Rivaling the area’s lavish resorts and opulent coastal retreats, this luxurious custom estate in Laguna Niguel’s most coveted guard-gated community of Bear Brand Ranch reaches—and surpasses—the pinnacle of refinement, beauty and prestige. Enviably set on a quiet single-loaded cul-de-sac street, the palatial residence is introduced by a gated circular driveway, formal landscaping shaded by mature trees, and a long driveway with porte cochere. Featuring 33,241 square feet, elevated grounds that are lush and private, with intimate patios, shaded loggias and a large rear lawn complementing a two-tiered lagoon-inspired pool with beach entry, spa, waterslide, waterfalls and a grotto. Large stone patios, a fire pit, an outdoor kitchen with BBQ bar, a sitting area with custom stone fireplace easily accommodating outdoor entertaining, and a detached pool/game house with secondary kitchen, full bath, laundry room, and slide-away doors to the pool and loggias. This serene setting harmonizes with a sumptuous interior that extends 13,083 square feet in two levels and reveals seven ensuite bedrooms, seven full and two half baths, a main-level suite, a formal living room with bay window, a formal dining room that opens to a patio with fountain, and a grand office/library. Fireplaces warm key rooms in the residence, and archways, hand-crafted millwork, coffered and tray ceilings, an elevator, and numerous wet bars are featured throughout. A double-height foyer with floating circular staircase acts as an appropriately elegant center to the home, which also hosts an upper-level bonus room, a luxe “4D” professional theater with enormous screen, supreme sound quality, the finest finishes and tiered leather seating for 12+. For casual gatherings, the family room opens to the backyard, a morning room, a walk-in bar, and a chef’s kitchen with island, peninsula, granite countertops, a butler’s pantry, walk-in pantry, and a high-end appliances including a double Sub-Zero refrigerator, two dishwashers, four Viking ovens, warmers and a Viking range. An elevator, laundry rooms on each level, and dual six-car garage are also showcased.