13.62 private acres within minutes of downtown Durango. This stunning, one of kind home is 3, 321 SF, 4 BR/3 BA with a generous single level floor plan. Located in Deer Island Preserve; A community which values the integrity and beauty of the high desert setting and strives to maintain and preserve its unique character. Owners enjoy deeded access to the Animas river with easements along the riverbank, enabling you to enjoy the peace and serenity of this diverse riparian ecosystem. The property has a shared pond with the next door neighbor for swimming, paddle boarding and recreation. All of this with low HOA dues that are primarily for maintaining the road and are based on an as needed basis. There are deeded irrigation rights for your vegetable garden, fruit trees and a greenhouse so you can get an early start. There are over 800 SF of raised garden beds. The Sellers of this home have enjoyed having chickens and fresh eggs. The oversized 3 car garage is perfect for all of your toys, additionally there is a 20' X 8' storage shed for overflow as well as dry storage above the garage. The interior of the home was lovingly updated in 2015. A great home to relax and entertain friends and family. Call today for more information about this great property.