Home Of The Week

37635 Via Vista Grande


With its impressive design and commanding views of the entire Murrieta/Temecula valley and beyond, this magnificent villa is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the most discerning international buyer. Mediterranean in both architecture and ambiance, the estate of over 15 acres has been sited, designed and constructed with extraordinarily fine materials and finishes and meticulous attention to detail.

A legacy property, it is created for gracious living and majestic entertaining, both indoors and out. Surrounded by European-inspired landscaping, including mature olive trees and cypresses, the house combines rugged exterior stonework with refined living spaces that face a non-stop panorama of miles and miles of unobstructed scenery. A long drive meanders to the promontory setting, where the estate’s castle-like proportions and beauty are an entertainer’s dream.

Among the home’s resplendent features are high vaulted ceilings, polished stone flooring, exceptionally large windows, a formal dining room with hand-painted mural, a beautiful wine cellar room with magnificent glass and carved wood doors, a family room with Juliet balconies and a disappearing wall opening onto an extensive loggia for entertaining and relaxation, a movie theater, a gym, a game room with views to distant snow-capped peaks, a gorgeous chef’s kitchen and a curved staircase with scrolled ironwork railings. The master suite features coffered ceilings, recessed lighting, a fully built-in walk-in closet and a spa-like master bath.

The grounds feature multiple pools and fountains, balustrades and strolling paths, a lighted tennis court and tennis pavilion as well as an outdoor kitchen and numerous seating areas. An estate of rare beauty, incomparable luxury and sumptuous privacy, this is a villa of uncommon quality in the foothills of La Cresta.

5 Bed • 8 Bath  • 11,113 Square Feet

Offered by Barbara Walker at $8,600,000