BEST VALUE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE BETWEEN 2.5-4 MIL IN THE DURANGO AREA! DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS RARE OPPORTUNITY! Welcome to The Retreat at Thunder Ridge, a rare opportunity to have an extraordinary slice of Colorado Mountain Living with this custom built retreat, set on nearly 90 acres bordering approximately 1200 ACRES OF BLM LAND! There are numerous features you would want with such a Colorado get-away including a pool & hot tub, in floor heat, exclusive wedding ceremony and reception areas, fire ring, horseshoe pit, multiple covered decks, waterfall & pond, unparalleled views, abundant wildlife, hiking, hunting and much more! Enjoy complete privacy in a serene setting, yet less than twenty minutes to Downtown Durango, several lakes and the regional airport. Quality, luxury and attention to detail are apparent the moment you enter the lodge through the custom portico, crafted with stone culled from the original foundation of local landmark, Helen's Store. Enjoy the open feeling of a soaring 42' foyer ceiling and custom, hand scraped saddle hickory flooring. The upper level contains two of eight guest rooms and a private master suite. The suite features a living room with wood burning fireplace, cathedral ceiling, built in entertainment center and gorgeous views. The master bed & bath is vast, raving with a built-in entertainment center, exposed log beam vaulted ceiling, and electric fireplace. The master bath contains a large steam shower, deep jetted tub for two, large his and hers walk-in closet, and custom dual vanities. A formal dining room with hardwood flooring and built-in hutch, with granite counter, leads to the masterfully crafted kitchen headlining custom cabinetry, custom center island, stunning granite counters, and high-end stainless-steel appliances. Additionally the master suite boasts it's own laundry room, and two office spaces. Thunder Ridge vaunts eight guest rooms, each with its own private bath. The 2nd level features three guest rooms with individual balconies, a wood burning fireplace with three comfortable sitting areas, ranging from intimate to large and open, and the commercial kitchen and dining area. The commercial kitchen includes everything you need to create gourmet meals for large groups: Imperial oven/range, deep fryer, Everest commercial refrigerator/freezer, dual deep sinks with sprayer, commercial dishwasher, huge pantry, ample counter space, and dishes/flatware/glassware for 60. The 20 x 28' dining room can seat 40, has a buffet serving counter, vaulted ceiling, and access to a covered deck for outdoor dining of up to 20 additional guests. The main level encompasses a custom hand crafted wet bar, a pass-thru wood burning fireplace with custom cedar mantle, three guest rooms with private decks, and an immense game room. The game room features a pool table, a full-size Texas Hold 'Em game table, built-in entertainment center, a wine cellar, and access to the hot tub deck and horseshoe pit. Top all of that off with the attached, heated 1, 660 Sq. Ft. 4 car garage and workshop with sound system, flat screen TV and utility sink. 3 additional covered carport spaces are found next to the garage. Lastly there is ample room for storage and toys with a detached 4 car metal building with overhead storage. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity, call today and schedule a viewing!