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Captivating Beauty of the Elk Mountains — from Concierge Auctions

Hassford Gulch

The captivating beauty of the Elk Mountains fills the Gunnison Valley skyline. Here you find Hassford Gulch nestled in a picturesque hillside outside Crested Butte, Colorado. One of the last great Colorado ski towns, Crested Butte is the perfect destination for nature lovers and sports enthusiasts alike in search of luxury in a welcoming, peaceful community. Crested Butte is home to both winter and summer activities. In summer, Crested Butte is known as the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado,” and draws photographers, golfers, mountain bikers, parasailors, and fishermen. The natural vegetation fills the historic Victorian town with bright ​ ​bursts of color during the spring and summer months, while the national forest transforms the outdoors​ ​into a playground for rock climbing, four-wheeling, white water rafting, and world-class fly fishing. In the winter, one may enjoy snowmobiling and snowshoeing in the great outdoors, along with Alpine and Nordic skiing, and ice sports between the two localities of Crested Butte Mountain Resort and the Crested Butte Nordic Center.

Oh Be Joyful – Crested Butte Luxury

The moment you drive onto this pristine parcel of land, you will understand whyFrontgate magazine declared it one of “America’s Finest Homes.” Carved out of expansive ranchland, the setting of Hassford Gulch provides unencumbered views of majestic mountains and neighboring national forests, retained from days when the area was but a burgeoning mining town in the 1800s.

Colorado Heirloom Estate

Inside the five-bedroom home you will find craftsmanship that is beyond compare. Materials from around the world have been incorporated into the home’s design, from the white oak ceilings recovered from old Pennsylvanian warehouses to antique cooking pots from India repurposed as basin and bar sinks. With over 7,800 square feet and a spacious living room, dining room, and home theatre, there is plenty of space to accomodate large family gatherings. A three-floor luggage lift makes it easy for guests to settle into their suites.

Hassford Gulch Features

  • 2.2 acre property located in beautiful Crested Butte
  • Adjacent to Gunnison National Forest and the Club at Crested Butte golf course
  • 7,864 sf custom home inspired by award-winning films Gosford Park & Downton Abbey.
  • Designed by the renowned architectural firm of Spitzmiller & Norris, Inc of Atlanta
  • 5 bedrooms // 5 full ​and 3 half​ bathrooms​
  • Named one of “America’s Finest Homes” by​ ​Frontgate magazine
  • Spectacular view of the Elk Mountain Range of the Rocky Mountains
  • Authentic English pub bar

Finishings and Fixtures

  • Circa 1925 leaded glass windows featuring the life of Benjamin Franklin
  • Walnut from a grove in Pennsylvania Limestone walls from Kansas
  • Repurposed antique cooking pots from India
  • Reclaimed antique oak from Pennsylvania employed in beamed ceilings and walls
  • Antique carved oak mantel with a mansard top
  • Chinese elm table converted to a wash stand
  • Teak doors with iron spikes and original painting from a colonial era Portuguese building in India
  • Expansive oak and leather-topped English library table with six drawers (circa 1840)
  • Dark oak bookcase with wild game carvings (German)
  • Repurposed rosewood bathroom vanity from Taiwan
  • Authentic English pub bar
  • Locally crafted wrought iron chandeliers, sconces,​ ​and handrails
  • Master Suite
  • Separate sitting room
  • Bedroom with walk-in closet
  • Private deck with golf course views

Gourmet Kitchen & Butler’s Pantry

  • Designed by McFarlane Design of Atlanta
  • Beadboard white ash perimeter cabinets juxtaposed with stainless steel surfaces
  • Large island featuring a single piece of honed granite atop a stained alder base
  • Antique porcelain farm sink with dual drain boards and front apron
  • Wolf 6-burner gas range with infrared grill, 2 Thermador bake, convection, and roast ovens, Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, 2 Thermador food warming drawers, Kohler ProCook Center pasta/steam cooking center, 2 InSinkErator garbage disposals
  • Butler’s pantry features honed black granite counter tops with stained Alder custom cabinets // GE Monogram ice maker and U-Line Refrigerated wine cooler

Master Suite

  • Separate sitting room with gas fireplace
  • Bedroom with walk-in closet // 5.2 surround sound system
  • Private deck with golf course views
  • Outside seating area with stone fireplace

Traveler’s Suite

  • One-bedroom suite with private entrance
  • Separate kitchen with custom bead board cabinetry, open dish rack storage, and tile back splash
  • Wolf 2-burner gas cook-top GE Advantium 120 oven, Miele Incognito dishwasher, Sub-Zero O/U refrigerator, InSinkErator garbage disposal, and Asko stacked washer and dryer

Additional Spaces & Amenities

  • Antique white oak turret staircase
  • Home theatre with a 110 inch screen and surround sound
  • Wine cellar with storage for up to 350 bottles plus extra case storage
  • Cellar maintains a consistent 55 degree temperature
  • Exercise room with steam and body jet shower
  • Bar and game room
  • Two private offices, one with private porch
  • Family room // Five fireplaces
  • Children’s bunkroom
  • Library
  • Viking 3-burner outdoor barbecue off the main deck
  • Finished, heated 2-car garage // Room above is wired for electricity and ready for customization
  • Mud room //Laundry room
  • Fiber optic lighting

Other Details

  • Heated decks
  • 3-floor luggage lift
  • Lite Touch system

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