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39250 Ortega Highway

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92562
  • $33,000,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 55 Days
  • ID#: 24354217
$33,000,000
  • 11
    BEDS
  • 1225
    ACRES
  • 13
    BATHS
  • 2
    1/2 BATHS
  • 22,920
    SQFT
  • $1,440
    $/SQFT
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1979
County:

School Ratings & Info

Listing Agent(s): Benjamin Bacal of Revel Real Estate (310-717-5522) and Suzanna Abovyan of ()


Description

Immerse yourself in the rare luxury of this Tuscan-style villa near historic San Juan Capistrano. This magical 1200-acre estate offers sweeping views of foothills and mountains, creating an idyllic retreat. Formerly owned by celebrities like Bruce Brown and Dick Marconi, this property exudes California luxury, embraced by nature's beauty and enriched by the storied ownership of iconic personalities.The compound, surrounded by lush greenery, features over 23,000 lemon and 1,200 olive trees. Imported bare root from Italy, these olive trees belong to a 3000-year-old strain, adding a touch of ancient elegance to the landscape. Enhancing the sense of tranquility, a private 2-acre lake and four ponds grace the landscape. Exquisite stonework, with each stone quarried from the property, effortlessly blends with the botanical beauty. The entrance courtyard features a bronze statue of a wild boar "Porcellino" from Florence. At the edge of the pool stands a 15 ft statue of Poseidon, while multiple bronze and marble statues, along with a full-size terracotta Chinese warrior statue, contribute to the opulence of this extraordinary place.The main residence offers over 5,000 sq ft of living space, including 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The loggia overlooking the lake creates a serene atmosphere. The rustic kitchen, equipped with a Viking range and an oversized Sub-Zero fridge, combines functionality with style. The primary suite features floor-to-ceiling windows, a fireplace, walk-in closets, and a spa-like bath with a step-up tub and a large shower. The second master, guest bedrooms, and den seamlessly blend into the character of the house.A special ventilation system ensures a perfect environment in the wine and cigar lounge, with a 3,000-bottle temperature-controlled wine storage room for connoisseurs to savor the finest selections. The private chapel holds a replica of Michelangelo's "La Pieta," in the 2,000 sq ft office/library and museum. Natural light floods into the north-facing floor-to-ceiling windows of the art studio, offering over 2,000 sq ft of space dedicated to creativity. Complete with a bathroom and storage area, this studio is a haven for artistic expression. Adjacent, an equally large art gallery features museum-quality lighting, showcasing artwork in its finest form.Exceptional amenities like a helicopter pad, short and long-distance gun range, a two-bedroom guest house, and a fully equipped fitness center add a unique dimension to the property. While stargazers explore the skies from the observatory, the wine gazebo offers a tranquil setting to savor exquisite vintages. The 12-car garage provides 2,200 sq ft of space for prized automotive collections. A well-equipped over 2,000 sq ft workshop caters to hobbyists and craftsmen alike. The employee triplex ensures 2,100 sq ft of living quarters for the staff.Thoughtfully designed to harmonize with nature, a 70-acre wildlife sanctuary provides a haven for diverse species such as llamas, eland, zebras, and a giraffe. Equestrian grounds feature a 6-stall barn, a horse riding arena, and a network of trails that wind throughout the expansive ranch, providing a picturesque setting for horseback adventures. Spacious dog kennels and an aviary add to the diversity of animal life on the property. Lakes and ponds throughout the estate may be stocked according to preference.Embrace unparalleled peace and tranquility within this private oasis. This extraordinary estate, surrounded by nature's beauty and thoughtfully designed amenities, offers a retreat from the outside world. Whether savoring the exquisite architectural details or immersing yourself in the diverse animal habitats, every element has been curated to provide a sense of serenity. The allure of California luxury is palpable with panoramic views extending all the way from Mexico to the Channel Islands. Experience the epitome of refined living, where each day is a celebration of life in the embrace of Mother Nature.

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2024-04-25T00:33:35.047. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Mainstreet Realtors®. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
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39250 Ortega Highway San Juan Capistrano, CA 92562

