Neighborhood: Ballantree (balt), R1 - Rancho Santa Margarita North
Welcome to 15 Arboleda, a hidden gem w/ spectacular views of O'Neil Regional Park & the utmost privacy, located in the Ballantree community in the wonderful city of Rancho Santa Margarita. Built by Shea Homes & owned by the original buyers, this is the first time 15 Arboleda hits the open market in 25 years! This plan 3 is the largest in the Ballantree community w/ over 1900+ sq ft. As you enter the home you'll notice the vaulted ceilings, a gorgeous crystal chandelier over the formal dining area, a formal sitting area (currently being used as an office space), warm laminate flooring on the first floor, crisp white interior walls, & the pristine condition the home is kept in at all times. Just down the way is the den that features a handsome gas fireplace adorned by ledger stone from top to bottom, a ceiling fan to keep you cool, & access to the rear yard via sliding door where you will want to spend most of your time. The open and accessible kitchen has been upgraded to include granite countertops & backsplash, a full stainless steel appliance package (gas stove top, microwave, dishwasher & refrigerator), refaced cabinet doors & drawers, & double basin stainless steel sink w/ the most stunning views to look at. Speaking of views, the rear yard is a mini-sanctuary of serenity & tranquility as you gaze out upon hillsides & take in the stunning nature that surrounds you & also creates the most beautiful sunsets in the evenings. Back inside, at the top of the stairs, is an open loft area (builder option to create a 4th bedroom) that is currently being used as another sitting space. Two secondary bedrooms anchor the loft & are both very good in size w/ mirrored closet doors & ceiling fans. A hallway bathroom w/ a double sink vanity & separate shower over tub area allow multiple family members easy access to get ready & services both secondary bedrooms. The primary suite, down the hall, has vaulted ceilings, mirrored closet doors, ceiling fan & a private balcony where you can sit & enjoy the surroundings. A separate tub & shower, dual sink vanity, an additional set of mirrored closet doors round out the features in this meticulous home. Additional features to mention are: brand new A/C condenser, PEX piping, newer water heater, & original owners who have kept the home in immaculate condition since day 1 of ownership. You will not want to miss seeing this home. A true gem in this low inventory market. Come see it today!