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! Thunder Ridge offers a unique Colorado experience that is seldom found and truly leaves one in awe of the brilliant design and detailed craftsmanship. Enjoy complete privacy in a beautifully serene setting, yet less than twenty minutes to Downtown Durango amenities, several lakes and the regional airport. This 9 bedroom 13 bath masterpiece has many potential uses such as a large family residence or vacation home, a corporate or non profit retreat, high class hunting lodge, or a luxury bed & breakfast with wedding & event catering. The upmost 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. Simply stepping in through this entryway alone is enough to leave any visitor in awe. This 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. Don't forget the separate mud/ski entry with ample storage for gear and skis. Amenities on this main level alone will surely entertain guests for hours! The 2nd level features three guest suites with individual balconies, a wood burning fireplace amidst three comfortable sitting areas, ranging from intimate to large and open. 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 people. The 20 x 28' dining room can seat 40 with a buffet serving counter, vaulted ceiling, and access to a covered deck for outdoor dining of up to 20 additional guests. This space is perfect for catering memory making events and gatherings. The 3rd and top level contains two of the eight guest suites and a private master suite. The suite features a living room with wood burning fireplace, cathedral ceiling,

  • MLS# 747622
  • Style House
  • Sub-Type Resale
  • Status Active
  • Year 2005
  • Days On Site 436
Bed(s) 9
Bath(s) 1 Full, 8 Three Quarter, 4 Half
SQ Feet 12,090
Garage 4
Car Port Yes
Story(s) 3 Story+
Acreage 88.30
Water Front Yes
Taxes 12,745.04
Parking Attached
Heating Floor Radiant,Forced Air,Fireplace
Interior Features Cathedral Ceiling,Ceiling Fan(s),Sound System,Other
Available Amenities Electric,Propane-Tank Owned
Listing Provided By:
Jeremiah Aukerman  of  eXp Realty LLC
Master suite kitchen
Master suite dining area
Master suite bedroom
Master walk in closet
Master suite bath
Master suite living room
large section of 3 size great room, intimate to large.
Master suite private entry
Main level, near game room
game room
Jail cell themed powder bath, you have to see it! This is near the wet bar and game room.
Full commercial kitchen
Seats 40
Deck off of large dining area. Seats 20 additional people.
Main entry looking through front door
Master office with humidor and exhaust system.
Master suite laundry room with 2nd office.
Commercial kitchen
this listing $3,499,000
$432,500 in 81301
this listing 12,090 SqFt
840 SqFt in 81301
this listing $289 $/SqFt
$515 $/SqFt in 81301
this listing 436 on site
88 on site in 81301


State CO
County La Plata
City Durango
Zip Code 81301
Area Durango Rural

Area Schools

Middle School Miller 6-8
High School Durango 9-12

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