  • Price: $33,000,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 55 Days
  • ID#: 24354217
11
Beds
13
Baths
2
½ Baths
1225
Acres
22,920
SQFT
$1,440
$/SQFT
1979
Built
Neighborhood:
OR - Ortega/Orange County
County:
Riverside
Area:
OR - Ortega/Orange County
Property Description
Immerse yourself in the rare luxury of this Tuscan-style villa near historic San Juan Capistrano. This magical 1200-acre estate offers sweeping views of foothills and mountains, creating an idyllic retreat. Formerly owned by celebrities like Bruce Brown and Dick Marconi, this property exudes California luxury, embraced by nature's beauty and enriched by the storied ownership of iconic personalities.The compound, surrounded by lush greenery, features over 23,000 lemon and 1,200 olive trees. Imported bare root from Italy, these olive trees belong to a 3000-year-old strain, adding a touch of ancient elegance to the landscape. Enhancing the sense of tranquility, a private 2-acre lake and four ponds grace the landscape. Exquisite stonework, with each stone quarried from the property, effortlessly blends with the botanical beauty. The entrance courtyard features a bronze statue of a wild boar "Porcellino" from Florence. At the edge of the pool stands a 15 ft statue of Poseidon, while multiple bronze and marble statues, along with a full-size terracotta Chinese warrior statue, contribute to the opulence of this extraordinary place.The main residence offers over 5,000 sq ft of living space, including 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The loggia overlooking the lake creates a serene atmosphere. The rustic kitchen, equipped with a Viking range and an oversized Sub-Zero fridge, combines functionality with style. The primary suite features floor-to-ceiling windows, a fireplace, walk-in closets, and a spa-like bath with a step-up tub and a large shower. The second master, guest bedrooms, and den seamlessly blend into the character of the house.A special ventilation system ensures a perfect environment in the wine and cigar lounge, with a 3,000-bottle temperature-controlled wine storage room for connoisseurs to savor the finest selections. The private chapel holds a replica of Michelangelo's "La Pieta," in the 2,000 sq ft office/library and museum. Natural light floods into the north-facing floor-to-ceiling windows of the art studio, offering over 2,000 sq ft of space dedicated to creativity. Complete with a bathroom and storage area, this studio is a haven for artistic expression. Adjacent, an equally large art gallery features museum-quality lighting, showcasing artwork in its finest form.Exceptional amenities like a helicopter pad, short and long-distance gun range, a two-bedroom guest house, and a fully equipped fitness center add a unique dimension to the property. While stargazers explore the skies from the observatory, the wine gazebo offers a tranquil setting to savor exquisite vintages. The 12-car garage provides 2,200 sq ft of space for prized automotive collections. A well-equipped over 2,000 sq ft workshop caters to hobbyists and craftsmen alike. The employee triplex ensures 2,100 sq ft of living quarters for the staff.Thoughtfully designed to harmonize with nature, a 70-acre wildlife sanctuary provides a haven for diverse species such as llamas, eland, zebras, and a giraffe. Equestrian grounds feature a 6-stall barn, a horse riding arena, and a network of trails that wind throughout the expansive ranch, providing a picturesque setting for horseback adventures. Spacious dog kennels and an aviary add to the diversity of animal life on the property. Lakes and ponds throughout the estate may be stocked according to preference.Embrace unparalleled peace and tranquility within this private oasis. This extraordinary estate, surrounded by nature's beauty and thoughtfully designed amenities, offers a retreat from the outside world. Whether savoring the exquisite architectural details or immersing yourself in the diverse animal habitats, every element has been curated to provide a sense of serenity. The allure of California luxury is palpable with panoramic views extending all the way from Mexico to the Channel Islands. Experience the epitome of refined living, where each day is a celebration of life in the embrace of Mother Nature.
Exterior Features

Attached Garage YN No Entry Location Main Level Horse YN Yes Lot Features AgriculturalHorse PropertyIrregular LotLawnLandscapedRanchYard Other Structures Barn(s)Guest HouseGazeboShed(s)Corral(s) Parking Features Circular DrivewayControlled EntranceCoveredGuestOversizedRV PotentialRV Access/ParkingWorkshop in Garage Parking Total 12 Pool Features HeatedIn GroundPrivateSalt Water Pool Private YN Yes Spa Features HeatedIn Ground Spa YN Yes View CatalinaCanyonLakeMountain(s)OceanOrchardPanoramicPondPoolPasture View YN Yes

Interior Features

Appliances DishwasherRefrigeratorDryerWasher Common Walls No Common Walls Cooling Central Air Cooling YN Yes Fireplace Features Guest AccommodationsLiving RoomPrimary BedroomWood Burning Fireplace YN Yes Furnished Unfurnished Heating Central Heating YN Yes Interior Features Ceiling Fan(s)Multiple Primary SuitesUtility RoomWalk-In PantryWine CellarWalk-In Closet(s)Workshop

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN Yes Association YN No Community Features Gated Disclosures Easement(s)Water Rights Garage YN Yes Laundry Features Inside Levels OneTwo Listing Agreement Exclusive Right To Sell Listing Service Full Service New Construction YN No Possession Close Of Escrow Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Security Features Gated Community Senior Community YN No Sewer Septic Type Unknown Special Listing Conditions Standard Water Source Well Zoning R-R



Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2024-04-25T00:33:35.047. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Mainstreet Realtors®. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
 
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Listing Agent(s): Benjamin Bacal of Revel Real Estate (310-717-5522) and Suzanna Abovyan of ()