Durango Rural Durango CO Real Estate

Welcome to Destination Ranch! Only 9 miles from Downtown Durango, this private retreat feels like you are tucked away in a secluded oasis while providing easy year round access to Durango Proper. Lot 7 is one of the largest in the development with 54+ acres sitting in the back of the subdivision with incredible views of the La Platas, Perins Peak, and beyond. There is a stream-fed pond overlooking the La Platas which feel right beyond the parcel's edge. With easy access to the State of Colorado Wilderness along its border and private access to the San Juan National Forest, this exclusive sanctuary leads to an expansive stretch of nature's playground. The gated community of Destination Ranch encompasses grassy meadows, rolling hills, cliffs covered in Aspen, Fir, Spruce, Ponderosa, and Gamble Oak as well as Elk, Deer, Bald Eagles, and Native Peregrine Falcon. The pristine setting is one not overlooked by the location scouts of Hollywood who chose Destination Ranch as a film location for the movie City Slickers. Destination Ranch has agricultural exemption with annual taxes less than $20, a private community water system as well as electricity and phone connections close to the prime building sites. There is a conservation easement in place to help maintain the ambiance this land offers. Don‚'t miss your chance to own arguably one of the finest parcels in the subdivision!