Resting on nearly 3 acres of gated grounds is this single story Cliff May designed architectural masterpiece, offering the finest in materials, craftsmanship, privacy, and exceptional design. Set amidst a path of several mature Cliff May signature olive trees, enter through the dramatic entrance into the oversized formal room highlighted by a grand fireplace, flanked by vaulted grapestake ceilings and skylights that span up to 18 ft in height and featuring thick walls 12-24 inch. This tastefully appointed Rancho Santa Fe retreat exudes 1970s modern architecture and rancho hacienda style, with abundant natural light, clean lines and an open flowing floor plan. Modern stainless steel appliances and granite counters complete the kitchen that flows into a large patio with garden view. The MBR suite features updated his & hers baths and soaking tub. Three bedrooms w/vaulted ceilings and ensuite baths include private patio entrances. Custom double doors lead you into the expansive courtyard and welcome you to the outside entertainment area, sparkling pool, beautifully landscaped paths, and views of hills beyond. The magnificent grounds contain mature tropical plants, a small fruit tree orchard and veggie garden including: orange, lime, lemon, plum, peach, apple, nectarine, pluot, walnut, macadamia, pomegranate, blackberries/marionberries, strawberries, raspberries, and table grapes. This is truly a one-of-a-kind residence and since the home sits at the top of a large parcel, and the property may be suitable for a guest home addition. Enjoy the impeccable connection between nature and structure which fosters relaxation and encourages enjoyment, whether in the pool, by the orchard or in the gardens. Located approximately 1.5 miles from the Village of Rancho Santa Fe, and approx. 13 minutes to the beach. This property is Mills Act designated and enjoys the benefits of a reduction in annual property taxes.