When you ask a local why they choose to live in Durango, Colorado they usually say to be nestled in the trees, the outdoor lifestyle, great schools, and being close to town. Durango is truly the last little mountain town in Colorado; and this home is surely to make your dream come to life. Just 15 minutes to downtown or a short back road drive to the hospital, this is a great central location. Or take a left on to the county road and you will be on your way to two of the area's most beautiful reservoirs, Lemon Lake or Vallecito Lake. This craftsman built home sits on a paved road, and a great community of large parcel homes with no HOA. Pulling up to the house you will see a large trek deck patio, a stone grand entry and a large and extra deep three car garage. The garage has four built in lift systems, perfect for seasonal storage, and a work sink. Through the front door you are greeted with natural wood vaulted ceilings, a formal dining room, a gorgeous chef's kitchen with new counters, double ovens, an eat in bar, and a cabinet camouflaged large fridge. You will love sitting in the living room upstairs with the gas fireplace, and the large windows providing natural sunlight and views. Looking for a home with a main level owner's suite? This house you covered with a spacious bedroom with a beautiful soaking tub, walk in shower, and an expansive walk in closet. The main level also has another bedroom suite with a nicely sized bathroom with walk in shower. This bathroom also serves dual purpose and can be entered from the entry to provide guests with a very nice powder room. The entire house has radiant in floor heating that surrounds you like a warm leather glove. Downstairs the fun begins and it's the perfect hangout! With a wet bar, gas fireplace, entertainment wiring, pool room and/or movie theater room this will make your home the spot! The current owners have done all the legwork in getting three augmented wells, and preliminary separation of the parcel into an opportunity for someone to complete and be able to have two lots they could sell, if they wanted to make some return on investment.The backyard space is exceptional and low maintenance. There is a fire pit, covered patio, and mixed low maintenance landscaping that really showcases the house in spring, summer, and fall. Please reach out for more information. Vacation rentals are allowed. From the owners: 'We loved living here. Far from the madding crowd & heat of Phoenix, we found Durango to be the elixir we were looking for; a place of profound beauty and serenity. We treasure most our many nature walks, with our dog Stogie, right in our own 'backyard at Taylor Ranch. The peace & quiet of many acres to just explore & enjoy provided many hours of 'the good life for both man & dog.