This is Colorado mountain living at its finest. Tucked back behind Highway 24, you get all the peacefulness and serenity you deserve, coupled with being within a few miles of Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs and Woodland Park. Serene mountain setting on over 1/3 acre surrounded by beautiful mature trees that include Ponderosas, Douglas Furs, Spruce & Evergreens that keep their beauty year round. Enjoy time on the new redwood deck in front taking in all the spectacular views of the foothills and America's Mountain. There's also a new wrap-around concrete patio, giving you plenty of outdoor space for entertaining. Walking in the front door is the living area with new carpet, a huge picture with endless views and a cozy wood burning fireplace. There are knotty pine walls & trim, built-in's in almost every room, original solid wood doors and the hardwood floors are #1 tongue and grove and have been recently refinished. The kitchen has knotty pine cabinets that include extra cabinets and shelving built into the walls, truly a woodworkers masterpiece. New hardwood extends from the kitchen into a 17'x15' additional living space that has a stand alone stove and more amazing views. This room has been finished out, but is not included in the sq. ft., and has new Therma-Tru vinyl windows, new carpet, new fixtures and new plumbing to the laundry closet. The master suite has wood shutter doors on the window with built-in drawers and shelves around it and in the closet with access to the back and your own private patio retreat. One of the additional bedrooms has a built-in desk with cabinets and another bedroom has a built-in bed frame with drawers. The electric panel has been updated to 200 amp panel and there are 3 new ceiling fans and new fixtures throughout. There's plenty of yard to enjoy and a new retaining wall in back of home that helps to make this home sturdy. This is the perfect location for those who want mountain living yet close to the city.