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This California Mission style home evokes a unique sense of place and time. It is distinctly unmatched; representing a curious combination of refinement, nature, and practicality. An Artistic façade, a Motorcourt Plaza for 12 cars paved with hand carved Bolivian brick and marble pavers, a courtyard fountain, Mirrored Niches, Night blooming landscaping, hand made barrel Alhambra roof tiles, distinguishing arches and bold columns characterize the elegant architecture. Striking and creative chiseled marble floors grace the hallways. Wooden beams, wrought iron chandeliers and the use of sophisticated yet distressed finishes send a message of formal yet livable use in the dining room. Imported woods & floors, 20 feet high hand painted ceilings, decorative plaster walls and gas lanterns are some of the exquisite features this home exhibits. The formal living room pays homage to the traditional salon, a place to have conversations and entertain. A solid Stone Fireplace and Two classic black and white Old World chairs anchor the room.
The eat in kitchen intertwines today’s modern appliances with the rustic, practical and romantic characteristics of the home. A Full Chef’s Viking Kitchen is beautifully enhanced with Custom Wood cabinetry, granite countertops, a custom made copper hood, Grade Wood Pantry, a Viking Gas range w/griddle, a Copper Farmhouse Sink, a Breakfast knook Eat-at-kitchen Island, and every imaginable detail conducive to comfort and practicality. The grandious Master Suite features lovely African Mahogany (distressed) plank floors as well as fully equipped His and Hers Walk-in wood & cedar closets. The Master Bath/spa showcases a free standing all copper roman tub, a shower with steam, a delightful stained glass widows, Cuban Tile floors and all the modern luxuries of today’s technological advanced world such as a state-of-the art - sound system and a Plasma TV station.
All three bedrooms enjoy an oversized terraces meticulously appointed with Cedar wood T & G ceiling, Custom Cuban Tile floors, outdoor speakers, a Crestron control entertainment system, and a Flat Screen TV -- forging the perfect interpenetration of the inside and out. A Jack & Jill Bathroom is the exception...as other 'One of a Kind' Bath vanities depict the timeless appeal of that which is meaninful and substantive. Often used interchangeably with the phrase “Arts and Crafts.” The home is clearly meant to be used and lived in - and not just looked at. The Mission Style decor is classic, durable and appealing to individuals who appreciate basic hand-crafted items but also admire beautiful interiors that are functional and inviting. A beautiful rich place awaits, where a large family can sit around a table, talking, eating, playing a game of cards or simply sharing the special moments that bring joy to their hearts. The walls and furniture are decorated with custom paintings by renowned artist Fernando Garcia, while a full service custom made bar, Flatscreen TVs, Crestron controlled entertainment system, floor to Ceiling glass with views of the Koi lagoon and a temperature controlled wine cellar provide the perfect ambiance at all times.
Stroll outside, to find sumptuous gardens and cloistered patios...An expansive outdoor lounge/dining room is equipped with appropriate accents and accessories, and the sound system and tv stations provide a clear interpenetration of inside and outside living where warmth, comfort and clarity prevails. A stunning Koi lagoon with 4 waterfalls highlights the Bar-B-Q Pavilion as well as the artistic formal landscape, thus providing a utopian sense of tranquility. Handmade Egyptian carpet-style designed tile mosaics provide a tapestry of colors to the unique design of the fountain. Two waterfalls, Coral Stone Coping 3”x12”x24”, Semi precious stone waterline tile, hand cut Aqua Perl quartz interior finish, a Child’s wading area and a Spa covered w/ mosaic tile Egyptian carpet design are some of the many features this Infinity edge spa has to offer. The spectacular Bar-B-Q Pavilion features a Solid concrete structure (including roof) made to simulate ornate wood tones.
Features include: A Viking 41grill w/ Rotisserie, a Viking Stove and Sink, an independent Hoop, a Perlick Clear Icemaker and stainless steel Refrigerator, Stainless steel cabinets, a Flatscreen TV, a 4 Speaker Crestron control entertainment system and Copper directional fans, a gas Yard and pool Firepit, 60 Italian Cypress trees, 20 Royal Palms Fully sodded with Cashmere Zoysia grass, Four underground French drains for superior drainage, a Well water irrigation system and much more! Built from the ground up by the original owner/builder, the goal was to design the interior that not only compliments the architecture of the home, but is also inspired by the lifestyle - a place where children can run around and friends and family come regularly for casual and formal entertaining. --- a place you call HOME! Floor plans and a detailed list of upgrades available upon request.