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Echo Lake Lodge – JUST SOLD

Colorado, Archuleta County, Pagosa Springs – MLS 708563

In the grand style of the great old European Lodges, this architectural masterpiece sits on 42 acres with stunning panoramic views of the San Juan Mountains, Weminuche Wilderness Range, Chalk Mountains and Echo Lake. This log, timber and stone masterpiece was custom designed with collaboration between Allen-Guerra Architecture and Chanelle Harwood Custom Homes, one of our finest area builders. Using the native landscaping as a guide, the home’s interior brims with custom Amish woodwork, hardwood floors throughout, and exposed log trusses. The open floor plan features 6 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, 7,341 square feet, gracious living & entertaining spaces, vaulted ceilings, private bedroom suites, and gathering areas warmed by multiple fireplaces. The gourmet kitchen has Amish hand-made European cabinets in antiqued Knotty Alder. There is a professionally equipped movie theater, custom wood racking wine cellar, an 8-person sauna, a residential elevator, and extensive outdoor living spaces, patios and decks. This is truly an exceptional Colorado home with an impressive array of luxury features and surrounded by the natural beauty of the exclusive Echo Canyon Ranch gated community.

Location and Area

Pagosa Springs is the Ute Indian word for healing waters. This town is well known for its refreshing and rejuvenating natural, hot mineral springs and riverside hot pools. Two city parks straddle the San Juan River, and encompass a river walk and picnic areas. The area is also known for its world-class fishing rivers. Archuleta County’s Stevens Field Airport in Pagosa Springs with FBO supports private aircraft up to 55,000 lbs. The entire four-corners area provides endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. The area offers comfortable summer temperatures reaching the upper 80s, while the autumn days are clear, cool and full of vibrant foliage colors. The crisp and sunny winter days often feature abundant, light powdery snow.

The historic downtown area of Durango is located just 55 miles to the west. Durango has numerous big city conveniences, including a state-of-the-art new hospital, fine restaurants, hotels, shopping, a four-year college, and many cultural activities. Also, La Plata County Airport runs daily commercial air service to Denver, Dallas, and Phoenix, and includes facilities for full service general aviation. The regional population is 45,000.

Property Grounds and External Features

  • 42 acres with jaw-dropping panoramic views of the surrounding San Juan Mountains and Echo Canyon Lake
  • Private gated community of just 24 home-sites frequented by abundant wildlife including elk, deer, turkey and bald eagles
  • Access to National Forest and Echo Lake from within the boundaries of the sub-division
  • Fully insulated garage with insulated garage doors and openers
  • Flagstone front entry steps
  • Evergrain composite low maintenance decking
  • Exterior gas point on main deck for outside grill
  • Grace ice & water shield over entire roof
  • ELK Timberline Ultra HD architectural 40 year shingle roof
  • Oversized drip edge to prevent water damage to fascia board
  • Heat cord and gutters installed on roof
  • Premium grade and structural dead standing Lodge pole Pine logs
  • Hand peeled Lodge pole Pine half log siding with Sashco Buff chinking
  • Western cedar flared logs at entry

Residence Features Include:

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 7.5 bathrooms
  • 4 car garage
  • 7,430 square feet of energy efficient Colorado mountain retreat built to the very latest building codes
  • Designed with renowned and award winning Breckenridge architect
  • Comprehensive soil tests to 20 feet performed prior to construction
  • All structural calculations performed by a Breckenridge structural engineer
  • Distributed audio system throughout first floor, master bedroom, lower level and outside decks with individual volume controls
  • Full security system and home automation ready
  • TV points and ceiling fans in all bedrooms
  • Custom baseboard in antiqued Knotty Alder
  • Solid wood interior doors in Knotty Alder
  • Emtek sand-cast oil-rubbed bronze door handles
  • Delta Victorian faucets and shower heads in Venetian Bronze
  • Kohler Highline comfort height elongated toilets
  • Tiled showers each with custom 5/8” self closing frameless doors with oil rubbed bronze handles
  • Custom vanities with granite tops and Kohler undermount sinks
  • Western chestnut hardwood floors throughout
  • Tongued and grooved cedar soffits
  • Real stone from the Telluride Stone Company on all fireplaces
  • Multi-zone HVAC system
  • Three air conditioning units, three 95% efficient furnaces, three humidifiers and three Rinnai water heaters with re-circulating loop for high efficiency instant hot water
  • Closed cell foam insulation to all outside walls and sound-proof insulation to all floors, interior walls and bathrooms to reduce noise
  • Closed cell insulation beneath slab for added thermal protection
  • Eagle Aluminum clad windows with no-see-um fly screens and 20 year warranty
  • 8 person custom made Finleo sauna from Finland
  • Top of the line custom residential elevator lined with alder paneling

