Brilliantly renovated down to the studs, this privately gated contemporary offers sophistication, luxury, and relaxation. Nestled in the hills of Encino south of the Boulevard, this phenomenal retreat boasts a pristine residence with five bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, a custom home theater, and an open layout that caters to indoor-outdoor living, extending style and ease to a paradise-inspired backyard. Surrounded by palms, the gate reveals a grass stripe circular driveway that speaks to the attention to detail and passion for design poured into this property. A pivot steel front door opens to a grand residence with high ceilings, large format stone floors, custom built-ins, premium finishes, and ample natural light. Picture yourself relaxing on your sofa while the in-ceiling speakers fill the space with your favorite playlist. Primed for cooking and entertaining, the kitchen features custom walnut cabinetry, porcelain countertops, Miele appliances, a hidden pantry, three ovens, and a pot filler over a state-of-the-art range. Pocket glass doors lead out to a private oasis backyard with a dining patio, barbecue, firepit, and pool featuring waterfalls and a slide. Back inside, continue exploring the main level to find three bedrooms, a laundry room, and a movie theater. A large deck and two more bedrooms await upstairs, including an expansive primary suite with a fireplace and dual walk-in closets. The adjacent spa-inspired bathroom boasts a soaking tub, dual vanities, and a grand walk-in shower with three showerheads. Skylights bathe the top floor in sunlight. Other highlights include a two-car garage, Control4 smart home automation system, and security cameras. Enjoy nearby hiking trails, and easy access to dining and shopping along Ventura Boulevard and the 101 freeway.