Pool Features: Heated,In Ground,Pebble,Propane Heat,Private
A magical peacefulness overwhelms you as you drive through the iron-gated entry, over the stone bridge with all-season stream, and through a world of ancient oaks. The Santa Barbara inspired architecture highlights this expansive, single story estate, with a front, gated courtyard and inviting fountain. Upon entering, you are emotionally engaged in the grand scale of this meticulous home. Natural light envelops you. An enormous fireplace, travertine floors, high coffered ceilings, crown moldings and attention to every detail all contribute to the magnificence of the property. The great room is open to a chef's dream kitchen with huge granite island, furniture quality cabinetry, high end stainless appliances, including dual dishwashers, dual smart ovens, 48 inch 6 burner cooktop, trash compactor and adjacent large walk in pantry. The game room features a wet bar, fireplace and French doors leading to the backyard paradise. A private study with beautifully carved doors opens to the courtyard. Four bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half baths are in the main house with a 5th bedroom and full bath in the casita. Along with the guest suite, the casita houses a workshop and a gym, both with frosted bifold doors opening completely to the center courtyard. For the wine enthusiast and collector is one of the most expansive wine cellars in the area with double depth redwood racking for over 6100 bottles and floor/shelf space for a few thousand more, complete with custom designed state of the art cooling system. The owner has spared no expense in updating this home with high tech wiring, hardwired outdoor camera system, 5-zone Sonos audio, wall mounted flat screen smart TVs, multi-zone HVAC, Lifesource whole home water filtration system, garage with custom cabinets and epoxy floor, Rachio smart irrigation system and so much more. Outdoor is an entertainer's delight with a massive covered patio featuring stone and brick flooring and oversized fireplace. The saltwater pool and spa are a completely private tropical oasis with new solar heating and a pebble tech finish. The property includes 200 avocado trees (with room for ~200 more), a family fruit orchard and screened-in raised bed gardening area. The viewpoint, high in the avocado grove, would be the perfect spot for a gazebo. This enchanting property feels like it is far from everything yet is only 5 min to the freeway and spectacular Old Town. This is the absolute ultimate in gracious country estate living.