2478 W 2nd Avenue

Durango CO, 81301


Welcome to this charming Victorian home in Durango built in 1903, a rare find in the Durango market. With over 3,800 square feet, an excellent in-town central location near schools, parks, recreation center and local trails, this wonderful five bedroom home with additional caretaker's unit over the garage is a true gem. The curb appeal of this property with an 11,238 sq ft lot is outstanding with mature flowering landscaping, an inviting front covered porch and a Victorian turret to complete the picture. Upon entering the home, you will find a classic updated Victorian with high ceilings throughout the main level. The kitchen features beautiful cherry cabinets. Also on the main floor are two bedrooms, a full bath, laundry room, sun room, dining room, art room, as well as an office with impressive built-in library shelving. Upstairs you will find the spacious master suite with two his/hers closets and an attached full bathroom with separate shower and tub. The master bedroom is located directly under the turret and gives the bedroom an elegant expansive feel in addition to the abundant windows that let in so much sunshine. There are also two bedrooms and a 3/4 bath upstairs. The sun room along the south side of the home leads to a large outdoor deck with a hot tub and extensive gardens. The property is fenced on three sides for privacy. From the kitchen, another enclosed sun room (currently used as an art room) leads you to a vegetable garden on the north side of the house, the deck on the south side and the attached two car garage and stairs to the apartment above it. There is also an additional detached one car garage off the alley. The garage apartment features a large open studio space with storage closets, a wet bar and a 3/4 bathroom. The ceilings are vaulted and the large windows feature views all the way across town to Chapman Hill. The home has steam heat (complete with Victorian style radiators) and a swamp cooler for air conditioning in the main (front) part of the home. The garage and caretaker's unit have forced air heating and air conditioning. This is a unique opportunity to own a move in ready historical home in downtown Durango. Property has been pre-inspected.


Listing TypeFor Sale
Days On Site137


SQ Feet3,891
Story(s)Two Story

Additional Information

HeatingBoiler,Forced Air,Other,Wood Stove
Interior FeaturesCathedral Ceiling,Skylight(s),Vaulted Ceiling,Granite Counters
Available AmenitiesElectric,Phone - Landline,Natural Gas,Cable TV,Internet

Market Activity 81301

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Area Information
CountyLa Plata
Zip Code81301
AreaDurango In Town
Middle SchoolMiller 6-8
High SchoolDurango 9-12
Listing VS Median (in 81301)
low | high
100% of Average
low | high
93.510665638653% of Average
$ / SqFt:
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98.65196937659% of Average
On Site:
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100% of Average
Listing Updated: 08/06/2020
Tiare Flora LogoMLS Number: 767859
Listing Provided By:
Tiare Flora  of  The Wells Group of Durango Inc.

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