Welcome to your luxurious Colorado Mountian Retreat. 575 CR 253, is located in the coveted North Animas Valley, just 15 minutes from Durango. This Mountian Contemporary Home offers breathtaking views of the North Animas Valley and Engineer Mountain, from its perched rim lot. County Road 253, (AKA Missionary Ridge Road) offers privacy and direct access to the San Juan National Forest. Access the 6.75 acre property is through a secure, gated entrance and wraparound driveway. Stepping into the home, you are greeted by warm earth tones and an expansive open floor plan that includes the kitchen, dining room, and great room. Head straight through the great room and out the double doors to enjoy the large dining and entertaining deck off the west side of the home. Here you can enjoy the views of the 13,000 foot peaks of Engineer and Spud Mountian, as well as the Animas Valley below. Back inside the home, you will find ample room and privacy for you and all your guests. There are four bedroom suites, each with their own private patio deck, double sink full bathrooms, and room to stretch-out and relax. The Master Suite can be found on the second floor on the south side of the home, with balcony views of Engineer, large soaking tub, walk-in shower, and large walk-in closet. Need a place for the kids? There is a dedicated bunk room in the basement, with mini fridge, wet-bar style sink and counter top space, and a full bathroom. The interior of this spacious home is rounded off with a lounge room between the north and south wings, an entertainment room, two built-in computer work stations, two laundry rooms, custom touches and quality construction methods throughout. Last but not least, enjoy the highly desired mature outdoor living space which is protected by a wraparound ornamental steel fence, which offers an elegant enhancement to the property while providing additional security. This property has been in the VRBO pool since Thanksgiving of 2020, and is performing well. Call Listing Broker for more details.