LIV SIR Lists Energy Saving Mountain Home in FairplayLIV Sotheby's
Nestled on six acres in the evergreens, high on a forested plateau beneath towering Mt. Sherman (14,035 ft), sits the mountain residence at 403 Guymard Road in Fairplay, Colorado. Listed by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty broker, Jeni Friedrich, the home’s build embodies elegance and quality craftsmanship, but the true marvel is in its energy-saving, passive solar design.
“Passive solar does not involve solar panels or batteries, instead, it simply collects and stores the sun’s energy in the home itself,” said LIV SIR broker, Friedrich. “This is accomplished by providing a large “solar mass” in the home’s foundation, excellent insulation, and plenty of south-facing windows to let the sunlight in. Approximately half of the home’s heat requirements are supplied by the sun. In this fashion the carbon footprint of the home is minimized.”
The 3,800-square foot home provides space and luxurious interiors, while the home’s exterior evokes the mining history of the Fairplay region.
Mountain views fill the western-facing windows of the kitchen, great room, and attached deck, providing spectacular views of the residence’s unique location. To the east, views include Colorado’s expansive South Park with Pikes Peak seen easily sixty miles away. Although the home evokes privacy and isolation (views of neighboring homes are minimal), it is easily reached by county roads that are maintained year-round.
The Denver airport is a two hour drive away, while the Breckenridge ski area is only a 35-minute drive. Seven other ski areas are located within a 1.5 hour drive from the home.
Lindal Cedar Homes, the world’s largest provider of solid cedar and custom log homes, based out of Seattle, WA, designed the home, providing all the materials for a post and beam design. The home build was completed in early 2006.
This home is priced far below market and provides superior value for the price.
For more information, contact LIV Sotheby’s International Realty broker, Jeni Friedrich at 970.485.3837. To service all of your real estate needs visit www.livsothebysrealty.com.