One of the most gracious and thoughtfully designed properties ever to be built in Newport Coast, this luxurious home conceived by the architectural team of Tichenor and Thorp, seamlessly integrates its architecture with its outside living spaces and lush gardens, so that each meld with the other into a singular unified vision and space. This classic Mediterranean-style courtyard home is awash with elegant livability, beautifully proportioned spaces, tasteful details, and stylish finish materials including articulated beam ceilings, intricate moldings, wall niches, limestone floors, iron doors and windows, and Portuguese-style blue and white hand-painted tiles and Azulejos. Located in the 24-hour gated community of Pelican Crest, the property has endless unobstructed views, in all directions, of the Pacific Ocean, city lights and Newport Harbor. The home functions effortlessly with all of the its primary spaces on the first level including the master suite, living room, family room, formal dining room, kitchen, morning room, gym, and den. An elevator serves the upper level which houses a library, den/office and private bath, two bedrooms with en-suite baths, a tower and a telescope observatory with a retractable roof. Outside there is a pool and spa, loggia with a fireplace, sweeping ocean views and "Old California" gardens, richly layered with Aleppo Pines, boxwood, camellias, Agave, Torch Aloe blooms, succulents, citrus, roses, Olives, pea gravel paths and stone walkways.