VIEWS, GLORIOUS VIEWS!!! You will feel on top of the world as you gaze out of the floor to ceiling, wrap around windows boasting incomparable vistas of the valley and mountains, from this secluded retreat at the end of the Baca Grande. Sitting on 4 consolidated lots, totally 2.61 acres, this home boasts 4 bedrooms, an office, together with 3 bathrooms & offers plenty of room for expansion. Enter on the upper level to a bright and airy, open plan kitchen and living area, with awe inspiring vistas. Gaze out of the dining room windows over the expanse of the San Luis Valley as you dine with loved ones. A carpeted spiral staircase leads you down to the first floor with separate entryway mudroom, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The spectacular views and unique, peaceful location, nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, make this property extra special. 3 private upper level decking areas are ideal for lounging while drinking in the breathtaking natural surrounds, or star gazing. This home is an ideal getaway, especially in the current climate, removed from the hustle and bustle of the city and offering plenty of storage space, including an oversized walk in pantry for food storage, mud room, shed with electric and 4 ft tall crawl space. Cottonwood creek flows only 100 yards from your doorstep, while the hiking trail to the Tashi Gomag Stupa is on your doorstep. Escape to this mountain refuge and make it home or take advantage of the abundance of income producing potential, if used as a retreat center, B&B business, or community facility. The possibilities are endless. Come and make this heavenly haven your very own mountain retreat.
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Welcome to your Happy Hollow home, located in a secluded & tranquil neighborhood, nestled among trees at the base of the Sangre De Cristo mountains. Located on 2.06 acres, offering plenty of expansion opportunities, this 2 BD, 2 BA abode has been lovingly cared for & immaculately maintained, inside & out. Your beautiful gardens with rock landscaping are protected & enclosed on all sides with deer fencing. Apple & apricot trees greet you as you enter through the custom privacy gate with stained glass feature. Offering ranch style, one level living, & open floor plan this charming retreat has wonderful ambience, with stained glass windows in both ample bedrooms. Cosy up by the large wood stove on chilly nights or enjoy entertaining guests at the dining area adjoining the kitchen, while gazing out over the gardens with the majestic peaks above. The kitchen has low maintenance, custom polished porcelain counters & opens out to a pantry/utility room with plenty of storage. The living room offers an adjoining greenhouse that leads to a screened in porch with beautiful tile accents, where you can lounge & sip coffee in peace. Step out of the garden area & wander down the rock walkways to the hidden studio, ideal for a gym, art studio or meditation space. Bask in the shade on the concrete patio & relish in the fragrant garden or star gaze at the dark night sky. No shortage of growing or storage space, with an additional pyramid greenhouse, detached garage/workshop, & covered porch. Within 5 minutes of acres of national forest & a national wildlife refuge, as well as the Great Sand Dunes national park close by, this home is centered among some of the most glorious natural surroundings in Colorado. A short drive & you can avail of the conveniences in the charming town of Crestone. The Baca Grande subdivision & the San Luis Valley have something for everyone, with horse riding, hot springs, hiking, camping & more. This blissful slice of Colorado mountain living awaits you.
