September 21, 2023

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Mountaintop House in Colorado Provides Million-Greenback Views for Below $1M

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Acquired a style for dwelling on the sting? Of a mountain?

You then is likely to be the perfect purchaser for this astonishing residence, perched on the sting of a peak in Conifer, CO. The place is in the marketplace for $800,000.

Inbuilt 1977, the three-bedroom, 2,191-square-foot abode sits on a 9.2-acre mountaintop lot. The house is co-listed with Jennifer Goslau and Leigh Flanagan, of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty.

The sellers have lived within the mountaintop residence since 1985 and are its second homeowners.

Steven Williams not solely constructed this timber-frame, post-and-beam residence however resided in it first. He was drawn to the concept of a home framing views of Pikes Peak and Pike-San Isabel Nationwide Forest, and his ’70s-era imaginative and prescient stays unchanged.

“There have been no vital updates or alternations for the reason that residence was constructed, nevertheless it does have a more moderen water heater and heating system,” says Flanagan.

A brand new proprietor will seemingly need to spruce up a couple of of the cliffside residence’s options.

“It does want some upkeep,” says Flanagan, noting that it will largely entail exterior work (the roof, siding, and decks), which makes the residence move-in prepared.

The house’s very good craftsmanship contains historic door knobs and 1904 Tiffany stained-glass doorways.

Front room

(Inventive Edge Media/LIV Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty)

Eating space

(Inventive Edge Media/LIV Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty)


(Inventive Edge Media/LIV Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty)

Upstairs hallway

(Inventive Edge Media/LIV Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty)

One of many bedrooms

(Inventive Edge Media/LIV Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty)

One of many baths

(Inventive Edge Media/LIV Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty)

The American Craftsman vibe is impressed by an structure type widespread in Pasadena, CA, as seen within the David B. Gamble Home, designed by structure agency Greene & Greene and constructed between 1908 and 1909.

In truth, two pedestal sinks, door knobs, and a tub within the Colorado residence got here from a home inbuilt 1932 in Pasadena.

Because the furnishings and paintings are so particular to the house’s type, these gadgets could possibly be included within the property’s sale worth.

“For the fitting supply, the proprietor is keen to try this,” says Flanagan. “He’s a designer and has thoughtfully curated items within the residence, together with lighting fixtures.”

Whereas extra distinctive than your common Colorado-mountain property,  the dwelling is made all of the extra compelling by its pure setting.

Denver is only a 30- to 40-minute drive from Conifer, a city of about 20,000 individuals. Flanagan says the house could possibly be a full-time residence for somebody who relishes an outside way of life.

“It’s undoubtedly a extra rural, mountain neighborhood,” she says. “People who find themselves drawn to Conifer need that distant, mountain way of life however near town. It’s not overbuilt like Vail or Breckenridge. We’ve had various individuals tour the house as a possible to be their escape from town, a second residence.”

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