Listed at Grossmont Summit: 9844 Summit Dr., La Mesa, CA 91941. 3-bedroom 1-bath, 1910 Grossmont Summit $1,900,000 begin new search
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Overview

If houses could talk, Colonel Ed Fletcher’s former Grossmont Inn, near the top of Grossmont Summit surely would have some stories to tell. Like the private hill it’s perched on, some of the tales would be tall, but most, very factual and very interesting about the deep, rich history of this well kept secret corner of San Diego. What’s for sure is this isn’t your parent’s tract home! From the likes of Actor John Wayne, theatrical agent and actor William Gross (precursor to Grossmont), American Novelist Owen Wister (who wrote ‘The Virginian’, which came to stage, film and later, a popular TV series), to the “Madame”, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, a world famous opera singer whose sprawling home and grounds is another landmark just down the hill on Sunset Avenue; famous painters, singers, musicians, authors and poets from around the world came to this rural area. Wayne filmed many westerns in the area known as the ‘Grossmont Artist’s Colony’, simply became ‘the Artist’s Colony’. Now it’s your turn to seize the rare opportunity to own, live and immerse yourself in an important part of East County’s history. For the first time in nearly 40 years, this beautifully designed and impeccably maintained Emmor Brooke Weaver Craftsman home is on the market. Built in 1913, this was one of the first homes built on Mt. Helix. And just as Colonel Fletcher’s early 1900 guests (typically potential land purchasers or celebrities looking for a quiet getaway) enjoyed the sweeping, breathtaking views the birthplace of Mt. Helix’s artist colony offered, you, too, can drink in the twinkling lights each evening from the comfort of your spacious impressive sitting room. A rare opportunity to honor the rich past while toasting 2022 and the new year in style! Get in on the relaxed living in time for the holidays!

Address 9844 Summit Dr.

La Mesa, CA 91941
Listing Status Active
Asking Price $1,900,000
Original Listing $1,900,000 @ 2022-11-26
Ownership
Age Restriction 0
Property Type
Mello-Roos Fee None Listed
HOA Fee $0
HOA Features Foothills, Mountainous, Rural
Rooms
All Bedrooms Up, Basement, Family Room, Kitchen, Laundry, Living Room
Square Footage Not Disclosed
Flooring Wood
Bedrooms 3
Full Bathrooms 1
Location
Directions Fuerte Dr. to Summit Dr.
Market Area 91941 - La Mesa
Complex Grossmont Summit
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County San Diego
Assessor Parcel# 4915910800
Zoning R1
Geographic Areas

Airport Compatibility Zone: Montgomery Field

Community College District: Grossmont-cuyamaca CC

Zip Code: 91941

Highway Locator

East of I-15

East of I-5

South of I-8

East of I-805

East of SR-163

South of SR-52

Ocean Distance 20.4 miles
Features
Year Built 1910 (source: Seller)
Laundry Location Washer Hookup,Gas Dryer Hookup
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling Central Air
Heating Central, Forced Air, Natural Gas
Sewer/Septic Conventional Septic
Fireplaces Family Room,Living Room (1)
Security Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Fire and Smoke Detection System
Interior Features Beamed Ceilings, Granite Counters, High Ceilings, Storage
Additional Parcels Yes
Additional Parcels Description 491-583-10-00, 491-583-06-00
Appliances Yes
Assessments Yes
Association No
Attached Garage Yes
Common Walls No Common Walls
Construction Materials Redwood Siding
Cooling Yes
Door Features Double Door Entry
Eating Area Breakfast Nook, Country Kitchen, Dining Room, In Kitchen
Electric Standard
Foundation Details None
Heating Yes
High School District Grossmont Union
Land Lease No
Laundry Yes
Levels Two
Living Area Source Assessor
Living Area Units Square Feet
Lot Dimensions Source Assessor
Lot Features Paved, Rocks, Rolling Slope
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Units Acres
Main Level Bathrooms 3
Main Level Bedrooms 3
New Construction No
Parking Yes
Patio Yes
Pool Private Yes
Property Attached No
Road Frontage Type Country Road
Road Surface Type Paved
Room Bathroom Features Shower, Bathtub
Room Kitchen Features Butler's Pantry, Granite Counters, Kitchen Island
Sprinklers No
Tax Model
View Yes
Window Features Skylight(s)
Monthly Payment Calculator
Listing Source
Platform CRMLS
AOR Pacific Southwest
MLS Number PTP2207483
Courtesy of Bob Blessing, Broker
Listing Agent Bob Blessing
Exterior
Style Single Family Residence
Material Not Listed
Lot Size ~ 79,715 sf
Fencing Average Condition,Chain Link,Wood
Topography Not Listed
Roof Composition
Swimming Pool Heated, In Ground
Patio Patio
Exclusive Yard 1
Accessibility None
Parking
Driveway
Asphalt
Garage - Two Door
On Site
Private
RV Access/Parking
Total Spaces: 5.00
Garage Spaces: 5.00
Non-Garage Spaces: 0 -
View City Lights, Mountain(s), Panoramic, Park/Greenbelt, Pool, Rocks