Home Of The Week
14 Strauss Terrace
It’s a rare occasion that a property results in gasps of utter awe, but that is truly the case with 14 Strauss Terrace. Deemed “Casa Bella,” the Mediterranean estate rests on over 1.3 acres on prestigious Clancy Lane in the exclusive guard-gated community of The Renaissance. Built in 2012 by world-class builder Al Durrett and designed by renowned architect Juan Carlos Ochoa, no detail was spared in the creation of this custom masterpiece.
Once through the private gate, a motor court with center fountain leads to a grand front door and formal foyer. Beyond the stately exteriors, the interiors do not disappoint in comparison boasting arched motifs, stone columns, dark wood paneling, ironwork, and stained glass touches. Approximately 15,300 square feet of living space is comprised of a living room with magnificent carved stone fireplace and full bar, beautiful rotunda dining room with hand-painted domed ceiling overhead, library with coffered ceilings and stone fireplace, game room with bar, movie theater, wine cellar and room, gourmet kitchen, and adjoining interior and exterior family rooms.
The master bedroom is much like a private residence with a separate living room with fireplace, sitting room, spacious master closets, and opulent dual master bathrooms featuring a soaking tub, mosaic tile shower, and barber chair. Additional bedrooms include two guest suites with shared living room and a two-bedroom guesthouse with private living room with fireplace, dining area, and full kitchen.
The impressive grounds offer an unparalleled resort-style setting complete with spacious loggias throughout, impeccable landscaping, outdoor gourmet kitchen with barbeque, fireplace and fire pit, blue mosaic tile pool, amphitheater, and 9-hole putting green, all connected by walkways and bridges.
A resort-style playground, 14 Strauss Terrace offers an oasis in the heart of Rancho Mirage.