Rare 4 bedroom home in Edgemont Highlands on a cul-de-sac and backing to buffer space and trails. MAIN LEVEL: Beautiful slate tile flooring greets you at the front door. Enter down the hallway past the guest bath 'powder room' to the open concept 'grand' great room with 2-story high vaulted tongue and groove gorgeous pine ceilings. A wall of south facing windows is great for warm sun in the winter and spectacular views year round. With windows on three sides of the great room and access to the deck in multiple locations, this home is perfect for entertaining and the flow of guests. The kitchen has all the bells and whistles with granite slab counters, stainless steel appliances, 5-burner cooktop, stainless exhaust hood, built-in microwave and wall oven, abundant Alder cabinets, and a breakfast bar. Conveniently located next to the kitchen is the laundry room with upper cabinets, large utility sink and room for storage. Enjoy the mountain and forest views while dining with windows on two sides of the large dining area. Spacious great room has a corner full-height stacked stone gas fireplace for cozy winter evenings. An elevated Trex deck wraps around on 3 sides of the home including an extended deck on one side for BBQing and watching the sunset or catching a glimpse of the occasional friendly wildlife. MAIN LEVEL MASTER: The master suite has it all! Located on the main level, the spacious master suite includes dual walk-in closets, a luxury 5-piece master bath with jetted tub, dual vanities and private master commode. UPSTAIRS: A small loft at the top of the stairs is a nice sitting area with mountain views out to the great room south facing windows. The larger second loft is an opportunity for a variety of flex uses and is currently used as home office space. Bedrooms #2 and #3 are quite spacious and have high vaulted ceilings. Bedroom #4 is the finished space over the garage and although currently used as a bedroom, it could also be used as a second living area, hobby room, game room, etc. Rounding out the second floor is the second full bath with two sinks. GARAGE: Oversized garage allows for large vehicles to comfortably park there and still have plenty of room for shelving, extra refrigerator, storage, snow blower, etc. STORAGE: Each of the lofts has a storage closet for easy access to items and the entire footprint of the home is tall crawl space with gravel down offering extensive storage space for things like patio furniture, holiday decorations, etc. Much of the crawl space storage area is 5-6 foot clear ceiling height and has dual man door access from the south side of the home. DOG RUN: Just right for letting furry friends roam in the yard, the dog run is 6 foot tall and has 2 gates for easy access. SPEAKERS: The home has stereo speakers in the great room, master bedroom, back deck, and the garage. NEW! Water heater and master bedroom carpet are new. EDGEMONT COMMUNITY: The Edgemont Highlands, just 5 miles east of historic downtown Durango, is a master planned community that offers 10 miles of maintained walking/hiking trails, over 200 acres of open space, about 1.5 mile stretch of the popular Florida River stocked for trout fishing, a community Lodge with full kitchen for events (private and neighborhood) and an herb garden.