This beautiful, historical home, built in 1894 by H. H. Williams, is one of the oldest remaining homes in Marble. The Victorian charm of this lovingly restored 19th-century home, situated within the heart of the Crystal River Valley and the White River National Forest, will steal your heart with it's unique character and design, traditional decor and gorgeous mountain setting!
In 1941, Mother Nature took it's toll sending a mud slide through town, destroying the Williams House.The house lay abandoned until 1975 when John M. Williams, the great grandson of H.H. Williams, and his wife Ann, completed it's restoration in 1981.Now fully and beautifully restored, the Williams House has won architectural awards for its design and has been featured in House Beautiful's 1982 edition of Home Remodeling for the excellence of the project.
Situated on four acres, this three-story Victorian style home features 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and a fully equipped eat-in kitchen with a separate dining area that seats 6. The kitchen, with its oversized windows, is great for huddling around the table for family game night or watching the sunrise while sipping your morning coffee. In warmer months, enjoy relaxing or dining on the spacious deck while listening to the rushing waters of the Carbonate Creek below.
Though this home doesn't have air conditioning, it has fans for your use.
The living room is comfortably furnished and has a wood burning stove, ideal for spending evenings near a crackling fire after an adventurous day of exploring the quaint town of Marble and the beautiful Crystal River Valley.
The second level has two nicely appointed bedrooms; the master with a king bed and a guest bedroom with a full day bed. The stairwell leading to the upper floor opens up to the third bedroom, situated under a dormer, with an en suite full bathroom. This inviting space is unique with a cozy reading nook and access to the scenic rooftop balcony.
Nearby areas to explore include:
• Original marble quarry- 3.9 mi.
• The Crystal Mill (built in 1892)- 5 mi.
• Lizard Lake for great fishing- 2 mi.
• The Gold Medal waters of the Crystal River for fly fishing-5 mi.
• Historic mining town of Redstone- 13 mi.
• Carbondale-27 mi.
• Aspen- 53 mi.
• Glenwood Springs Hot Springs and Iron Mountain Hot Springs Pools- 40 mi.
The Williams House welcomes total relaxation and serenity whether you are rocking on the front porch, stargazing from the rooftop balcony or savoring the crisp, fresh mountain air while relaxing on the deck! Escape to your "Home Away From Home" in this quaint mountain town and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Crystal River Valley.