Type or UseEstate Home
Perched on a forest bench looking across Electra Lake to the Needles Mountains, this exquisite custom log home features a unique and elegant design that incorporates a multitude of stunning views from virtually every window within the structure. The 9,863 square foot, 5 bedroom, 7 bath home has been a labor of love by the finest craftsmen from Edgewood Log Homes of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho working with the master builders at VB Construction based in Telluride, Colorado. The estate includes an impressive array of luxury features and is surrounded by the natural beauty of the exclusive gated 212-acre Windom Ranch community and its wonderful amenities.
The Pines at Windom Ranch is nestled in a lush glacier carved valley, set in the spectacular San Juan Mountains, a convenient 25 minutes north of Durango off of Highway 550. Windom Ranch itself is paradise found. As a private gated community, it is a place of peaceful serenity and beauty. It is exclusive and private yet convenient to all of the area’s recreational and social amenities. 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, and many cultural activities. For downhill skiing, Durango Mountain Resort is two miles from Windom Ranch, while Silverton Mountain Ski Area is an hour away and Wolf Creek one-and-a-half hours away. Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are also available throughout the area. Summertime is filled with opportunities for riding, hiking, fly fishing, boating, golfing and visiting the local Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners National Monument. There are endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. Durango 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 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.