Rare to market, this exquisite ranch estate is located in the gate-guarded private community of Rancho Carrillo, an enchanting area surrounded by 39,000 acres of stunning canyon + wilderness beauty. This estate is home to 2.5 acres of private property, including an equestrian area w/ pristine resources for up to 6 horses. Nestled amidst a canopy of oaks, this gorgeous 4 bedroom, 3 bath residence has been recently remodeled w/ thoughtful, curated design elements throughout. Drenched in light, this single-level home shines with impressive architectural details. With a unique split-level layout, each living space is uniquely defined yet still offers a seamless open flow. Breathtaking 25-foot floor to ceiling windows in the living room, double tray ceilings + custom moulding. Designed for entertaining, you will enjoy the fabulous chef-inspired kitchen w/ large center island w/ seating for five, stainless-steel Thermador appliances, built-in refrigerator all set amidst chic white cabinetry, divine walk-in pantry and gorgeous granite counters. Complementary double ovens, veggie sink, built-in coffee/espresso machine + wine fridge make it perfect for entertaining! A spacious guest room with murphy bed, currently used as an office is tucked away off the kitchen area. Just steps up from the main living area find the expansive primary bedroom suite with fireplace and recently remodeled master bath for restoration and renewal. Two other charming guest rooms and full bath complete this tranquil part of the home. Whether you are riding the horses or taking a stroll on the spectacular property, spending time outside will be a favorite part of the day. Linger in the resort style back yard with lush landscaping, saltwater pool with spa, soothing fountains and award-winning koi ponds. With multiple vignettes for outdoor seating and dining, you will be transported to another world in this beautiful yard. Your horses will be well taken care of in the equestrian area complete with six stalls, room for a round pen, hay/tack storage, a wash rack and large turnouts with shaded oak trees. Ride out your gate through miles of US Forest Service trails. Rancho Carrillo is a unique community of 75 exclusive ranches located off Ortega Hwy, 8 miles east San Juan Capistrano. Embracing country charm, the residents in this community savor its seclusion, yet enjoy the proximity to the beach communities of San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point and San Clemente just minutes away. Welcome Home!