Historic House Listings

Sold. Views of Mt. Abrams! Circa 1898 in Colorado. $430,000

May 21, 2019

Imagine waking up to views of Mt. Abram everyday! And it looks like a quaint town. This home was built in 1898. It is located on Ouray, Colorado. You can hear the nearby river from the decks and porches. Currently it is two apartments, but could be turned back to the original single family residence. This home was the recipient of the 1997 Ouray County Historical Society Historic Building Award. Love the gingerbread details on the exterior of the home. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,168 square feet. $430,000

From the Zillow listing:


Location, Views, Flexibility, Craftsmanship, Convenience, Charm & Value. Vacant and Easy to Show. Many recent upgrades. Incredible direct views of Amphitheater and Mt. Abrams while listening to nearby river from fabulous upper deck and front porch. Short walk to Main Street with great shops and restaurant, the Box Canyon, Ice Park and is on the Perimeter Trail. Watch your children walk the entire way to and from school. Excellent investment. Live in one apartment, lease the other, lease both, convert to incredible single family residence. Expand as zoned for qualifying accessory dwelling unit. Inspiring , prominent structure. Recipient of 1997 Ouray County Historical Society Historic Building Award. Original one story home constructed in 1898 – spectacular second floor addition with outstanding exterior architectural detail completed in 1996. Exceptional craftsmanship of intricate gingerbread shingle and custom detail. Currently configured as two independent living spaces comprising five bedrooms, two bathrooms and two kitchens. The first floor is 1,148 square feet with three bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, kitchen and porch. The second floor is 1,020 square feet with two bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, kitchen and balcony. Unusual off-street parking for four vehicles, with additional parking in front. Not in flood plain. Three separate W/D hook-ups.Recently replaced City water line to the street. Outside storage shed. Second floor interior features include: 16 foot vaulted ceilings in master, Salitillo tile throughout. Mexican tile and sink in bathroom, marble-tiled counters in kitchen along with customĀ  leaded glass front and reclaimed antique wood cabinets. Great storage. Exterior features include massive rear stone wall and fenced and gated back yard. See Associated Documents for additional information, including remodel construction pictures. Note: some work in progress. Exceptionally rare and unique opportunity in the great mountain town.

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