Idyllic mountain retreat minutes from downtown Boulder

An ultra-modern construction of nature + glass

By Tatyana Sharpton Aug 20 2020

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BLDRfly’s fly listing of the week presents a five-bed, 5.5-bathroom home on a seven-acre lot in Boulder’s Pine Brook Hills mountain community for $4.995 million at 219 High View Drive. Unlike our other fly listings, this one currently exists just as an architectural drawing, complete with building permits, a cleared site and a builder: high-end local builder Silver Lining Builders, headed by Isaac Savitz.

Jeffrey Erickson

Listed by Jeffrey Erickson of Liv Sotheby’s Realty, the home’s architectural bones have largely been set by the property’s owner, but the new buyer can choose finishes and appliances. As soon as a buyer completes the purchase, Silver Line will break ground.

The luxury-home-to-be features an open floor plan, massive floor-to-ceiling windows and wood-panel ceilings. The home etches into the exposed rock formations at its back in three platforms at different floor levels, blending with the mountain landscape.

The home’s south rendering. Image: IRES MLS

Paired with high-end finishes and a clean design, the home’s views of the Boulder valley and healthy old pine trees nearby offer a design that promises a home with a vibrant, fresh feel. The large west deck is designed to bring the outdoors in, evoking a Frank Lloyd Wright aesthetic.

Demand has been high since the listing went live two weeks ago. The home already has over a dozen inquiries, Jeff tells BLDRfly. Part of the interest stems from the standout lot. A seven-acre lot in the Pine Brook Hills neighborhood doesn’t come often — most cap at one or two acres.

Rendering of the home’s living room. Image: IRES MLS

A mountain retreat

Located just four miles west of downtown, this home highlights the best of both worlds: rugged mountain life with city amenities.

“Its location is not only serene and private,” says Jeff, “but you get a feeling of living in the mountains while only ten minutes from downtown.”

219 High View Drive also offers residents plenty of adventure as well as privacy, nestled amid Boulder’s Wonderland Hills and Fourmile Canyon with Mount Sanitas a three-minute drive away (just to name a few).

Its proximity to downtown also makes this a great location for perspective business owners or young professionals to live near their niche while removed enough to take advantage of Boulder’s natural abundance. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that Pine Brook Hills has its own water reservoir, Pine Brook Water.

219 High View Drive as it looks right now. Images: Jeffrey Erickson.

Reach out to Jeffrey Erickson to set up a one-on-one video showing or to ask any questions.

Jeffrey Erickson brings 17 years of real estate experience in Boulder and Boulder County, including Louisville, Lafayette, Longmont, Superior, Lyons and the suburban mountains and plains. Previously, he served as owner and CEO of Erickson Builders in Key West, where he received numerous awards and helped preserve the architectural integrity of some of the island’s most prominent and historic homes.

Header image: An architectural rendering of the home’s design. Image: Jeffrey Erickson.