Temecula, California has the best vineyards in southern California. It is nestled in a valley surrounded by mountain summits and is characterized by warm weather, picturesque vineyards, and the close proximity to Los Angeles.
Featured Home: 31075 Jedediah-Smith Road
The Mediterranean style home on Jedediah-Smith Road is private and secluded with not just one home, but two. It features 6 bedrooms and 5 baths. The main home has 3 bedrooms with a fantastic master suite. Marble embraces this suite along with a fireplace and lovely windows overlooking the Temecula Valley. The kitchen is perfect for entertaining with 3 ovens, a 6 burner gas range, maple cupboards, 2 dishwashers, L-shaped granite counter tops and an island with plenty of storage.
Enter the main house through a foyer with majestic columns, marble floors and intricately carved maple doors. The sunken living room invites you to sit down and relax. The office has floor to ceiling custom built book shelves and hardwood floors and there are bay windows in the dining room. The 1700 sq. ft. guest house has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a comfortable family room and an updated kitchen with modern appliances.
The entire outdoor living space is private with 2 pools and a hot tub, landscaped gardens, fruit trees and grape vines. It offers scenic views of the mountains from the covered patio. This home also has a garage that is large enough for 4 vehicles and the guest home has a 2 car garage. The entire estate sits on 3 lush acres of land.
With a population of over 100,000 Temecula has a variety of schools for the children to attend. They may attend Helen Hunt Jackson Elementary School, Nicholas Valley Elementary School or Temecula Elementary School, the James L. Day Middle School or Temecula Valley Middle School, Temecula Valley High School, Great Oak High or Chaparral High School. There are also private schools and a community college located in Temecula Valley.
Activities in Temecula, CA
Temecula is popular for wine tasting and playing golf. Golfers love to play golf on the many championship golf courses located in Temecula Valley. They also enjoy mountain biking and hiking, art galleries and the hot air balloon festival. Don’t miss the Street Painting Festival, Old Town Western Days and the Balloon and Wine Festival every year in May and June. Enjoy shopping at the Promenade Mall, take in a play at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater or hop on the trolley and tour the local wineries.