ALESSANDRO HEIGHTS- CRYSTAL RIDGE ESTATES- Elegant European inspired Estate set on an elevated promontory affording 180 degree views of the picturesque hills, city lights and mountains beyond! Sprawling a full acre homesite, this ultra-custom home built by Gary Johnson exudes quality and distinctive styling inside and out. The expansive foyer is highlighted by the curvilinear stairway and separates the ground floor guest room and office from the living areas. Spacious "Great Room" combines an luxurious living room area with wood burning fireplace together with a media viewing space for casual living or grand entertaining. Large island kitchen with charming octagonal breakfast nook is connected to the separate formal dining room by the walk-behind serving bar and has easy access to the upper floor media room via the back staircase. The Upper level contains the completely separate master suite and 2 spacious additional bedrooms, the media/bonus room and the spacious laundry room; Attached over-sized 3-car garage also has an air-conditioned gym/office/shop space; The grounds are highlighted by the majestic Deodar Cedar, Blue Spruce and Birch trees creating a private screen from the world outside of this secluded gated estate. The dark bottom pool and spa serves not only recreational purposes but provides a striking water feature in the entertaining area of the yard just outside the back French Doors. Served by some of the most popular schools in the district, Martin Luther King High, Amelia Earhart Middle and Taft Elementary. While remote in character this residence is conveniently located to all amenities including shopping, entertainment, Downtown Riverside and all major transportation corridors. A truly special opportunity to live in one of Riverside's most highly coveted neighborhoods!