Incredible backyard open space and mountain bluff views set the stage for this spacious 2-story home in this desirable Castle Highlands community. Relax after a long day on the upper deck in the serene backyard with no neighbors behind and unobstructed views where deer and various birds are frequent visitors and starry night gazing is common, or unwind in the soothing hot tub on the flagstone patio. Enjoy raised garden boxes to grow your own vegetables and ample mature fruit trees and bushes such as apple, blackberry, and raspberries ready to harvest! This home's south-facing driveway means quick winter snowmelt, and a classic front porch provides a warm welcome to a light and bright, energy-efficient, open layout waiting inside. As you step inside, you'll find both formal and informal living spaces enhanced with vaulted ceilings, a warm, neutral color palette, a cozy gas-burning fireplace, and a finished walk-out basement. Home chefs will enjoy cooking in the spacious kitchen boasting ample warm wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances including a gas range and French door refrigerator, pantry, sleek granite countertops, and a center island for easy meal prep. Four upper-level generous-sized bedrooms, including the primary retreat with vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet, and 5-piece en-suite bath! More living space can be found in the finished walk-out basement that's perfect for entertaining with a walk-out family room and a nice built-in wet bar. Solar power system, extra attic insulation, and LED lighting throughout keeps this home's utility costs very low! Ideal location close to many parks with hiking and biking trails to explore Colorado's great outdoors and quick access to I-25 and downtown Castle Rock's trendy restaurants and quaint shops. This move-in-ready gem is ready for you to call it home!