LIVING THE DREAM IN THIS PEACEFUL MOUNTAIN RETREAT on 3 beautifully wooded acres!! Borders 64 acres of open space also! Mesa Vista Estates sits above Edgemont Highlands only a few miles from the heart of Durango! This well-maintained home has 4224 square feet of living space with 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. There is a 2-car detached garage. On the ground level there is a very large laundry room/mud room with a full-size upright freezer plus a smaller refrigerator freezer and plenty of storage. There is a water purifying UV light system that is also included. An underground 1800-gallon cistern is also included with the 325-gallon water tank and trailer for watering outdoors with a drip system to help keep everything nice and green. Hardwired outdoor lighting along the path to the hot tub. Custom window shades throughout the entire home. The lower level also has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms that could be used as an office/studio area. Enjoy the very large living room/den area that could also be used as a workout area or home theater. The entire lower level has access to the covered patio to enjoy the beautiful outdoors! Heading up to the main floor there is a large open-air kitchen with ash wood cabinets some with very nice glass fronts. There is a large walk-in closet that could be a pantry or extra storage. There is plenty of room for all your favorite cookbooks at the built-in desk. The custom kitchen boasts a Kitchen Aid refrigerator and GE Profile double oven and microwave oven and a warming drawer. The Wolf built in gas range has a special down draft exhaust fan by Dacor and is located on the large center island with a very nice pot rack above. The island is large enough for bar seating and includes a bar sink. The Fisher & Paykel double drawer dishwasher is built in with matching cabinet front. There are 2 more bedrooms with one full bath and a 1/2 bath on this level. The breakfast nook just off the kitchen has a large bay window with a comfortable seating area that looks out onto the large upper deck with plenty of room to enjoy outdoor dining or a nice hot cup of coffee in the morning!! There are French doors leading out to this upper deck from the living/dining room with special custom screens for the warmer weather to help bring the outdoors in! The wooded outdoor area with nicely landscaped green grass and large pine trees surround the gazebo and a Hot Springs hot tub. The living room and dining room are open to the kitchen with an incredible 18 foot vaulted tongue and groove wood ceiling and large wood cased double paned windows. Many more large windows are also throughout the entire home providing plenty of natural light! A large wood burning fireplace with stone surrounding will keep you warm and cozy on a cool evening. Radiant in floor heat on all 3 levels keeps the whole house a very comfortable temperature. There is a really cool rustic log stair case that takes you to the third floor which hosts a loft area overlooking the living room and the extra large master bedroom and bathroom with 11 foot ceilings. The master bath has two separate sink areas and a jetted tub as well as a large tiled glassed in shower. With the newer security system you can always keep an eye on everything while you are away. This home is truly a special place that the entire family will enjoy for years to come! This fabulous property will make you feel proud to call it HOME! Come experience all the amazing adventures the Durango area and Southwest Colorado have to offer! "Tranquility in the Trees!"