Red Dog Ranch, in La Plata County, Colorado, is a 140 +/- acre equestrian property that has a beautiful 6,597 sq. ft. home featuring 4BR, 5.5BA, 2 offices, exceptional wine cellar and 5-car garage. There is a nice horse barn with a 4 stalls, tack room, hay storage, pipe corral, paddocks, outdoor riding arena. There is also 7,200 sq. ft. hay barn/covered equipment storage, with 2 additional shop buildings attached. There is irrigation and a side-roll irrigation sprinkler system to cover 40 acres.
The Red Dog Ranch is 140 acres, of which 40 acres is irrigated with a side-roll sprinkler system. The remaining 100 acres are gently rolling pasture with approximately 80 open grassy meadows and 20 wooded with cedar, pinon, oak brush and cottonwood trees. The pasture ranch is fully fenced and cross-fenced. There are 3 ponds for watering stock and irrigation storage.
This 140 acre property features a beautiful, well-appointed home with amazing views of the La Platas to the North and very long panoramic southern views. Looking West from the property you have a nice view of Sleeping Ute. The home has 4BR, 5.5BA, 2 offices and a very nice wine cellar. Each bedroom has a private bathroom attached. There is an exceptionally nice guest suite on the main level with its own door to the patio. There is also a 5 car garage that is attached to the home with a covered breezeway. There are 4 covered patios to enjoy time with family and friends or just enjoy the views and peace and quiet while sipping your favorite beverage. The home has gorgeous landscaping, large flagstone walkways and patios, 2 gazebos, a fountain and an incredible amount of flowers, trees and shrubbery. The grass and the landscaping are all conveniently watered with an automatic sprinkler and drip system.
There is a very nice horse facility on this equestrian ranch for sale, with 4 large stalls equipped with automatic waterers, plenty of hay storage, tack room, composting toilet, pipe corrals, paddocks and an outdoor riding arena. There is a 7,200 sq. ft. barn for hay storage and for all of your ranch equipment. There are two nice work shops that have historically been used to restore cars and one even has a car lift. The property has some of the best irrigation rights in the area that supply a side-roll sprinkler system for approximately 40 acres of the property. The remaining 100 acres are very usable pasture land, has 3 ponds and consists of a nice mix of meadows and wooded areas. There is an older orchard with several types of fruit trees that hasn’t been cared for over the years but it appears as though it could brought back with a little TLC. The property is fully fenced and cross-fenced to create 5 different fields, pastures and paddocks. There are no conservation easements.
Region & Climate
Durango is located at the base of the San Juan Mountains and has moderate weather conditions. In the middle of winter, you you can drive 25 minutes north and ski at Purgatory Ski Resort, snowshoe or snowmobile. Or if you prefer, you can drive 30 minutes south and enjoy hiking, biking, ATV’s or dirt biking in northern New Mexico.
This property is located about 20 minutes southwest of Durango, Colorado, and about 40 minutes from the La Plata County Regional Airport, offering direct flights to many hubs in the Southwest. Durango is well known for its vast amount of outdoor activities, wide variety of excellent dining choices and its quaint historic downtown. Other nearby attractions are the Durango Hot Springs Resort & Spa, 3 ski resorts, 5 quality golf courses, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park cliff dwellings, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking and seemingly unlimited ATV mountain trails.
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