Located just above the Elbow River valley, River Ridge has been long recognized as one of Springbank’s premier communities. Tucked into the tree line of a private cul-de-sac, this custom designed hillside bungalow offers over 6000 sq ft +/- of warm country living. 7 bedrooms & 5 baths, this home is ideal for a large active family. The foyer greets your guest with convenient access to a large study with laddered library. The foyer also moves you into the great room and your first views of this home’s private yard. High vaulted, wood finished ceilings and a truly impressive fieldstone wood-burning fireplace sets the tone of the overall home, warm and comfortable. The kitchen features a centre island, professional series appliances and breakfast nook, adjacent to the formal dining room. The back coat room has a cabin like feel with ample storage, wood floors and freestanding fireplace. Stairs lead to a loft over the garage for a cozy day room or additional bedroom. The primary bedroom is an owner’s retreat. Large windows open to the backyard allowing this space to be bathed in natural light, the bedroom enjoys a spa-like 6pce ensuite bath and massive walk-in closet. Easily a second primary suite, the second bedroom has a large sitting and work area, walk-in closet and 3 pce bath. A third main floor bedroom is available, currently being used as a home office. The lower level is ideal for entertaining with a spacious family, billiard, and table tennis rooms. A catering kitchen will save steps and is well appointed for larger gathering. Guests and family will enjoy the additional 4 bedrooms and 2-4pce baths. The lower level design provides versatility for additional hobbies and home gym and Nanny quarters. Not to be overstated is the mature landscaping and serenity this location provides the home. From the upper level sundeck, brick patio and fire-pit area, outdoor entertaining will be occasions to cherish. In addition to a triple attached garage, you will also enjoy an equipment garage on the walk-out level. Minutes to local and private schools, quick access to shopping and Calgary’s new ring road. 35 minutes to the international airport.