Enjoy the serene privacy afforded in this .49 acre setting looking out to panoramic views of the distant mountains! Located in coveted Rancho Verde Estates, this single level four bedroom plus office, four and one half bath, approx 3,543sf home offers a private front courtyard with fountain leading into a grande foyer with backlit dome. The formal dining room is one on side and a front office, den or possible 5th bedroom is located on the right. Straight ahead lies the formal living room with granite faced fireplace and French doors opening to an expansive stamped concrete covered patio with stone pillars and louvered cover allowing fresh air or complete protection. The kitchen is spacious and features a Butler’s Pantry, center island, built-in GE Monogram refrigerator and informal dining looking out to the patio, garden and view. It opens to the family room with stone face fireplace and surround sound speakers. New white plantation shutters were installed throughout approx 4 years ago. Privately located at one end, the master suite offers a sitting area with bay windows to the view. All bedrooms are en suite. Enjoy the close proximity to Lake Hodges and the scenic drive through Rancho Santa Fe to the beach communities!