This custom-built mountain retreat offers stunning panoramic views of the Animas Valley, River, Red Cliffs and the Needles Mountains. A 4349 Sq.Ft home with 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and large 2 car garage is situated on 1.68 acres in a gorgeous private setting located in close proximity to downtown Durango, this property is not to be missed! As you enter the 2050 Sq.Ft main level you are welcomed by vaulted exposed wood beam ceilings, an open plan living area and magnificent great room where you can take a load off and just absorb the stunning views through the picturesque floor to ceiling windows. This dramatic open floor plan centers around the great room, with adjacent kitchen and dining areas combined into a large gathering space making it the perfect home for entertaining with friends and family. The kitchen offers an abundance of counter space with granite tile, plenty of cabinets with under lighting and corner glass display doors, a gas cook-top and oven, long kitchen bar seating and a spacious pantry. The large dining area hosts the perfect setting with more striking views and beautiful sunsets to dine by, also has access to the wrap around deck. Stepping away from the dining area you will find an Office with built in wood/glass top corner desk and a Powder Room. The main level master suite is privately located away from living area featuring fabulous North East views with lots of natural light, a walk-in closet, bathroom with shower, double vanity and separate toilet. Laundry room separates the kitchen and master bedroom. Just off the kitchen there is an additional covered back patio with BBQ area and a dog run. An open wood staircase lead's you up to the second level that has a spacious âZenâ loft area and two spacious bedrooms either end featuring walk in closets, dormer windows and a full bath with a walk-in shower. Downstairs to the walk-out basement you will find an additional living area, great to use as a family room or your private screening/media room. Two large bedrooms with walk in closets, the smaller room is currently used as 2nd office and craft room. A bathroom, two large additional storage closets, a mud room with garage access and an exterior ground level entrance. This lower level area has stained concrete flooring with radiant heat throughout. The covered outdoor patio hosts a delightful sitting area and a 6-seat hot tub (with lights and built in wireless capability) to soak in and relax while enjoying more fabulous views of the Valley and Needles Mountains. Lots of additional features in this home with radiant in-floor heating, a pellet stove, solar shades and well insulated floors. There is a swamp cooler for those warmer summer days, spacious wrap around deck, paved driveway, low maintenance landscaping with detailed rock work, beautiful mature trees, flower gardens and a huge array of wild flowers in the spring and summer months. This peaceful mountain retreat in the perfect location is waiting for you!