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Welcome Home: A home staged for success

Butch Elich
Special to the Daily
Special to the Daily/Butch Elich

What do buyers really want? According to one builder, buyers “want to have everything, but can’t afford it.” But the real answer according to the real estate search engine Home.com is this: a three to four-bedroom, three-bathroom “family oasis.”

Of Home.com’s database of 2,000 home seekers, 455 responded to the question. More than half opted for a house in the country, with three bathrooms and an ideal size of 2,001 to 3,000 square feet of living space. Desired amenities? Walk-in closets, en-suite bathrooms, fireplaces and large garage spaces for all their toy storage. Outdoor must-haves? Decks and patios.

What if you could get a home that was built a few year back with only one owner that took extremely great care of it? What if it had a finish that look like homes being built right now? Look no further, 520 Teller St. in Frisco may be the property you have been waiting for. It is 2,686-square-feet of wow, I gotta have it now. A walk to town location, but away from in town traffic.

This three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath home is very comfortable and well laid out. From the moment you approach the entry, you feel the craftsmanship of 520 Teller. I warm, inviting covered entry shelters you and your guests as you welcome them in to the slate-floor entry. The high ceilings and moss-rock fireplace with sandstone hearth are a perfect place to sit by the fire and enjoy apres ski on a cool winters eve. Then at Christmas, you will have a place to hang your stockings with care.

The well-laid-out kitchen is great for cooking and entertaining since the cook is part of the gathering, not isolated in the back of the home. Granite-slab countertops and an under-mount double sink make food prep and clean up a snap. Beautiful stainless appliances and a gas range all glow to bring out that secret chef in you.

The dining area comfortably accommodates your guests with large windows that bring in the outdoors. Step out onto the patio for a spell and enjoy the mountain air and view to the adjacent mountains.

A conveniently located powder room on the main tends to your guests’ needs. Just down the hall is the utility room and the mechanical and storage rooms. A well-thought-out laundry room with good lighting and appliances are also featured in the home.

It is just a step to the oversize two-car garage with a taller door to accommodate larger vehicles. Outside there is extra parking in the driveways to accommodate guest visits.

The upper floor boast three wonderful bedrooms with en-suite baths and a small “loft” area for a desk/ office setup – or maybe a cozy reading area. Each guest room has a different view of surrounding peaks. As mentioned, the en-suite baths provide both guests and owners an added level of privacy.

The large master bedroom is a light, bright corner room with windows on two sides bringing mountain views to its inhabitants. It is large enough for a bed suite and a cozy sitting area.

In the master bath you can enjoy the spacious shower or sit back and relax in the jetted tub. A spacious double lav granite-slab vanity allows plenty of space for two. The private water closet provides more functional use of this roomy master bath. A walk in closet finishes this suite, efficiently organizing your wardrobe.

520 Teller Street is close to many neighborhood amenities,. The marina affords residents kayaking, rowing, sailing and canoeing, to name a few opportunities. Just down the street is the Frisco Nordic Center and tubing hill. Many wonderful hiking opportunities start in Frisco and head out to the north, south and west. Recpaths and many mountain biking trails grace the town of Frisco. Walk down to summer concerts each Thursday evening. And don’t forget, Frisco is Main Street to the Rockies and home of Summit County’s grand Fourth of July parade and fireworks. The list goes on.

These day buyers are looking for what they see on HG TV. A home staged and ready to move in. 520 Teller Street has those qualities and will happily serve its next owners. This wonderful property is offered unfurnished (furniture negotiable). Call your Realtor today and arrange a showing – you will be glad you did.

Enjoy the sunny summer days!

Butch Elich is a Realtor with RE/MAX properties of the Summit with over 20 years of experience to share with buyers and sellers from around world. Visit him at http://www.Elich.com or call (800) 806-9518 with any real estate or mountain community questions.

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