Let nature entertain you in this hidden sanctuary just 7 minutes from charming downtown Durango. Surrounded by blooming landscaping, soothing sounds of the waterfall, amazing views of Barnroof Point, Lightner Creek Valley and Twin Buttes, it is hard to find words more descriptive than INCREDIBLE! This home sits on 8.2 acres and adjacent to 13,000 acres of Perins Peak State Wildlife Preserve with close access to beautiful Dry Fork, Twin Buttes and the Colorado Trail systems. The winding drive takes you up to both levels of the 4282 square foot, two story home. There is plenty of room to park multiple vehicles and RV‚'s. The property‚'s outdoor areas include three expansive decks which allow you to chase the sun and shade, view lush waterfall and pond, and access walking paths meandering amongst stone benches, trails twisting up into the forest, as well as a large, fenced garden area with fruit trees, raspberries, grapes, gooseberries, wild flowers, vegetables, herbs with room for much more. Upper Level: You will be WOWED immediately by the 17ft vaulted ceiling complete with iron tie rods lending the space an industrial accent, complimented by stunning crystal chandeliers, window seat with large picture window overlooking the valley and the fully functional, gorgeous antique potbellied stove statement piece. On this level you will also enjoy an open and bright new kitchen, walk in pantry, two bathrooms, den/office/guest bedroom, lofted library with storage, living room, dining area and huge great room all with views to die for! Lower Level: You‚'ve never seen a ‚'lower level‚' quite like this with 10 ft wood beam ceilings, three huge bedrooms, two full baths, spacious mud/hobby/laundry/exercise/storage room and a peaceful patio off the master to enjoy your morning coffee or a good book. Words alone cannot describe this truly unique, peaceful retreat. Come see this home today! Upgrades completed in 2021: Two new furnaces, new chef‚'s kitchen, additional ' upper level spa bathroom with bidet, Italian porcelain tile throughout, new lighting, new Trex south deck, new pump saver for well, new irrigation pump, new pond pump, added railings, gates and fence for kids and pets, and new landscaping including garden paths and monument stones creating ultimate outdoor entertaining areas. A new garage door and roof was completed in April of 2023!