Within the Colorado city of Telluride, life revolves across the mountains. The identical might be stated of an expansive house on 70 acres that was designed to seize panoramic views of the encircling alpine peaks.
The 9,000-square-foot unfold at 280 and 282 Sage Grouse Road within the close by neighborhood of Placerville was inbuilt 2010, nearly 4 many years after the defunct mining city reworked itself into one of many West’s prime ski resorts.
Telluride-based architect Daniel Houlihan of Fountainhead Studio designed the buildings in mountain fashionable fashion, making most use of views and the forested setting. The result’s a spacious, light-filled house that accentuates the outside.
It’s at present in the marketplace for $8 million.
Flooring-to-ceiling home windows in the primary residence look out over the Sneffels Vary. “There are over a dozen 13,000- and 14,000-foot peaks which you can see from this house,” itemizing agent Garrett Simon says. “It’s an enormous wrap-around view.”
The property features a primary residence, a separate caretaker’s condo and storage/“toy barn” to stow automobiles and out of doors gear. It’s a spot huge on privateness and seclusion, someplace to unplug and loosen up in a distant location with out forgoing luxurious or entry to city (the ski resort is a 45-minute drive away).
Inside the primary house, excessive ceilings and pure wooden dominate the lounge and formal eating room, which each have doorways that result in out of doors lounges and patios. A big double-sided stone hearth provides a comfy vibe to each rooms.
In all, there are 5 bedrooms, six full and three half bogs in addition to a moist bar, wine storage space and in-home theater. The out of doors patio, which is heated, comprises a big built-in hearth pit designed as a spot to assemble and consider the mountains.
A potential purchaser can be “an outside fanatic household that likes privateness and loves nature,” says Simon, including the property additionally can be superb for horse lovers.
The unincorporated space of Placerville sits between two nationwide forests and covers 480 acres. It’s situated at greater than 7,000 ft in elevation. Telluride, well-known for winter sports activities and actions, additionally hosts a high-elevation golf course in summer time.
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