MLS 755190

One of THE BEST horse locations in the county, encompassing a beautiful private setting of both meadows and Ponderosa pines.

$975,000 - 735 CR 505 - Bayfield, CO

Located DIRECTLY in the heart of centuries old ELK MIGRATION, this spectacular property boasts a beautifully remodeled 5 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home, a 6 bay Morton stall, office/tack room, shed/workshop and rustic barn. Nestled on 25 pine-rich acres and close to the Pine River, this scenic retreat offers ultimate privacy and serenity, yet is only 5 minutes from Bayfield and 20 minutes from the south end of Durango.

This home stands apart through exceptional design, meticulous craftsmanship, engineered hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings, and exposed beams. Sit by the stacked-stone gas fireplace in the living room and look out over the beautiful pastures. Prepare a gourmet meal in the spacious kitchen, with granite countertops, a large island, and high-end GE and Kenmore stainless steel appliances. All five bedrooms are on the second level, and also feature high ceilings and views out to the private acreage and tall pines. The master suite indulges with luxurious amenities, including another stacked rock fireplace, expansive views, a deep-soak bathtub, sauna, heated floors and dual vanities.

Stunning pastures are irrigated, fenced and cross-fenced, with a stocked pond. Immaculate 6 stalls with turnouts, washing station, and tack room, complete the equestrian facility. The pastoral meadows are irrigated and crossed fenced with several connective pastures. There are two barns; the 6 Morton stalls and the other an attractive weathered-wood hay and storage barn with a vast loft. Total of 24.6 acres total with irrigation for 22 acres. This property is also surrounded by large ranches in conservation easement, protecting privacy and views. The views are breathtaking, offering exceptional year-round recreation and abundant wildlife. This is where bald eagles soar! A true sanctuary, overflowing with ELK, deer, turkey and so much more!