This expansive and elegantly upgraded Montellano home sits on a quiet street in a family-friendly neighborhood. Walk into the impressive circular foyer and onto beautiful hardwood floors that extend throughout the first floor of the home. The first floor ensuite room features a full bathroom and its own 1-car garage – perfect for seniors, guests, nannies, etc. Chef’s kitchen boasts gorgeous granite counters, stainless steel appliances, a cheery circular breakfast nook lined by windows, and a butler’s pantry to the formal dining room. Formal living room across from the dining room has an elegant fireplace and a powder room for guests in the hallway. Relax in front of the stone tile fireplace in the family room, which also has a media center and overlooks the backyard. Large upstairs loft is lined with elegant arches and has a separate alcove with a built in desk & cabinets, perfect for a home office or homework station. Master suite is impressive with a circular tile entry room, large bedroom with a sunny nook overlooking the backyard, and a huge walk-in closet. Master bathroom has a tile floor, separate vanities (one with makeup desk), soaking tub, and plenty of light. Another ensuite room upstairs has a full bathroom and a dual sink vanity. Two additional bright & spacious children’s room have a private bathroom with an extra-long dual sink vanity. Convenient upstairs laundry room has a sink, built-in cabinets, and space for ironing/folding. Backyard perfect for entertaining: large stone patio, built-in BBQ, stacked brick firepit with seating all around, and a charming garden with stepping stones, mature trees, and flowering plants. Enjoy the benefits of Torrey Highlands living – easy freeway access to 15 and 56, attend highly acclaimed PUSD schools, and close to trails, shopping, amenities and restaurants.