For Sale: 14716 Ladys Secret Drive, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067. 5-bedroom 5.4-bath, 8950 sf, 1993 RANCHO SANTA FE $6,490,000 (ACTIVE) begin new search
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Overview

European elegance with two adjoining parcels providing unrivaled views, privacy, security and the opportunity to construct a custom, legacy compound in one of the most legendary locations in Rancho Santa Fe. The main, single level estate is situated atop the upper-most parcel on 1.68 acres of impeccably manicured grounds. The two, separate adjoining lots (each over 2 ¼ acres) offer an additional 4.6 contiguous acres of prime, preserved estate land and are intended to convey with the estate.

***Estate must be sold with (APN 303-041-22-00)***Seller would like it to also sell with (APN 303-041-14-00) - For the first time ever, we welcome you to the Pardee Family Estate located on exclusive Ladys Secret Drive. This one-of-a-kind masterpiece is located in the exclusive Del Rayo Estates neighborhood of historic Rancho Santa Fe. The private enclave is named after the Eclipse Award-winning thoroughbred Lady Secret, sired by Triple Crown winner Secretariat. This custom built luxury estate consists of three separate parcels, the main, single level estate at just under 9000 square feet and situated upon 1.68 acres, and two spacious separate adjoining lots, each over 2 and a quarter acres offering an additional 4.6 acres total. The French Provincial single level estate is constructed of natural stone with five star resort-like grounds. Mature jacarandas, established oaks, and imported pepper trees, just to name a few, line the brick paved circular drive and welcome you into the estate. A beautiful fountain adds a romantic touch to the drive, where plenty of parking is available for family and guests. Bright flowers of every variety line the drive and encircle the home. The fragrance of the gardenias and roses tint the air. The secluded residence is located in the exclusive Del Rayo community, located only 4 and half miles from the Pacific Ocean. Meticulously built over two years to be the personal family home of J. Douglas and Marianne Pardee, one of Southern California’s most renowned custom homebuilders and philanthropists. Ladys Secret was designed by noted Rancho Santa Fe luxury architect Richard Salpietra and exhibits the highest quality and standards of construction. The estate features 5 bedrooms and 9 baths, a grand formal living room, an adjoining formal dining room, a gourmet kitchen with attached family dining room which opens to the pool and BBQ area, wood- paneled library, a study, an exercise room, a laundry room, maid’s quarters, an attached four car garage with ample storage, a custom designed salt- water pool with a soaking spa and elegant fountain allow for the utmost in luxurious living. With sweeping views over the rolling coastal hills, manicured golf courses and private country clubs throughout Rancho Santa Fe, this estate is perfectly suited to enjoy breathtaking sunsets to the west over the Pacific Ocean. This is a rare opportunity to own an estate-scale property in North County San Diego’s most exclusive private community. Located on one of the finest, private drives in Del Rayo Estates and buffered by the adjoining two additional parcels, you approach Ladys Secret’s expansive main property through the circular drive-through porte-cochere . The grounds surrounding the estate feature an original design by Philip Shipley, a prominent landscape architect who designed for various luminaries including Clark Gable, Walt Disney, Stephen Spielberg, Frank Sinatra, President Ronald Reagan and also for historical landmarks like Las Vegas’ Tropicana hotel. Shipley’s sophisticated design provides for 100-year old imported trees, mature plants, and other established landscaping not typically seen in San Diego. The gorgeous grounds offer a variety of outdoor recreation and relaxation options…..admire the thriving trees and lush gardens, enjoy the salt-water pool with expansive views north and west towards the Pacific ocean, relax in the spa, experience the peaceful water fountain and take in dramatic sunsets while lounging on the flagstone decking encircling the pool area. Host a lively garden party on the manicured grass lawn or entertain more intimately within the outdoor heated dining area near the built-in BBQ kitchen. Throughout this estate there are many paths to explore the verdant grounds. Rich and colorful flower beds surround the home, including an elegant private courtyard framed by gorgeous trees providing established shade and adding to the feel of

Address 14716 Ladys Secret Drive
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Listing Status ACTIVE
Asking Price $6,490,000
Original Listing $6,490,000 @ 2020-07-15
Terms Cash,Conventional
Ownership
Age Restriction N/K
County San Diego
Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 303-041-21-00
Property Type Fee Simple
Property Restrictions CC&R's
Sales Restrictions Estate,N/K
Mello-Roos Fee $0
HOA Fee $9,396 Annual
HOA Fee Includes Common Area Maintenance, Gated Community, Security
Rooms
Bedroom Entry Level, Breakfast Area, Dining Area, Dining Room/Separate, Exercise Room, Formal Entry, Great Room, Guest Maid, Library, Master Bdrm 2, Master Retreat, MBR Entry Level, Media/Music, Office, Optional Bedrooms, Sauna/Steam, Storage Room, Wine Cellar, Retreat, Utility Room, Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Recreation, All Bedrooms Down, Entry, Family Kitchen, Gym, Laundry, Master Bathroom, Walk-In Closet, Walk-In Pantry
Square Footage 8950 sf
Bedrooms 5 + 1 optional
Full Bathrooms 5
Half Baths 4
Family Room 0
Living Room 30X24
Dining Room 21X17
Kichen 25X25
Master Bedroom 23X20
2nd Bedroom 20X20
3rd Bedroom 15X17
4th Bedroom 17X17
5th Bedroom 15X17
Location
Information from Seller:
Directions Private gate off of Rancho Diegueno Road Upon arrival at the gate please call listing agent for gate code
Cross Street Rancho Diegueno Road
Market Area Coastal North
Community Area RANCHO SANTA FE
Neighborhood Del Rayo Estates
School District Not Listed
Information from Public Records:
Containing Areas

Community College District: Mira Costa CC

Elementary School: Solana Santa Fe K-6

High School: Canyon Crest Academy

High School: San Dieguito Academy

High School: Torrey Pines

Middle School: Earl Warren MS

School District: Solana Beach SD

Zip Code: 92067

Highway Locator

West of I-15

East of I-5

North of I-8

North of SR-52

North of SR-56

South of SR-78

Ocean Distance 7.3 miles
Features
Year Built 1993
Laundry Location Laundry Room
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling Central Forced Air, Dual
Heating Natural Gas Fireplace, Forced Air Unit
Sewer/Septic Sewer Connected,Public Sewer
Fireplaces 3 (FP in Living Room, FP in Master BR, Library)
Equipment Dishwasher, Disposal, Garage Door Opener, Microwave, Pool/Spa/Equipment, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Trash Compactor, Washer, Built In Range, Convection Oven, Double Oven, Range/Stove Hood, Warmer Oven Drawer, Gas Cooking
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Listing Source
Listing Service SDMLS
MLS Number 200032929
Courtesy Of AARE
Exterior
Style Detached 1 Story
Material Stone
Lot Size 1+ to 2 AC ~ 73,180 sf
Fencing Full,Excellent Condition,Privacy
Topography Level,Rolling
Roof Slate
Swimming Pool Below Ground, Private, Heated, Saltwater
Patio Stone/Tile, Patio
Parking
Attached
Total Spaces: 12
Garage Spaces: 4
Non-Garage Spaces: 8 - Driveway
View Evening Lights, Golf Course, Mountains/Hills, Panoramic, Parklike, Pool, Peek-A-Boo