When Mark King first stepped out back at 4921 Hidden River Drive, it was an indisputable “yes” to making the house his home.
Built down a private road on 10 acres — and with only seven neighbors — the house sprawls across its lot with an appealing symmetry, blending well into the countryside with its earth-toned details and stone exterior.
The 6,500-plus-square-foot home overlooks North Elkhorn Creek, which is home to copious wildlife and shaded by dozens of mature trees. The large back deck walks down to a hillside staircase, leading to a lower deck at the water’s edge.
“When I walked (out here), that’s what sold it,” King said. “It was the outside for me. That’s what I cared most about.”
Every season brings a different view, but King’s favorite is springtime. He said when the sun’s out, the banks of the creek are covered in softshell turtles, and