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MANSION GLOBAL | A Telluride, Colorado, Property with Design Inspired by Nature

Mountain views can be seen from every room

Listing of the Day

Location: Telluride, Colorado

Price: $16.9 million

If the natural beauty of white-capped mountains, design pedigree and the creature comforts associated with a private community intrigue, this jaw-dropping property in Telluride should be on your radar. Designed by the architecture firm of Hugh Newell Jacobsen, the structure itself is just one appealing part of the package. The location is another.

Telluride is special, said listing agent Bill Fandel. “The mountains are dramatic and lush. It’s a place that high-profile people come to escape. There are no paparazzi,” he said. “It’s lowkey [with] a lot of celebs and corporate chiefs.” A sampling from that list: Jerry Seinfeld, Tom Cruise, Oprah Winfrey, Hilary Swank, Ralph Lauren, Dan Quayle, Meg Whitman and Bobbi Brown.

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The house sits on a 35-acre parcel that’s one of 35 in the Gray Head development, a private community just seven minutes from the airport and eight miles from downtown Telluride—a National Landmark Historic District, cultural hub thanks to the Telluride Film Festival and an internationally renowned ski area.

The enclave was partly developed by Bill Ford, chairman of the Ford Motor Company, Mr. Fandel said. The development boasts a fishing lodge, trails, a stocked trout pond and tennis courts for residents.

Stats

This 6,561-square-foot house, which is actually a collection of connected pavilion-like, one-story structures, features four bedrooms, four full baths and one half bath.

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Design Pedigree

It’s one thing to live in a house, but it’s quite another to live in a structure designed by Jacobsen Architects. Hugh Newell Jacobsen is an iconic American architect who created a style all his own by using light as a guiding principle in architectural design.

Jacobsen’s design is also known to “nestle” structures with historic shapes and rooflines together, Mr. Fandel explained. “In this example, it’s a series of 10 different pavilions that are joined and nestled into this site.”

Each pavilion is one story and features vaulted ceilings and walls of glass that provide an open-air feeling. “They’re essentially side-by-side overlapping, and the spaces when you’re in them at any time of day, they’re designed to grab natural light,” Mr. Fandel said. “Each one frames a different view.”

The house is one of four Jacobsen commissions in Colorado, and was completed five years ago.

Structural materials include limestone, glass, steel and stone.

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Amenities

The house includes a screening room on the lower level as well as an outdoor spa area complete with whirlpool.

There is also a sophisticated environmental system in place with geothermal heating and cooling. Ever heard of air-conditioned floors? This house has them.

Agent: Bill Fandel, Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty

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Telluride Estate Designed by Award-Winning Architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen Headlines This Week’s Real Estate News

 

For more information on 1068 Wilson way, Telluride, CO – designed by Award-Winning Architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen click here

CURBED | Features Bill Fandel Listing of Hugh Newell Jacobsen Design

Minimalist home with jaw-dropping Rocky Mountain views asks $16.9M

Not for the faint of heart

This home in the Rockies boasts views that could be easy to get used to.
 Photos courtesy of Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty.

Location: Telluride, Colorado

Price: $16,900,000

The American architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen has made a name for himself with his delightfully minimalist gabled houses, some of which we’ve covered here at Curbed before. But this sprawling residence in the Rocky Mountains? Jaw-dropping.

Sitting on a 35-acre parcel just outside Telluride, Colorado, the home is a whopping 6,561 square feet and comprises ten interconnected pavilions, resembling more of a backwoods cul-de-sac than one residence. The four-bedroom, four-bath home, designed by Hugh and Simon Jacobsen, looks out onto an idyllic, forested mountain range, the perfect scenery to gaze out onto as you sip your morning coffee.

The pavilions are clustered around a court accessed from a gravel road, and the residence’s outer edge features huge glass windows to ensure gorgeous views from literally every room. Each pavilion also has its own patio, so you can step outside no matter where you are in the house.

The home’s interior, with its vaulted ceilings and white walls, almost feels understated compared to its natural surroundings, and manages simplicity without being austere. There’s also plenty of communal space—enough that you might want to give your guests a map when they enter—a movie theater, and a hot tub, because why not?

This residence’s views aren’t for the faint of heart, and neither is its price tag. But if you’re in the market for a near-mansion in the Rockies, this isn’t a bad place to start: 1068 Wilson Way is on the market now for $16.9 million.

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