Laguna Niguel, CA, US
4 Shelter Cove
Representing the pinnacle of refined living at guard-gated Ocean Ranch in Laguna Niguel, this magnificent 8,759-square-foot Italian-Mediterranean estate artfully complements modern advantages with richly detailed Old World craftsmanship. A prime corner homesite on an intimate cul-de-sac is among the most prized in the community, featuring a circular motorcourt for guest arrival and a separate, gated driveway leading to five garage spaces. Approximately 35,372 square feet, the private compound showcases a large pool, raised spa, sea life statuary, a loggia, putting green, and a fully appointed outdoor kitchen. Breathtaking interiors are appropriately introduced by a dramatic foyer with 30' domed ceiling, glass entry doors with glass surrounds, and a graceful staircase with gold-accented wrought-iron railing. With six ensuite bedrooms and six-and-one-half baths, including a detached guest house, the regal residence ensures comfort for residents, guests and multiple generations. Impressive ceilings with indirect cove lighting, wood and travertine flooring, custom columns, French doors, archways, crown molding, skylights and towering ceilings lend an air of light and luxurious sophistication. Discover a formal living room with masonry fireplace, formal dining room that opens to the outdoors, a home office with wood-paneled walls and ceiling, a wine cellar, bonus room, laundry room with dual washer/dryer sets, and an open great room with secondary staircase, a pub-inspired wet bar and built-in entertainment system. Whole-house audio adds a pleasing ambiance throughout, including an open gourmet kitchen with u-shaped island, marble countertops with full backsplash, white cabinetry, a walk-in pantry, breakfast area, and Thermador and Sub-Zero appliances including a five-burner cooktop and warming drawer. One master suite is located on the first level, with the main master suite situated upstairs and featuring a three-sided fireplace, a retreat, sun deck with stairs to the loggia below, a sauna, dual walk-in closets, jetted tub and oversized multi-head shower. From its grand proportions and undeniable luxury to its prestigious address, this unequaled estate is a genuine rarity...don’t let it pass you by.