Nestled on an elevated lot in a private, quiet cul-de-sac off coveted Crest Drive a short drive from downtown Cardiff by the Sea, enjoy incredible panoramic mountain, estuary & ocean views from this magnificent custom estate. Just minutes from the area's best restaurants, shops & beaches & with one-of-a-kind features throughout, this property is the pinnacle of Encinitas/Cardiff. The home offers floor to ceiling windows with soaring ceilings & multiple decks & patios to enjoy the jaw dropping, sweeping views throughout. Whether you're catching the fireworks on the 4th of July while dining & entertaining on the pool deck or watching the sunset from your ocean facing master bedroom, this home gives you every excuse never to leave! This home not only features ocean views but also overlooks gorgeous natural preserves & mountain settings to the east. Other special highlights include: full house security system, full house/new pool withLED lighting, temperature controlled wine cellar for 1,168 of your favorite bottles, 2 pool heaters, oversized 3 car garage with sizable overhead storage & private guest quarters above the garage perfect for visitors with its own entry. The exceptional, open floor plan features entry level master bedroom, 3 other en-suite bedrooms, 8 seat movie theater, elegant office & light-filled laundry room. Downstairs you will find all your main living area including the gorgeous kitchen with SubZero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, commercial grade Wolf gourmet range, Grohe faucets, beautiful new soft-close cabinets & giant back room butlers pantry. The grand staircase has a secret kids play corner under it. The backyard offers multiple areas to relax & entertain. With a sport court, sparkling pool/spa with waterslide, fire pit, winding walkways & lush foliage, this home isn't missing a thing! Other upgrades include: new roof (2008), Google Nest Protect smoke/CO detectors, Ring security camera system, one tankless water heater downstairs, instant hot water, whole house water filtration system plus secondary reverse osmosis water filtration in kitchen. Also, fiber to the home is in the process of being installed this month which will provide another blazing fast high speed internet option - Spectrum 1 gigabyte available now. With a generously sized lot spanning almost 2 acres, this piece of land is rare to find so close to the beach. Highly rated Cardiff school system! Prepare to be amazed & fall in love with the jewel of Encinitas/Cardiff!