Experience mountain living without the commute. This beautiful custom retreat is nestled into almost an acre of Ponderosa Pines and located 10-minutes from South Castle Rock conveniences. This home combines old world charm and modern architectural design providing an environment of timeless luxury. Home upgrades include a European inspired stone vestibule & custom stone, metal, and wood features throughout; varied ceiling heights to provide depth to different spaces; hand scraped wood flooring with stone tile in high traffic areas, beautiful granite hard surfaces throughout, and so much more. This home's rich wood and stonework provide a warm embrace to those enjoying the spoils of its open floor plan with direct line of sight between the Living room, kitchen, and dining area. The kitchen is equipped with gourmet stainless appliances, a large eat-in prep island, ample storage including exposed floating display shelves and a custom metal range hood. The main floor master suite boasts raised & tray ceilings, an arched walkway, private entrance to the large entertainment deck that is also accessible from the dining area, a sprawling 5pc ensuite with a custom shower cove, separate his/her vanities, a copper claw tub with spectacular forest views, and a large walk-through closet that is connected through a private door to the laundry room. There is a second master sized bedroom that shares a well-appointed 3/4 custom bath with visitors but offers its own access in/out of the home. Need more living space or want to add resort-like amenities to this mountain-esque retreat? It has a fully unfinished basement waiting for you to complete. Home is not only beautiful, it is well constructed too. Main floor rooms are insulated to offer privacy and energy savings. Lot sides to greenbelt for the Bear Dance Golf Course.... voted the Best public golf course of Colorado 2014-2021. The 19th hole is in walking distance too.