Experience California Central Coast Luxury Living at its Finest!
Originally listed at $3,750,000, Casa Encantada Estate is being sold, at online auction. fully-furnished, turn-key and move-in ready. This fine and unique custom home was architecturally planned by Richard E. Oliphant, structurally upgraded by Lampman and Smith, and interior designed by world-class Cheryl Rodgers Interiors. The entire estate, including landscaping, is a perfectly replicated Lake Como-Bellagio Tuscan Estate with artistic features at every turn. The home and property can be used in multiplicity of ways: As a very quiet residence and R & R getaway; An upscale bed and breakfast income property (with separate entrances for three themed en-suite master bedrooms); As a glamorous corporate retreat; And as a special event facility for weddings, parties, or meetings; and much more! This exquisite estate home features the finest in custom furnishings plus special cabinetry, countertops, flooring and wall coverings. The home also features upholstery, window and bed coverings from the Hearst Castle Collection of fabrics by Kravet. Nearly every piece of furniture was designed and then custom-built specifically for each themed room; and the home then filled with seven different classifications of fine art; including numerous bronzes, oil paintings, tapestries and ceramics.
As you enter this 3,443± square foot home across the beautiful large Veranda, the crystal chandelier-lighted marble Foyer introduces several fine works of art and sculpture. Then experience an exquisite Music Room with a $100,000 Yamaha Baby Grand Piano with PianoDisc™ player storing 10 hard-disc music libraries; A classic Loggia with expansive mountain views adjoins; Enjoy a fully-equipped Media Room with professional-grade video and audio equipment for the latest surround-sound movies with music throughout the home; Fully relax in 3 fully-furnished and luxurious “themed” en-suite master bedrooms – Bellagio, Portofino and Venetian (including jetted whirlpool tubs in two) and each bedroom having their own private entrance. The Bellagio, the largest of the 3 bedrooms, also offers a warm fireplace with a large flat screen television and 7-speaker surround sound. For the executive and business-owner, the Cherrywood Study, a high-level home-office with oversized custom desk, computer credenza and high-speed Internet (100Mbs) makes online work easy! A newly remodeled Gourmet Kitchen with stainless steel Viking™ Appliances, oversized island, Bordeaux Fire granite countertops and glass dining table for eight, offers fine dining for the discerning host. The Grand Room, a large room to congregate with guests and relax in front of the massive stone wall fireplace and watch television, or play video games; and the adjoining Sunset Courtyard (W) and Grand Patio (E), both with natural gas BBQ hookups, round out the entertainment wing of the estate.
This home also features lighting by FineArt™ throughout the property, a fully-equipped Fitness Center with professional grade Life Fitness™ equipment, 3-person Canadian Redwood infrared sauna with CD player as well as an 8-person Jacuzzi™ whirlpool spa in the Sunrise Courtyard. All of the Milgard™ windows and sliding glass doors exposed to the sun are tinted and 99.8% UV protected. The estate includes an insulated 3-car garage with abundant storage cabinetry and large circular parking area for fine automobiles.
The mesa hilltop location has its own temperate “micro-climate,” in the orchard with outdoor temperatures (confirmed by a local meteorologist) typically 3-5 degrees warmer than at the top. The home is heavily insulated and according to the owner, has no need for furnace heat in the winter nor air conditioning in summer (A/C not even installed), keeping utility bills low. It doesn’t get any better than this!
The landscaping of this 1.2± acre estate is also Tuscan-themed and has even been featured in local newspapers. It is fully-irrigated, immaculately maintained, and offers a unique strolling flagstone pathway down a magical Fairy Tale Lane; Visit Halfway House Greenhouse, Orchard House, numerous flower gardens, and a large outdoor wood fire pit with 360° views. Fairy Tale Lane ends where Orchard Lane begins, with your own grove of sweet Meyer Lemons, orange, plum, peach and apricot trees and a large raised-bed vegetable garden. Water for household and landscaping use can be accessed from an on-site 30 gal/min high-purity well or one can choose city water which is reverse osmosis filtered in the home. Should the future owner wish, there is the option to build a guest house/caretaker’s residence or event staging facility on site; and/or a multi-vehicle garage and workshop; perfect for the automobile collector and craftsman. This estate is close to all nearby shopping, schools and recreational activities including three world-class golf courses (10 minutes away); Pismo Beach; and both the San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Wine Country.
Written up in newspapers and acclaimed as a “Showhome of the Central Coast,” Casa Encantada truly defines an ‘enchanted villa.’ Immerse yourself in fine art, plush interiors, and fairy tale landscaping; and indulge your imagination in this 21st Century perfectly re-created Tuscan Estate which is truly unlike any other.
For even more information about the property and the fairy tale story of Casa Encantada, go to www.CasaEncantadaEstateCA.com.
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