This home benefits from stunningly majestic views due to its one-of-a-kind location situated in the hanging valley just beyond Turtle Lake and above the Animas River Valley. Framed by red cliffs and lush pastoral landscapes, and perched upon 2 idyllic useable acres above its neighbors, it's no exaggeration to say that views from this residence are superior to any other this close to town. It's also rare in Durango to reside in a home with a sweeping and gorgeous rural setting while being only a few minutes to Main Avenue and the multitude of sought after features that Durango is known for, including exceptional dining, shopping and recreational amenities. Hiking and biking trails are abundant and rock climbing and bouldering are world-class just on the other side of your front door. This is the Durango lifestyle at its epicenter and most optimal. Take a seat on one of the oversized decks to look out over the valley at your horses in the field, or just to admire the magnificence of the glacial carved landscape. This location also offers exceptional privacy with open space behind and beside the home. Other features of this residence include: 4 bedroom / 3 bath / 2 car PLUS garage with ample workshop space; Completely renovated and reconstructed in 2012; 2 acres - pasture is fenced and gated with up to 2 horses allowed; New drainage and grading with drainage gutters; Landscaped with wildflower flower beds, poppy flowers, honeysuckle, clematis, and more; Exterior workshop / party barn space; Vacation Rental potential!; NO HOA; Open living / dining with sliding glass doors to the huge wrap-around covered deck space to take in the views; In-floor radiant heating; Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, 5 burner Kenmore Elite gas range, Bosch microwave, Stainless steel appliances, wine fridge and custom wine rack, pantry on both sides of the fridge, raised breakfast bar with custom pendant lighting; Incredible master suite with decks leading to the expansive views; Lower level game room / bar area with additional bedroom and separate entrance allowing for a perfect mother-in-law or guest residence. Be sure to ask your Realtor for the full list of features and benefits attached to the details of this listing.