A slice of paradise in East Lake Forest. This absolutely special, 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath masterpiece home hosts many magnificent features. The gallery foyer welcomes you. The woodwork in the living room is unique and has a story. You will love the hidden bar, bay window and grand fireplace. There is a first floor sun room with the most spectacular and soothing views. The formal dining room also has a gorgeous fireplace. The kitchen features a quaint separate eating area, granite counters and stunning views. The first floor also hosts a remarkable mud room which could accommodate a fitness room. The 5th bedroom is an "en-suite" and is located on the first floor and is currently being used as a grand office with a fireplace. The first floor family room, with its soaring beamed ceilings has gleaming hardwood floors and a lovely fireplace. The master suite "get-a-way" has a lovely bay window, walk-in closet and a very spacious bath. There is a second en-suite on the 2nd floor. You'll appreciate the 2nd floor laundry room. There is a great theater in the lower level and an abundance of storage. The back yard is truthfully a gardener's paradise. The elegant pool sits among a beautiful blue stone patio. There is also an outdoor accessed bathroom which is perfect when one has a pool. The gardens are "hit out of the park" sensational. The home sits near a beautiful ravine and the setting really is one of a kind. It sits in a peaceful location just minutes to the beach.