Enjoy Orange County Coastal Mediterranean-style living in this custom 3 bedroom (4 beds), 2.5 bath home in the beautiful, renowned, gated golf course community of San Juan Hills in San Juan Capistrano, California. The location is optimal as it is mid-way between San Diego and Los Angeles, lending itself to less drive-time, leaving more time for site seeing and fun-filled travel experiences (Disneyland, Knots Berry Farm, Hollywood, Universal Studios, Catalina Island, Coronado Island, Legoland, Del Mar Race Track (horse racing),San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Torrey Pines Golf Course of La Jolla, the famous Pageant of the Masters and Sawdust Festival/Laguna Beach, hiking, biking, beach-going, surfing & swimming, picnicking, deep sea fishing, whale watching, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, mountain biking, art walks, antiquing, wine tasting, discovering the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano (take-in a concert under the stars in summer!) in the quaint and charming heart of downtown. Here, you will also enjoy a wide variety of restaurants (lots of patio dining!), pubs, galleries, boutiques, coffee houses, antiques, strolling the Los Rios Historical District, to include a park and petting zoo. The train depot (Surfliner & Amtrak train service) is minutes from the house in downtown SJC, making day-coastal excursions a breeze! You are only 1hr 45mins - 2hrs from Bear Mountain & Snow Summit in beautiful Big Bear Lake, CA, where skiers & boarders may opt for a little downhill action and snow play following a morning surf session (see vrbo.com/95590 for log cabin lodging)! You will enjoy all this and more at your disposal when lodging at this exclusive San Juan Hills coastal home. 2 minutes to the 5 FWY N & S (feeds into the 405N), another 2 minutes to the 73N. corridor (tollroad system) and 2 minutes to Pacific Coast Hwy, north & south.
Tommy Bahama meets Ralph Lauren at Costa Paradiso! This coastal~equestrian home is situated only a couple of miles from the ocean as a crow flies, surrounded with equestrian centers/trails and activities (horse shows & rodeo) where sea breezes will continually refresh you, whether indoors or out, in this Capistrano charmer. Where fairways, ponds, giant hills (offering many hiking trails where you're sure to see horses coming over the ridge line with the hill views you have from every window of the home~and yes, the occasional bunnies and deer!) and wildflowers are your landscape, this completely custom stucco home with terra~cotta tile roof shall delight your every whim. Complete with high-end finishes and custom details throughout (granite, marble, sandstone, crown molding, trim, window casings, stainless steel appliances), no expense was spared when considering your needs and enjoyment. This home is truly unique to the community in that it has a sizable wrap around yard with lawn and 2 patios extending 3 sides of the property. You'll experience tranquility at it's best with beautiful rose gardens, herb garden (for the culinary enthusiast!), palm trees, banana trees,and giant birds of paradise.The master suite is light and bright, being privately situated in the treetops of the palms, having a Romeo~Juliette terrace and windows that overlook the expansive surrounding hills.The ensuite provides a custom marble shower with built in bench seat, as well as a large, luxury pedestal spa bathtub for maximum relaxation and double vanity St.Thomas sinks. The kitchen is open to the dining area and living room, opening to the outdoors on two sides.This arrangement lends itself nicely to convivial conversation amongst family and friends as you invite the outdoors in! Take advantage of the community swimming pool, spa and fitness center, golf, golf club and trails as a way of welcoming more leisure into your day!