Katherine Dobson
Mancos, CO 81328 
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$479,900 UC/Contingent/Call LB

972 Mira Mesa Drive
Hesperus, CO 81326

3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,128 sq ft; lot: 37.75 acres - MLS# 757233
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Bright, expansive views and exceptional privacy highlight this 2128 sq ft, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. Single level, owner designed and built Energy Star home nestled on 37 acres of Pinyon Juniper woodland 12 miles southwest of Durango. SIP Panel/post and beam construction, passive solar design, a 15 gpm water well, a Pacific Energy Super 27 woodstove, a 95% efficient Trane propane furnace, efficient appliances and a whole house Reverse Osmosis system, all powered by a 4.3 kW off grid solar system (grid tie available – 180 ft from existing power) combine to accentuate clean, low cost living. Vault ceilings and a huge chef's kitchen tailored with granite countertops and natural maple cabinetry accompany large windows, sliding glass doors and open floor plan to let the outside in and offer excellent entertaining capability while retaining a cozy feel. The bathrooms feature spacious walk-in tiled showers and Kohler finish hardware. This exquisite property boasts a seasonal stream and crosses a prominent wildlife corridor frequented by deer, elk, and turkey. Privacy, energy and water independence, plentiful flat ground, abundant wildlife, low HOA fees, minimal light pollution and mountain views add up to eco-friendly Four Corners living at its finest, just 20 minutes from downtown Durango.


  • Appliance Inclusions: Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Water Purifier
  • Area: Durango Rural
  • Baths: 2
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Carport Spaces: 2
  • Carport Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Type: Other, Post & Beam
  • County/Area: La Plata County
  • Current Property Use: Residential
  • Domestic Sewer Source: Engineered Septic
  • Domestic Water Source: Domestic Well
  • Elementary School: Fort Lewis Mesa K-5
  • Exterior Inclusions: Shed/Storage, Patio, Deck
  • Exterior Structures: Garage, Shed, Woodshed, Workshop
  • Fireplace/Location/Type: Free Standing, Living Room, Woodstove
  • Flooring: Tile, Laminate
  • Foundation/Basement: Crawl Space
  • Full Baths: 2
  • Furnished: Unfurnished
  • Green Efficient: Construction, Insulation, Windows, Doors, Roofing, Exposure/Shade, Appliances, Heating, Water Heater
  • Green Energy Generation: Solar(Photovoltaic)
  • Green Remarks: Home Is Built With Sips Panels And Post And Beam Construction. Passive Solar Orientation And Low E C
  • Heating Fuel/Source: Propane, Wood
  • Heating System: Forced Air, Wood Stove
  • High School: Durango 9-12
  • HOA Dues Y/N: Yes
  • HOA Inclusions: Snow Removal, Road Maintenance
  • HOA Name: Long Hollow Ranch Unit 1
  • HOA Y/N: Yes
  • Interior Inclusions: Wood Stove, Ceiling Fan(S), W/D Hookup, Vaulted Ceiling, Granite Counters, Walk In Closet
  • Internet Service: Yes
  • Listing Office: Katherine Dobson, Independent Broker
  • Listing Status: UC/Contingent/Call LB
  • Lot Size: 37.7500
  • Lot Size/Acreage: 35+
  • Master Bedroom Level: Main Level
  • Middle School: Escalante 6-8
  • Possible Property Use: Residential
  • Property Description: Foothills, Wooded Lot, Cleared, Off Grid, Corners Marked
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Real Estate Included: Yes
  • Roof: Metal
  • Siding: Stucco
  • Sq.Ft.: 2128
  • Stories: One Story
  • Street Description/Access: County, Private, Gravel
  • Style: Contemporary
  • Sub Type: Stick Built
  • Subdivision: Long Hollow 1
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Long Hollow 1
  • Utilities: Propane-Tank Leased, Solar
  • Water Heater: Gas Water Heater
  • Water Well: Yes
  • Windows: Clad, Double Pane, Low Emittance
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Zip Code: 81326
  • Zoning: Residential Single Family
  • View: Mountains, Valley
  • Waterfront: Seasonal Stream/Spring, Yes

Katherine Dobson
Independent Broker
Mancos, CO 81328

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