This elegant “Castle” estate sits high on a hilltop situated on 2.9 acres of thoughtfully and meticulously landscaped grounds, in the highly desirable gated community of Hunt Club, just minutes to St. Margaret’s, close proximity to charming downtown San Juan Capistrano, Amtrak, beach, and easy freeway access. Upon approach a private gated entrance greets you and as you come up the driveway your eye is immediately drawn to the exquisite and flawless landscaping, A stone pathway leads you to the entrance. Upon entrance, you are warmly greeted by Jerusalem Limestone floors, stunning custom iron work, a grand two story foyer, fresh paint and carpet, and a bright and open floor plan seamlessly connecting the kitchen to the living room and leading to the inviting, sunny backyard. Truly a family backyard with pool and spa, and lazy river with a large grotto, covered outdoor kitchen complete with dishwasher, refrigerator and lots of cabinet space, elegant wrought iron gazebo, limestone covered sundeck, waterfalls, a multitude of covered and uncovered entertaining areas one of which has a large cozy fireplace, not to mention the outdoor theater that is sure to be a smash hit for movie night! A separate pool house, washer dryer outlet and its own water heater. Outdoor sound system with multiple speakers covers the entire back yard and integrates with the indoor sound system. This backyard has it ALL! The main home is marked by extreme care, meticulously maintained it features 5 Bedrooms, dual offices (one with private entrance), Media/Bonus Room, oversized gourmet kitchen with large center island and cooktop, 3 dishwashers, granite counters and top of the line appliances. Spacious family and living rooms with fireplaces. The upper level offers a spacious master bedroom with an elevated sleeping area with fireplace, full walk-in closet with center island that contains a glass topped jewelry display case, retreat with access to a large private, serene balcony and a massive en-suite bathroom featuring claw foot tub, separate shower and heated floors. There are 3 additional bedrooms, two of which feature balconies and en- suite baths. Smart home features throughout including voice activated garage doors, lights, locks, thermostat and music inside and out. Oversized 4 car garage with a massive storage area above the garage. Additional parking for at least 6 cars. This is a truly magnificent family home that has been meticulously maintained. A must see home!