168 El Gato Place
Durango, CO 81301



Magnificent custom built single level home on 3 acres on the Florida River. This spectacular home incorporates beautiful water features and lush landscaping with a sprinkler system and sits literally just steps from the river. There is a huge private pond on the property that is stocked with fish. The Florida River is known for it's fantastic fly fishing. There are huge open and covered decks with river and pond views for amazing outdoor entertaining and dining. There are beautiful wood floors throughout this home and tile floors in the baths so there is no carpet at all in the home. This architectural masterpiece has 3 spacious bedrooms each with private baths and a half bath for guests. The luxurious master suite has french doors that open onto the deck that is just steps from the river so you have river views as well as the sound of the rushing river to lull you to sleep at night. The master bath has a freestanding soaking tub, tiled rain shower with additional jets , his and her sinks and vanities and plenty of storage in addition to the spacious walk in closet. The incredible gourmet kitchen comes complete with a massive walk in pantry, a huge island/breakfast bar, a wine fridge, 2 separate sinks, custom cabinets with pull out drawers, a Wolf 6 burner stove with grill, built in refrigerator and an adjacent breakfast room with a french opening onto the covered deck. There are wonderful views of the water features and the river from the kitchen and the breakfast room. There is also a large formal dining room with great river views and french doors leading out to the covered deck. Relax and enjoy the river views from the family room which has a freestanding gas stove and french doors opening onto the deck overlooking the river. The great room has a spectacular stone fireplace as the focal point with doors on both sides of the fireplace leading out to the deck and windows galore bringing the outdoors in and providing breathtaking views of the river and the pond. There are soaring vaulted/cathedral tongue and groove wood & beamed ceilings throughout the home. The oversized 2 car detached garage has a separate large workshop with pull down stairs and a floored attic. There are outdoor firepits to warm you on cool evenings while you are enjoying the breathtaking views of the river and the pond on this very special property. The furniture is negotiable. This would make an incredible second home, vacation rental or full time residence.


Days On Site158


Bath(s) 2 Full, 1 Three Quarter, 1 Half
SQ Feet3,637
Story(s)1 Story
Water FrontYes

Additional Information

HeatingFloor Radiant
Interior FeaturesWindow Coverings,Wired/Cable TV,Cathedral Ceiling
Available AmenitiesElectric,Propane-Tank Leased,Cable TV,Internet

Market Activity 81301

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Area Information

CountyLa Plata
Zip Code81301
AreaDurango Rural
Community NameLos Ranchitos
Middle SchoolMiller 6-8
High SchoolDurango 9-12
Listing VS Median (in Los Ranchitos)
low | high
100% of Average
low | high
63.280175969205% of Average
$ / SqFt:
low | high
100% of Average
On Site:
low | high
28.366247755835% of Average
Listing Updated: 04/20/2019
MLS Number: 752283
Listing Provided By:
Mary Rigby  of  RE MAX Pinnacle

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