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11 Needle Grass, Irvine CA 92603
Inspired by exceptional properties throughout the southern region of France, this sprawling estate is truly authentic, transporting all who visit to the French countryside through its design, vintage materials and unique site. At the end of a secluded lane within the guard-gated community of Shady Canyon, this breathtaking villa is perched atop a 1-acre promontory with no nearby neighbors and sweeping vistas of rolling hills, city lights and distant ocean. The nearly 12,500 sf, 5 bedroom, 8 bath home is infused with natural light. Every finish and detail has been meticulously selected and artisan crafted to be of the highest quality, and to reflect the warmth and charm of rural French living. The majority of the home sits at ground-level and is designed for effortlessly elegant living and entertaining - indoors and on the expansive grounds - with walls of French doors throughout that open to sheltered courtyards + terraces, formal gardens, an outdoor kitchen + bar, pool + spa, pool house and alfresco cigar lounge. Inside, there is a spectacular great room with high, barrel vaulted ceiling and towering stone fireplace. For relaxed day-to-day living, the home offers a comfortable family room and wonderful chef s kitchen with adjacent glass-walled morning room. The main-level master wing includes a stately bedchamber, marble-clad bath and walk-through wardrobe which leads to an adjoining bedroom suite. This is a property for true aficionados of fine living and authentic design.