Enjoy the privacy and serenity of this sophisticated Mediterranean home that was custom built by the present owners in 1988 with all the finest fit and finishes available. Wonderful curb appeal, form and function and a beautiful and professionally landscaped 60’ wide lot setting, capturing the utmost sunlight and privacy. Apx. 5,000 sq ft of interior space offering 4 bedrooms (master suite & 2 huge bedrooms upstairs), an art room/ studio/ 5th bedroom, office and 5.5 baths. The public rooms are spacious. The living room with fireplace, plantation shutters, & French doors open to a private front patio and flows into the family room that has a built-in entertainment center and wet bar. The bright dining room is designed to easily accommodate 20 people and is illuminated with skylights and opens to a private garden surrounded by tall hedges, palm trees and beautiful landscaping, pool and spa. Great flow inside and out; perfect for entertaining. The Chef’s kitchen showcases top-of-the-line Traulsen fridge & freezer, Viking wine fridge, granite counters and breakfast bar/ area. The extra-large master suite features a unique entry, fireplace, balcony, sitting area and a huge luxurious master bathroom with sauna, spa tub, separate shower, his & hers walk-in closets. Other features include a 350 bottle wine closet/ cabinet, recessed lighting, skylights, stone and hardwood floors, built-ins and this home enjoys generous side yard set-backs that could not be duplicated under today’s more restricted building codes.
New Listings this Week
434 22nd St. – 6bd + 5.5ba. $4,295,000. Huge Mediterranean 6,263 sq. ft. with contemporary flair. Huge family room, dining. Mostly pool in the backyard. Basement level showcases a music studio, screening room or play room. Last sold in April 2008 for $3,930,000.
222 22nd St. – 3bd + 2ba. $2,299,000. Traditional with lots of charm. Opportunity to update/ remodel/ expand later. Features hardwood floors, pool and guest studio adjoining the garage. My guess is there will be 20 offers on this.
New Sales this Week
2121 La Mesa Dr. – 6bd + 8ba. $11,495,000. Sold in 45 days. Finally back in escrow, rim side of La Mesa, overlooking Riviera golf course. Not a very kid friendly floor-plan but is truly one of the best sites in the city.
556 12th St. – 5bd + 4.5ba. $4,749,000. Sold in 41 days. Double lot on the north-west corner of 12th and Alta. Heavy fixer, last redone sometime in the 80’s old Spanish style with guest house and pool.
401 18th St. – 4bd + 4.5ba. $3,595,000. Sold in 21 days. Architectural. Bright and airy with high ceilings. 2 bedrooms up and 2 bedrooms down plus a detached guest house with bath.
721 Georgina Ave. – 4bd + 5ba. $3,099,000. Sold in 6 days. Southwest corner of Lincoln and Georgina. Renovated Mediterranean on an oversized corner lot.
Closed Deals this Week
333 24th St. – 5bd + 2.75ba. $2,926,000. Listed by Pence Hathorn Silver.
428 Euclid St. – 3bd + 2ba. $2,425,000. Sold in 15 days.
Pence Hathorn Silver Active Properties:
13868 W. Sunset Blvd. – 4bd + 3.75ba – $2,895,000
8606 W. Olympic Blvd. – 3bd + 2.5ba – $1,449,000
1224 Thayer Ave. #102 – 3bd + 2.75ba – $1,195,000
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