Meticulously maintained two-story in Highlands Ranch on a remarkable quarter-acre lot: pride of ownership shines! Enjoy an excellent floorplan with five bedrooms, three full bathrooms, plush new carpet, lovely updates, soaring ceilings and an abundance of natural light. Upon entry, the two-story foyer is graced with beautiful hardwood floors. The welcoming living room and adjoining formal dining room offer seamless flow and room to entertain. At the heart of this wonderful home, the spacious kitchen showcases quality slab granite countertops, gorgeous glass subway tile backsplash, hardwood floors, an expansive wrap-around peninsula and casual dining space. Overlooking the picturesque backyard, the inviting family room maintains two-story ceilings, clerestory windows and a stone-surround fireplace with a traditional mantel and built-in shelving. Also on the main level, find a versatile bedroom: situated adjacent to the full hallway bathroom, this is perfect space for guests or mother-in-law quarters. Upstairs and set privately apart, the master retreat presents vaulted ceilings, a five-piece bathroom and a walk-in closet. Three generously sized secondary bedrooms are also encompassed on the upper level and maintain use of the full hallway bathroom. Room for future expansion in the unfinished basement. Convenient main-floor laundry with washer and dryer that remain. Rest easy with newer Anderson windows, roof and water heater. Featuring lush grass and professional landscaping, the backyard was designed with outdoor enjoyment and privacy in mind. The custom paver patio is wide open to the beautiful yard while maintaining seclusion from neighboring yards: a peaceful escape! Fantastic community provides four state-of-the-art rec centers with indoor and outdoor pools, weight rooms, and sport courts. Ideally located just steps to Diamond K Park, miles of walking trails, and the notably iconic Highlands Ranch Mansion, offering an elegant indoor and outdoor setting for events, parties, meetings and more. Rent a piece of history for your own private event or enjoy the mansion at your leisure with year-round public celebrations and tours. Immerse yourself into the history of Highlands Ranch, just steps beyond your front door.