Perfectly situated at the top of Sky Ridge Estates, enjoy unobstructed views of the La Plata Mountains and the gorgeous red cliffs of the Animas Valley from this fantastic single-level custom home designed and built by Durango’s own Galbraith Builders. Upon entry, you are welcomed by an abundance of natural sunlight that fills the home. The tumbled stone floors with in-floor radiant geothermal heating and cooling, extra wide entryways and halls, vaulted ceilings, and oversized double-glazed windows create an expansive living space with an effortless flow. The luxurious floor to ceiling fireplace and custom lighting add to the inviting ambience of this space and reflect the impeccable attention to detail that is showcased throughout the home. The gourmet kitchen features wonderful granite counters, custom soft-close cabinetry, a sizeable walk-in pantry, and a separate inset cooktop with hood and stunning mosaic tile inlay backsplash. There is also a dedicated desk area for a small computer to keep everything organized that is also an ideal space for a quick video chat with family and friends. The central bathroom is the jewelbox of the home and makes a special statement to visiting guests with its stone counters, curved ceiling, Venetian plaster finish, and fossil inlays. The primary suite is located on the south side of the home, which allows for ample natural sunlight with double-door access to a front deck to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or a relaxing warm summer evening under the stars. The adjoining bath features two separate solid stone vanities, a spacious steam shower and large soaking tub, with a private water closet and bidet. The walk-in closet has more than enough space for clothing and other items to maximize organization and is attached to a nice sitting area, which could be used as a home gym or studio space. There are two additional bedrooms that also feature expansive mountain and valley views, with shared access to a full bath and a large private deck. The fourth room serves as an office with more picturesque views, cork flooring, and built-in desk and cabinetry. The laundry is centrally located and includes plenty of storage with a utility sink, hanging space, and an ironing board. Outside you will find multiple connected patio areas with unobstructed views of the mountains and valley for enjoying Colorado’s gorgeous year-round weather. This thoughtfully designed Net Zero Energy Consumption home features only the highest quality finishes and environmentally friendly features, including electricity generated by an 11KW photovoltaic roof solar system, multiple Solar Thermal hot water panels that provide hot water for the home, supplemented by a heat pump and backed-up by an electric hot water tank heating element, two heat recovery air purification and ventilation systems to guarantee clean air throughout the home, and a centralized alarm system that continuously monitors the home for flood, fire, smoke, and CO2. There is an integrated ice-melt system installed on the north facing roof eves and valleys. This single-level home is also ADA compliant with its extra wide doorways and hallways. There is Cat-5 wiring throughout the home with a central sound system and the home’s in-floor heating and cooling system can be expanded. The heated oversized three-car garage has ample space for vehicles and toys, with a sink for cleaning up after a long day on the trails. The landscaping and gardens were professionally designed by Debra Galbraith and feature a drip irrigation system with drought tolerant/deer resistant plants. The yard is adjacent to one of the area’s best trail systems, Skyline Trail and is fenced for dogs. This magnificent home is a short drive to Downtown Durango's fine dining and entertainment, Hillcrest Golf Course and Fort Lewis College.