Hope Ranch ~ $13,900,000
Sophisticated and elegant, this grand Hope Ranch estate boasts Italian charm and high-quality finishes throughout. From the moment you arrive at the gated entry, you immediately feel the character and quality of this exceptional estate. Lush landscaping, a koi pond and large stone entry welcome you inside where your eyes immediately gravitate toward the grand staircase and views of the sparkling pool. Timeless luxury meets modern elegance as impressive architectural ceilings and wall details on the main level further accentuate the Italian aesthetic. The living room, media room, and expansive great room offer multiple entertaining areas to enjoy good company – each room featuring an abundance of natural light and French doors that open to the beautiful gardens. Sparing no expense, the gourmet kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances, a white marble backsplash and generous chef's island with bar style seating. Your own private oasis, the primary bedroom features a cozy fireplace, private balcony for enjoying a morning coffee and a generous ensuite bathroom with soaking tub. Guests won't know which bedroom to choose when visiting as each room features its own unique charm. The elegance of this estate transcends beyond its interior to the outdoors. Spend the afternoon basking in the sun next to the pool or enjoy a good book on the endless patios. Situated on 1.5 acres, the pristine gardens, mature landscaping, serene pond and wide variety of citrus trees add to this property's natural beauty. The remarkable estate is adjacent to the More Mesa Nature Preserve, one of the most outstanding scenic and environmentally sensitive pieces of undeveloped open space remaining on the South Coast. Members of the Hope Ranch community enjoy amenities that include Hope Ranch Patrol, private beach access, private tennis courts and 20+ miles of equestrian riding trails.