1017 E 3rd Avenue Durango, CO
$ 2,175,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#782263
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLA PLATA
  • CityDurango
  • AreaDurango In Town
  • NeighborhoodCity of Durango
  • Zip81301
  • Style
  • Year Built1907
  • Taxes$ 3535
  • Price$ 2,175,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4254
  • Lot Size7,492 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
RE/MAX Pinnacle
Data Source:
Colorado Real Estate Network
Property Description

This spectacular American Foursquare style home offers the luxuries of modern living with plenty of historical charm. Please be sure to watch the VIDEO! Located on the highly sought after historic Third Avenue in the heart of downtown Durango this fully remodeled home offers 4,254 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and 3-car detached garages (2+1). The 500 square feet unfinished space above the 2-car detached garage could be easily finished and used as an ADU. Built in 1907, the historical “Herr House” was originally the home of Charles Herr, founder of the Durango Lumber and Milling Company, and his family. The house features Italianate roof bracketing at the eaves on both the house and porch. The large porch with a pediment roof extends across the east facade. The structure exhibits fine wood detailing. The residence was recently remodeled, offering modern living, while maintaining its historic character. The spacious front porch has an open design where owners could converse with neighbors and passers-by. MAIN FLOOR: Step inside of the home and be welcomed by the grand foyer. The sitting area on the right side opens to a fully enclosed sunroom with a wall of windows bringing the outside in. The inviting living room features a fireplace that is original, but no longer functional, and the sliding doors open to a formal dining room behind it. The TV room underwent an extensive visual transformation featuring a unique coffered ceiling and leaded glass windows. The wood fireplace with metal insert was custom made to fit the opening. The decorative mantle is constructed of solid cherry and custom-built by Lansdowe Furniture, Inc. The bookcase, entertainment center and wet bar are constructed of solid Alder and stained to match the room. Continuing down the hall, you will enter into the modern Chef’s kitchen with hardwood floors, soapstone countertops with marble tile backsplash, recessed lighting, touch activated kitchen faucet, filtered instant hot water, and stainless steel appliances. The charming built-in breakfast nook offers storage underneath of the benches. Plus, there is a walk-in pantry and remodeled powder room as well. There are two sets of stairs to access the second level, one is located off of the kitchen. SECOND FLOOR: There are four bedrooms located on this level with the front two bedrooms have an adjoining door because formal homes had separate his and hers bedrooms with a woman’s dressing room between them. The full bathroom features all new plumbing fixtures, walk-in shower with travertine tiles, and claw tub. THIRD FLOOR: This area received the most extensive remodel. The master suite was taken down to the studs, and re-designed by Steve Eccher, a local architect. The master bedroom has refinished original hardwood floors, brick wall, flue less gas fireplace, giant storage closet, and AC/heat ductless unit. The master bath includes His and Her vanities with stained cement sinks and solid crystal pendants, two walk-in closets, private water closet, toe kick heater, washer/dryer, and marble shower with steam & tub were added. LOWER LEVEL: Practical and useable with a full height ceilings, large laundry area with sink, and a utility room. The bonus room could be used as an office and a “Wrapped” wine cellar that was originally a coal storage room. OUTDOORS: The front yard has been enclosed with an Antique iron fence and fabricated iron fencing and gates. The entire exterior of the home including the 2-car garage was painted a year ago. The brick walkways and seating areas were added in the back of the home that creates a delightful, private outdoor living space. There is an original brick garage upgraded with concrete flooring and an automated garage door, and a detached two-car garage with 500 SF with an unfinished upstairs. The residence offers easy access to world class galleries, dining, shops, and all outdoor recreation offered in beautiful Durango!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Park K-5 Elementary School Escalante 6-8 Middle School Durango 9-12 High School
Price History
5/24/2021 Listed $2,175,000

General Features

Cooling Ductless system
Exterior Features Balcony, Covered Porch, Deck, Landscaping, Lawn Sprinklers
Fireplaces Bedroom, Den/Family Room, Gas Logs, Woodstove
Flooring Carpet-Partial, Hardwood, Tile
Garage Detached Garage
Green Certification Y/n No
Heating Boiler, Other
Hoa Y/n No
Interior Features Window Coverings, Wired/Cable TV, Cathedral Ceiling, Ceiling Fan(s), W/D Hookup, Skylight(s), Wet Bar, Pantry, Walk In Closet, Garage Door Opener, Sun Room, Wine Room
Laundry Y/N 17x11
New Construction Y/N No
Roof Architectural Shingles
Status Active
Status Active
Stories Three Story
Style Other
Subdivision City of Durango
Type Stick Built
Utilities Cable TV, Electric, Internet, Natural Gas
View Mountains
Water Heater Gas Water Heater
Windows Wood
Zoning Residential Single Family

Interior Features

1/2 Baths 1
Appliances Compactor, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Oven-Convection, Range Top, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Purifier
Bedroom #2 Dimensions 14x14
Bedroom #3 Dimensions 13x16
Bedroom #4 Dimensions 11x14
Dining Room Breakfast Nook, Separate Dining
Dining Room Yes
Family Room Yes
Finished Basement SF 194
Full Baths 2
Kitchen Dimensions 12x13
Master Bedroom Dimensions 15x24
Master Bedroom Level Upper Level
Office/den Dimensions 10x14

Exterior Features

Living Room Dimensions 12X17
Carport No
Construction Type Wood
Garage Capacity 3
Lot Size Area 0.172
Siding Wood
Water Rights/irrig. No
Waterfront No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 81301

AVG $2.08M
AVG $3,499
AVG 186
Year Built
AVG 1983
AVG 25
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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