Prepare to be enchanted when you drive up the gravel drive to this exceptional property. Native stone and log exterior with mature irrigated landscaping. The one acre lot backs to thousands of acres of National Forest with quick and easy access to hiking and mountain biking trails. Relax on the deep front porch and take in the view of the red cliffs and exceptional beauty of the Animas Valley. Upon entry through the front door you will feel deeply grounded to the earth with the homes strong foundation and stability. The interior is charming and well appointed with high end finishes throughout. A large open fireplace is the focal point of the living room. American stucco hand rounded walls and large windows make this room warm, bright and inviting. The kitchen is recently remodeled with granite countertops, custom cabinetry, Bosch dishwasher, Thermidor refrigerator and GE 36 inch induction stove. The home boasts a roomy deck perfect for warm summer evenings with friends. Upstairs the spacious and welcoming Master suite has incredible views of Missionary Ridge and the lush backyard with gardens. There is a Bosch washer and dryer upstairs as well as a well appointed 3/4 bath. The lower level is a well lit artist studio with a gas fireplace surrounded by stone, a wet bar, surround sound system and another 3/4 bath with custom tile. Walk outside from the studio to a private secret garden. Another great feature is the oversized two car garage and a separate storage area for toys. This caliber of property, it's ideal location, and the impeccable condition it is in, seldom comes on the market in this price range.