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Placerville was once home to placer mining and stockyards where the Denver & Rio Grande Southern Railroad picked up locally raised cattle to deliver to the Front Range. This small town was started in the late 1800’s with an eclectic style of homes and residents. It is now a favorite area for our Telluride realtors.

Sawpit started out as a placer mining camp and sawmill that cut timber for the local mines; it is now a small town bordering the San Miguel River.

Fall Creek, the confluence of Fall Creek and the San Miguel River is now home to a community known as Fall Creek. This town is made up of several small subdivisions along the San Miguel River ideally situated for smaller homes.

Ophir and the Trout Lake area were originally mining camps and a source of power for the mines and are now home to year-round and summer residents of the area with a passion for the high alpine climate. Ophir: This tiny mountain town once home to mining, was overrun by the hippies that came to the Telluride Region in the early 1970’s. It is now the home of many local mountaineers, builders, ski bums and families. In the seventies, there were more dogs than people in Ophir, now it’s having a baby boom with more than 20 babies born in the last few years. Trout Lake, originally summertime cabins, these sites are on commonly owned land once leased from the power company that owns the lake and sends water to the Ames generating power plant through the Pen Stock. These cabins have become mini mansions with huge views of Sheep Mountain, Lizard Head, and the surrounding peaks in a picturesque alpine setting.

San Bernardo, a subdivision of “locals” specifically developed as employee housing, is a great neighborhood just 5 minutes from Mountain Village and 10 from town. Pathfinder sits on the benches above San Bernardo. These large residential lots have in-your-face views of Sheep Mountain and San Bernardo Mountain.

Ames and Lake Fork Junction are subdivisions at the south end of Ilium Valley. Ames and Lake Fork Junction were the site of the first alternating current power generating station in the world; the Ames power plant is still generating power to this day. These smaller lots are nestled along the South Fork of the San Miguel.

Hidden Lake, located high above Trout Lake, are high alpine cabins serving as a wonderful escape from modern living. The winter ski or snowmobile access, make it an adventure on every visit.

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$9,000,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: None

4 Bed/s | 2 Full Bath/s | MLS#:37572

This Hill is looking for its King or Queen! Dominating the pinnacle of the most photogenic spot in the entire state of Colorado, is Snow Drift Ranch. With a 10,000 square foot, on or off the grid, self-reliant compound on 67 acres, this mountain retreat was meticulously designed and engineered by the Seller to be a fortress on top of Dallas Divide, conveniently located near Telluride and Ridgway, with airports, famous Hot Springs and skiing unmatched in the entire West. Overlooking Ralph Lauren's famous Double RL Ranch and the Sneffels/Cimarron Mountains, the overall property is made up of two separate lots, including the main home complex. Enjoy incredible private elk and deer hunting. Call Robert for Showing Request 970-708-7771.

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$950,000

Major Area: Fall Creek - 94 (Major Area 90)

Subdivision: Placervalley Village

5 Bed/s | 3 Full Bath/s | MLS#:37406

Truly a one of a kind setting directly on the San Miguel River featuring five bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths. Less than fifteen miles to the center of Telluride and all of the resort amenities, including skiing, festivals and so much more. Ownership of this fine residence also includes access to the famed Applebaugh swimming pond and additional river access. The 2.4-acre gently sloping lot sits on both sides of the river ensuring privacy and protecting views, but gets splashed in sunshine and red canyon cliff views. Wonderfully landscaped with a historical log cabin on site as well as pieces of the Galloping Goose Train rails, from when the historical train rolled right through this land up to Telluride & points further. Fly fish right off of your deck from the separate cabin

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$945,000

Major Area: Fall Creek - 94 (Major Area 90)

Subdivision: Fall Creek

3 Bed/s | 3 Full Bath/s | MLS#:37239

This spacious, custom built, open concept 3,655 sf log home is turn-key and located on 3.46 private acres in Placerville. The property boasts abundant sunshine, multiple outdoor living spaces including a fire pit, hot tub, plush lawn and gardens, a 50 amp RV hookup, and a 3+ car garage. The home includes many custom kitchen and bath features, including steam shower, granite countertops, and jacuzzi tub. Many recent Seller upgrades of the kitchen, bathroom and new countertops make this home shine. The Southerly facing property is comfortable and warm and reaps the benefit of all day sun and beautiful views of the surrounding red rock cliffs. This home is an excellent alternative to Ski Ranches and/or Hillside homes. It is priced well below replacement cost. This is a must see!

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$697,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: Shadohoochi Hill

3 Bed/s | 2 Full Bath/s | MLS#:35308

A wonderful family home in a sunny Down Valley location with quick access to Telluride. Walking Distance to the Galloping Goose Bus, or the R-1 District School Bus Stop. Remodeled with an updated kitchens and bath with large decks, this private and quiet location, directly adjacent to BLM lands, invites you to enjoy the balmy climate of Telluride's ''Banana Belt''. Nicely Landscaped and fenced on 1. 64 acres, the quaint barn serves as a tidy garage and workshop, ideal for the weekend tinkerer. Consider, that there is no transfer tax, and the finished and plumbed basement with it's own entrance for guests may be an option to reduce your mortgage payments by approx $1200/month! Make this well maintained property your own Telluride Oasis!

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$595,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: None

4 Bed/s | 3 Full Bath/s | MLS#:35874

UNIQUE PRIVATE PROPERTY OVERLOOKING LEOPARD CREEK AND SURROUNDED BY BLM LAND. COMFORTABLE FAMILY HOME WITH PLENTY OF SPACE AND A SUNNY SOUTHERN ORIENTATION. BRIGHT FOUR-BEDROOM HOME WITH GARAGE AND OUTBUILDINGS. EASY PROXIMITY TO TELLURIDE AND RIDGWAY IN A SECLUDED SETTING.

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$489,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: None

3 Bed/s | 1 Full Bath/s | MLS#:37512

Nice 3 bedroom 1 bath home in sunny Placerville with open living/ dining/ kitchen. It offers a nicely landscaped yard with private patio, garden gravel firepit area, garage/shop, shed and plenty of parking. The home is efficient and heated mainly with gas logset stove. It's one of the best values in the Telluride region, a must see. Call or text for showings.

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$460,000

Major Area: Ophir Valley - 81 (Major Area 80)

Subdivision: None

2 Bed/s | 1 Full Bath/s | MLS#:37076

Enjoy alpine paradise year round with this extensively renovated 2 bed/1 bath 1,300 sq. ft. chalet. A flex room and basement storage were added to the beautiful historic miner's cabin. The large south-facing sun room opens onto an expansive brand-new wooden deck and breathtaking views, perfect for après-ski entertaining or Sunday morning breakfast. Only 20 minutes away from Mountain Village and Telluride's historic downtown, enjoy world-class skiing, hiking, biking, dining, and shopping. Fiber optic cable was just brought to Ophir for high speed internet.

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$459,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: None

2 Bed/s | 1 Full Bath/s | MLS#:37379

Nicely remodeled. 2 BR/1 Bath with views and elbow room on the sunny side of Placerville. NO RETT. Ample room for an ADU/Garage Apt or even a main house in back. Multiple heat sources. Propane fireplace plus baseboards in addition to several electric heaters. Granite and nice cabinets along with stainless steel sink and fridge compliment the open floor plan.

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