Welcome to the wonderful, gated community of The Lakes Above Rancho Santa Fe! This highly upgraded Santa Barbara style, expansive single-level estate is ideally located on one of the most coveted premier view lots. This home offers unobstructed panoramic views of the lakes, waterfalls and distant mountains while maintaining complete privacy on over an acre of fully fenced land. This spacious estate, located just 12 minutes from the heart of Rancho Santa Fe, includes three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths along with an impressive entry with soaring ceilings. An open eat-in kitchen and great room area make for a wonderful living space and the formal dining room is perfect for entertaining. Enjoy outdoor living in one of the many protected patio areas providing an abundance of natural light and gorgeous views throughout the entire house. The backyard is complete with built in BBQ, dining table and a gas fire pit. As you enter the home you are welcomed into a gorgeous great room/library with built in floor to ceiling shelving to showcase your favorite authors. The modern and sophisticated dining room is finished and chic white wood paneling and high-end designer lighting and a contemporary bar area. The professional chef’s kitchen, along with a full prep kitchen, is an entertainer’s dream. The large kitchen island offers counter seating plus a charming breakfast nook all adjacent to the warm family room with farmhouse chic wood accents and beautiful pendant lighting throughout. The master suite overlooks two outdoor patio areas while at the same time offers complete privacy. The spa like master bathroom has two vanity areas and a large walk-in custom closet with ample storage. Two additional main floor bedrooms, each with ensuite bathrooms, are expansive in size and enjoy tons of natural light through the large windows. A large private loft upstairs offers a space for an office, movie room, home gym, etc. This space could easily be converted into a fourth bedroom. This floor plan is ideal for families looking for a single-story home with an option of another space to work from home, create your own private gym, movie room for the family, really the options are endless! The Lakes is the ultimate community for family-friendly living and is located within the award-winning Poway Unified School District with top rated schools like Del Norte High. Just ½ mile away from The Crosby Club at Rancho Santa Fe, enjoy various levels of optional Club memberships and all the amenities the Crosby offers including world class golf, dining, entertainment, fitness center, tennis, pickleball, heated lap pool and much, much more. Enjoy the amazing Southern California lifestyle with 25 golf courses, 17 parks and 4 hiking reserves all within 10 miles! Over 79 restaurants within 5 miles! Minutes from I15 and CA-56 freeways!