Beautifully updated 5 bedroom/3 bath home in the Melinda heights area of Rancho Santa Margarita. 3 car garage. New carpet, new paint, newer granite kitchen and center island counter tops. 2 story high volume entry ceilings. Separate formal dining room. Eat-in kitchen with Whirlpool and Maytag stainless steel appliances. Cozy fireplace and built-in entertainment unit in large family room. Main floor bedroom and bathroom with shower stall. Inside laundry room with side yard access. Sweeping staircase leads to the upper level. 3 spacious bedrooms and bonus room, all with ceiling fans. Large Master suite with romantic fireplace. Master bathroom has new flooring, walk-in closet, separate tub and shower. Dual vanities. Private Entertainers backyard with built-in BBQ w eat at bar and new grassy area. Close proximity to elementary school, parks and church. Enjoy the association pools, beach club and many parks! Easy access to toll road and shopping center.