$872,000

1361 E 3rd Avenue

Durango CO, 81122

Description

This lovely historic Tudor 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 much of its original style is very much intact. The home has had careful restoration over the years with a lot of the heavy work done as much of the wiring and plumbing has been replaced, sewer line, blown-in insulation added, a new roof, and an entire radiant under-floor heating system. The details and aesthetics of kitchen and baths can be envisioned by the next owner. Beautiful trim work and large windows still grace these high-ceilinged rooms that feel light and spacious. 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 muntined 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. 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. This is an incredibly unique property 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.

Details

MLS#763663
StyleHouse
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Year1888
Days On Site72

Features

Bed(s)3
Bath(s) 2 Full
SQ Feet2,511
Story(s)Two Story
Acreage0.24

Additional Information

Taxes1640.36
HeatingBoiler,Floor Radiant
Interior FeaturesWindow Coverings,Wired/Cable TV,W/D Hookup,Skylight(s),Pantry
Available AmenitiesElectric,Natural Gas,Cable TV,Internet,Phone - Cell Reception

Market Activity 81122

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Area Information

StateCO
CountyLa Plata
CityDurango
Zip Code81122
AreaDurango In Town
Community NameFassbinder
Middle SchoolEscalante 6-8
High SchoolDurango 9-12
Listing VS Median (in Fassbinder)
Price:
$872,000
low | high
Med:
$1,299,000
2% of Average
SqFt:
2,511
low | high
Med:
3,285
19.175627240143% of Average
$ / SqFt:
$347
low | high
Med:
$395
36.13139374136% of Average
On Site:
72
low | high
Med:
173
41.618497109827% of Average
Listing Updated: 12/14/2019
MLS Number: 763663
Listing Provided By:
Sara Staber  of  Keller Williams Realty Southwest Associates LLC



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