Strategically designed to maximize magnificent hillside and city-light views from all directions, this romantic, European-inspired villa recalls the elegance and grace of exquisite, coastal estates in Spain, Italy or France. With neutral and inviting interiors and generous spaces for both everyday living and grand entertaining, the open floorplan reveals an indoor/outdoor focus that allows for flexibility as needs and lifestyles evolve. A vast array of specially curated materials, including floors of walnut and antique pavers, reclaimed French limestone fireplaces, countertops of golden bella marble slabs, vintage wood ceiling beams, and exterior pavers of antique Bourgogne, were chosen for beauty, durability and timeless style. Settled at the end of a long paver-finished and gated driveway, the exceptionally private residence showcases 5 generous bedrooms, 2 offices including one with rich mahogany-paneled walls, 8 fireplaces, an impressive formal dining room, and a chef-inspired kitchen with large island, custom cabinetry and professional grade appliances. An elevator and graceful staircase lead to the lower level’s oversized game room, gym, oversized 6-car garage, and a stunning 3,500-bottle wine cellar with barrel ceiling. Guests will enjoy a luxurious self-contained 1-bedroom casita, and everyone will appreciate views while gathering on the fireplace-warmed rooftop patio. Pristine grounds are home to a solar-heated European-style pool and spa, outdoor kitchen, and intimate loggias and patios with fireplaces. Solar power energizes the home, which is moments from top schools, equestrian amenities, trails, The Rancho Santa Fe Golf Course restaurants, shops and beaches. Underground utilities include, natural gas, sewer and high-speed internet.