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Sold for $2,200,000 Sold

1497 Crest Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024

4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,957 sq ft; lot: 2.19 acres - MLS# 170044171
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Sold for $2,200,000 on Feb 1, 2018


Once in a lifetime opportunity on Encinitas' tree-lined Crest Dr.! With timeless style restored to perfection, this spacious & charming 2957 sq ft. single level home was originally built in 1946, melding the warmth of gracious living with the amenities of today. Enjoy panoramic mountain views from all primary rooms & large covered veranda. Set on 2.19 private acres with hardwood floors, french doors, 4 br, 3 ba, office, & custom gourmet cook's kitchen! Close to beaches, shopping, schools & I-5 access!, Welcome to this timeless opportunity on Crest Drive! Enjoy panoramic mountain & back country views from this very private single level, charming home on 2.19 acre parcel. Perfectly set overlooking serene natural canyon, Rancho Santa Fe, and the mountains beyond, this property has the ambiance of old California charm with mature trees and vintage porches. Located at the end of quintessential tree-lined private drive, this one of kind home has been remodeled and expanded with a mindfulness to retain the charm of it's original design. Inviting front porch greets you as you enter this light and bright home with beautiful original vintage windows, warm oak hardwood floors, and numerous french doors. Gourmet cook's exhibition kitchen is the natural heart of the home with Cararra marble eating bar, stainless appliances and large walk in pantry. Adjacent delightlful family room offers large wood burning fireplace, breathtaking picture window with stunning sit-down panoramic back country views, and french doors that lead out to enchanting vintage covered rear porch with unparalleled views. Formal dining area is incorporated into elegant formal living room with mountain views through vintage paned windows! Romantic master suite has sunrise views and large master bathroom & walk in closet. Ample storage abounds with two additional large storage closets and large laundry room. Enjoy leisurely morning coffee watching the sun rise over the mountains on your charming covered porch, plus dine alfresco in the evening with candlelight while enjoying the twinkling lights of Encinitas and Rancho Santa Fe. Enjoy the spacious rear yard while watching the hot air balloons & clouds drift by. Come embrace the special unique lifestyle that only this home and unique property can offer: the privacy and intimacy of it's tree-lined setting on Crest Drive, and still only minutes away from beaches, shopping and schools~ the best of ALL lifestyles that Encinitas and Cardiff have to offer, this one of a kind property provides! May be possible to build guest house and/or pool.


  • Baths: 3
  • Bedroom 2: 12x11
  • Bedroom 3: 13x10
  • Bedroom 4: 17x14
  • Bedroom 5: 10x10
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bedrooms Total: 5
  • Breakfast Area: 12x10
  • Community: Encinitas
  • Cooling: Central Forced Air
  • County/Area: San Diego County
  • Dining Room: 16x9
  • Equipment: Dishwasher, Garage Door Opener, Range/Oven, Refrigerator
  • Family Room: 17x16
  • Full Baths: 3
  • Garage: 2-Car
  • Heat Equipment: Forced Air Unit
  • Heat Source: Natural Gas
  • Kitchen: 10x10
  • Laundry Location: Laundry Room
  • Listing Area: ENCINITAS (92024)
  • Listing Status: Sold
  • Living Room: 22x16
  • Lot Size: 2.1900
  • Lot Size Area: 2+ to 4 AC
  • Lot SqFt: 95396
  • Master Bedroom: 16x14
  • Optional Bedrooms: 1
  • Parking: 6-Car
  • Parking Garage: Attached
  • Parking Non-Garage: Driveway
  • Parkng Non-Garaged Spaces: 4
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Roof: Composition
  • Sewer/Septic: Septic Installed
  • Siding: Stucco
  • Sold Date: 2018-02-01 00:00:00
  • Sold Price: 2200000
  • Sq.Ft.: 2957
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Subdivision: Palomares Heights
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Palomares Heights
  • Topography: Level, Slope Gentle
  • Total Baths: 3
  • Water: Meter on Property
  • Year Built: 1946
  • Zip Code: 92024
  • Zoning: R-1:SINGLE


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