Create your own legacy in a home that exudes classic elegance and historic charm. For the first time in 38 years, the beautiful brick home at 1640 East 3rd Avenue, in Denver’s Country Club neighborhood, is coming onto the market for $4,500,000, represented by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty brokers, Ian Wolfe and Chris Bouc.
Nestled in the heart of the Country Club neighborhood, one of the city’s most coveted and conveniently located neighborhoods, awaits a historic home. Originally built in1917by famed architect of the time, Maurice Biscoe, 1640 East 3rd Avenue, is a masterpiece registered with the National Registry of Historical Places.
The home has played its part in Denver’s rich history. In addition to being a landmark home originally owned by Clark Goodell Mitchell, the vice president of the Denver National Bank, and his family, 1640 East 3rd Avenue was also briefly used as the University of Denver’s chancellor’s home in the 1940s.
“This property lends itself well to historic lovers that want period-appropriate authenticity or to those seeking a legacy property that has unlimited potential,” explained Wolfe. “The property is ideally located within the gates of Country Club historic – close to Cherry Creek amenities and an easy commute to downtown. There are very few left of this caliber on a parkway street!”
Inspired by European architecture, this ivy-clad, red brick home features distinctive elements of another era such as hipped roof with dormers and stained-glass windows. As you approach the home, you are greeted by an elaborate stone door surround. Through the front door, you will find a beautiful entryway that invites you into a home unlike anything other in Denver Metro.
Inside this six-bedroom, six-bathroom home, buyers will find a refreshing departure from the open-floor plans of more recently built listings. The many living spaces create cozy rooms to enjoy the company of loved ones such as the spacious formal living room and sunroom, the formal dining room, and the wood-paneled family room complete with a billiards table. As an added bonus, this historic home boasts a wine cellar for storing your favorite vintages.
This coveted corner-lot home, set on 0.3 acres, offers several outside terraces and an expansive lawn making it the perfect venue for entertaining and al fresco dining Additional features include all new mechanicals and plumbing, a gated driveway and heated two-car attached garage.
This rare find won’t be available for long. To learn more about making this historic estate your own, contact Ian Wolfe by calling 303.809.3531 or Chris Bouc by calling 303.669.4449. For all of your real estate needs, contact LIV Sotheby’s International Realty by calling 303.893.3200 or visiting livsothebysrealty.com.