Family living at Willowbrook |

Family living at Willowbrook

Special to the DailyToday's Bargain Buy is a townhome at 392 West Coyote Court. It was built in 1981 and is well cared for. Growing families will enjoy the three bedrooms and three baths.

Willowbrook in Silverthorne is a family neighborhood. A park sits at the entrance that is great fun for children. It includes a fishing pond, ball field and swings and slides. Willowbrook also sits on the edge of the national forest, and hiking trails abound. As you approach on Highway 6, the views of the Gore Range are breathtaking.

Today’s Bargain Buy is a townhome at 392 West Coyote Court. It was built in 1981 and is well cared for. Growing families will enjoy the three bedrooms and three baths, sunny deck, fenced yard and nice views. The owner has just installed new tile in the kitchen and bathrooms and built a nice storage closet on the back deck.You enter from the rear where there is plenty of parking. Handy wall pegs and nearby closets will take all the wet things and coats. Up a few stairs is the utility closet with a stack washer/dryer plus the kitchen and living room. A bath here has nice views to the north and attractive lamps on the vanity. The kitchen features 16 oak cabinets and Formica counters. All appliances are newer and include dishwasher, electric range and refrigerator. The new tile floor is a pretty azure color.

The sunny living room has a southern exposure and features a lovely thermostat-controlled gas fireplace with maroon tile hearth. The room has been accented with some red walls which coordinate very well with this attractive fireplace. Additional heat is available through electric baseboards which have their own thermostat. A sliding glass door leads to the sunny deck, storage closet and fenced yard.The bedrooms are downstairs, but above ground level. There are two guest rooms with southern exposure, and a master with its own bath and Williams Fork Range views. The guest bath has an easy clean acrylic tub surround, while the shower in the master has tile.

This home contains 1296 square feet of living space. It is listed at $265,000 unfurnished. The neighborhood association provides common area maintenance and snow and trash removal for $273 per year. Utilities, including water, sewer, heat and electric average $274 per month. Taxes were $926 last year.With an FHA loan of 3 percent down at a 30-year interest rate of 5.5 percent (6.11 APR), this three bedroom home could be yours for only $1,481.39 per month plus mortgage insurance. Down payment assistance programs and other lending packages could help.

CHARLOTTE CLARKE is the owner/broker of 4SaleByU in Frisco. She specializes in affordable housing options and old-fashioned service. Each week she selects a bargain feature from the many properties listed around Summit County. She can be reached at (970) 376-5153, (866) 668-1312 or by e-mail at You can view all Summit County listings through her website at Real Estate

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