Tucked on the mountainside among native aspen and fir trees, this custom estate has spectacular, elevated views of Vail Mountain and the Gore Mountain Range from massive floor-to-ceiling windows and from a multitude of breathtaking outdoor spaces. The gently sloping driveway leads you through the landscape of wildflowers and grasses to a dramatic and welcoming entryway. Designed with mountain living in-mind one feels immediately relaxed as the natural surroundings blend seamlessly with the design of this home and its use of native materials. The thoughtful design of stone, hard wood and expansive glass brings the outdoors in to this 7,276 sq. ft. home andndash; not only with the dramatic use of large windows, but also the extensive outdoor living spaces, patios and decks. Up the grand staircase, the great room features a chiseled stone 2-sided fireplace creating a warm focal point for family gatherings or aprandegrave;s ski entertaining. The floor-to-ceiling windows frame the nearby slopes of Vail Mountain with the twinkling lights of Vail Village in the foreground. Tall vaulted and beamed ceilings open up this living space taking full advantage of the views and natural light. A separate dining room is tucked between the great room and the kitchen with just the right mix of relaxed formality. A large deck opens off the dining area andndash; again bringing nature up-close as you enjoy this mountain home. The colorful and functional kitchen is designed with the gourmet chef in mind and includes an intimate fireplace for casual entertaining. A large marble island creates more seating in this spacious and welcoming space. The master suite opens up to the outdoors through French doors with spectacular Vail Mountain slope side vistas in amazing comfort. A wood-burning fireplace is the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee. The additional four en suite bedrooms have a modern-western interior design with use of custom textiles and muted colors. A large study is just off the master bedroom. On the lower level an acoustically designed theatre has plenty of room for a movie with friends and a wine cellar stores a multitude of your favorite vintages. This mountain home comes complete with a large 3-car garage and carefully designed ski storage spaces. Bordering national forest and part of a gated community, Spraddle Creek is secure and private, yet is only moments to the bustling mountain town of Vail Village and the internationally acclaimed skiing at Vail Resort. Ownership benefits include private parking at the base of Vail Mountain, making a day on the mountain easy and convenient.