Welcome to your mountain retreat log home, nestled among mature trees with magnificent vistas of the the San Luis Valley to the West & the majestic Sangre De Cristo peaks to the East. Escape the hustle & bustle of city living to this 1750 square foot oak log home, just off a paved road at the end of a secluded cul de sac. This tranquil abode is highly energy efficient with first floor walls built with 4" oak, 4" cellulose insulation, sheetrock, earth plaster, & clay alliece nontoxic paints. This log sanctuary boasts 2 ample bedrooms, an open plan kitchen & living area, and attached sunroom, all with earth plaster walls & lots of windows to let in the Colorado sunshine. The beautiful walnut & pecan floors in the living room, curve graciously into the tiled kitchen with concrete counters & a gloriously light & airy feel. Cosy up by the wood burning stove on cold nights & enjoy the energy efficiency of ETS heating to maintain warmth at minimal cost. The master suite is luxuriously large & when you walk out onto the wrap around Trex deck, you can drink in the peaceful sunset scenery & gaze at the star drenched night skies. Set up your home office or lounge with a book in the master loft area above the kitchen or bask in the morning sun in the sunroom. Another large bedroom on the ground floor has an exterior door where you can step out onto a private deck nook & bask in the glory of nature all around, with an abundance of wildlife. The care & craftsmanship put into this home is highlighted with local juniper, cottonwood, aspen, & pine featured throughout & the 2 bathrooms feature custom vanities. A detached shed offers storage for toys & tools, while the garden area is ideal for growing your own food at home. Spiritual retreat centers, hiking trails & the Stupa are just minutes from your home & a short drive to the charming town of Crestone, offers restaurants, art gallery, groceries, gas, & more. This unique, green home won't last long, so arrange your showing today.
This is a wonderful, comfortable, and versatile home, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, located on a paved road close to town and situated on the South Crestone Creek greenbelt and trail, near Baca Park. The setting is beautiful, looking up to Kit Carson Peak, and situated among mature pion and juniper trees. Enter into a bright and warm entry sunroom large enough for lounging and reading, then continue to the living room, with its dramatic vaulted ceiling and east-facing windows that rise two stories. A wood-burning stove and sitting area at the far end of the living room have ready access to the kitchen. The kitchen is spacious and well appointed with an island and plenty of cabinet space. Dishwasher is new. Just beyond is a large dining room/family room with warm wood finishes and lots of natural light. An exterior door accesses the back yard via the deck with screened gazebo. Two bedrooms and one bath are on the first level. The second floor is spacious with master bedroom suite and loft with plenty of room for work, entertainment, play, or even a bed. The master suite includes a delightful wood paneled sunroom that feels like a treehouse, 3/4 bath, and dual closets across one wall. The home has plenty of storage, including a coat closet, linen closet, pantry space in the laundry, two storage sheds, and storage/shop space in the garage. The oversized two-car detached garage is heated by Jotul wood stove and insulated, with workspace, storage, and 10' garage door. The home has been well cared for and improved over the years, most recently with a 7.5 KW grid-tied solar system that collects the power of the sun and saves on your monthly energy expense. Average monthly bills for electricity are $120. The home has no propane expense. This home has a lot to offer, and will be a special place for the next lucky owner.
VIEWS, LOCATION, EFFICIENCY! 1568sf 3BD/2BA custom new build located in a tranquil part of Chalet 1. 2-story design featuring Living Areas up and down, w/ direct, sweeping mountain views from the upper. Enter Great Room via covered Front Porch - a practical transition from the outdoors. At one end, the Kitchen features granite counters, tile backsplash, hickory cabinets, stainless appliances - add an Island w/ counter seating & additional storage. Great Room can also accommodate Dining Area with extra Living/Flex space. Rear Entrance leads out to concrete terrace & woods beyond. The main-level Bedroom can double as Office/Study, features multiple storage closets & connects to Full Guest Bath w/ granite vanity and custom-tiled shower-tub. The Guest Bath is accessible from Great Room via hallway, where Laundry/Utility Room is also located, full hook-ups in place. Climb stairs to spacious upper Living Area with exceptional light and mountain views. Can be used as Living Room, Study/Office, for yoga, art, writing/drafting, meditation, etc. Glass sliders open onto 192sf balcony w/ durable TREX decking - perfect for morning coffee, afternoon reading, yoga, etc. 2 upper Bedrooms are connected by 2nd Full Bath w/ valley view, granite vanity & custom-tiled shower-tub. Bonus storage above stairwell. Low-maintenance tile floors w/ in-floor heat, powered by High-Efficiency LP Navien combo boiler. Custom wood trim & oak stair treads lend natural feel throughout. Stucco exterior, metal-clad shed roof, Energy Star double-glazed windows & spray-foam insulation produce a highly-efficient, comfortable home. Large gravel drive & gravel-skirted foundation. Great walking neighborhood, with Willow Creek Park and Greenbelt trails nearby. Less than 10-min from historic Crestone and its amenities, this is the ideal base to enjoy a quiet life and/or all the San Luis Valley has to offer: hiking, camping, birdwatching, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, stargazing, hot springs, etc. Call now!
