Areas and Lifestyles of Southwest Colorado
The experience that comes with searching for a home is also based on lifestyle. We have developed a series of videos below highlighting the areas and lifestyle opportunities in Southwest Colorado.
Durango Area Video
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.
Dalton Area Video
Situated in the magnificent Animas Valley, just 6 miles north of historic downtown Durango, Dalton Ranch Golf Club offers an unparalleled lifestyle that combines natural beauty with spectacular amenities. The 18-hole links style course winds its way along the Animas River below the towering red cliffs of the beautiful San Juan Mountains, making it a grand course to play, just as inspiring as it is challenging.
Mancos Area Video
The Mancos Valley continues a 140+ year tradition as a center of ranching at the edge of the San Juan Mountains and the National Forest. Observe cowboys herding cattle on horseback, log cabins, ranch houses and peaceful hills and fields.
Purgatory Resort Area Video
Purgatory Resort is located in the stunning San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado, 25 miles (42 km) north of the town of Durango. Established in 1965, Purgatory offers 99 trails, including 5 terrain parks, over 1,500 skiable acres,88 trails and 12 lifts, including one six-person and one high speed quad lift. Average annual snowfall is 260 inches per year, and artificial snow is produced on approximately one-fifth of the mountain. Facilities at the resort include condos that are rented out by their owners to vacationing tourists, a nightclub/bar at the bottom of the ski slopes by the chair lifts, a shuttle that goes back and forth from the resort to the nearby town of Durango, and a ski school with "bunny slopes".