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Address: 820 S. Monaco Pkwy Suite 318 Denver, CO 80224


Call Us: 877-612-8494


Sold for $880,000!


This majestic high-desert home has an exceptional architectural design blended with southwest flavors. Every aspect of this custom build boasts intention, quality and beauty. Located in Las Vistas Subdivision – a gated and private development in Farmington, New Mexico.

Auction Info:


Property Address: 1450 Vista Hermosa Trail,

Farmington, NM 87401

Auction Location: Online Bidding Only

Auction Date and Time:

Opens Thursday, December 17th | 6 PM MT

Ends Saturday December 19th @ 12 PM MT

Fees & Commission

Broker CO-OP 2.5%

Initial Bid Incentive 2%

Bidding: Buyers Premium - 10%

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This home offers luxury living at its finest.

The open floor plan provides you ample space to entertain family and friends.

You’ll enjoy spectacular views of the Choke Cherry Canyon and the La Plata Mountains on your nearly 1000' square foot of covered back patio space – which you can access from the great room, kitchen and master bedroom.

The master suite offering plenty of privacy with a luxurious en-suite bathroom and oversized walk-in closet. The study has the perfect set-up for a work from home day. The gourmet kitchen includes a showpiece island, high-end appliances and an eat-in area.

Built with numerous custom details, including stacked stone accents, granite countertops, stone & hardwood floors, accent lighting, built-in bookcases, and much more.

Located near numerous amenities and recreational activities – such as golfing, hiking, hunting, fishing and nearby skiing.

This property will provide you with the lifestyle you’ve always wanted!

Don’t miss this opportunity to BID, BUY, OWN your next Home!

Online Only Auction event starts on Thursday, December 17th at 6 PM MT.

Ends Saturday December 19th @ 12 PM MT

GREAT ROOM is absolutely breathtaking with northerly views of Choke Cherry Canyon and the La Plata Mountains in the distance are second to none. Sweeping glass windows and doors bring the outside into the home and truly makes it feel as though it's one with the land.

OPEN FLOOR PLAN and high ceilings in conjunction with custom wood accents and layout bring a comfortable and relaxing feel throughout.

GOURMET KITCHEN is perfect for those that love to entertain. Designed with versatility in mind, the kitchen features an incredible showpiece island, custom hand hammered copper hood, high end appliances, induction stove top, separate ice machine, pendant lighting, wide walkways, oversized breakfast bar, eat-in area, granite countertops, wall mounted fireplace and of course More Views!

BEDROOMS arrangement offers privacy to guests or family with each bedroom having its own bathroom.

MASTER BEDROOM RETREAT includes a sitting area with an additional built-in fireplace, a wall of windows with exceptional views and a private entrance to the back batio. The en-suite bathroom has his and her vanities, spa influenced soaking tub with floating water spout, walk-in shower, heated towel bars, vaulted ceilings and loads of natural light.

STUDY Features 83' of built-in bookshelves, gas log fireplace and another private entrance to the back patio.

OUTDOORS as you step out onto the nearly 1000' square footage of covered back patio space that is ABSOLUTELY STUNNING. Optimal for entertaining, the Westerly and Northerly views are showcased in perfect splendor from the patio. A stacked stone wood burning fireplace compliments the elements of the home and its natural surroundings. Outdoor living at its finest.

OTHER AMENITIES Include custom stone and wood flooring, niches, walls and accent lighting designed to highlight art and decor, 5 fire features, Swarovski fixtures, extensive built-ins, inlaid speakers and central sound controls, Pella doors and windows, extended laundry room with a flex room setup for an office, crafts or other hobbies, oversized 3 Car Garage with shop space, in-floor radiant heat and refrigerated central cooling.

IN ADDITION to the home and its immediate lot the owner acquired 2 contiguous lots (West and East Side) for additional privacy. These lots to be conveyed with the Purchase. Located in a gated and private community.

DEVELOPMENT the Las Vistas Subdivision holds arguably the most exclusive street and homes in San Juan County.

This Property is Unrivaled in Quality, Design and Location!!

