Your desires to experience the very best in life will be fulfilled within this incredibly private and fully upgraded estate at Talega of San Clemente’s gated Careyes collection. An impressive homesite with golf course and ocean views is complemented by a gated entry courtyard with loggia, fountain, koi pond, rustic stone pavers and fireplace. A 5-star backyard designed by the award-winning Mark Scott Associates displays a saltwater pool with swim-up bar, spa and fountains. A covered outdoor kitchen has a bar with granite countertops, 2 TVs, built-in BBQ, sink and refrigerator. An expansive two-level floorplan measures approx. 4,689 sqft and is home to four ensuite bedrooms in the main house, five-and-one-half baths, a separate casita, custom crafts room, library, bonus room and a great room with cast fireplace. Open-beam wood ceilings crown select living areas, tumbled travertine and designer carpet accentuate floors, and indoor/outdoor audio enhances the ambiance. Andersen windows and elegant lighting fixtures illuminate the home, which also boasts a formal dining room with barrel ceiling, a breakfast room, butler’s pantry, and a designer kitchen with granite countertops, custom pantry with Sub-Zero refrigerator drawers, furniture-quality cabinetry, built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator, Thermador range, Bosch dishwasher and an island with prep sink. Beyond a custom office, the master suite provides a romantic covered view deck, walk-in closet, soothing tub and shower with seat.