Resting in the tranquil Durango foothills, this classic ranchette effortlessly reflects the beautiful vistas that surround the 10-acre property. The home and grounds are meticulously maintained, making it perfect for those seeking a soothing, harmonious retreat with peaceful, country living. I invite you to experience an authentic Colorado lifestyle with an abundant room to roam on horseback, snowshoes or hiking, or enjoy the grounds of the property with its raised garden, woodshed and detached chicken coop. There is no HOA so you will be free to bring all manner of toys, horses, and chickens. The garden was built approximately two years ago, it includes a perimeter game fence with horse wire, compost pile, six raised beds, six 3-year-old cherry, apple and plum trees, and a drip irrigation system to water all trees directly from the well. Featuring a covered farmhouse-style wrap-around porch, you will be able to maximize outdoor living and savor the expansive Colorado skies year-round from the south-facing deck or the covered front. Given these features, this is the perfect year-round home, a 2nd home or vacation rental. Throughout this cozy and intimate home, you will appreciate the fine attention to detail and architectural marvels. Upon entering you will be drawn to the great room with its soaring cathedral ceilings, trimmed with tongue and groove paneling, giving the space a traditional mountain ambiance. At the heart of the room, a river rock fireplace with a woodturning stove will keep this space cozy in the winter. The halls naturally fill with warmth due to the many custom windows that are strategically placed throughout, allowing for the natural light and meadow views to illuminate this charming, handcrafted home. The current owners recently remodeled with fresh paint, new light fixtures and carpeting; additionally, the kitchen has been updated with a stainless appliance package, including an induction cooktop. This open kitchen has a large center island, granite counters, an elegant tiled backsplash, gourmet appliances, red oak flooring and is accented by crisp, white cabinetry with stainless drawer pulls. The home has 3 bedrooms in total, the master suite is located on the main floor just off the great room. The suite bathroom features dual vanities, jacuzzi tub and a new shower. There is a half-bath conveniently located in the entry hallway. Upstairs, through the, mezzanine hallway will be another full bath just before one of the bedrooms. The other bedroom is at the opposite end of the hall, through there is a spacious bonus room located above the 2-car garage. Finally, there is a large unfinished basement, which is ideal for storage. This location is enabled with excellent internet service by Viper Broadband. The home has a helpful AcuRite wireless weather station installed, which can be remotely accessed via wi-fi. As a bonus, electricity has been brought out to a future barn site if the new owner wishes to continue with construction. There is a directional antenna installed on the roof of the home as part of the weBoost, Multi-Room cellular signal amplifier system, this includes coaxial cabling installed in the attic to connect the rooftop antenna to the signal amplifier located in the office, which is connected to an indoor signal amplification antenna. Situated in two different tax districts, you will have the benefit of choosing either the Durango or Bayfield school district. Please note that the seller is offering to sell some furnishings separately.