8257 The Landing Way is an exceptional residence on a half acre lot in the exclusive, gated community of the Lakes above Rancho Santa Fe. The elevated site commands expansive views east and west, and enjoys spectacular sunsets from the resort like backyard. In model condition, main residence offers superb accommodation with formal living/dining room, climate controlled wine cellar, paneled, executive office with separate entrance, fully equipped gourmet kitchen complete with large walk in pantry, a prep kitchen with additional dishwasher, and a massive granite topped center island. Upstairs, an elegant master suite invites you to relax in the intimate sitting area, overview the countryside from your private balcony, or luxuriate in master bath soaking tub. There are three other secondary bedroom suites, one of which is on the main floor. The SUV sized 4 car garage is laden with high end built in storage units. In addition, for those out of town guests there is a spacious casita with separate entrance. Outdoors will not disappoint..beautifully landscaped grounds feature a Four Seasons style backyard with glistening pool, perfect for laps /volley ball, or lounging in the shallow shade covered aqua azul. Choose from 2 pool spas, one with massage therapy jets, the other large enough to accomodate 15 of your friends/family, then head over to your very own ‘spa room’. Entertaining is easy with built in bbq, firepit, and poolside cabana complete with heaters, fireplace, and overhead lighting for year round all fresco dining. Convenient central location with northern and southern gates provides easy access to the freeway system, a myriad of shops, multiple restaurants, and the award winning Poway schools. Don’t miss this one! Drapes in Master bedroom and desk in outdoor office do not convey.