Luxurious single story in the guard gated community of The Lakes. This immaculately maintained, open floorplan 4,625sf 5 bed, 5.5 bath home sits on a large elevated lot with a 4-car garage and ample additional parking. This home is built around a charming center courtyard allowing natural light to fill the house, a perfect feng shui design. Exceptional entertainer’s dream in the open chef’s kitchen with a large island offering counter seating for 6, breakfast area, butler’s pantry and a separate prep kitchen complete with second fridge and dishwasher. Great room leads out through la cantina doors into the oversized backyard complete with spacious outdoor pavilion. The primary suite overlooks the beautiful backyard with a spa like bathroom complete with soaking tub and dual vanities. Two additional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms are located within the main house. The third bedroom, with separate entrance, is large in size and has walk-in closet plus full bathroom. And a highly desirable attached casita with private entrance is finished with a kitchenette. Enjoy entertaining friends, family and neighbors under the covered outdoor pavilion, finished with every option imaginable. Bar seating for 10, an outdoor living room, game room and full kitchen including two refrigerators, storage drawers, four burner grill with rotisserie features, two burner range and large griddle. With over 1,000sq ft of entertaining space has it all! The Lakes is the ultimate community for family-friendly living and is located within the award-winning Poway Unified School District with top rated schools like Del Norte High. Just ½ mile away from The Crosby Club at Rancho Santa Fe, enjoy various levels of optional Club memberships and all the amenities the Crosby offers including world class golf, dining, entertainment, fitness center, tennis, pickleball, heated lap pool and much, much more. Enjoy the amazing Southern California lifestyle with 25 golf courses, 17 parks and 4 hiking reserves all within 10 miles! Over 79 restaurants within 5 miles! Minutes from I15 and CA-56 freeways!