Listed at Beach Barber Tract: 7231 Monte Vista, La Jolla, CA 92037. 5-bedroom 6.5-bath, 1924 Beach Barber Tract $7,490,000 begin new search
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Overview

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 Jolla’s 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 home’s 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 home’s 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 Yosemite’s 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 home’s 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!

Address 7231 Monte Vista

La Jolla, CA 92037
Listing Status Active
Asking Price $7,490,000
Original Listing $7,490,000 @ 2021-11-02
Ownership
Age Restriction 0
Property Type
Mello-Roos Fee None Listed
HOA Fee $0
HOA Features Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Suburban, Watersports
Rooms
Art Studio, Bonus Room, Converted Bedroom, Den, Entry, Family Room, Foyer, Guest/Maid's Quarters, Jack & Jill, Kitchen, Laundry, Library, Living Room, Main Floor Bedroom, Master Bedroom, Office, Recreation, Retreat, Separate Family Room, Walk-In Closet, Walk-In Pantry, Workshop
Square Footage Not Disclosed
Flooring Carpet, Tile, Wood
Bedrooms 5
Full Bathrooms 6
Half Baths 1
Location
Directions From La Jolla Blvd, head West on Dunemere Dr. 7231 Monte Vista is on the corner of corner of Monte Vista Ave & Dunemere Dr.
Market Area 92037 - La Jolla
Complex Beach Barber Tract
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County San Diego
Assessor Parcel# 3511012100
Zoning R-1:SINGLE FAM-RES
Geographic Areas

Community College District: San Diego CC

Community: Beach-Barber Tract

School District: San Diego Unified

Zip Code: 92037

Highway Locator

West of I-15

West of I-5

West of I-805

West of SR-163

West of SR-67

South of SR-78

Ocean Distance 0.2 miles
Features
Year Built 1924 (source: Seller)
Laundry Location Individual Room,Inside
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling None
Heating Fireplace(s), Forced Air, Natural Gas
Sewer/Septic Sewer Paid,Public Sewer
Fireplaces Bonus Room,Family Room,Gas,Living Room,Master Bedroom,Wood Burning (1)
Security Security System
Interior Features 2 Staircases, Balcony, Beamed Ceilings, Built-in Features, Cathedral Ceiling(s), High Ceilings, Living Room Deck Attached, Pantry, Storage
Additional Parcels No
Appliances Yes
Assessments No
Association No
Attached Garage No
Common Walls No Common Walls
Construction Materials Stucco
Cooling No
Direction Faces West
Door Features French Doors, Panel Doors, Sliding Doors
Eating Area Breakfast Counter / Bar, Breakfast Nook, Dining Room, Separated
Electric Electricity - On Property
Green Location Transportation, Walkability
Heating Yes
High School District La Jolla
Land Lease No
Laundry Yes
Levels Three Or More
Living Area Source Appraiser
Living Area Units Square Feet
Lot Features Back Yard, Corner Lot, Front Yard, Garden, Landscaped, Lawn, Level with Street, Lot 10000-19999 Sqft, Level, Near Public Transit, Sprinklers In Front, Sprinklers In Rear, Value In Land, Yard
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Units Square Feet
Main Level Bathrooms 3
Main Level Bedrooms 2
New Construction No
Parking Yes
Patio Yes
Pool Private No
Property Attached No
Road Frontage Type Maintained, City Street
Road Surface Type Paved
Room Bathroom Features Exhaust fan(s), Separate tub and shower, Shower, Shower in Tub, Bathtub
Room Kitchen Features Tile Counters, Walk-In Pantry
Sprinklers Yes
Tax Model
View Yes
Window Features Bay Window(s), Blinds, Custom Covering, French/Mullioned, Stained Glass
Monthly Payment Calculator
Listing Source
Platform CRMLS
AOR North San Diego County
MLS Number NDP2112329
Courtesy of Willis Allen Real Estate
Listing Agent Linda Daniels
Exterior
Style Single Family Residence
Material Lighting
Lot Size ~ 11,219 sf
Fencing Privacy,Security,Wood,Wrought Iron
Topography Not Listed
Roof Shingle, Wood
Entry Steps 1
Swimming Pool None
Patio Brick, Patio, Patio Open
Exclusive Yard 1
Parking
Garage
Garage Faces Side
Garage - Two Door
Total Spaces: 2.00
Garage Spaces: 2.00
Non-Garage Spaces: 0 -
View Ocean, Water