Situated on 40 scenic acres outside the tranquil mountain & farming community of Rye, Colorado, this authentic replica of a 17th century Cotswold cottage is one of the most unique properties available in the Rocky Mountain West. The home features stone construction & a slate roof, as well as hardwood floors & numerous architectural elements that exude the environment of a traditional English country home. A stately great room, with its majestic fireplace & exposed beams, transports visitors back centuries. A spacious, well-appointed kitchen, complete w/ a large island, offers modern conveniences while maintaining the home’s unique character. French doors lead to an expansive brick terrace w/ unmatched mountain views. Upstairs, the master bedroom includes a reading area & an en suite bathroom w/ a walk-in shower. The full basement includes a wine cellar (complete w/ an antique suit of armor), a spacious vault & abundant remaining space for an office, gym, workshop & additional bedrooms. The home has landline phone & internet service, radiant in-floor heating & an efficient electric thermal storage system. (The home’s numerous antique furnishings (furniture, cabinets, paintings, rugs, silver, sculptures & more), predominantly from the 1700s, are to be included.) Adjacent to a walled garden, a separate guest house, built from cedar & designed in the style of an 1850s American farmhouse, features a loft & antique stove, and can comfortably sleep at least 3 adults (furnishings are included). A small greenhouse is attached to the home. The detached 1-car garage includes workshop space. And, an enclosed courtyard, west of the main house, provides outdoor cooking, dining & entertaining space. The remainder of the property includes approximately 30 acres of woods & 10 acres of open meadows, offering ample space for barns, stables & pasture. Located just over 1 mile from a paved county road, the property is accessed via a well-maintained private road w/ keypad-gate access.