Enjoy expansive views of La Plata Canyon! This home is warm and quiet with 2x6' construction, solid core doors between rooms and insulation in the walls, ceilings, rafters and crawl space. The many Hurd, Low E windows fill the rooms with light. Custom features include pine trim, knotty pine cabinets and granite countertops throughout. There is 3 zone hot water baseboard heat throughout. The great room features attractive, hand-troweled plaster. The ceiling is 10 tall in the main living area and has a thermostatically controlled Buck stove for wood or coal. (Also a gas line has been piped into beside it) There is an unheated, 16x19' enclosed room off the living area with exterior access for your creative use. The bedroom downstairs has a bath. The upstairs has the master suite, plus a full bath, an office and the 3rd bedroom. Furniture, washer and dryer are negotiable. The 35x50' garage/workshop with 2x8 construction has in-floor propane heat (from its own boiler) in the 5 slab. It has an open span engineered roof with 12 insulated ceilings and three 10x10 doors. The extensive shelving is included. The owners planned to install a walk-in freezer in the NW 5x5 corner space is unheated. The controls for the greenhouse are housed in the garage. The 40x80 commercial Nexus (Vail model) greenhouse was built in 2000. In 2007 the owner had it all professionally deconstructed, moved and reconstructed at this location. It has a foundation, evaporative coolers, grapes, gogi berries, a pomegranate tree, vegetables, many pots for strawberries/flowers and unplanted beds. There are several sources of heat: propane radiant at the ceiling and 2 units with blowers, a used, filtered motor oil furnace and a wood/coal stove with a thermostat. Temperatures and the fans are thermostatically controlled. The automatic watering system is supplied by two 2500 gallon cisterns which are filled by rain and from the snow melt supplied by the heat tape in the gutters.

  • MLS# 758283
  • Style House
  • Sub-Type Resale
  • Status Active
  • Year 1995
  • Days On Site 135
Bed(s) 3
Bath(s) 2 Full, 1 Three Quarter
SQ Feet 2,280
Garage 6
Story(s) Two Story
Acreage 3.00
Taxes 1,956.68
Parking Detached
Heating Hot Water Baseboard,Boiler,Wood Stove
Laundry in main level 3/4 bath
Interior Features Wood Stove,Window Coverings,Ceiling Fan(s),W/D Hookup
Available Amenities Electric,Propane-Tank Owned,Phone - Cell Reception
Listing Provided By:
Joanne McKnight  of  Keller Williams Realty Southwest Associates LLC
windows on 3 sides
what fabulous views!
all stainless steel appliances
jacuzzi tub and shower
control thermostat
control panel
radiant propane heat
Propane furnace
used motor oil furnace
wood/coal heat
pots for strawberries, geraniums or???
pomegranate tree and gogi berries
this listing $775,000
$549,000 in Other
this listing 2,280 SqFt
3,727 SqFt in Other
this listing $340 $/SqFt
$147 $/SqFt in Other
this listing 135 on site
96 on site in Other


State CO
County La Plata
City Hesperus
Zip Code 81326
Area Durango Rural
Community Name Other

Area Schools

Middle School Escalante 6-8
High School Durango 9-12

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