7231 Monte Vista Avenue $6,995,000

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    7231 Monte Vista Avenue La Jolla, CA 92037

    • 5 Beds
    • 7 Baths
    • 5,250 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# NDP2112329
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    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!

    • General Features
      • Association Fee 0.00
      • Buyer Compensation 2.500 %
      • Community Features Curbs, Sidewalks, Suburban
      • County Or Parish San Diego
      • Number Of Units In Community 0
      • YearBuilt 1924
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Dishwasher,Freezer,Disposal,Gas Cooking,Gas Cooktop,Indoor Grill,Microwave,Range Hood,Refrigerator,Warming Drawer,Water Heater
      • Architectural Style English, French, Tudor
      • Bedrooms Total 5
      • Cooling None
      • DoorFeatures French Doors,Panel Doors,Sliding Doors
      • Exterior Features Lighting
      • Fireplace Features Bonus Room,Family Room,Gas,Living Room,Master Bedroom,Wood Burning
      • Flooring Carpet,Tile,Wood
      • Full Bathrooms 6
      • Half Bathrooms 1
      • Heating Fireplace(s),Forced Air,Natural Gas
      • Interior Features 2 Staircases,Balcony,Beamed Ceilings,Built-in Features,Cathedral Ceiling(s),High Ceilings,Living Room Deck Attached,Pantry,Storage
      • Laundry Features Individual Room,Inside
      • Levels Three Or More
      • Living Area 5250.00
      • Patio and Porch Features Brick,Patio,Patio Open
      • Roof Shingle, Wood
    • Room Features
      • Eating Area Breakfast Counter / Bar, Breakfast Nook, Separated
    • Property Features
      • Fencing Privacy,Security,Wood,Wrought Iron
      • Lot Features Back Yard, Corner Lot, Front Yard, Garden, Landscaped, Lawn, Level with Street, Lot 10000-19999 Sqft, Near Public Transit, Sprinklers In Front, Sprinklers In Rear, Value In Land, Yard
      • Lot Size Acres 0.25
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      • Parking Total 2.00
      • Pool Private Y/N 0
      • Pool Features None

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    Bobby Graham

    Bobby Graham

    Real Estate Agent

    DRE# 01824264

    La Jolla Office

    Primary: 619-379-9668

    Neighborhood

    92037 (La Jolla) Demographics

    45 Median Age
    2,530 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    80% College Educated
    $109,194 Estimated Median Income
    10,020 Estimated Total Home Owners
    6,646 Estimated Total Renters
    60% / 40% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    2 Estimated Average Household Size
    38,168 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

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    $2,195,000 Median Sales Price
    65 Homes Sold
    123 New On Market

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        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $6,995,000
        2/4/2022 3:31:37 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $6,995,000 -6.61%
        11/2/2021 6:04:00 PM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $7,490,000

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