Experience the pinnacle of La Jolla living from this exquisite, custom-built estate located in the heart of the Village with ease of access in & out of town! This masterpiece family home was that of the beloved sportscaster, Dick Enberg, and was built over the course of three years with many imported materials & fixtures that date up to 500 years. Offering supreme privacy & effortless indoor-outdoor entertaining, the property enjoys a sprawling backyard with a spectacular pool/spa, an outdoor kitchen & an outdoor dining area with fireplace! In addition, this magnificent home features many outdoor patios and balconies with ocean views, a main floor master retreat with a fireplace, dual bathrooms & a large dressing room, an elevator to all three levels, a 3000+ bottle temperature controlled wine cellar, a home gym, and a grand media/recreation room with a wet bar, en-suite bath and private entrance that could easily be converted into a private guest suite!
Main Level Rooms Include: Formal Living Room with gas fireplace • Family Room with fireplace • Professional Chef’s Kitchen features a large island, American Star 8-burner gas stove with griddle & double ovens, breakfast area, balcony with ocean views, and an adjoining Butler's Pantry with Walk-In Refrigerator & Laundry • Main Level Master Retreat features two separate bathrooms, a walk-in dressing room, a vintage solid marble bathtub, gas fireplace, and antique windows with interior shutters. • Wood paneled dining room with hidden storage, butler pantry access, and Bronze Hope folding doors that open for full indoor/outdoor access. • Two dedicated offices adjacent to the Kitchen & Family Rooms • Access from the Family Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, and Master Retreat to the beautiful backyard with Pool/Spa, Outdoor Kitchen, Outdoor Dining area with Fireplace, and many terraces with hammocks and surrounding gardens - one of which even includes an original set of spectator seats from Wimbledon!
Lower Level Rooms Include: A sprawling Recreation Room - with Movie Theatre projector, billiards and shuffleboard tables, a full wet bar for entertaining, plus an adjacent walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom - that could easily be converted into a guest suite/granny flat, as it features its own private entrance! • a Climate-controlled wine cellar holding 3000+ bottles, with reclaimed pavers on ceiling, “Waterfall” wine display in center of main tasting room, and custom iron chandelier. • a Fitness Room with Mirrored Walls & Large Closet • a Large laundry room • a Hallway Half-Bath/Powder Room • a large additional Storage/Craft Room
Upper Level Rooms Include: Three Large En-Suite Bedrooms • Antique windows with Walnut interior shutters originally from a French convent provide access to the spacious exterior deck with ocean views from 2 of the 3 upstairs Bedrooms!
Architectural Highlights Include: Exterior entry Stone arch imported from France and dated from the Renaissance period. • French double entry doors – 11-ft tall and approximately 300-years-old – feature original hardware, hand-forged “mustache hinges” on the interior, a set of 2 original functioning keys, and a copper-based bullet that’s thought to be from WWI or WWII lodged in the exterior molding of the left door. • Two solid 30” stone walls that surround the lap pool and outdoor entertaining/dining area were hand-selected by the homeowner from a farm in France where the walls were used to contain the animals. • Flooring Includes: Reclaimed pavers in Kitchen, Family Room and Master BR. Custom cut new limestone flooring in Entry, Living Room and Terrace. Cork board floors in upstairs Bedrooms. • French imported antique windows with French Blue exterior shutters in Master Bedroom, Master BR dressing room and on balcony adjacent to Kitchen/Butler’s Pantry. • Hand-painted ceiling in living room and atop main staircase. • Twin stone arches, imported from France, can be found in the backyard by the pool fountain and in the downstairs hallway leading to the wine cellar. • An antique jail door from France with its original keys serves as the entry to the wine cellar. • The professional chef’s kitchen features antique fireplace columns and mantle imported from France surrounding oven, arched ceiling with reclaimed pavers and custom recessed lighting to accent the beautiful old brick. • The custom home is situated on an oversized 12,860 SqFt lot, originally comprised of two full-size parcels that were individually purchased by the sellers prior to construction.
Property Features Include: 4 fireplaces, Gated Entry, security system, security lights, private pool, spa, wired audio system, Separate Guest Quarters, attached four-car garage, gated circular driveway, interior elevator, central forced air with zoned areas
Interior Features Include: butler's pantry with walk-in refrigerator and laundry
Views Include: Water
Additional Information: home fitness center, 3,000-plus-bottle climate-controlled wine cellar and tasting room, large recreation room for entertaining with movie theater projector, billiards/shuffle board tables, and wet bar
Lot Acres: 0.2900