Embrace Colorado rural living with this classic ranchette nestled on 13.8 spacious and lush acres located only 20 minutes south of downtown Durango. As soon as you pull into the driveway, you will feel the relaxation of your beautiful country home. Enjoy your own oasis, surrounded by mature and vibrant landscaping, 10 irrigated acres, pastures, and expansive La Plata Mountain views. This home embodies a private and serene escape in a small neighborhood, with only 18 lots perfectly spread out. The home features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a welcoming floor plan with abundant windows throughout. Upon approaching the home, you will be welcomed with a spacious covered porch and a well designed patio/lawn area perfect for enjoying the Colorado sunshine. On the main level you can find a spacious and open living /dining/kitchen area with hardwood flooring throughout. There is also a sunroom, mudroom, and a guest bedroom. The second floor boasts the master suite and 2 guest bedrooms that share a full bathroom. The property also consists of 7 outbuildings of which include a 3-bay shop, a historic cabin and storage buildings dating back to the early 1900’s. All of the buildings have electric providing the possibility for a variety of uses. Bring your chickens too as there is a coop with electricity. The mature landscaping includes more than 40 trees in the fruit orchard, such as cherry, apricot, apple, and plum. Grow your dream garden in the many raised garden beds - complete with drip system. Relaxation abounds - read a book on the porch, prepare dinner in the free standing smoker, or take a swim in the private pond. Irrigation rights include 6.8 shares of adjudicated water and 23.4-acre feet of project water. You can't beat the hand-set irrigation, side rolls, and 3 frost-free yard spigots. With fencing set up around the pastures, the property has endless potential for growing hay or raising livestock such as horses, cattle, or sheep! Other bonuses include a recently replaced roof, a high producing well, and electric with solar systems in place. If you’re looking for a rural escape close to the mountains and convenience of a town’s amenities, this once in a lifetime property is a must see!