Moments from Highway 32 and only 17 minutes from Chico, this 2001 custom-built house has 4 bedrooms plus a large office/guestroom and 2.5 baths and sits in a sunny clearing on 5 lush forested acres. This Mountain dream home was designed by a local architect who placed it beautifully in a sunny little basin that shelters it from the winds and offers quiet and privacy and tons of natural light. Many custom features like beautiful solid oak flooring, clear-grain solid fir interior doors and trim, a large custom river-stone hearth for the cozy woodstove, vaulted ceilings, solid maple cabinets, built-ins and tons of storage and lots of closets--Master bedroom has TWO WALK-IN CLOSETS plus a full size closets. All 4 bedrooms are generously sized and on the other side of the house there is a large sunny office/guestroom with its own door to the back yard and an over-sized laundry room with a half bath. The 2 car garage is spacious and nicely finished with windows, a side door and heavy duty storage racks. Add RV Parking, a high-quality above ground pool (its partially dug down into the tidy back yard and looks out over the beautiful green oak, pine and cedar forest, raised garden beds and a covered front porch for your rocking chairs and you will never want to leave this tranquil setting. Close to the award winning Forest Ranch charter school, church, community center and friendly little general store this home has good cell signal and is easily accessed yet offers tranquil privacy.