1402 Old Tale Road – $2,295,000


East Boulder

Revel in an exceptional opportunity in this classic mid-century modern home poised on a private, acre-plus wooded lot. Designed by H. Alan Ziegel, this residence beams with unique features providing a blank slate for personalization in a private oasis enveloped by a variety of trees, lush shade plants and flowering perennials backing to South Boulder Creek. A circular drive with ample parking meanders to an exposed aggregate front patio landscaped with smooth moss rock boulders, crab apple trees and abundant flowering shrubs.

Further inside, residents are greeted by a gracefully flowing floorplan flanked by vaulted, wood-paneled ceilings and generous windows. Revel in a backyard oasis complete with picturesque landscaping, multiple patio seating areas and a lush green lawn. Unparalleled access to nature is just a stone’s throw away with proximity to Bobolink Trailhead and Dry Creek Trailhead. An ideal location offers quick access to schools, the Meadows Club, East Boulder Rec Center and the JCC.


  • Poised on an Acre-Plus Wooded Lot
  • Vaulted, Wood-Paneled Ceilings
  • Wood-Burning Fireplace
  • Retro Kitchen with Mid-Century Modern Lighting Pendants + Granite Countertops
  • Three Separate Bedroom Wings
  • Primary Suite with Private Sunroom
  • Two Flex Rooms
  • Expansive Backyard with Multiple Patio Seating Areas + Cascading Water Feature
  • One-Car Detached Garage + Storage Shed


Exposed aggregate concrete flooring on the front patio carries into a spacious great room inspiring seamless connectivity to nature. Eyes are drawn upwards to vaulted, wood-paneled ceilings as warmth and ambiance emanate from a wood burning fireplace. Built-in shelving offers plenty of room for displaying a cherished book collection or fine décor. Expansive windows look out onto views of the outdoor space providing a picturesque setting for both relaxing and entertaining.

  • Exposed Aggregate Concrete Flooring
  • Vaulted, Wood-Paneled Ceilings
  • Wood Burning Fireplace
  • Built-In Shelving
  • Expansive Windows


A bright dining area surrounded by large windows offers space for hosting at-home soirees while an adjoined living area promotes versatile connectivity for entertaining. Three separate closets plus a utility closet in a storage wall offer plentiful space for keeping home essentials while a separate closet for a washer and dryer is an added convenience. Delight in crafting recipes in a retro kitchen featuring mid-century lighting pendants, granite countertops, a double sink, gas range and oven. 

  • Storage, Utility + Laundry Closets
  • Mid-Century Lighting Pendants
  • Granite Countertops
  • Double Sink
  • Gas Range + Oven


One of three separate bedroom wings, the Southeast corner of the home hosts a spacious primary suite featuring double closets and a serene full bathroom. Crisp white wall color offers a neutral backdrop ideal for a host of personalized design and décor possibilities. A step leads down into a completely private sunroom brimming with potential for a home office, fitness area or den with a door opening to the backyard.

  • Double Closets
  • Full Bathroom
  • Crisp White Wall Color
  • Private Sunroom
  • Backyard Access


The Southwest wing of the home boasts two separate bedrooms with large windows plus an additional flex room ideal for a study. A shared full bathroom presents generous vanity storage space for organizing essentials. An additional flex room located on the Northwest section of the home presents opportunities for a home office, media room or guest accommodation.

  • Large Windows
  • Two Versatile Bedrooms
  • Shared Full bathroom
  • Vanity Storage Space
  • Two Flex Rooms


A gardener’s paradise, an expansive backyard serves as the true focal point of the home with a large back patio framed by a canopy of mature trees and flowering perennials including vibrant peonies and roses. Two additional patio sitting areas are situated along a cascading water feature with multiple ponds and a redwood foot bridge connecting to a sculpture garden and a lush back lawn. A one-car detached garage and storage shed provide covered parking and space for keeping outdoor recreation equipment and gardening supplies.

  • Large Back Patio + Two Additional Patio Sitting Areas
  • Mature Trees + Flowering Perennials
  • Cascading Water Feature
  • Sculpture Garden
  • One-Car Detached Garage + Storage Shed


Picturesque at every turn yet distinctly imbued with neighborhood charm, Boulder is consistently ranked among the nation’s best places to live. Such accolades are apparent the moment residents arrive home. A bustling restaurant scene, unparalleled outdoor access and a divine mix of architectural interest establish Boulder as the quintessential locale for Colorado living. Enjoy the vibrance of Pearl Street, the awe-inducing wonder of the Flatirons and every charming sight in between. 

Style: Single-Family Home

Bedrooms: 3

Baths: 3

Square Feet Above: 4,056

Lot: 44,741

Parking: 1-Car Detached Garage


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