Experience the classic California lifestyle in this beautiful Ladera Ranch home, which offers impressive indoor and outdoor spaces, a cul-de-sac setting and a location near parks and schools. Nestled on a large and exceptionally private corner homesite, the French Chateau-inspired 2-story residence is surrounded by manicured lawns and gardens that complement a stone-finished covered front porch, and rear patios with views of the neighboring park. Approx. 3,100 s.f., the open floorplan displays a formal living room with bay window, a formal dining room with buffet niche, and an open family and kitchen area with fireplace, media niche, backyard access, separate breakfast nook with spacious pantry, an island, white cabinetry, breakfast bar, double ovens and a 5-burner cooktop. Five bedrooms and 3 baths are featured, including a main-floor bedroom that is perfect for in-laws and guests. Plantation shutters, wood floors, crown molding and ceiling fans lend a custom touch throughout, and a laundry room with sink and cabinets enhances convenience. Upstairs, your elegant master suite boasts a private sitting room that would also make a wonderful office or gym, a walk-in closet with mirrored door, and a stylish bath with soaking tub, separate shower, dual sinks, an abundance of cabinetry, and a sit-down vanity. The inviting home is walking distance to Ladera Ranch elementary and middle schools, multiple parks, hiking and biking trails, lighted tennis courts and swimming pools.