There is no doubt that Durango is a great place to live. The city’s lifestyle, family friendly community, and fantastic neighborhoods are among the best available in the nation. To help assist in your search for homes for sale in Durango Co, we have complied a short list of some fantastic Durango neighborhoods for you to check out. These neighborhoods have a lot to offer, including beautiful homes, convenient locations, and wonderful amenities.
1) The Cliffs
With fantastic views of the Animas River Valley and only eight minutes from downtown, The Cliffs has a lot to offer the Durango home buyer. This private gated community offers up some of the most spectacular home sites available on the current market. The community boasts a superb, well-thought-out site plan, underground utilities, and pre-drilled wells for each home site. For those who enjoy spending time outdoors, the gorgeous community features a private trail system for hiking or horseback that links up with the nearby National Forest.
2) Valley Acres
For those who are looking for something in the country with easy access to the city, Valley Acres is a great place to begin a home search. The once farming/ grazing area offers up wide open spaces with tons of wildlife including, deer, elk, and various waterfowl.
3) Timberline View Estates
With spectacular views of the La Plata Mountains, Timberline View Estates is a great option for home buyers looking for life in a quiet setting. The estates are built on the northwestern face of a hillside and feature some of the most beautiful views within Durango. Additionally, the hillside lots boast natural vegetation, ponderosa pines, and gamble oaks.
4) Hillcrest Estates
Rising high above the city, on the Mesa, is the beautiful and convenient Hillcrest Estates community. Boasting spectacular views of the La Plata Mountains and the Animas Valley, the large majority of the community’s nearly 200 homes articulate a mountain-home look. However, there are a few homes within the neighborhood that feature a contemporary style as well. Complete with paved streets and sidewalks, the well-established community also features mature landscaping and easy access to the Hillcrest Gold Course, which is located on the western side of the subdivision. Additionally, the neighborhood’s close proximity to Fort Lewis College makes it easy to bike or walk to campus from the subdivision.
Located in Durango’s beautiful northwest corner, Rockridge is Durango’s loveliest in-town subdivision. Boasting fantastically built luxury homes, the community of nearly 100 one-acre home sites has all the quietude of the country with the convenience of a city location. Publicly protected wildlife lands flank the subdivision’s north and northwest side, and the community’s public walking trail offers access through a Greenbelt to the nearby protected wildlife areas.