If you are looking for a riverfront Colorado retreat at the base of the San Juan Mountains then look no further than 174 White Water in Animas Springs. The property is one of a kind as the home basically sits on an island in the beautiful Animas Valley. As you approach the home you will cross a bridge over the Animas Irrigation canal with water cascading over boulders creating a beautiful sound. Beyond the home your parklike backyard backs to the Animas River. This is truly a special setting. There is a full size basketball court, large deck with hot tub, large level green grass yard with firepit along the river bank and a large outbuilding to store your snowmobiles, ATV's, kayaks, etc. As you enter the home the soaring ceilings and wall of glass allow ample light and mountain views. The main level consists of the large living room, open kitchen and dining room. The kitchen offers GE Profile double convection wall ovens, 5 burner cooktop, LG Refrigerator and dishwasher and 2 wine coolers. In addition there is a large laundry room, powder room and deck access. The upper level of the home offers the primary bedroom with large deck, 5 piece bath and his and hers walk in closets. The closet also has access to a large loft storage area. The upper level also has a family room with fireplace and 4 additional bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The lower level is a full size finished basement with 2 seperate rooms which could be used for a family room, game room, home theater, fitness area or whatever your imagination desires. This is a large space. This property is surrounded by water that runs all year long and has never run dry in the recent past. Two ditch shares provide ample water to the property. The property is being offered turn key fully furnished. The home has new flooring on the main and lower levels. Whitewater Ranch is located halfway between Durango and Purgatory ski resort. Glacier club and Dalton Ranch golf clubs are five minutes in either direction. The property is just 1 mile from the James Ranch market and restaurant. This is an ideal location in the Animas Valley on the Animas River at the end of a private drive conveniently accessible off of Highway 550. There is a large front yard that has been left natural. The pump house has a large pump for irrigation to keep the property lush. The home is currently used as a vacation rental and has good rental history. There are bookings through the summer currently so occupancy details will have to be negotiated with seller and property management company. Don't miss this opportunity to own riverfront property in the beautiful Animas Valley.