In the Durango area real estate market in October, there was a series of Noteworthy sales for Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty. Farm & ranch properties and luxury residential homes priced over $1 million and listed with Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty generated almost $17.2 million in volume, as reported by the Durango Area Association of Realtors with an average of 91 days on the market.
Of the 13 luxury properties sold in the Durango area in October of 2021, 70% of the transactions involved an agent at Legacy Properties West. Below is a highlighted list of Noteworthy sales for the month of October.
This estate has approximately 12-acres of the most captivating views of the Needles of the San Juan Mountain range and Electra Lake in a very private, secure, and pristine setting at the very end of a road. The approximately 10,700 SF home is complete with everything imaginable ready for your comfort and gracious entertaining. Decorated with luxurious finishes and fabrics, this expansive yet cozy home with an open floor plan is the epitome of casual mountain elegance. The main house has 4 bedrooms and bathroom suites, 3 half baths, gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry, separate dining room, 3 living areas, office, media theater room, 5 wood-burning, and gas fireplaces, and a separate 2,200 SQ FT guesthouse with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, all with stunning views right outside your windows. There is an oversized 3+-car heated garage with an additional heated RV garage with extra tall door. Relax outside much of the year while sitting in front of your outdoor wood-burning fireplace, a built-in BBQ, with two levels of decks and patios from which to enjoy the exquisite mountain and lake views. This is a spot of exceptional beauty and appeal!
Sold: 10/7/2021 / $6,225,000
Looking for that unicorn at Purgatory Resort?? Look no further! This Sitzmark condo provides luxury, convenience, skier access, and privacy all in one gorgeous package. This end unit was completely gutted, redesigned by an architect, and rebuilt top to bottom in 2006. A huge wrap-around deck was added at the same time. Tucked into the aspens at the base of the slopes, you have spectacular views of the Needles Mountains and intimate privacy at the same time. Skiing home at the end of a great day on the slopes is easy and getting to the lifts in the morning is a few steps and then you click in and ski down to the 6 pack. With 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths, there is room for everyone. Plus the main living area with wrap-around windows has dining seating for 8 plus additional room at the kitchen bar. Finishes include stainless appliances, granite counters in the kitchen and bathrooms, cherry cabinets, and hardwood floors. This condo is truly one of a kind.
Sold: 10/13/2021 / $1,100,000
Welcome to 10236 County Road 250, a remarkable 4 BR/4.5 BA custom home (6392 SF), plus 2 BR/1.5 BA guest house (1628 SF) with Hermosa Cliff views right along Coon Creek at the end of a private drive, all just 10 miles from downtown Durango. This entertainer’s dream features outdoor decking surrounding most of the home which can be enjoyed during the 300 + days of sunshine or at night, enjoying access, even fishing on the creek bordering the property. The minute you enter the main house you feel a touch of rustic warmth from the large plank reclaimed oak wood floors and the Douglas fir barn timber truss accents which complement the ceiling of the spacious main gathering area of this fine home. The single-level floor plan flows seamlessly with a large, open kitchen/dining room, living room, and family room, most with French door access to the outdoor decks. The deck overlooks one of two beautiful ponds. The grounds are landscaped and irrigated with water from the property. Sub-irrigation provides an abundance of water for green pastures all summer long. This property truly has it all.
Sold: 10/15/2021 / $2,985,000
Surrounded by Ponderosa Pines and stunning panoramic views, this beautiful rustic yet sophisticated updated log home and property have all the features for someone who wants country, tranquility, and beauty without having to go to the wilderness to find it. Situated on 9.62 acres, there is a brand-new large barn with a second level, (unfinished) a covered loafing shed, and fenced pasture. A detached three-car garage, with 365 SF heated 2-room studio or office with plenty of well-designed storage/workshop. Located just 10 minutes from downtown Durango, 7 minutes from Lake Nighthorse, it is close to schools, shopping, doctor’s offices, the Animas River, and all of Durango’s community resources.
Sold: 10/15/2021 / $1,195,000
Quality and luxury abound in this beautiful mountain craftsman-style home, one of the finest in the Durango area. Set on three acres in the premier subdivision of Two Dogs, this alpine setting takes advantage of the surrounding views and natural beauty of southwest Colorado. The subdivision features gated entry, paved roads and central utilities. A spacious, open floor plan offers 6,684 square feet of quality living space and custom finishes. With four suites, a gourmet kitchen, and a spectacular great room this home blends rugged charm with state-of-the-art comfort. Tons of Telluride stone, hand-hewn Douglas Fir timbers from century-old buildings were used to create a dramatic and functional ceiling. Ideally located, the property is minutes from outstanding recreation at Purgatory Resort and 36 holes of pure mountain golf at Glacier Club. There is a small pond with a private dock ideal for a paddle in your canoe or kayak. Special features include a private 10’x10′ dock on the pond and a water feature cascading past the entry underneath the kitchen deck to the 35′ x 90′ pond.
Sold: 10/19/2021 / $3,500,000
Tastefully remodeled in-town home with oversized garage! This 3,432 square foot house has been updated from top to bottom. Entering the home you are greeted with an abundance of natural light. Just up the stairs is the brand new re-designed kitchen with all new cabinets, quartz countertops, GE café appliances, and custom wood shelving. The open concept floor plan allows for entertaining at its best. The private backyard backs up to a trailhead system and has plenty of yard to enjoy the outdoors and plant your garden or flowers in the raised beds. Newly installed engineered hardwood floors are throughout the main house along with fresh paint, carpet and all the bathrooms have a modern update. A new gas fireplace is featured in the living room surrounded by white brick and open shelving. The master suite is upstairs along with a spa-like 5 piece bath and private deck. Every attention to detail was made in this remodeled home and is move-in ready! Do not miss out on this opportunity to be in town close to shopping, schools, and trails.
Sold: 10/27/2021 / $1,248,518
661 County Road 201
Colorado, La Plata County, Durango
Unbeatable location just minutes from downtown Durango and the Falls Creek recreational area. The home was tastefully remodeled in 2018. The 11-acre property borders public land and is truly breathtaking. With Junction Creek running through the east part of the property, an artesian spring-fed pond, mature landscaping, lush green grass, and striking cliff views from the beautiful stone patio, you will never want to leave this serene home and all that it has to offer. The property also boasts a great horse set up with a quonset barn, paddock area, and 2 pastures for grazing. The large carport and detached original garage provide additional storage and outbuilding space for all the toys! Come tour this peaceful, cozy home and you will feel right at home and won’t want to leave.
Sold: 10/20/2021 / $999,500