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Riversong Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango

Now offered two different ways:
•  37 acres with all the equestrian facilities for $1,945,000 – (MLS 730514)
•  74 acres plus improvements for $2,850,000 – (MLS 720369/720698)

An exceptional opportunity to own one of the most pristine 74-acre river front properties a few minutes from downtown Durango. Riversong Ranch is a turnkey, state of the art, premier equestrian ranch facility on the Animas River, and is offered for the first time in beautiful Durango, Colorado. This meticulously maintained ranch is a horse lover’s dream sitting in the heart of the Animas Valley surrounded by Red Cliffs, Missionary Ridge, and mountains to the north and west on coveted CR 250. The equestrian ranch is for sale turnkey and inclusive of all real estate, extensive improvements, water rights, furnishings and equipment. Situated on 74 lush acres on the river, it is two 37-acre separately deeded parcels with abundant water rights and fertile hay production.

The manager’s residence was remodeled in 2012, and features 1,400 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, decks, and a fenced backyard. Experience country living with the convenience of close proximity to downtown Durango!


Two well-maintained barns are on the property.

  • Cliff Barn features 11 stalls (each 12 x 12) with attached paddocks, Nelson automatic waterers, rubber mats, wash area, grooming area, two tack rooms, feed room, utility room, boarders lounge, and bathroom.
  • River Barn features 8 stalls (each 13 x 18) with automatic Nelson waterers, rubber mats and metal pipe fencing.
  • Indoor arena (75 x 168) is horse trainers’ dream, beautifully built with a large storage/work area and large indoor bay for additional storage. The arena offers a viewing stand, mirrors, sound system, lighting and sand/rubber arena moist footing.
  • Outdoor riding arena (204 x 110) is equipped with fencing, mirrors, viewing stand and sprinkler system surrounded by the stunning views in every direction.
  • Hay Barn (78 x 30) was built in 2011, and stores all the hay produced from the fields.
  • Comprehensive, metal building workshop is equipped with concrete floor, woodstove, workbenches and side carport parking.
  • Oversized 74’ round pen with metal panels and special sand overlay is a great place for horse training.
  • 12 assorted horse sheds of various sizes with eyebrows added for extra weather relief are part of the ranch. Each of these sheds has a gravel paddock, Nelson waterers and individual irrigated field turnouts, and rubber mats for the paddock feed area.


The 40 acres of hay fields have ample irrigation that is delivered via flood irrigation, and supply the horses with more than 5,000 bales with two cuttings per year. There are several cross fenced pastures to accommodate horses. The ranch has exceptional water rights including Class “A” 24-shares deeded water from Animas Valley Ditch. The land offers good possibilities for a residential site offering gorgeous views of the Animas Valley if desired. A portion of the ranch by the Animas River is enrolled in a conservation easement protecting the land. The property’s water and vegetative resources provide home to abundant wildlife including deer, elk, bear, eagles, ducks, songbirds and fish. This ranch has year-round beauty provided by majestic views in every direction, tranquil pastures, and the variety of riparian trees – willow, maple and aspen. Rare and irreplaceable, make an appointment to see it today!

Offered at $1,945,000 for 37 acres with all the equestrian facilities
Offered at
$2,850,000 for 74 acres plus improvements

This property is offered by Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty, LLC, Cathy Craig, Broker. 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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