For Sale: 901 Highland Avenue, Del Mar, CA 92014. 4-bedroom 5-bath, 4379 sf, 1927 DEL MAR $7,988,000 - $8,488,000 (ACTIVE) begin new search
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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!

Address 901 Highland Avenue
Del Mar, CA 92014
Listing Status REMOVED after ACTIVE
Asking Price $7,988,000 - $8,488,000
Original Listing $6,999,000 @ 2018-01-12
Property Condition Turnkey,Updated/Remodeled
Terms Cash,Conventional
Government & HOA
County San Diego
Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 300-251-27-00
Zoning 1
Ownership Fee Simple
Pets Allowed Yes
Property Restrictions Coastal Commission
Sales Restrictions N/K
Mello-Roos Fee $0
HOA Fee $0
Overview Bedroom Entry Level, Bonus Room, Breakfast Area, Den, Dining Area, Dining Room/Separate, Exercise Room, Family Room, Formal Entry, Great Room, Guest Maid, Master Retreat, Media/Music, Office, Optional Bedrooms, Storage Room, Wine Cellar, Game Room, Foyer, Separate Family Room
Square Footage 4379 sf
Flooring Brick/Pavers, Tile, Wood
Bedrooms 4 (0 optional)
Full Bathrooms 5
Family Room 22x18
Living Room 28x17
Dining Room 15x12
Kichen 29x16
Master Bedroom 30x15
2nd Bedroom 13x12
3rd Bedroom 12x9
4th Bedroom 15x13
Directions Camino Del Mar to top of 9th Avenue.
Cross Street 9th
Market Area Coastal North
Community Area DEL MAR
Neighborhood Olde Del Mar/ Village
School District Del Mar Union,San Dieguito Union High
Walk Score 56
Year Built 1927 (source: Public Records)
Laundry Location Laundry Room
Elevator No
Cooling Central Forced Air, High Efficiency, Dual
Heating Natural Gas, Wood Zoned Areas, Fireplace, Forced Air Unit
Water Heater Gas
Irrigation Automatic,Drip
Sewer/Septic None
Fireplaces 4 (FP in Family Room, FP in Living Room, Patio/Outdoors, Other/Remarks)
Security Eqpt Owned
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
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MLS Number 180002204
Courtesy Of Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
Style Mediterranean/Spanish Detached 2 Story
Material Wood/Stucco
Lot Size .5 to 1 AC
Fencing Full,Gate,New Condition,Wrought Iron,Wood
Topography Level
Roof Tile/Clay
Swimming Pool Below Ground, Lap, Private, Waterfall
Patio Balcony, Brick, Deck, Stone/Tile
Exclusive Yard Yes
Site Alley Access, Corner Lot, Curbs, Public Street, Rear Yd Str Access
Total Spaces: 12
Garage Spaces: 3
Non-Garage Spaces: 9 - Circular Driveway,Driveway - Pavers,Off Street
View Evening Lights, Ocean, Parklike, Pool, Water, Trees/Woods