501 Forest

Hilltop Neighborhood

A Contemporary Cape Cod style addition and renovation spotlights dramatic indoor/outdoor features throughout this dynamic house. Original dormer windows still face east from the 2nd floor, an homage to the humble home of the 40’s, but the real personality is played out by the geometric architectural details: exaggerated “belly columns” flank the entrance. An arched funky farmhouse “silo” anchors the sides and shows off its form at night with skylights. Here resides the master suite, its stepped windows alluding to an aerie among old Colorado pines. The master bath again strikes the right bold and geometric tone in white marble, espresso stained cabinetry, perfectly accented fixtures. An outdoor observation deck surrounds the west and south side for easy access from master suite. Vertical batten board siding and a standing seam metal roof system give it character.

The original home was owned by Byron “Whizzer” White, CU Golden Boy in football and Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Now the home has been transformed to serve the modern lifestyle. An outdoor heated lap pool is suitable for all-weather workouts, and when entertaining is in order, it becomes a sporty “water feature,” adding a shimmering liquid strip in contrast to the hard edges of the backyard setting. A fire pit surrounded by flagstone adds the fire and earth elements to the mix.

A stunning transformation has taken place in this little Cape Cod. Its former life was a closed-in and outmoded, with nothing to show but its age. Now, with pizzazz and dynamic architectural strokes, it’s got that Western cool, not Eastern chill.


  • Master Bedroom with walk-out deck
  • Spa-style Master Bathroom
  • 3-car garage
  • Sleek, modern tiled bathrooms for each bedroom


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