Experience the epitome of luxury where the charm of the South of France meets the grandeur of Southern California in this 5-bedroom, 8-bathroom masterpiece. Nestled in the exclusive Royal Oaks area of Encino, this custom-built family home is just moments away from the finest dining, shopping, and entertainment on both the San Fernando Valley and the Westside of LA. Welcome to The Colony, a gated enclave of 50 homes accessible through a 24-hour guard-gated entrance. Beyond the guard, you'll find the residence with its private gated drive and motor court. The main level boasts a grand entry gallery, a Living room with a conversation area and sunken bar, a formal Dining room, a Kitchen with a center Island, and panoramic kitchen window that over looks the pool andgarden. Additionally, there's a family room, two powder baths for guests, and an en-suite bedroom.The upper level features 4 en-suite bedrooms, a sitting room/play area (currently a gym). The Primary bedroom suite has romantic views from the balcony. The recently redone primary bath showcases fine wood cabinetry, beautiful hardware, a soaking tub, and a double stall shower. Dual walk-in closets complete the main bedroom suite. Beyond this, a private stairway leads to a separate guest suite-ideal for a 6th bedroom, in-law suite, media room, home office, or professional gym. The estate grounds offer a stunning swimmers pool, a stone pool pavilion with a fireplace, outdoor BBQ kitchen, and bar. Craftsmanship shines through rich woodwork, wrought iron, beveled windows, and hand-made roof tiles. Privacy abounds and an exceptional home awaits!