This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from November 26, 2012
Beautifully blending all of the elements that create an ideal family home, this recently redecorated French Normandy-inspired estate in Newport Coast's Pelican Hill enclave embraces sweeping canyon, city light and partial ocean views. Impressively sized at approximately 6,800 square feet, the luxurious residence features a grand 2-story foyer with magnificent staircase, 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, a versatile media room, large private office, walk-behind wet bar with marble countertops, formal and casual living areas, and an opulent master suite with marble counters, steam shower, spa tub, fireplace and intimate outdoor viewing deck. Under a gently arched ceiling, a gourmet chef's kitchen with marble countertops and abundant cabinetry offers a large center island, stainless steel Viking appliances, and 2 refrigerators. Throughout the home, residents will appreciate the added style of warm cherry wood and cream-colored French limestone flooring; custom-crafted woodwork, including crown moldings, arched doors, and custom built-in bookcases; custom paint and window treatments; 2 SubZero built-in wine coolers; central vacuum system; and finished 3-car garage. Crowned by a handsome slate roof, the coastal estate boasts a spacious homesite of approximately 22,000 square feet, which showcases a private, gated driveway and front entry, and a newly redesigned Santa-Barbara-influenced rear yard with lush landscaping, large infinity spa, 2 flagstone fireplaces, tranquil koi pond, contemporary stone fire ring, oversized lower view deck, and 2 cooking areas with individual entertainment systems.