Welcome to 478 Monarch Crest Trail- one of the most sought after addresses in Durango. This custom 4957 SF home is nestled in the tall pines on 1.8 acres- one of the largest lots in the Edgemont development. Built in 2007 by award winning custom-home builder, Veritas Fine Homes, this home offers 4 BD, 4.5 BA, office, living room, rec room, and theatre room. The floor plan is functional and thoughtful with the main level featuring a dreamy master suite (laundry room directly off of closet) with spa-like bathroom and big walk-in closet; living room with cathedral ceilings and exposed timber frame; chef's kitchen; dining room; and utility room just off of the heated garage with dog wash. The main level can be accessed without any steps. Upstairs are two bedrooms, each with their own bathroom and a separate reading area. Downstairs is an additional guest suite with separate access, if needed. The lower level family room has a gas fireplace; wet bar with full refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, and sink; and home theatre. There is ample storage throughout this home. You will find all of the bells and whistles including custom metal work, floor to ceiling rock fireplace, stacked stone pillars, hardwood floors, solid granite slab counters, custom built-ins, air conditioning, humidifier, and more. Enjoy the great outdoors on one of the numerous patios or the built-in fire pit area (plumbed with natural gas). A tranquil water feature compliments the gorgeous perennial gardens and large lawn. There is an electric dog fence to keep the pets on property. The subdivision features over 200 acres of dedicated open space throughout the subdivision with access to miles of groomed walking and hiking trails, herb garden, and over a mile and a half of beautiful Florida River fly fishing, and wildlife watching. The location enjoys quick and easy access to the hospital and the airport via CR 234. Only a fifteen-minute drive to downtown amenities yet with all the peace and tranquility of a mountain property. The Metro District services the subdivision with central water and sewer; road maintenance; snow removal. Click on the virtual tour link to see a 3D floor plan and take a walkthrough of this beautiful home. ***ACCEPTING SHOWINGS THROUGH JUNE 12, 2021 AT 12 NOON. ALL OFFER MUST BE SUBMITTING BY JUNE 13, 2021 AT 5PM. PLEASE ALLOW FOR ACCEPTANCE BY TUESDAY AT 5 PM.