1017 E 3rd Avenue

Durango CO, 81301


This spectacular American Foursquare style home offers the luxuries of modern living with plenty of historical charm. Located on the highly sought after historic Third Avenue in the heart of downtown Durango, this fully remodeled home offers 4,254 square feet of living space in the main home, and an additional 500 square feet unfinished space above the 2-car garage that could easily be finished and used as a guest house or an ADU. Built in 1907, the historical Herr House was originally the home of Charles Herr, founder of the Durango Lumber and Milling Company, and his family. The house features Italianate roof bracketing at the eaves on both the house and porch. The large porch with a pediment roof extends across the east facade. The structure exhibits fine wood detailing. The Herr home was the recipient of the 2004 City of Durangos Rehabilitation Award. The residence was recently remodeled, offering modern living, while maintaining its historic character. The spacious front porch has an open design where owners could converse with neighbors and passers-by. MAIN FLOOR: Step inside of the home and be welcomed by the grand foyer. The sitting area on the right side opens to a fully enclosed sunroom with a wall of windows bringing the outside in. The inviting living room features a fireplace that is original, but no longer functional, and the sliding doors open to a formal dining room behind it. The TV room underwent an extensive visual transformation featuring a unique coffered ceiling and leaded glass windows. The wood fireplace with metal insert was custom made to fit the opening. The decorative mantle is constructed of solid cherry and custom-built by Lansdowe Furniture, Inc. The bookcase, entertainment center and wet bar are constructed of solid Alder and stained to match the room.Continuing down the hall, you will enter into the modern Chefs kitchen with hardwood floors, soapstone countertops with marble tile backsplash, recessed lighting, touch activated kitchen faucet, filtered instant hot water, and stainless steel appliances. The charming built-in breakfast nook offers storage underneath of the benches. Plus, there is a walk-in pantry and remodeled powder room as well. There are two sets of stairs to access the second level, one is located off of the kitchen. SECOND FLOOR: There are four bedrooms located on this level with the front two bedrooms have an adjoining door because formal homes had separate his and hers bedrooms with a womans dressing room between them. The full bathroom features


Listing TypeFor Sale
Days On Site36


Bath(s) 3 Total
SQ Feet4,254
Story(s)Three Story

Additional Information

Interior FeaturesWindow Coverings,Wired/Cable TV,Cathedral Ceiling
Available AmenitiesElectric,Natural Gas,Cable TV,Internet

Market Activity 81301

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Area Information
CountyLa Plata
Zip Code81301
AreaDurango In Town
Community NameCity of Durango
Middle SchoolEscalante 6-8
High SchoolDurango 9-12
Listing VS Median (in City of Durango)
low | high
100% of Average
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87.494123178185% of Average
$ / SqFt:
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73.03797035782% of Average
On Site:
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18.227848101266% of Average
Listing Updated: December 3, 2020 8:08:11 PM PST
Gabi Bergstrom LogoMLS Number: 776027
Listing Provided By:
Gabi Bergstrom  of  RE MAX Pinnacle

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