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Summit County Bargain Buys: A Breckenridge bargain

Dyan Devault
Special to the Daily
Special to the Daily

This property in Breckenridge is one of the best buys in Summit this week.

531 High Point Drive, located in Breckenridge Heights about half a mile to Main Street, is priced at $349,000 and is offered as a short sale.

This 2-288-square-foot home has four bedrooms, three baths and three living areas, and sits on over half an acre.

This remodeled house is nestled in the woods in a private secluded setting. There are terrific views from one side of the large wrap around deck as well as from the living area and upstairs deck. The dramatic entry from the parking area takes you into the house from the deck, bringing you into the bright main living area. Off the main living area is a large galley kitchen with marble countertops and an adorable built in breakfast nook that seats six. To the side of the kitchen sits the dining room and an adjacent sunroom with vaulted ceilings. There is also a half bath on this floor with a pedestal sink. There are lovely Italian wood floors throughout the house.

This main living area is 1,040 square feet. The large master bedroom (442 square feet) located on the upper level has French doors leading out to it’s own balcony overlooking the sunroom. The master bathroom has stone floors and includes a steam shower. There is another sunny bedroom on this level that would make a perfect office, nursery or guest room and has its own deck with spectacular mountain views. The 806-square-foot lower level with has a recreation or second living room and two bedrooms, which share a bathroom. The three levels in this home provide a great separation of space, perfect for a vacation property or rental. This house is being sold unfurnished; however the current furniture in the house could be purchased separately.

The wooded backyard off the deck is great space for entertaining and includes an outdoor living area with a fire pit and seating area which could accommodate a large group or party with plenty of room to add a hot tub.

The heating system is electric baseboard and propane and the house is connected to the city sewer and well. There is room to build a garage and currently the surface parking area has room for four cars.

The house was built in 1972. The assessed value for 2011 is $478,247 down from the 2010 assessed value of $569,694. The taxes for 2010 were $2097.62. This property has been on the market for 16 days.

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