134 Vaca Place Durango CO Real Estate

Don't miss this opportunity to own your mountain get-away with its own huge workshop! This 2,796 square foot recently upgraded home with attached 2-car garage, and the 1,120 square foot private apartment located above the oversized 4-car garage, all of which sits on an 8-acre wooded lot with views of the Florida River Valley and ridge lines, located in the pristine Los Ranchitos community! Just 5 miles from Lemon Reservoir, and 12 miles from Historic Downtown Durango. Please be sure to check out the 3D virtual tour link! The property is great as a full time or part time residence; it offers easy maintenance. Located in a private subdivision, the home is accessed by a circular driveway, which leads to the large covered front deck featuring stout wood timbers, and the welcoming front entry door. The recent improvements to the property include: new metal roof on the main house in 2015, ceramic tiles in the kitchen and downstairs, sturdy engineered wood floors in the living area and master bedroom, stainless-steel appliances, two new water heaters, pellet stove in the detached garage, light fixtures, 2-acre parcel was recently fire mitigated, new built TREX deck with new Hot Tub included, and much more! The home has central air-conditioning! **MAIN RESIDENCE features 3 bedrooms plus office, 3.5 bath offering an open floor plan. Stepping into the home you'll notice the impressive great room with tall vaulted ceilings, huge windows to enjoy the lovely views, engineered wood floors for easy up keeping, and the floor to ceiling river rock fireplace, which is very efficient and heats the main level well. The beautifully upgraded open kitchen makes this home ideal for entertaining, and offers a spacious island, sturdy surface Corian countertops, oak cabinets, recessed lighting and new stainless-steel appliances including, gas range with 4-burner cooktop, refrigerator, dishwasher, and double kitchen sink with modern faucet. The dining area has a wide-open space where you can enjoy quiet meals with family or big dinner parties with your friends. Beyond the kitchen you will find a laundry room with washer, dryer and space to store your outerwear and gear, and an access door into the 2-car garage offering plenty of floor to ceiling storage cabinets, the propane forced-air furnace, and two new hot water heaters are located here as well. The main-level master suite is a peaceful hideaway, with windows looking out into the forest. The roomy master bath boasts an aesthetic soaking tub, walk-in shower, dual vanity, and walk-in closet with built-in cabinets. Just outside of the great room and master suite is the expansive new TREX covered deck with a new hot tub, and stairs to the large backyard; a wonderful area for the family to spend time barbequing, and watch the kids and dogs enjoy the space among the towering ponderosa pines. On the lower level, there are two additional bedrooms, a cozy family room with closets, office and a full bathroom. **4-CAR DETACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP PLUS APARTMENT: In addition to the attached garage, there is a two story 4-car heated detached garage with own forced air-heating system, water heater, new pellet stove, and pull-through bays. The 2nd floor of this garage is fully finished with a full bathroom; perfect for a man-cave, guest quarters, hobby room or hunter/sportsman's storage dream space. There is a fenced area between the house and garage, perfect for the dogs, and two horses are allowed. The property offers extra parking space for vehicles or your RV, air streamer or camping trailer. **SUBDIVISION: The low HOA dues includes all water both indoors and outside. The Los Ranchitos community enjoys close access to hiking, biking, ATV-ing, hunting and fishing. The roads remain plowed in the wintertime and well maintained during the rest of the year. This is a beautiful residence, nestled among the stately Ponderosa pines, blue spruce, and forest meadows. This is your Colorado mountain dream home!