Absolutely charming home, located next to a neighborhood pocket park and nestled in the heart of Ladera Ranch. This highly sought-after floor plan offers 5 full bedrooms, 3-1/2 baths and two car garage with a generous driveway. Tastefully upgraded throughout with both tile and laminate wood flooring, upgraded baseboards, new interior paint, ceiling fans, custom lighting, and plantation shutters. Additional features include Ring doorbell, Nest thermostats, solar panels, and home has been completely re-piped with Pex piping. Kitchen opens to family room and features center island, pristine white cabinetry, pantry, dining area, and upgraded stainless-steel appliances including double ovens, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator. Family room includes wood burning fireplace with expansive raised hearth. Elegant master suite with generous walk-in closets, master bath with dual sinks, custom mirrors, soaking tub and walk-in shower. Generous secondary bedrooms, walk-in linen closet in hallway and convenient upstairs laundry room includes washer & dryer, sink, and storage cabinetry. Fifth bedroom is located on 3rd floor with en-suite bathroom. Relax and unwind in the oversized, private backyard with glass rock fire pit, built-in barbecue with generous bar, outdoor dining area, fruit trees and lush landscaping with koi pond. Wonderful location in Ladera Ranch and close to community parks and amenities including Founders Park and the Avendale Clubhouse with tennis courts and water splash park. Award-winning schools: Oso Grande Elementary, Ladera Ranch Middle School & San Juan Hills High School. LOW TAX RATE!