Where to begin on this extraordinary custom home tucked in the mountains West of Colorado Springs. This 4 bedroom custom home has the quintessential definition of “attention to detail”. With the thought that curb appeal is paramount driving through a gated community that is an Elk Preserve you know that something special is on the way.
Meandering through Elk Valley Estates & the majestic pine scented forest you are living in your own Colorado wonderland. Driving up to the entry you turn on a paved driveway lit with landscaping lighting that creates the evening ambiance of beauty and serenity. Pulling up to the house the majestic front entry greets you with the covered front porch that seems to invite sitting and staying for a while.
Walking in the front door the great room opens up to an expansive and well thought out floor plan that is perfect for entertaining. With the wall of windows off the Great Room the house brings the Colorado landscape in. Built-in bookshelves, tucked areas for reading, crown molding & a fireplace are just a few of the special finds you will see here
Looking back to the front entry & formal dining room the same wall of windows brings your own Colorado indoors. The hardest decision here is where to look next.
The well laid out kitchen has upgrades and touches that add to the ease of cooking and entertaining as well as eye appeal. Hardwood floors, custom cabinets, counter-tops and a seating area are perfect for those parties where everyone wants to be “in the kitchen”. With access to the deck right off the kitchen the grill is easy access. Another wall of windows with one specifically placed over the sink adds to the ambiance of your Colorado home.
There is nothing like having a large mudroom/laundry room right off the garage and before you arrive in the kitchen. Whether it is out for a hike on the private National Forest trail just up the road from this house or a day of skiing and fun being able to leave your shoes is an added bonus. Did I mention the storage? Multiple storage areas are located throughout this house.
The main level living with the master bedroom & 5 piece bath are a highly sought after quality and access to the deck off the master would be ideal for a hot tub. His and her walk-in closets keep everyone happy. The tub with windows around offer a tranquil bath with no need for window coverings. Double sinks huge amounts of storage and crown molding are the touches found here that are often missing yet very appreciated.
Headed downstairs there is a family room with a walk-out to the patio and bedrooms on each wing of the house with baths located on each end. All offer garden level windows or more which makes for a light and bright bedroom. The challenge here is taking photos with the light from outside being an issue therefore creating an opportunity to highlight the wood blinds and plantation shutters. Added features helpful for entertaining include the full wet bar and the fireplace.
With 35 acres of backyard, National Forest access, a mother-in-laws quarters, a 3 car garage with possible RV parking and a workshop the hardest decision will be what to do. Very well priced at $695,000. Call for your private showing of this gorgeous Colorado Mountain Living home.
About the Author: Kelly Young, GRI
Kelly is an Associate Broker with Red Rock Realty. She has over 12 years experience in Real Estate in the Colorado Springs and Front Range region of Colorado. She represents buyers and sellers of real estate buying homes, land for sale, mountain getaways. Specific areas include: Black Forest, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Divide, Falcon, Downtown, Manitou Springs, Monument, Old Colorado City, Westside, Woodmen Hills and Woodland Park. You can reach her at 719-226-0126 or by clicking “email the author” above.