8 Reasons to Love 8735 Longs Peak Circle

  1. Space! 2.6 acre lot and 6,294 sq ft (5,876 finished). 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.8735 Longs Peak Cir Windsor CO-large-089-89-master1-1500x1000-72dpi
  2. Views! Mountain/range views plus views of your lot behind.DCIM100MEDIADJI_0032.JPG
  3. Landscaping! The homeowners have put lots of care into planting and arranging a beautiful mixture of flowers, grasses, and (now) mature trees. Hint: Make tasty jam from the three plum trees.8735 Longs Peak Cir Windsor CO-large-118-118-yard12-1500x1000-72dpi
  4. Garden! Get ready to drool. This house includes a fenced and gated garden plot with drip system. Crops this year included artichokes, pumpkins, squash, and dahlias. Perfect for those green thumb aspirations.8735 Longs Peak Cir Windsor CO-large-053-59-garden15-1500x1000-72dpi
  5. Covered Patio! Entertain…relax…breathe in that fresh air. There’s even a drip system for those hanging pots.8735 Longs Peak Cir Windsor CO-large-102-90-patio15-1477x1000-72dpi
  6. Garage! What’s so exciting about this garage? Steel-insulated doors and fits 4 cars. Plus with that 2.6 acre lot, there’s still space to add an outbuilding or extra garage.8735 Longs Peak Cir Windsor CO-large-049-57-garage1-1500x1000-72dpi
  7. Mudroom/Laundry! Extra-large and includes built-in cabinets. You’re one step closer to those organization dreams coming true.8735 Longs Peak Cir Windsor CO-large-073-107-laundry1-1491x1000-72dpi
  8. Best of all: It’s Now Priced at $880,000! See the full virtual tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=PMAUg6DAR1N8735 Longs Peak Cir Windsor CO-large-041-73-front15-1483x1000-72dpi
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Happy National Dog Day…!

To my favorite poodles, Baci (“The Bacman”), grand-puppy Remy (“Remington Steele”) + dogs all around the world!

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5 Ways to Spoil Your Dog in NoCO

  1. Eat brunch with your dog on the porch of The Rainbow (a Baci Favorite, he also recommends Tasty Harmony)
  2. Take your pup to an outdoor concert (Remy recommends Saturday concerts at Front Range Village)
  3. Go shopping together at a local Farmers Market (and buy treats of course).
  4. Take your dog swimming at City Park Pool’s annual Pooch Plunge in FoCo on August 27th, 2017
  5. Relax on a coffee shop or brewery porch with your pooch (Baci always votes Starbuck since they offer puppucinos aka. whipped cream).

Honorable mention: Take a walk and savor our fresh CO air!

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What’s your favorite way to spoil your pup?

New Listing: Better than New in Loveland!

I have a new listing on Wisconsin Ave in Loveland. The home was only built in 2012. While there are still some new construction homes going up in the area, there are definitely some great advantages to this home that the owners have loved living in for the past four years:

  1. That tangible feeling of “Home” when you step through the front door. You can feel when the owners have enjoyed the home. Call it good energy or a sense of how a family lives in a home, but no matter the age, it makes a difference.Dining B
  2. Full landscaping and landscaping that’s had a chance to mature. When you first plant your garden, everything looks tiny. Give a few years and it all begins to fit (give it a few more years and it might start looking overgrown, but that depends on how much attention you pay your garden).Yard B
  3. Little perks the homeowner has already added. The home was built with the covered patio out back, but the owners added a nice sun shield that stays with the home. Patio D

Check out full listing details here.

 

Have Extra Zucchini? It’s…

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Casitas are Cool: Coachman Lane

I have a new listing in Clydesdale Park up in North Fort Collins. It’s truly a quality home, but the best part of the home is…the attached casita with ¾ bath & wet bar.
**A casita is a small guest home.

Now here’s why casitas are cool:

It gives you an excuse to create a cozy courtyard with separate entrances for everyone and a communal hangout space…Patio

Your guests get to sip coffee (and other beverages) at their private wet bar…
Casita Bath

Bonus: You can have this kitchen in the home to yourself…
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It’s great if you’ve ever had aspirations to run a hotel room for guests or have a college age kid complaining about needing their own space (15 min to CSU)….
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And, best of all, it’s still steps to your home for those epic family movie nights….
Theatre

Check out the full listing details here…
Gate A

How would you use a casita?

Golden Eagle: Art Meets Architecture

“Not everybody understands vignette layout…it’s not for everyone, but the truth is everyone loves it once they’ve had it.” – Robert Smith, custom builder

Walking into our new listing at Golden Eagle Drive is like walking into a piece of artwork. Details abound around every corner and on every surface (look for the leather insets on the stair posts and glass sink in the powder room).

The house is different layout from today’s popular open concept plans. Need a break from the kids? Let them watch movies in the family roomLiving Room 1
…while you cozy into the living room with book.
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Need your own space? Pick between the loft office (also makes a great guest room/6th bedroom/classroom) with it’s own entrance…
Upstairs Office
Or the dream closet with washer and dryer…
Upstairs Master Bedroom Closet
Ready for some outdoor time? Listen to the rushing waterfall feature while watching the koi swim…
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Or if you’re feeling active, walk out the back door to the neighborhood tennis court (it’s almost like having a private tennis court)…
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And who wouldn’t love having a split 5-car garage?
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Best of all, the builder lives here and has created a beautiful high-quality family home!

Find full listing details and additional photos here.
Find details about a great local builder, Robert Smith Construction, here.

Why Life is Better on the Lake

10 Reasons Life is Better on the Lake…

As told by our newest listing: Valley Oak Drive, Loveland, CO

1. You can spend your days out here…Back

2. Or here looking over Boyd Lake…
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3. You don’t need to go indoors to enjoy a good meal with this outdoor kitchen…Deck-5

4. But if you really must go inside, you can cook in this kitchen…
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5. You won’t mind working from home in this office (with mountain and lake views)…
Study

6. You can relax and enjoy a night in while still watching the lake…GreatRoom-2

7. Your friends will never want to leave when you have a walkout basement like this…WetBar

8. And you might have trouble leaving bed in the morning from this Master Suite (with attached bath, huge closet with washer & dryer, and deck overlooking the lake)…
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9. Continue to enjoy the sound of water from this bubbling fountain out front…
Fountain

10. Take your boat and water skis out because you have this private and permanent dock…
Dock

Life is Better on the Lake. Check out full listing details here.