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561 SADDLE LN OJAI, CA 93023


Listed By Patricia A Waltcher, Berkshire Hathaway Home Sevices California Properties




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This palatial, one-of-a-kind property combines an old world aesthetic with local, modern artistry to create a truly magnificent Ojai estate. Designed by renowned local architect, Marc Whitman, this majestic 12,000 sqft, three-level Mediterranean-style home has flowing curves, arched doorways, and cathedral ceilings with exposed hand-hewn beams and clerestory windows. With seemingly endless access points to the outdoors, there is effortless movement from the elegant interior space to the expansive exterior space comprised of nearly 11,000 sqft of balconies, terraces and decks. Perfectly appointed on its nearly 4-acre lot, the home and its surroundings take full advantage of the pristine natural setting of Persimmon Hill, including sweeping views of the Topa Topas and surrounding mountains. Every detail, handcrafted by Tenpenny Construction with an emphasis on craftsmanship and quality. From locally-fired decorative tiles to unique lighting fixtures made by Ojai artisans, to five individually-crafted fireplaces, only the finest-quality materials were used to finish the home. Gorgeous solid walnut flooring, floor tiles imported from Spain, custom walnut cabinetry, and bespoke windows, doors, and hardware continue that ethos. The walls are hand-finished stucco with specific, subtle coloring for each room and unique moldings add depth and dimension to every corner. A grand entryway framed by hand carved pillars leads to a large living room with multiple sitting areas, a fireplace, access to the private library, and double doors to the main terrace. The spacious formal dining room accommodates a table with seating for 12 or more and has doors connecting to the terrace and the entry garden and easy access to the kitchen. The expansive kitchen area has beautiful views and ample light. It includes a large island and an eating area that is connected to both the cooking area and the terrace. Truly a chef's kitchen, there is ample counter space and storage, Wolf range and double oven, a large Sub-Zero refrigerator and a farmhouse sink. Connected to the kitchen is a butler's pantry with additional dishwasher, storage, and sink. The primary bedroom suite has double doors leading to the terrace, mountain views, two sitting areas, a fireplace, spacious walk-in closets and an ultra-luxurious bathroom layout. There are three guest bedrooms with bathrooms that are connected to private patios, gardens, and the pool area. A fifth bedroom occupies the top floor where there is a loft, a fireplace, and access to two balconies. On the pool level there is a large family/entertainment room with a fireplace, a sink, a refrigerator and a dishwasher. Adjacent is a large wine cellar with a stained glass entry door. Stairs lead to the laundry area and garage. There is also a stunning octagonal office with terrace access and a spacious exercise room with access to the pool. A Crestron home automation system controls all areas of the house including the HVAC, lighting, media equipment, alarm, and pool functions. The exterior amenities are equally luxurious. The large terrace incudes a BBQ, a mister for hot weather, retractable shades and a spiral stairway to the pool. The grotto-style pool and spa area are finished with native rock and include waterfalls, a deep and a shallow pool and a large, covered gazebo. The entire property is beautifully landscaped and includes a kitchen garden, walking paths, bridges, fountains, and a meditation labyrinth. With extensive interior and exterior living areas, this unbelievable property offers everything you could desire. Designed with exquisite taste and an eye for usability, there is a flow and a feeling of containment that provides a sense of peace and relaxation, while the natural setting, detailed artistry, and organic architecture blend perfectly to create an essence that is pure Ojai.

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Listing Office Berkshire Hathaway Home Sevices California Properties, (805) 677-7300

MLS# 22-3729

Updated 10:10PM - 12/6/2022

Listing Agent Patricia A Waltcher

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