Walking through the front beam trellis loggia into a romantic courtyard you are drawn back in time to where dedicated artisans hand built Tuscan villas with stone, brick, and Venetian plaster walls. Masterfully imagined by renowned Real Estate Developer & Builder as his primary residence, James Ring and designed by award winning architect, John Reed AIA, the estate is truly one of the finest examples of picturesque countryside architecture with impeccable grounds and landscaping in southern California. First time ever on the market, this treasure behind the notable gates at The Estates features 11,488 square feet which has been meticulously crafted with form and function in mind. Situated on nearly one and a half acres of manicured landscaping, with endless mountain views, the mature trees create a totally private setting. A hillside waterfall spills into a natural Koi pond creating a tranquil refuge under shade tree canopies.The inviting romantic courtyard entrance leads to large glass entry doors where the Versailles pattern stone flooring and magnificently placed century old hand hewn solid beam ceilings create a seamless transition from inside to outside. All living spaces open to the gardens and European terraces. A balanced country kitchen featuring two sizable islands, custom pizza oven, state of the art built-in appliances, a butlers pantry with built in Miele espresso machine, with an adjoining Italian artisan designed delightful breakfast dining area dinette surrounded in natural evergreens and manicured geometric hedges. Filling the air with harmony and fragrance, the amorous grounds tender a passion of ownership and adventure. A Master Suite retreat is built with elegance and charm and captivating views of the Malibu conservancy from its panoramic windows and private open-air terrace with fireplace. Two private master spa baths each with meticulously designed individual personalized walk-in closets. Five additional en-suite bedrooms each designed with unique tile and glass finishes and personal amenities. A lower level entertainments retreat features a state of the art 15 seat marvelous home theater with a mini kitchen and snack bar and a personal motion picture system to match the intensity of your movie. A wine tasting room and dedicated temperature controlled 800 bottle wine storage. A gentleman’s library with warmth and elegance featuring fireplace, custom library built-ins, and wood coffered ceilings. Smart home accommodation by Crestron features full estate control. A European resort pool surrounded by Mediterranean gardens advance to a detached guest/pool house with full bath. An exquisite outdoor kitchen and entertainment bar with commercial quality appliances and amenities. A car enthusiast’s gallery garage accommodating up to nine vehicles plus an additional attached garage for three vehicles. Unmatched and incomparable quality in form, style, and function, The Tuscan Villa at The Estates, Calabasas.
Managing Partner, Calabasas, Sherman Oaks & Studio City
Structural StyleSingle Family Detached
Featuresdouble gated community, views of malibu conservancy, tri level, private home theater, smart home