For those who dream of owning a sublime custom estate, the search ends at this near-new residence in guard-gated Covenant Hills at Ladera Ranch. Nestled on a homesite of nearly 14,815 s.f. behind its own set of private gates, the estate showcases a gated entry courtyard, 8.5'-deep pool with spa and waterfall, an oversized BBQ island with pizza oven, a step-down sitting area with fire pit, and a lavish California Room with see-through fireplace, heater and movie projector. Mesmerizing sunset, valley, hill and city-light views accentuate both the backyard's beauty and the overwhelming comfort and luxury of the residence's interior, which extends approx. 4,924 s.f. Enjoy 5 ensuite bedrooms, including one on the main level, an office with custom built-ins, a game room, den with built-in media center, formal rooms, a 4-car garage, and a great room with surround-sound, fireplace and slide-away doors to the backyard. Classic style meets modern flair in a spacious kitchen with island, deluxe appliances, casual dining area, beamed ceiling, butler's pantry, marble countertops and walk-in pantry. A smart-home system controls many of the estate's systems, and extras include contemporary lighting, whole-house audio and wood flooring. Warmed by an elegant stacked-stone fireplace, the master suite reveals a large covered view deck, walk-in closet with custom furniture-caliber built-ins, a stand-alone tub, and a multi-head marble-finished shower.