3578 For Sale

Sold 10/12/2022

 

This airy, sunny home with a sweet front porch and a welcoming open concept floor plan greets you at the entrance with a fully vaulted ceiling, skylight, generous windows and hardwood floors. The dining area flows into the well-designed kitchen and a cozy living room. Also on the main floor are two bedrooms and a full bath.  

An open staircase leads upstairs to a spacious great room with a vaulted ceiling, huge windows, skylights, views of the mountains and plenty of space for a home office, kids’ playroom, project room, bedroom, yoga or art studio.

The lower level has terraced window wells streaming sunlight into an open living room and kitchenette. Additionally, there are two bedrooms, a newly remodeled full bath and an unfinished room for laundry, storage and utilities. A separate external entrance makes it easy to rent as an apartment. 

The backyard has a beautiful cedar and black metal fence bordered by flowers surrounding a shady grape arbor over a flagstone patio, a large cedar bike/storage shed, a small back deck and enough grass for kids and a dog.

The environmentally conscious house design includes solar panels, well-insulated walls, passive solar south-facing windows, an integrated whole-house evaporative cooler, an attic fan, a whole house water filter, high efficiency furnace, water heater and appliances, plus xeriscaped landscaping. 

Key Features: 2,359 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 1 great room, 2 living rooms, 2 full bathrooms, kitchen, dining area,  attic storage, separate walk-out entrance to the lower level, large bike/storage shed, fenced yard, and carport with enclosed storage.

Additional Features: new high efficiency gas furnace (Trane S9X2, 2-stage, 96% efficient), new high efficiency gas water heater, new gas stove with dual ovens, 2.992kW solar array with new Sunny Boy 3.0 inverter and wireless tracking, radon mitigation system, new roof in 2018, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer and dryer.

This beautiful home was the perfect place to raise our two daughters. They were born and home-schooled inside its lovely, sun-filled rooms. They played freely outside with the other community children in the safety of a place designed with cars parked on the outside and neighbors we all know. At Nyland, we grew strawberries and giant pumpkins, threw Halloween celebrations, worked on the organic farm, played volleyball and roller hockey, marched in parades, celebrated milestones in the Common House, listened to house concerts, hunted for Easter Eggs, made and ate delicious meals with the neighbors, built creative things in the wood-shop, checked in on elderly neighbors, attended coming of age ceremonies, sold lemonade and gluten-free treats on the sidewalks, and watched our children blossom under the loving guidance of our ‘village.’ Our kids are now in college and we are itching for a new adventure, so with 20 years of fond memories, we are ready to pass our beloved home on to the care of a new owner who wants to experience life in an inter-generational cohousing community.

 

Nyland Cohousing is located on approximately 37 acres, eight miles east of downtown Boulder and 45 minutes from downtown Denver and Denver International Airport. The Nyland community has 42 houses, a 6,000 square foot “Common House” with a commercial kitchen, large dining room, workout room, playroom, a craft room and guest rooms, as well as a greenhouse, farm, playground, pavilion, basketball court, volleyball court, wood shop, community gardens and many other amenities. As a resident at Nyland, you will live in a safe neighborhood among caring neighbors and can join in on community activities such as community meals, yoga classes, celebrations, land workdays, community meetings, etc. You will also be able to buy fresh, organic veggies from the North Field Farm, the farm on our property.

Nyland is surrounded by undevelopable “Open Space,” with trails and bike paths leading to Louisville, Lafayette, and Boulder. It has the feel of being in the quiet countryside when only a few miles from Boulder, Denver and the mountains. You can wake up to the sounds of birds chirping, enjoy scenic walks in the surrounding Open Space and watch the sunset over the mountains. If you want a bit more action, it is only a 15-minute drive to downtown Boulder, where you can catch the farmer's market, watch the street performers on the Pearl Street Mall or enjoy one of the many great restaurants. The University of Colorado (CU) and Naropa University are also in downtown Boulder. If you like to hike and bike, there are trails and bike paths right out of Nyland's back meadow. By bike, it is only 15 minutes to downtown Louisville with its many wonderful restaurants. A 20-minute drive will bring you to the Chautauqua trailhead where you can hike to the top of Green Mountain or Bear Peak in Boulder's vast Open Space. A 45-minute drive will bring you to Indian Peaks Wilderness. And a 1.5-hour drive will bring you to Rocky Mountain National Park.

For sale by owner.

We will be giving private showings between Thursday, Sept 1st and Sunday, Sept 4th and would be happy to answer all your questions about our house, Nyland and cohousing in general.

Please contact Coy and Kiki at coyandkiki@chanders.com to ask questions and schedule a private showing.

Asking price: $849,000

If you would like to look at comparable houses on Zillow that have sold at Nyland in the past, look at 3517, 3518, 3554 and 3555. (Please note that: 3517 is actually 2,296sf and does not have a carport; 3518 does not have a carport; and 3555 is actually 2,508sf. )

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Front

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Front door and dining area

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Living Room

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Main Floor Bedroom #2

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Backyard

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Kitchen

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Main Floor Bedroom #1

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Stairs to Great Room

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Great Room (north side)

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Lower Level Living Room with Separate Entrance

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Great Room (south side)

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Lower Level Bedroom 1

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Lower Level Bedroom 2

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Lower Level Bathroom

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View from Great Room

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Nyland