Magnificent oceanfront mansion with private sandy beach access. Double oceanfront lot with secure gated entrance and parking for 10+ guest vehicles. This Mediterrean Contemporary masterpiece was designed by award winning architect, Douglas Austin, in collaboration with designer, Arthur Porras. Custom wrought iron gates, imported Carrera marble, floor to ceiling panoramic view windows & doors...(See supplement) The photos tell the tale...Imported fireplace mantles and chandeliers, hand-woven carpets, impeccable details in cabinetry and fixtures, beachfront swimming pool, spa, secure sandy beach access. This is the Crown Jewel! La Jolla's most beautiful home! More features include: Chinese slate circular driveway, unique copper spheres atop entrance walls, 120 foot French limestone entrance walk, Carrera marble statuary, marble inlaid floors, piano alcove, step down formal living room with French marble bronze inlaid fireplace, electrically controlled custom draperies, terracotta ocean front deck, French crystal dining room chandelier...The gourmet kitchen has custom hand carved cabinetry, two large pantries, top of the line appliances, separate china and bar storage...Next, a large laundry room and bedroom with en suite bath and walk-in closet. Upstairs is devoted to the amazing Master Bedroom suite with a huge office with bath and temperature controlled fur storage, dual bathrooms and an extremely large closet ...The panoramic ocean view from the balcony of the Master Suite features waves, surfers and a view to the north down the sandy beach capturing the lights and feel of La Jolla's coastal living. The lower level features a large family room/entertainment area with built-in bar, pool table area and full sized gymnasium. There are also two elegant guest suites, wine cellar and storage area. Once outside, it's all about the surf and sand! Terra cotta decks afford large entertainment areas for dining and lounging. A solidly engineered curved sea wall secures a lawn area, pool and spa with two secured gates leading to the sandy beach just steps away. This home is the ultimate in luxury, privacy and style. The architecture is easily made less formal if the Buyer should prefer...BIG WOW PROPERTY!
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