"THE SOUND OF SILENCE The most secluded property in the beautiful Pack Creek Ranch area, close to where Ed Abbey wrote Desert Solitaire, this 20.8 acre retreat is bordered by Forest Service and BLM lands. Star filled skies, the calls of hawks above, the year-round ebb and flow of Pack Creek across the land, the views toward snow-capped mountain peaks and undulating red stone; the setting is impossible to match. The natural world around you beckons, year-round. Hiking trails abound, from right outside your doors. Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, back country touring, motorized trails, mountain biking, and exceptional horse trails are all within easy reach. State and National Parks are the hallmarks of the region, with downtown Moab an easy and beautiful commute for work, shopping, dining, arts, and more. Equestrians have found their home, with a lovely 4 stall barn, hay and equipment shed, large tack room, corrals, round pen, and almost endless riding in the area. The gorgeous home celebrates the Southwest in inimitable detail throughout, with beautifully authentic adobe construction. The gracious space is bright and open, while creating distinct settings for daily life, shaped by artistry, quality, and harmony. The home flows, in a classic Pueblo style. Radiant in-floor hot water heat and passive solar design create an atmosphere that is both snug and efficient in the cooler months, in beautiful balance with the two kiva fireplaces and woodburning stove. The foothills setting of approximately 6,000 feet of elevation makes the property naturally more mild in the heat of summer, with wonderfully effective evaporative cooling in place when needed. Throughout the home, hand-carved vigas, Saltillo and Talavera tile, hand-coved plaster, curved lines and exquisite built-in detail celebrate the beauty of the region's iconic architecture. The floorplan is gracious, suited for entertaining yet designed for intimate gatherings; dear guests will be at home sitting at the kitch"