Beautiful home of historical wood & stone in a prime Paradise Valley location with magnificent views of the Absaroka Mountains. Just 8 miles from downtown Livingston, this exquisite & impeccably maintained home is situated on a 20 acre site that is beautifully landscaped and has an irrigation ditch running through it that feels like a creek.
The custom home designed by the seller and built by Butler Custom Homes from October 2005 to October 2006. There is a poured concrete foundation and the main floor and lower level are framed with 2X6 wood studs. The richly stained and custom designed cabinets, 8’ custom built solid core doors, trim, hardwood floors, and distressed exterior features utilize historic planks and timbers reclaimed from 100 year old barns in Iowa and Wisconsin. The interior is appointed with Travertine & granite counter tops, onyx sinks, gourmet kitchen, wine cellar, theater, gym, 3 car garage, central a/c, built-ins, and a back-up generator.
The exterior is maintenance free with a steel roof, aged reclaimed timber planks, LaHabra custom color traditional stucco, manufactured and hand stacked stone, and copper gutters. The windows are Clawson, Low E-rated argon gas (Energy Star) with insulated glass, and a reflective coating for energy efficiency. An inviting 2000 square foot patio made of hard surface pavers with a 120,000 BTU remote controlled gas fire pit can be accessed from the living room, dining room and master bedroom.
The 800 sf western style guest house comes fully furnished. There is a bedroom, bonus room, living room, full bath and a complete kitchen with an electric range, refrigerator, and honed granite counter top, and laundry. Attached to the guest house is a 750 sf heated barn/shop/garage area with two horse stalls, feed/hay storage area and tack room. There is a ten-foot drive through door and utility sink, and tool storage. Attached to the back of the barn are two storage areas capable of holding four tons of hay or tools with protection from the elements. For the new owner who does not have horses, the barn may also serve as a shop or can be converted to additional living space should the new owner desire.
Surrounded by Colorado Blue Spruce, Canada Red Cherry, Aspen, flowering perennials, a variety of shrubs, chokecherry bushes, lawn and native grass. The grape vineyard/garden is fully deer fenced, and the 4 pastures and dry lot allow grazing management of horses. The property is perimeter fenced with 6-piece dogleg, hand-hewn split cedar rail fencing and is cross-fenced for pasture rotation.