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Address
1361 E 3rd Avenue Durango, CO
Price
$ 824,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#763663
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLA PLATA
  • CityDurango
  • AreaDurango In Town
  • NeighborhoodFassbinder
  • Zip81122
  • StyleStudio,Victorian
  • Year Built1888
  • Taxes1660
  • Price$ 824,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2511
  • Lot Size10,454 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Keller Williams Realty Southwest Associates, LLC
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 Durango’s 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.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Park K-5 Elementary School Escalante 6-8 Middle School Durango 9-12 High School
Price History
10/5/2019 Listed $872,000
5/23/2020 2% - $860,000
10/8/2020 5% - $824,000

General Features

Class RESIDENTIAL
Exterior Features Covered Porch, Landscaping, Lawn Sprinklers, Shed/Storage
Fireplaces Gas Logs, Living Room, Other
Flooring Hardwood, Linoleum, Tile
Green Certification Y/n No
Heating Boiler, Floor Radiant
Hoa Y/n No
Interior Features Window Coverings, Wired/Cable TV, W/D Hookup, Skylight(s), Pantry, Walk In Closet
New Construction Y/N No
Property Description Wooded Lot
Roof Architectural Shingles, Composition
Status Active
Status Active
Stories Two Story
Style Other, Studio, Victorian
Subdivision Fassbinder
Type Stick Built
Utilities Cable TV, Electric, Internet, Natural Gas, Phone - Cell Reception, Phone - Landline
View Mountains
Water Heater Gas Water Heater
Windows Storm Windows, Wood
Zoning Residential Single Family

Interior Features

Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Oven-Wall, Range Top, Refrigerator, Washer
Dining Room Yes
Dining Room Breakfast Nook, Separate Dining
Family Room Yes
Full Baths 2
Great Room Yes
Master Bedroom Level Upper Level

Exterior Features

Carport No
Construction Type Stone, Wood Frame
Exterior Structures Workshop
Lot Size Area 0.24
Siding Stone, Stucco, Wood
Water Rights/irrig. No
Waterfront No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 81122

Price
AVG $890K
$820K
Taxes
AVG $1,986
$1,660
Visits
AVG 48
46
Year Built
AVG 1997
1888
Walkscore
AVG 42
81
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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