Great Room

  • Captivating views across Echo Lake to the San Juan mountain range including Treasure Mountain and Wolf Creek pass
  • 46 foot long double purlin logs and ridge beam
  • Five character log trusses
  • Wood burning fireplace with log mantel and gas log lighter
  • Stunning stone surround and custom iron work fire screen doors
  • Custom cabinetry for multimedia equipment in Great Room
  • Antler chandelier
  • Numerous accent lights for artwork

Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen

  • Custom Amish hand-made European flush mount kitchen cabinets in antiqued Knotty Alder
  • Volcano 3cm granite kitchen counter tops with farm-style under-mount copper sink, garbage disposal and separate copper prep sink with garbage disposal
  • Wolf 48” dual fuel 6 burner & griddle stainless steel gas range with double electric oven
  • Custom copper range hood with 1200 watt blower
  • Sub-Zero 36” all refrigerator with custom wood door panel
  • Sub-Zero 36” all freezer with custom wood door panel
  • KitchenAid ice-maker
  • Two Bosch quiet stainless steel dishwashers with custom wood door panels.
  • Sharp in-drawer touch screen microwave
  • Under-cabinet lighting
  • Accent lighting highlighting feature logs
  • Oversized pantry with custom shelving and wine storage
  • Views across dining area to Echo Lake and the northern mountain range

Dining Room

  • A wall of windows allow views from towards Silverton to the Continental Divide
  • Area is designed to seat 12 or more
  • Antler chandelier

Office

  • Custom alder desk facing views over Echo Lake to the mountains at Wolf Creek pass
  • Custom built-in bookcase
  • Paneled wainscoting and chair rail
  • Feature wood panel ceiling
  • Door to private deck

Primary Master Suite

  • Magnificent views to Square Top mountain, the Continental Divide and the complete eastern range of the San Juans to Navajo Peaks towards New Mexico
  • Access to private deck
  • Double-entry doors
  • Feature logs and trusses in ceiling
  • Remote controlled gas fireplace with log mantel and stone surround
  • Luxurious master bathroom with chandelier, Kohler jetted bath large shower with rain head and two body shower heads, oversized double vanities with French marble countertop
  • Oversized “Her” closet with custom cabinets and connections for washer & drier
  • “His” closet with custom cabinetry

Second Master Suite

  • Expansive views towards Silverton, Pagosa Peak and across Echo Lake to the eastern range
  • Feature logs
  • Remote controlled gas fireplace with log mantel and stone surround
  • Second master bathroom with Kohler jetted tub, shower and double vanities with granite counter top

Guest Suite 1

  • Views of Navajo Peaks and south towards New Mexico
  • Feature log framing doorway
  • Walk-in closet
  • Bathroom with tub/shower combination, double vanities with granite counter top and views to Broken Off Point towards Durango

Guest Suite 2

  • Views to Broken Off Point towards Durango
  • Bathroom with tub/shower combination, double vanities with granite counter top and large walk-in closet

Guest Suite 3

  • Expansive views towards Silverton, Pagosa Peak and across Echo Lake
  • Feature log posts
  • Walk-in closet
  • Bathroom with custom shower, double vanity with granite counter top

Bunk Room

  • Designed to accommodate two sets of bunk beds and sleep 4 to 6
  • Walk in closet
  • Bathroom with shower/tub combination and double vanity with granite counter top

Laundry

  • Views towards Broken Off Point and Durango
  • Custom cabinets, copper sink and granite countertop
  • Custom coat rack and boot storage
  • Slate floor

Lower Level

  • Concession area with full-height counter-depth stainless steel Fisher & Paykel refrigerator with ice & water dispenser, stainless steel Whirlpool microwave, Bosch quiet stainless steel dishwasher and copper bar sink
  • Slate floor and marble counter top imbedded with 420 million year old fossils from Morocco
  • 46” remote controlled gas fireplace
  • Stunning stone surround covering complete wall
  • Feature log posts and beams
  • Views across Echo Lake to Pagosa Peak and the Northern range

Movie Theater

  • Professionally equipped movie theater with 106” screen, Optoma overhead projector and 7:1 surround sound speaker system
  • Leather power reclining seats with lighted twin cup holders and detachable drinks table on each seat

Wine Cellar

  • Slate floor and plaster ceiling
  • Custom wood racking and shelf storage will accommodate approximately 500 bottles

Offered at $3,385,000

This property is offered by Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty, LLC, Tom Morse, Zach Morse, and Kelly Kniffin, Brokers. All information provided by Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty, LLC or its sales representatives in connection with this property was acquired from sources deemed reliable, however, we do not warrant its accuracy or completeness and any users of such information waive any claims related thereto. Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty, LLC recommends that every item of interest to the purchaser (i.e. issues regarding title, water, minerals, survey, zoning, permits, land use regulations and other applicable laws, and any other issues) be independently verified by the purchaser's attorney.

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