Type or UseWaterfront
Located in the lush Animas River Valley, this 10-acre river property is special in all regards. There is a remodeled 4,414 SF, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home, 1,200 SF caretaker apartment, barn and storage shed. The property is graced with mature trees and shrubs, 3 seasonal ponds, Animas River frontage and fenced irrigated pasture with senior water rights from the Reid Ditch and some water rights from the Animas River. This is a rare find in the Animas River Valley.
Animas Valley Farm is nestled in a picturesque red cliff and tree-lined valley, a convenient seven minutes north of Durango, a town of rural mountain charm and character. Durango has many big city conveniences, including a state-of-the-art new hospital, many fine restaurants, hotels, shopping, a four-year college, plus golf courses, first class fly fishing, numerous outdoor hiking and biking trails, and endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. It 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, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque 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.