A private road leads you to the shade covered entrance of 9591 Junewood Lane in Loomis California. An arched wrought iron gate of the private entrance opens gracefully to reveal an estate that channels the natural beauty of a Mediterranean jewel inspired by the care-free living in Capri. Tall mature oaks create a canopy of coolness and lend their welcoming shade. Giant, moss covered boulders line the drive and support trailing rosemary and manicured shrubs. The warm earth tones of the plaster on the estate are complemented by sea foam green shutters that remind you of the ocean in Santorini. A sculpted concrete terra-cotta tile roof and hammered iron accents on the windows complete this 3175 square foot, 4 bedroom, 4 bath, Mediterranean dream on 3.9 acres of space planned for hospitality, family and outdoor living. The property includes: two owner’s suites, a formal dining room, eating nook, great room, 2 gas fireplaces, 1 wood burning fireplace, a free-form natural swimming pool, spa, outdoor kitchen, terraces, dining patio, private owner’s deck, maintenance storage shed, Mediterranean water feature, a landscape of cedar and citrus trees of lemon, orange, and grapefruit, all surrounded by classic iron fencing. Mediterranean homes are known for an emphasis on indoor/outdoor living, arched windows, maximizing natural light with outdoor views and the use of a color palette that reflects the natural environment. This estate showcases all of these elements!
Step up to the estate's threshold to the massive, arched, wood carved door that is flanked by iron, Moorish inspired sconces. Open the impressive door and step inside to be delighted by the lifestyle that awaits you. A towering 20 foot ceiling hangs over a cascading, Z-shaped wrought iron staircase that creates a grand entrance. A Moroccan inspired lantern chandelier dangles from the center of the ceiling. Arched doorways mark the passages to each room. Oatmeal colored walls with fresh white baseboards set over travertine inspired ceramic tiles lead you throughout the estate.
Once inside, your eyes are immediately pulled to the wall of windows that brand the great room. The massive windows frame the breathtaking views of the lush landscape around the shapely curves of the swimming pool and terrace. Light streams in and floods the space with the vibrant colors of nature. Stacked stone is set around the trim of the wood burning fireplace that sets on a granite tile hearth. It's the perfect place to cuddle up with a bubbly mug of hot chocolate on cool evenings. Custom Moroccan inspired wood cabinets flank the hearth and provide ample storage for board games used on family game nights.
To the right is the formal dining room. An alabaster and iron chandelier centers the room while a large windows floods the room with natural light and views of the front landscape. This formal space is ready for the family to gather around the table during the holidays to make memories for generations to come.
Farther past the great room is a kitchen with a butcher block island. A gas range sets perfectly in the island. Granite tiles cover the counter tops and provide the perfect accent to the black appliances. Natural wood cabinets line the kitchen walls. Accent cabinets with glass pane inserts are provided for style. A gorgeous raw wood door marks the space for the spacious pantry. A huge corner window hangs over the kitchen sink to provide views of the backyard and outdoor entertaining spaces. The kitchen is large enough to prepare special family meals for celebrations and to entertain guests while you cook. It is truly the heart of the home.
A French door nestled near the kitchen and great room leads outside to the multi-level terrace where you will find flowering trees set among impressive rock outcroppings. Tall mature oaks lend their shade as you travel down the terrace to an inviting, natural swimming pool that awaits a refreshing dip on a warm day. The free-form swimming pool is surrounded by nature and makes you feel as if you are in your very own private villa on a hillside in Capri. Close by is the in ground spa which is the perfect place to relax and sink into the bubbles to stargaze. Travel back up the steps of the terrace to the spacious, tile-clad outdoor kitchen. You will find a BBQ, stainless steel sink, beverage refrigerator, and built-in icebox that is ready for a summer pool party with friends and family. A comfortable outdoor dining space is near the kitchen and enclosed in iron fencing. This space is perfect for indoor/outdoor living where family and fun is the focus. A unique, Mediterranean-inspired, water feature bubbles nearby for the perfect ambiance. More moss and lichen-covered boulder outcroppings dot the landscape among the well-planned landscape, all surrounded by classic iron fencing.
The hallway off of the Great Room leads to an all-tile guest bathroom with charming tile accents. There is a large walk-in double shower adorned with decorative tile medallions. Warm, natural hues set a calming tone to the space.
A private office or fourth bedroom is near the guest bathroom for convenience. A huge window allows light to flood the space while showcasing the ever-changing nature views outside. An exclusive entrance at the front of the estate ensures privacy when working from home or for a private guest room experience.
A convenient laundry room connects you to the garage access. The laundry room boasts tile floors, white storage cabinets and a built-in sink. The three car garage provides shelves and cabinets for storage as well as a space for all of your cars and toys.
