A stunningluxury estate located 10 plus-minus miles from Salida, Colorado. Off-grid does not haveto mean doing without in this luxury estate that is constructed with10-inch-thick adobe walls. Entering this well thought out, richly appointed,and expertly designed home is like walking into welcoming arms. This exquisiteresidence is filled with smart technology, security system with smartphonecapabilities, water sensing devices to detect water leaks that automaticallyshuts off your water, a solar power system along with an auxiliary Kohlergenerator. A solar thermal and radiant floor heating system provides hot waterused to heat the home along with a backup boiler. Both systems have recentlyreceived substantial upgrades. The estate has several systems in place tobasically think for itself. The estateencompasses 49 plus-minus acres with pines filling its rolling and steep mountainterrains. Over 100 plus-minus aspens have been planted on the property along withtastefully done flowerbeds outlined in granite stone, filled with colorthroughout spring and summer. At the top of the driveway, you are metwith a solar-powered, custom metal security gate. The design elements ofthis impressive entry gate match two other gates found in the front courtyard.The driveway is lined with rock beds of aspens, shrubs, and flowers. Theentrance to the residence is through a charming outdoor courtyard finished withstone walls and flagstone flooring for privacy and elegance. A beautiful wood-burning fireplace and a fountain made of hand-carved Cantera stone importedfrom Mexico helps to create a relaxing welcoming atmosphere. The residenceis a masterpiece of imported elements from around the world. Wood fireplacemantels and wet bar shelving are from 200-year-old railroad ties imported fromSouth Africa. Bathroom vanities are made from Indian rosewood or Sheesham wood fromIndia, Red Dragon granite countertops from Brazil, Honey Onyx stone fromMexico, and Travertine tile imported from Turkey. The residence is animpressive 3,365 plus-minus square feet of living space with 4 bedrooms, each with itsown bathroom, and a 1/2 bath can be found off the great room. The kitchen isfilled with custom Knotty Alder wood cabinets, high-end stainless-steelappliances, and is topped off with a stained wooden Southwestern style viga andlatilla ceiling that carries into the dining room. The great room, theshowpiece of the home, with its custom floor to ceiling granite fireplace toits massive 3 section arched window, creates panoramic breathtaking views ofthe Collegiate Peaks Mountain Range and other surrounding ranges. The 20-foottongue and groove ceiling, the massive wood timber beams, and dramatic metal andonyx chandelier round out this impressive space. The home has so many extrafeatures that it's impossible to list them all. This property is a must see -you need to tour it to appreciate all it has to offer. Additionally,this unique estate offers a 2-car garage, under deck and under house storageareas, storage shed, decks to soak in the outstanding views, and two additionallevel building sites for potential improvements such as a guest house,workshop, barn, or studio complete with a fantastic view of the CollegiatePeaks. Call today to schedule a tour of this off-grid masterpiece.