When the well-known Denver businessman Chester Morey built a mansion on Capitol Hill as a wedding present for his daughter Mary in 1904, there was no separate nine-seat cinema.
There were also no other amenities like an endless indoor pool, private gym and steam shower.
But today, the renovated home at 1130 E. 7th Ave. in Denver this modern comfort with the original charm of the house from the early 1900s.
“They kept the old world torch,” said David Bell, the property’s listing agent, of the current seller. “You did an amazing job with it.”
PHOTOS: Watch a slideshow of pictures of the house
WHAT: 1904 Fisher & Fisher Villa on 0.36 acre with 6 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
PRICE: $ 5.3 million, $ 582 per square foot
SIZE: 9,109 square feet
NEIGHBORHOOD: The house is located in the heart of the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Denver.
INSIDE THE HOUSE: Originally designed by the Denver architectural firm Fisher & Fisher, it has taken the past seven years to fully renovate and restore the historic six bedroom, eleven bathroom home.
An elevator – formerly the servant’s staircase – was added in 2008 and serves all four floors.
The formal living room of the house features the original fireplace and fireplace accented by mahogany paneling and a Schonbeck crystal chandelier above the head.
“The house has been so carefully renovated and restored,” said Bell.
The master bedroom on the second floor has its own wet bar, sundeck, and en-suite bathroom with a three head steam shower.
A sprawling kitchen has an eight cooker stove, three sinks, and a separate full size freezer and refrigerator – a fitting touch to a home originally built by the Morey family who owned one of Colorado’s largest grocery wholesalers. There is also a smaller kitchen on the top floor.
The basement houses a large billiards room and wet bar, as well as a built-in pool, spa, wine cellar, and fitness room. High ceilings and lots of light give the basement a warm, usable feel, Bell said.
EXTERIOR: The property is in just over a third of an acre with an oversized three car garage and 920 square foot two story carriage house with a full kitchen and bathroom.
The house has been on the market since May 21, 2015.
WATCH: A video tour of the villa
CONTACT: David Bell, Associate Broker at Kentwood Real Estate Cherry Creek, at 303-887-1358 or [email protected]
Peter Dettmann: 303-954-1063, [email protected]