3 beds | 4 baths | 4,907 Sq.Ft.
2285 Knollwood Drive, Boulder, CO 80302
Masterfully designed by Surround Architecture, this exquisite three-bedroom, four-bathroom residence delivers exceptional style and incredible indoor-outdoor living surrounded by lush open space, direct trail access, a stunning pool and remarkable views in Boulder, Colorado's highly coveted Knollwood neighborhood.
Crafted by the most sought-after architect in Boulder, this exceptional home embraces its commanding hillside location with walls of windows that usher in golden natural light and frame verdant views of the Boulder skyline and beyond. Double-height ceilings with steel trestle beams underscore the impressive proportions, while beautiful wide-plank smoked oak and stone flooring and custom millwork trimmed with black hardware add a sophisticated touch.
From the gracious first-floor foyer, a steel, glass and wood open staircase invites you upstairs to discover a magnificent great room wrapped in mesmerizing 270-degree views. Relax alongside the dramatic white brick fireplace in the living area, or host lavish gatherings under designer lighting in the dining area. The gourmet kitchen acts as the stylish heart of the home with floor-to-ceiling custom Artisan Shop cabinetry and upscale appliances, including a Wolf range and warming drawer, Miele microwave and SubZero refrigerator and freezer. Enjoy casual meals at the massive Quartzite island. The custom temperature controlled built-in wine storage, large walk-in pantry, additional Fisher Paykel beverage cooler, and an adjacent powder room make gracious entertaining easy.
Wide sliding doors and banks of NanaWalls invite seamless indoor-outdoor living. The rear patio is outfitted with a retractable pergola canopy, overhead heaters, summer kitchen, fireplace and outdoor TV — perfect for year-round al fresco gatherings. Throughout the 1.13-acre grounds, magnificent landscaping enhances the natural terrain, including a flat lawn for pets and play flanked by a sloped, planted hillside with tall trees and native plants, a footpath over Silver Lake Ditch to protected open space, a secret viewing platform and miles of trails. In this magical setting, the detached 252 square-foot gym/yoga studio is a perfect fit for the vigorous Boulder lifestyle. A second patio off the front of the home stretches alongside the shimmering 45-foot saline pool, with spectacular eastern views over the wildflower meadow. Imagine watching the sunrise from this serene setting.
In the northern wing, a handsome study features its own fireplace, built-in bookcases and a desk. Wake up with the sun in the tranquil owner's suite overlooking the pool and shaded by a towering pine. The ensuite spa bathroom soothes with a steam shower, soaking tub with views to the back landscape, two designer vanities, and an exterior door leading to the detached gym. The custom walk-in closet attends to the most refined wardrobe needs. In the southern wing, two spacious and bright secondary bedroom suites with private ensuite bathrooms flank a comfortable family room, which can easily convert to a fourth bedroom. A wide driveway to the attached two-car garage provides plenty of parking while the warm white-brick façade and slate roof combine to create a lasting impression in this custom Boulder retreat.
Nestled in desirable Knollwood, this amazing home enjoys an ultra-private location alongside protected open space and some of the city's best trails. Commune with local wildlife in this peaceful away-from-it-all location and enjoy back-door access to outstanding Downtown and West Pearl Street amenities directly from the neighborhood’s walking path.
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