EXPANSIVE OCEAN VIEWS & lower-level RENTAL POTENTIAL! Welcome to the Palisades area of Capo Beach......What many locals call "Little Hawaii." This truly exceptional home provides an open-design floor plan featuring an elegant interior bathed in natural light, high beamed ceilings, flow-through expansive living/dining/entertainment areas, a gas/electric fireplace, open staircase, and a very spacious main-floor owners suite. The suite includes 2 large walk-in closets, a private balcony with picture-perfect water views, and a luxury ensuite bathroom that is beautifully appointed with stone countertops, tiled flooring and high-end toilet/bidet. Other home features are dual A/C, Tesla Solar w/Powerwall, ATT fiberoptics, Culligan soft water system, and numerous recent home-upgrades with the owner's intent of “living here forever.” Fantastic hand-scraped, smoked French oak flooring graces the main living spaces. The open kitchen includes amenities such as a Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, wine cooler, beautiful custom cabinets, large granite-topped island, and a wonderful ocean view. The garage is home to a Tesla Powerwall battery system and car charger, workbench, high-end Samsung washer and dryer, and VERY extensive built-in custom storage. Enjoy the indoor/outdoor lifestyle in your beautiful backyard which includes a large concrete patio, lush grassy area for yard games, and fruit trees such as navel orange, lemon, Asian pear, bananas and an avocado tree. Relax on the upper balcony and enjoy sunsets over the canopy of “Capo Beach”, with ocean views of Catalina. This home is a short bike ride or walk from all that Dana Point has to offer including Pines Park, fantastic shops, restaurants, famous surfing, and all the activities at the soon to be renovated ($400M) harbor. You'll soon discover why this quiet, charming neighborhood is treasured by its residents. The ocean-view photos don't do the view justice! Schedule your private tour today and be prepared for 'love at first sight!"