WELCOME HOME – (85 EXCELSIOR ROAD)

  • $1,500,000
85 Excelsior Road, Westcliffe, CO 81252
  • Single Family
  • Property Type
  • 3
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathrooms
  • 3399
  • sf
  • 1985
  • Year Built
For Sale
85 Excelsior Road, Westcliffe, CO 81252
  • $1,500,000

Overview

  • Single Family
  • Property Type
  • 3
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathrooms
  • 3399
  • sf
  • 1985
  • Year Built

Description

Against the majestic backdrop of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in Westcliffe, Colorado, home sits on 10.7 acres of groomed horse pasture. Locatedin the cattle ranching community of the Wet Valley just outside of Westcliffe. This 1,984 sq ft above ground home’s overall design and features arebased on actual conversations the home’s designer had with movie legend, John Wayne. The home’s creator often remarked: “This is the houseJohn Wayne would have built and lived as a real Cowboy” The home is a true 1880’s period re-creation featuring hand crafted wood moldings andtrim made from locally cut Red Spruce along with period antiques, which add to the authentic feel of a stately Victorian Western Ranch Home of itsday. The home is designed around its main feature, the large-scale fireplace with 6’ high mantle flanked by ceiling high bookcases stocked withleather bound masterpieces. Home’s wood beamed cathedral ceiling and open floor plan enhances its spacious feel. Banquet size dining roomwith a magnificent Mountain Views is suitable for family gatherings, entertainment, and special events. First floor Master bedroom has privacyaccess to spacious kitchen, laundry room, and garage. Two bedrooms upstairs with bathroom and open loft entertainment room overlook thestately fireplace living area below. Dormer Bedroom provides Walk in Attic access. Home is decorated with John Wayne memorabilia, books, photos,paintings including the desk lamp from the sheriff’s office in True Grit. Replicas of Wayne’s trademark cowboy hats, scarf, money roll gun belt andvest hang in the home’s Entry. The home presents a McClintock movie set flavor and is a true tribute to John Wayne’s memory, owner has made amajor investment in land improvements with regular cutting of seven fenced acres of horse pasture with 3 stall loafing shed and equipment room.Attached oversized Double Truck Garage and separate Workshop along with Walk in Attic augments the home’s multipurpose utility function withpotential craft/hobby room. A 1,415 square foot unfinished basement.

  • Address 85 Excelsior Road, Westcliffe, CO 81252
  • State/county CO

Details

Updated on December 12, 2022 at 6:43 am
  • Price: $1,500,000
  • Property Size: 3399 sf
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Year Built: 1985
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • Property Status: For Sale

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