12208 County Road 240 1 El Gato

Durango CO, 81301


Welcome to your dream log home. Get away from the crowds and into this property that will allow for many days and nights of relaxation, privacy, and room to breathe. Located in the Florida River Valley, this 4-acre property and home have been meticulously updated with care and detail. With two living areas, one up and one down there is room for everyone. The large sleeping quarters upstairs features two walk-in closets and a balcony overlooking the well-maintained landscaping. Adjacent, you'll find a spa-inspired bathroom completely remodeled with amazing stone and tile work. Vaulted ceilings give the upstairs a great sense of space plus there is added storage for toys and winter gear. Downstairs you'll find another living area, three additional bedrooms, and a kitchen and dining area that open up to the covered back deck for outdoor entertaining. All of the guest bedrooms have large closets for storage. The main level has Saltillo tile floors that add a nice warmth to this space. The central wood-burning stove is a nice treat during winter nights. The front entrance features another deck with new Trex decking and a relaxing sitting area to enjoy the seasonal spring-fed creek. The house is bordered by beautiful garden beds with Colorado wildflowers and watered by a programmed, low maintenance drip system. There are mature trees all over the property creating character and offering privacy. The lawn is ideal for entertaining and yard games. The property is fenced and also includes a horse arena. The stable can provide shelter for horses. Currently, it has been outfitted as an outdoor recreation area. The third deck area is attached to the 2-car garage and offers another covered area for relaxation. This property really must be seen in person! Located near Lemon Reservoir and Lake Vallecito plus miles and miles of National Forest to explore,but still only 12 miles from Durango. This makes the perfect year-round home or a private getaway for anyone looking for a Colorado 2nd home.


Listing TypeFor Sale
StatusPending - Show
Days On Site62


Bath(s) 2 Total
SQ Feet2,568
Story(s)Two Story
Water FrontYes

Additional Information

HeatingForced Air,Central Electric,Wood Stove
Available AmenitiesElectric

Market Activity 81301

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Area Information
CountyLa Plata
Zip Code81301
AreaDurango Rural
Community NameLos Ranchitos
Middle SchoolMiller 6-8
High SchoolDurango 9-12
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Listing Updated: 10/24/2020

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