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Listing 4 out of 60
$17,950,000 New For Sale

4840 El Secreto
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

7 beds, 8 full, 6 partial baths | Single Family Home
12,417 sq ft; lot: 12.02 acres - MLS# 180015561
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Custom designed for an iconic San Diego family, this timeless classic has been freshly modernized while still highlighting the extraordinary architecture & seamless indoor/outdoor living. The spacious floor plan separates family, guest, & staff bedrooms into private wings & the master retreat offers his & her closets & vanities, exercise rm, 2nd office, & perfect proximity to the kids' rooms. Set on 12+ acres complete w/equestrian facilities, tennis ct, sand volleyball court, & resort-style pool & spa., This property stands out like no other! Unrivaled quality, cutting edge technology, and the utmost in modern luxury are evident throughout this one-of-a-kind estate. Some of the amenities include property-wide multi-zoned sound system, Crestron home automation, Lutron lighting with one-touch options, and radiant heated floors. The expansive 12 acre property is comprised of two parcels each with a separate gated entrance – one servicing the home and the other leading to the stunning barn with 6 indoor/outdoor stalls, a tack room, commercial laundry facility, and rider's lounge. An authentic Old West style saloon has lift-and-slide doors out to a covered BBQ patio overlooking the beach volleyball court. There is a separate equipment garage and equestrians will love the 3 grassy pastures, riding ring, and direct access to the RSF Covenant's 50+ mile trail system. Convenient west side location with the soccer park and baseball fields just a short walk away. Gorgeous award-winning landscaping provides the ultimate backdrop for the tropical, resort-style pool area w/fireplace, waterfall, and cabana w/kitchen, sauna, & bath.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: San Diego County
  • Zip Code: 92067
  • Year Built: 1999
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Covenant
  • School District: Rancho Santa Fe, San Dieguito Union High
  • Sq.Ft.: 12,417 sq ft
  • Stories: 2 Story
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Full Baths: 8
  • Half Baths: 6
  • Garage: 12-Car
  • Fireplace: Yes, See Fireplace Features
  • Lot Size: 12.02 acres
  • Baths: 11 baths
  • Pool or Spa: Yes, See Pool Features
  • View: Yes, See View Features
  • Approximate Living Space: 10, 000 or more SqFt
  • Association Amenities: Club House, Golf, Hiking Trails, Jogging Track, Horse Trails
  • Bedroom 2: 30x15
  • Bedroom 3: 18x13
  • Bedroom 4: 16x14
  • Bedroom 5: 17x13
  • Bedrooms Total: 7
  • Community: Rancho Santa Fe
  • Cooling: Central Forced Air, Zoned Area(s), Electric, Energy Star, High Efficiency, Dual
  • Dining Room: 20x14
  • Elevator: Yes
  • Equipment: Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Fire Sprinklers, Garage Door Opener, Microwave, Pool/Spa/Equipment, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Satellite Dish, Solar Panels, Vacuum/Central, Washer, Water Filtration, 6 Burner Stove, Convection Oven, Double Oven, Freezer, Grill, Ice Maker, Propane Oven, Propane Stove, Range/Stove Hood, Vented Exhaust Fan, Warmer Oven Drawer, Barbecue, Propane Cooking
  • Extra Room 1: 29x20
  • Extra Room 2: 19x15
  • Extra Room 3: 22x13
  • Family Room: 20x16
  • Fencing: Full, Gate, Masonry, Excellent Condition, Security, Chain Link, Wood
  • Fireplace Features: FP in Family Room, FP in Living Room, FP in Master BR, Patio/Outdoors, Other/Remarks, Bonus Room, Fire Pit, Library, Master Retreat, Outdoors, Raised Hearth, See Through, Two Way, Wood, 10
  • Flooring: Brick/Pavers, Stone, Tile, Wood, Slate
  • HOA Fees: $0
