This iconic, solar, riverfront, in-town Durango home, with its two-story Georgian columns, has long been a familiar feature from the Animas River's edge. Located since 1954 high above a popular trout pool, the home sits in view of the stunning La Plata Mountains, the City Riverwalk, the celebrated Durango/Silverton Narrow-Gauge Train, and the Durango High School. Situated on 0.846 acres on the largest lot in the Riverview Heights neighborhood, the 6000-square-foot home features 10-foot ceilings throughout; 5 bedrooms; den/office/sitting room; 4 baths; 4-car attached garage; guest quarters; professionally restored enclosed solar-heated in-ground swimming pool with a Fastlane feature; in-ground fiberglass hot tub, fully-lit cedar-lined sauna. The Main Level features the Master Bedroom Suite, with fabulous views of the La Platas and Animas River, dressing room with built-in bureaus and closets, and bath with a Jacuzzi tub. Riverside living room, wood floors, fireplace (Heatilator) and carved wood mantle; riverside separate formal dining room, wood floors. Both the living room and dining room take in all the amazing views. The kitchen features a kitchen nook, custom Hibachi Pit, and a separate 5x12 pantry. A 13x13 solarium on the large porch off the master bedroom provides passive heat for the south wing of the home, one of the many features that keep the home warm and utility bills small. The guest quarters have 3 bedrooms (attached by a lighted loft), 2 baths, and its own entrance. The Lower Level features one bedroom; den/office/sitting room; great room with an oversize Fieldstone fireplace, an eight-foot wet bar, 30-gallon Aquarium, full-size Pool Table and equipment, a custom wrought-iron food smoker; small kitchen with custom wrought-iron-security door. Off of the great room leading outside, there is a patio that extends the full length of the home...it is a wonderful setting to relax, entertain your family and friends, and soak in the spectacular 180-degree views. Also on the lower level are the enclosed 20x36 in-ground swimming pool with up-to-date mechanics, drains, liner and digital circulating pump; an in-ground fiberglass hot tub; a sauna (a previous elevator could be restored). The four-car garage boasts a workshop, storage room, and an eight-foot deep below-floor mechanic's pit. Special features: Swimming pool; sauna; house-wide solar; playhouse; fruit trees; 7500W PV solar system; sprinkler system; custom Inswing 5x5 windows; RV parking and cleanout. Close to schools, downtown, library, recreation center, walking trails, Chapman Hill's skate arena and ski hill.