STUNNING ITALIAN VILLA with a private casita on a cul-de-sac within walking distance to the Club. Upgrades start at the curb with a formal garden, paver walkways, smooth stucco finish and wrought-iron accented garage doors and shutters. Enter through the gated courtyard and open the custom wood front door into your bright foyer filled with natural sunlight and a sweeping staircase. The massive Great Room has a marble accented fireplace with wrought iron enclosure, a service bar and 3 sets of glass doors to the rear grounds. The highly upgraded kitchen boasts hand-painted cabinetry, marble counters, Blanco granite deep sink, Sub-Zero refrigerator, walk-in pantry, center island and kitchen desk. Sunny breakfast room as well as formal dining room. Downstairs bedroom with bath has French doors leading to the private courtyard. Spacious upstairs master suite with travertine flooring, Venetian plaster walls, marble-accented fireplace, walk-out balcony with a lovely view and a large walk-in closet. The sumptuous master bath features temp-controlled Roman tub with marble surrounds, digitally controlled shower and a chandelier. The third bedroom has an en suite bath and a French door leading to the front balcony. There is an additional bonus room upstairs used an office. The detached casita currently sports poker games but has a closet inset to become a fourth bedroom if desired. The private back yard is inspiring with formal gardens and a long pergola graced with a mature wisteria vine. No Mello Roos. Come enjoy all that the coveted, guard-gated community of Coto has to offer. This home is a rare gem.