“Bearly Heaven” has it all

Surrender to the best in mountain living:

Bring your horses, toys and hobbies to this charming and multi functional property, happily situated within an easy short walk of Saul’s Creek/San Juan National Forest and located between the two resort towns of Durango and Pagosa Springs. The beauty of nature surrounds you with restorative peace and joy. This is a special property in the peaceful Deer Valley Estates. $549,000.


This beautiful home is 2744 sq. ft, with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, a nice daylight basement with a finished apartment, a large shop with office/hobby space, a three space carport, a two stall stable with tack room and hay storage, and horse holding pen and 2.5 acre fenced turnout. The 4.52 acres have been fire mitigated and have mature stands of tall Ponderosa Pines and wildflower meadows. The home has extensive landscaping, including vibrant flowers and mature ponderosa pines surrounding several grassy areas. This is all kept lush with a 16 zone irrigation system.

Charming and multi functional property offers upscale Colorado rustic living:

A covered front porch leads the way into the open kitchen and dining areas. You will feel comfortable and right at home with the radiant in-floor heat with 7-zones, T&G knotty pine ceiling, Regency wood stove with blower, the log walls and accents, and much more. The kitchen features custom cabinets, tile flooring, stainless steel appliances and a huge pantry accessed through the connecting laundry room. The living room is open and bright, with abundant large windows and access to a covered deck that runs the length of the home. Also on the main level is a full bath, guest room with walk-in closet, and the master suite. The master suite features a sitting area, two walk-in closets, a covered door leading to the hot tub, and attached bath. Downstairs, a walkout basement offers an en-suite bedroom, and a large family/rec room with several large windows and access to a concrete patio. A second kitchen has been set up in one of the two garage bays for commercial or residential use and can be quickly converted back into a garage. There are many possibilities for this downstairs space, and it conveniently offers a separate entrance.

Deer Valley is a gated community, surrounded by nearly 12,000 acres of San Juan National Forest in the Sauls Creek area:

The property is ready for horses. A 30×57 barn features drive-through garage doors, two storage wings, concrete floor, 220-wired outlets, phone line, water, and 9×30 fully finished office or hobby room. The 30×30 shop with concrete floors is fully insulated, and heated. There is also a 3 bay carport, garden shed and a fenced garden area. The 5-year old Pro Barn stable offers 2 stalls with rubber mat flooring and Dutch doors, a 12’ x 12’ hay room with feed door, and an insulated tack room. The stable opens to a 40’ x 30’ holding pen with a sand base to keep mud manageable, and the 2.5 acre turnout is fully fenced and ready to use. There is a small orchard with apples, cherries, grapes and raspberries. The National Forest is literally just a few steps away. Access to these public lands is limited to property owners within the subdivision- allowing for quiet hiking and biking without the crowds. Much sought Deer Valley Estates is a well-managed gated subdivision, and is recognized as a Firewise Community. Please see the association documents for the Saul’s Creek trail map.