6 beautiful homes in Colorado
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Evergreen. This three-bedroom home is set on the edge of a cliff with panoramic views of Mount Evans and the city of Denver. The house, which has geothermal heat and a solar energy system, features a gourmet kitchen, an elevator, a game room, a home theater, and a master suite with a private deck and a hot tub.
The 6.6-acre property includes an outdoor kitchen, a greenhouse, and a dog shower. $3,200,000. Kay Bohan, LIV/Sotheby's International Realty, (303) 953-6640.
Basalt. Built in 1898, this historic property has a two-bedroom main cottage and two guest bungalows.
The buildings were renovated in 2008 with attention to retaining their historic character. The antique furnishings are included in the sale of the property. $1,290,000. Stacey Craft, Engel & Völkers, (970) 445-8032.
Snowmass. Built on the banks of a private pond, this four-bedroom house is part of a working ranch. The main home has a chef's kitchen, a first-floor master suite, and a guest wing with a family room.
Horse facilities include a barn with caretaker apartment, four stalls, an equipment barn, and pastures with senior water rights. $3,995,000. Carol Dopkin, Engel & Völkers, (970) 618-0187.
Telluride. An arched footbridge over Cornet Creek gives access to this five-bedroom log home. Inspired by a historic mine structure, the house is centered on a concrete-and-stone observatory with 360-degree views.
Additional features include a 21⁄2-story great room with a loft and a master bedroom with a spa bathroom and private balcony. $4,950,000. T.D. Smith, Telluride Real Estate Corp./Christie's International Real Estate, (970) 728-1606.
Uptop. Located in the front range of the southern Rockies, this 260-acre ghost town is recognized as a National Historic District. Buildings include two homes, a log schoolhouse, a private chapel, and a dance hall and tavern with a large S-curve bar.
The 1877 train depot on the land brought fame to the town when the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad crossed the mountains for the first time. $1,500,000. For sale by owner, (719) 742-6363.
Denver. This two-bedroom brick home in the Sunnyside neighborhood was built in 1930. Interior details include hardwood floors, new energy-efficient windows, and a remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances.
Outside are two parking spaces, a detached garage converted to a workshop, and a back patio with a pergola. $405,000. Mitch Shannon, Madison & Co., (303) 771-3850.