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    1361 E 3rd Avenue

    Durango, CO 81122
    • $860,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 280 days
    • MLS #: 763663
    UPDATED: 32 min ago
    $860,000
    • 3
      BEDS
    • 0.24
      ACRES
    • 2
      BATHS
    • 0
      1/2 BATHS
    • 2,511
      SQFT
    • $342
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1888
    County:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:
    Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Southwest Associates, Llc.


    Description

    This lovely historic Queen Anne style Victorian known as The Judge's House, was built in 1888 by Judge George Sumner and has been an integral part of Durangos history and the home of many of its influential citizens for 130 years. The home is a well proportioned two-story structure built from wood, stucco and large stone blocks quarried from native sandstone. The gracious floor plan and its original style is very much intact. The current owner did extensive remodeling but now can not move here. Their careful restoration over the years accomplished a lot of the "behind the scenes" work: wiring and plumbing, new authentic plaster walls with blown-in insulation, the roof, sewer line, an entire radiant under-floor heating system on both floors with separate thermostats in every room. The aesthetic style and update of the kitchen and baths will be up to the next owner. Beautiful trim work and large windows still grace these high-ceilinged rooms that creates a light and spacious ambiance. The formal entry encompasses the original staircase with the parlor and stone fireplace to the north, where the Judge is said to have held court, and the sitting room with en-suite library to the south. The flowing floor plan opens into a formal dining room, complete with crystal chandelier and built in hutch with charming original hardware. The breakfast room, with mulioned windows and views of the La Platas, was built by the second judge, Judge Searcy, in 1919 along with many of his upgrades. The stairs to the upper level exhibit an unusual wood rail and detail, leading to a cozy landing alcove and views west. On this floor is the master with a sitting room en-suite (room for a possible future master bath), two other bedrooms and a bonus room that could serve as a nursery, office or hobby/playroom. The second full bathroom is off the hall with two sinks and a period built-in cabinet. This home is on a very large 10,481 sf lot, right downtown and has a reinstated old carriage house, now studio/storage space, in the huge back yard. Expanded uses should be checked with the city. This property is registered in the Historic 3rd Avenue Boulevard District and is subject to Historical Guidelines and approval of changes by the Boulevard Association. The City of Durango administers and these can be found on their website. They also have Grant information available for this type of property. This is an incredibly unique opportunity and must be felt to be appreciated. If you recognize the craftsmanship of days gone by and are intrigued with history you will be drawn to this lovely home.

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    1361 E 3rd Avenue Durango, CO 81122

    • Price: $860,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 32 min ago
    • MLS #: 763663
    3
    Beds
    2
    Baths
    0
    ½ Baths
    0.24
    Acres
    2,511
    SQFT
    $342
    $/SQFT
    1888
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Fassbinder
    County:
    La Plata
    Area:
    Durango In Town
    Elementary School:
    Park K-5
    Middle School:
    Escalante 6-8
    High School:
    Durango 9-12
    Property Description
    This lovely historic Queen Anne style Victorian known as The Judge's House, was built in 1888 by Judge George Sumner and has been an integral part of Durangos history and the home of many of its influential citizens for 130 years. The home is a well proportioned two-story structure built from wood, stucco and large stone blocks quarried from native sandstone. The gracious floor plan and its original style is very much intact. The current owner did extensive remodeling but now can not move here. Their careful restoration over the years accomplished a lot of the "behind the scenes" work: wiring and plumbing, new authentic plaster walls with blown-in insulation, the roof, sewer line, an entire radiant under-floor heating system on both floors with separate thermostats in every room. The aesthetic style and update of the kitchen and baths will be up to the next owner. Beautiful trim work and large windows still grace these high-ceilinged rooms that creates a light and spacious ambiance. The formal entry encompasses the original staircase with the parlor and stone fireplace to the north, where the Judge is said to have held court, and the sitting room with en-suite library to the south. The flowing floor plan opens into a formal dining room, complete with crystal chandelier and built in hutch with charming original hardware. The breakfast room, with mulioned windows and views of the La Platas, was built by the second judge, Judge Searcy, in 1919 along with many of his upgrades. The stairs to the upper level exhibit an unusual wood rail and detail, leading to a cozy landing alcove and views west. On this floor is the master with a sitting room en-suite (room for a possible future master bath), two other bedrooms and a bonus room that could serve as a nursery, office or hobby/playroom. The second full bathroom is off the hall with two sinks and a period built-in cabinet. This home is on a very large 10,481 sf lot, right downtown and has a reinstated old carriage house, now studio/storage space, in the huge back yard. Expanded uses should be checked with the city. This property is registered in the Historic 3rd Avenue Boulevard District and is subject to Historical Guidelines and approval of changes by the Boulevard Association. The City of Durango administers and these can be found on their website. They also have Grant information available for this type of property. This is an incredibly unique opportunity and must be felt to be appreciated. If you recognize the craftsmanship of days gone by and are intrigued with history you will be drawn to this lovely home.
    Exterior Features

    Acreage Range Less Than .25 Carport No Construction Type StoneWood Frame Exterior Inclusions Covered PorchLandscapingLawn SprinklersShed/Storage Exterior Structures Workshop Garage No Property Attached No Property Description Wooded Lot Roof Architectural ShinglesComposition Sewer Source Public Sewer Siding StoneStuccoWood Stories Two Story Street Description City/TownPaved Style OtherStudioVictorian Utilities Cable TvElectricInternetNatural GasPhone - Cell ReceptionPhone - Landline Views Mountains Water Source City Water Water Well No Waterfront YN No Windows Storm WindowsWood

    Interior Features

    Additional Living Quarters No Appliance Inclusions DishwasherDisposalDryerExhaust FanOven-WallRange TopRefrigeratorWasher Dining Breakfast NookSeparate Dining Dining Room Yes Family Room Yes Fireplace Gas LogsLiving RoomOther Flooring HardwoodLinoleumTile Foundation Basement Basement-Below GradeBasement-Walk OutOther - See RemarksPermanentRock And Mortar Great Room Yes Heating Fuel Source Natural Gas Heating System BoilerFloor Radiant Interior Inclusions Window CoveringsWired/Cable TvW/D HookupSkylight(S)PantryWalk In Closet Master Bedroom Level Upper Level One Quarter Baths 0 Total Office Dens 1 Water Heater Gas Water Heater

    Property Features

    Current Use Residential Elevation 6571 Green Certification No Hoa No New Construction YN No Possible Property Use Residential Real Estate Included Yes Reo Lender Owned No Special Assement No Tax Year 2019 Total Taxes 1660.76 Water Rights No Zoning Residential Single Family

    The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange (IDX) program of Colorado Real Estate Network, Inc. (CREN), © Copyright 2020. All rights reserved. All data deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified. This database record is provided subject to “limited license” rights. Duplication or reproduction is prohibited.
    FULL CREN Disclaimer

    Real Estate listings held by companies other than Durango Mountain Realty contain that company’s name.
    Fair Housing Disclaimer

    This data was last updated: 2020-07-11T13:56:30.567.
     
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