Colorado Mountain Retreat

280 & 282 Sage Grouse, Placerville, Colorado

San Miguel County

70 Acre retreat near Telluride Colorado


Summary: Experience luxury and nature intertwined in this 9,000-square-foot fully furnished mountain modern home in San Miguel County, Colorado. Built in 2010, this property boasts a water well, a 4,000 sq ft toy barn with an attached apartment, a 3-car garage, home theatre, workout room, and the coveted Ag exempt status. Crafted by renowned architect Daniel Houlihan, the home’s design integrates seamlessly with the Telluride mountains, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, a massive two-way stone fireplace, and sliding glass doors ensuring a connection between indoor and outdoor spaces. With five bedrooms, six full and three half bathrooms, and various entertainment spaces including a wet bar and wine storage, this property is perfect for an outdoor enthusiast family or horse lovers seeking privacy and a deep connection with nature. Don’t miss the chance to experience mountain living in comfort and style.

Property Overview:

  • Size: 9,000 square feet
  • 70 Acres, end of road, large neighbor
  • Year Built: 2010
  • Location: San Miguel County, Colorado
  • Location: Only 45 minutes from Telluride
  • Furnishing: Fully furnished (some exceptions)


  • Water well on premises
  • 4,000 sq ft toy barn with high-end furnishings and an attached apartment
  • Attached 3-car garage for convenience
  • Home theatre for entertainment
  • Workout room to stay active
  • Ag exempt property

Architectural Highlights:

  • Designed in mountain modern style by Telluride-based architect Daniel Houlihan of Fountainhead Studio
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows capturing the breathtaking views and blending seamlessly with the forested surroundings

Interior Features:

  • Open-concept kitchen with a large island/breakfast bar, custom cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows in the main residence offering stunning views of the Sneffels Range
  • High ceilings and natural wood dominating the living room and formal dining room
  • Large double-sided stone fireplace dividing the living and dining rooms, creating a cozy ambiance
  • Sliding glass doors ensuring a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Wet bar, wine storage area, and in-home theater for added comfort and entertainment
  • Five bedrooms, six full bathrooms, and three half bathrooms for convenience

Outdoor Living:

  • Heated outdoor patio, allowing for comfortable mountain living
  • Large built-in fire pit on the outdoor patio, perfect for gatherings and mountain viewing
  • Outdoor spa providing a unique connection to nature

Property Specifics:

  • Address: 280 & 282 Sage Grouse, Placerville, Colorado
  • Main residence, separate caretaker’s apartment, and garage/“toy barn” included on the property
  • Offers privacy and seclusion, providing a tranquil retreat in a remote location without compromising on luxury or town accessibility (ski resort is a 45-minute drive away)

Ideal Buyer:

  • Ideal for an outdoor enthusiast family seeking privacy and a love for nature
  • Also suitable for horse lovers seeking a unique mountain living experience

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Listed by Telluride Real Estate Corp

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Acreage: 70
Price Per Acre: $114,214
Home Size: 9264 SF
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms 9

Listed By

Garrett Simon

Telluride Real Estate Corp