53 Saddle Lane

Durango CO, 81301


The true Colorado experience can be enjoyed at this home. Surrounded by national forest service land and 940 acres of forest and meadows within the subdivision, this community prides itself on blending nature with structures. Ownership in Falls Creek also comes with a private forty acre community lake, horse stables with pastures (additional cost), and tennis courts. You can easily hike some of Durangos most pristine trail systems from your house. Of course, with being nestled in nature a concern is fire safety. The subdivision has there own fire station, and expansive mitigation. The current owners have completely remodeled the home since purchasing. The large ceilings have exposed post and beams making the rustic Colorado feel come to life, but has modern fixtures and paint to make it still feel light and bright throughout. The master has private walk out deck, a large suited bathroom with a walk in shower and soaking tub, with dual copper sinks. There is a nice entertainment room (black out curtains and surround sound) , gym, living room and formal dining area separated by a beautiful modern see-thru fireplace. The main level rounds out with a large kitchen, with an eat in bar, and nice appliances, as well as a nice sitting/reading room that can also be used as an office. Downstairs there are three other bedrooms (one is currently used as the office), two bathrooms, and an absolutely gorgeous guest suite that has its own private entrance. The laundry area is very large, which is nice for additional storage, items you want to keep on a tile floor, etc. The exterior of the home is low maintenance stucco and has ample deck and patio space. The garage is two cars wide and very deep with a wood stove and workshop area. You can easily fit three smaller vehicles. Outside also has a nice flat gravel parking area currently used for there camper. This home has been very well taken care of, and bright even on cloudy days. This is a beautiful place to live and can drop children at Miller middle school/ Durango High School without having to drive through downtown Durango. Enjoy your drive to and from town- all times of the year. The landscape is also very low maintenance, making it a nice option if someone is searching for a summer retreat. The lake has boat storage, SUP, kayak, beach area.. you name it! The septic system has already been inspected, and follows all san juan basin health requirements the were newly implemented.


Listing TypeFor Sale
Days On Site39


Bath(s) 3 Full, 1 Half
SQ Feet3,185
Story(s)Two Story

Additional Information

Interior FeaturesWindow Coverings,Cathedral Ceiling,Ceiling Fan(s),Wet Bar

Market Activity 81301

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Area Information

CountyLa Plata
Zip Code81301
AreaDurango Rural
Community NameFalls Creek
Middle SchoolMiller 6-8
High SchoolDurango 9-12
Listing VS Median (in Falls Creek)
low | high
46.153686390287% of Average
low | high
35.902668759812% of Average
$ / SqFt:
low | high
58.984449959566% of Average
On Site:
low | high
14.181818181818% of Average
Listing Updated: 02/27/2020
MLS Number: 765989
Listing Provided By:
Ashley Blackmore  of  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Western Colorado Properties

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