Bright 1-level 1088sf custom-built 2BD/1BA located in Chalet 2 of the Baca Grande, which is itself nestled in the foothills of the 14,000' Sangre de Cristo mountains and surrounded by the natural wonders of UFS, BLM and National Park lands. The property features a long driveway leading to the house sitting at the back of the lot, backing to the privacy of Greenbelt. Enter via covered porch into the tiled hallway separating living and sleeping areas. The Great Room features tall windows looking out into the surrounding Pinon Pines, a centrally-located wood stove, and soft carpeting. The Kitchen features fridge, range/oven, dishwasher, disposal, wood-front cabinetry, and tiled floor. There is an entrance off the Kitchen leading out onto the back deck - perfect for dining, lounging or enjoying the natural surroundings. There is a handy exterior storage closet off the back deck. Both Bedrooms are bright, spacious, have their own walk-in closets. The custom-tiled Full Bathroom sits conveniently between the Bedrooms. Across from the Bathroom is the Laundry Closet with late-model washer and dryer, along with extra storage. Efficient ETS heater comfortably heats the Great Room and Kitchen, while the Bedrooms and Bathroom are served by electric baseboards. Hot water is provided by a 50gal heater in the crawl space. Solar collector panels on the exterior of the house supply hot air to the crawl space and Living Room, reducing electric heating costs. Stucco exterior and metal roof. Heavy steel storm/security doors outside both entrances.
The retreat center you have been looking for! 6 living structures, currently most are AIRBNB and one is owners residence, 5,000 sq ft walled in on this part of the property with hot tub, outdoor bar, sauna, greenhouse, and guest cottage. This part of the property still needs finishing. The other dome structures, are 4 in total-2 large dome structures with high ceilings, open floor plan, connected by covered walkways. Great for meetings, and gatherings, currently used for AIRBNB for groups up to 16 people. Two small domes for rental, on adjoining lots to the large structure, with a 1/2 acre in between for privacy, and quiet retreats. Just bordering the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Amazing energy and ambience in this area, with nightly star shows in the skies. Outdoor amphitheatre area. Wildlife abounds, deer, lynx, coyotes, owls, hawks, bears, and all live in harmony. Lovely area for walks, and mountain biking, or just finding a friendly rock to sit and meditate. Nicely treed and open spaces for mountain views, backing right up to the Sangre De Cristo range. Close to many spiritual retreats, and 3 hot springs within 45 minutes. The property is situated on 3.5 acres, and thousands of acres of open space nearby. A unique property for the special buyers. Call for your private showing.
Built in 2002, this 1732sf 3BD/1.5BA w/ attached garage is located on 0.94 secluded acres near Cottonwood Creek and Greenbelt. Enjoy bright, comfortable open-concept living on main level with 160sf Bedroom w/ views upstairs. The main level is attractively tiled throughout, with radiant in-floor heat powered by active solar thermal collector panels (with propane backup). The oversized attached garage faces the road and connects to the front hallway/foyer. Along the hallway are Kitchen, Utility Room, 1/2-Bath and stairs to the upper Bedroom. The large Kitchen features wood cabinetry with ample storage (including pull-out pantry), attractive tile-patterned counters and Island/Breakfast Nook. The Great Room features both Dining and Living areas, built-in bookshelves, and two exterior doors to separate covered patios for outdoor dining/entertaining. The backyard is private and features the natural beauty for which the Baca is famous: Pinons, Junipers, rock outcroppings and of course, mountain and valley views. Back inside the Great Room, the long Bay window affords a similar view, perfect for reading, resting or contemplating nature. Opposite the Bay window is the wood stove and handsome stone-faced chimney, for cozy winter evenings in front of the fire. Off the Great Room are the Master and Guest Bedrooms with lots of closet space. The 4-piece Bath features a custom-tiled shower and matching soak tub with jets. Additional storage in the Laundry/Utility Room and Garage. Beautiful accents throughout: ceramic sconces, timber beams, T&G ceilings, etc. The upstairs Bedroom features intersecting vaulted ceilings, also T&G, along with beautiful stained-glass pendent lights. Extraordinary views and light - could also be used as Office, Studio, Den, etc. Stucco exterior, metal roof and buried propane tank. Less than 15 minutes to the town of Crestone and groceries, gas, cafes, restaurants, post office, hardware store, etc. Won't last long - call now to schedule your showing.
