Mediterranean gated estate nestled on a wooded, lushly landscaped lot in the hills above the Annandale Country Club area. Designed by Lyman Ennis, A.I.A, this tranquil retreat offers privacy and views of the mountains and city lights. Enter through wrought iron gates to a welcoming courtyard patio, beautifully planted with mesmerizing views and a playful fountain. Features a wide formal entry, a step-down living room with a vaulted beamed ceiling and fireplace, a formal dining room, a cozy library with a fireplace, a spacious den with a bar, plus a separate outside studio, the ''Bird's Nest.'' The remodeled kitchen has a center island, walk-in pantry, breakfast area, and French doors to the patio. The home was designed with the outdoors in mind; most rooms have lovely vistas and indoor/outdoor access. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, four baths, and the laundry. The primary bedroom has dual baths, two walk-in closets, a sitting area, and a fireplace. Three additional bedrooms and two baths complete the upstairs. The gardens are a botanical treasure with specimen and fruit trees, a private spa, a babbling brook with a waterfall, meandering paths, and multiple areas for entertaining or repose.