Beautifully remodeled 1936 California Cottage situated on a large double lot, perched high above the expansive Pacific ocean with stunning panoramic, coastal views.
Development potential !! - as two separate adjacent unimproved parcels are included in the sale - APN:656-146-22 (approx 6970 sqft) and APN:656-146-24 (approx 3049 sqft).
Relax on your own terrace overlooking Victoria Beach, with white water, Catalina Island and what many consider the best ocean views in Laguna Beach! Designed by renowned architect Austin C. Whittlesey, who designed the Los Angeles City Hall - this extraordinary home offers all the features you would expect from a 1936 architectural masterpiece. From the covered porch a Dutch door leads to an amazing living room with high vaulted ceilings, heavy exposed trusses, corbels, fireplace with tile hearth, refinished original oak floors and beautiful white plaster walls. The ocean views continue in every room, making your dining experience truly remarkable. The kitchen is open to the dining room - thoughtfully updated with wood countertops, fireclay sink and new stainless appliance package including dual fuel stove with downdraft exhaust. There is a laundry room off the kitchen, a back staircase leading to the original loggia, and outside to a very private patio with exterior brick fireplace.
There is one bedroom downstairs and an updated bathroom. The bedroom and hall closets are all cedar lined. Oak stairs with turned spindles lead to a balcony overlooking the living room, and up to a hallway with French doors that open to a second story gallery with wood railings and more amazing views.
There are two more bedrooms plus an office upstairs, all with incredible ocean views. The upstairs bathroom is also updated, with large tile shower enclosure, separate tub, new vanity and lots of original built-in storage. A new roof has been installed and lots of improvements in keeping with the original design. There is a basement with a furnace room and separate dark room. Exterior steps from the terrace lead down to a two car garage. An exceptional property!