Fawn Creek Estate is paradise on 9.5 acres. This close-in country estate has it all! Little Thompson River frontage, spring fed pond, meadows, lush lawns, gardens, pastures, hay ground and views of Longs Peak & Rocky Mountains. Wonderful French Country feel melds old world charm with modern amenities. Beautifully remodeled with custom cabinets, built-ins, flagstone, reclaimed hand scraped oak wood floors from Aspen, Carrara marble, exotic hardwood counter-tops and imported antique Spanish doors. Captivating acreage and home such as this, do not often come along. Minutes from Boulder.
Just minutes from Boulder, Colorado, this property is a rare find. Privacy, the river, spring fed pond, park like setting, wildlife, organic gardens and a pristine French Country Estate. It is a dream come true for the discriminating buyer.
Broker(s): Karen Mikkelson
Fawn Creek is located in rural north Longmont, close to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The property lies in a small valley on a dead-end road and is bordered on the south end by the Little Thompson River. It is close to Longmont, Loveland and Boulder and every amenity imaginable.
ACREAGE AND DESCRIPTION
The 9 plus acres of the Fawn Creek Estate has a gentle slope towards the river. Mature stately trees, tasteful landscaping and garden areas create a park like setting with views of the Rocky Mountains, including Longs Peak and Mt Meeker. The Little Thompson River babbles through the south end of the acreage, with an elevated bank for relaxing. The property also has a spring fed pond, wonderful private patio and covered deck areas, garden with raised beds and unique Douglas Fir fencing that is deer proof. All landscaped areas are irrigated including lawns. The property also has hay ground in the front that is planted to Alfalfa and brome. The current owners have practiced organic gardening methods since they bought the property seven years ago. A lateral ditch runs through the property. The property is zoned Agricultural and is suitable for horses.
WILDLIFE AND RECREATION
Wildlife abounds on this parcel due to the privacy, mature trees, shrubs, landscaping, the river and spring fed pond. There is a resident small flock of wild turkeys, both White Tail and Mule Deer, bobcat, racoon and Elk along the river area seasonally. There is a large array of birds including Coopers Hawks, Great Blue Heron, Hummingbirds, and occasionally Bald Eagles.
Recreation within 30 minutes or less include hiking, cycling, boating, camping, golf, skiing, and kayaking to name a few.
WATER RIGHTS AND RESOURCES
The water for the home, landscape and gardens is supplied by Little Thompson Water District. The property also has ditch rights to the Culver Lateral Ditch. There are three feeder ditches cut into the hay field. Although the owners have no water shares they often get free tail water from Big T Irrigation and it is possible to lease or purchase shares of Big T. Any mineral rights known will transfer but rights are doubtful. This will be determined by the title company. The property also has a second electric meter set if the new owners wish to add solar to the home.
The home has an Old French Country feel. The charming home is 2,880 square feet. One of the owners is not only an Interior Designer, but also an Antique Dealer that works both in Colorado and France. The design, features and finishes are exquisite, yet the home and setting have a cozy and private feel.
Just a few of the features include:
• Hand hewn ceiling beams
• Hand scraped reclaimed oak floors
• Smooth flagstone floor in dining room
• Brick floors in Butler’s pantry, mud room and powder room
• Antique Spanish Chestnut doors from Catalonia
• Custom Cabinets throughout
• Honed Brazilian stone in Butler’s Pantry
• Wood burning Rumford Renaissance fireplace, low emission
• Antique Iron Orangerie arched window on west side with views to mountains
• Honed Carrara marble and Wenge (hardwood) countertops in kitchen
• Kitchen appliances include Gaggenau Steam and Convection ovens and gas range with Subzero refrigerated drawers and Thermador refrigerator.
Upper level Master and Family Room
• Wide plank pine floors
• Unique arched artistic wood ceilings mad of Birch
• Large soaking tub
• Built-in closet system
• Artisan drywall finish
• Custom cabinets
• 8 foot divided light doors
• Polished Nickel bath fixtures in baths
• Antique French shutter doors
• Timber framed covered porch with Deck made of Brazilian hardwood called EPI
• Montana Timber Barnwood siding
• Flagstone steps
• Metal Roof
• Sliding barn doors on arched Iron window
• High end windows
TAXES: $2,465 for 2017
This acreage is a rare find. Privacy, the river, spring fed pond, park like setting, wildlife, organic gardens and a pristine French Country Estate. It is a dream come true for the discriminating buyer.