COLORADO MOUNTAIN RETREAT
A Special Mountain Retreat in the heart of the north-central Rocky Mountains of Colorado
GENERAL LOCATION OF THE MOUNTAIN RETREAT:
Only two and one-half hours northwest of the Denver metropolitan area and Denver International Airport
The Granby/Grand County airport (Emily Warner Field) is just 25 minutes away; there is another general aviation airport in Kremmling; Amtrak also stops in Granby
Nestled in an unincorporated, forested area of Grand County
On the western slope of the Continental Divide
Near the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park
At the intersection of US Highway 40 and US Highway 34 and equal distance from the historic Village of Grand Lake and the Town of Granby, which is the transportation hub of the county
West of three adjoining lakes which border US 34
SPECIFIC SETTING OF THE HOME:
Physical and mailing address: 421 County Road 414, Granby, CO, 80446
Enjoy your own two and one-half acres of a walkable and well maintained alpine forest of healthy pines and aspens and wildflowers; with neighbors, but not too many, and not too close.
On a county maintained and plowed road
Sitting on a mountain side with panoramic views of a pastoral valley below and several additional mountain ranges
Easy and immediate access to the surrounding US Forest Service lands
View abundant wildlife year round including elk, deer, moose, fox and a large variety of bird life
Just outside the front door is hiking, biking, snow shoeing, sledding, cross country skiing, horseback riding, fishing, big and small game hunting, ATV-ing, and snowmobiling, with boating and other water sports in the nearby lakes
Perfect for a weekend getaway or full time living, this contemporary Mountain Retreat is ideal for year round enjoyment.
Completely remodeled in 2000-2001, 1436 SF of well-designed new living space was added to the original cedar-sided cabin of 1400 SF, which was built in 1986, for a total today of 2836 SF.
A spacious redwood deck ( 1500 SF ) surrounds the home and includes a hot tub and Sun Setter mobile sun shades for relaxing and enjoying special times.
A large, two and one-half car garage (700 SF) and asphalt circle driveway were added with ground level and second story storage and ample wiring for the built in work space.
With numerous windows throughout the home, the Mountain Retreat has an abundance of natural light and panoramic vistas on every side.
The walls, floors and ceilings are a rich mixture of white oak, naturally-aged pine, carpet, slate, and rough sawn beams.
This open floor plan and extensive decking are a great combination for entertaining and family gatherings.
The home is heated with a gas forced air furnace, wood stove, in-floor heat and gas fireplace.
24 foot vaulted ceiling with three Casablanca ceiling fans
Private Bedroom Suite with an adjoining three-quarter Bath
Addition Guest Bedroom
Great Room with Heat-N-Glo gas fireplace and Vermont Castings Encore wood stove
Spacious Wet Bar with cabinets, glass shelving, granite countertops and a beverage refrigerator
Bright and airy Dining Room
Open Kitchen with knotty alder cabinetry, granite counter-tops and Breakfast Bar
Convenient Mudroom with built in storage shelves and bench
LOWER WALK OUT FLOOR:
Large and comfortable Family Room with windows on 3 sides and a door to the forested back yard
Computer and Office Work Space for two people
Two large walk-in Storage Rooms
In-floor heat with its own dedicated hot water system
4 foot crawl space under the original home which houses the mechanical, hot water tanks, furnace and more storage space
Comfortable Bedroom Suite, overlooking the main floor, with Full Bath and stained glass window
GETAWAY AND GREENHOUSE:
Further into the forest (but within view of the house) is a playhouse, studio or a quiet getaway which is 16' X 14' with a 9' ceiling, pine interior, movable windows and a 6'X16' cantilevered deck overlooking the forest and valley below.
A 6' X 8' Enthusiast Hobby Grower Greenhouse is within walking distance from the kitchen.
WATER, SEWER AND TAXES:
Professionally maintained septic system
Taxes for 2015: $1,412.04
Rocky Mountain National Park, which includes the headwaters of the mighty Colorado River, just celebrated its 100th anniversary.
RMNP offers hiking, educational seminars, biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, snowshoe tours, camping and much more
Winter Park/Mary Jane and Sol Vista ski resorts and mountain biking terrains
An all-purpose public shooting range, a trap and skeet range, archery range, extensive system of trails for hiking, biking, jogging, tennis courts, Hot Sulphur Springs and Spa and the YMCA of the Rockies, which is ideal for family reunions
Four golf courses
Property for horse boarding and horseback riding
Three adjoining lakes (Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Lake and Grand Lake) for fishing, kayaking, boating, sailing regattas and other water sports
General aviation airports in Granby and Kremmling
Middle Park Medical Centers located in Granby and Kremmling
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES NEARBY:
Grand Lake is the home of the outstanding summer theater, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater and the Kaufman House museum.
Other artistic and educational venues nearby include the Grand Chorale, the Grand County Concert Series, the Railroad Museum, the Historical Museum in Hot Sulphur Springs, the Winter Park Jazz Festival, Grand Lake US Constitution Week, and numerous vocalist and artistic venues and photography opportunities
Summers bring mountain music festivals, craft fairs, parades, family get togethers and the well-known 4th of July Fireworks over Grand Lake.
Additional informational websites:
Rocky Mountain National Park:www.rmnp.com
Grand County Colorado Tourism Board:www.visitgrandcounty.com
***If you are looking for a SPECIAL MOUNTAIN RETREAT,look no further. If you love the magnificent outdoors of the Colorado Mountains and want to stay active, healthy and inspired, you have come to the right place.
Make this SPECIAL MOUNTAIN RETREAT...YOUR RETREAT.
OFFERED AT $625,000.00
Broker participation welcome
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Grand Lake, Colorado 80447