Hotchkiss, Colorado Mountain Luxury Home for Sale on 13 Acres with Pond, Paved Access
Located just north of Hotchkiss, Colorado, this exemplary post and beam custom construction home has stunning views, a beautiful floor plan, and many fine details. With 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and custom finishes, the home is arguably one of the nicest properties in the area. The grand floor to ceiling fireplace is constructed from locally-sourced stone, while huge hand-hewn beams accentuate the high cathedral ceilings. The custom shelving throughout is ideal for displaying your treasures. The large open Kitchen spotlights a LaCornue CornuFe French cooking stove, as well as a hammered copper farmhouse sink, soapstone counter-tops, sub-zero stainless steel refrigerator, stainless steel Bosch dishwasher, reverse osmosis water filtration system and an artist-designed barn wood island with copper top, pull-out drawers and a storage shelf. Eat breakfast at a kitchen table under the custom-made antler chandelier hanging from hand-hewn beams. For dinners or hosting, a separate formal dining room features a barn wood paneled ceiling, custom turnbuckle cables, decorative cable lighting and French doors leading out to the east and west patios. Ambient lighting provides an amazing outdoor evening experience. The large Master Suite’s abundance of windows showcases the beautiful views of the mountains. The master bath, with natural slate flooring and walls, has a walk-in closet, separate toilet area, double vanity with soapstone counter-top, alder cabinets and hammered copper sinks and both a shower and large soaker tub with hot water readily available from recirc. pump. Custom sliding hallway barn door can be used to close off the two bedroom, 1 bath guest quarters when not in use. Separate laundry room furnished with Maytag washer and dryer set, pantry, and storage shelves, also houses the stairway which leads to the Great Room above the garage. One look at the workmanship of these custom garage doors and you'll know the home is built by a master craftsman. The Chef Gardener of the family will appreciate the 3-section raised stone garden beds and Pavilion with huge stone fireplace, outdoor kitchen hookups, bread/pizza oven and large capacity smoker. The Art/Garden Studio (once an antique grain shed) is the ideal place to relax and create. The large separate Western Workshop/Tack House provides plenty of space for any handyman projects with an attached carport for other “toys”. Even a Native American Teepee camping area is set for stargazing at night. Berms of Pine trees and Aspen surround the home providing privacy and shade.
The 13 total acres has a paved driveway all the way to the home, a small pond that's approximately .35 acres, and Leroux creek water shares totaling 20 shares of B-1, 26 shares of B-2, in a 1/3 interest. The irrigation box was built and engineered to divert water for irrigation, and the underground irrigation piping and cistern allows irrigation water to be pumped to the main house sprinkler system for watering of the landscaping. Extensive fire mitigation has been performed as well.
Current ownership has invested over $1 million in landscaping, masonry, and carpentry work, grasses, shrubs, raised gardens, outdoor pavilion and pergola made from 100-200 year old barn wood, stone masonry bread oven, custom gates, removable fence, and decorative wrought iron work.
It's no secret anymore that Western Colorado is becoming more and more popular with the outdoor enthusiast community. Whether you're a mountain biker looking to capitalize on Paonia and Fruita's mountain bike trails, a jeep enthusiast looking for rugged and diverse trails networks in the San Juans and West Elk Mountains, or a hunting and fishing enthusiast looking for vast untouched hunting lands, it's easy to find.
Local produce and small farms make for some of the best ingredients for fresh dinners. With local vineyards, wineries, and restaurants utilizing local produce for beautiful meals, the combinations lead to delicious entrees, served at many great locations in the North Fork Valley surrounding Hotchkiss, Paonia, and Crawford. Just a few miles down the road, for example, Mesa Winds Winery is located on Rogers Mesa, and serves delicious entrees, as well as locally-sourced wines.