Hesperus, CO, USA
Wilderness and comfort come together on this 40 acre parcel nestled high in La Plata canyon. Adjacent to thousands of acres of prime national forest on two sides make this a hunters dream location. Direct access to the Mayday Trail! Beauty abounds with huge mountain views (Baldy and Deadwood Peaks), abundant wildflowers and seasonal creek winding through a beautiful aspen and cottonwood forest.This amazing property offers all the comforts of home with a high-quality custom home designed and built by Veritas Custom homes. This 2,337 square foot andldquo;hideout” cabin has an open floor plan design with a rustic/modern design kitchen with gas range and oven, microwave dishwasher and large basin sink. The kitchen was featured on Houzz and is the center of the living space. Living room features a wood burning stove and dramatic high ceilings opening to 554 square foot loft. There is a large dining room at the back of the house.The well-designed master suite with double sinks, shower, separate freestanding tub has a walk-in closet. Bedroom two is oversized and can be a bunk room or a second master bedroom with en-suite bath which includes a shower and double sinks.Up the stair/ladder is the loft with wood floors and ping pong table. Plenty of room for sleeping or craft projects upstairs! Home has a andldquo;lock off” mud room with a full bath, full sized washer dryer and storage. Ideal for hunters or campers who don't need/want full house access. Oversized attached garage to park your vehicle and your Ranger ATV which is included in the purchase!There is about an acre of the ranch portioned off with split rail fencing that encircle the residential portion of the property. Within this area and surrounded by the biggest oak trees in the area is a charming historic hunting cabin (Bonnie's Cabin). A step back to a simpler time (with a few modern conveniences i.e., solar powered lights and dual pane windows) the cabin features a propane stove for heat and a small stove/oven for cooking. A large picture window looks out at the meadow that is filled with lupine in the spring. There is a queen-sized bed and a cot currently in the cabin.Also in the fenced area is a large trex deck (40'x30') with 500 square foot Yurt. The yurt has a wood burning fireplace and solar lights. It is furnished with a queen sized bed and three cots, large round rug and a dining table. The Yurt is a delight with lots of light and space. Insulated walls, three windows, a roll up panel and roof venting keep this winter stout Yurt comfortable year-round. This is a andldquo;must see” for anyone who loves the outdoors and wilderness and enjoys a peaceful setting. There are lots of places to hike and ride your ATV. Snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, snowmobiling are just a few of the winter activities you can enjoy right from your doorstep. Wildlife abounds. Four of the other properties in Sword of Truth Ranch have been developed with larger custom homes. This setting offers plenty of locations for a large custom home and possibly the andldquo;hideout” becoming a guest house. Existing home might also be expanded.