Description: Rare opportunity to be only one of 6 property owners in the extremely private San Juan River Ranch! 37 acres bordering the San Juan National Forest. This is a pristine hand-crafted log home, with detached guest quarters, a private 7-waterfall stepping creek and pond, near Wolf Creek Pass. Custom crafted out of whole Montana Logs with dove-tailed joints and timber accents, this home was featured in Log Home magazine as one of the best! Every element of this home was carefully designed, laid out and intentionally placed for a very warm, functional home that will provide an exceptional living space for its next owner. Tall cathedral ceilings and expansive windows frame Pagosa Peak, Eagle Mountain and the north range of the San Juan Mountains in way that gives them a “reach out and touch” feeling. Sliding barn doors throughout the home provide the rustic feel to a pristine interior. Lots of outdoor entertaining space provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine while watching the alpenglow settle on the mountains. Retreat in the morning with a cup of coffee to the south deck where you can hear the water of Coal Creek flowing over the steps to the private pond. Separate guest quarters make a perfect spot for visiting friends and family or a private office. Landscaped for minimal upkeep with an abundance of returning wildflowers and perennials that scatter the forest floor are surrounded by tall Ponderosa Pines and Aspens. This secluded private Ranch has over 1.3 miles of the wild San Juan River running through it beginning just below the confluence of the West and East Forks, and includes a section where Turkey Creek empties into it. The Ranch includes deeded water rights held by the Ranch Association for fish propagation, recreation purposes and a state of the art private central water system. The section of the San Juan River that is within the Ranch is a freestone river with absolutely exceptional fly fishing due to the very limited number of owners and parcels. The property is less than eight miles from downtown Pagosa Springs. Due to the location you will not find another offering which includes the unique, legacy environment of private river frontage, lakes, tall Ponderosa Pines and Aspen, breathtaking views mountain peaks, and National Forest Access. The private lakes are loaded with Trophy Trout providing an exciting fishing experience for Owners and their guests. This is a private gated ranch; a representative from the listing office will be present at all showings. Please plan accordingly and allow ample advance notice to see this stellar San Juan River Ranch property.
Description: If your taste and lifestyle demand only the best of the best and along with unsurpassed quality, you long for quiet, privacy and solitude, then look no further – a perfectly planned and implemented mountain sanctuary in Spring Valley Ranch is ready for the next chapter in your journey. Thoughtfully placed on just the right knoll of this 100+ acre ranch is a home like none other. Some consider this the finest tract in the Chromo Valley with views of the Continental Divide including V-Rock, Navajo Peak, Banded Peak and Chama Peak. Over 3100 SF of decks provide opportunities to view the peaks and a vast array of wildlife that meander about the ranch. You may find yourself sharing your morning coffee time with deer and elk grazing nearby. Nearly 4000 square feet of living space, this home features an open Great Room with Hickory Distressed hand scrapped floors and dry-stacked Oklahoma stone fireplace complete with custom burnished forged steel mantle. From any angle of the great room you will enjoy views out several of the 22 pairs of Knotty Alder doors that lead to the wrap around decks and patios. The “Chef's Kitchen” is so well planned and positioned, cooking will seem nearly effortless. Wolf 48” commercial range with French Center Cook area, Miele dishwasher, Viking refrigeration and a Wolf Warming Drawer with built-in assorted steaming drawers. Want to start the day with pancakes on the griddle and a rich espresso, latte or just a strong cup of coffee? Just open the cupboard and enjoy the built-in Miele Nespresso Coffee/Espresso maker. Enjoy your breakfast at the 12’ breakfast bar carved out of a 200-year old Mesquite beam. The list of kitchen upgrades is extensive beyond what can be listed here. The details go on to the main floor Master Suite where you will find a unique 15’ built-in Armoire that opens to a fully wired desk on one side and a complete vanity with marble top and small bronze hand sink on the opposite side still leaving room for a 15 drawer dresser and massive upper storage cabinets for seasonal storage. His and Hers 100+sf walk-in closets and an amazing bath suite featuring a heated shower seat with views, separate 8’ vanities and a Toto automatic bidet complete with heated seat. Crawl in bed to a cozy fire from the gas fireplace. For your own privacy as well as that of your guests, the additional guest rooms are located on the lower level where you will also find a large game room complete with a custom built in bar area. Details are endless from hand-hammered wrought iron railings and gates to bronze forged hand built fixtures to the 8-zone in-floor heat, this is truly a home you have to see to believe. 8-acre graded pasture and grassy meadow perfect for horses, 100+ acres full of Aspen groves, Ponderosa Pines, Spruce and Cedar and views in every direction. Contact us for a detailed package on this fabulous one-of-a-kind home.
Description: Bring your fly rod, camera or favorite hammock to enjoy this custom, hand-crafted, full-round log home on 35+ acres with 1000’ feet frontage on the San Juan River, just minutes from downtown Pagosa Springs. Seldom do we see this quality of property on the open market. Breathtaking views of the majestic San Juan Mountains with lots of room and privacy. Kitchen perfect for the gourmet cook. Huge granite slab counters, Dacor Range and double ovens, twin Bosch dishwashers, antique restored cook stove and much more for those that love to cook and entertain. Perfectly laid out for family or entertaining; dining area as well as counter seating. Log framed Great room centers around a large native river rock fireplace with multiple sitting areas, additional antique wood stove and floor to ceiling windows taking in the San Juans. You’ll love the glow from the antique wood stove in the comfortable main floor master suite. Huge windows in this room frame the mountain views from many angles. Private master suite deck perfect for your morning start up coffee. On cooler mornings enjoy the cozy sitting area near the woodstove. Large walk-in closet with built-ins and a spacious master bath with twin shower heads and water closets. Upstairs is a loft reading area and twin guest bedrooms, each with its own well-appointed full bath. The lower level of the home has space adequate for a home media room, exercise space, hobby room and a large expanse of storage space. Winters are super-comfortable with in-floor hot water heat and exceptional insulation. A guest apartment or caretaker’s quarters with a separate entrance above the garage perfect for extra guests, grandkids, or to provide living quarters to a property manager. Exceptional trout fishing along the lower end of the property with nearly 1,000 feet of private river frontage. There is a walking and ATV trail from the home to the river which makes for easy and convenient access to the water. The lower meadow within the property offers nice grazing for livestock, including an owner’s horses if desired. This property and all of the River Ranch land is under a master grazing lease providing substantial property tax savings with an agricultural property tax classification. Although currently there is not a barn, this property would lend itself to equestrian lovers and of course, fly fisherman and as well as those seeking the Colorado Mountain lifestyle. Built by Moore and Company (Mike Moore), known for exemplary quality and attention to detail, you really need to see this home to appreciate the combination of stunning setting and fine craftsmanship. Less than 6 minutes to Historic Downtown Pagosa Springs where you can soak in the Pagosa Hot Springs, walk along the San Juan River walking path, hike Reservoir Hill or take in one of the many new trendy mountain restaurants or brew pubs. 25 minutes to Wolf Creek Ski Area where the powder is deep and the skiing is softer than anything you typically find at the bigger trendier resorts (It’s half the price and the food is good too!). Enjoy 2.5 million plus acres of San Juan National Forest just minutes in almost any direction you drive, bike, walk or hike. The River Ranch is a private gated ranch with only 8 owners within the ranch. Call for a tour of this perfect Colorado Log home! Allow ample time for viewing and walking the San Juan River.
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