Experience the best of Colorado living in a private lakefront home! Unique opportunity to own one of only 10 homes in an exclusive gated enclave. Residents enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing on their pristine shared lake. Walk to the restaurants and shops of Empire or the multiple hiking trails right outside your back door surrounded by Arapahoe National Forest. About 5 minutes from I-70 & only a short drive to multiple ski resorts, within an hour of Denver & DIA. Designed to complement it's surroundings this open floor plan mountain chic cabin boasts unique finishes such as huge timber beams, shaggy bark cedar mantle, a 3 story moss rock fireplace. The great room features a wall of windows to gaze out at the glimmering water and majestic mountainous backdrop. The beautifully remodeled chef's kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances and cherry cabinets along with the huge wrap-around deck are ideal for entertaining. Calling all craftsmen-you will appreciate the huge lower-level workshop to build your masterpiece! The new detached garage has a heated and drywalled space above with endless possibilities for use-maybe an Artists' studio or additional storage. The lower level has a second private entrance/ living area complete with a kitchenette, living room, wood stove & bed/bath. The lake is seasonal and subject to agreement with the state and county. HOA dues are $107.50/month plus a special assessment $312.50 per month to buy lake water supply. The Seller is offering to cover the special assessment dues through 2021 with a solid offer. Residents share an interest in an additional 90 acres. The 2-year-old artesian well has optimum output! These properties do not change hands often and are typically handed down generations- making this a very rare offering!