  • Heat Equipment: Zoned Areas, Fireplace, Forced Air Unit, Radiant, Energy Star
  • Heat Source: Propane
  • Home Owner Fee Reflects: Year
  • Home Owner Total Fees: 0.14
  • Home Owners Fee Includes: Common Area Maintenance, Security, Clubhouse Paid
  • Home Owners Payment Freq.: Semi-Annually
  • Interior Features: 2 Staircases, Balcony, Bar, Bathtub, Beamed Ceilings, Bidet, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan, Coffered Ceiling(s), Copper Plumbing Full, Crown Moldings, Granite Counters, High Ceilings (9 Feet+), Home Automation System, Kitchen Island, Kitchenette, Living Room Balcony, Living Room Deck Attached, Open Floor Plan, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Shower, Storage Space, Track Lighting, Trash Chute, Two Story Ceilings, Wainscoting, Wet Bar, Phone System, Vacuum Central, Cathedral-Vaulted Ceiling, Kitchen Open to Family Rm
  • Irrigation: Automatic, Drip, Sprinklers
  • Kitchen: 23x22
  • Laundry Location: Laundry Room
  • Laundry Utilities: Electric, Propane
  • Listing Area: RANCHO SANTA FE (92067)
  • Living Room: 31x36
  • Lot Description: Corner Lot, Landscaped
  • Lot Size Area: 10+ to 20 AC
  • Lot SqFt: 523591
  • Master Bedroom: 23x19
  • Miscellaneous: Elevators/Stairclimber, Horse Allowed, Horse Facilities, Horse Trails, Tennis Court, Riding/Stables, Horse Property Improved
  • Other Structures: Barn, Tennis Court Private, Sauna Private, Shop, Storage Building
  • Parking: 52-Car
  • Parking Garage: Attached, Detached, Gated, Direct Garage Access, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Golf Cart Garage, Heated Garage
  • Parking Non-Garage: Uncovered, Driveway, Guest Parking, Boat, Circular Driveway, Driveway - Asphalt, Driveway - Concrete, Driveway - Gravel, On Site, Oversized, Private, Side by Side, Workshop
  • Parking for RV: Gated, Hook-ups, On-Site Parking
  • Parkng Non-Garaged Spaces: 40
  • Patio: Balcony, Covered, Deck, Stone/Tile, Arizona Room, Cabana, Patio Open, Porch - Front, Porch - Rear, Wrap Around, Terrace, Wood
  • Pets: Yes
  • Pool Features: Propane, Solar, Below Ground, Private, Heated with Propane, Solar Heat, Heated, Filtered, Pebble, Saltwater, Waterfall, Negative Edge/Inf Pool, Private Below Ground, Private w/Pool, Yes, Heated
  • Property Condition: Turnkey, Updated/Remodeled
  • Roof: Shake, Copper, Shingle
  • Rooms: Bedroom Entry Level, Bonus Room, Breakfast Area, Den, Dining Area, Dining Room/Separate, Exercise Room, Family Room, Formal Entry, Great Room, Guest Maid, Library, Master Bdrm 2, Master Retreat, MBR Entry Level, Media/Music, Office, Sauna/Steam, Storage Room, Sun Room, Wine Cellar, Workshop, Utility Room, Game Room, Living Room, Foyer, Gym, Laundry, Separate Family Room, Walk-In Closet, Walk-In Pantry
  • Security: Automatic Gate, Closed Circuit TV, Eqpt Owned, Fire Sprinklers, Security System, Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Detectors, Fire/Smoke Detection Sys
  • Sewer/Septic: Sewer Connected
  • Siding: Stone, Wood/Stucco, Flagstone, Glass
  • Spa Heat: Propane
  • Structures: Barn Stables, Corral/Arena
  • Telecommunications: Antenna, Audio, Cable (coaxial), Computer (cat5), Intercom, Multiple Phones, Satellite Dish, Security, Wired High Speed Internet
  • Topography: Level, Rolling, Slope Gentle
  • Utilities: Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Phone Connected, Propane, Natural Gas Not Available, Sewer Connected, Water Connected
  • View Features: Mountains/Hills, Panoramic, Parklike, Pasture, Pool, Rocks, Courtyard, Trees/Woods
  • Water: Meter on Property, Public
  • Water District: Santa Fe Irrigation District
  • Water Heater Type: Propane, Solar, Tankless, Hot Water Circulator, Instant Hot Water, Water Heater Unit
Courtesy of Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty

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