The most desirable ranch area in all of Pagosa Springs; Hidden Valley Ranch. Pristine, gated, fire mitigated and a 55-acre lake stocked with Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout & Snake River Cutthroats! The Watusi Ranch offers unparalleled space and privacy for those with big families or lots of visitors. Just driving up is a “Wow” experience! Full round log triple Porta Cochere with copper gutters and handmade Elk Chandelier. The main log home features high-end upgrades at every turn. 100-yr old, reclaimed wood floors from a tobacco warehouse, river rock Rumford wood Fireplace, and handmade fallen antler chandelier, tall log beam supports with enough drywall to spread light, pristine chinking and massive covered decks surrounding all the main floor spaces. Main floor primary suite with guest rooms spread in upper and lower floors, give the main home lots of privacy. Head down to the game and media room for a round of pool, a hand of poker or just chill with a movie. Close to 2000 sf of decks/outside entertainment area and fenced area for the small animals. Over at the newly remodeled barn turned lodge, you will find 6 bedrooms, most with stunning mountain views, a huge great room and additional media room with its own kitchenette – just bring the popcorn. The spaces in the lodge are perfectly crafted and built by master builder Vernon Leslie. Wander outside and you will find a creek running through the property to a small pond for the 4-leggeds. Nearly 100 acres rich in Ponderosa Pine, White Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce and Aspens with views of both North and East range of the San Juan Mountains. This is the setting and home found in the best magazines. Hidden Valley has 300 acres of common space reserved for ranch owners, a 55-acre private lake beaming with fish, a boat dock is available for small watercraft & endless fishing opportunities or enjoy a quiet, serene canoe or paddle board across crystal clean mountain waters. A couple miles up the road from the ranch will take you to multiple San Juan National Forest gates into 2.5 million acres of forest. Hike or ride to 4-mile falls, Quien Sabe Lake and parts beyond. 6 miles to Historic Downtown Pagosa Springs for a soak in the Pagosa Hot Springs, walk the San Juan River trail, float or fish the river, play disk golf on Res Hill or take in one of the trendy mountain eateries. 25 mns to Wolf Creek Ski Area, Pagosa Mountain Hospital is just 10 minutes from downtown. Private FBO at Steven’s Field can accommodate large personal aircraft. Commercial flights via United, American, & Frontier Airlines, just an hour west at La Plata Airport near Durango. If you are a qualified buyer looking for a stunning one-of-a-kind tract to build your mountain dream upon, look no further, and schedule your private tour on this masterpiece today. Gated ranch, you will need an agent to tour the property.