Hesperus Homes & Real Estate


Search Hesperus homes for sale & real estate in Hesperus CO. Just over the hill, west on Highway 160 buyers who tour the area will find the best views of the La Plata Mountains. Being a short 15 minute drive from downtown Durango, fast access to the La Plata Mountains they will find the community of Hesperus, Colorado. Property here includes some of the most exclusive luxury homes that provide large plots of land and 360° views to modest farm and ranch property located along County Rd 140.

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Hesperus Real Estate Market

La Plata Mountains

Just over the hill, west on Highway 160, buyers will find the best views of the La Plata Mountains. And just a short 15-minute drive from downtown Durango, with fast access to the La Plata Mountains, those who tour the area will find Hesperus, Colorado. A few miles south of Hesperus was the original property site of Fort Lewis College. Real estate in the area includes some of the most exclusive luxury house on the market, with large plots of land and 360-degree views. The housing market also boasts modest farm and ranch properties that are located along County Road 140.

Hay Gulch is a hidden area just south of town over La Plata Creek. Properties in this area are mainly off the back side of Hesperus Ski Area. Some of these homes even have coal mine sites right on their property!

As far as coal mines, further down the road in Hay Gulch tourists will find Iron King Mine, a coal mine that provides cement throughout the US and Mexico. Iron King Mine is hidden and many don't even know of its existence.

La Plata Mountains

Considered the gateway to many things, homeowners living in this area have perfect access to the views of the La Plata Mountains. On the drive to the National Forest Access, the beautiful valley includes amazing custom houses for sale as well as private venues properties for weddings and other celebrations.

These mountains will provide access to the Colorado Trail which will take tourists and neighbors all the way to Denver if they are feeling ambitious. These mountains also provide a reprieve for surrounding cities and communities. Many living in La Plata and Montezuma County use the mountains for sightseeing, hiking, camping, as well as four wheeling in the summer and cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months.

Hesperus Community Highlights

  • Just 15 minutes from downtown Durango, making Hesperus a great community for commuters.
  • Home to Ski Hesperus, a family-focused ski destination.
  • Highlands Unlimited, a guided hunting experience, also makes its home here.
  • Just 25 minutes from Mesa Verde National Park, and even closer to the San Juan National Forest.

Hesperus Community Amenities

With some affordable living options, many homeowners travel to and from neighboring Durango for work to avoid the higher housing market costs. Highway 140 serves as the "backway" to Farmington, NM, where many living here go to shop for larger items such as furniture.

Some of the finest cuisine in Southwest Colorado can be found at Kennebec Cafe, located right on Highway 160. Dine outdoors for brunch on the weekend or sit at a table with direct views of the La Plata Mountains. Kennebec Cafe will not dissapoint.

Hesperus Real Estate Agents

Thinking about buying or selling a home in Hesperus CO? Allow our Durango area real estate professionals to guide you through the purchase of your next property or expertly negotiate the sale of your current residence. As Hesperus real estate agents, we're experts on the market dynamics unique to Hesperus real estate. We'll get to work for you today!

Contact Colorado Property Group to learn more about buyer or seller representation. Planning to sell your Hesperus property? Visit our Free Home Evaluation page, where you can learn more about the value of your home in Hesperus!

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