As you enter the living room, you'll immediately notice the beautiful birdseye maple floor, which has been meticulously maintained to retain its original feel. The period-accurate copper fixtures in the living room add to the home's unique character and charm.
This home has been updated with newer amenities, including updated wiring, new boiler, and water heater as well as exterior updates like new decking, and concrete stairs ensuring that this historic gem functions like a modern home. The property boasts a rare double garage, providing ample space for your vehicles and additional storage. Downstairs, you'll find a space that could easily be converted into a separate living area, turning this home into a duplex.
Located in uptown Butte, adjacent to the college property, this home is on the historic registry and has been owned by only two families since it was built in 1917. The rock garden adds to the property's natural beauty, and new decking on the rear deck provides a perfect spot to enjoy the stunning views.
The exterior stairs were replaced with new concrete in 2021, ensuring that this property looks as great as it functions. This home has truly stood the test of time, maintaining its original feel while offering modern updates and conveniences.
Whether you're looking for a family home or an investment property, 1340 W Granite is a fantastic opportunity. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history in Butte, Montana - contact us today to schedule a tour.
Just to preface your visit the house was built by a Colin Christie who was a geologist and a geologist he came out to Butte in 1900 from Chicago he was originally from Scotland. He married Ruth Lindsey who was one of the daughters of a very prominent judge by the name of John Lindsey. Colin,known as Connie, subsequently opened Lee's jewelers a store selling fine China, jewelry and clocks.
The advertisement for the business is still apparent as you drive up Main Street just North of Broadway.
Butte is the 5th largest city in Montana. Known as the richest hill on earth, Butte began as a gold and silver mining camp. As technology progressed and electricity was developing across America, Butte shifted mining to copper. At one time Butte produced over 25% of the worlds copper. Many remnants of Butte's mining past are still visible today including 14 mining headframes and one of the largest historic districts in the U.S.
Butte, MT is known for hosting many festivals and events. The Montana Folk Festival, An Ri Ra, the Freedom Festival, Butte 100 Mountain Bike Race, Covellite International Film Festival, SNoFlinga, Bikes and Kickstart Days, and more. Butte has one of the largest Irish populations outside of Ireland making the St. Patrick Day festivities internationally known and absolutely legendary.
Butte is nearly surrounded by Beaverhead/Deer Lodge National Forest making access to mountains, streams, and trails extremely easy.
Montana Technological University, AKA Montana Tech, is a leading Stem University that calls Butte home. With over 2500 students enrolled Montana Tech consistently ranks among the top fifty most affordable colleg4s with the best return and currently in the Princeton review Best 386 colleges and the #1 Top College in Montana for highest paid graduates.