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Location: San Diego, California
A well-preserved 1930s home in the Spanish eclectic style is on the market in the Sunset Cliffs neighborhood of San Diego, California. Designed by Wayne McAllister, the architect best known for developing the Googie architectural style, the sprawling 4,355-square-foot is certainly not what you might expect from his body of work, but it still packs a Pacific-Coast punch.
Occupying a corner spot, the stately manse features a traditional stucco facade with barrel mission-style roof tiles. These details continue inside, where hardwood floors, archways, curved ceilings, painted walls, and brick and tile elements create warmth in the five-bedroom villa.
Large communal spaces like a fireplaced living room, kitchen with breakfast nook, and formal dining provide many opportunities for entertaining, while the incredible outdoor amenities like the pool, multiple patios, a courtyard, and more extend those indoor-outdoor moments. There are five bedrooms and four full bathrooms and two half baths.
Rounding out the property are a detached guesthouse, raised garden bed with fruit trees, and a two-car garage, all on a nearly third-acre lot. Located at 1068 Santa Barbara Street just minutes from the ocean, it’s offered at $2.65 million after a recent price cut.