a grand Santa Barbara inspired custom Estate with breathtaking views

18731 Via Palatino, Irvine, CA 92603

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  • Bedrooms: 4Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4½Bathrooms: 4½
  • House size: 4,637 SFHouse size: 4,637 SF
  • Lot size: 21,300 SFLot size: 21,300 SF
  • LibraryLibrary

Extraordinary Custom Home with Forever Views in Turtle Rock Hills Community

Discover California living at its finest in this grand Santa Barbara inspired custom estate built in 2015, where forever views and unparalleled luxury await in the hills of Turtle Rock. Situated on nearly half an acre of land, you’ll be spoiled with privacy, serenity, sophistication and brilliant sunsets enjoyed from this extraordinary residence. See nightly Disneyland fireworks, soak in the dazzling city lights, watch the planes land at John Wayne Airport and see Palos Verdes peninsula and downtown LA on clear days! In addition, this exceptional residence offers architecture that intentionally frames the magnificent views with towering windows and doors, along with soaring ceilings ranging from 10 to 20 feet throughout. 

Bathed with an abundance of natural light, the open floor plan seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living, allowing you to enjoy the stunning views from every corner of the house. The beautiful, freshly painted Santa Barbara exterior welcomes you and, as you step inside, you will be in awe of the immediate unobstructed views. The main great room features 20-ft ceilings accessed by a sweeping staircase, three sets of 8-ft French doors and a gas fireplace with classic surrounds.  

This home continues to show off the unexpected with a beautiful separate library with 16-ft ceilings wrapped with custom built-ins from floor to ceiling and a custom ladder on rollers allowing access to it all. Additional features include an oversized three-car garage, convenient mud room off the garage, separate powder room, and huge storage closet.  

At the heart of the home is a massive great room and kitchen where you will enjoy 12-ft ceilings and listen to relaxing music from the built-in Bose sound system, with speakers in most every room of the house. Highlights of the gourmet kitchen include freshly painted cabinetry complementing the stunning granite countertops, high-end Wolfe stainless steel appliances, an abundance of storage, convenient counter seating, breakfast nook and a separate walk-in pantry. 

The adjoining oversized family room includes a fireplace and sliding doors to the backyard, making it perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining. 

The oversized primary suite offers sweeping views, a private balcony, a spa-inspired bathroom with dual vanities, separate large shower with custom Walker Zanger surrounds, a deep soaking tub and an oversized walk-in closet that is a dream. 

The main level includes two additional bedrooms: one with an ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet, and the other with an adjoining hall compartmented bathroom featuring dual sinks and a large step-in shower. 

The lower-level bedroom has separate access from the side yard and an ensuite bathroom. 

Perfect for quiet relaxation and ideal for hosting parties with family and friends, enjoy the ultimate outdoor living space with a backyard oasis including a salt water, PebbleTec pool and spa, sprawling greens, separate elevated dining pad, built-in BBQ and outdoor shower, all of which are surrounded by lush landscaping, mature fruit trees, manicured hedges and blooming flowers and plumeria trees, enclosed by a view-enhancing transparent fence.  

Located in the exclusive Turtle Rock community of Hills President homes, this one-of-a-kind custom home offers the perfect blend of tranquility and convenience. Enjoy easy access to award-winning Turtle Rock Elementary and University High School and to the coveted community facilities including tennis courts, basketball court and pools. Live within 10 minutes of fine dining, world class shopping, California beaches, golf courses and more. 

Experience the perfect harmony of luxury, comfort, and natural beauty in this one-of-a-kind custom estate!



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Pegi’s knowledge comes from over 38 years of working and living in Southern California. Her experience includes working for various home builders as the Director of Marketing, VP of Sales & Marketing and then owning and operating her own sales and marketing consulting business, and receiving numerous awards for excellence.

Pegi DiRienzo
Principal Broker, Realtor®
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