5 miles as the crow flies from the blue Pacific Ocean and the famed Del Mar Race Track is a home described in Veranda Magazine as the “Idyllic Family Sanctuary”. Set on 3 historic acres in the Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe, the gardens were designed by famed landscape architect, Kate Sessions in the 1930s.
The Spanish Colonial Revival Style estate includes a Zaguan entrance leading to an interior courtyard, a main residence of 5 bedrooms, 8 baths and approximately 10,000 square feet, in addition to a detached 2 bedroom, 1 bath guesthouse.
Entertain in the formal living room with a floor to ceiling fireplace and wood beamed ceilings or the nearby family room, opening to the outdoor kitchen, equipped with built in BBQ, bar seating and dining area.
The sun-drenched kitchen features a Carrera marble center island, wood burning pizza oven, and an eat in kitchen area.. Host a more formal affair in the nearby dining room or take advantage of the Mediterranean weather in the outdoor living room.
Unwind in the luxurious master suite of this Spanish Colonial Revival Style estate, with a gas fireplace, his and hers bathrooms and an oversized sitting room opening onto an outdoor patio. Two additional bedroom suites are connected by a glass-roofed conservatory and bibliophiles will surely appreciate the home’s two-story library.
The lower level is a haven for recreation with a full sized gym, billiard room, dance studio, and climate controlled wine cellar. An attached guest suite can also be found on this level or guests can stay in the detached 2-bedroom guesthouse featuring a kitchen, living room and an outdoor patio.
Enjoy the sparkling pool and spa with built in seating or relax in the pool house, complete with outdoor living room and bocce ball court or take a stroll through the historic gardens, where you will find breathtaking greenery, stately palm trees and a “secret garden.”
Located just minutes from the downtown Village, the Historic Inn, Max Baer 18 hole golf course, the highly acclaimed Roger Rowe School, this Spanish Colonial Revival Style home is just 30 minutes to an international airport and downtown San Diego.
Masterfully built with 10’ ceilings throughout, antique mesquite doors, wood-beamed and corbeled ceilings; 14 fireplaces, double framed windows and archways, smooth plastered walls, and impeccable grounds, this incredibly special residence is the perfect place to call home.