Constructed with the highest grade of craftsmanship and the finest of materials, 'The Rancho Estate' includes 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, all situated behind a gated perimeter. The residence is a fresh take on the modern farmhouse, as a stone, stucco, and wood facade gives way to a bright and airy interior filled with timeless design elements. A flexible open layout blends the living and dining areas, alongside a gourmet kitchen, highlighted by Dekton countertops, custom Italian cabinetry, chef-grade appliances, dual islands, and an adjacent butler's pantry, ideal for entertaining. Walls of glass lead to the rear oasis, complete with smart hardscaping, lush landscaping, expansive pool with spa, outdoor barbecue, fire pit, dedicated gym, and pool house. The secondary bedrooms are situated across the sprawling residence for both functionality and privacy with all featuring ensuites and balconies. The primary suite stands out with custom walk-in closets, a spa-grade bathroom, beamed vaulted ceilings, and a private balcony to take in the ideal vantage point across the property. Adding to the residence is a home theater, office space, garage with electric vehicle charging, laundry room, smart home technology, top-grade heating and cooling systems, and an ideal location.
Tucked in between Sherman Oaks and Tarzana in the San Fernando Valley, Encino is centrally located with convenient freeway access. Lake Balboa is a 27-acre lake with recreation areas and hillside communities. South of Ventura Blvd, in the hills of the Valley, gated communities and luxurious homes are nestled on tree-lined streets. This is a peaceful and family friendly district.Encino, which means “evergreen oak,” has been home to the rich and famous throughout its history. Among the high-profile entertainers who have lived here are John Wayne, Clark Gable, W.C. Fields, Houdini, Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler, Spencer Tracey, Dinah Shore, Mary Astor, Jack Webb, Margaret O’Brien, Shirely MacLaine, Cher and Michael Jackson. Honorary mayors have included residents Dick Van Dyke, Bob Barker, Steve Allen and Gary Owens. And that’s just the tip of an overwhelming iceberg.
Some popular areas of Encino include Royal Oaks (and a gated area called The Royal Oaks Colony), Amestoy Estates, Rancho Estates, The Hills of Encino Area (Hayvenhurst area), Lake Encino, Encino Woods, Encino Village and Encino Park.
The boundaries of Encino are: Victory Blvd. on the north, Mulholland Dr. on the south, Lindley on the west, and the San Diego Freeway on the east.
Recreational opportunities abound in Encino including fishing and boating, hiking, jogging, bicyling, golf, and tours of a Japanese garden and a state Park.
The Encino Velodrome is located at Oxnard and Louise. There are bike paths in the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area and Lake Balboa.
Anthony C. Beilenson Park is an 80 acre water recreation facility within the Sepulveda Flood Control basin. The centerpiece of the park, Lake Balboa, is a 27 acre lake. Recreational activities include fishing, boating, remote-control boating and jogging/walking.