Oh, let us count the ways. Here is a rare gate-guarded oceanfront estate on 1.46 acres in Carlsbad, offering a breathtaking 10,000 square-foot main residence set with private stairs leading right to the magnificent Pacific.

Lush greenery surrounds the entire estate, creating a true California oasis with an outdoor patio and a fire pit for entertaining on summer nights. The main house offers 5 bedrooms, 5 full baths and 4 partial baths, plus ocean views from every room. Graced with impeccable stone detailing throughout, the home reveals the ultimate in modern luxury amenities: dramatic forty-foot ceilings in the living room area, a gourmet kitchen graced with a large center island for whipping up elaborate culinary creations, a recreation room, home gym and a deluxe home theater—perfect for screening the latest movies or hosting Super Bowl parties. The separate guesthouse also offers an ideal retreat for visitors or out-of-town family. With amazing views and privacy right on the beach, this home could quite possibly live up to the description as “one of the very best houses along the entire Southern California coast, from La Jolla to Malibu.”

Represented by Patrick Knapp of Coldwell Banker Newport Center for $29,000,000.