RARE: lush & pvt yard w/ mature & shady pinon pines! Bright 1520sf 4BD/2BA contemporary split-level, walking distance to Baca Park, greenbelt, trails, 1/2 mile from Fire Station. Fenced & landscaped yard w/ gardens & terrace, 2-car detached garage w/ adjoining studio. Bright open-concept Main Level w/ Living Room & dine-in Kitchen. Kitchen features mountain views, dining area, custom tiled counters/backsplash, wood cabinetry, stainless appliances (propane range & Bosch dishwasher) & separate entrance for easy al-fresco meals. Living Room features a freestanding propane stove & valley views of the San Juans 50+ miles to west. Upper Level features bright clerestory windows providing solar gain in winter. The Master Bedroom adjoins 3/4 Bath w/ custom-tiled shower, & offers wonderful views of the Sangres to the east. Another Bedroom on the far side of the Bath features expansive valley views to the west. Downstairs on the Lower Level are 2 more Bedrooms, full Bath, laundry/storage closets, utility room & separate entrance from back yard. 1 Bedroom is currently used as an office. There is ample storage with separate coat, linen, laundry & under-stair closets. Wood, tile & carpet floors. Stucco exterior & metal roof. Hydronic baseboard heat fueled by propane boiler, as is domestic hot water. The garage has electric & there is propane supply/vent in the studio (but no heater). Excellent walking neighborhood below Camino Baca Grande & near the western edge of Chalet 1, South Crestone Creek, greenbelt & trails. Expansive views of mountains above & valley below. Just 5-min drive on paved road to charming town of Crestone & amenities: mail, gas, groceries, cafes, restaurants, gallery, hardware, charter school & more. Walking, Hiking, Camping, Birding, MTB, Rock Climbing, Horseback Riding, Hot Springs, Hunting & Fishing are only some of the pastimes available in the San Luis Valley area. Comfortable & versatile w/ views from every room - call today to schedule your showing!