$6,999,000 901 Highland Avenue Del Mar, CA

MLS: 180002204   Type: Single Family   County: San Diego   City: Del Mar   Neighborhood: Olde Del Mar- Village   Zip: 92014   Style: Mediterranean/Spanish     Stories: 2

Mortgage $32,859 /mo

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Priced to sell! Olde Del Mar masterpiece with a private park featuring one of the largest, most enchanting trees in San Diego County. Over half an acre (all flat and usable) of lush landscaping, serene rose gardens, fruit trees, pool, spa and outdoor fireplace. Complete renovation includes restoration of original wood floors and beams, coupled with the modern architecture of Bokal & Sneed. Ocean views, detached guest house, parking for 10+ cars, all within reach of the Del Mar Village and sandy beaches. Casa Chévere was built in the late 1920’s by Everett E. Ellis, a key contributor to the early development of Del Mar. Rich in charm and elegance, this extraordinary Spanish Retreat remains a signature property in Del Mar's History. One of the most distinctive features of this property is the over-sized, majestic, Morton Bay Fig Tree that stands tall and proud for all to see. It has been said, that this tree is the 2nd or 3rd oldest tree in San Diego County. Original 1920's hardwood floors and ceiling beams remain preserved throughout the home, fused with the modern architecture, flair and renovation of local Architects, Bokal & Sneed. Luxury Home Builders, Steigerwald-Dougherty, mastered a complete renovation, exceeding the expectation of a newly constructed luxury home. The extensive renovation included seismic retrofitting, new foundation in the family room, floor to ceiling glass windows and doors in the family room to bring the outdoors in, enclosing and expanding the detached guest house, new plumbing, piping, electrical, appliances and fixtures, complete pool/spa remodel including piping and re-finishing, all new exterior lighting, landscaping, irrigation and drainage. The property was completely fenced with Wrought Iron and partial wood fencing by San Diego Fence. The driveway was graded and refinished with pavers by Rivcon construction. New HVAC systems including a high energy efficient AC unit was installed in the main house in 2016. The garage, guest house and main house have a high-end dehumidifier system and the house has a water softener system. The kitchen features original hardwood floors and exposed beam ceiling in the kitchen nook, a massive one-slab marble top island, two sinks, two dishwashers, an over-sized sub-zero refrigerator, 6-burner Viking Range, custom cabinets and incredible finishes and design. The floors in the guest house are pavers from the streets of Paris from the 1800's. The guest house includes a kitchenette with sub-zero fridge, convection oven, sink and cabinet space, a generous living room with fireplace, storage, a full bath downstairs and a bedroom and full bath upstairs with walk-in closet and Juliette balcony over-looking the pool and lush landscape. There are several tranquil spaces throughout the park-like grounds to relax and unwind. This property is extremely private, over the top in detail and design, and truly one of a kind. You will not find another home with a private park, ocean views, an all useable/level .53 acres with extraordinary grounds, pool/spa, outdoor fireplace, fully gated, well secured, 10+ parking, enchanting tree, with this much character. This property is unmatched and ready for a true Real Estate Collector!

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Price History

1/12/2018 Listed $6,999,000

Association Fee 0
CFD/Mello-Roos Fee 0
Community DEL MAR
Other Fees 0
Pets Yes
Sale/rent For Sale
School District Del Mar Union, San Dieguito Union High
Security Features Eqpt Owned
Senior Community Y/N N/K
Site Alley Access, Corner Lot, Curbs, Public Street, Rear Yd Str Access
Stories 2 Story
Style Mediterranean/Spanish
Terms Cash, Conventional
Year Built 1927
Zoning 1

Interior Features

# of Fireplaces 4
Approximate Living Space 4, 000 to 4, 999 SqFt
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 13x12
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 12x9
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 15x13
Cooling Central Forced Air, High Efficiency, Dual
Dining Room Dimensions 15x12
Elevator No
Equipment Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Garage Door Opener, Microwave, Pool/Spa/Equipment, Washer, Water Filtration, Water Softener, Other/Remarks, 6 Burner Stove, Built In Range, Convection Oven, Double Oven, Counter Top
Extra Room 1 Dimensions 28x17
Family Room Dimensions 22x18
Fireplace FP in Family Room, FP in Living Room, Patio/Outdoors, Other/Remarks
Flooring Brick/Pavers, Tile, Wood
Full Baths 5
Heat Source Natural Gas, Wood
Heating Zoned Areas, Fireplace, Forced Air Unit
Kitchen Dimensions 29x16
Laundry Laundry Room
Laundry Utilities Electric, Gas
Living Area 4379
Living Room Dimensions 28x17
Master Bedroom Dimensions 30x15
Optional Bedrooms 0
Spa Private w/Pool, Yes
Spa Heat Gas
Sub-flooring Slab on Grade
Water Heater Type Gas

Exterior Features

Covered Parking Detached
Exclusive Use Yard Yes
Exterior Wood/Stucco
Fencing Full, Gate, New Condition, Wrought Iron, Wood
Garage Spaces 3
Guest House Detached
Irrigation Automatic, Drip
Lot Size Area .5 to 1 AC
Parking Non-garage Circular Driveway, Driveway - Pavers, Off Street
Parking Total 12
Parkng Non-garaged Spaces 9
Patio Balcony, Brick, Deck, Stone/Tile
Pool Below Ground, Lap, Private, Waterfall
Pool Heat Gas
Roof Tile/Clay
Sewer None
Topography Level
View Evening Lights, Ocean, Parklike, Pool, Water, Trees/Woods
Water Source Meter on Property

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (92014)

Price 6.99M Avg 5.16M

Sqr Feet 4,379 Avg 2,963

Cost / Sqr Ft $1,598 Avg $1,742

Acres 0.53 Avg 0.59

Visits 25 Avg 89

Days on Site 11 Avg 79

Walkscore® 69 Avg 38

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