Water Views
Listed By:
Suzanna Abovyan with Revel Real Estate;
Address
39250 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Price
$ 33,000,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#24354217
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyRIVERSIDE
  • CitySan Juan Capistrano
  • AreaOrtega-Orange County
  • Zip92562
  • StyleSingleFamilyResidence
  • Price$ 33,000,000
  • Bedrooms11
  • Full Bathrooms13
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage22920
  • Lot Size1225 Acres
Data Source:
California Regional MLS (CRMLS)
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.

Price History
2/29/2024 Listed $33,000,000

General Features

Interior Features CeilingFans,MultiplePrimarySuites,UtilityRoom,WalkInPantry,WineCellar,WalkInClosets,Workshop
Sewer SepticTypeUnknown
Heating Central
Cooling CentralAir
Possession CloseOfEscrow
Appliances Dishwasher,Refrigerator,Dryer,Washer
Zoning R-R
Garage Spaces 12.0
Pool Features Heated,InGround,Private,SaltWater
Security Features GatedCommunity
Year Built 1979
View Catalina,Canyon,Lake,Mountains,Ocean,Orchard,Panoramic,Pond,Pool,Pasture
Stories 1
Levels One,Two
Property SubType SingleFamilyResidence
Community Features Gated
County Riverside
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
HOA / Comm Assn No
Attached Garage No
Garage Y/N Yes
Other Structures Barns,GuestHouse,Gazebo,Sheds,Corrals
Special Listing Conditions Standard
Status ActiveUnderContract
Directions HWY 74 from SJC to Gabino Canyon Road (opposite Tree of Life Nursery). 3.8 miles on Gabino Canyon Road to Entrance.
City San Juan Capistrano
Disclosures Easements,WaterRights
Entry Location Main Level
View Y/N Yes
Senior Community Y/N No
MLS Area OR - Ortega/Orange County
Lot Size Units SquareFeet
Lot Size Square Feet 53361000.0
Private Pool Yes
Waterfront Y/N No
Carport Y/N No
Spa Features Heated,InGround
Property Attached Y/N No
Land Lease Y/N No
Home Warranty Y/N No
Lease Renewal Y/N No
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Lease Considered Y/N No
Rent Control Y/N No
Days on Market 75
Standard Status ActiveUnderContract
Property Sub Type Additional SingleFamilyResidence
Expected Active Date 2024-02-29
MobileHomeRemainsYN No

Interior Features

Furnished Y/N Unfurnished
Fireplace Features GuestAccommodations,LivingRoom,PrimaryBedroom,WoodBurning
Total Stories 1
Common Walls NoCommonWalls
Basement (Y/N) No
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Heating Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 13
Half Baths 2
Laundry Features Inside
Total Bedrooms 11
Electric On Property Y/N No
LivingAreaSource Appraiser
Total Baths 15

Exterior Features

Parking Features CircularDriveway,ControlledEntrance,Covered,Guest,Oversized,RVPotential,RVAccessParking,WorkshopinGarage
Lot Features Agricultural,HorseProperty,IrregularLot,Lawn,Landscaped,Ranch,Yard
Water Source Well
Total Parking 12.0
Lot Size Area 53361000.0
Spa Yes
Building Area Total 22920.0
Lot Size Acres 1225.0
Lot Size Source Owner
Crops Included Y/N No
Open Parking Y/N No
Horse Y/N Yes
Irrigation Water Rights Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 92562

Price
AVG $1.57M
$33M
Visits
AVG 248
1375
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1996
1979

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