Friday December 5, 2014 Linda Sansone takes us on a tour of a few of her stunning Rancho Santa Fe lisitngs, showcasing all that is beautiful about the Ranch… the stunning architecture, the privacy, the views, and the one-of-a-kind, epic, luxury style.
Linda Sansone takes us on a tour of a few of her stunning Rancho Santa Fe lisitngs, showcasing all that is beautiful about the Ranch… the stunning architecture, the privacy, the views, and the one-of-a-kind, epic, luxury style.
rancho santa fe covenant ~ ROMANCE LANGUAGE
The beauty, privacy and stunning Western views of this single story, Rancho Santa Fe Covenant estate cannot be overstated. Gracing a prime location, this magnificent 4.55 acre view site is gated and lushly landscaped. From the moment you step onto the estate grounds, you are enveloped in the sensuous ambiance of the Italian countryside with pepper and olive trees dotting the landscape. The residence beckons, with large-yet intimate and inviting rooms that flow effortlessly into one another and to the outdoors…onto sheltered loggias and to the dazzling pool with cobalt blue Italian tile, 50 foot aqueduct water feature, a 3 hole putting green and a hillside of citrus trees. Adorned in the finest materials–distressed Walnut flooring, Albertini doors and windows, hand laid mosaic tiles, imported fabrics, custom hand carved walnut cabinetry and detailing, hand carved Canterra stone fireplaces, hand forged iron gates, custom light fixtures, distressed wood beams and leaded glass windows. Of the myriad highlights are the chef’s kitchen, breakfast area and family room with a spectacular vaulted, open beam truss ceiling, built in entertainment center and fireplace. The romantic master suite has his and her custom appointed dressing rooms, a sumptuous spa bath, coffee/juice bar and an exercise room. There is a hand carved Walnut flanked executive office/library or Trophy room, spacious dining room with fireplace that flows out to the private garden and a formal living room with French doors leading to a private court yard. Outdoors enjoy the numerous verandas, covered loggia, summer kitchen, fireplace for fireside lounging and sunset views. Two guest casitas. Garaging for 5 cars. Every amenity lovingly chosen and of the highest quality. Offered at $5,999,950
rancho santa fe covenant ~ SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL
In the true spirit of Rancho Santa Fe, a heritage defined by its timeless ambitions of the West, this almost new, early California Spanish Revival Hacienda–perched on a cul-de-sac–spans an estimated 10,000 square feet of luxury living and entertaining; customized by local talents, the entire estate encompasses 1.77 acres on a private and quiet Covenant location with Westerly views. The authenticity and historical respect infused within the home’s fresco design is ever apparent in the detail of expressed arches, intimate outdoor courtyards and plazas and artisan-crafted custom materials; reclaimed distressed and oiled oak and chestnut flooring, leathered saltillo and hand painted tiles from Mexico, hand carved stone fireplaces, custom wrought iron railings, groin vaulted ceilings with herringbone brick detailing, wrought iron fixtures and gates, and a striking display of exposed heavy timbers that have been carefully carved, oiled and perfectly placed. Accolades of the residence offer: 5 bedroom-suites, 5 full and 3 half baths, office with stunning hand designed and carved cabinetry, home theatre, billiards/game/music room, wine cellar with temperature controlled storage and display shelves, gourmet kitchen with coffee bar opening to the great room with bar for indoor/outdoor service, informal dining room, inviting formal living/dining room, pool and spa terrace, fire-side lounging/dining loggia, outdoor granite flanked kitchen, separate one bedroom/one bath guest casita with living room and service bar, pool bath, outdoor shower, garage parking for 4 as well as stunning and lush grounds. Offered at $5,995,000
Linda Sansone & Associates, Willis Allen Real Estate
rancho santa fe ~ A PRIVATE PARADISE
This lovely Tuscan-inspired custom home resides in one of Rancho Santa Fe’s best gated communities-Fairbanks Ranch- and features a large private lot overlooking scenic Rancho Santa Fe and beyond. The romance begins with a beautifully landscaped front garden and continues through the stunning and private courtyard entry, inside to the 5 bedroom suite, approximately 7,690 square foot home, which has been tastefully appointed with a designer’s eye for detail and casual elegance. Warmly inviting living spaces flow seamlessly from one to another and out to covered loggias and the grounds with an expansive lawn, stone–edged pool with waterfall and spa, two outdoor kitchens with bar seating…..all soaking in the views of the surrounding hillsides canyons and distant lights. Of special note is the chef’s kitchen with professional appliances, two islands, a breakfast area and great room with fireplace and walls of windows opening to a loggia. The master suite showcases a private view terrace, stone fireplace, spacious bathroom and dual dressing rooms. Other highlights are a wood paneled library, formal dining room, guest casita, lower level with game room and theatre, elevator and state of the Crestron home electronic system. Offered at $4,950,000
rancho santa fe covenant ~ STYLE AND SUBSTANCE
Located in the Covenant, this enchanting single story, European countryside estate perched on 2.31 Westerly facing view acres, has recently been expanded and renovated. Superb design elements create the ultimate in luxurious yet comfortable living. Customized and designed by local talents, including imported materials and artifacts from all over the world, the authenticity and historical respect infused within the home’s fresco design is ever apparent in the detail of expressed arches, intimate outdoor courtyards and plazas and artisan-crafted custom and imported materials. Accolades of the residence offer; an exquisite master retreat with stone fireplace, dual spa baths, his and her dressing rooms, an office, a gym and a private view terrace. In addition there is an office/library, family room with media center and two perfectly crafted powder rooms. The gourmet kitchen is flanked in soap stone and antique tiles, hand carved wood cabinetry, and a breakfast area, all overlooking the lush Rancho Santa Fe golf course and pool terrace. The oversized formal living/dining room with fireplace, custom service bar and wall of stone and glass is the perfect venue for formal gatherings and entertaining. Guests can enjoy their stay in the separate casita. All gated and fenced. Offered at $3,950,000