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Elegant Historic Victorian Home in Silverton

Colorado, San Juan County, Silverton – MLS 733681

Live your San Juan Mountain dream in the "Kendall Mountain Manor" located in historic Silverton, Colorado. The “Manor” was originally built in 1883 and has been lovingly remodeled with no expense spared or detail overlooked. This warm, comfortable Victorian home boasts 1,916 SF of living space with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths including a detached garage. It is situated on a triple lot, only 1/2 block walking distance to the town’s main thoroughfare – Greene Street. The residence has fabulous curb appeal.

Your “step back in time” begins on a covered front porch leading into a graceful foyer with a grand staircase inviting you to relax in any one of the 3 upstairs bedrooms or off to the right and into the spacious parlor for entertainment. In addition, ”Kendall Mountain Manor’s” main level has a bedroom and bath, a lovely kitchen with plenty of natural light and large pantry, a formal dining room, laundry room, and a mud room opening on to the rear deck where you will experience patio dining amidst spectacular rugged mountain views. Upstairs you will discover the three nice-sized bedrooms, all with adequate closet space, and a bath with shower whose window looks out upon the mountain peaks.

A landscaped yard is fully fenced and gated with hardy grass, established evergreen trees and a wildflower garden, along with four historic wood storage sheds. The low maintenance exterior is constructed of Trex decking, Alcoa vinyl siding, double paned windows, aluminum "shake" style shingles, and vinyl picket fencing.

The “Manor” has had a rich history of ownership and belonged to the pioneer Dyson/McNaughton family for 72 years beginning in 1914. Edith McNaughton and her mother, Alice Dyson, hand-painted china prior to and during WWI, establishing one of Silverton’s first cottage industries by selling their collectible china from inside the elegant parlor. Their prized pieces can be viewed at the local Silverton museum. This residence is richly decorated with antique furniture which is available for purchase with the home.

Silverton is well known as an outdoor enthusiast’s playground. Hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, hunting, para-gliding, horseback riding, and 4-wheeling on the vast array of mountain mining roads using jeeps or other off road vehicles provides spectacular scenery and thrilling adventure. Drive to your favorite mining ghost town and explore the historical treasures which still remain today. Numerous festivals, various long-distance running competitions, open air concerts, and many other activities abound including Silverton’s famous 4th of July celebration. The annual Great Western Rocky Mountain Brass Band festival draws crowds from around the country. Additionally the winter season offers just as much excitement. Silverton Mountain’s world-class extreme skiing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing at the local Kendall Mountain Ski area, snowshoeing, ice skating, snowmobiling, sledding, and ice climbing are just a few of the many activities to keep you occupied during the winter months.

This unique and versatile home can serve as a refreshing mountain vacation retreat, possible VRBO/bed and breakfast or your full time residence. In addition it is also possible to convert the detached garage into an additional dwelling unit (ADU) for extra living space or an income producing rental property.

Offered at $489,900

This property is offered by Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty, LLC, Katie Sturm, Broker. All information provided by Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty, LLC or its sales representatives in connection with this property was acquired from sources deemed reliable, however, we do not warrant its accuracy or completeness and any users of such information waive any claims related thereto. Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty, LLC recommends that every item of interest to the purchaser (i.e. issues regarding title, water, minerals, survey, zoning, permits, land use regulations and other applicable laws, and any other issues) be independently verified by the purchaser’s attorney.