Tucked away on a gated and spacious homesite spanning nearly 3.1 beautifully manicured acres, this custom view-enriched estate presents a prized Rancho Santa Fe address. The Mediterranean-influenced residence of approximately 8,165 square feet caters to active residents who desire a location near schools, beaches, shopping centers, soccer fields and restaurants. Seven bedrooms, 6.5 baths and a separate casita ensure that everyone—including guests, a nanny or in-laws—is right at home. The main level offers a dramatic entry with sweeping staircase and interior balcony above, a wood-paneled library, a formal living room with Palladian window, and a formal dining room with trompe l’oeil mural. Gracious in every way, the first-floor master suite is distinguished by a sitting area with fireplace, a lavish bath and patio access. Ensuite bedrooms and a versatile media/bonus room await upstairs. Explore culinary endeavors in an open kitchen with large island, wine cooler, breakfast bar and semi-circular nook. The kitchen leads to a spacious open-concept great room and game room area with vaulted open-beam wood ceiling, skylights and a seamless flow to the outdoors. Enjoy sweeping westerly views of colorful hot air balloons, sunsets and neighboring equestrian amenities from tropical-themed grounds that embrace a pool, spa, a creek with romantic bridge, lighted sport court, illuminated patio with fireplace, a festive palapa, elegant fountains and a 4-car garage. Nestled within the coveted Solana Beach and San Dieguito School Districts, the estate is free from HOA and Mello-Roos fees.