Reminiscent of a seaside Italian villa, this spacious Point Dume garden compound is light-filled, welcoming, and perfectly designed for a lifestyle of luxurious relaxation and generous entertaining. Sitting behind gates on over 1.2 acres, the residence has huge windows and multiple decks and patios for enjoying the views of the Santa Monica Mountains, the ocean, and the sparkling Queen’s Necklace. The gracious interior has high, beamed ceilings, arched doorways, glossy hardwood floors, and an open layout conducive to congenial gatherings. The living room and formal dining room both open onto a wraparound deck where there is a fire pit, an outdoor dining area, and ample room for lounging. The kitchen is superbly equipped for major entertaining and has a large island topped with butcher-block walnut, a built-in beverage cooler, Taj Mahal quartzite countertops, a casual dining area, plus a built-in breakfast nook. A hallway lined with windows leads to a family/sitting area with a fireplace and doors opening to the front yard. There are four beautiful bedrooms and four bathrooms on this level as well as a powder room and laundry room. Ascend to the upper level by home’s main staircase, near the entry, or via a spiral staircase. Upstairs, the elegant primary suite, with beamed chandelier ceiling, large walk-in closet, and beautiful bath, opens onto a luxurious ocean-view deck with comfortable seating. Also on this level is a powder room and an enormous bonus room with a fireplace. Sliding glass doors open to a spacious deck, with ample room for dining and entertaining, and across the deck is a yoga/fitness studio with a ballet barre and fireplace. The home has a charming side patio with a fire pit and fountain, plus an enormous ocean-view backyard, with a pool, spacious pool deck for lounging and dining, a jacuzzi set beneath a bougainvillea-clad gazebo, an outdoor kitchen/barbecue area, and a large lawn for recreation and entertaining. There is also a structure that has a full bath and kitchenette and could be a guest suite, office, cabana, or studio. The grounds are verdant and stunning, with an enormous garden that has a bridge and an outdoor living room. There is a three-car garage plus room for eight or more cars in the driveway. Exceptionally private, this enchanting estate is a very special refuge. Close to the newly redone steps on Big Dume that lead to coveted Little Dume and all the rewards of Malibu Living.