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TC Ranch

COLORADO, LA PLATA COUNTY, DURANGO – MLS 716521

This mountain estate with gated entry and its 6,598 SF custom built home is privately situated on 229-forested-acres at the end of Trew Creek Road, hidden between the San Juan National Forest and BLM land. The ranch is named for Trew Creek, which cascades year round through the length of the property. The home built by award winning Dyerbilt Construction, features an open floor plan with 5 bedrooms 7 baths, cathedral ceilings, with the benefits of a southern exposure and mountain and meadow views from 24’ wall-of-windows of the central great room. In addition to the master suite being on the main level, there is a gourmet kitchen, executive office, lower level media center, full bar and game room, study, hot tub room with mountain views and spa area, with additional separate shower and laundry room. With its attached oversized heated 4-car garage with a custom 36’ bay and 16’ overhead door, it allows ample room for storing your cars and RV or boat. Outdoors there are wrap-around cedar decks with beautiful views, and security system, and acres galore for hiking, snow-mobiling and hunting, with its own private hunting cabin. Every detail of the house has been designed and shaped to work seamlessly into the surroundings, creating an ideal living and playing environment for your family and guests, right out your own back door!

Location and Area

Durango is a town of rural mountain charm and character, and has many big city conveniences, including a state-of-the-art new hospital, fine restaurants, hotels, shopping, a four-year college, golf courses, first class fly fishing, numerous outdoor hiking and biking trails, both alpine and cross country skiing, rafting, and kayaking, with endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. There are 40 national and state parks within a day’s drive. 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, bi-weekly service to Las Vegas, 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

Grounds and Exterior Features

  • 229-acres of wooded and partial open meadows with unblemished San Juan Mountain views
  • Backs up to BLM with private access to national forest
  • Gated entry
  • Trew Creek tumbles year round through the length of the property
  • Healthy stands of evergreens, spruce, aspen and Gambel oak
  • River rock and boulder retaining walls outside of house
  • Gravel drive
  • Stick built with a combination of cedar siding and river rock wainscoting
  • Composite shingle roof
  • Warp-around cedar deck with copper-capped railings; partial T&G overhang
  • Brass external light fixtures around house
  • Private well and cistern

General House Features

  • Cathedral T&G ceilings
  • Multiple San Juan Mountain views from mostly southern exposure
  • Recessed and sconce lighting; custom chandeliers
  • Ceiling fans throughout
  • Jalousie windows offer great cross breezes
  • Levelor honeycomb blinds throughout
  • Flooring a combination of Australian Cypress hardwood, tile and carpet
  • Radiant in-floor heating with propane source; 8 zones
  • Hand-scraped wood railings and banisters
  • Lighted stairwells
  • Security system inside
  • Central vacuum
  • Utility room has high efficiency Prestige boiler; re-circulating hot water
  • 4+-car garage has 36’ oversized bay and 16’ overhead door with room for RV or boat; built-in cabinets and shop area; man door

House Details

– Main Level –

Gourmet Kitchen

  • Grey Pillow granite slab counters and backsplash; built-in granite counter desk/computer station
  • Granite bar seating facing kitchen with built-in wine rack below
  • Center granite island with 4-burner gas stove and center griddle; Thermidor double warming drawers below; stainless overhead vent
  • Stainless appliances; side-by-side Sub-Zero fridge and freezer; KitchenAid trash compactor; Thermador dishwasher; Thermador double convection and conventional ovens; Sharp microwave
  • Hand-crafted cabinets with wood rope detail have under lighting and glass inserts; appliance garage
  • Deep double stainless sink with satin nickel fixtures have windows above to look out to back woods
  • Walk-in pantry with built-in shelving
  • Turn-of-the-century installed wall phone

Great Room

  • 24’ cathedral ceilings
  • Engelmann spruce cross support beams
  • Towering wall-of-windows looking southeast offer a great unobstructed views of the eastern San Juan Mountains
  • Floor-to-ceiling river rock wall houses wood burning fireplace; half log mantle; sandstone hearth; area for wood storage and art display
  • Unique design of tree trunk and branches appear to grow out of river rock
  • Antler chandelier
  • Double French doors with window dividers walk out to front and back cedar decks
  • Coat closet

Dining Room

  • Wood floor
  • Separate exit door to deck
  • Chandelier over table area
  • Large enough to seat 8-12 people

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Vaulted ceilings with clerestory windows
  • Custom hand-scraped double door entry
  • Remote controlled gas fireplace with brass and granite surround; mantle
  • Roman blinds
  • Door walks out to deck with beautiful mountain views
  • His and hers walk-in closets with built-in shelving and cubby storage

