Gorgeous country setting just minutes from Upper North Mankato! This lovingly maintained two-story home sits on 3.12 ravine-backed acres filled with mature trees and lush green space. The inviting front porch will be your favorite spot to enjoy your morning coffee or a warm evening. Just steps inside you will immediately notice the beautiful architectural details flowing throughout the home. There is a special ceiling detail and crown molding in the main floor rooms as well as a unique 'pass-through' staircase connecting the foyer and informal dining room. Large windows flood the formal living room with natural light while French doors lead to the sunken family room complete with gas fireplace. Enjoy the open concept dining area and eat-in kitchen - perfect for entertaining! The kitchen boasts ample cherry cabinets, convenient center island with breakfast bar seating, stainless steel appliances, and recessed lighting. Sliding patio doors off of the dining area bring you to the incredible backyard complete with large exposed aggregate patio and hot tub. Main floor laundry is located just off of the mudroom and a half bathroom is just around the corner. The upper level hosts the expansive Master Suite with private 3/4 bathroom, walk-in closet, and awesome 'sitting room' for even more space. There are 3 more bedrooms on the upper level along with another full bathroom. The finished basement features a comfortable family room with gas burning Franklin stove, rec room area, 5th bedroom, 3/4 bathroom with new sink and countertop. Outside you will find room to roam, mature landscaping, double deep 2 stall attached garage, and ravine with peek-a-boo valley views.