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Twelve Point Buck Trail – JUST SOLD

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango

IT ALL ADDS UP – Jon Pomeroy (Architect of the finest luxury homes in Southwest Colorado) + Thomas Britt (Internationally renowned Interior Designer) + Tom Gorton (Colorado Home Builder of the Year) = A WORK OF ART. This 6,000 SF masterpiece, built on Animas City Mountain, boasts 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, additional suite with kitchenette, exercise room, den and a craft studio. On 1.2 acres surrounded by protected open space and with spectacular views of the La Plata Mountains, less than 10 minutes on paved road from historic Durango. Also available fully furnished and equipped, ready for immediate occupancy, at agreed additional consideration.

Location and Area

Nestled on a hillside with breathtaking views, this beautiful retreat is located off Twelve Point Buck Trail in the Sailing Hawks subdivision. It is just 4 miles to all the downtown shops and restaurants.

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 44,000. La Plata County Airport runs daily commercial air service to Denver, Salt Lake City, 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.

Grounds and Exterior Amenities

  • Brazilian hardwood decks on several levels surround the house and capture multiple views of the mountains
  • House built around a center outdoor alcove with stacked stone re-circulating pond and lush native grasses.
  • Irrigation system and professional landscaping with seasonal flower gardens and vegetable garden
  • Multiple sitting areas amidst gardens
  • Outside up-lighting accents landscaping and architecture
  • 2.5 acres of common space with view shed unobstructed; no further building in this area allowed
  • Sandstone steps to house flanked by native garden plantings and trees
  • 1,000 gallon buried propane tank

General Home Features

  • Well placed building site situated on 1.29 private acres surrounded by Colorado Open Space and exquisite views of La Plata Mountains
  • House designed by Jon Pomeroy, trained in the Frank Lloyd Wright style with sweeping openness to maximize each living area
  • Centrally located near downtown Durango, schools, Community Recreational Center and the head of the Colorado Hiking Trail
  • New York Interior designer, Thomas Britt, has created an elegant yet cozy and casual feeling throughout the home; all furniture and decorations (other than family heirlooms) negotiable for turn-key living
  • 6,000 SF, 4 bedroom and 4.5 bath home
  • Completely remodeled and added on to in 2000, this home offers an additional suite with second master bedroom and kitchenette
  • Separate exercise room, den, crafts studio and ‘green-house’ room
  • Ideal open floor plan with great flow for entertaining
  • Tremendous amount of natural light dances throughout the home
  • Sandstone, moss rock and concrete structural walls give inside unique, warm character, and brings outdoors inside; keeps heat in during winter and cool in summer; sandstone and moss rock from property
  • Custom built rift oak cabinetry in gourmet kitchen and bathrooms
  • Toto efficiency toilets and Jado fixtures throughout
  • Polished chrome door, bathroom and kitchen hardware throughout
  • 8-17 ft. ceilings
  • Over-sized, solid core doors on Rickson hinges
  • Wide plank, white oak flooring throughout home
  • 3 wood-burning fireplaces with gas starters
  • State-of-the-art integrated sound systems, SMART low-voltage lighting systems as well as wireless network; lighting throughout home all on dimmers
  • Recessed lighting throughout with spots for highlighting artwork and niches; stair lighting
  • Intercom paging system, SMART alarm system and security system
  • Forced heating and A/C with HEPA filters; radon mitigation system controlling radon far below EPA limits
  • Floor to ceiling fabric drapes on many windows; retractable screens on outside doors
  • 2.5 car garage is heated with cement floors and storage

Foyer

  • Steps down into open area with living room (2 seating areas), dining room and kitchen, continuing to den, providing a large open living area
  • Intricate, hand-strung, abstract Equisetum sculpture on solid wall; opposite wall looks to outside alcove with re-circulating pond and lush native grasses
  • Two guest coat closets; one for long coats and the other for casual coats hanging on swivel hooks, both with shelving above

Living Room/Dining Room/Den

  • Large area with three separate seating alcoves
  • Two wood-burning fireplace with gas starters, set into sandstone and moss rock wall
  • Dining room and seating area open to kitchen
  • Multiple floor to ceiling windows capture exquisite La Plata Mountain views
  • Large picture window with light-sensor electronic screen
  • Entire wall of built-in custom rift oak bookshelves with pull-out drawers and file cabinets; granite counter top and ample storage
  • All have beautiful views of the La Plata Mountains and open up to a Brazilian hardwood decks; perfect for entertaining
  • The expansive living room, dining room and den constitutes one open and flowing area, yet each designed with a distinctive flavor

Guest Suite – Bedroom and Atrium Bathroom (off Den)

