The Secret Ranch!
A world class estate created to provide the perfect balance of family life in a modern ranch environment. From intimate family gatherings to luxurious and expansive celebrations, The Secret Ranch delights on every level.
Located just 20 miles north of downtown San Diego and 4 miles east of the Pacific Ocean, the property consists of 12 prime west side covenant acres in the community of Rancho Santa Fe. It is comprised of 2 contiguous parcels of land an 8.84 acre primary lot and adjacent 3.54 acre adjoining lot. The property is completely fenced, gated and private from the street.
The modern craftsman residence designed by architect Jerri Grindle, features 7 bedrooms, 8 full baths and 5 half baths in over 12,000 square feet of living space with garage parking for 12 cars. Timeless architectural design, masterful craftsmanship, and the use of the finest materials available have been combined to create a residence of unparalleled quality and function.
Enter through custom mahogany doors to the great room with soaring beam ceilings of reclaimed vintage fir, clerestory windows, massive fireplace and full bar. Indoor outdoor living is a highlight of the residence with each of the main living areas featuring oversized windows and French doors or disappearing pocket doors opening on to the many outdoor entertainment areas and oversized decks. The exposed post and beam construction and truss work inside the house is all sandblasted, and is adorned with custom wrought ornamental hardware.
Finishes of the home include tropical hardwood decking, mahogany doors, travertine and heart of pine flooring, Apache cloud flagstone and French limestone, along with exotic stones and granite.
The east wing of the home is comprised of an island kitchen complete with Japanese Ash cabinetry, granite countertops, dual subzero refrigerators, freezer and freezer drawers, Miele dishwashers, Gaggenau ovens with warming drawers, a Viking range with 6 burners and dual ovens, walk in pantry, butlers pantry with elevator from garage and much more; formal dining room with seating for 14; library; master office; guest suites; family room; and Florida room.
The west wing is comprised of the stunning master suite with decking, views, gym, office, his and her vanity areas, steam shower and more. The children's bedroom suites and large study/media area are adjacent to the master suite.
Downstairs find the fully equipped game room and sports bar with an 85" flat screen TV, 2 over Bar TV's, guest suite, 500 bottle wine room and disappearing pocket doors opening on to the poolside patio.. a perfect place for entertaining.
The award winning landscaping and grounds include: a 6 stall state of the art stable, each stall with its own corral, indoor outdoor washing stations, hay, tack and feed rooms, commercially equipped laundry room, full bath, saloon and outdoor barbeque patio with stone fireplace and views over the lawn to the regulation sand beach volleyball court. There are 3 pastures, a riding ring and direct access to the Rancho Santa Fe riding trails. The property will accommodate up to 12 horses. There is an infinity edge pool, spa and giant water slide with extraordinary cabana, full kitchen, bar, bath, sauna and outdoor shower. The poolside patio is a perfect place to relax on a sunny afternoon or in the evenings around the stone fireplace alongside a splashing waterfall. There are native and tropical plantings all around.
If tennis is your game there is a regulation tennis court and optional basketball court. For little ones there is an expansive lawn area off the east and west wings of the home that includes a large play structure.
Above the stable there is a fully equipped RV parking area and level pad along with acres of beautifully planted landscaping.
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