19202 Santa Rita, Tarzana
Masterfully combining Architectural Digest quality with superb craftsmanship, this upscale single story 3 bedroom 4 bath residence offers graceful living in a resort-like setting with a detached guest cottage and sports court. Located on a sweeping 17,000+ square foot corner lot with impeccably manicured grounds, this residence is the embodiment of luxury! Indoor and outdoor spaces blend effortlessly through walls of French doors creating a fabulous flow to enjoy the sumptuous interior and enviable grounds. Classic sophistication defines the polished contemporary home which has been redesigned with the finest materials and great attention to detail. Gleaming wood floors, oversized crown moldings, vaulted and beamed ceilings, custom finishes, furniture grade built-ins and extensive use of natural stone lend to the homes stately elegance. Grand scale common rooms include a living room with fireplace, formal dining room overlooking the verdant exterior, and an oversized den with wet bar and fireplace (which can double as a movie/game room). Top of the line stainless steel appliances and a beautiful trestle ceiling highlight the gourmet center island kitchen which also offers a built-in banquette, custom cabinetry with ribbon glass accent doors, work station, breakfast bar, pantry space and access to a butler’s pantry/wine storage area. The home features two generously sized secondary ensuite bedrooms which complement the impressive master suite and its spa quality bath with multi-head steam shower and jetted tub. The lush pristine grounds are surrounded by mature landscaping and swaying palms which epitomize California’s relaxed outdoor lifestyle. The expansive grounds offer a firepit with built-in conversation area, oversized lanai with ceiling fans and heaters, pergola covered outdoor summer kitchen with bar seating, grotto styled pool and spa with cascading waterfall and water slide, sports court and a guest cottage with kitchenette and bath. Other amenities include a home office (could be quaint maid’s room), Smart Home system, Solar Power system, large laundry room, stylized ¾ guest bath, circular drive and gorgeous curb appeal.