  • Soothing large bedroom with king-size bed
  • Floor to ceiling fabric linen drapes and Roman shades
  • Hidden closet space
  • Sizable atrium bathroom built around an enclosed planter bed and large pine tree. The trunk of the tree comes up from the planter bed and the foliage on the upper branches are seen through large skylight
  • Moss rock and sandstone large open shower with dual showerheads
  • Concrete countertops with porcelain basin
  • ‘Tea for Two’ Jacuzzi tub
  • Views to the mountains, yet private

Kitchen

  • Large open kitchen with granite countertops throughout
  • Kitchenaid dishwasher
  • Sub-zero side-by-side fridge & freezer
  • 2 separate Sub-zero fridge drawers
  • Compactor
  • Warming drawer
  • Large double stainless steel sinks situated to look out at the La Plata Mountains
  • Dacor gas burners with overhead exhaust vent
  • Easy access ample storage space open shelving for larger dishes
  • Double-door pantry with pull-out shelving and drawers
  • Bi-level granite counter island with pull-out storage underneath
  • Separate granite counter computer desk
  • Utility storage/broom closet includes sink and wine rack
  • Gorgeous views of La Plata Mountains and Perrin’s Peak from kitchen work areas

Powder Room

  • Set against moss rock wall, counter to ceiling mirrors
  • Skylights give very airy feeling
  • Black glass basin sink on concrete wall-to-wall counter; black Toto toilet

Workout Room

  • Floor to ceiling mirrors on 2 walls; rubber mat flooring
  • Entrance to separate guest bathroom
  • Wired for surround sound and TV
  • Built in shelving
  • Full gym; Hoist 2 position weight machine, True treadmill, Tectrix stepper, Tectrix recumbent bike, power block hand weights, bench and mat for floor exercise

Guest Suite Two

  • King-size bed with night stands
  • Windows looking out to La Plata Mountains
  • Bathroom floor and counters of Durango Tile
  • Large shower/tub combination with sliding glass shower door enclosure
  • Counter to ceiling mirrors with oversized, hidden mirror medicine cabinet
  • Sliding glass doors out to deck

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Expansive master bedroom with several seating areas
  • Wood-burning fireplace with gas starter and alcove log storage
  • Built-in bookshelves and art ledges
  • Floor to ceiling linen drapes
  • Double sliding glass doors out to deck
  • Master bath with Durango tile counters and flooring
  • Double porcelain sinks
  • ‘Tea for Two’ Jacuzzi tub with great views of mountains
  • Separate make-up vanity with counter to ceiling mirrors
  • Separate, roomy water closet with bidet
  • Walk-in closet with his and her storage
  • Built-in pull-out Lucite drawers

Office/Studio/Separate bathroom

  • Built in drawers, work tables, shelving
  • Natural lighting
  • Entrance to bathroom from office and guest apartment; Durango tile floor and counters, porcelain sink, shower/tub combination with sliding glass doors; views out to Perrin’s Peak and gardens

Laundry Room

  • Built-in cupboards and shelving
  • Utility sink
  • Washer/dryer
  • Pull down stairs accesses attic storage

Guest Suite Apartment w/Kitchenette

  • Shared bathroom with office; see above
  • Double doors cleverly hides kitchenette
  • 4-burner electric range
  • Wide porcelain sink
  • Fridge; microwave; exhaust fan
  • Built-in cupboards and drawers
  • Living area with 2-walls of windows looking out to Perrin’s Peak
  • Roman shades of linen and dimming screens on all windows
  • Separate bedroom with king-size bed
  • Double door wall-to-wall recessed closets with built in drawers and shelving
  • Beautiful views of Perrin’s Peak

‘Green House’ Room

  • Grow lights
  • Built-in stainless steel counters and shelving
  • Utility sink

Garage

  • 2.5 car garage
  • Heated with concrete floors
  • Utility storage closet with built-in shelving

Wildlife and Recreation

The property has an ideal combination of woodlands, manicured lawns and gardens in a very private setting. Commonly seen are migrating elk, deer, coyote, red tail hawks, eagles, and many other small animals and birds. For downhill skiing, Durango Mountain Resort is 35 minutes from the property, while Wolf Creek and Silverton Mountain Ski Areas are 1 1/2 hours away. Cross-country skiing and snow-mobiling are also available throughout the area. The beginning of the Colorado Trail is just ¼ mile from the property. 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 40 miles).

Offered at $1,989,000
Reduced from $2,595,000

*Also available on a completely furnished and equipped turn-key basis, price to be agreed upon.

Co-listed with Debra Parmenter, Coldwell Banker Heritage.

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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