This sophisticated seaside residence captures the essence of what makes California coastal living so desirable. Behind the guarded gates of Ritz Cove, nestled between 5 star resorts Ritz Carlton and St.Regis, this stunning 8,900 sf home delivers privacy & tranquility. A rare vantage point provides stunning views over the lush greens of Monarch Beach golf course to the surf and picturesque coastline beyond. The fluid, open floorplan is enhanced with European doors that completely open the home to tropical pool, waterfalls, grotto and the sights/sounds of the ocean. Exquisite amenities include saltwater aquariums, coral floors, dramatic retracting glass ceiling over diningroom, exotic stone, rare woods, smart house tech. and elevator servicing all 3 levels. Master suite has sitting rm & adjacent office with walls of glass to take in ocean views. Resort-like bath is replete with Turkish mosaic tile and spa tub. The residence also has chef’s kitchen, library, theater, and game room with full sports bar and wine cellar.