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Cresthouse Estate in Fern Valley

Offered at $995,000


Cresthouse Estate is 8.17 splendid acres that is lofted in Fern Valley over the main village of Idyllwild. Just 3 blocks from the restaurants, galleries and shops, yet a gated world away. This unique home and rare property have unrivaled views of Strawberry Valley, Tahquitz Rock, San Jacinto Mountains, Thomas Mountain, Palomar Mountain and Observatory and out West to Catalina Island in the sparkling Pacific.


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 54600 Falling Leaf Drive



2,635 Square Feet +



Dual entry doors with leaded glass opening to oak plank foyer.

Living room with floor to ceiling view windows, French doors onto front prow deck, wet bar, volcanic rock fireplace and powder room, forest green carpeting.

Formal dining room with oak plank flooring.

Kitchen with Jenair built-ins, cooking island, oak cupboards, Corianne counters, breakfast nook in turret, French doors to back barbeque deck and side view-deck.

Four separate accesses to extensive main-floor wrap-around decking.



Large dormer for a night sky panorama of stars from your pillow.

Stairs up from living room, dining room, kitchen convergence, oak railing, landing halfway, plush forest-green carpeting up stairway and through master.

Grand master bedroom suite, private balcony above ground floor entry, large walk-in closet, magnificent view of Lily Rock and Strawberry Valley.

Master bath with dual sinks, bidet, large star-view Jacuzzi tub in upper turret.



Stairs down from foyer.

Family room with airtight, wood-burning stove on tile, alcove in windowed lower turret, built-in entertainment center, sliding glass door onto lower balcony and access stairs down to, wine cellar, pantry, F/A furnace room, storage basement.

Laundry room with washer-dryer, folding table, storage cabinets and deepfreeze.

Study with built-in floor to ceiling, oak-faced bookshelves.

Full bath with tiled, step-down, sunken tub, doors to hallway and bedroom # 1.

Bedroom # 2 has mirrored wall-to-wall closet on one side, magnificent views, sliding glass door to private wrap-around deck and step-down, star-view outdoor spa area. Decking is perfect for summer, screened, sleeping porch conversion.

Owner has drawn plans for private "maid’s quarters’ addition off lower floor with private parking and entrance.



Detached, finished 2-car garage with built-in, oak door cabinets, shelving, electric garage door and separate entry door at rear toward house.

Custom workshop with wrap-around windows, good lighting.

Upstairs studio with lots of light, views, skylight, closet, extra storage in enclosed eave areas, custom pine wood flooring with large built-in chess board.



8 private acres of pines, oaks, Silver Poplar, Scotch broom, Manzanita, giant granite boulder formations, native grinding rocks, magnificent views in all directions, gracefully winding paved, lit drive from private electric gate up to circle drive at garage and house for guest parking and easy turn-around.


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