EQUESTRIAN HOME ON SCENIC BYWAY WRIGHT’S MESA (Just Outside Telluride), SOUTHWEST COLORADO
Located right on the Unaweep-Tabegauche Scenic Byway and in a peaceful region known for “getting away from the crowds”, this property is perfectly set up for your family and horses to move in and enjoy the relaxed lifestyle. Come check out the lovely home, the equestrian amenities (loafing shed, fencing and cross-fencing, pasture and 5 acres of hay production), and the spectacular mountain views in every direction! Situated in a green valley, nestled below the LaSal Mountain Range and the Uncompahgre Plateau, this lovely ranch home also overlooks the Lone Cone Mountain and the San Juan Mountain Range. Positioned to capture amazing sunrises and sunsets over the different mountain ranges, you also have all day sun to enjoy from either the front or the back porch.
The 1,890sf home, on 35 acres, has a split floor plan with the oversized master suite on one side of the great room, and the additional 2 bedrooms and full bath on the other side. Wood and tile floors, knotty alder cabinets, 9’ ceilings, updated appliances and a wood stove all make this a very cozy home. The 1,200sf detached 2 car garage with workshop is just steps from the house and has plenty of room to park, work in the shop area and to store treasures. You also have a 2 fenced dog runs, a lean to, chicken coop, completely fenced boundaries, and complete horse amenities. 2 water shares also convey, to help irrigate hay meadows and your garden (with additional shares available for purchase).
Positioned on the cusp of two different ecosystems – you can reach the resort of Telluride in under an hour, driving through high alpine country and all the beauty the river and mountains have to offer. Driving west, you reach either Gateway Canyons or Moab in under an hour’s drive through high country desert, and vistas similar to the Grand Canyon. The vibrant, historic ranching town of Norwood is just minutes away and offers groceries, gas, restaurants and supplies.
Wright’s Mesa is a year round outdoor playground. Riding and recreational opportunities abound in the endless miles of surrounding public lands. Regional lakes and the San Miguel River offer highly acclaimed fishing opportunities, as well as attracting some of the best bird watching in the region. Ride your mountain bike along the new Thunder Trail and Burn Canyon systems - some of the best outside Moab! Brilliant stargazing nightly in this newly designated Dark Sky Community – the only one on Colorado’s western slope. Cross-country ski, snowmobile, kayak, bike the area trails, or just relax at home and enjoy the spectacular views.