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$3,499,000

Arena at Rancho Milagro

Hesperus, La Plata County , Colorado

38.90
ACRES
7
BEDROOMS
10
BATH
49670
SQ FT
covered arena • pen • hay barn

Property description

Rancho Milagro is a luxurious and meticulously cared for equestrian facility that includes beautiful living spaces attached to the fabulous arena and expansive horse facilities. It can be used as a private equestrian facilities or it could be used as a commercial training/boarding facility. Located just outside Durango, Colorado, with spectacular views of the La Plata Mountains, this exclusive, state-of-the-art facility has a 135' x 230' heated indoor riding arena, 4 attached living units (9,200 SF), central entertainment and viewing area, offices and expansive stable area. The amenities are extensive, including a central entertainment area that has high and dramatic ceilings with log accents, spacious open seating with gas Kiva fireplace, 2 flat-screen TV’s, a fully equipped high-end kitchen with separate ice machine, dining and recreational spaces, all with amazing views of the La Plata Mountains on one side and the indoor arena on the other. The 4 separate living units have special framing so they have their own private entry, faux walls, vaulted ceilings with multiple picture windows looking out to La Plata Mountains plus, fully equipped state-of-the art kitchens with custom designed cabinetry and bar seating, and laundry rooms. There is one 3 bedroom, 3 bath, with full kitchen, laundry room, living and dining area with gas Kiva fireplace, and one 2 bedroom, 2 bath, full kitchen, laundry room, living and dining area. The deluxe Suite area has 2 separate living quarters with private entrances and living spaces with shared laundry room; each has 1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchenette, laundry room, dining and living space. The sand in the arena is washed New Mexico masonry sand that has no rocks, no silt and very little dust for better horse and people enjoyment. It also boasts roping chute and cow pens for cutting, stable side rubber flooring, indoor and outdoor bay wash stalls, 30' x 30' tack room with large sliding door, large hay and feed storage area, demand-use water, 3 drains, medical office with refrigerator, desks and storage space for supplies, 12' x 24' foaling stall is within full view from medical office, 8-12'x12' stalls have rubber flooring, individual cold water supply lines to automatic Nelson waterers and individual outside 12' x 40' pens, bathroom and audio/video capabilities. All of the outside pens have large access gates to adjacent pens for easy transfer of horses, tractor access, cleaning, etc.; two of the pens have direct access to the adjacent pasture. Ample parking allows for trucks, trailers and vehicles with easy access around the building. There is also a commercial water well. There is an additional purchasing option with an additional 234.10 acres with a beautiful custom designed adobe style 3,887 SF, 4 bedroom, 4-bath main residence, outdoor arena, 2,738 SF horse barn, hot-walker, loafing sheds, multiple fenced irrigated pastures and separate 1,864 SF caretakers’ house. Offered at $4,499,000. See MLS# 755417 for details.


Details

Home Features

  • 9200 SF of separate heated living spaces attached to central spacious entertainment area
  • 4 separate living units have special framing so they have their own private entry, faux walls, vaulted ceilings with multiple picture windows looking out to La Plata Mountains, fully equipped state-of-the art kitchens One 3 bedroom, 3 bath, with full kitchen, laundry room, living and dining area with gas Kiva fireplace
  • One 2 bedroom, 2 bath, full kitchen, laundry room, living and dining area
  • Deluxe Suite area has 2 separate living quarters with private entrances and living spaces with shared laundry room; each has 1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchenette, laundry room, dining and living space
  • Domestic hot water, domestic cold water and hot water re-circulating lines run individually to each guest living unit from central location in
  • mechanical room and each living unit has their own A/C and heat controls
  • Central entertainment area has high and dramatic ceiling with log accents, spacious open seating with gas Kiva fireplace, 2 flat-screen TV’s, a fully equipped high-end kitchen with separate ice machine, dining and recreational spaces, all with amazing views of the La Plata Mountains on one side and the Indoor Arena on the other
  • 1-central water heater
  • 2-Northstar computer operated water softeners
  • Ample parking for trucks, trailers and vehicles

