805 E 5th Avenue Durango CO Real Estate
Historic architecture meets modern luxury: rare opportunity to own one of Durango's most distinctive properties. In the heart of Historic Downtown Durango on the corner of 5th Avenue and 8th Street sits The Gable House. Built in 1892 as a private home, this impeccably maintained Queen Anne Victorian mansion is a crown jewel of historically registered properties in the State of Colorado. Original details have been preserved alongside modern amenities of luxury and comfort. High ceilings, original solid brass door knobs and hinges as well as intricate woodwork throughout epitomize the superb craftsmanship of the late 1800s. Fully restored, this home is perfect for multigenerational family gatherings, boasting seventeen spacious rooms as well as a large full basement. The grounds are bordered with English privet, creating beautiful and private spaces amongst the many gardens. There is also a deep front porch perfect for relaxing with a book or a glass of wine. Here is a place for a large family to enjoy all of Downtown Durango's shops, restaurants, theaters and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, all just a short walk from the front steps of this exquisite property. Also included on this corner lot with ample on and off-street parking is a three bedroom carriage house perfect for guests.