Many a passerby has wondered what lies beyond the white fence and gates…this magnificent European-inspired estate does not disappoint. Visited by Royalty and Heads of State, its storied past reflects an era of gracious living while offering privacy and tranquility only 20 minutes from downtown Denver. The 26-room manor house features a handsome paneled library, 7 bedroom suites, staff wing, elegant formal rooms, and extraordinary details throughout. The pinnacle of luxury living, its 122 acres include breathtaking mountain views, century old trees, private lake with beach and boating privileges, pool, tennis court, stables, water rights, and agricultural status. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!
Main Floor: Grand foyer, guest powder room; formal library; formal dining room; ballroom; study; his and her master bedrooms with his and her bathrooms, dressing room and fitted closets; morning room; guest bedroom with ensuite bath; kitchen, catering kitchen, break room and small dining room; and garden room.
Second Floor: 4 bedrooms, two Jack and Jill baths, kitchenette, several storage closets; staff wing with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and living room.
Lower level: Laundry, attached garage.
Basement: Storage and mechanical room, exercise room.
Grounds: Unobstructed mountain views, pool, tennis court; 4 car attached garage, lake cottage with over 1,100 linear feet of waterfront, 3 staff cottages with garages; stable and dressage ring; pond, several storage sheds, perennial beds and vegetable garden.
Three rooms comprise this vintage and practical kitchen. The catering kitchen boasts long countertops for plating, glass front cabinetry for china storage, refrigerator and a warming oven for serving dishes and plates. The working kitchen has commercial grade appliances, features a larder and German silver sink. Adjacent is the breakfast room currently used by the staff. The Garden Room opens to the terrace, the perennial border, herb and vegetable gardens. The landscape was designed by noted Denver landscape architect, Jane Silverstein Ries, known for slipping a home into the topography with discreet viewing platforms and intimate spaces. Her working drawings are archived in the Western History Collection at the Denver Public Library.
EXTERIOR PROPERTY FEATURES
- Dramatic mountain views
- Fenced with security gate
- In-ground pool
- Tennis court
- Lake cottage with fireplace, dock, and boating privileges
- Fishing pond
- 2 wells, ditch rights, deeded water rights
- Stable with dressage ring
- 3 staff cottages, numerous outbuildings and storage sheds
- 1 acre zoning with agricultural status
- 122.3 Acres
- Architect: Burnham Hoyt
- Architecture: English Manor built in 1932
- 14,000 Finished Square Feet
- 11 Bedrooms 9 Bathrooms
- 11 + 1 Fireplaces
- 4 Car Attached Garage
- 3 Staff Cottages with Garages
- 2 Vehicle/Hay Barns
- Multiple Storage Sheds
- Multiple Storage Sheds
- Stable and Dressage Ring
- Lake Cottage with Dock and Boating Privileges
- Spectacular mountain views
- Tennis Court
- Waterfront with boating privilege
- Ward Reservoir #1: 1,100 ft of Lake Frontage
- Ward Reservoir #2
- 2 Agricultural Water Ditches
- 2 Main Well: 645 ft Deep
- 2nd Well: Non-Operational 450 Feet Deep
- Security: Fenced with security gate entrance
- Water/Sewer: Binary Domestic Water: Public and Well, Septic System
- Zoning: Agricultural- 1 Acre Zoning
- 2014 Taxes: $15,535