Travel up the Z-designed staircase lined with custom iron rails decorated with rounded knuckles, past a charming window. The vaulted ceiling hangs over the upstairs cat-walk. Another view of the impressive, lantern-style Mediterranean chandelier is showcased. A built-in custom white cabinet is provided for linens and storage.
Upstairs bathroom with rich emerald tile green complemented with white cabinets offers a shower/bath tub complete with vanity and accent mirror.
The first bedroom offers a huge arched window that overlooks the lush landscape at the front of the home. This space is bright and cheery and can also be used for exercise space.
The next room is a spacious retreat with a private en suite. This room offers an exclusive balcony access that is flanked by tall windows. The balcony is wrapped in wrought iron and overlooks the natural setting of the impressive, lush backyard. Let your mind travel to Capri each morning as you sip your coffee on the balcony while the birds serenade the sun peeking through the trees. Back inside the room and you will be delighted to find a gas fireplace that will warm your space on chilly evenings. A stone mantle with a niche above is also provided.
Double doors lead to the impressive spa-like en suite bathroom. The see-through fireplace is set perfectly by the large, oval jetted bathtub for the ultimate in warmth and relaxation while soaking the day’s troubles away in your own private spa. Massive corner windows that showcase the lush landscape stand over the tile surround of the soaking tub. Small windows are provided at your fingertips just below the massive plate glass windows, so that you can slide them open to allow the fresh air and cool breezes in while soaking beneath the warm bubbles of a bath. The spa experience continues when you step onto the earthy-colored mosaic tile floor that offers texture for your senses. White cabinets surround the room for a fresh and clean feeling. There is a large walk-in shower with double shower heads for luxury and convenience. A toilet closet is provided as well. A large walk-in closet is located off of the bathroom for that total dressing room experience in your spa-like en suite.
Right outside this room is another impressive area. A large, open landing with tall crown moulding provides another space for an office, library, or playroom. This place offers a huge curved window that provides tree-top views and cheerful light. This unique welcoming space leads you to the next delightful room that is represented by a prominent, custom door. An impressive, arched medieval-style door with hammered black handles and industrial size hardware is the perfect entrance to the extravagant retreat inside.
Enter through the custom, double-arched, plank doors to the owner’s wing where a wide hallway lined with Mediterranean-style sconces on the wall and travertine tiles on the floor leads to an enormous owner’s suite. The large hall feels as if you have stepped into a Mediterranean castle but are surrounded by warmth and light. To the right of the wing is a massive, carpeted closet. The custom closet system is a rich walnut-colored wood with drawers, cabinets, hanging space, and cubbies. This closet system is an organizational dream for all of your clothes and accessories. A grand, arched window with a built-in seat floods the closet with natural light while providing the perfect place to ponder the day's ensemble.
Directly across from the closet is the next extravagant surprise. A spacious owner’s en suite bathroom fit for a royal couple awaits. Travertine tile with diamond-shaped detail decorates the floor and leads you to a glass-surround shower that sits beautifully in front of a grandiose window. Experience a treetop shower where the wind chases the clouds through your view as water cascades from the rain shower above. Transport yourself to a mountain top in Italy in this private space as rain rushes from above on a starry night after a long, stress-filled day at work. A tile-covered bench is provided for convenience. Custom his and hers furniture style, antique-looking vanities with curved edges, inlaid wood, and marble tops flank the shower. Impressive, scrolled, round iron, mirrors hang majestically above the vanities to lend to the decadent feel of the space.
Step out of the bathroom and into the massive owner’s bedroom suite. A large lounging area surrounds the gas fireplace. Smooth travertine tiles in warm natural tones surround the hearth with carved corbels holding up the stone mantle of the fireplace.
A glass door leads to a private balcony surrounded by classic iron railing. An exclusive deck offers you a space for private tree-top moments overlooking the Auburn hills. Relax with a glass of merlot and let the beauty that surrounds you remind you of what you find to be important in life. A spiral staircase curves around to lead you to the terraces below for your own private access to your en suite.
Back into the plush bedroom space you will find tray ceilings with recessed lighting and an old-world texture hanging over the bed space. The large windows ensure the room is flooded with natural light and ever-changing views of nature.
This estate embodies the Mediterranean lifestyle of enjoying life with family and friends in a place inspired by natural beauty. Eat well and live with purpose in a home that offers gathering areas both inside and out. The terraces, patios and outdoor space provide limitless options for living and gathering together. The impressive acreage provides space for a large garden for eating fresh, farm to fork meals or your own private vineyard. This area is zoned for horses so there is room for that dream horse too.
Situated near great schools and within walking distance to the Pioneer Express trail and hiking trails to Granite Bay. There is easy access to east and west, minutes to downtown Auburn, and less than 2 hours to Tahoe for fun family outings. Live life to the fullest from the homebase of this exquisite Mediterranean estate.