It’s Sunday morning and the hot air balloons are drifting over the house. You can see them in the second story family room windows when you raise the new motorized shades. LOCATION is everything! This well established, coveted Arapahoe Ridge neighborhood is walking/biking distance from old town Lafayette, the newer 9 Mile shopping district, and new Meadowlark elementary in BVSD. Quick access to 287/I25 and within 20 min of all the favs – Boulder/Longmont/Broomfield/Denver. And yet…tucked away, quiet, safe & peaceful. Enjoy mature trees, expansive park, beautiful private pool & clubhouse, new tennis courts, volleyball & baseball right across the street. First time on the market for this inviting, Roaring Fork model. Great SW orientation if you aren’t a fan of snow shoveling! Fresh paint, newer roof & gutters, new AC, and easy to maintain yards. Bright family room opens to kitchen, dining w/extended living on covered deck with ceiling fan, privacy drapes and party lights! Like to cook or entertain? Loads of counter space & huge walk-in pantry. Laundry/mud room w/utility sink off 3-car garage boasting ladder accessed loft storage. Convenient private main floor office w/park-like views to yard. Formal dining room/library, living room and powder room finish first floor. Upper level has 3BR & 2BA (full) w/dual sinks and large open loft with exterior treehouse-like deck. Primary suite has vaulted ceilings, peek-a-boo mountain views, ceiling fan, full 5-piece bath with walk-in closet. Garden level basement offers tons of light! A spacious living area & kitchenette plumbed for your choice of sink. (Newer mini fridge & micro stay). A 3/4 tile & stone shower (w/option to convert to steam), double sinks & private commode. Large BR could be split (2 access doors). Plus exercise area, storage and separate breaker box. This house is original design, clean, well maintained in great working order. It’s just waiting for your exciting, new design updates!! Fiber optics coming soon.