Situated between downtown Durango and the ski resort, this affordable two bedroom, two bath condo is a great lock and leave full-time home or vacation destination for those who love to be away from the noise of the city, but still be just 15 minutes into downtown. This unit features new rosewood laminate flooring in the living room and wood floors in hallway, several new LED lights throughout, roomy kitchen with dishwasher, electric stove, garbage disposal, new stainless faucet, lots of drawers and cabinets as well as a big pantry. Both bedrooms are good-sized, and both lead out onto a private deck in the back from which to enjoy a cup of morning coffee and watch the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge railroad make its way up the valley; or to stargaze at night. The master bathroom features a jacuzzi tub as well. Nice, east facing deck on the front of the unit for evening cook-outs overlooks the tennis courts, with beautiful views of Missionary Ridge. A toasty wood stove provides a cozy atmosphere on cold evenings. Very unique condo in that youll have your own deep, single car garage garage with storage or workshop room in the front. Plus theres a two year old 50 gallon Rheem water heater. Bonus! The HOA pays for your garage to be heated each winter, making it a great spot for a man-cave or shop. In front of the garage, you may park a second vehicle under cover, making it easy to get to the stairwell without going out in the snow or rain. Stackable washer & dryer, and an ancillary storage closet outside the front door. Short term rentals are allowed here, in fact the current owners used it for years in that fashion, with great success. They are willing to share their database of previous guests as well as tips to help you get started should you wish to use it yourself plus offset expenses by renting it out when youre not in town. Theres a proactive HOA in place, with reserve money upwards of $60,000 and a plan in place for converting the entire building away from its original wood siding to hardie-plank exterior; plus it covers water, sewer, trash, snow removal, cable TV, landscaping, exterior maintenance, lawn mowing, hallways and outdoor lighting, the gazebo and newly re-paved tennis courts, common area mailboxes, heated garages and flood insurance. As the owner, youll pay only electric, and insurance on the interior. Pets allowed. Furnishings and gas grill negotiable. Beautiful mountain biking and hiking all around you; act now!