Exceptional location in sought after western Monument w/ 5 acres of mature pines and scrub oak. Custom rancher w/ 3,600 sqft perfectly positioned on a treed knoll that provides the utmost privacy and gorgeous views of the front range, mountains surrounding Palmer Lake, and Pike National Forest. Quiet cul-de-sac location only minutes from the amenities, restaurants and quaint shops of Palmer Lake and Monument. Great access to I-25 and Highway 105 for a quick commute to Colorado Springs or Denver. Amazing outdoor recreation opportunities! Mere minutes from the 1 million+ acres of Pike National Forest, access to Mount Herman, 4-wheeling, tons of hiking trails, fishing, kayaking and three nearby lakes. No HOA or covenants. RV and outbuilding friendly. Zoned for horses, chickens and other animals. Energy efficient w/ double insulated walls, 24 PV owned solar system, LED lighting, 3 wood burning stoves. Spacious main level primary suite w/ two closets, sitting area, wood burning stove, walk-out, master bath w/ heated tile floors. Second bedroom on main level. Expansive great room w/ vaulted ceilings, amazing views, walk-out to back deck, wood floors, wood burning stove w/ beautiful stone surround. Kitchen w/ marble counters, built-in lighting, solid wood cabinetry, an island, pantry, and stainless steel appliances. Formal living room with tray ceiling, wall of windows with walk-out to the patio. Double wall sunroom. Low maintenance metal roof and stucco exterior. Fully finished walk-out lower level w/ a large family room, fireplace, walk-out to backyard, wet bar and an a pool table. The lower level has 2 additional bedrooms, an office and bath. The outdoor space is impressive w/ a beautiful 20x30 stone patio surrounded by lush flower gardens, back deck w/ mountain views, water feature, multiple raised garden beds and a 16x16 passive solar greenhouse. Multiple outbuildings w/ a 2 car garage, 13x26 workshop, 8x16 pole barn, woodshed. Award winning School District 38!