SELLER ACCEPTING BACK UP OFFERS. Imagine calling this mountain oasis home! Nestled above a beautiful 12+-acre trout stocked lake with spectacular views of Engineer Mountain, Needle Mountains and Spud Mountain, this is truly an exquisite private retreat. Situated on the south bank of Lake of the Pines, this lovely 4,739 SF, 3 bedroom, 4 bath custom home has been thoughtfully designed to provide an inviting and open layout perfect for entertaining friends and family. The living, dining and kitchen areas flow ease-fully from one to the another accented by a floor-to-ceiling dry stacked stone fireplace and large windows that bring abundant natural light and breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The gourmet kitchen is full of extras, including a wet bar, gas five-burner stove, separate single oven, built in microwave, Kenmore Elite appliances, alder cabinets and trim, a pantry, and a breakfast bar with plenty of granite counter space throughout. Also, on the main level there is a spacious mud room and laundry room with plenty of cabinet and storage space, as well as an office. There is hardwood, carpet, and tile flooring throughout the home. The upper level has a master suite and two guest bedrooms/baths. The master bedroom is spacious and full of light with several windows capturing views of the lake and towering peaks. It has a built-in gas fireplace, TV and vaulted ceiling with wood beams. The master bath has a jetted tub perfectly set to take in the views of Engineer Mountain, separate steam shower, dual vanities with flush mount sinks, a vanity seat and his and her closets. Also on the upper level there is a large guest bedroom with lake and mountain views and full bathroom, along with a second guest bedroom featuring an oversized vanity area with full bathroom. In addition, there is a family/game room with a wet bar and refrigerator, built in speakers, and tongue and groove ceilings creating a cozy atmosphere to entertain without having to go downstairs. To complete the home there is an oversized 2-car garage with plenty of storage for your tools, vehicles and recreational toys! The large lot has been beautifully maintained and landscaped to perfectly embrace the lush Colorado terrain and outdoor setting. Just outback of the home is a deck and patio area with a hot tub perfectly situated to catch the sweeping views. From the patio there is walkway down to the lake where you will find a fire pit and several seating areas where you can enjoy a morning cup of coffee and watch the sun rise over the high peaks or have a late afternoon sundowner and watch the trout break the lakes surface. Lake of the Pines is an established resort community just minutes from Purgatory Resort and north of the Glacier Club and Downtown Durango. It consists of 1 + acre lots all surrounding the private lake for owner/guest use only. Enjoy summer days on the lake fishing, paddle boarding or canoeing. Drive a few minutes up the road and you’ll find the Ski Resort, summer activities, hiking and biking trails, lakes, Cascade falls, and more! Embrace the Durango Mountain lifestyle and all the outdoor recreation and beauty the North Valley has to offer with this immaculate and private mountain home.