Bath

  • Walk-in shower with granite tile floor and walls; European glass doors
  • Green marble counters with separate marble dressing table; double porcelain Kohler sinks with burnished gold fixtures
  • Granite surround with a sunken jetted tub; windows looking out to woods is completely private
  • Separate water closet with window

Powder Room

  • Porcelain pedestal sink
  • Kohler toilet
  • Tile floor

Office

  • Coffered ceilings
  • Green marble and brass surround on the ventilator fireplace with gas starter; cherry paneling
  • Built-in wrap around cherry desk and file cabinets
  • Built-in cherry cabinets with glass insert cupboards
  • Separate exit door walks out to side deck

Mud Room/Laundry Room

  • Cubby storage and seating bench
  • Batten bead board walls
  • Kohler porcelain utility sink
  • Hanging rod for clothes drying
  • Front loading Maytag front loading washer dryer
  • Entrance to garage

– Upper Level –

  • Grand stairwells on two sides to upper level with center carpet runner on half log treads
  • Lighted stairwells

Guest Bedroom and Ensuite Bath One

  • Carpeted
  • Walk-in closet with cubby storage
  • Pillowed window seat looks out to mountain views

Bath

  • Tile counter with single porcelain sink
  • Tile floor
  • Tile surround with soaking tub
  • Separate door to sitting area upstairs

Guest Bedroom and Ensuite Bath Two

  • Vaulted ceiling
  • Carpeted
  • Double door mirrored closet
  • Pillowed window seat looks out to mountain views

Bath

  • Tile floor and counter with single porcelain sink
  • Tile walls in shower/tub combo

– Lower Level –

  • Center carpet runners on treads
  • Stair lighting
  • Under stairwell storage

Downstairs Media Center, Full Bar and Game Room

  • Wall of windows looks out to eastern San Juan Mountains and woods
  • Carpeted
  • Downstairs entertainment area has granite semi-circular bar seating counter and backsplash with bar sink; GE Profile side-by-side fridge and freezer; dishwasher; cabinet storage with beveled glass inserts; wine rack underneath
  • French doors walkout to lower cement patio
  • Fireplace with river rock and brass surround; gas starter
  • Built-in bookshelves
  • Surround sound with built-in stereo speakers and full-featured component system
  • Cross support beam accent
  • Storage closets

Game Room

  • Custom chandelier over pool table
  • Double glass doors to spa area

Spa Area – Hot Tub and Shower Area

  • Tile floor
  • Double doors walk through from game room to a dedicated hot tub room
  • Wall-of-windows with views to the east San Juan Mountains
  • Covered sunken hot tub comfortably seats 6-8 people
  • Sunken covered hose bib for easy hot tub filling

Shower and Dressing Room

  • Tile floor
  • Tile counters with single porcelain sink
  • Walk-in shower
  • Separate dressing room
  • Linen closet
  • Separate closet for storage

Laundry Room

  • Tile floor
  • Counters for clothes folding
  • Hanging racks for wet clothes
  • Top loading Maytag washer and front loading Maytag dryer
  • Double deep Kohler porcelain utility sink
  • Lots of storage

Study

  • Built-in desk
  • Lots of windows
  • Storage closet

Guest Bedroom and Bath Suite Three

  • Carpeted
  • Separate exit door to downstairs patio
  • Mirrored double door closet

Bath

  • Tile floor
  • Tile counter with double porcelain sinks with satin nickel fixtures
  • Shower/tub combo with tile walls and sliding glass doors

Guest Bedroom and Bath Suite Four

  • Carpeted
  • Separate exit door to private concrete patio

Bath

  • Tile floor
  • Tile counter with single porcelain sink with satin nickel fixtures; tile accent backsplash
  • Shower/tub combo with tile walls and accent tiles; glass doors

Wildlife and Recreation

The property has an ideal combination of wildlife habitat, creek, forest and rolling meadows in a very private setting. Commonly seen are migrating elk, deer, coyote, red tail hawks, eagles, and many other small animals and sporting birds. The property is adjacent to the National Forest where there is direct private access. There are endless opportunities for hiking, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing as well as hunting right out your back door. For downhill skiing, Purgatory Resort is 45 minutes from the property, while Wolf Creek and Silverton Mountain Ski Areas are an hour and 30 minutes away. Cross-country skiing and snow-mobiling are also available throughout the area. Summertime is filled with opportunities for riding, hiking, fishing, boating, golfing and visiting the local Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners National Monument.

Excellent golf can be found at Dalton Ranch Golf Club, Hillcrest Community Club, the private Glacier Club (memberships available), and a top-rated public course at Pinion Hills in Farmington, NM (approximately 35 miles).

Now $3,195,000 – Significant Price Adjustment

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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