Built in 1978 this one-of-a-kind authentic Colorado Log Cabin enjoys a beautifully updated kitchen, 5 Bedrooms (Or 4 bedrooms and an upper-level office), 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage and 3,135 Total Square Feet with No HOA dues! Serene 5-acre equestrian home comes with a fenced backyard plus over 1 acre of horse pasture fencing, a newer horse barn approx. 576 Square Foot (24 x 24) with electric and water running. 2 premier stalls and stable, tack room, a 120 x 60 riding arena, loafing shed for your animal’s protection from weather elements, Priefert panels in horse runs and 2 separate storage sheds. The smaller (8 x 10) green and white storage shed north of the barn, is perfect for small tools and equipment. The west side larger (12 x 16) storage shed is perfect for a workshop (currently being used for clean-up in progress). Don’t miss the custom-built tree house and a chicken coop too! In mid-progress are design plans for a large water feature and pond. The project started and is now just waiting for a new buyer to finish the plan with their own vision. Private lot with mature Ponderosa trees, a vegetable garden area (that just needs to be revived) and there are several Ute Indian Prayer Trees of the Pikes Peak Region throughout the lot. These are historically culturally modified trees, skillfully shaped by the hands of the indigenous native people of Colorado. The Southern Ute Tribe explains that these are sacred trees, which have spiritual meaning. Each tree had a story, acts as a mystical marker and are beautifully unique. This home is nestled in the heart of beautiful Colorado’s country side and tucked away in the Walden III subdivision, that has NO HOA DUES, and is on a closed ended street. This means no one travels this road, unless they are residents or guests or deliveries that need to be on the road. Community walking trails are for your horses too! Large open kitchen is a chef’s delight with tons of cabinet space, plenty of solid countertops to cook and bake on and an entertaining kitchen island / breakfast bar counter. Custom wagon wheel light fixture, pine cabinets, large hallway pantry, hardwood flooring, newer electric flat top oven range (has a gas stub capped if buyer wanted to change back to a gas range). The corner dining area ties together the open great room concept, joining the living room to the kitchen with lots of windows for natural light and views that frame the pasture, trees and nature. Enjoy entertaining or family dinners in this central gathering space. Living room was designed as a grand Great Room with vaulted log cabin ceilings, beamed accents logs and quality hardwood floors, designed around a central hearth authentic cabin style Timberline free standing wood burning fireplace stove. Open concept flows to the dining room and the kitchen for a warm at-home free flowing floor plan. Master Bedroom has a private ¾ free standing shower bathroom, great closet space and feels like a vacation cabin with all the real log walls. All you have to do is come home to relax and it feels like you are living in a holiday cabin resort in your master suite! There are two additional bedrooms, a full bathroom, storage and linen closets and a walk out to a rear deck and front porch, all on the raised Main level as well. Lower-level laundry room has a utility sink, adjacent to a mud room, utility room and storage room, with broom closets, coat closets and two separate entry doors from the garage to the home. The lower level is a complete second Master suite and living space, with its own family room, fireplace (currently not connected), a kitchenette, bedroom and closets. Designed for multi-purposes, this level can be an area for a game table or recreation room with terrific storage. It has its own keyed separate sliding glass doors entrance. Need a separate home business area? Or a place for family living at home with you? How about a guest quarter, or rent out for passive income? 1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, kitchenette and family room, all functionally laid out. Upper-level half story is 485 square feet, has vaulted ceilings, and is the perfect upper-level office, craft room, library or art studio. (This bonus upper level is currently being used as a 5th bedroom). Enjoy outdoors with the large expansive front porch patio deck off the living room and a second back yard deck off the kitchen leading to the yard. Just some of the many options for outdoor entertaining, BBQing & viewing of your outdoor pasture and horses. Excellent rated District 38 Schools which has been “Accredited with Distinction by the State of Colorado”. Walden III is a hidden gem, situated approximately 10 miles east of the town of Monument and 20 miles northeast of downtown Colorado Springs. Easy access to both Hwy 83 and I-25, for leisurely commutes to both Colorado Springs and Denver. Properties in the community are predominantly larger farmsteads or custom homes on large lots. On the edge of Black Forest this wooded treed and pasture land makes the community ideal for equestrian activities. Minutes from the new Monument Academy High School, Kilmer Elementary Schools and Fox Run Regional Park. Home is very much loved and is just waiting for you to continue to enjoy it as much as the current owner has!