Rare opportunity to own a magnificent estate atop 1&1/2 lots. Ocean views serve as backdrop to ample entertaining space, pool, spa, shaded BBQ, private gardens, Guest House, & room for unbridled play. Main House, a model of elegance, w/ open balconies to west and east, boasts Clive Christian designed kitchen w/ teak countertops, crystal chandeliers, high-end appliances and butler’s pantry. Den & library hide secret wet bar & storage behind mahogany paneling. Two luxurious master suites. See supplement.
This is a rare opportunity to own one of La Jolla's original estates, first sold in 1928. Oocean views from most rooms. Guest House (not included in SqFt) is storied to have been the original sales office for the Muirlands development. The Monterey style architecture showcases open aire balconies to the west and east. Renovated and expanded in the early 2000s, the home offers modern day luxury while staying true to the original architectural style. The ample kitchen features teak countertops, playfully elegant crystal chandeliers, AGA 6-burner/broiler/oven, sub-zero refrigerator, center island with seating, and adjacent butler’s pantry. The office and library, with Honduran mahogany paneling, open to a private garden and feature a poured concrete fireplace artfully painted to mimic the wood paneling. The master suite includes kitchenette, west & east balconies, sitting room w/ fireplace, and ADA-wide doorways. The 2nd master suite, equally luxurious, offers soaking tub and steam shower. 3-car garages plus additional 90 sqft hobby space and ample storage. Whole house fan, water filtration, and water softener. Its location at the base of the Muirlands allows for ocean views while remaining a short jaunt to restaurants, the beach, the Bike Path, and shops. An estate like this comes available once in a lifetime.