Life is but a dream in this magnificent Mediterranean estate perched in the hills of Rancho Santa Fe’s most scenic community, Cielo, where panoramic ocean and Catalina Island views provide an ideal backdrop for sophisticated living. Offering one of the highest vantage points in San Diego County, the residence showcases an Italian villa-inspired exterior and a soft-contemporary interior. Approximately 7,629 square feet, the open design hosts 5 ensuite bedrooms, 6.5 baths, a library/office, 600-bottle wine cellar, a game room, two-story foyer, a formal living room and a formal dining room capable of seating up to 16 guests. Nearly every room boasts postcard-perfect ocean and sunset vistas that are complemented by a recent refresh with updated ceiling details, crown molding, solid walnut hardwood flooring, white marble, new Fabrica carpet in select rooms, and lighting by Metropolitan and Hudson Valley. For state-of-the-art entertainment and convenience, the home features new flat-screen TVs, a Sonos home audio system, and a new home-automation system. A family room with fireplace, built-in entertainment system and surround sound opens to an exquisite kitchen with two islands, granite countertops, a built-in Thermador espresso center, Sub-Zero refrigerator, warming drawers and a 6-burner Wolf range. Located on the main level, the master suite is warmed by a romantic fireplace and displays a sitting area, a custom-designed walk-in closet, and a chic bath with elegant white marble surrounds. Preferred living continues outdoors, where guests will enjoy an expansive veranda with fireplace, barbeque, a vanishing-edge pool and a soothing spa. Esteemed Rancho Santa Fe schools serve Cielo, which is home to an opulent clubhouse and abundant recreation.