5 beds | 6 baths | 4,845 Sq.Ft.
1400 Bluebell Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
The epitome of Boulder, Colorado luxury living awaits in this five-bedroom showplace featuring exquisite designer interiors, top-of-the-line materials and resort-like outdoor spaces in this ultra-desirable Chautauqua neighborhood in Boulder, CO.
Beautifully renovated, reimagined and constructed in 2017, this expansive 4,845-square-foot sanctuary combines timeless limestone and wood with upscale, fine art finishes to masterful effect. Quarter-sawn 4-inch white oak flooring and soaring ceilings are trimmed with handsome millwork, while Sierra Pacific custom windows boast Hunter Douglas blinds throughout. The gourmet kitchen and baths designed by Beth Chisholm Kitchen Architecture feature Dura Supreme Crestwood cabinetry and Ann Sacks tile. A Morning Star elevator services the main floor and second level, and numerous mechanical and technology upgrades ensure a comfortable and convenient environment for discerning residents.
A custom steel and cedar canopy ushers you to the breathtaking entry with double Brazilian walnut entry doors flanked by sidelights and bold lanterns. Inside, the greatroom makes a dramatic first impression with a Sarah Ashford gold and silver leaf ceiling, a two-sided gas fireplace and French doors that frame verdant views. Entertain under barrel-vaulted ceilings in the formal dining area, or enjoy a chef's table dining experience at the open kitchen's expansive hand-selectected, single slab quartz island. Chefs will love the suite of Thermador Professional appliances, including a four-burner gas cooktop with a griddle/grill, a discreet and silent Zephyr Lux range hood, two convection ovens, a steam oven, a microwave drawer, a side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, two dishwashers and a wine refrigerator. A buffet area and home command center make planning and hosting your next lavish affair effortless. A dazzling copper powder room, a mudroom with Electrolux washer-dryer, and two bedroom suites complete the well-planned main level. The spacious and private south suite offers a comfortable main-floor ensuite bedroom option.
Board your private elevator to the second floor and explore the sprawling owner's retreat featuring vaulted ceilings and a massive arched window overlooking treetop vistas. The ensuite spa bathroom soothes with a massive two-person jetted jacuzzi tub, two-person frameless glass shower and Geberit Washlet. A wide double vanity with underlit vitrine sinks and a separate seated vanity provide excellent storage space under designer sconces, while radiant heat floors banish any hint of a chill. Pocket doors open the owner's suite to a cozy sitting room with a gas fireplace, wet bar and access to a large, canopied deck with Bear Peak views. A concealed bookcase opens to a hidden home office with an adjoining deck area. A guest room, bathroom, library and second laundry room add convenience to the upper level. Head to the garden level to discover a sitting area with an adjacent kitchenette, another bedroom and bathroom, fantastic storage and a wine cellar with cork floor.
Outside, the professionally designed and beautifully maintained oasis is anchored by an Allison Armour Aqua Lens Sphere Fountain that's perfectly framed by the living room's two-sided fireplace. A lighted dining pavilion boasts a limestone summer kitchen with a Blaze Premium 32-inch gas grill and refrigerator. The oversized hot tub invites you to relax and unwind surrounded by towering trees, rolling lawns and lush plantings that are carefully illuminated and surrounded by pristine rock walls and paver pathways.
This fine home's extensive upgrades include a mechanical room with a 160-gallon water heater plus hot water on demand; 400-amp electric service; enhanced-speed Ubiquiti Wi-Fi; an attached two-car garage with epoxy floors; convenient side yard storage shed and trash area; and central HVAC with an air cleaner, humidifier, smart thermostats and radon detection. Heated driveway and back patio snowmelt infrastructure is already installed and only requires the addition of a boiler in the garage. A handsome limestone and stucco façade adds wonderful curb appeal to this one-of-a-kind Boulder masterpiece.
Thousands of acres of open space and trails unfold before you in this outstanding Chautauqua location. Just feet from your door, Chautauqua Park offers the wonderful Chautauqua Dining Hall, a quaint coffee shop and cultural events, including music, dance, speakers, art exhibitions and more. Easy access to top-rated schools, Base-Mar Shopping Center and the CU campus complete this magnificent home.
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