Looking for a new secluded retreat? Look no further than this stunning 2 bedroom-2 bathroom home nestled in the heart of the 72+ acres of Colorado high country! With a rustic feel and tasteful finishings, this home offers the perfect escape for anyone looking for quiet privacy. Take your time exploring the land and uncovering evidence of travelers past. The stunning views from the top are sure to take your breath away! Land This stunning property offers beautiful rock outcroppings and mature pine, juniper, and pinon trees. Take a relaxing hike up to the ridge where you’ll find the perfect spot for a gazebo, or simply sit back and soak up the breathtaking views of the nearby hills and the majestic Sangre de Cristo mountain range in the distance. This is a rare opportunity to own a truly special and unique property. Improvements There is plenty of room for your horses, with a lower pasture and the option to add a barn. Come and indulge your wanderlust. The huge outside custom grill and beautiful covered porch with log pillars lead you into the spacious open kitchen, living room, and dining room. Enjoy new life-proof vinyl plank flooring (lifetime warranty), new custom hardwood countertops, a new farm apron sink, and custom cabinetry. The country-style kitchen also has rustic corrugated metal, a new microwave, and stainless steel appliances. Relax in the living room with chinked live-edge plank walls and wide-planked pine floors. The main floor bathroom boasts tile flooring, double vanities, a shower, and Blue Stain Pine walls and ceiling. Keep plenty of supplies on hand with the huge pantry. Enjoy the master bedroom located conveniently on the main level, with a walkout to a beautiful covered porch that you will enjoy immensely with your morning coffee! The second floor has a large bedroom with ¾ bathroom and a bonus loft room great for sleeping or crafts! Recreation This property is the ultimate nature lover’s paradise! This exceptional property offers the best of both worlds – peace and tranquility coupled with access to some of the finest hunting opportunities in the state. Situated just a stone’s throw away from the national forest, this property is a wildlife paradise, home to numerous species, such as elk, mule deer, and turkey. The breathtaking views of the mountains and the pristine forest will leave you spellbound. Whether you are an avid hunter and nature lover or simply looking for a secluded mountain retreat, this property is the perfect place to unwind and recharge. Licenses can be obtained by application or leftover only. Come and experience the wild Colorado in the national forest, right out your back door! General Operations Access is available year-round, with Denver only 2.5 hours and Colorado Springs 1.5 hours away. Flip between Westcliffe and Silver Cliff, both are approximately 20 minutes away, and boast many restaurants, grocery stores, churches, and shopping. Don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime to own this beautiful and secluded rustic home on 72+ acres of Colorado high country! Make this your “Happy Place” today! Region & Climate Westcliffe and Silver Cliff Weather Climate in Westcliffe/Silver Cliff, Colorado Westcliffe/Silver Cliff, Colorado gets 14 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year. Westcliffe/Silver Cliff averages 86 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year. On average, there are 260 sunny days per year in Westcliffe/Silver Cliff. The US average is 205 sunny days. Westcliffe/Silver Cliff gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 83 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted, you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure. Weather Highlights Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees Winter Low: the January low is 8 Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year Snow: averages 70 inches of snow a year Location Nestled in a serene part of the countryside, this property is conveniently situated just 20 minutes away from the charming towns of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff. Here, residents can indulge in fantastic shopping, stock up on groceries, and relish fun dining experiences. Further afield, Florence can be reached in 45 minutes, while a scenic one-hour drive takes you to Pueblo, where a plethora of amenities await. For those traveling by air, the property is about 1.5 hours’ drive from the Colorado Springs Airport, providing both convenience and accessibility.