Located at the end of a gated driveway in the gated community of Careyes, the exceptionally private residence offers a prime setting along the Talega golf course with views that stretch across fairways, hillsides and city lights to the ocean on the horizon. The finest appointments are featured in the residence, which hosts 5 ensuite bedrooms, 5.5 baths, a 2-story casita with bedroom and bath, plus kitchenette, 2 foyers and a grand entry with majestic staircase and wood ceiling. Generously sized at approx. 5,170 s.f., the impressive multi-generational design exhibits formal living and dining rooms, 3 unique fireplaces, a great room with wood ceiling, a bonus room, & a main-floor master suite with 2 walk-in closets, soaking tub & separate shower. A butler's pantry & walk-in pantry complement a sublime kitchen that reveals an oversized island, nook, antique-finished cream cabinetry, granite countertops, & professional-grade appliances from Thermador & Bosch. Every detail is upgraded, including extensive mosaic tile work throughout, designer hardwood & travertine flooring, new designer carpet, crown molding, fresh paint, graceful chandeliers, a 3-car garage with storage, & whole-house audio & water purifying systems. Nearly 12,273 s.f., the private corner homesite displays custom fountains, courtyard, a solar-heated saltwater pool and spa, & an outdoor kitchen. Located moments away to a premiere school & Talega's array of recreational attractions & San Clemente's pier & beaches.