You will enjoy looking out your windows at the ever changing views and the feel of nature from your own mountain lodge amid the splendor of the Cuyamaca Mountains. This one of a kind property is located in the exclusive 1000 acre gated community of Cuyamaca Forest Ranch. Being just 5 miles from the historic town of Julian, as well as the Lake Cuyamaca recreation area and only one hour from San Diego, allows for easy access to dining, shopping, fishing as well International transportation connections. While providing you with a retreat designed for ultimate privacy and relaxation, it also provides you with all of the first class amenities we all expect in luxury homes.Igel Ranch, is 38 acres of spectacular mountain property, at an elevation of 5200 feet it is high enough to experience all four seasons. The property boasts an unobstructed view of the San Jacinto Mountains. You will enjoy walks and hikes on the trails among the majestic pines, oaks, fir and cedar trees on your property. Your closest neighbors are the deer, turkeys, red tailed hawks, and other natural wildlife that share this location with you. The lodge home is a log design that draws the obvious comparison to the homes of Vail, Lake Tahoe as well as Bavarian style mountain homes. No detail was overlooked in the 4 year construction of this Alpine Log home. A full wrap around covered deck/porch invites you to entertain outside and take advantage of the sights and aromas the mountains provide. In the Open concept living room with majestic open beams, and massive fireplace it is difficult to decide which is the better view, the inside or the panoramic view through the wall of windows.
The gourmet entertainer's kitchen features custom designed alder cabinets, hand painted tiles premium Monogram appliances with wood faces, to maintain the lodge look of the kitchen. Being open to the great room keeps the kitchen in the center of the entertaining space.
Your second floor master suite offers a private balcony to enjoy the breathtaking views of nature at its most beautiful. A large on suite bath includes a jetted tub, walk-in shower, as well as dual sink vanity.A large walk out lower floor provides a separate family room, game room or home theater room for separate entertaining options. On the lower level you have the option of installing a wine cellar in an enclosed room. The home has been equipped for a sauna (just not installed) large laundry room and extra storage.The out buildings on the ranch include 2 large detached garages, one a 3 car garage with upstairs apartment for caretaker of granny flat, plus additional 2 car garage with large storage loft.For the equestrian there is Barn Master, barn with 3 stalls and tack room, plus an adjoining corral and a 60 ft. exercise ring .With miles of riding trails to choose from you will never grow tired of the rides.You will love cooking in the fully finished outdoor kitchen and picnic area under the canopy of the native tree and beside the 70 x 100 ft. spring fed pond is that is home to koi and wild and domestic ducks. This breath taking property demands you're visiting and experiencing the true luxury of mountain living California style.
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