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Tour - MLS Number 43B996

Skywater Ranch...Gracious, mountain resort-style living, without compromise. Nestled in a grove of majestic Ponderosa pines in the heart of the north Animas River Valley, this private 61-acre estate is next to the San Juan National Forest and offers private resort living in a prime location, including its own waterfall, private stream, extensive gardens and several ponds, yet only minutes from historic downtown Durango, award-winning golf and the Purgatory Ski Resort. Featuring a spectacular custom built log/cedar home designed for grand scale entertaining and family living, with over 13,000 SF of total constructed area, including approximately 8,997 SF of open living space, 3 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, gourmet chef’s kitchen, great room, office, library, home theater, billiard and game room, exercise room, and a climate controlled wine cellar and a 2 car garage. For outdoor entertaining you’ll find extensive decks and in the back of the house, a large flagstone terrace with a built-in Dynamic cooking system, wood burning fireplace in a stacked moss rock wall, a large covered hot tub, and a rock fountain with cascading stream to soothe your senses. Skywater Ranch also features a 1,148 SF, 2-bedroom, 2-bath Valley Guesthouse, a 1,992 SF, 2-bedroom, 1 bath Stone Cottage, a custom-built 1,184 SF, 4-bay garage suitable for RV storage, multiple cars, lawn and garden equipment, as well as an 1,114 SF custom livestock barn with a separate feed/tack space plus several outbuildings. This