Exceptionally private, dramatically styled and timelessly appealing, this awe-inspiring custom estate in Rancho Santa Fe’s sought-after Covenant impresses at every turn. Old World Mediterranean themes blended with striking contemporary design elements throughout enormous main living areas with 2-story ceilings, walls of windows, artfully executed curved staircase, inlaid natural stone and wood flooring, and extensive leaded-glass windows. Exceptional covered outdoor spaces for indoor-outdoor living. A quartet of ensuite bedrooms on the ground level with 3 more upstairs, 8 full and 2 half-baths, trompe l'oeil ceiling murals adorn select rooms, a detached guest house features full spa with steam room, sauna and outdoor shower, a great room with pub bar includes 3 large-screen HDTVs, a 40-bottle Viking wine refrigerator, and a Hoshizaki ice machine. Six fireplaces, 3 of which are double sided provide 9 rooms with fireplaces along with a poolside firepit. Warm formal and casual areas of the home also offer 525-bottle climate-controlled wine cellar, an office with direct pool deck access, and a chef’s kitchen with rotunda breakfast room, large island, 2 dishwashers, a Viking steam unit, Viking French door double oven, a warming drawer, prep sink, enormous 36” Sub-Zero refrigerator and separate 36” freezer. State-of-the-art systems include fire sprinklers throughout, a Generac backup generator, commercial-grade WiFi network with gigabit Internet, an AMX control system in the media room and master suite, and iPhone-enabled systems include Lutron lighting, thermostats, whole-house audio and Pentair pool control systems. Elegant entry gates and a private drive create a serene introduction to meticulously landscaped grounds that are shaded with more than 100 mature trees. Enjoy the dramatic fountains of the arrival plaza; putting green; a 4-car garage; a pool with swim-up bar, spa, waterfall, walk-in beach entry, and columns with fire features; 2 outdoor kitchens.