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7231 Monte Vista Avenue

La Jolla, CA 92037
  • $7,490,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 24 Days
  • MLS #: NDP2112329
UPDATED: 15 min ago
$7,490,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 0.26
    ACRES
  • 6
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 5,250
    SQFT
  • $1,427
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1924
County:

School Ratings & Info

School District:
Listing provided courtesy of Linda Daniels of Willis Allen Real Estate

Description

Historic charm meets timeless luxury at this gated English Storybook/French Normandy Tudor masterpiece originally designed in 1924 by master architect, Edgar V. Ullrich, that has been beautifully maintained and expanded upon throughout the years! The iconic home is situated on an exceedingly-rare 11,219 SqFt corner lot in the Beach Barber Tract neighborhood just one block from Marine Street beach and a short walk to all of amenities of La Jollas Village! Original details abound throughout the home, including multiple Juliet balconies, masonry fireplaces, built-in cabinetry and window seats, hardwood floors, and leaded mullioned windows with clear and stained glass that open to admire the ocean views that adorn the 2nd and 3rd levels, or to feel the ocean breeze and listen to the waves as you fall asleep. The homes expansive and versatile floorplan features 5 en-suite bedrooms plus 3 optional bedrooms that could also serve as dedicated offices for working from home, a bonus recreation space, or an exercise room additionally, the property features a detached 1BR/1BA guest studio apartment/ADU above the detached garage with its own kitchenette and private entry! Enjoy indoor-outdoor living and effortless entertaining in either of the homes two grand living spaces the original formal living room with cathedral vaulted ceilings or the sprawling family room with soaring, 3-story ceilings and a breathtaking fireplace inspired by Yosemites Ahwahnee Lodge both of which feature walls of French doors that open to expansive backyard with outdoor living and dining spaces amidst lush gardens and offers enough space for the next owners to add an in-ground pool! Widely admired for its striking architectural beauty and its manicured landscaping with idyllic gardens and hedged fencing that surrounds the home, this landmark property is affectionally called "The Monkey House by locals because of a sculpture that dons the homes front gable showing two monkeys holding the Ullrich crest. A beloved setting for many family weddings, 4th of July parades, holiday parties, philanthropic events, and La Jolla Secret Garden Tours throughout its rich history, this home it will undoubtedly continue to serve as the backdrop of lifelong memories for years to come!

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2021-11-27T18:25:33.42. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or ERA CARLILE Realty Group. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
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7231 Monte Vista Avenue La Jolla, CA 92037

  • Price: $7,490,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 24 Days
  • Updated: 15 min ago
  • MLS #: NDP2112329
5
Beds
6
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.26
Acres
5,250
SQFT
$1,427
$/SQFT
1924
Built
Neighborhood:
92037 - La Jolla
County:
San Diego
Area:
92037 - La Jolla
School District:
La Jolla
Property Description
Historic charm meets timeless luxury at this gated English Storybook/French Normandy Tudor masterpiece originally designed in 1924 by master architect, Edgar V. Ullrich, that has been beautifully maintained and expanded upon throughout the years! The iconic home is situated on an exceedingly-rare 11,219 SqFt corner lot in the Beach Barber Tract neighborhood just one block from Marine Street beach and a short walk to all of amenities of La Jollas Village! Original details abound throughout the home, including multiple Juliet balconies, masonry fireplaces, built-in cabinetry and window seats, hardwood floors, and leaded mullioned windows with clear and stained glass that open to admire the ocean views that adorn the 2nd and 3rd levels, or to feel the ocean breeze and listen to the waves as you fall asleep. The homes expansive and versatile floorplan features 5 en-suite bedrooms plus 3 optional bedrooms that could also serve as dedicated offices for working from home, a bonus recreation space, or an exercise room additionally, the property features a detached 1BR/1BA guest studio apartment/ADU above the detached garage with its own kitchenette and private entry! Enjoy indoor-outdoor living and effortless entertaining in either of the homes two grand living spaces the original formal living room with cathedral vaulted ceilings or the sprawling family room with soaring, 3-story ceilings and a breathtaking fireplace inspired by Yosemites Ahwahnee Lodge both of which feature walls of French doors that open to expansive backyard with outdoor living and dining spaces amidst lush gardens and offers enough space for the next owners to add an in-ground pool! Widely admired for its striking architectural beauty and its manicured landscaping with idyllic gardens and hedged fencing that surrounds the home, this landmark property is affectionally called "The Monkey House by locals because of a sculpture that dons the homes front gable showing two monkeys holding the Ullrich crest. A beloved setting for many family weddings, 4th of July parades, holiday parties, philanthropic events, and La Jolla Secret Garden Tours throughout its rich history, this home it will undoubtedly continue to serve as the backdrop of lifelong memories for years to come!
Exterior Features

Architectural Style EnglishFrenchTudor Attached Garage YN 0 Construction Materials Stucco Direction Faces West Entry Level 1 Exterior Features Lighting Fencing PrivacySecurityWoodWrought Iron Lot Features Back YardCorner LotFront YardGardenSprinklers In RearSprinklers In FrontLawnLandscapedLevelNear Public TransitStreet LevelValue In LandYard Other Structures Guest HouseShed(S)StorageWorkshop Parking Features Door-MultiGarageGarage Faces Side Parking Total 2 Patio And Porch Features BrickOpenPatio Pool Features NoneSee Remarks Pool Private YN No Property Attached YN No Road Frontage Type City Street Road Surface Type Paved Roof ShingleWood Sign On Property YN No Spa Features None Spa YN No View OceanWater View YN Yes

Interior Features

Appliances DishwasherFreezerGas CookingGas CooktopDisposalIndoor GrillMicrowaveRefrigeratorRange HoodWater HeaterWarming Drawer Common Walls No Common Walls Cooling None Cooling YN No Door Features French DoorsPanel DoorsSliding Doors Fireplace Features Bonus RoomFamily RoomGasLiving RoomMaster BedroomWood Burning Fireplace YN Yes Flooring CarpetTileWood Heating Forced AirFireplace(S)Natural Gas Heating YN Yes Interior Features Beamed CeilingsBuilt-In FeaturesBalconyCathedral Ceiling(S)High CeilingsLiving Room Deck AttachedMultiple StaircasesPantryStorageBedroom On Main LevelEntrance FoyerJack And Jill BathWalk-In PantryWalk-In Closet(S)Workshop Main Level Bathrooms 3 Main Level Bedrooms 2 Window Features BlindsBay Window(S)Custom Covering(S)French/MullionedStained Glass

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN No Association Fee 0 Association YN No Common Interest None Community Features CurbsStreet LightsSuburbanSidewalksWater Sports Current Financing Trust Deed Disclosures Covenants/Restrictions DisclosureCoastal Commission RestrictionsDeath On Property < 3 YrsTrust/Conservatorship Electric Electricity - On Property Garage YN Yes Land Lease YN No Laundry Features InsideLaundry Room Lease Considered YN No Levels Three Or More Listing Agreement Exclusive Right To Sell Listing Service Full Service Listing Terms CashCash To Existing LoanCash To New LoanConventionalSubmit New Construction YN No Number Of Units In Community 0 Possession Close Of Escrow Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Security Features Security System Senior Community YN No Sewer Public SewerSewer Tap Paid Special Listing Conditions Standard Utilities Cable AvailableElectricity ConnectedSee RemarksUnderground Utilities Water Source Public Zoning R-1:Single Fam-Res



Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2021-11-27T18:25:33.42. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or ERA CARLILE Realty Group. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
 
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Listing provided courtesy of Linda Daniels of Willis Allen Real Estate