1851 Sioux Road, Wilderness Streams

West Elk Lodge is an exquisitely built, hand-crafted, custom log home nestled in the aspens on 9.22 acres with sweeping views of the famous rock formation called the “Castles. Located in Wilderness Streams, this luxurious Colorado log home is situated high on a hill and also overlooks a 1+ acre neighborhood lake. This handcrafted Lodge-Pole Pine log home is well-appointed with tasteful furnishings presenting a mountain modern feel and is offered with most everything needed for a houseful of guests, sleeping more than 12 comfortably.This unique property features four spacious bedrooms and three living areas, each with spectacular vistas of the surrounding mountains. The gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry, granite slab countertops, & stainless top-of-the-line appliances. Gather around a custom built cobblestone wood-burning fireplace in the spacious living room and relax with the most amazing sunset views of the Castles! Other notable items include hand-peeled 10" log detail throughout, aspen tongue-and-groove ceilings, hardwood flooring, lower level game room with woodburning fireplace, bonus workroom and 2-car garage. Entertaining on the oversized wrap-around deck works well because of the easy access into the kitchen/dining/living areas. Even the grounds are tastefully landscaped with mature aspens and evergreens, split-rail log fencing surrounding the home, a comfortable firepit & circular driveway. The view corridor is 99% built-out so the views from this property are not going to change. With plenty of outdoor living to enjoy what the mountains have to offer, this home has it all. Steps away from the most coveted hiking access in the valley with both the Gunnison National Forest and 176,000 acres of the West Elk Wilderness being a short walk away. This location works well for those who want to have their horses nearby & enjoy easy trail access. Owners can have up to 2 horses per lot and keep them at the property or in the open space adjoining. The owners have even seen moose, elk & deer around their property with elk bugling in the fall from the adjoining ranch! Summertime brings tons of activities where you can fish in the association’s stocked lakes, horseback ride out your back door or sit around the campfire with family and friends and roast marshmallows. Fall and Spring bring a welcome change of colors with gorgeous aspens surrounding the home and golden views in every direction. Winters allow for cozy evenings around the fireplace but also try cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing in the winter wonderland out your back door! Very few Opportunities come along like this one. Imagine owning this slice of Paradise close to a well-known ski area, a 4-year college, jet-served airport, historic town, world- class fly fishing rivers, largest lake in Colorado & a good hospital. Wilderness Streams is a well-managed development with low taxes and year-round access for most properties. Only 16 miles north of Gunnison and a scenic 35 minute drive over Ohio Pass to historic Crested Butte in the summer. All this and more is offered with this handcrafted log home in an unspoiled paradise and is waiting for you in the heart of the Rocky Mountains!

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Offered for $2,295,000
Contract Pending

1851 Sioux Road, Wilderness Streams
Gunnison, CO 81230

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Baths: 3 full, 1 half
  • Parking: Attached Garage (2 spaces)
  • Year Built: 1994
  • Living Area: 4,585 sqft
  • Lot: irregular
  • Acreage: 9.22
  • Subdivision: Wilderness Streams
  • Taxes: $4,021
  • MLS #808107

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