4840 Encino Ave, Encino
Polished refinement graces every aspect of this private gated tennis court estate. Exceptional quality & craftsmanship are evident throughout the incomparable 6 bedroom 10 bath residence. Natural light filters through walls of windows & numerous skylights while mature landscaping surrounds the property providing extreme privacy. Expansive rooms seamlessly transition to outdoor spaces creating the ultimate in California sophistication. Warmed by dark wood & limestone floors, voluminous ceilings & generous use of wood, the inviting home has been meticulously designed for both the casual & formal entertainer. Grand scale common rooms dot the flexible floor plan & include a den with full pub style bar, great room, family room with coffered ceilings, formal dining room & an upstairs media room with kitchenette & full bath (could be attached guest or in-laws quarters). The functionality & style of the epicurean kitchen is enhanced by an oversized marble island, granite counters, custom cabinetry, Wolf & SubZero appliances, walk-in pantry, cheerful breakfast area & a formal butler’s pantry with secondary dishwasher & prep sink. A large second floor loft features an office, morning bar & guest suite with balcony overlooking the verdant exterior. The refined elegance is continued in the palatial master suite which offers dual center island walk-in closets, a sitting room with fireplace & a luxurious bath with fireplace, spa tub & 2 person multi-head steam shower. A three room children’s wing features two ensuite bedrooms, private patio & a play room with fireplace & bath. Ideal for enjoying the temperate Southern California weather, the lush landscaped grounds feature a lighted North South tennis court with viewing pavilion & ½ bath, a sparkling pool/spa, grassy play area, covered patio, outdoor kitchen & an amazing enclosed lanai with fireplace. Other amenities include a smart home system, two chic powder rooms, multiple fireplaces, furniture grade built-ins, oversized mud room, maid’s quarters, an abundance of storage & a three car garage.