**OWNER IS OFFERING 20,000 FOR BUYERS CLOSING COSTS/RATE BUYDOWN!!** Welcome to the exclusive gated community of North Ridge at Ladera, where the epitome of beauty intertwines with exceptional living spaces. This Highland Home, proudly situated on a coveted corner site, stands as a testament to incomparable value and refined living. Within minutes, residents find themselves at a top-rated elementary school, making mornings a breeze. Boasting 5 spacious bedrooms and 3 immaculate baths, the home offers a flexible loft area upstairs perfect for relaxation, paired with a quiet private study downstairs to cater to your focused endeavors. The main level owner's suite is nothing short of a personal sanctuary, adorned with separate vanities, a luxurious walk-in shower, and a deep soaking tub to wash the day's cares away. The gourmet kitchen, ideal for culinary enthusiasts, gleams with a gas cooktop and separate oven. Throughout the downstairs, the warmth and elegance of wood flooring prevail, while the secondary full suite provides guests with unparalleled comfort. Step outside to an extended flagstone patio shaded by a pergola, perfect for leisurely evenings, as children delight in the playset and swing set. Modern touches such as a rustic barn door, a board & batten accent wall, and contemporary lighting elevate the home's charm. Rounding off this gem are the spacious 3-car garage and a full sprinkler system to keep the landscaping lush. This home is a harmonious blend of style and function, set in a community crafted for discerning tastes.