Eastern seaboard meets California casual in this sophisticated, recently built designer’s custom home at the top of the hill in Newport Heights. A welcoming courtyard with tranquil water fountain leads to a separate guest casita/studio with vaulted ceilings & an oversized designer desk & plenty of built-in cabinets for storage, making it ideal for a home office. A first floor family room is warmed by a gas fireplace & features retractable glass doors that lead to a gorgeous outdoor area complete with sparkling saltwater pool & spa, seating areas & outdoor glass enclosed fireplace. Upstairs, an elegant great room showcases four sets of French doors opening to an expansive deck overlooking the pool deck below, with spectacular bay, ocean, & city light views. The chef’s kitchen includes shaker-style cabinets, black honed granite island with prep sink, marble countertops with subway tile backsplash, & professional grade appliances. The master suite boasts ocean views & a bathroom with Carerra marble steam shower, closet with custom built-in cabinetry & vanity, & access to a private balcony. The whole house is smart wired for lighting, sound, security, & data. Effortless transitions & a beautiful floor plan make this residence the perfect place to call home.