This move-in-ready, turn-key, upgraded home w/ Solar displays style, beauty, space, & absolute privacy in the posh, Talega gated Catalina community, nestled in the hills of San Clemente. Light, bright & open main level welcomes you w/a formal foyer. Enjoy prim living room w/inviting fireplace conveniently leading to elegant dining room. Over-sized family room, w/additional cozy fireplace, opens directly to kitchen which is complete w/a charming breakfast nook, pantry, rich cabinetry, stone countertops & huge center island! High-end, SS appliances include six-burner cooktop w/ grand vent hood, Sub-Zero refrigerator, dual ovens & much more. Beautiful doors lead to the backyard from the kitchen, where you’ll find custom hardscaping & mature landscaping- provide extreme curb appeal on this 8,500sq.ft. lot that backs up to quiet hillside w/no properties located behind it! Scenic stone pathways, built-in BBQ island w/ custom dining pavilion- all complimented by a stunning pool & spa w/tranquil water feature. Views of the beautiful grounds are enjoyed from almost every room in this luxurious residence, which hosts spacious bedrooms (one located downstairs) & elegant baths in almost 3,800 sq. ft. of comfortable living space. The lower level is also home to a generously sized bonus room- providing a versatile gathering space w/yard access & private en-suite. Second-level primary suite will not disappoint! French doors lead to relaxing balcony where you can enjoy the sound of silence. Primary en-suite features huge soaking tub, large walk-in shower w/gorgeous custom tile & dual vanities for plenty of individual space. Upstairs bedrooms are roomy & comfortable, sharing a tastefully updated & chic bathroom. Archways, designer tile & carpet flooring, updated ceiling fans & oversized laundry room w/cabinetry will make all your dreams come true. Custom driveway leads to attached 2-car garage w/built-ins & Epoxy flooring. Also! Rental Solar w/ Tesla. Landscaping & Hardscaping Front & Backyard, & Pool/ Jacuzzi w/additional landscaping completed in 2006. H2O Heater replaced in 2022. Exclusive Talega offers natural open space w/resort style living & tremendous amenities~including Vista Del Mar school, an 18-hole golf course, 4 community pools, 7 kids play parks, hiking trails, monthly community events, nearby shopping, & much more! Only mins away from downtown San Clemente, famous SoCal beaches & exceptional restaurants. Welcome Home to your Own Private Paradise by the sea!