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Greenhorn Mountain Retreat, Colorado
Property Types: Residential, Ranches for Sale, Homes, Recreational
$699,500 / 240.00 Acres / Available
Greenhorn Mountain Retreat is a beautiful 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home on 240 acres (shared), situated just west of Rye, Colorado in Cuerna Verde. The Wet Mountain Range, Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness and San Isabel National Forest neighbor to the West.
Built as a summer home in 1913, and completely remodeled in 1999, this 2,797 square foot home boasts incredible views and seems to have been made for families and friends to get together and retreat away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Enjoy a spacious kitchen with stainless steel Jenn-Air and Viking appliances. The center island, with a gorgeous wood slab countertop and breakfast bar, allows for easy gathering and is open to the dining area with windows that bring the views of the western mountains in. Walkout from the kitchen to enjoy a massive outdoor fireplace and stone patio space, perfect for entertaining or for quiet moments by the fire to take in the infinite stars. Relax by the indoor fireplace in the living room or in the sunroom to read a book, play a game or paint a picture of the surrounding mountain beauty. The main floor master bedroom boasts a gorgeous en suite bathroom complete with double sinks and a walk in shower with elaborate and detailed tile work. The upstairs bedrooms share a full bathroom and a cozy overlook to the living room. Above the garage, and with a separate entrance, is another spacious, private bedroom and bathroom. Original wood floors, built in book cases, original car siding in bedrooms, and the vaulted ceilings with exposed beams add interest to this home. It is truly a place of peace and reprieve with incredible views all around of mountains and plains.
Created in 1913 by Colorado business men as a place to retreat with their families, Cuerna Verde Association is a shared amenity community. There are 14 homes that share 240 acres of forest, hay field with private access to thousands of acres of National Forest land. The association members enjoy the use of the land for recreating, including a portion of Greenhorn Creek, a barn area for equestrian activities, an outdoor swimming pool, and a caretaker for grounds, road maintenance and snow removal. Water is provided by a community spring. The Greenhorn Mountain Trailhead, is at the entrance to Cuerna Verde. Additionally, Lake San Isabel is just a few miles up the road.
Southern Colorado is a special part of the state. Recreation and enjoyment of the outdoors is easy from this home. Access to larger metropolitan areas is a quick drive north via I-25 to Pueblo (30 minutes), or Colorado Springs (1 hour). Don’t miss out on this very special property!