This exceptionally built and meticulously maintained custom home, located in Placitas' desirable Ranchos de Placitas subdivision, features commanding views of the Sandia Mountains and city lights. The great room features raised, beamed ceilings and is open to the kitchen and dining areas. Kitchen amenities include - granite counters, custom cabinetry, s/s appliances, large island, pantry and built-in buffet with wine cooler. The covered patio, accessed from the study, dining or owner's suite, features a new tongue and groove ceiling and railings, built-in grill and refrigerator, wood burning fireplace with log lighter and several areas from which to enjoy the views. The spacious owner's suite features raised beamed ceilings, a wall of windows to showcase the beautiful views, a double-sided gas fireplace and spa-like ensuite his-and-hers bath. Amenities include separate vanities with granite counters and framed mirrors, jetted tub, snail shower with dual shower heads, water closet and massive closet with built-ins. The guest rooms share a Jack-and-Jill bath with double vanity and jetted tub. Other thoughtful features include: thermostat, hot water recirculating pump and sprinkler system controlled through wifi; wood Pella windows and doors; heat/cool combo units replaced in 2018; gas is plumbed to the kitchen island; skylights throughout; wired for speakers; recent stucco touch ups; roof recently serviced and certified; hot tub. Welcome home!