Live your dream and be part of a ranch community. Enjoy the best of both worlds -- rural simplicity and cosmopolitan sophistication, with easy access to world-class restaurants, skiing and retail, conveniently located in the Steamboat school district. Currently hayed ("Ag" status), this charming unique property is excellent for pasturing horses, a riding arena, or other 4-H activities. Find inspiration on this gorgeous 6.06 acres with a 2916 SF 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home an easy 15 minute drive (13 miles) to Steamboat and only 2 miles off 40. Set a scenic valley with panoramic views all around. The wrap around deck provides a perfect setting for barbeques, your morning coffee or afternoon sunsets with views to Sleeping Giant. Great yard with mature cottonwood and blossoming crabapple trees, gorgeous lilac bushes and garden beds. The ideal place for dogs and kids to play. You can find sun or shade on the many decks all day. The upper primary bedroom has vaulted wood ceilings and private bath. The kitchen includes stainless appliances and granite countertops. Cozy wood stove in the living area will keep the home warm on cold winter nights. The spacious bonus family room includes a three sided propane fireplace which could also be used as a large primary suite with private full bath and walk-in closet. The large deck off this room would be the ideal place for a hot tub to be added. Downstairs could have multiple uses- fourth bedroom with an additional family/craft room or office/family room with walk out to the yard. Many updates including new stainless refrigerator, top of the line Jotul wood stove capable of heating up to 2500SF, newer hot water heater , repainted and stained all decks and railings, hardwood flooring, granite in the kitchen, skylights and more. Plenty of storage throughout including oversized two car garage with attached shed. Enjoy gravel riding and snowshoeing/sledding/snowmobiling out your back door. Only 15 miles to the Yampa Valley Regional Airport- perfect for commuting or travelling. A rare find so close to Steamboat.