14688 County Road 240 Durango CO Real Estate

Welcome to The Retreat at Thunder Ridge, an exceptional opportunity to own a magnificent luxury property in the heart of Colorado Mountain Living. This custom-built retreat sits on nearly 90 acres of land, boasting an incredible border with approximately 1200 acres of BLM land. Prepare to be enchanted by Thunder Ridge, a truly unique Colorado experience that showcases brilliant design and meticulous craftsmanship. Enjoy absolute privacy in a serene and picturesque setting, all while being conveniently located less than twenty minutes away from Downtown Durango amenities, several lakes, and the regional airport. This masterpiece offers 9 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms, presenting endless possibilities for its use. Whether you envision it as a spacious family residence, a vacation home, a VRBO rental, a corporate or non-profit retreat, or even a luxury bed & breakfast with wedding and event capabilities, this property is sure to exceed your expectations. From the moment you step into the lodge through the custom stone portico, crafted with locally sourced stone from the historic Helen's Store, you'll be captivated by the utmost quality, luxury, and attention to detail. As you enter the main level, you'll be greeted by a soaring 42-foot foyer ceiling and exquisite hand-scraped saddle hickory flooring. The main level features a custom handcrafted wet bar, a pass-through wood-burning fireplace with a cedar mantle, three guest rooms with private decks, and an expansive game room. The game room is equipped with a pool table, a full-size Texas Hold 'Em game table, a built-in entertainment center, a wine cellar, and direct access to the hot tub, deck, and horseshoe pit. Additionally, a separate mud/ski entry provides ample storage for gear and skis. The amenities on this level alone will provide endless entertainment for your guests. Ascending to the second level, you'll discover three guest suites, each boasting its own balcony, and a cozy sitting area centered around a wood-burning fireplace. The commercial kitchen on this level is a chef's dream, complete with an Imperial oven/range, a deep fryer, an Everest commercial refrigerator/freezer, dual deep sinks with sprayer, a commercial dishwasher, a spacious pantry, ample counter space, and dishes, flatware, and glassware for 60 people. The 20 x 28-foot dining room comfortably accommodates 40 guests and offers a buffet serving counter, a vaulted ceiling, and access to a covered deck for delightful outdoor dining, accommodating up to 20 additional guests. This space is perfect for hosting memorable events and gatherings. The third and top level of the retreat houses two of the eight guest suites, along with a luxurious private master suite. The suite features a living room with a wood-burning fireplace, cathedral ceilings, a built-in entertainment center, and breathtaking views. The master bedroom and bathroom exude grandeur, featuring a built-in entertainment center, an exposed log beam vaulted ceiling, and an electric fireplace. The master bathroom boasts a large steam shower, a deep jetted tub for two, spacious his and hers walk-in closet, and custom dual vanities. Additionally, the master suite offers its own laundry room and separate his and hers offices. This Colorado retreat offers a plethora of desirable features, including a heated pool and hot tub, in-floor heating, exclusive areas for wedding ceremonies and events, a fire ring, a horseshoe pit, multiple covered decks, a waterfall and pond, unparalleled views, abundant wildlife, hiking trails, hunting opportunities, 4-wheeler trails, and much more! Completing the package is the attached heated 1,660 square foot 4-car garage and workshop, complete with a sound system, flat screen TV, and utility sink. Adjacent to the garage, you'll find three additional covered carport spaces. Furthermore, there's ample room for storage and recreational vehicles with a detached 4-car metal building featuring overhead storage. Call for a tour today!