Perched on an oceanfront bluff in one of La Jolla's premiere locations, enjoy a serene escape with views of the La Jolla Cove and Shores. A short stroll to the famed La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, as well as the Village for dining and shopping. Designed by Master Architect Richard Requa, and built in 1913 it was one of the first homes built along the bluff. Meticulously maintained and previously featured on the cover of San Diego Magazine, this is truly an enchanting La Jolla classic. How would it feel to live in a home, perched on an oceanfront bluff, that is much more than just a residence. A "Mediterranean meets Southern California" dream lifestyle that is only attainable by a fortunate few, the home at 7944 Princess St. boasts one of La Jolla's premier locations and offers breathtaking oceanfront views of the La Jolla cove. Take a short stroll down your street to the legendary La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club and La Jolla Shores. Walk along the cliffs of "Coast Walk", with its beautiful flower lined paths and ecological reserve status, and you will soon be in the village of La Jolla where some of the best restaurants, hotels and shopping in San Diego reside. The site was selected in 1911, and was one of the first two building sites to optimize the once in a lifetime location. The architect Richard Requa. designed and completed the residence in 1913. Requa would become the architect of choice during the booming 20's and would spawn a new genre of architectural design coined "Southern California Architecture". Mr. Requa was appointed Master Architect for the California Pacific International Exposition of 1935-36. Many of the original architectural and interior features remain, including beautiful redwood walls and ceilings, as well as contemporary additions include 2 levels of ocean view deck space. Property features include stained glass windows and parking for 5 cars. There have been few owners over the homes 100 year life span and the current owners have lived here for four decades. It has been maintained beautifully and has appeared on the cover of "San Diego Magazine" as well as featured in television commercials. The chance to own this rare dream home is now available. Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: GSL
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