Great Homes: A Private Coastal Compound
A private coastal compound is a dream for many, but right now that dream is on the market through Willis Allen Real Estate. Imagine waking up every morning to the sound of waves lapping the legendary La Jolla cliffs, and taking in the views of the crystal clear ocean from this magnificent cliff-side property.
Entering the compound through the pergola walkway, you feel the privacy and comfort of the central courtyard, highlighted by the fountain and views of the ocean beyond. Inside, the extensive concrete defines a contemporary look, but is thoughtfully paired with the use of multi-toned woods with exotic grains to soften the overall feel, creating an inviting and relaxing space.
The differing wood styles define spaces and create distinct areas of visual interest. The spiral staircase gives the impression that it is floating in this grand and lofty space.
Originally constructed in 1993, the property on Camino de la Costa recently completed a dramatic upgrade, featuring moving structural walls that allow you to blend the indoor and outdoor spaces and take advantage of the breathtaking panoramic views.
The four bedrooms in this home also make the most of cliff-side scenery. The walls are actually glass doors that allow the space to open to the outside. In the master bath, the freestanding tub lit by the chandelier is a wonderful and whimsical touch. And again, these spaces take the utmost advantage of the ocean views that dominate this one-of-a-kind property. This stunning La Jolla compound has priceless views and design to match.
Even if you aren’t in the market for this home, take some cues from the design and look at ways to use folding or pocketed glass doors to open your home to your outdoor spaces and find inspiration in the diversity of wood finishes.