This 35-acre estate bordering the National Forest is elevated, overlooking the lush Animas River Valley with breathtaking mountain views and a private spring-fed pond. The exquisite mountain contemporary residence features a unique and elegant design that incorporates many stunning views from virtually every window. The home consists of 5,786 SF with 5-bedrooms and 3.5 baths and combines Colorado luxury log, exotic woods, and natural fieldstone blended with a splash of contemporary flair. The main level has a beautiful open floor plan, with a spacious great room with a floor-to-ceiling stone wood-burning fireplace and a gourmet chef’s kitchen with the finest appliances, a butler’s pantry, and a breakfast nook. The large main-level master suite has its own private media/office area with a gas fireplace, a large walk-in closet, double vanity with custom cabinets, a soaking tub with Engineer Mountain views, and a steam shower, creating the perfect personal spa to relax and enjoy each morning or evening. The main level also features a powder room, large laundry room, and mudroom off the kitchen. On the home's second level, there are four spacious and comfortable guest rooms with beautiful finishes and spectacular views from each window. The entire house has efficient in-floor radiant heat, keeping it nice and cozy on fall and winter nights, and central air conditioning for warmer summer days. All living spaces are light and designed for seamless inside to outside entertaining. Beautiful landscaping surrounds the house with numerous stone patios to capture the stunning views and maximize outdoor living under the expansive Colorado skies. Also, there is an extra 2-bay detached garage/workshop, providing additional parking and storage for equipment and your recreational toys. The roads throughout Redtail Mountain Ranch are paved and maintained for year-round access. There is underground electricity, telephone, abundant private water well, and natural gas service to the property. In addition, there is a security gate at the entrance to Redtail and at the access to the property to ensure privacy. Colorado living at its best with majestic views of the surrounding mountains and valley, while less than 25 minutes from historic downtown Durango, Purgatory Resort, Glacier Club, and Dalton Ranch Golf Club.