Property Highlights

•5 minutes to Pinon Hills Golf Course

•75 minutes to Purgatory Ski Resort (Durango, CO)

• 3 BR / 3.5 BA

• 3-car garage with shop space

• 3.98± Total Acres comprising of 3 contiguous Lots

• 1000' Square feet of covered back patio space

• Breathtaking Northerly views of Choke Cherry Canyon and the La Plata Mountains

• Outdoor stacked stone fireplace

• Combination of hand-scraped French pine flooring, slate flooring and carpet throughout

• 14’ plus ceilings in kitchen, living room and dining room

• Pine ceiling beams throughout

• Induction cooktop

• Pella windows

• In-floor heat throughout

• Instant hot water

• Hot/cold water tap in garage

• Built-in vacuum system

• Over-sized master bedroom closet with shelves and built-in drawers

• 4 indoor gas fireplaces

• 1 outdoor gas fireplace

• 1 outdoor gas fire pit

• Granite countertops throughout

• Custom cabinetry

• Loft in one guest bedroom

• Irrigated landscape

• Dining table and eight chairs included

• Outdoor deck furniture included

All property measurements are approximate. All information on this website was delivered from sources believed to be correct, but not guaranteed. It is the buyer’s responsibility to verify all property specifications prior to the auction date. Prestige Real Estate Auction, LLC is an agent of the seller. Announcements take precedence over printed materials. Not available to residents of any state in which this real estate is not in compliance with the real estate laws or other laws of that state.

For Complete Terms & Conditions, go to the Property Information Packet on this website.


From NM170 go east on Pinon Hills Blvd for 4 miles. Turn left onto Hood Mesa Trail. Turn left onto Vista Grande Dr. Turn left onto Vista Hermosa Trail. From NM516 go west on Pinon Hills Blvd. Turn right onto Hood Mesa Trail. Turn left onto Vista Grande Dr. Turn left onto Vista Hermosa Trail.

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1450 Vista Hermosa Trail, Farmington, NM 87401, USA

Farmington, New Mexico

Farmington New Mexico is home to a rich and colorful history, originally called "Junction City" because of its location near the convergence of the 3 rivers, the town began to blossom into a flourishing farm and ranch economy and was incorporated in 1901.

This San Juan city is known for its year round mild climate making it an ideal location for outdoor recreation. Offering an average of 273 days of sunshine. You can drive to Durango Colorado and Santa Fe, New Mexico, for endless opportunities of adventure.

Nearby you can find some of the best hunting, fishing, skiing, and hiking in the area. Purgatory Ski Area at Durango Mountain Resort (Colorado) is 75 miles north — the go-to snow skiing destination for Farmingtonians. The San Juan River offers world-class year-round trout fishing including 3.5 miles of Quality Waters below the Navajo Dam. Navajo Lake is just 40 miles East of Farmington, offers fishing, boating, water skiing, hiking and camping. Enjoy some time outdoors as you golf through the fantastic courses found in the surrounding area.

Explore the Historic sites surrounding Farmington, NM. Native American sites include the ancient Pueblo Aztec Ruins National Monument and Salmon Ruins at the edge of Farmington, just to name a few.

Farmington is the 54 year host to the Connie Mack World Series, an annual national baseball tournament for 17-18 year old boys, which draws an average of 5000 fans per game.

Other note-worth changes and updates to Farmington’s growing community: The City’s Convention Center is newly expanded and renovated. Farmington Downtown is currently undergoing revitalization efforts focused on street redesign. The Farmington Public Library is the premier public library facility in the State and Four Corners Region. San Juan Regional Medical Center provides highly regarded broad based medical services to residents in the Four Corners Region. Farmington Public Schools have a record of high performance and student achievement. The Farmington Animal Shelter was built approximately 7 years ago and is a state-of-the-art facility. Farmington is home to San Juan College, a four year community college that has programmatic affiliations with several other institutions of higher education in New Mexico. The Farmington Museum was significantly expanded about 6 years ago and is the home to permanent and traveling exhibits.

This growing community is home to over 45,000 and welcomes thousands of tourists each year who enjoy spectacular New Mexican cuisine and a variety of local shops.

Farmington is truly the place to be if you want to be out of the hustle and bustle and still enjoy all your favorite activities and have access to all a bigger city has to offer. Make Farmington your new home!


Ben Lyns


A Top Producing Real Estate Broker in San Juan County (SJC) for nearly 2 decades. Currently, Brokered over Two Hundred Million in combined Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions since January 1st, 2001.

