This iconic waterfront masterpiece epitomizes the essence of coastal living, with a highly coveted private staircase that touches down to the sandy beach. The grand room, dining rooms, and kitchen are beautifully designed using original materials wherever possible, and tasteful upgrades when appropriate. A generous master & 2 other bedrooms are punctuated by captivating Pacific views, & an ocean view artist’s studio, grassy front yard & parking for 6 within the gated courtyard complete this idyllic home. • Peaceful and serene with the sound of waves and incredible ocean breeze and views. • Watch the surf break down the entire coast down all the way from La Jolla to San Onofre. • Watch the boats, pelicans, whales, dolphins, local osprey and surfers below from a private yard. • Built in 1928 - the 2nd house ever built on the bluff of Neptune Avenue • Rumored to have been owned by the famous movie star, Charlie Chaplin. • Unique Cape Cod style architecture. • Coveted steps down to the beach from the backyard that have been maintained over the years. • Home has been meticulously maintained to keep the look of the original architecture with modern upgrades throughout. • Private with a gated entrance. • Large, flat grassy front yard, and side yard with immaculate tropical landscaping. • Detached artists studio/office with large glass doors that open to an ocean view. • Custom Fiber Cement Siding • Unique Georgian front door with knocker. • Original windows in the front entrance foyer to enhance the character. • Milgard windows are in the back of house for protection, and Eagle windows in the front to retain the original architecture. • Original windows in living room cabinet. • Original V-Joint wood ceilings in the living room and kitchen. • Living room has wood paneling with Picture Moulding with oversized fireplace and sound system. • Kitchen has carrera marble counters, a large island with built-in prep sink, gas range with hood, refrigerator, new dishwasher, and farm sink. • New Subzero bar fridge. • Double sliding pocket doors to close off kitchen from living room. • Built-in desk off kitchen with cable raceway to hide cords and a hidden area for a printer. • Built-in library space. • Full downstairs bathroom with tub & shower. • Downstairs laundry room with washer and dryer hidden behind bifold panel doors. • Additional sliding pocket door to close off the laundry room from the kitchen. • Interior staircase has safety sensors that can light up at night. • Wood, Stone, and brand new carpet (bedrooms only) flooring • Master bedroom upstairs has walk-in closet, original V-Joint ceiling, and new carpet. • Second upstairs bedroom has built in drawers, closet, and new carpet. • Third upstairs bedroom has built-ins and closet. • Ocean view second floor bathroom with double sink, carrara marble counter, and a deep tub with shower. • Carrera marble window sills throughout house. • Nest thermostat for A/C and heating. • Tankless water heater. • USB charging ports throughout the house. • Outdoor firepit overlooking the ocean. • Outdoor hot shower with separate overhead and foot shower heads and surf rack. • Multiple ocean view decks with glass enclosures, making the most of the panoramic views. • Lighted stairway with motion detectors to the beach for safe night access. • Lockable beach access gate with latch system from Isle of Sky in Scotland • Located right next to the Catamarans and Avocado Street surf breaks. • Two car garage plus additional parking for 4 cars inside the gated entrance.