Your quest for the ultimate in luxury, style, views and location will be rewarded at this spectacular custom-caliber residence in the gated enclave of Careyes at Talega in San Clemente. An elevated homesite measuring 9,714 square feet is enriched with panoramic golf course and hill views, complete with a peek at the ocean in the distance. Paver decking and new landscaping complements a gated entry courtyard with fireplace and backyard patios that are home to a loggia and built-in BBQ. Dramatic architecture graces generously proportioned interiors that span approximately 4,855 square feet and feature five ensuite bedrooms, five-and-one-half baths, a detached casita with kitchenette, and a formal living room with custom glass-enclosed wine room. A two-story foyer with elegant staircase leads the way to a formal dining room as well as a kitchen and family room that are highlighted by a butler’s pantry with under-counter refrigerator and freezer, a handsome fireplace, surround sound, white cabinetry with leaded-glass uppers, granite countertops, a built-in refrigerator, Thermador six-burner range with griddle, and stainless steel KitchenAid appliances. The main floor also showcases a sophisticated master suite with loggia access, leaded-glass windows, a fireplace, sitting area, dual walk-in closets, separate sinks, a soaking tub, tiled shower and sit-down vanity. Wood ceilings, bold wood beams, stylish archways, whole-house indoor/outdoor audio, plantation shutters, new carpet, new paint, travertine tile and Richard Marshall walnut flooring lend distinction throughout. Upstairs, a loft-style bonus room features golf course views from a Juliet balcony, and hallways overlook the foyer. An attached three-car garage boasts an electric car charger. Talega’s Liberty Park, hosting swimming, ball fields and tennis courts, is close to Careyes, and the beaches and pier of San Clemente are minutes from home.