Why Highland Realty?

Situated in Vallecito’s longest continually operating real estate office, Highland is devoted to community investment has intimate knowledge of SW Colorado’s best kept secret. Let our agents put their 30+ years of residency and service to work for you.

Experience You Can Trust

Vallecito’s longest continually operating real estate office, Highland Realty’s team of agents have over 40 years of collective real estate experience specific to the Vallecito market. Highland Realty is a local, independent, family-owned business with a genuine interest in serving our community and investing in its betterment. When you work with Highland Realty, you can feel confident that you are getting the most veritable insight and commitment to excellence.

Exposure For Your Listing

If you are looking to sell your property, look no further. Highland Realty strives to provide you with the best value for your listing experience. We are plugged in with the Durango Area Association of Realtors, meaning we connect your listing with a network of publishing sites for maximum exposure (MLS, Zillow, Realtor.com, etc.). Our partnership with 360Durango opens yet another avenue of extended saturation. With strategic internet marketing programs, Highland Realty is fine-tuned for our area’s industry.

Insider Knowledge

Our agents, most of whom have resided at Vallecito for over 30 years, are uniquely situated to understand the benefits, demands and pulse of our community. We are familiar historically with many of the area properties, and have knowledge regarding local regulatory agencies and their requirements. Additionally, Highland Realty has connections to the most talented local contractors and service providers.


Lonnie, Gail, Rana, and Kyle all live year-round at Vallecito Lake, bringing valuable perspective to any conversation about real estate at the lake. Our agents know all about our classic “Colorado” winters, our warm, languid, lake-side summers—and everything else in between! We know how to make the most of each season, and can help you flourish and enjoy each of them comfortably.

Our agents

The Team at Highland Realty is devoted to community investment and has intimate insider knowledge of SW Colorado’s best kept secret.
Real Estate Agent

Shawn Ferrell

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Highland Realty Office at Vallecito Lake Colorado
Real Estate Agent

Madeline McCarty

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Lonnie Gail Rush Highland Realty Vallecito Bayfield Colorado Real Estate
Real Estate Agent

Lonnie & Gail Rush – GRI, MRE

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