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Refined Elegance

8 Carmel Woods
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
For Sale

Price $4,399,000

For Sale

Prepare to be genuinely impressed at this stunning Laguna Niguel estate in the highly sought-after guard-gated community of Ocean Ranch. Breathtaking ocean, coastline and sunset views imbue style and beauty throughout the home, which captures the timeless elegance of a graceful English manor. Every detail is given special attention, including rich wood and stone flooring, a main curving staircase with custom carpeting, a secondary staircase, white-paneled archways, a central step-down wet bar with granite countertops and beverage refrigerator, handsome crown molding, Venetian and faux wall treatments, and stylish lighting fixtures. Beyond a 2-story foyer, the main level exhibits a show-stopping powder room, a billiards room with fireplace, an ocean-view bedroom with bath, temperature-controlled secure wine room, a formal living room and a grand dining room with built-in buffet. A magnificent great room hosts an oversized fireplace, built-in entertainment cabinetry, remote blackout shades, 2 sets of sliding doors for indoor/outdoor living, and eye-catching custom-crafted millwork. Rich wood paneling and cabinetry highlight a 2-level library with coffered ceiling and an upper reading retreat with book shelves. Ocean vistas distinguish a chef-caliber kitchen adorned with peninsula bar seating, an enormous center island, a large casual morning room, built-in desk, custom tile work, a bay window, oversized walk-in pantry, and top-of-the-line appliances including 2 dishwashers, a warming drawer, Sub-Zero refrigerator and 6-burner gas cooktop. A 4-car garage and a convenient mud room with shoe and coat storage are also featured on the first floor. Upstairs, a grand piano-sized landing leads to 5 ensuite bedrooms that are joined by a media room with ocean-view deck, coffered ceiling, beverage drawer and built-in entertainment center. Double doors introduce a lavish master suite with ocean and sunset panoramas that hosts an oversized fireplace, new designer carpet, built-in entertainment center, dual vanities, sunken tub, steam shower, dressing area, white wood paneling, a walk-in closet with island, a hidden cedar-lined storage closet, and handsome stonework accenting floors, countertops and tub surrounds. Security, audio, central vacuum, phone and 4-zone heating and cooling systems are featured. Gaze upon the Pacific, twinkling lights and rolling hills from a resort-inspired backyard with pool, spa, raised fire pit with seating, exterior shower and a BBQ gazebo with bar seating. Featuring 24-hour roving security, a pool and spa, Ocean Ranch is convenient to trend-setting new restaurants and shopping, beaches, recreation and a luxurious Cinepolis theater.