Historic Mountain Home in Town, Ouray, Colorado

723 4th Street, Ouray, Colorado, 81427





MLS: 05056-10539

0.16 Acres

3 beds

4.0 baths

What You Should Know

  • Historic home, Modern blend

  • Rocky Mtn Retreat: Timeless

  • Unique Wing for Guest privacy

  • Basement Bonus, Exposed Stone

  • Vintage Touches, Natural light

  • Panoramic Views, trex decking

  • Upper level, private suites

  • Culinary Delight, Granite

Why You'll Love It

Experience the allure of Ouray, renowned as "The Gem of the Rockies" and the "Switzerland of America." Nestled in the heart of Colorado's 14'ers, this enchanting town beckons those seeking the tranquility of the Rocky Mountains. Among the distinguished homes in Ouray, one stands out – a timeless residence just a block away from Main Street, adjacent to Ouray School.

Built in 1898, this historic home is a cherished member of the Ouray Historic District, recognized with a prestigious plaque. Meticulously remodeled and upgraded over the years, this 2800 sq ft gem seamlessly blends classic charm with modern amenities, offering an immediate haven for your enjoyment.

Situated on a fully landscaped lot, complete with stone-walled terraces, a patio, and a lush lawn adorned with trees and perennial plants, this residence exudes elegance. Ascend the stone stairway to the expansive covered front porch, upgraded with trex decking, providing a vantage point to soak in panoramic views of the town, Rock of Ages, Twin Peaks, and Box Canyon.

Step into the grand foyer, where rich woodwork, maple flooring, a Dutch Hearth Fireplace, and French doors create an inviting ambiance. The high-ceiling living and dining areas boast abundant windows, flooding the space with natural light. A vintage-style gas stove adds character, while a built-in corner bookcase enhances the charm.

The main floor features a unique wing with two offices and a 3/4 bath, offering potential for a guest suite with a separate entrance to the backyard. The central kitchen is a culinary delight, featuring granite counters, cherry cabinetry, double ovens, and a gas range built into the center island. A walk-in pantry adds practical convenience.

Ascending the artfully designed wood stairs, the upper level reveals private sleeping quarters. The west-facing bedroom is bright and spacious, with a delightful bath and dressing area. The middle room, likely the primary bedroom, boasts an en-suite bath, while another bedroom along the south side offers incredible views and abundant light.

This exceptional home extends its allure to a full basement with exposed stone walls – a rare find for storage or creative projects. A strategically built garage, accessible from the alley, accommodates one vehicle with ample space for tools and toys.

Immerse yourself in the legacy of Ouray by making this fine classic home your forever haven or an escape for summers and weekends. Seize the opportunity to become part of the rich tapestry of Ouray's history! Schedule a viewing today.

Where You'll Find It

  • Street Address: 723 4th Street
  • City: Ouray
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Ouray


Todd Schroedel

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