Every day is “another day in paradise” on this 16-acre lakefront property located in Southwest Colorado. You can add an adjacent 16-acre parcel, priced separately, for a total of 32 lakefront acres. If you love the great outdoors, this is one of the best recreational properties in Southwest Colorado!
From the stone columns and decorative steel gates on the driveway, to the custom-built 3,800 square foot log home with attached oversized 3 car garage and covered lakeside porches overlooking Gurley Lake, you will enjoy spectacular views of the San Juan Mountain Range and majestic Lone Cone Mountain. Upon entering this home, you immediately notice the attention to details. Three oversized picture windows bring the lake and mountain views into the great room with its 12 foot wood beam, tongue and groove ceiling, dovetail log corners, stone fireplace and unique lighting features including a Tiffany chandelier and bronze elk motif wall sconces. The master suite, an en suite guest room, powder room, and laundry room are located on the first floor. The second floor contains another great room with trapezoidal windows providing lake and mountain views, along with two large en suite bedrooms, a bonus room and corner nook for TV viewing or simply curling up with a book. A mudroom with pedestrian entrance and bonus room connect the house and the garage. This property also has a 1,680 square foot barn (plumbed for heat) with a covered porch. The barn has a separate heated multi-purpose room with Bose surround sound that can be used as a workshop, office, home gym and/or man cave. The home and barn come completely furnished, making this truly a turnkey purchase enabling you to move in, enjoy nature and the surrounding views.
Paradise Ranch is part of the Gurley Lake Ranch community located along a paved and county maintained road on historic Wright’s Mesa. As a Gurley Lake Ranch property owner, you can fish for trophy trout on the stocked 300 acre Gurley Lake, you have exclusive use of the 800+ acre Gurley Elk Reserve for hiking, biking, picnicking, camping, horseback riding, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and wildlife viewing, and you can horseback ride, hike and cross country ski for miles on the private Gurley Trail.
The Wright’s Mesa region is a year round outdoor playground located along the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic and Historic Byway. You can hike forever through the canyons and mountains looking for petroglyphs and pictographs, or ride and hike the Thunder Trail or Burn Canyon Trail systems offering some of the best mountain biking outside Moab, Utah. The area offers highly acclaimed lake and stream fishing on Miramonte Reservoir and the San Miguel and Dolores Rivers, and hunting opportunities abound for elk, mule deer, bear, mountain lion, turkey and more on the abundant BLM and National Forest lands nearby. In under an hour’s drive, you can visit the resort town of Telluride which is legendary for its skiing in winter and its many festivals (Balloon, Blues & Brews, Bluegrass, Chamber Music, Film, Jazz, Mountainfilm, Wine, Yoga, and more) that are in full swing all summer with something for everyone. You can reach either the Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa in Colorado or Moab, Utah in a lovely two-hour drive northwest through high country desert and canyons. Finally, the town of Norwood is only 10 miles away serving the local farming and ranching community with small restaurants, a grocery store, hardware store, gas station, bank, health clinic, and the brand new $4 million Lone Cone Library.
Offered at $1,275,000. For an additional $150,000 (a $225,000 value), you can add the adjoining Lot 8 (16 acres) for a total of 32 lakefront acres.