IMG_7708ENCINITAS  OCEAN FRONT  |  SOLD  |  $6,988,000

Blending classic Mediterranean style and intimate gathering spaces within, this exquisite 4BD/3.5BA, 4255 SF home is perfectly situated on a rare oceanfront double lot with soaring views over the Pacific. An extremely rare location with beach access just steps from your door, charming bistros, boutique shopping, coffee shops, Whole Foods, just a short walk to all that the village of Encinitas has to offer, yet secluded and private, just above the sea with sweeping ocean views.

Quietly understated as you approach, you are welcomed through a romantic arched stone entry into this elegant, yet casual retreat. Wood beamed ceilings, gorgeous Albertini bronze & wood doors and windows, beautifully handcrafted wrought iron detail and limestone floors bring a true authentic Italian style to this home.

A dramatic stacked stone fireplace, curved staircase, beautiful pecan floors, and arched windows and doors add artful elegance to the living room and all open to the adjacent private courtyard featuring a large fireplace, soothing fountain and lush landscaping touches for intimate year round entertainment.

Through the double sliding doors, which bring the outside in, you find the spacious dining room, family room and kitchen, all spilling out to the west terrace and the breathtaking private oceanfront views. A glass fire-pit, built in BBQ and concrete and flagstone patio lead to a grassy finish, just above the sea offering a private retreat for friends and family to gather together or to begin and end your day in quiet contemplation watching seagulls, surfers and stunning sunsets.

The spacious gourmet kitchen includes granite counters, island dining bar, stainless steel Viking appliances, walk-in pantry and built in oversized daybed for interior relaxing or reading between recipes. The stunning master suite with its most enviable panoramic ocean views, private full balcony and a sumptuous master bath and shower with windows that open to the blue water views, is a relaxing retreat.

This is most certainly a place to hold for generations to come, with endless days to cherish, from the first sip of morning coffee to moonlit conversations by the fire, there are so many memories waiting to be made in this very special place to call home.

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