This immaculate home has a wonderful ambiance, style, and functional character that make it stand out above other homes in its price range, and can only be adequately conveyed by seeing it in person. Designed with beautiful Colorado Country style, this home has striking 180 degree views of the mountains and the snow-capped Continental Divide from the City of Golden to Rocky Mountain National Park. Situated on a 2+ acre corner lot in the city limits of Erie near Vista Ridge in the Erie Airpark, this stately home is built on the crest of a gently sloping hill which gives it excellent views from all three levels of the home. This is a Beautifully designed home, crafted, constructed and appointed by a custom home builder to be his personal family residence. Still the original owner of the home, he has continued to make improvements on an annual basis never thinking he and his wife would sell the home. They have now decided to retire to Europe. Beautifully maintained, in show home condition, this home is a must see! The home is drenched in light featuring 20 ft ceilings, high, sun filled dormers, and big picture windows all framed by substantial exposed open beam trusses. The Great Room opens to a large country Kitchen with two ranges with ovens (one a sixburner gas range, the other electric induction) along with a customized ventilation system, cedar cabinets and a large granite island with a separate granite and flagstone wrap-around island bar. There is a main floor Master bedroom, a main level office, and a practical 9X15 foot mud room/laundry connecting the garages with the main home. The main level floor plan is complemented by extensive covered porches wrapping both sides of the home, including a covered raised deck in the back built above the home's finished walkout lower level. This south facing deck connects the Master to the Great Room and includes a hot tub to enjoy the views in the evening. Big picture windows integrate the porches, great room and kitchen making this open floor plan perfect for entertaining and watching sunsets. The main level also features beautiful designer lighting though out, a grand entry and stairway, extensive Australian cypress and quartzite stone flooring, unique stone stairway trim, high, light filled dormers, and state of the art Central Air Conditioning system. Additionally, there are radiant heat tubes built into the floors throughout the main level. This radiant floor heat is also built into the floors on the upper level and extends into the entire walk-out lower level. The radiant heating system is also extended to the cement floors of both the attached and detached Garages. The domestic hot water supply, as well as the radiant heat floors, are supplemented by a new state of the art evacuated tube hot water Solar System. Superefficient: with 6100 square feet of living space, plus over 2000 square feet of heated garages, this home's overall utility bills average only $250/month! The upper level has a second master in its own wing which has a private full bath and west facing balcony. A wide bridge spans and overlooks the main level, leading to a separate wing at the other end of the home which has 3 more bedrooms and a living area with snack bar and another laundry. Practically designed to integrate with the whole house, this area is designed as potential suite of flex space, with the option of having part of it function as an apartment for extended family or as a home business. It has a private stairway entrance from the main garage as well as being connected upstairs to the main house. The south facing walkout basement has 9 ft ceilings featuring a giant picture window that fills it with light and views of the mountains. This lower level walks out to a stone patio shaded by the wrap around porch above. It is fully finished with a large family room, a wet-bar containing full size stainless refrigerator and dishwasher, a media room with tiered seating, and a spacious 5th bedroom with walk-in closet and its own full bath. It also boasts a new sauna that has its own shower and vanity, wine storage closet and large storage/mechanical room. The main attached 3 car Garage is an oversized with 1350 sq ft, 8 ft high garage doors, 10 ft ceilings, numerous built ins, epoxy coated floor, a sink, 3 entry/service doors and plenty of shop space for a craftsman or car enthusiast. There is another 3 car detached garage with another 850 sq ft which includes a space with a high RV door, plus a carport. There are additional built-ins here as well as TV, fridge, workspaces, and 6 HP 50 gallon air compressor. Both are insulated, dry walled, painted and finished along with radiant floor heating. Plenty of electrical is present in both garages for welding or tool plug-ins as well as Tesla or electric car plug-in capability if needed. Minimal covenants allow for RV parking and endless possibilities for a home business or shop. The house, yard and garages are built on one acre and there is an additional acre of land on which to build a substantial additional out building or airplane hangar.
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