Animas River frontage with several ponds and oxbows. Private acreage in the heart of the Animas Valley.
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The Animas Meanders properties have been owned and maintained by a local steward known for environmental conservation efforts. Since the 1990′s, a portion of the property has been enhanced by wetlands conservation and is now home to a number of Blue Heron, along with other water fowl. The wildlife on this property is prolific. Herds of Rocky Mountain elk, mule deer, fox, and turkey are seen on a regular, if not, daily basis. Views up into snowcapped Needles Mountain Range are inspiring and provoking. Trout fishing along this stretch of the Animas is great with its many bends and private (non-pressured) location. Both flyfishing and spin casting connoisseurs will enjoy the thrill of the sport on this property. Other river activities include kayaking, canoeing and tubing. There are several beach areas that provide easy access in and out of the river. Water rights from Reid Ditch keep the ponds and developed oxbow areas full in the summer and create a lush, serene setting. Plum trees, mature cottonwoods, Gambel oaks, Pinion and some Ponderosa pines dot the landscape.
Animas Meanders Lot 2A – $899,000
Lot 2A of Animas Meanders Ranch, a 14.95 acre riverfront parcel, is relatively flat with commanding views of the Needles Range and surrounding mountains. There are portions of a large pond on the property, as well as several oxbows. The property is located adjacent to the City of Durango limits just off of 32nd Street. Access is via a private road at the end of 34th Street.
An elevated building site with views of the valley and surrounding mountains is the perfect place to build a primary residence. The driveway is already cut to the building site and utilities are close by. Barns and outbuildings could be built in the pasture areas and would make an ideal setup for horses or a small group of livestock. A variety of trees and foliage grace the land including ponderosa pine, gamble oak, cottonwoods, fruit trees and native grasses. There are plenty of large trout in the pond and in the river. Be self sustaining and grow your own vegetables and produce. Approximately 2.5-acres of the property are planted in sweet corn and a variety of organic vegetables.
Animas Meanders Lot 3A-1 – $1,200,000
Similar to Lot 2A but larger, Lot 3A-1 of Animas Meander is an ideal property with great beauty, river frontage and large ponds. Comprised of 36.33-acres of mostly flat land with an elevated hillside bench. Uses include single family residential and/or an agri-business with orchards, vineyards and row crops, which is becoming more and more sought after with consumers of healthy foods.
Both of these properties are situated in the grand Animas Valley and are very close to schools, shopping and numerous recreation opportunities. Fish from your own banks along the gold medal waters of the Animas. Watch Blue Heron feed their young in trees on the property. Take in stunning sunsets or early morning sunrises that case a magical glow on the landscape.
The property is currently being leased for cattle grazing which keeps the property taxes at an agricultural status and very low. 2010 taxes on this 36.33-acres were $97.04.
Property Quick Details
- Address: 600 & 604 Riverbend
- Subdivison: Animas Meanders
- Price: $899,000 & $1,200,000
- Acreage: 14.95 & 36.33 acres
- City: Durango
- Area: Rural
- Elementary School: Riverview
- Middle School: Miller
- Highschool: Durango
- Zip: 81301
- Type: Vacant Land
- MLS#: 657594
- HOA: Yes
- Dis. to downtown: 2 miles
This property is listed by
Shane Dawson, Broker/Owner
Direct: (970) 769-2949
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