410 Duke Hill Road Hotchkiss CO Real Estate

The in-town location of this 20-acre historic farm guarantees a rarity in Western Colorado: Available city water taps. Zoned agricultural, so bring your horses while you plan your build-out. The luxurious 3BR/3BA 2,500 sf 1896 Victorian was built for one of the founders of the town and maintains its status as a pinnacle property to this date. This home is offered beautifully furnished with period pieces. Classic architectural detail throughout includes bay windows, pocket doors, 9 ft. ceilings, original woodwork & floors, original hardware, and stained glass accents. Spacious kitchen with tile floors and a tin ceiling. The stately en suite master bedroom features a walk-in closet and soaking tub. Recently updated foundation and mechanical systems, high-speed optical internet, and city water, sewer and trash collection provide the comfort of modern living. Water rights from the Duke Ditch are some of the oldest in the region, dating from the 1890's. Gated pipe irrigates the gently rolling hay fields, maintained under the national organic protocol, and producing up to 3 cuttings/season. Excess irrigation water feeds the sprinkler system that maintains the large landscaped yard and organic gardens. Property includes 2-story fruit shed, 65-HP John Deere 2550 tractor and all implements, 10-HP Mainline rototiller, corral panels, solar electric fence, various hand tools, plus bee-keeping equipment. Quiet farm at the top of the hill yet convenient to town, this location boasts stunning views across the North Fork Valley. When the moon rises from behind the mountains and backlights the clouds, it will take your breath away. There is easy access to Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Telluride and Aspen.