Elk Meadows Lodge is a gorgeous 3829 SqFt, 2 story, 5 bed-2.5 bath full Log Home with open floor plan in the Southern Rockies at 9000 ft altitude, with stunning views of high mountains and meadows. The great room has large (Anderson) windows, high vaulted ceilings and beams, a beautiful rock wall and a large wood burning fireplace. The great room opens up to the high end eat-in kitchen and an office with bay window. The views from the office are simply amazing! The master suite with large walk-in closet and bay window, the large laundry room and the corridor into the garage are also located on the main floor. The lower floor with its own entrance has another spacious living room with rock wall, woodstove, small kitchen, 4 bedrooms, full bathroom, sauna, large exercise room with hot tub and a large storage area/workshop. Radiant floor heating (7 zones) for each room in the house. The exercise/hot tub room has a wall heater. The lower floor would be very suitable for short term rental. The house sits on 3 lots (3.7 acres total) on a short Cul-de-Sac and has big, mature ponderosa trees and aspen trees on the property that escaped the 2018 wildfire. Enjoy wildlife, awesome sunsets and sunrises and pure relaxation from the large wrap around, partly covered (maintenance free, composite) deck that offers views of mountains and meadows in all directions. There is an attached oversized two car garage and an separate one car garage/workshop and a wood storage shed. With high speed fiber Internet you can work from home. The house is on the electric grid and your private well produces excellent, ice cold water. Forbes Park is a very nice, gated and secure mountain community with an HOA providing security, road maintenance, snow plowing, trash removal and a community center. There is a 2018 John Deer tractor with a backhoe, grading blade and garden rake, a Kawasaki Brute Force ATV with a snowplow, another powerful snow blower and woodworking equipment available to purchase.