Palatial gated Blackhawk estate inspired by world travels sits on private, level .75 acres bordering Mt. Diablo open space. Marble floors, mosaic tile columns, soaring coffered ceilings, decorating millwork with gold leaf trim, custom mural and accent painting, Schonbek crystal chandeliers and sconces, and ornamental ironwork are just a few of its stunning details. Custom built in 2000, its almost 9,000 sf including a two-bedroom/two-bath guesthouse is wrapped in lush gardens and magnificent outdoor play and entertaining space that rivals any five-star resort. Main house features four en suite bedrooms, plus main-level au pair/guest bedroom suite, two powder rooms, executive office, music/conference room, fitness room, sunroom/studio, game room with walk-around bar, opulent formal living room with 22-foot ceiling, elegant dining room, expansive gourmet kitchen, casual dining nook and resplendent family room. Front sweeping staircase and back staircase to second floor, 5-car garage.