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7231 Monte Vista Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Status: Active

List Price $8,850,000
Estimate*: $8,673,000 - $8,938,500
9 Days on Market
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7231 Monte Vista Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Status: Active

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9 Days on Market
8 Beds
7 Baths
5250 SqFt
Listed at: $8,850,000
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7231 Monte Vista Avenue Listing Description

This English Tudor landmark estate is a fixture within La Jolla’s historic Beach Barber Tract neighborhood that is widely admired for its architectural beauty, its unusually large corner lot with surrounding gardens, and its coveted location that’s just a block from Marine Street beach and a short walk to all of the shops and restaurants of the Village! Available to purchase for the first time in nearly 60 years, this timeless home was originally designed in 1924 by famed architect Edgar V. Ullrich as his personal residence during his commission of the seaside resort-turned-retirement-community, Casa de Mañana, and was later home to Philip Barber while developing his surrounding self-named tract. Cherished by the same family since the early 1960’s, this beloved home is affectionately called “The Monkey House” by locals for the sculpture that dons the front gable with two monkeys holding the Ullrich family crest. In 1928, Ullrich designed a 2nd story for the Barbers with a winding staircase from the living room that leads to two en-suite bedrooms with balconies overlooking the ocean. The current owners gave special care to the original English storybook aesthetic when completing the home's largest addition of the 3rd story with ocean views and sprawling family room with 3-story ceilings, a wall of French doors that open to the patio, and a gigantic fireplace inspired by the Ahwahnee Lodge in Yosemite. The expansive 5250 SqFt main house features a fantastic floorplan that includes 7 bedrooms (plus a dedicated office/optional bedroom), 6.5 bathrooms, a formal dining room, an eat-in family kitchen, a formal living room with vaulted cathedral ceilings, a sun-drenched family room with soaring ceilings, and tons of original charm including ocean view balconies, window seats, and leaded windows with clear and stained glass throughout that open to feel the ocean breeze or listen to the waves as you fall asleep. In addition to the main house, the property features a 400+ SqFt guest studio apartment above the detached garage with 1 bed/1 bath and a kitchenette. The spacious and beautifully landscaped backyard, with ample living and dining spaces, has been the setting of many family weddings, 4th of July parades, holiday parties, and La Jolla Secret Garden Tours throughout the years; the backyard also features an idyllic playhouse replica of the original home that Ullrich designed for his children’s use. This majestic property has been home to only 4 families throughout its long, 97-year history, and it will undoubtedly be the setting for many future memories of its next lucky owners!

Price $8,850,000
Bedrooms 8
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 1
Total Baths 7
Property Style English,Tudor
Lot Size Area 11219
Lot Size Area Units Square Feet
Acres 0.25
Property Type Residential
Sub Type SingleFamilyResidence
Stories 3
Features 2 Staircases,Balcony,Beamed Ceilings,Built-in Features,Cathedral Ceiling(s),Chair Railings,High Ceilings,Living Room Deck Attached,Storage,Two Story Ceilings,Wainscoting,Wood Product Walls
Exterior Features Lighting
Year Built 1924
View Ocean,Water
Roof Shingle,Wood
Heating Fireplace(s),Forced Air
Accessibility Grab Bars In Bathroom(s)
Lot Description Back Yard,Corner Lot,Front Yard,Garden,Landscaped,Lawn,Level with Street,Lot 10000-19999 Sqft,Level,Sprinkler System,Sprinklers In Front,Sprinklers In Rear
Laundry Features Individual Room,Inside
Pool features None
Parking Description Garage,Garage Faces Side,Garage - Single Door
Parking Spaces 2
Garage spaces 2
Property Details
Valuation Results for 7231 Monte Vista Avenue
Low Valuation: $8,673,000
High Valuation: $8,938,500
5250 SqFt
1924 Year Built
3 Stories
HOA fees
Property Location + Address
Address 7231 Monte Vista Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037
Postal Code 92037
City La Jolla
State CA
Country United States
Directions From La Jolla Blvd, head West on Dunemere. 7231 Monte Vista is on the corner of Northeast corner of Monte Vista & Dunemere.
County San Diego
Latitude 32.835333
Longitude -117.279208
Market Area 92037 - La Jolla
Walkability in La Jolla 92037
Restaurants near 7231 Monte Vista Avenue
Listing Agent & Brokerage
Listing Office Willis Allen Real Estate
Listing Agent Linda Daniels
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La Jolla MLS Listing Details
Days on market 9
MLS Status Active
Listing Date Apr 15, 2021
Listing Last Modified Apr 24, 2021
Tax ID 3511012100
MLS Area 92037 - La Jolla
MLS # NDP2104048
La Jolla School Information

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7231 Monte Vista Avenue is a house in La Jolla, CA 92037. This 5250 square foot house features 8 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. This house has been listed since Apr 15, 2021 and is currently priced at $8,850,000. This property was built in 1924 and based on San Diego county data, we estimate the home's value is between $8,673,000 and $8,938,500. This La Jolla property is in the school district and the address can also be written as Address 7231 Monte Vista Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037 .
Asking Price $8,850,000
8 Beds
7 Baths
5250 SqFt
1924 Year Built
3 Stories
HOA fees
8 Beds
7 Baths
5250 SqFt
1924 Year Built
3 Stories
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