6 breathtaking homes in Colorado

The Week Staff

Mountain Village. Set in a lower-elevation neighborhood, this four-bedroom home is convenient to restaurants and shops. Built in 1990 and rebuilt in 2010, the European cottage–style house has walnut floors and trim; a stone dining room wall and exposed beams; and a main floor with master suite, two baths, an office, and an exercise room.

The 1.3-acre property features patios, stone walls, and mature trees. $4,985,000. Alex Martin, Telluride Real Estate Corp./Christie's International Real Estate, (970) 728-1669.

Longmont. Rocking R Horse Ranch looks out on the mountains from more than 5,000 feet. The four-bedroom main house has a metal gambrel roof, an interior rock pillar, exposed beams, and an open kitchen with granite counters.

The 110-acre property includes two staff houses, a 36,400-square-foot indoor arena, two outdoor arenas, a horse barn, a hay barn, and 63 acres irrigated by water­ways lined with old-growth cottonwood trees. $4,950,000. Jeff Buerger, Hall and Hall, (303) 861-8282.

Grant. This 1925 pueblo-style stone house was designed for Adolph Coors by architect Justus "Gus" Roehling and built by Native American craftsmen from Taos, N.M. The home has 11 bedrooms, each with a honeycomb wood-burning fireplace; exposed beams and logs; carved door headers; handmade windows; and a modern chef's kitchen.

Outside are patios, a hot tub, a pond, and 16 wooded acres abutting a national forest. $5,000,000. Michelle Seward, LIV Sotheby's International Realty, (303) 886-0670.

Oak Creek. Built in 2002, this five-bedroom home is just 13 miles from Steamboat Springs. The house features a standing-seam metal roof and cedar-clad barrel ceilings, a double-height great room with stone fireplace and mountain views, and a lower level with bunk and media rooms.

The 35-acre property has an outdoor fireplace and hot tub, meadows, woods, a stream, and a pond. $2,249,000. Cam Boyd, Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty, (970) 846-8100.

Placerville. The windows and decks of this 1991 log home look out on flowering meadows and Mount Wilson, Dolores Peak, and Yellow Mountain. The house includes four bedrooms, three en suite; a double-story great room with wide-plank white-oak floors, a wall of windows, and a floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplace; a billiards area; and a hot tub and sauna.

The 14-acre property sits next to state land. $2,495,000. Mark Dollard, Telluride Real Estate Corp./Christie's International Real Estate, (970) 708-0854.

Denver. The Lower Highland's new Ivy Residences building puts contemporary apartments in a historic neighborhood. This open-concept unit features a living room with tray ceiling, a kitchen with quartz counters and designer cabinetry, a bedroom with walk-in closet/laundry room, a balcony, wood floors, and deeded parking.

Outside are restaurants, entertainment venues, and transportation hubs. $485,000. Taylor Lawton, PorchLight Real Estate Group, (720) 422-3060.

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