Exquisite, and efficient! No need to compromise quality for size as the finishes in this 2BR SINGLE LEVEL, Cottonwoods lock and leave home are simply gorgeous. Granite slab countertops, new hardwood (3/2019), and travertine tile flooring throughout as well as ample storage. Enjoy the stunning red cliff mountain views, lush Dalton Ranch golf course including a large pond and amazing outdoor entertaining from the covered patio with a built-in outdoor gas grill, recessed lighting, ceiling fan, and built-in speakers. New patio fencing 2016. This spectacular home has an open design kitchen with great room and dining room for easy entertaining. The great room boasts high ceilings, a three-sided gas fireplace, built-in entertainment center, and wet bar with built-in wine refrigerator and custom cabinetry. The exceptional kitchen features a double under-mount sink, granite slab countertops, a huge breakfast bar, custom soft-close Knotty Alder cabinets with sliding shelving, and under cabinet lighting. Wood-paneled refrigerator plus stainless steel wall oven, built-in microwave, and 6 burner gas range w/ hood and exhaust. Light-filled master suite features a vaulted ceiling with recessed lighting, ceiling fan, and slider to back patio. Custom closets updated professionally in 2016 (Master) and 2019 (2nd BR). Master Bath features travertine tile flooring, double vanity with granite countertop and Alder cabinets. The large glass-enclosed steam shower has two shower heads and the jetted sunken tub adds to the spa-like feel. The second bedroom features wood flooring, a walk-in closet, and private access to the 2nd 3/4 bathroom. The 2nd bath has travertine tile flooring, vessel style sink on the granite countertop, and sliding glass door walk-in shower. Spacious two car attached garage. In-floor radiant heat and Central air conditioning added in 2012, though rarely used. New roof in 2017, Water softener added 2012, New water heater 4/2019, and new boiler pump 2014. Attic subfloor and storage build-out 2019. Pre Wired for speakers inside and out and security system. This home is on a professionally landscaped low maintenance lot, fully maintained by HOA including a sprinkler system, which uses irrigation water so you have no additional summer bills for watering. Dalton Ranch Golf Club, Restaurant and PJ's Gourmet Market, Animas Wine Shop, and True Value Hardware are just a few blocks away. Enjoy a fantastic location in the north Animas Valley close to Trimble Hot Springs and just 10 minutes from downtown Durango and 20 minutes from Purgatory Ski Resort. Utilities: LPEA: $117 ($172/$78) Atmos: $65 ($130/$26) Animas Water: $32 ($34/$19) *Occupancy not before approx. November 2020 when the current owners new home is completed.