16506 Los Morros Rancho Santa Fe, CA
$ 2,599,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#190049310
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountySAN DIEGO
  • CityRancho Santa Fe
  • AreaRancho Santa Fe
  • NeighborhoodCovenant
  • Zip92067
  • Style
  • Price$ 2,599,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage3574
  • Lot Size1.12 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Coldwell Banker Res. Brokerage
Property Description

Within the prestigious Rancho Santa Fe covenant, this historic single level home is the epitome of French country elegance and architecture. Known as “The Shipway House” it was designed and built by one of America’s first female architects, Verna Cook Shipway. With delicate colors, artistic doors, stonework, and exterior patios, this home embodies the design and charm of the era in which it was built. The private guest house, pool and outdoor areas create a perfect space for entertaining and relaxing. "The Shipway House" or "House on the Knoll", is perched atop lovely, lush grounds on the west side of the ranch. This charming french country home was designed and built by one of America's first successful female architects, Verna Cook Shipway. It became the home for her and her husband Warren Shipway in 1947. This home embodies the unique qualities that are trademarks of Verna Shipway's designs. Delicate colors, artistic door designs, ceiling detail, stonework, and multiple exterior patios underlie the charm and character of this home that transcends softness and harmony of materials and design. Shipway was the first woman to study architecture at Columbia University in 1914. She also attended the Prestige Ecole Speciale D'Architecture in Paris where she was the only female among 126 students. She designed numerous homes in New York suburbs including Berkeley and Scarsdale. In 1936, she was selected to design the first "Ideal House" for HOUSE AND GARDEN. In 1939, Shipway designed a model home for the New York World's Fair. She was the only female architect invited to design this example of new thinking of architecture designed to reflect the female desires of a home. At the Mandeville Special Collections Library at UCSD there are over 1300 files on Verna Cook Shipway. They include sketches, architectural plans, photographs of her homes, details of interiors, measured drawings, furniture details, manuscript materials, and travel diaries. The current owner, Penelope Voisen, purchased the home in 1986. She has substantially remodeled and updated the home, yet has preserved the original representation of style and detail created by Verna Cook Shipway.

Price History
9/5/2019 Listed $2,599,000

General Features

Association Fee Includes Common Area Maintenance, Other/Remarks, Security
HOA Fee 0.14
HOA Fee Frequency Semi-Annually
Home Owner Fee Reflects Year
Home Owner Total Fees 0.14
Neighborhood Covenant
Price Per Sq Ft 727.2
Sale/rent For Sale
Senior Community Y/N N/K
Stories 1 Story
Terms Cash, Conventional
Year Built 1947

Interior Features

Bedroom 2 Dimensions 13x13
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 13x15
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 20x14
Bedroom 5 Dimensions 13x30
Cooling Central Forced Air
Dining Room Dimensions 11x14
Equipment Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Built In Range, Double Oven, Electric Oven, Electric Range, Counter Top
Family Room Dimensions 18x23
Fireplace FP in Family Room, FP in Living Room, FP in Master BR
Full Baths 5
Guest House Est. Sqft 410
Heat Source Propane
Heating Fireplace, Forced Air Unit
Kitchen Dimensions 17x12
Laundry Garage
Laundry Utilities Gas
Living Area 3574
Living Room Dimensions 14x20
Master Bedroom Dimensions 15x30
Number of Fireplaces 3
Optional Bedrooms 1
Spa Private Below Ground
Total Bedrooms 6

Exterior Features

Covered Parking Attached
Exterior Stucco, Wood
Fencing Split Rail
Garage Spaces 3
Guest House Attached, Other/Remarks
Irrigation Sprinklers
Lot Size Area 1+ to 2 AC
Parking Non-garage Driveway
Parkng Non-garaged Spaces 3
Pool Heat Propane
Pool Y/N Below Ground
Roof Tile/Clay
Sewer Sewer Connected
Topography Level
Total Parking 6
Water Source Meter on Property


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 92067

AVG $4.58M
AVG 102
Year Built
AVG 1993

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