Welcome to Esencia! Located in the Cortesa 55+ community, this Craftsman-style home offers a spacious floor plan with two bedroom suites, a den/office, and a powder room in approx. 1, 824 sq. ft. The primary master suite includes a walk-in closet, dual-basin vanity, and a large shower stall. The shower in the junior master features a convenient integrated bench. Versatile den has a gorgeous custom barn door. Porcelain wood plank tile flooring sweeps throughout the home and an abundance of windows flood the great room with natural light. The living room, dining area, & kitchen are open and inviting. Chef's dream kitchen features granite counters, stainless steel appliances, & walk-in pantry. Large center island/breakfast bar provides extra storage, counter space, & seating for casual meals. Amenities include a laundry room & 2-car side-entry garage. Double-wide sliders open to a beautiful outdoor living space with a ceiling fan. The low-maintenance backyard includes a gas firepit, LED string lights, artificial turf, & automated drip irrigation system. Front & side yard landscaping is maintained by the HOA. Community features include hiking & biking trails, a 55+ only pool & clubhouse, plus the Hilltop Club offering a clubhouse, pool and spa, game room, fitness center, and more. The community is surrounded by fantastic amenities and beautiful mountains.