Luxurious Mt. Helix living is elevated to dramatic new heights at this custom estate located on an expansive homesite of 1.39 acres in one of San Diego County’s most desirable residential enclaves. A long, private driveway lined with Italian cypress leads to a circular drive that introduces the grand residence, which hosts 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths in approx. 4,849 s.f. A formal entry introduces an open and bright floorplan that showcases abundant natural light, soaring beamed ceilings, a fireplace-warmed living room with built-in seating, a formal dining room with tray ceiling, and a delightful family room with fireplace and built-in cabinetry. Vast window expanses and numerous French doors welcome backyard and pool views into most living areas, including a magnificent chef-caliber kitchen that shines with granite countertops, custom cabinetry, a breakfast bar, an island, an adjacent den with built-in seating, and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances including dual ovens, a warming drawer and built-in refrigerator. Three secondary bedrooms are ensuite, including a main-level bedroom that is ideal as a guest suite or office. The luxe view-enriched primary suite reveals dramatic ceilings, a sitting area, large custom closet, and a spa-inspired bath with stand-alone soaking tub, dual sinks, a custom vanity with storage, and an opulent walk-in steam shower with marble surrounds and a built-in bench. Clerestory windows, wood and stone flooring, top-tier carpet, a sophisticated color palette, elegant lighting fixtures and an attached 3-car garage lend added style and convenience. San Diego’s world-famous climate makes it easy to enjoy gorgeous grounds that are distinguished by a resort pool and spa, a raised patio for sublime entertaining, rose gardens, and open space that is ideal as a play area, soccer field...the choices are nearly limitless. Wine enthusiasts will appreciate a lush vineyard featuring about 300 vines that currently include Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and more.