Proudly displaying distinctive architecture and custom hardscaping with colorful landscaping, this executive-class Monterey residence at Talega in San Clemente is turnkey and ready for move-in. Approximately 3,111 square feet, the bright and elegant home is embellished with separate formal living and dining rooms, and a family room with fireplace, stone hearth and built-in entertainment center. Open to the family room, a chef-worthy kitchen features an island with bar seating, a nook with sliding-glass door to the backyard, a built-in desk, granite countertops with full backsplash, wood cabinetry, and appliances that include a GE double oven and a built-in refrigerator with cabinet-matched panels. Five bedrooms and four- and one-half baths are presented in the solar-powered home, including a first-floor bedroom with built-ins, an upstairs ensuite, and a master suite with two walk-in closets, mirrored wardrobe doors, separate vanities, a shower, soaking tub, and scenic hill and neighborhood views. An attached three-car garage offers built-in storage, and crown molding, ceiling fans, plantation shutters, and carpet, tile and wood flooring add ideal finishing touches. Grounds extend approximately 5,811 square feet and are home to a classic covered entry porch, a courtyard with fountain, a side yard with synthetic turf, and an impressive resort-style backyard with saltwater pool and spa, a waterfall, custom stacked-stone fireplace and paver decking. Monterey is next the luxurious Talega Swim & Athletic Club, which boasts two pools, tennis courts, a park and clubhouse.