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427 W Columbia Avenue,

Telluride, Colorado

$6,125,000

One of the most historic homes in the town of Telluride is the Cornell House. Lucien Lucius Nunn, the father of alternating electrical current, built this house in 1891 and was one of the first homes in the country built with alternating electrical current. In 1902 Nunn housed the ''Telluride Institute'' in this building where students from Cornell University in New York could come to learn the practical application of electrical engineering.When the owners purchased this home in 1996, the foundation was in ruins and the interior in need of repair. Shortly after the owners began to meticulously and lovingly restore it taking it down to the studs, adding a new foundation as well as some modern upgrades all while carefully keeping it true to its original form.Even the parquet wood floors, the only historic inlaid floors in Telluride, were restored to their original piano key pattern. Without changing the front facade of the house, they added a contemporary kitchen on the first floor and a master bedroom suite with his and hers bathrooms upstairs. Today the historic Cornell House is 2,154 sq. ft. with three bedrooms, three and one-half bathrooms plus a large basement housing the mechanical equipment and providing plenty of storage. The detached remodeled guesthouse incorporates the previous garage and today is 848 sq. ft. featuring wormy chestnut interior with a living and sleeping area, kitchenette, a large sleeping loft accessed by a library ladder, bathroom, storage basement and an attached heated one-car garage. Elaborate landscaping, a salt-water hot tub, back yard patio and front yard fire-pit enhance the property.

Facts & Features
MLS® # 36427
Price $6,125,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4.50
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 3,002
Square Footage Source Assessor
Acres 0.17
Year Built 1891
Year Remodeled 1998
Type Residential
Sub-Type Within Township/City Limits
Style Victorian
Status Active
Community Information
Address 427 W Columbia Avenue
Area Town of Telluride - 11 (Major Area 10)
Subdivision W Trde Addition
City Telluride
County San Miguel County
State Colorado
Zip Code 81435
Amenities
Utilities Regular Phone, In-Floor, Satellite
Parking Heated, 1 Car, On Street Only
Garages 1 Car Garage
View Ski area, Box Canyon
Has Pool No
Interior
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Gas Oven/Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Softener, Freezer, Kitchenette
Heating Gas, Radiant in Floor
Has Basement No
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Artificial Gas Logs, 1
Lofts One
Exterior
Exterior Stone, Wood (Painted)
Roof Metal, Shake or Shingle
Construction Frame
Additional Information
Zoning Historic Residential
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees 0.00
Deed Restrictions None
Legal BLK 3 LOT B WEST TELLURIDE AKA COLUMBIA AVE MINOR SUB REPLAT OF W2 6 ALL OF 7 AND E2 OF 8 BLK 3 BK 1 PG 1000
Disclosures Flood Plain
Taxes 9813.94
Tax Year 2018
Real Estate Transfer Tax 3% Telluride RETT
Listing Details
Agent George Harvey
Office The Harvey Team, Inc.

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Office: 970-369-5322
Cell: 970-708-2338

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Listing information last updated on May 19th, 2019 at 8:23am MDT.