This custom mountain modern home was built by one of the premiere area builders for his own residence, thoughtfully designed with an open concept living floor plan. Overall the home offers a main level primary suite with 3 additional bedrooms upstairs, 3.5 bathrooms, as well as a second living area / loft space, and an oversized two-car garage. Enter through the covered front porch to the inviting kitchen with butcherblock island and raised breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, and ample cabinetry with under cabinet accent lighting. The focal points of the living room include the gas fireplace with rusted metal surround and well as views of the backyard pines and open space area beyond. The primary suite offers a large walk-in closet and en suite bath with soaking tub, double sink vanity, and custom shower. A half bath and laundry/ mud room with utility sink complete the main level. At the top of the stairs, you will find the ideal flex space for a home office or reading area, centrally located between all three bedrooms and two bathrooms, one a full bath with tub/shower and the other with a custom tiled walk-in shower. Features include: two air conditioning units, vaulted ceilings, whole house vacuum system, side deck piped for a gas grill, and a back deck that is hot tub ready. Enjoy the attention to detail not only inside, but also outside with the rusted metal accents detailing the stucco and wood exterior. *** Encompassing over 500 acres, of which almost 200 acres is devoted to open space,the Edgemont Highlands community is located just five miles from downtown Durango and features private access to over 1.5 miles of Florida River hiking and blue-ribbon fishing, a beautiful Community Center just a short walk away, and over ten miles of private hiking and walking trails, including the Pioneer Trail on the far western end, providing bicycle friendly direct access to the National Forest.