Stately updated rancher perfectly positioned on 2.5 acres with mature Ponderosa Pines in the sought after community of Higby Estates! Convenient Monument location with quick access to I-25, Highway 83 and the amenities of Monument and Northgate. Stucco pillars greet you as you arrive at the property. The acreage is treed, mitigated and offers great privacy, mountain views and serenity. Over 4,400 sq ft, 4 bedrooms, an office, 4 baths and a 3 car garage. Awesome outdoor entertaining space with a brand new composite and metal deck with built in lighting, stair lighting and great views. Newer AC unit. The home is filled with natural light, has vaulted ceilings, tons of large windows, three fireplaces and recently refinished hardwood floors and updated lighting throughout. Expansive and open great room with hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace w/ river rock surround, a walk-out to the back deck. Updated kitchen with maple cabinets, an island, slab granite counters, huge pantry, eat-in kitchen nook, hardwood floors, newer appliances and under cabinet lighting. Formal dining room w/ coffered ceilings, hardwood floors, chair rail and space for a large dining table. Main level primary suite with walk-in closet, gas fireplace, walk-out to the back deck and a 5 piece bath w/ jetted tub and double vanity. Main level office w/ french doors and built-in bookcases. Fully finished walk-out basement with a secondary primary suite w/ walk-in closet and private bath. The basement has three additional bedrooms, two full baths, a theater room and family room. The family room has a secondary kitchen area w/ beautiful maple cabinetry, wine rack, slab granite counters, marble backsplash, under cabinet lighting, full size refrigerator and 2 burner cook-top. The family room also features a gas fireplace and walks out to the backyard with a covered seating area with built-in LED lighting above. Circular concrete driveway with tons of parking available. Award winning School District 38.