This truly special 8,444sf estate resting on 8.5 wooded acres high above the valley floor and surrounded by a conservation easement offers understated mountain elegance. Boasting 6BR/8BA/4FP, this spectacular property offers a confluence of masterful design, exquisite furnishings, inviting floor plan, unrivaled views, and luxury. The impeccably maintained landscaped lawn with sprinkler system, lighting, and several wildlife sculptures make a subtle statement that you have entered your own sanctuary. At the same time you enjoy breath-taking panoramic views from north to south valley that include Buffalo Mountain, Steamboat Ski Area, Priest Creek, and Walton Creek Canyon. Upon entering the home you are greeted by an impressive Great Room with cathedral ceiling, rough-hewn timber beams, massive Telluride Gold rock FP, and hand-scraped pecan floors. Also on the main level is the gourmet kitchen, the spacious vaulted-ceiling breakfast and dining areas, laundry room, office, half bath, as well as a wet bar and butler’s pantry area. High-end appointments such as custom audio system, lighting, hardware, flooring, counter-tops, window coverings, Dacor and SubZero appliances, and professionally chosen furnishings and accessories are found throughout and are included. The master suite offers a vaulted ceiling, FP, sitting area, and large bathroom with steam shower and spa tub. Over 1,600+sf of patios and decks. Each of the 2 upstairs en-suite BRs share a sitting area and FP. Downstairs are 3 en-suite BRs. An expansive living area is located on the lower level that includes wet bar, dining area, rec area with pool/card tables, large rock FP, and a playroom with beautiful built-ins and storage. A hot tub and fire pit can be easily accessed from this level. Spectacular mountain views can be enjoyed from each room. The thought that went into this home leaves nothing to be desired and offers the best of Steamboat’s legendary mountain lifestyle of entertaining and outdoor living.