Simply one of the finest residences in all of San Clemente’s Talega community, this spectacular ocean-view estate in the gated enclave of Lucia is without compare. Expansive grounds reveal six separate entertaining areas that are enriched with formal gardens, fruit trees and extensive brick and stone hardscaping. Enjoy a pool and spa with fountains, sprawling lawn, front and rear loggias, and an outdoor kitchen and bar with Twin Eagles BBQ, separate grill and burners, ice maker, Kegerator, refrigerator, top-loading beverage cooler and electric heaters. Heaters also warm a stunning covered outdoor pavilion with fireplace, speakers, lighting and an adjacent fire pit. Grand impressions continue throughout the highly customized residence, which presents 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths, including a junior master suite on the main level, in approximately 5,777 square feet. Spanish Pedra Viejo stone from Walker Zanger adorns the first floor, which hosts a 2-story circular foyer, and formal living and dining rooms with French doors to a peaceful and private courtyard with a delightful fountain. An office features custom built-ins, the great room exhibits an arched window, and an awe-inspiring kitchen is graced with an oversized island with seating, nook with built-ins, walk-in pantry, butler’s pantry with 2 built-in refrigerator/freezers, granite countertops, 2 Bosch dishwashers, a built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, wine refrigerator, Thermador oven and warming drawer, and a pro-level Thermador range with 6 burners, griddle and double oven. Whole-house audio, separate surround-sound systems, wrought-iron chandeliers, crown molding, rich stained woods and dramatic archways are featured in select areas. A bonus room with camera awaits at the top of an elegant staircase and displays a built-in home theater, security camera, and a deck overlooking the courtyard. Sumptuous Berber carpet adds elegance to the second level, which is home to a 4th bedroom with deck and an opulent master suite with Juliet balcony, ocean-view deck, sitting area with fireplace, dual walk-in closets with built-ins, soaking tub, shower with 2 spray heads, and Dori Royale tumbled marble countertops and tub surround. Merely moments from San Clemente’s beautiful pier and sandy beaches, master-planned Talega is a haven for recreation enthusiasts. Residents enjoy easy access to parks, a world-class golf course, swimming and tennis destinations and miles of trails, as well as award-winning schools and lively shopping centers.