Property Description 25342 Derbyhill Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Experience the finest of Nellie Gail Ranch living in Laguna Hills, where this fully remodeled custom estate presents a private world of luxury and refinement. First impressions are memorable, with a gated motorcourt, meticulously manicured mature landscaping, and stone and masonry hardscaping complementing a regal English Manor-inspired exterior with a turret-crowned entrance, Juliet balconies, genuine copper trim and a slate roof. Located on a cul-de-sac street, the sizable homesite reveals an award-winning pebble-finished pool and spa, enchanting lighting, a covered patio with fireplace, a built-in BBQ center, a 3/4 after-swim bathroom, and a separate heated loggia with outdoor shower. Expanded to include approximately 8,800 square feet, the generously proportioned residence ensures comfort for all with 7 bedrooms, 9 baths, and a guest house with kitchen and separate entrance. A dramatic staircase anchors the foyer, which leads to a formal living room with fireplace that showcases French limestone, a formal dining room that opens to an intimate side yard, and a solid-walnut-finished office that won 1st place in an Orange County interior design competition. Casual entertaining is accommodated in a sprawling great room and kitchen area that showcases a stone fireplace, French doors that open to the backyard, a walk-in wet bar with fold-away window to the patio, and a spacious wine cellar. Crafted by Bentwood, the custom kitchen features an abundance of wood cabinetry, leathered-granite countertops, a walk-in pantry, massive island, built-in desk, 2 farmhouse sinks, a morning room, Thermador pro-line range with pot filler, a cabinet-matched built-in refrigerator and freezer, 2 Miele dishwashers and a built-in Wolf steamer. Upstairs, the bonus room offers ample room for a media space and pool table, and the opulent primary suite boasts a dual-tray ceiling, fireplace-warmed sitting room, 2 walk-in closets with furniture-caliber built-ins, a sauna, rain shower, spa tub and a steam room. Enviable amenities include solid walnut flooring, Maslan carpet, Walker Zanger tile, designer paint, elegant lighting fixtures, exquisite millwork, security and WiFi systems, new AC, whole-house audio, 80-panel owned solar, and a 4-car garage with electric car chargers.