4 beds 3.0 baths 4,490 SqFt 41.6 Acres


Mountain Homes for Sale and Mountain Properties for Sale near Montrose, Colorado

3912 Mariposa Drive, Montrose, Colorado 81403
Judy Darwick

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Judy Darwick


Discover Rocky Mountain living at its finest in a new luxury solar home finished Nov. 2020. Built by quality custom-home builder, Design Build Unlimited (Billy Hutto), this energy-efficient and smartly-designed home sits on 41.6 acres of ponderosas with beautiful mountain views. The home has year-round access on well-maintained roads, only a short, hassle-free drive to great shopping.  Wi-fi options are excellent and reliable at this property. Both locally-owned high speed, line-of-sight wi-fi (cheaper and excellent) and Starlink are available. The open-concept floorplan has 4490 sq.ft. of spacious living space with over 500 sq.ft. of additional storage in the walkout basement. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on the main ground-level floor, consisting of a Master Suite, Great Room, huge kitchen, dining, large pantry, more than ample storage, extra-large laundry room/mudroom (with a perfectly designed doggy wash), 2 bedrooms and office. The spacious Master Bath features a large Bain-Ultra Bubble Tub and large walk-in shower with artistic tile and rock patterns. Custom tile and rock designs can be seen in other places throughout the home.   The lower-level walkout basement has a 2nd media living room, 4th large bedroom, bath and bonus storage area, perfect for guests or family. (Could also function as a lockoff VRBO space).  The kitchen features a striking custom-designed exhaust hood, custom white oak cabinets with reeded glass fronts, super-large granite island workspace with mercury glass lighting fixtures, 48” propane cooktop with 6 burners and griddle, BlueStar wall oven, granite countertops and double sinks. This kitchen makes use of drawers throughout for easy access.  This home has more storage and counterspace than you will ever need.  Windows galore frame stunning views of the Cimarron and San Juan Mountains, with porches perfect for entertaining. The oversized 3-car garage has extra space for storage, work benches and freezers. High-quality construction and materials are the hallmark of the home. The walls are 2 x 6 construction with blown insulation in the walls and foam on the north side of the walkout basement. Multi-zoned, in-floor radiant heat on both floors warm the home as well as the ambience of its beautiful, new woodstove on the main floor.  Lighting is LED throughout. All outdoor and many indoor switches are Wi-Fi controllable. Both living areas are wired for 5.1 Home Theater speakers. The roof is metal with stucco exterior finish, accented by cedar under porches, along windows and under peaks. You will clearly see the superb home construction as you walk out of the basement level exit and see the steel beam and concrete construction of the large deck above.  Custom steel-welded railings finish the undercover porches/handrails and offer a low-maintenance veneer for this stunning home.  Flooring on the main level is low-maintenance, solid oak rustic hardwood with barnwood accents, tile and stone. Bedrooms are carpeted and doors are five-panel, solid-wood construction.  Fido can easily access the outside via a doggy door in the mudroom, allowing him to safely enjoy his covered, securely built dog run. Water supply for the home is an **artesian well** providing an over-abundance of water (50+gpm).  Water has been tested and is of exceptional quality without filtration, however a water-filtration system is present.  (A potassium-based softener created specifically for this well.) Solar system is new, consisting of a 7500-watt array of 24 American-made panels with 32 L16 flooded lead-acid batteries. System is well-engineered and reliable, designed by an excellent, honest local solar company who is available for any maintenance needs. There is more than enough capacity to run this large home, including 2 refrigerators, 2 freezers, other appliances, tools, blow dryers. and much more. Owner (and solar company) will be happy to help you through any learning curve to help you discover the freedom of solar living!  Solar equipment is located in its own insulated house.   Walking around the yard, you will see a detached one-car garage with extended length (workshop), 2 above-ground propane tanks with a storage capacity of 1500 gallons and a woodshed.  A 500 gallon gas fuel tank is also present. Eight fruit trees are planted; 3 large vegetable garden raised beds are present with underground water hydrant. 12 minutes to the Cornerstone Golf Course (private membership required).  Exclusions are the stand-alone freezers, June Oven and the Fisher & Paykel refrigerator.  Sellers request to negotiate a post-occupancy agreement with the buyers if necessary at time of purchase. 

  • 4 Bedrooms 3Baths 41 acres

  • Mountain views of Cimarrons

  • 3 Car Garage plus 1 car garage

  • Easy Maintenance Low Utilities

  • Solar Generator Well Internet

  • Hike Bike Fish Ski Ride Read

  • 25 Mins to Montrose & Ridgway

  • One Hour to Telluride

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  • Equine Property
  • Mountain Property
  • Recreational Property
  • Sustainable
  • Street Address: 3912 Mariposa Drive
  • City: Montrose
  • State: Colorado
  • Postal Code: 81403
  • County: Ouray
  • County: United States