Where to Live in Durango

Where to Live in Durango

If you’re relocating to the Durango area, you’re in for a treat. They have some of the most beautiful rugged land in the nation and spectacular views. Durango is nestled away in the southwestern corner of Colorado between the Animas River Valley and the San Juan Mountains. It is a charming town with friendly folks and a frontier spirit.Where to live in Durango

Durango has 20 playgrounds and city parks. Durango also has a modest in town ski area, nearly 3,000 hotel and motel rooms, two hospitals, 40 churches, an 18 hole golf course, a hot springs, and much more.

The Animas Valley keeps you close to the action of Durango yet just outside of it. The valley provides convenient access to the growing ski resort and you can enjoy the picturesque beauty of the national park. You’ll find the south and east ends of town to be rural and an area where you’ll have a pretty good chance of having a farmer or rancher for a neighbor. There are also a handful of smaller lots with modular or mobile homes. It is one of the most affordable areas in Durango.

Victorian homes in DurangoOn the northeast side of town you’ll find the neighborhoods of Florida River Estates, Edgemont, Timberline Estates, Durango Hills, Tween Lakes, and Lemon Dam. Here you can take advantage of small town charm while still being in close proximity to coffee shops, restaurants, galleries and trails in the Durango area.

The west side of Durango offers large communities such as Rafter-J, Shenandoah, Durango West and Durango West II. There are great architectural and community opportunities here.

To the south of the heart of Durango you’ll see opportunities for affordable ranches and ranchettes as well as multi acre lots. The neighborhoods of Florida Mesa, Sunnyside and Bondad are found here.

Whether you’re looking for Victorian, Queen Anne, Bungalow or cottage type architecture, you’ll find it in Durango. You’ll also find the low maintenance life style opportunity available in condos. Durango truly has it all. Image By McGhiever (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons – By Ellin Beltz (Own Photo) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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Over 60 years combined experience in all phases of Real Estate with 7 years specific to Durango Colorado.

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