"A little piece of Shangri-La" describes this private-road neighborhood adjacent to Soda Creek, just inside Clear Creek county, 5 minutes from Bergen Park & I-70 & a 35 minute commute from downtown Denver. This spacious south-facing home is nestled alongside a beautiful mountain meadow, quiet, green, safe & serene w 4 bedrooms & 3.5 baths. A rec room, also perfect as a library-playroom on the ground floor, has built-in bookcases & storage cabinets, & access to the outside deck; upstairs, the main floor features a custom kitchen w granite countertops, copper sinks & range hood, top of the line appliances, all complimented by a wet bar, icemaker & beverage cooler, walk-in pantry, & custom cabinets. Cook's kitchen, w a butcher-block island, perfect for entertaining. Built w light in mind, its many windows, 2-story atrium-living room, copper fireplace surround, wooden blinds, hardwood floors & open design help bring the light of outdoors within. Radiant in-floor heating system is economical & cozy. Solar heat absorbed from southern exposure makes it very utility-friendly in winter. Large deck & flagstone patio off the main floor include a hot tub & comes w beautiful views of elk & other wildlife traversing the meadow below; large deck on 2nd floor originally designed for an addition of a larger master bed & custom bath w full architect plans already drawn by the home's designer for a future addition. Suite of 3 rooms w a full bath on the main floor can serve as bedrooms, mother-in-law apartment, or just more living space. Master suite has a gas fireplace, large windows. Both large 2nd floor beds have private en suite baths. Lovely, comfortable 3rd floor loft features its own cozy fireplace, floor-to-ceiling maple bookshelves & cabinet, wrap-around windows & its own deck, all offering inspiring views of the changing mountain seasons. In all, this unique custom-designed home is perfect & a rare find on Colorado's magnificent Front Range. See 3-D & aerial virtual tours.