Exquisite Contemporary Mediterranean in Encino's coveted Rancho Estates. Gated and supremely private, this exceptional estate is tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac. The flexible floorplan offers generously scaled rooms perfectly positioned for both formal entertaining and comfortable living. The gorgeous sleek gray-washed wide plank wood flooring blends beautifully with the natural stone. The tall walls and wide open spaces are a decorator's dream, presenting exciting opportunity for dynamic design. Soaring high-beamed ceilings in the entry with skylights welcome voluminous natural light. Large-scale living room anchored by a stately limestone fireplace is surrounded by walls of windows. Entertain at the built-in bar, or take the party outside through the multiple French doors to covered patios throughout. The huge kitchen with center island and breakfast room is the heartbeat of this warm and inviting home. The dual sinks, double ovens, and professional stainless steel appliances are a chef's delight. The butler's kitchen enables entertaining large-scale events with extra appliances for staff. The separate over-sized laundry and pantry are a true luxury. The voluminous formal dining room overlooks an expansive grassy yard and adjacent charming patio with sparking fountain and twinkling caf lights that evokes dining at the finest restaurant. Invite friends to screen movies or sports in the fabulous movie theater. The downstairs recreation room is great for entertaining and relaxing or for an additional guest suite or creative space. The main level has three en-suite bedrooms. The lovely downstairs owner's suite features huge walk-in closet spaces that feel like a bespoke retail boutique, a tremendous spa-like bathroom, and an adjacent room for a home gym or additional home office. Lose yourself amidst the total privacy of the lush grounds complete with pool, spa, multiple lounge areas, fire-pit, and basketball court.