Your secluded, off-grid mountain hideaway awaits! Situated on nearly 5 ½ acres and comprised of two legal parcels, this 1,251sf custom home provides an ideal locale for a weekend retreat or full-time residence. Elevated above a rich canopy of Native Oaks, this custom 2 bed, 2 bath home presents the fulfilling opportunity to live your home renovation dream. Enjoy the open concept primary living area, highlighted by soaring ceilings and decorative wood beam accents. Behold a majestic panorama from almost every room with natural light beaming through expansive view windows. Curl up on a cool day by the country-style wood burning stove or bask in the sun on the view deck. The comfortable and well-designed living concept flows into a sizable kitchen with ample cabinetry and countertops. A beautiful wood staircase beacons you to the second story primary bedroom suite featuring floor to ceiling windows – a WOW factor capturing the breathtaking Westerly views! The secondary bedroom and guest bathroom are conveniently situated on the main living level with a stairway leading down to a two-car garage with laundry. Plenty of space to add an additional abode, outbuildings or simply enjoy the beauty of the nature-scape & abundance of wildlife. Experience self-sufficient and sustainable living with a private solar electric system. Water service for the house is provided by Cuyamaca Water District with a private water well for irrigation or backup. Water infrastructure throughout the property make this a gardener’s delight with raised garden beds, several water spigots, 2,500 gallons of household water storage, and any ideal climate and elevation to grow a variety of plants or start your own orchard. At approximately 4,200 ft elevation, enjoy four seasons with winter snowfall, crisp autumn days, prolific springtime blooms, and warm summer days. Built with fire resistance in mind, the stucco siding and concrete tile roof along with an additional 10,000-gallon water storage tank provide for fire prevention. Located in the gated Cuyamaca Woods neighborhood minutes from nearby Lake Cuyamaca, Rancho Cuyamaca State Park and Cleveland National Forest where recreation abounds for the outdoor enthusiast. Just a short drive away lies the historic town of Julian; a popular get-a-way. There are many fine restaurants and lodging accommodations in the area. Wineries, art galleries, music and shopping, and many enjoyable venues from which to discover the fine local artists. Major shopping and resources are no more than 35 minutes away with the San Diego metropolitan and beautiful beaches only a one hour’s drive. A rewarding escape with great potential - enjoy the quiet, country setting and make this your new home! * Seller may carry with acceptable terms and approval of buyer's creditworthiness.