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Colorado Home With Mining Elevator Asks $3M

The 6,248-square-foot rustic home features a decorative mine elevator used with pieces from an authentic 1800s mine, reports the Wall Street Journal.

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The 6,248-square-foot rustic home features a decorative mine elevator used with pieces from an authentic 1800s mine, reports the Wall Street Journal.
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The home was purchased in 2008 for $1.5 million. The owners spent about the same amount renovating and expanding the property, including the two-story decorative mine elevator that adorns the front entry. Parts of it are from an authentic 1800s mine elevator, though it doesn't actually work.
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The home won the 2011 Colorado Award for Remodeling Excellence.
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Beetle-kill pine wood is found throughout, lending to the rustic feel of the home. Beetle-kill refers to pine trees that are killed by an invasive beetle species, and boasts colorful streaks and grain patterns. The flooring has hints of grays and purples.
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The home boasts 6,248 square feet of living space.
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A sitting room with large windows overlooks the back of the property.
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The owner set out to create a Midwestern, "barn-style" kitchen. The refrigerator is hidden behind panels of oak to look like an old-fashioned ice box. Each cabinet has its own unique finish. A butcher block is made of spalted wood.
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The home has three kitchens in all.
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The owners refer to this room as the "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" office.
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Pictured, the master bedroom. The home includes seven bedrooms in all.
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There are six full bathrooms and two partial ones.
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A wet bar makes the perfect billiards room.
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One of the guest rooms boasts a two-way fireplace.
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The property is located in a country club, on the 11th tee of the community golf course. The home has its own private putting and chipping area.
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There's a fire pit on the deck.
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