$100k PRICE REDUCTION! Located at the confluence of the Hermosa Creek and the Animas River, this 8.9 acres in the heart of the Animas Valley is a must see. Just 7 miles from Durango city limits and 16 miles to Purgatory ski area, access to all conveniences is a breeze. Animosa subdivision is a private, rural neighborhood comprised of established, high-end properties. The tranquil setting is one-of-a-kind with a large pond gracing the entry with beautifully landscaped grounds and several acres of natural grasses, large cottonwoods, aspens, and spruce. The house is the finest in construction and craftsmanship. There are five bedrooms, an office/study, a family room and 4-1/2 baths. The great room showcases the gorgeous Animas Valley scenery through the ample floor to ceiling windows. Telluride stone columns, wood floors, and a stately fireplace showcase this large entertaining area. Two sets of french doors access the large patio complete with fire pit overlooking the lush lawns and banks of the Animas river. The kitchen is complete with granite countertops, commercial grade Viking range/ovens, and stainless appliances. The octagon dining room off of the kitchen and living room features wall to wall windows overlooking the grounds and dramatic valley views. The private master suite is located on the main level with gas fireplace, jacuzzi tub in the bath, and private access to the patio. This wing also includes a guest suite (currently used as a family room) and office. This wing takes advantage of the tranquility of the front pond. Upstairs, there are three additional bedrooms and two full baths; all with exceptional views. This spot in the valley gets loads of sunshine. New roof installed June 2017. Call today to schedule your private showing.