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Colorado is known for it’s breathtaking scenery; as you look above the tree line towards our never ending blue bird skies have you ever spotted one of these unique Colorado homes?

Swetsville Zoo-Fort Collins Colorado 
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More than 30 years ago Bill Swets created the ’Swetsville Zoo’ on his property off of Harmony Road in Fort Collins. His property features about 180 sculptures created out of metal. Each piece resembles a different animal or mythological creature. Swets built them all by hand! Worth a drive by, this unique home is sure to make you stop your car and take a photo!

Sculptured House-Genesee Mountain
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The Sculptured House is a cool elliptical curved house built on Genesee Mountain in 1963 by architect Charles Deaton. It is featured prominently in the 1973 Woody Allen sci-fi comedy Sleeper.

Rocky Mountain TreeHouse-Gleenwood Springs
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Puts your childhood treehouse to shame, doesn’t it? Built in 1971, the TreeHouse is attached to 4 spruce trees with a rock staircase leading to the front door. Want to stay here for yourself? YOU CAN! It’s available HERE

Bishop Castle-Rye
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Bishop Castle is a monumental statue in stone and iron that Jim Bishop has been creating for a while now. Three full stories of interior rooms complete with a Grand Ballroom, soaring towers and bridges with vistas of a hundred miles are just a few of the astonishing amenities this Castle shares.

If you’re NOT looking for a TreeHouse or Castle-or even if you are…Stop into the Gateway Land & Development Real Estate office in beautiful Vail Village!

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