Lot Features

  • The property is located 18 miles from Durango and 12 miles from Hesperus, both in La Plata County, which is situated in southwestern Colorado. The New Mexico line forms the southern boundary of La Plata County and the San Juan County line forms the northern boundary. There are several communities located within the county including Bayfield, Durango, Hermosa, Ignacio, etc. The most well known is Durango, which is the county seat and the hub of most economic activity in the area. The original town was founded in the 1880’s by the railroad. There are roughly 51,000 residents in the county as well as a robust tourist population. Durango has great restaurants, several excellent hospitals, Durango Mountain Ski Resort, full-use airport, golf, hiking, great town life and some of the best trout fishing in the lower 48 states. Other favorite vacation spots and places of interest that can be reached by car from Rancho Milagro within a few hours drive include Telluride, Santa Fe and Taos. The best Four Corner Mountain and High Desert Trail Riding is in the Rancho Milagro area and is often considered the best in the US. The county offers a wide variety of recreational possibilities from backcountry and downhill skiing, fly fishing, horseback riding, camping, to the world famous Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, the renowned Music in the Mountains every summer, melodramas etc, along with the amenities expected from a resort community.
  • There are hiking and riding trails to explore on the property and there is access to see the sights of 1,000+ acres of protected lands. The terrain varied and the views are stunning. You will encounter a wide variety of wildlife on the property and in the area including deer, bobcat, red and silver foxes, coyotes, rabbits, hawk, golden and bald eagles, owls and other species of birds. Also, the nearby forest and public lands provide more opportunities for riding, hiking and hunting. There is fishing and boating on multiple lakes and rivers in the area and there are many other things to do like visiting the local Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners National Monument.
  • For downhill skiing, Durango Mountain Resort is 30 miles north of Durango, while Wolf Creek and Silverton Mountain Ski Areas are an hour and 30 minutes away. Cross-country skiing and snow-mobiling are also available throughout the area.
  • Excellent golf can be found at Dalton Ranch Golf Club, Hillcrest Community Club, the private Glacier Club (memberships available), and a top-rated public course at Pinion Hills in Farmington, NM (approximately 30 miles).

Horse Facility Features

  • • 135’ x 230’ heated (12 infared heaters) indoor riding area with 4 individual fully equipped living spaces; central viewing and entertainment area with full bar area and kitchen; 3 large offices with built-in desks, counters, bookshelves and storage space; separate men’s and women’s ADA bathrooms
  • • Pro-panel exterior and roof with heated gutters
  • • Upgraded double cross-hatched insulation keeps arena cool in summer and stays warm in winter
  • • State-of-the-art sound system in arena and entertainment area; phone system and full internet connections throughout
  • • Arena has 4 large garage doors for ventilation and incredible postcard views; cupolas above also provide extra ventilation; stable side has large garage doors on each side for additional airflow and easy in and out access
  • • Sand in arena is washed New Mexico masonry sand that has no rocks, no silt and very little dust for better horse and people enjoyment
  • • Roping chute and cow pens for cutting
  • • Stable side has rubber flooring, indoor and outdoor bay wash stalls, 30’ x 30’ tack room with large sliding door, large hay and feed storage area, demand-use water, 3 drains, medical office with refrigerator, desks and storage space for supplies, 12’ x 24’ foaling stall is within full view from medical office, 8-12’x12’ stalls have rubber flooring, individual cold water supply lines
  • to automatic Nelson waterers and individual outside 12’ x 40’ pens, bathroom and audio/video capabilities
  • • All of the outside pens have large access gates to adjacent pens for easy transfer of horses, tractor access, cleaning, etc.; two of the pens have direct access to the adjacent pasture

Distances


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Location

256 Rancho Milagro Way, Hesperus, La Plata County, Colorado


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