Neighborhood: Stoneridge (sr), Jn - San Juan North
Welcome to your dream home in the heart of California horse country. Nestled in the hillside of San Juan Capistrano’s equestrian Stoneridge Estates, surrounded by rolling hills & inspired by nature, it’s easy to fall in love with the casually elegant style of this home. From its undulated walnut hardwood flooring & reclaimed wooden beams, to its arched doorways & 1,900 bottle stacked stone wine cellar, this one-of-a-kind custom Provence estate with its Mediterranean charm & rustic style blends modern luxury with timeless elegance. Rebuilt in 2007 & dramatically upgraded since 2014, this sensible floor plan stands out from all others with 5 bedrooms on the second floor, each with an ensuite bath & large walk-in closet, plus a generous upstairs bonus room and main floor office/library with built-in cabinetry, offering plenty of space for family. But what really makes this home special is the independent in-law suite equipped with its own kitchen, laundry, fireplace & private loggia entry. The owner’s suite above features soaring ceilings, romantic fireplace, huge customized closet, spa-like bath & private deck with picturesque views. Characterized by an abundance of light & warm natural shades, the open floor plan is perfect for gatherings both large & small. Guests are welcomed into grand formal living & dining rooms joined by a rustic double-sided wood-burning fireplace & complemented by a comfy reading nook for relaxing with a good book. The heart of the home is the large chef’s kitchen with abundant cabinetry, Carrara marble surfaces & extended island overlooking casual dining & expansive great room. Walls of French windows & doors frame scenic garden views of the sprawling backyard blending indoor/outdoor living on this nearly half acre lot, an entertainer’s oasis designed for relaxation inspired by a sparkling salt water pool & spa, wood burning fireplace, Viking cook station w/BBQ & bar, and native California landscape. Plus being zoned for agriculture, there’s a charming henhouse & plenty of space for animals on the property. This is a community where riding, hiking, tennis & outdoor activities are a way of life. Enjoy the best of both worlds – peaceful country living while being minutes away from world-class shopping, dining, beaches, Dana Point Harbor & more. Only one like this…so schedule your showing before it’s gone!