Overlooking the 8 th hole of the esteemed Rancho Santa Fe Golf Course, this charming country estate on more than one acre presents a warm and inviting setting where distinctive architecture and serene outdoor areas unite. Located in the community’s prized Covenant, the gated single-story residence greets residents and guests with a center courtyard that features a fountain and is framed by floor-to-ceiling windows, exemplifying the indoor/outdoor nature of the estate. Featuring 5,649 s.f., 3 bedrooms plus 2 optional bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, maple hardwood floors, high wood-beamed ceilings, abundant natural light and an easy flow add to the rustic elegance of spacious living areas. The gourmet kitchen features travertine floors, a large Brazilian granite island for food preparation and party buffets, counter seating for casual dining, a copper pot rack, warming drawers, wine storage, and a 16' x 6' storage area with cabinetry. A cozy breakfast area and den is attached to the kitchen and displays a beach-stone fireplace and French doors leading to the adjoining patio. Enjoy courtyard views from the formal dining room, pool views from the living room, and a front bedroom that is utilized as a den with fireplace and built-in bar. Two sizable guest bedrooms host private baths and large walk-in closets, and another bedroom is ensuite. Open-beam ceilings crown an oversized master suite that reveals dual baths and a generous 15' x 18' closet. Appreciated details include 7 fireplaces, 3-zone air-conditioning, crown moldings throughout, skylights and French doors. Highlighted by a great location near Rancho Santa Fe’s Village, grounds offer exquisite golf course views, a spacious brick patio, a saltwater pool and spa, specimen palms, roses, and an expansive gated parking area for guests.