REMAX of Farmington

Ben Lyons, Associate Broker



Janelle Karas

Janelle Karas commenced her Real Estate career in 1989 in “list and sell” Real Estate, and has been involved in the mortgage industry, real estate development and investing. Since June 2002, Janelle has worked exclusively in the Real Estate Auction industry and has successfully sold hundreds of properties in the Western United States via auction.

Real Estate Auctioneer


Absolute Auction Terms & Conditions

Property Address:

Will ABSOLUTELY to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price!

Bidders Registration: All prospective buyers must register to bid. An initial deposit of $25,000 in the form of a cashier’s check or wire transfer payable to United Country Real Estate- Prestige Auction, LLC will be required to bid at the auction along with a Signed Initial Bid Form, Terms and Conditions, Property Information Package Receipt and Bidder Registration Card. The $25,000 deposit will be immediately returned in the event the bidder is unsuccessful. (Please call for wire instructions)

IInitial Bid Incentive: To register you are required to submit an initial bid. By placing a written initial bid at least 24 hours prior to the live auction- Seller to rebate 2% of the initial bid to winning bidder at closing and will appear on the Closing Statement. Rebate does not include any bids placed at the live auction or any bids over the initial bid. Opening bids do not constitute a contract nor commencement of the auction.

Buyer’s Premium: A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be added to final bid and included in total Contract Price.

Earnest Money Deposit: 10% non-refundable earnest money deposit will be due immediately after being declared the winning-bidder. The remainder of the earnest money deposit (above the initial deposit) can be paid by check or wire transfer. Wire transfers must post within 24 hours after being declared the winning-bidder. This amount will be applied to the purchase price and will be deposited in the brokers escrow account


Purchase Contract: Winning-bidder hereby agrees to enter into an Auction Buy/Sell Contract to Purchase the property immediately upon being declared the Winning-Bidder by the Auctioneer. For on-line bidders: upon the close of the auction the winning-bidder will be forwarded via email an Auction Buy/Sell Contract to Purchase the property for electronic signature. Purchase Contract must be signed and returned, along with earnest money deposit, within than 24 hours from being declared the winning-bidder or will forfeit their initial deposit.

Phone and On-line Bidding: Phone and On-line bidding is available. Registration must be completed 48 hours prior to the auction. All terms will apply as if you were participating at the auction in person. Wire transfer of the $25,000 will be required. Please contact Auction Company for full details.

Closing: The remaining balance of the Contract Price is due in cash or new loan at closing within 30 days of the close of the auction. A Special Warranty Deed will be supplied by the seller at the seller’s expense giving marketable title subject to restrictions of record. Taxes & Home Owners Association fees are pro-rated. Title insurance will be at the buyer’s expense.

New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax (“GRT”): Buyer to pay the GRT in the amount of 8.25% of the commission or Buyer’s Premium

No Financing Contingency: By participating in this auction, bidders hereby agree that their bid shall NOT be subject to the bidder’s ability to obtain financing and there are no financing contingencies. We encourage you to have a full written approval before bidding. The balance is due in cash or new loan at closing within 30 days.

Bidder Information Package: A Package of information has been assembled for this property and including: disclosures, title documentation, HOA Docs.

Property Previews: Public Previews are scheduled on specific dates and times. It is highly recommended that all bidders personally inspect the property prior to placing any bids in the auction. Property inspections are the sole responsibility of the bidders.

Conduct of Auction: Conduct of auction and bidding increments are at the discretion of United Country Real Estate- Prestige Auction, LLC. United Country Real Estate- Prestige Auction, LLC reserves the right to deny any person admittance to the auction.

Broker Participation Invited: RE/MAX of Farmington is offering a 2.5% Broker CO-OP is being offered to the broker that brings the successful high bidder. Brokers must register their buyer 48 hours in advance subject to established United Country Real Estate- Prestige Auction, LLC guidelines. Contact our office for more information 877-612-8494.

Disclaimer: All information provided is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. Information is subject to change without notice. There are no warranties either expressed or implied pertaining to this property. Real estate is being sold "As-Is, Where-Is" with NO warranties expressed or implied. Please make all inspections and have financing arranged prior to bidding. All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed- you must do your own due diligence.

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