A rare opportunity on Rim Road!This beautiful, traditional brick residence blends Country French Style with a spectacular view of the city lights and Arroyo Park. This home was originally built by a prominent contractor for his family and embodies sophistication plus warmth. It features an exceptional combination of updates indoor and outdoor spaces including hardwood floors, a formal dining room, a formal living room with fireplace, a gourmet kitchen, a morning room/breakfast room, an office with built-ins, a large den with an impressive fireplace with antique mantle, a mud room, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, a formal staircase, two car garage, custom side courtyard patio, front and rear expansive porches with great view, elegant built-ins and moldings throughout, storage, refrigerated air and recessed lighting.This trophy lot has 12,787 sq. ft. and offers ample play space, garden space or room for a swimming pool! Easy access to hospitals, downtown, UTEP, Ft. Bliss & El Paso Airport.