Aviara Drive: The Street of Dreams
Your own gate, on a very private gated street.
Perched atop a hill surrounded by the first nine holes of the private Arnold Palmer-designed Aviara Resort golf course, unobstructed Grand-Canyon-like ocean views are yours through floor-to-ceiling windows on both floors.
A 52-foot-wide travertine balcony runs the entire width of the second floor, overlooking the lush green canyon towards the sea.
Sitting 400 feet above sea level, your commanding view of the golf course, lagoon and Pacific Ocean extends across a 180º + panorama. A very clear day shows you Catalina Island. Enjoy the sun rising over the mountains to the east from the two front balconies, and numerous Green Flashes as the sun slips into the sea during crystal-clear winter sunsets. No fence obscures your view; it's out of sight, down the hill.
This one-of-a-kind custom-built resort home is for those who have everything. It may only be 5,074 square feet, but it's built like a much, much larger home with 24-karat gold finish faucets and towel bars with onyx trim. Windows are hardwood with true divided lights, there are mountains of storage in walls and walls of custom cabinets and hook-ups for two washers and two dryers.
The kitchen has a reverse-osmosis water purification system, two ovens, two warming ovens, two dishwashers, two Swiss-made kitchen sinks, and twin Sub-Zero refrigerator freezers.
Every bedroom has a full private bath and most have walk-in closets. Every one of the seven bathrooms has different full-custom marble or granite countertops. There's a wet bar with fridge in the master bedroom. The enormous travertine master shower has six valves (two are thermostatic) and loads of shower heads — as well as two Mr. Steam sauna outlets.
The grand staircase is travertine and light dimmers are everywhere. The lights outside the garages are timed astronomically so they set themselves as the seasons change. There is a fire pit and an vanishing-edge spa in the yard, one of the very few in existence.
Aerial view. The golf clubhouse is at the lagoon end of the street. The first hole is at the top of the photo on the lagoon. The course runs clockwise around the homes. The most desirable homes, like this one, are along hole 4 with the broadest views to the sea from the highest vantage point. Play continues to holes 5 and 6 underneath the photo, continuing back up and around the homes to the left to return to the clubhouse for the ninth hole. Holes 10 through 18 wrap around the resort, not seen on the far left outside the photo.
Ocean view from balcony.
Panoramic view from balcony. bigger.
Sometimes there's whitewater at South Carlsbad State Beach, at the top right.
Double rainbows over the golf course, as seen from your balcony.
A typical day's view of the sea.
Even the Jacuzzi has panoramic Grand-Canyon-like views.
The southern (left) part of the yard.
The northern (right) part of the yard.
The infinity-edge spa.
Unobstructed panoramic sunset views every night.
One of the front balconies.
Another front balcony.
One of several walls of cabinets.
Just some of the master bedroom. There's curved walls, a door to another balcony and a fireplace on the left.
More of several walls of cabinets, these in the master bath.
Some of the master closet.
Panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows downstairs, too.
Ocean views from everywhere.
There's much, much more to see than shown on this informal page. Buyer to verify all information. This is not a formal offer or listing to sell. For formal sales information:
A view from a street side balcony. No cars are left on the street; overnight parking is illegal.
A view from a rear balcony overlooking the fourth fairway to the Batiquitos Lagoon, San Clemente Island and the Pacific Ocean, a typical 180º view. (click for huge version)
A closer version of above. (click for huge version)
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