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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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$12,500,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: None

4 Bed/s | 2 Full Bath/s | MLS#:35296

Own the Top of Dallas Divide! Colorado Life Magazine (October 2016) named Snow Drift Ranch on Dallas Divide as the number one location in the entire state of Colorado to view Autumn colors. This 10,000+ square foot trophy homestead retreat with the highest quality features sits on 138 acres overlooking Ralph Lauren's famous Double RL Ranch and the Sneffels/Cimarron Mtns. The overall property is made up of four separate lots, including the main home complex. Two of the 35 acre lots can be built on in the future with extremely amazing views. Huge workshop and attached 38' RV bay, 2-2 car garages, 2 Generators and 4 solar panels trickle charge 2 battery banks. 2 inverters and DC lighting back-up. Enjoy incredible private elk and deer hunting. Perfect for a family or corporate retreat.

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$949,000

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

Subdivision: Fall Creek

3 Bed/s | 3 Full Bath/s | MLS#:35043

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. The Southerly facing home 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.

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$840,000

Major Area: Sawpit - 112 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: None

4 Bed/s | 3 Full Bath/s | MLS#:36152

The San Miguel River Ranch - Just 12 minutes from the Town of Telluride and with 256 feet of serene stream frontage, this lush oasis boasts private fly fishing water, exceptional three season solar exposure and direct access to hundreds of acres of BLM property. The residence has been entirely remodeled with a soothing blend of contemporary and mountain rustic finishes of hardwoods, tiles, granites, barn wood cabinetry and upscale appliances that offer gracious riverside living at its best. The main house consists of four bedrooms, three bathrooms, open kitchen, living and dining rooms that expand upon a newly built steel and wood deck overlooking the river. The guest house is designed perfectly for a yoga studio, private office or den/study/library with hot tub deck

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$795,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: None

4 Bed/s | 3 Full Bath/s | MLS#:35724

This fantastic home sits up on several lots in the beautiful sunlit valley in warm and cozy Placerville. The indoor/outdoor living of this home is spectacular. Brand new screen doors open from the kitchen and the living area to two large decks--one on the south and the west side of this home. Large windows throughout the home helps to fill this property with natural light and big views! A large oversized garage sits detached from the house with a large upper storage area easily accessible by the drop down stair/ladder. Incredible gardens of both natural and planted vegetation surround this oasis of beauty. This property is just beautiful and in perfect condition.

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$739,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: Shadohoochi Hill

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

A sunny family home with quick access to Telluride, and directly adjacent to acres of BLM lands. Remodeled with an updated kitchens and bath with large decks, this private and quiet location invites you to enjoy the balmy climate of Telluride's ''Banana Belt''. Nicely Landscaped on 1. 64 acres with ample pasture, and even a horse stable. A tidy garage and workshop are ideal for the weekend tinkerer. The finished basement has it's own entrance for long term guests. This is a well maintained property. Make it your own Telluride Oasis.

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$665,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: None

3 Bed/s | 1 Full Bath/s | MLS#:35661

The Ski Dallas Ranch sits on over private and diversely treed 80 acres, has a spring fed water system and Leopard Creek running through the property. The home was built in 2004 and is a very solid structure composed of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and plenty of space for family or friends. There are two lots being offered the sale, so one could be split off and sold by the future owner. Opportunities abound with this property for a potential B&B, hunting lodge, or just your private home in the woods close to Telluride. Activities that are on site or very close by include, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding and more!

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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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$590,000

Major Area: Placerville - 111 (Major Area 110)

Subdivision: Redcliff Estates

4 Bed/s | 3 Full Bath/s | MLS#:35367

Ideally located in quiet, sunny neighborhood with large fenced yard. Quick, easy access a few blocks off highway. ..without the road noise . A charming, comfortable 3 bedroom 2 bath main house plus a mother-in-law bedroom/den/kitchen and bath with jetted tub. Room to roam and only a few blocks to the county park. This is an ideal home for locals who want to own before mortgage rates go up. Ready for move-in. Could be sold ''turn key'' Owner/seller is licensed RE broker .

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$490,000

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

Subdivision: None

3 Bed/s | 3 Full Bath/s | MLS#:36153

A sweet 3BR 3 Bath cabin in the Lake Fork Subdivision in Ames and Illium Valley, approximately 20 minutes from Telluride. Nestled in the trees at the base of the Ames wall just below the Galloping Goose Trail, this is a very liveable 1316 square foot rustic cabin in good condition. The Lake Fork of the San Miguel River is clearly heard from the property. At 490,000 this is the least expensive free market home on .4 acres in the immediate Telluride region. Easy to show.

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$439,500

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

Subdivision: None

3 Bed/s | 2 Full Bath/s | MLS#:35811

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