687 E 4th Avenue Durango CO Real Estate
This beautiful, meticulously cared for 2003 custom built home features 4914 square feet of comfortable living space, with an additional 970 square foot heated garage. Please check out the 3D visual tour link for a video walkthrough! Designed to appear as though it had been built at the turn of the century blends with the historic setting of Durango, yet has all the infrastructure of a modern home, with top of the line construction. And the LOCATION is unbeatable for enjoying the very best of Durango! LAYOUT OF HOME: Entering from the old-fashioned front porch, you'll find the living & dining areas, kitchen, both offices, powder room, lush interior courtyard, laundry, mudroom and the heated 970 sf garage. Downstairs, the large 885 square foot lower level is perfect for relaxing and using as a home theatre, complete with a 62 flat screen. Ascending the hand crafted mahogany staircase takes you to the Master Bedroom Suite, designed for relaxation with its own gas stove, large soaking tub wrapped in travertine, and glass block separate shower. A fabulous, customized master closet awaits. Also on this level is a second en-suite bedroom, with a beautiful marble bathroom. From the back stairwell you will access a second Master Bedroom Suite with its own wet bar and sitting area. And in the guest apartment are an additional two bedrooms, bath, living room and beautiful kitchen. FEATURES & CONSTRUCTION ASPECTS: *The lush center courtyard is truly an oasis-like retreat in the middle of downtown! With its water fountain and pool of natural rock, you'll want to spend all day outside! *Hurd Low-E double paned windows; custom, triple paned stained glass windows, 2 x 6 construction throughout. *The unique teak dining room wall, with decorative carvings from the turn of the last century, comes from Bali; with architectural pieces from Indonesia brought over during the construction of the home. Beautiful wide planked teak flooring graces the main level of the house. *The whole-house charcoal water filtration system ensures perfect water. In-floor heat, with an easy one-switch turnoff in the garage for when you plan to be away. Instant hot water via the recirculating pump with timer. *Professional, mature exterior landscaping, sprinklered with complete drip. Fenced and gated, and the original iron ring to tie up one's horse remains in front! *A custom slate shower for your pets awaits in the large laundry room; plus a convenient second washer & dryer in the master bedroom closet. *Guests and visiting family will love the private apartment with its own entrance, two bedrooms, bath, living area and complete kitchen. This is a legal guest home and can be rented out if you wish, with rental rates in the $1700-$2000/mo range. *The 970 sf garage, complete with built in cabinets, allows for three vehicles, plus additional off-street parking for 3 more vehicles. WHAT THE OWNERS HAVE LOVED: *Walking, walking, walking! Strolling downtown for dinner and wine, concerts and festivals, and errands. No need to drive! *Throwing open the big glass doors leading to the courtyard - really brings the outside in and provides a sweet respite with the sound of the waterfall. *The fact that they each have their own beautiful offices *The fireplace! Where the family has cooked slightly smokey oysters, roasted chestnuts and toasted marshmallows. *Having plenty of space for their kids and grandkids, including a dance floor in the basement which the grandkids love! *Their huge custom master closet, with its own washer & dryer, built-in mahogany drawers, cabinetry and custom island. Her big soaking bathtub. *And they've loved the kitchen as the heart of the home; with its custom bead board mahogany cabinetry; Viking cooktop and refrigerator, and double Fisher Paykel dish drawers. Finding such a meticulous home in Historic Durango is a rare opportunity!