Nestled the most beautiful, serene mountain country setting only approx 7.5miles from blacktop, this large, spacious rancher boasts 2356 sqft 4 beds, 3 full baths on 5 level acres with surrounding mountain, valley and ridge views. 2 living rooms each has it's own wood burning stove or wood burning fireplace, both with rock surround. An artesian well offers amazing amounts of water pressure. Perfectly situated off a circular driveway with center firepit area. These 5 grassy useable acres have produced around 30 bales of mountain grass hay annually. Fully fenced on all 4 sides, just needs some wire re-strung on driveway side + gate for your 4 legged friends. Relish in the enveloping 360 views from every angle and window: mountains, glorious pine and aspen trees, beautiful rock out-cropping's- its no wonder large herds of Elk like to call this area home. You will love the timeless interior layout as well: formal dining+ a large eat-in country kitchen is the center of the home. Great closet space throughout. Very thoughtful lay out of bedrooms: master retreat is on the N end of home, entered through attached office's French doors from living room. Master has large walk-in closet, 5-piece bath with double vanity, Spa tub +separate shower. The remaining large 3 beds+ 2 full baths are located on South side. Large Laundry and Mud room has exterior entry, bathroom access, W/D, space for extra freezer for your hunter's bounty. Minutes to forestry, Guffey Gorge's ' Paradise Cove' hiking, swimming hole. Near 11 mile reservoir, gold medal fishing, the dream stream. 25mins to Cripple Creek, Florissant.45 mins to Woodland Park, Canon City to sightsee, white water rafting, quick drive to Breckenridge for skiing. 1.5 hours to Colorado Springs, 2.5 hours to Denver. Freshly painted inside. You won't want to pass up the opportunity of owning this fantastic, large home in the country with No HOA or covenants. Bring your horses and experience living the mountain dream for yourself!