San Juan River Ranch
16650 County Road 500 Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147 United States

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THE RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT...… If your looking for your Colorado Dream home this is it! This spectacular 144 acre estate ranch with 1 mile of the San Juan River will certainly not disappoint. The Custom designed 3108 sq. ft Timber framed main home...
Julee Glynn
  • Real Estate Professional
743 Main Avenue
Durango, Colorado 81301 United States
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Full Baths
8,476 Sq Ft.
144.49 Acres
Single Family Homes
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About 16650 County Road 500

THE RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT...… If your looking for your Colorado Dream home this is it! This spectacular 144 acre estate ranch with 1 mile of the San Juan River will certainly not disappoint. The Custom designed 3108 sq. ft Timber framed main home has many upgrades such as granite counters, a floor to ceiling native river rock wall with a wood burning fireplace, reclaimed wood on the floors and ceilings, high end stainless steel appliances, upper end cabinetry with slide out shelves, Copper Hood Exhaust fan over a 6 burner stove with side griddle, TREX Decking, Stamped concrete with flagstone walkway, Hot Tub, master on the main level, two additional bedrooms on the 2nd level with a 'tree house' feel, beautiful baths, walk in closet and an abundance of natural light throughout the home. Tucked in the huge cottonwoods and pine trees, with the river bank literally steps from the back deck, you will be amazed at the beauty, quiet and relaxation. The guest/caretakers log home has 3564 sq. feet with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and has been renovated. The great room has large windows, a wood burning stove and beautiful wood floors. The kitchen leads out to a nice deck area, open to the dining area and this home is loaded with plenty of storage throughout. There is also a bonus space with an extra bedroom, living area and efficient kitchen below. The ranch also offers a 3 stall heated shop, is equipped with water, ceramic heaters, air filters, work benches and roll-up doors for equipment and/or toys. You will also find a tack room, chicken coop, a round pen, storage and garden shed. There are water rights, hay meadows that are irrigated with 5 lines of 'K-line pods'. A newer irrigation pump has been installed which allows full water coverage in the meadows with underground piping (24 hours/day for 7 days/week, rotating every 24 hours). The parameter of the ranch has been fenced and cross-fenced with metal pipe and vinyl mesh wire for rotational grazing. Gardener? No problem! There is a large Geodesic Greenhouse with a water storage system, fig tree and plenty of room to start your garden or flowers. You will also find raised garden beds just outside the greenhouse. A perfect opportunity to start a commercial gardening business! Previous work with the Army Core of Engineers spent extensive time creating fish pockets with rockwork and bank improvements to prevent erosion. A true fly fisherman's dream fishing hole! This diverse property allows many other possibilities for the avid fly fisherman, the sportsman, the horseman or thinking outside of the box, possibilities offer a guest ranch, a rehabilitation center, a kids camp, fishing camp, hay production on 40 acres, an orchard, commercial garden. The possibilities are endless! The hunting enthusiast will certainly enjoy the plethora of wildlife from Turkeys, Bear, Deer & Elk bedding in the north pasture or meandering on the property across the river and on the 24 private acres across CR 500. The walking path offers the avid bird watcher many bird species; Eagles, Geese, Osprey, birds large and small and of all colors and an occasional Blue Haring. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a majestic Colorado estate right on the San Juan River and immersed by the mighty San Juan Mountains. You will not be disappointed!


  • 2 Fireplaces
  • Barn
  • Breakfast Bar
  • Carpeted Floors
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Finished Basement
  • Granite Countertops
  • Guest House
  • Horse Facilities
  • Kitchen Island
  • Partially Fenced
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Spa / Hot Tub
  • Storage
  • Tile Flooring
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • wood stove fireplace
  • Gardens
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • Stables
  • Underground Lawn Sprinkler
  • Workshop
  • Washer Included
  • Dryer Included
  • Caretaker House
  • Live Water
  • Area Horse Riding/Stables
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Cable
  • Guest Suite
  • Wood Heating
  • 1 Fireplace
  • Radiant Floor Heating
  • Stall Shower
  • Cathedral Ceilings


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2 Car Garage, Attached Garage
lot description
near bike paths, Level, Mountain Views, River, Water View, Waterfront, Wooded, Jogging / Biking Path, River view, Access Type Road, Snowmobiling, County Street, Storage Shed, Wood Siding, mixed flooring, Open, Private Road
land usage
Hobby Farm, Vineyard, Cattle Ranch, Recreational Ranch, Horse Ranch

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This Pagosa Springs Single Family Homes is for Sale at $4,450,000 USD and was built in 2002. Has 8,476 Sq.Ft. on a lot of 144.49 Acres and it's composed from 7 bedrooms, 5 full baths.