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Enjoy four seasons, cooler summer temperatures and a white Christmas at 4200 feet in the Sierras while owning a piece of Gold Rush history. The 6.22 acre property is part of the Lamphier Quartz Mine surrounded by the town site of Confidence. This custom designed and built handcrafted log home caters to the discerning professional or retiree as their primary residence or second home with ample living space and room for entertainment. The home comprises three levels including a 335 square foot loft, 1956 square foot main floor and 878 square foot ground floor totaling 3169 square feet. The main floor is accessible from the upslope covered deck that enters through a mud and laundry room; the ground floor via stairs to the main floor deck with covered access to the dining room or master bedroom; or, an interior stairwell in the downstairs family room from the ground floor garage. The main floor includes a 21 foot vaulted great room with a professionally designed kitchen, dining and family areas; a den and guest bath. The master suite includes a bedroom, professionally designed bathroom and walk in closet. At opposite ends of the house, the dining room and master bedroom access separate covered decks through French doors. The covered decks are connected via an open deck totaling 580 square feet that runs the entire length of the house and provides ample outdoor sitting and dining areas. The ground floor living area includes a family room (currently used as a craft room), bedroom, full bath with tub and shower and secure store room. Plenty of storage is provided by built in clothes cabinets in the hallway leading to the family room. This separate living area is perfect for that older child or senior family members. Access is gained by the adjoining oversized garage and workshop that contains 1078 square feet and provides a warm and dry access in the winter. Heating is provided by hydronic radiant floor heat for both the main floor and ground floor living areas and garage workshop. Secondary heating is provided by a wood burning fireplace insert. In the event of an electrical outage, power is provided by a propane fueled 12 kW generator. The sale includes a 768 square foot guest house with an open floor plan combining the kitchen, dining and family room, a separate bedroom and full bath (including laundry closet). A covered entry and deck provide an extra 384 square feet of outdoor space. This second home provides additional space for family and friends or an income opportunity as a vacation rental with separate water, propane and electric service. An additional 3.43 acre adjoining parcel is also available for sale.Transfer your tax basis to Tuolumne County! Yes, if you have a low tax basis and are 55 or older, ask about how to transfer to our beautiful area!