Bright 1468sf 3BD/1.5BA Colorado A-Frame nestled in the foothills of the 14,000' Sangre de Cristo Mtns! Remodeled in 2006, this home is located in the Baca Grande POA, which is surrounded by the natural wonders of UFS, BLM and National Park lands. Easy paved-road access to town amenities: groceries, gas, cafes, restaurants, post office, hardware store, etc. The home is set back from the road and the yard is fully fenced with chain-link and fabric for additional privacy. The semi-circular drive has two gated entrances and the grounds feature rock-lined paths, a front deck and rear terrace. The 2006 remodel included new appliances, windows, metal roof, ETS & baseboard heaters, engineered flooring, and updated plumbing & wiring. The carpet was replaced in 2016. Via the front deck, enter the Great Room featuring lots of natural light and high-vaulted ceiling, with ample space for both living and dining. Off the Great Room is the efficient galley Kitchen, which features tile counters and wood-faced cabinets. Down the hallway are two spacious Bedrooms, each with exterior entrance to the mountainside patio. The second Bedroom is currently used as an office and has newer washer and dryer in the closet. The full Bath features ample linen closet and soak tub. The Loft level has a large Flex space in front of the enclosed 3rd Bedroom and 1/2 Bath. There is additional attic space above the Loft Bedroom, also access to the mountainside balcony with views. Heat is provided by a large and efficient ETS heater in the Great Room, electric baseboards in the Bedrooms. 5 A/C units provide cooling if/when needed throughout the home. A comfortable, conveniently-located home, close to park, playground, and S. Crestone Creek greenbelt/walking trails - an ideal base to enjoy all the San Luis Valley offers: walking, hiking, camping, birdwatching, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, stargazing, hot springs, etc. Call now to schedule your showing!
Spectacular opportunity to own this 3bd/2ba, 1676 sq ft completely off-grid home on the very western edge of the Grants. The lot is 7.831 acres for plenty of privacy. Amazing views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains and the San Luis Valley. Check out the video! Enter into the light, bright sunroom trimmed in aspen and then into the carpeted great room with plenty of space. The living area has a propane wall heater, and a vented woodstove installed in 2006. The kitchen and dining area has artful Saltillo tiles, dishwasher, propane stove, super energy efficient Sun Frost double door refrigerator and French doors to a lovely patio to enjoy the views. There is a wonderful finished 168 sq ft bright Casita with many windows that can be used as a retreat space, office, or screened room for enjoying the mountain views! The hall off of the great room has the utility room with storage, a Sun Frost freezer, and Kenmore washer/dryer. All appliances in the home have been minimally used only a few days a year. There are an additional 2 bedrooms, the master suite, and a half bath along the hall. The master suite has carpet, charming arches, walk-in closet and a full bath. The batteries are new as of August 2015, the 8 JA solar 295 watt solar panels are new as of Nov 2018. The property is completed with a whole home water filter, it's own well and septic, and a Kohler generator powered by propane as an automatic backup to the solar system. The generator was purchased in April 2012 and only has 980 hours of use. Finally the oversized 2 car garage provides plenty of storage. Come see this rare, off -grid Grants home!
