Click on the Virtual Tours to see a drone video and a floorplan. Unique California Craftsman estate Historically Designated with Mills Act in place in the highly-sought-after neighborhood of Inspiration Heights in Mission Hills, this stunning beauty has been lovingly restored to its original splendor. Situated on an elevated lot, on a beautiful tree-lined street, this presents a rare opportunity to own a home where every detail is a celebration of architectural magnificence. See Supplement Gleaming original wood floors, open beam 9' ceilings, 2 fireplaces and dozens of windows throughout, the classic architectural features of the Arts and Crafts era are perfectly preserved. You will love being minutes from downtown San Diego, Balboa Park, Old Town and all that this city has to offer. A welcoming front porch provides cool breezes from the ocean introduces this Classic Craftsman and harkens to days when people enjoyed conversation with passing by neighbors while relaxing on the shaded front porch. Architectural detailing enhances the artful simplicity of the estate. Mature landscaping provides privacy and invites alfresco dining in your secluded back yard by the swimming pool or on the deck off the master bedroom where you have peaceful enjoyment of treetop views. Tucked away from hustle and bustle of downtown. Walking trails extend to the canyon & leisurely stroll to many celebrated restaurants, boutiques, tennis courts, schools, Presidio Park, Old Town, Zoo and Balboa Park! First time on the market in over 30 years. Rarely found in historic homes, this beauty boasts a 3 car garage plus hobby room and work bench off a paved private alley. Dozens of hand-made copper and colored glass Craftsman light fixtures adorn both interior and exterior throughout. From the original solid wood front entry door with custom hammered metal hardware and wavy glass, step into your elegant formal living room bathed in light from a half dozen windows. Across gleaming original wood floors and an original stoneclad wood burning fireplace, you can peruse leather-bound volumes from numerous built-in bookcases. The dining room with bay window draws you in and invites you to create happy memories entertaining family and friends. A newly-added family room with gas fireplace and built-in media center, open beam ceilings and window seats allows you to relax and enjoy happy sounds of family splashing in your private pool or enjoying sunny lazy days. From handmade details you'll see meticulous workmanship over every inch, marked by the era of well-crafted homes. Along with artful details such as push-button original light switches this home boasts modern conveniences for comfortable living including newer heat/AC, a huge commercial-grade refrigerator, Viking appliances, 200-amp electrical panel, 4 solar panels and a motorized cover for a newly built lap pool that is heated year round. Chefs will love the spectacular recently remodeled gourmet kitchen suite (kitchen, laundry room, bathroom and pantry area) exquisitely finished in classic style by the top Craftsman builder/restorer in San Diego Custom handmade breakfast nook table and chairs. Slab granite counter tops in kitchen and laundry room. All stainless steel appliances includes Viking double oven stove/range (gas) with 6 burners and vented hood, Traulsen commercial side by side refrigerator , two stainless steel sinks each with disposals (kitchen/laundry room), gleaming white subway tile walls throughout kitchen suite and breakfast nook with builtin desk and book shelves. Plenty of storage you'll find yet another pantry and utility closet along with a side door to the driveway for easy grocery unloading. An easy-access basement awaits your collection of wine. The remodel at a cost of over $180,000 includes an upgrade to add more support for the structure of the home with a concrete floor, new joists and a sump pump/water heater/furnace.
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