719 E 3rd Avenue Durango CO Real Estate
Luxurious Victorian in the Historical District. This elegant and well appointed home built in 1898 has the sought after historical look and feel of it's time. Keeping with the time period look and feel along with up to date remodels you will have an elegant home with modern safety and comfort. Let's take a tour. Entering through the wrought iron fencing onto a lush lawn and gorgeous landscaped flower beds complete with in ground sprinkler system to keep them happy. Walk up to the front porch where you will find a cozy sitting area then enter through the front door. Now see true hints of history's beautiful craftsmanship featuring an 1800's Tiffany stained glass piece, additional antique glass pieces and delightful antique light fixtures. Solid wood flooring throughout most of the home is a plus along with 3 efficient gas fire places. The nicely sized living room faces 3rd Ave and features a tree lined park setting for your viewing pleasure. Just off of the living room is a spacious dining room with an historic fireplace for perfect dinner ambiance. Continue on through the main floor into the pristine kitchen complete with Viking Professional Stove/Oven, Sub Zero Refrigerator and more. Modern granite counter tops complimented by antiqued stamped tin ceiling bring time together in perfect harmony. Just off of the kitchen is an well appointed butler's pantry for out of the way food preparation and storage. The naturally sun lit laundry room with Whirlpool Built in front loading washer and dryer is located off of the kitchen along with the mud room and powder room all with in floor heat. The powder room has that crisp and clean modern Harlequin style tile with chrome fixtures that create a perfect look for this turn of the century home. Before you go upstairs, don't miss the wine cellar with ornate metal grapes hanging along the stair railing and dripping with character helping your mouth to water even before you reach the wine tasting area. This wine room was the original coal room and still has the original metal door from Durango Iron Works in place. Upstairs you have a natural light filled master suite that has been enlarged and includes spacious built ins for extra room and clean lines. This roomy master suite has a gas stove for extra warmth, walk in closet, an attached office and full bathroom complete with steam shower. Upstairs there is an additional en suite with a 3/4 bath allowing plenty of privacy for your family or guests. There is a heated bonus attic space that has wood flooring, windows and even includes the central speaker system that runs throughout the home. The current owners have had family use this as a bedroom while staying over. It has that much space. This amazing home has such a private and lush courtyard style back yard for peaceful moments and great entertaining. Delightfully landscaped with a covered/heated sitting area, water feature, redwood deck with lighting and completely fenced. The original coal track runs through the 2011 built guest home and yard stopping right before the coal door to the wine cellar. Such a great historical feature and reminder of earlier days. The guest home has a large open entertaining area which currently fits not only living room furnishing but a pool table (not included), wet bar, gas stove with ceramic logs and french doors opening out to the courtyard. This guest home also has a bedroom and 3/4 bath for guests or permanent residents. There is a detached two car garage for private parking and a separate storage area with workspace attached to the guest house. An additional heated parking space for pull up convenience is next to the garage. Some additional qualities of the home are as follows: electric solar panels hidden from view on garage roof, forced air A/C, metal/wood designed arbors, central speaker system, heated copper gutters, heated parking space, garage apron and walkway, buried utility wiring from alley and fiber optic for internet.