7231 Monte Vista Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037

$7,490,000
5
BD
7
BA
5,250
SqFt
List Price
$7,490,000
Days on Market
32
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
NDP2112329
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
7
Living Sq. Ft
5,250
Lot Size(apprx.)
11,219
City
La Jolla
Neighborhood
Beach Barber Tract
Property Type
Single Family Residential
Year Built
1924

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

Additional Information

View
Ocean, Water
Stories
3 Story
Architectural Style
English, Tudor/French Normandy
Roof
Wood, Shingle
Equipment Available
Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Freezer, Gas Stove, Gas Cooking
Additional Rooms
Bedroom Entry Level, Bonus Room, Den, Family Room, Guest Maid, Library, Office, Workshop, Retreat, Kitchen, Living Room, Recreation, Art Studio, Converted Bedroom, Entry, Foyer, Jack & Jill, Laundry, Master Bathroom, Separate Family Room, Walk-In Closet, Walk-In Pantry
Cooling
N/K
Heat Equipment
Fireplace, Forced Air Unit
Patio
Brick, Patio, Patio Open
Heat Source
Natural Gas
Parking Garage Spaces
2

Room Dimensions

Supplement
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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