At just under 10 acres and 1817 ftÂ² of quintessential Southwestern Colorado living, this home is set high on the southern edge of Kernan Creek Canyon. As you arrive to the home you will be struck by the quiet and visually stunning setting. The property features a fenced garden, a greenhouse and a two-car garage all done with classic Southwestern style. The amazing sweeping views of Sleeping Ute Mountain, the cliffs of Mesa Verde, and the mountain of the La Platas greet you from every direction as you walk the grounds. The property has great outdoor possibilities with its very own 60' deep 200 some feet wide canyon running along the back of the property where you find abundant wildlife, archaeological history, and a seasonal creek providing an ideal area to keep in touch with the natural tranquility the area is famous for. At the front of the house you'll find the ideal front porch for having your morning coffee then in the evening head off the living room to the western patio to watch the sunsets over Sleeping Ute Mountain. This home is very cozy in the winter complete with a woodstove in the dining area and a solar panel system so efficient that the home has always sold energy back to the electric company instead of paying the electric company for service. While not completely off the grid, the new owner could connect service through Empire Electric as well. The system is extremely efficient and also runs the radiant in floor heat! You'll find living in this bright home exceptionally easy with a low maintenance stucco exterior, bamboo and tile floors and open flow to the living areas. There is a spacious kitchen that features stainless steel appliances well setup for the family cook, there's even a recipe desk. The Sellers just put in a brand-new oven that is waiting for you to be the first to cook with it! The master bedroom has an outside sitting area that could be expanded to an en suite bathroom (as the present owners had planned) or simply enjoy the additional area as a nice private master bedroom with enclosed patio. There are plenty of closets throughout the home but there are also more cabinets in the large mud/laundry room just off the garage complete with a sink and more shelving. The home is roughly 35 minutes to Durango and only 15 minutes to Cortez, so you are close to all the amenities and action of the town with a sense of privacy that's hard to find. Living in the Southwest was always meant to be this easy. Be sure to come take a look at this beautiful home perched up on a mesa showcasing all that Southwestern Colorado ridge lines and mountains have to Offer! This home won't last so schedule you're showing today. This is truly a very special piece of Colorado!
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