The "Crown Jewel" of the Durango resort area, this exquisite 7,852 SF, 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath custom log home sits on 11+ private acres in the exclusive Two Dogs community. Located directly on a private trout filled lake, the home consists of three levels with lovely views of Needles Mountains and the Hermosa Cliffs. The quality architecture and design accentuate the exterior and interior use of log construction consisting of 200-300 year old standing dead timbers of Engelmann Spruce from Dixie National Forest outside of Brice Canyon, Utah. The foundation and much of the interior flooring is a lovely Utah Bluff natural stone, enhanced with custom accents, hand-forged ironwork and high-end fixtures and finishes throughout. The acreage is predominately forested with large Ponderosa Pines, Fir, Aspen trees, native ground cover and landscaped yard surrounding the home, which features stone walkways, retaining walls and a gas fire pit in the backyard. This is the quintessential Colorado retreat site with easy access to Durango Mountain Resort, The Glacier Club and historic downtown Durango.
Two Dogs is located in the San Juan Mountains on US Hwy 550, 22 miles north of downtownDurango. The entrance gate is just off Highway 550. Two Dogs is conveniently located forrecreation, 2 minutes from skiing at Durango Mountain Resort, 10 minutes from The GlacierClub, 20 minutes from Dalton Ranch Golf Club and 30 minutes to Durango. The communityis secure, private and quiet with many opportunities for hiking, snowshoeing and horsebackriding. The National Forest can also be accessed from the property.Durango is a town of rural mountain charm and character, and has many big city conveniences,including a state-of-the-art new hospital, many fine restaurants, hotels, shopping, a four yearcollege, golf courses, first class fly fishing, numerous outdoor hiking and biking trails, withendless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. It is located at 6,512 feet above sea level,surrounded by scenic mountain views, and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Comfortablesummer temperatures reach the upper 80’s, while the autumn days are clear, cool and full ofvibrant foliage colors. The crisp and sunny winter days often feature abundant powdery snow.