Top of the world views and privacy from this 4-acre retreat overlooking Lake Hodges and the surrounding Escondido mountains. Constructed and maintained with utmost attention to detail, this 2-story craftsman utilizes every view corridor that Mt. Israel offers. The living room is impressive with its grand fireplace, vaulted ceilings and wall of glass accordion doors that reveal breathtaking views of Lake Hodges. Step out onto the deck overlooking a zero-edge jacuzzi, re-circulating rock stream, groves of blue eucalyptus and more stunning lake views. The Primary bedroom features a balcony with French doors, large closets, and a spa-like bathroom with skylights and an oversized steam shower. Expansive center isle kitchen with stainless steel appliances looking West to surrounding hillsides. Designed to entertain or be enjoyed all for yourself, with a spacious deck, built-in BBQ, outdoor kitchen, gas firepit, and parking for up to 40 cars in the driveway. Take in the lake views from everywhere; the zero-edge jacuzzi, the executive office, the dining room, even the guest rooms have blue-water or hillside views. High end 2 car garage for the car-lover or the tinkerer. Plenty of storage and room for activities, workshop/shed, tankless water heater, central vac, state-of-the art automatic retractable windows and skylights, stainless steel appliances, outdoor gas firepit, service road around entire property, gated driveway, usable land for guest house or ADU, natural creek, 500-gallon reserve water tank, dog run. Minutes away from Lake Hodges recreation area and the Elfin Forest Reserve, but still just a short distance from all of the shopping and dining that Escondido offers, 9-minutes to downtown Rancho Santa Fe, 21-minutes to the beach, 35-minutes to the airport. Escondido has 11 parks and lakes and over 66 scenic walking and hiking trails. Come discover Mt. Israel !!