Sprawling Ranch 4Br, 2.5 BA on 1.59 acres of useable land, w/an auxiliary, climate controlled, multi-use detached building, currently finished as an office/studio. Every surface of this home has been lovingly restored, with a craftsman's eye.Enter thru the polished, 3 car garage to hand scraped African mahogony floors, the great room w/entertainment center, breakfast area, and top of the line kitchen. Revel in the use of the Thermador appliance package including a duel fuel range and built-in refrigerator.Cherry wood cabinets and beautiful granite accent the 3x6 center island workspace.Enjoy recessed low voltage lighting, pull out pantry, soft close hardware, and 4 seat breakfast bar. This mostly single level home has 3 Br and 1.5 baths on the main floor. Ascend upstairs to the elegant, oversized Master suite w/ breathtaking, south facing, mountain views, luxurious "spa feel" bath, and 7'x16' walk in closet. 3000 sq ft of interlocking brick pavers surround the rear of the home creating a warm outside entertaining area, facing south, w/views of the San Diego mountains. The grounds are useable and allows horses. There's city water, plus well w/pump house, water holding tank and 2 septic systems. Extras include laundry room w/granite folding counter and sink, whole house fan, new ductwork and insulation, dual pane windows, insulated garage doors w/new motors, whole house h2o purifier, 2 air cond, 2 furnaces, new interior doors and hardware, new thermostats, beautiful crown molding throughout-including the closets, high end ceiling fans,hard wired smoke alarms, and under cabinet lighting. 3 driveways around the home lead to various yard locations: the front door, the garage area, and the long driveway to the auxiliary building, great for RV,extra car parking or the office help. This north Alpine home is freeway close to San Diego, and a world away from the hussle of the busy city life.