Price reduced and seller is now offering a $85,000 credit to buyer at closing for a garage addition. See rendering in photos. Prime Animas Valley location with mountain and valley views and convenient access to all of the wonderful amenities Durango offers. Lockes Mountain allows vacation rentals and this home would be a fantastic candidate for VRBO or Airbnb. There are 2 other VRBO homes in the subdivision and they average over $500 per night. Local property management company owner estimates this home could do $70,000 annually. This home is available for immediate occupancy. The seller is in the process of upgrading the septic system to accommodate for a 4th bedroom and LaPlata Electric recently updated the power lines to the property. The Pine Needles House offers a 3 acre setting above the valley floor, surrounded by old growth Pines, offering great red cliff and valley views all in a quaint 4 lot subdivision. This renovated 3 bedroom, 4 bath (all ensuite) home features 3,115 gross square feet of interior/ exterior space with 2,293 square feet of heated space. Open living concept with 3 timber and cedar covered porches and 500 square feet of updated open decks allow for great indoor/ outdoor living.The yard has a large gathering area with fire pit and boulders. Lockes Mountain subdivision has BLM to the west and James Ranch Land Conservation for open space to the east. The main level of the home features an open vaulted concept with a custom kitchen open to the living room and Dining which leads to covered indoor/outdoor living area for dining and grilling. Wired for sound. All enhanced with newly installed tall wall of glass to soak up the incredible red Cliff and Valley view's. There is also a main level bedroom with a full bathroom including clawfoot tub, walk in closet with laundry and private outdoor sitting area and private hot tub access. The main level offers a bright Foyer with adjacent porch seating area and separate large family room which could be converted into a 4th bedroom if needed or media room/home theater. The upper level of the home has a nice loft area with mountain views overlooking the great room below that could be used in a variety of ways including kids play area, office, guest sleeping, reading area or art studio. There is a large second master suite on this level with a full bathroom with new vanity cabinet and sinks, vintage claw foot tub, walk-in closet and private covered deck overlooking the valley. In addition there is another bedroom with ensuite bath. There is plenty of room directly adjacent to the house that would be ideal for a garage addition or outbuilding. The current owners have created a parking spot across from the home for additional vehicles or an RV. The James Ranch is across the road and offers a quaint market, restaurant and lots of open space. A short four minute ride to the south is Dalton Ranch golf and country club, Durango Hot Springs and PJ's gourmet market and Trimble hardware store. Skiing at Purgatory Resort is a 15 minute drive to the north and golf at Glacier Club is only an eight minute drive. Also nearby; 2-fishing/paddle boarding lakes, river access, mountain bike trials, multiple valley and north county restaurants. This is a tremendous location in the Animas Valley.