Charming cottage with a Colorado feel. All one level living, cute starter or retirement home, sits on a corner lot near spiritual retreats, hiking, biking areas, and paved road. Has been a very successful B&B rental in the past. Home has 2 spacious bedrooms, and large bath with open plan that would be conducive to wheel chair if necessary. Charming living area with wood stove, and views of mountains and valley. Easy maintenance wood laminate flooring in living area. Kitchen features an eat in island and all appliances, including dishwasher. The glass doors in dining area, open to fenced backyard, very private, and surrounded by mountains, and wildlife. Watch the birds fly by, and deer meander through your yard. Lovely landscaping and native flowers planted in front entrance. Two self watering gardens, which seller says yielded an abundance of vegetables, along with a shed that could be used for a garden shed or storage. Minutes to the Town of Crestone. 3 local hot springs in the area, and the free golf and tennis is included. Snow plowing and road maintenance to your driveway. The perfect little getaway, at an affordable price, with potential for income to exceed your mortgage payments. A good real estate buy for your investment portfolio, or just simply a charming getaway.
This one of a kind home in Crestone was built by a premier builder with rigorous attention to every detail to make this home mindful of the nature that surrounds this area. The second story living area, allows the sunrises and sunsets to incorporate in your daily living, and have the solitude of being above the flow of traffic, and surrounding homes. You enter the home from the downstairs foyer area, to an oversized stairwell, with plenty of wall space for your artwork collection. High ceilings throughout the home. Entire interior features one touch custom blinds on all high efficiency Argon filled windows. Island kitchen with fully loaded stainless appliances including microwave, dishwasher, disposal. quartz counters, solid wood cabinets with slide outs, and complete kitchen appointments for AIRBNB. Home has on demand hot water, and radiant in floor heat. This home is currently used as an AIRBNB at $375. nightly and a 3 night minimum. Spacious bathroom features stone shower, and multi head shower unit. In addition to the amazing views to wake up to in the bedrooms, there are wall electric fireplaces for ambience. Upstairs deck is triple protection concrete deck, above standard code, that wraps around the home on 2 sides. Downstairs drive under 2 car garage features 2 storage areas for bikes, skis, etc. Exterior is high efficiency synthetic stucco, and metal roof. This home has never been lived in full time. All furniture, artwork, linens, and appointments, excluding a few personal items are included.
Bright, cozy and spacious home near Spanish Creek with 2 neighboring lots included, totaling 1.69 acres. The 4br/1.5ba house was built in 1992 and is divided into upper and lower levels. Upstairs, there is a large living room with ample space for a dining table off of the kitchen. There are also 3 bedrooms and a full bath. Attractive and durable bamboo hardwood flooring, a free-standing wood stove and built-in shelving are all very nice features that you will love. Stunning Sangre de Cristo Mountain and San Luis Valley views from all around the house. Downstairs you will find another large living space with a sunny 2nd living room, a bedroom, a half-bath, a bonus room and the utility/laundry room. The bathroom is already plumbed for a shower or bathtub. The bonus room could be used as a home gym, an office, or a non-conforming 5th bedroom. Other sweet features are a beautiful tongue-in-groove wood ceiling and a 2nd free-standing wood stove. French doors lead you outside to the huge yard, complete with a tree house, a deer-fenced garden and a chicken coop. The setting for this property is ideal. Located just a short walk from Spanish Creek, each of the 3 lots backs up to the Spanish Creek Greenbelt. The lots have not yet been consolidated, affording you the most development options moving forward. There is potential to buy 1 or more of the remaining lots in the cul-de-sac to have ultimate privacy and control over your immediate vicinity. This is a great value buy. Will not last long! CALL TODAY!
