631 Expedition Drive
South Fork, CO 81154


UPGRADES! SHORT TERM RENTAL POTENTIAL! OWNER CARRYTERMS! This house is a beautifully furnished, two story home on almost 8 1/2 acres with a unique creek. The lot borders State land and the Rio Grande National Forest just beyond the small strip of State land for direct access to those areas and its wildlife which often visit the property. It has an Artesian well (a natural spring) in normal rainfall years, plus it always has had great water quality from the same drilled well. All 3 sides of its crawl space - all walls, floor and the bottom-side of the entire 1st floor has been high R-value spray foam insulated for low heating cost during the winter. It has 3 lighting improvements of a custom dining room chandelier, overhead bar, kitchen sink and work area spot lights. Nearly all lighting is high efficiency LED or compact fluorescent. The WIFI thermostat and wireless and battery backed-up alarm systems can both be operated remotely by smart phone Apps plus more detail and functions at its alarm website. The Great room is wired for 5.1 Home Theater surround sound and satellite video. It has 3 appliance upgrades of a new dishwasher, a pop-up downdraft vent for the island cooktop and a propane-fueled BBQ with searing capability. It is modern rustic furnished and interior decorated, including colorful and peaceful-setting Colorado paintings and a comfortable leather sectional with 2 relaxing reclining sections. Exterior landscape has been graded, contoured for good spring melt drainage and artistically appointed with red boulders, accent pieces and reddish gravel rock around the entire house. The houses Great room with 3 sliding window doors and upper windows face east for quicker morning warm up and shading from the afternoon sun which could otherwise make it too warm. The main south-facing roof is perfect for a solar power baseline and further possible off-the-grid upgrades. The propertys lot includes a substantial hill in the back east side of it that is great for a brisk hike, winter fun activities, views of the valley, mountains, house, river island and local areas. This is an excellent full time or part time home with classic design and endless mountain enjoyment!


Days On Site660


Bath(s) 2 Full, 1 Half
SQ Feet2,133
Story(s)1 Story

Additional Information

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Area Information

CountyRio Grande
CitySouth Fork
Zip Code81154
AreaSouth Fork
Community NameRiver Island Ranch
Middle SchoolDel Norte 6-8
High SchoolDel Norte 9-12
Listing VS Median (in River Island Ranch)
low | high
44.117647058824% of Average
low | high
35.302390998594% of Average
$ / SqFt:
low | high
56.812659846547% of Average
On Site:
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100% of Average
Listing Updated: 07/18/2018
MLS Number: 723834
Listing Provided By:
Laura Sisneros  of  First Colorado Land Office Inc.

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