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Home of the Day: A party-ready retreat in the hills of Temecula

Home of the Day | Temecula
This Santa Barbara-inspired estate in Temecula is offered fully furnished at $5 million.
(Doyle Terry)

A winding drive leads up to this Santa Barbara-inspired estate on a hilltop in Temecula, ending at a porte-cochère and a two-story tower topped with an antique bell.

Sitting on slightly over nine acres, the home has a resort atmosphere, with amenities such as four wet bars, a game room and a custom theater with leather recliners. Abundant outdoor entertainment space includes long covered loggias, a built-in barbecue/bar and a saline swimming pool with a spa and waterfall feature.

Address: 23795 Serreno Road, Temecula, 92590

Price: $5 million


Built: 2009

Lot size: 9.01 acres

House size: 11,050 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms


Features:  Beamed ceiling; great room; gourmet kitchen; granite counters; four wet bars; fully equipped gym; three fireplaces; wine cellar; personal theater with 100-inch projector screen; sauna; resort-style saline pool and spa with cabana, two guest casitas; two-bedroom guest house; palm tree grove; avocado grove with 1,370 trees; workshop; RV garage and hookups; eight-car garage

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 92590 ZIP Code in August was $840,000, based on 2 sales, according to CoreLogic. Comparison to median sale price from the same period last year was not available.

Agents: Barbara Walker, Coldwell Banker Residential Bear Creek, 951-253-4050

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