Fantastic, charming 2 bd/ 2 ba plus bonus rm with 1/2 ba. Set high in Chalet I on 3 lots backing to Greenbelt. Views, Views, Views of Valley and Mts. Warm colors throughout, Plaster walls, Kiva fireplace, Adobe floors, Lovely Mature Landscaping, Carport, Private Basement Apartment, and Charm in Every Corner.
Own this unique income property in the Baca Grande Subdivision, with two full separate living areas! 4.5 acres of privacy, this home was recently renovated in 2018, and includes 3 huge bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms. The ground floor, which could be rented out to a tenant, features a newly installed second kitchen with bamboo floor, new appliances and cabinets, and stone backsplash. The ground floor living room features a slate tile floor, and lots of windows to let in the beautiful pine forest surrounding the home. A master bedroom on the ground floor has radiant in-floor heating, windows all around, and a master bath with a deep soaking tub and bidet. Custom tilework surrounds the soaking tub. Walk out of the downstairs onto either of two wrap-around decks that offer views of the creek. Open the windows and hear the rustling creek year round. A second bedroom in the converted attached garage offers radiant floor heat, a walkout slate patio, and large windows for views of the forest. Blue-stain pine ceilings.Upstairs features Cherry wood floors and vaulted beam pine ceilings, blue-stain pine ceilings in the bedroom, and natural clay walls, as well as a separate and private outdoor entrance. A new kitchen features massive granite countertops, stone back splashes, cherrywood floor and custom kitchen cabinets. An upper story walk-out deck from the kitchen offers western views of San Luis Valley, the San Juan mountains and beautiful Colorado sunsets. A second upper story walk-out deck offers an eastern view of cottonwood creek and the pine forest that surrounds the home.With 300 feel along Cottonwood creek and nestled in a forest setting, the outside is as spectacular as the inside. A 600 sq ft two car garage, a garden storage shed and a 26 ft 'Growing Spaces' geodesic grow dome also come with the property. This one must be seen to appreciate all it has to offer. Come find your bliss in Crestone!
Bright and well-maintained 1388sf 3BD/2BA home with fabulous views in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, less than a minute from paved road. The home features metal roof and attractive log-face wood siding, blending naturally into the surroundings. Enter via covered wood porch into Living, Dining & Kitchen spaces. Living Room has bright south-facing windows for views and passive solar gain, as well as exterior door leading to spacious 300sf deck - perfect for dining, entertaining, yoga or just whiling away the afternoon. Across from the Living Room are the Kitchen and Dining Area. Dine facing the majestic Sangres towering at 14,000' above! The well-organized Kitchen has stainless appliances, wood-faced cabinets with ample storage, as well as a bar/counter/pass-through to the Living Room. The Master Bedroom is at the west end of the home, with a walk-in closet and private 3/4 Bathroom. Across the hallway is a Guest Bedroom with views across the San Luis Valley. It is served by a full Bathroom with shower/tub. A third Bedroom/Office flex room is next to the front entrance. Linen and coat closets offer storage along the hallway. The Laundry Room features washer, dryer and propane furnace, as well as a third exterior door, leading to the driveway on the north side of the house, where there is room to add a garage. Floors are carpet and vinyl. Hot water is propane-fueled. This home has had a single owner and been carefully maintained. Groceries, gas, cafes, restaurants, post office, hardware and liquor stores, etc, are less than 15 minutes away in the historic town of Crestone. The Baca Grande is the ideal base from which to enjoy a quiet life and/or all that the San Luis Valley has to offer: walking, hiking, camping, birdwatching, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, stargazing, hot springs, etc. Call now to schedule a showing!
Simple living in the Baca Grande Subdivision! This 948 square foot cottage features breathtaking views of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains from the back yard. And with an attached 500 square foot greenhouse, you can grow much of the food you need all summer! A central wood burning stove keeps the house toasty in the winter, and the open floor plan gives the buyer the freedom to configure a living space to their liking. This fixer upper in quiet Chalet II wont last long!