When you read the story about traveling through the forest and arriving at Grandma's cozy cottage in the mountains, this is the sweetheart you envision. Chock full of bright natural sunshine, hand crafted woodsy goodness and plenty of room to gather or play, inside and out, this beauty has it all. As you enter the property and drive up the gently curving lane you'll appreciate a variety of different wildflowers, native grasses and pine trees. The main parking area offers masterfully planned block work and native stone, anchoring this master gardener's handiwork framing the stairs. From the upper decks, you'll take in the dynamic changes in elevation around the surrounding valley and, due east, you'll see Square Top Mountain, Black Head Peak, Gunsight Pass and assorted Upper Blanco Basin peaks, anchoring the horizon... Assorted and frequent visits from wildlife make this inviting home and setting even that much more special. The over size garage (32' X 32') rests just below and south of the home and provides space inside for a workshop and all your tools on concrete floors, built in work bench (4' X 32') plus loads of added space in a decked loft (and 220 electrical). Outside has a huge covered cubby for firewood storage or gear. Next, you'll walk up to the large open redwood decks which trace the west and south sides of the home and invite 300 days per year of natural light into the home. The large deck on the east side of the home provides cover from the elements and expands the livable space of the home into the great outdoors. A perfect place to relax, swing, Bar B Q and enjoy the changing seasons. If you're feeling motivated, build your own sandstone patio and firepit on the north side of the home where you can witness the sunset on Pagosa Peak. Once inside the home you'll appreciate the custom details that give the home it's warmly inviting personality. Journey left and find the place where delicious goodies are made. Ample storage here plus a custom island, tile and backsplash surround. Skylights bring the outside in. Beyond that is a beautiful dining room with huge windows and priceless family stories. This opens into a large living room with a massive wood burning Earth stove, tall ceilings and beautifully finished aspen T&G walls with dark pine accents. Easy to keep engineered flooring leads you back down the single level hallway past the entry and office to the master bedroom, guest rooms and baths. Simple design and execution, all displaying great attention to detail and upkeep. Other bonus features include a private office, custom countertops in the master and guest bathrooms, walk in closets, spacious laundry room, all LED lighting upgraded inside the home, cedar lined hallway closet, pantry, forced air heat, double sinks both bathrooms and all this on city water. The icing on the cake is the beautiful 3.12 acre mountain parcel which has three sides fenced, rolling-hills flow and farm fresh feel. There's even an ideal spot to be creative on an undeveloped point which is shrouded in pines, just south of the garage. This wonderful home has SO much to offer and is priced to sell quickly. Plan to see it today.