windows and light; track lighting
  • Full walls of cherry cupboards and shelving
  • Center 6' x 6' movable cutting island
  • Drop-down ironing board and counter space
  • Area for an office

LOWER LEVEL

  • Theater lighting to illumine steps
  • Foyer gallery to large sitting/TV/game area has custom alder cabinet designed for hidden pop-up TV; drawers and cupboards
  • Ceiling fan
  • 9' ceilings

Guest Bedroom and Ensuite Bath

  • Large king bedroom with seating area; wool carpet
  • Walk-in closet
  • Double doors out to exquisite gardens and lower private flagstone patio

Bath

  • Bathroom has tumbled travertine tiles with exquisite inlaid mosaic tiles and honed black slate tile floors
  • Shower of porcelain tiles with black slate deco bands; brushed nickel fixtures
  • Hand-painted wall paper
  • Granite counters with Kohler under-mount sink; rusted metal wall sconces; Western mirror

Second Guest Room and Ensuite Bath

  • Oversized bedroom with abundant light
  • Doors walk out to private flagstone patio
  • Walk-in closet

Bath

  • Travertine floors in bath
  • Kohler porcelain sinks in granite counters
  • Shower and tub combination with travertine tiles and accent tiles
  • Tile walls
  • Linen closet

Media Room, Billiard and Wet Bar Area

  • Spacious area with curved black wall for TV viewing
  • Built-in cabinet flush to wall for media equipment with fan circulation
  • Built-in cherry cabinet kitchenette with built-in microwave; under counter fridge; double stainless sink; dishwasher; hand-painted pulls
  • Carpet and ceiling fans

Bath

  • Bath has large tile walk-in shower; separate sink area with Kohler porcelain sink and tile counter
  • Double closets with lots shelving and lots of storage
  • Linen closet

Bunk Room and Storage Area

  • Carpeted
  • Large open storage

Wildlife and Recreation

The property has a combination of manicured lawns and abundant gardens in a beautiful setting. The area has abundant wildlife, including: mule deer, elk, black bear, turkey and soaring raptors. And, access to the National Forest is just a couple of miles away off of Missionary Ridge Road. For recreation, there is downhill skiing at Durango Mountain Resort, which is 20 minutes from the estate, while Wolf Creek and Silverton Mountain Ski Areas are hour-and-forty-minutes away. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snow-mobiling are also available throughout the area. Summertime is filled with opportunities for biking or horseback riding, hiking, rock climbing, fly-fishing, boating or canoeing in the area. Also, the Animas River provides great fly-fishing, kayaking, canoeing and rafting. There are many other things to do in the area, like visiting the local Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners National Monument.

Offered at $2,999,999

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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