Views, views, and more views! Enjoy incredible views in all seasons of the Mississippi River and surrounding valley from almost every room of this rustic log retreat sited atop a treed ridge on 5.46 acres. Main level offers large entry leading to living room with cathedral ceilings, beamed accents, lots of windows, built-in china cabinet/buffet, and cultured stone fireplace, dining area that leads to modern kitchen with updated counters, lots of cabinetry and workspace, and eat-at center island, laundry/mud room with additional cabinetry and desk area/folding space, well appointed half bath, access to large screened porch and rear deck, and spacious master suite with double vanity and jetted tub/shower combo. Walk-out lower level houses open family room with Heatilator wood stove, two guest bedrooms with shared full bath, large storage room, hobby room, and access to rear rocked patio area. Detached 2+ car garage. Well manicured and landscaped grounds and natural rear yard area with staired access. Mississippi River can be seen from living room, dining room, master bedroom, deck, screened porch, family room, and both guest bedrooms. Home is located within the Great Mississippi River Ridge Conservation Community offering approximately 140 acres of protected land including dense forests, open meadows, and a pond. Just minutes from Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort and a short drive to the shopping, history, and fine dining of Historic Galena.