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Durango, CO, USA
New Home in Southwest Colorado where the Desert meets the Rocky Mountains. Three Bedroom 2.5 Bath home with a million dollar view. Close to 5 National Parks. Hike, bike, float or fish.
We built our new home in 2006. It is a very confortable 2100 square feet with the main living area including the kitchen, living room and master bedroom on the street level. Downstairs are two more bedrooms and an offfice with internet that opens onto the lower patio, barbeque area, yard and garden. Our home sits on a hillside and commands a "Million Dollar View" of the La Plata Mounatins of Southwest Colorado. Our home features hardwood floors, granite countertops, tile entries, two car garage and a large deck to enjoy breakfast and sunsets. The gourmet kitchen has stainless steel appliances and a gas range, all the conveniences to make your stay very pleasurable.
Our home is located in a family oriented neighborhood about a 1.5 miles from Fort Lewis College, Hillcrest Golf Club and a neighborhood park for the kids that include two tennis courts. Hiking and mountain biking trails are easily accessed from our front door and if you wish to drive a short distance there are numerous trails systems to explore including the famous Colorado Trail the runs from Denver to Durango. Durango is a famous Old West tourist town that features the Durango & Silverton narrow-gauge coal fired train that runs to the historic mining town of Silverton daily. Dont't forget the world class trout fishing on the Animas River that runs through town or the San Juan River just one hour away. Archaeological ruins of the ancient Puebloans are found throughout the region, highlighted by Mesa Verde National Park. Geologists in the family will be thrilled with 5 National parks to visit including: Canyonlands, Arches, Zion, Bryce Canyon and The Grand Canyon. And don't forget, for a weekend there is always Santa Fe, New Mexico or Las Vegas, Nevada.
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John and Susan are early retirees (we prefer to call ourselves Free Agents) who have raised two wonderful daughters in their early thirties. Elizabeth, our oldest married Ben Craig of Northern Ireland and has earned her Doctorate from Queens University in Belffast and Anne, a Registered Dietician married Chad Schulz and is living in Seattle. Free Agent (semi-retired) John is teaching Math at Fort Lewis College College and Susan, a Reading Specialist tutors kids in Language Arts and volunteers for Durango Friends of the Arts and Music in the Mountains. We both live an active life style skiing in the winter and hiking, biking, camping, fishing and golfing in the summer. We have traveled fairly extensively and love being part of the Airbnb family..