In-built 1969 by philanthropists Roland and Ramona Sahm, the Del Dios Ranch property in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., is at present the most costly dwelling available on the market within the San Diego space ($92 million), and it personifies the perfect of Southern California allure. Designed by Fred Briggs, the wooden, concrete, and glass construction is an ethereal, up to date tackle a conventional, low-pitched ranch home. Situated solely half an hour from downtown San Diego, the 210-acre property options 40 acres of orange groves and 360-degree views of an adjoining lake.
The 8,000-square-foot dwelling additionally showcases sweeping ceilings, radiant-heated marble flooring, and redwood accents that had been milled on the property. An open-concept kitchen boasts skylights, an infinite island, and plentiful counter area, whereas an arboretum-style front room is dominated by a monolithic stone fire. One wing of the home is devoted solely to an indoor swimming pool, spa, and full bar whereas three giant bedrooms, every with an en suite toilet, occupy the primary ground. The master bedroom privately sits on the second ground by itself.
The Sahms had been longtime horse fans (they owned skilled Thoroughbreds together with Tremendous Diamond, who gained a string of races within the 1980s), so naturally the property is dwelling to state-of-the-art equestrian services and a six-stall barn. Different out of doors facilities embody a tennis courtroom, jogging and biking trails, a guesthouse, and plush gardens.