Timeless architecture is considered to be designed in such a way that it evokes special feelings, outlasts trends, relevant for many years and masterfully constructed of the finest materials. Pelican Development executed and delivered once again!!
Pelican Development, EOS Architecture and KSLA, have collaborated yet again to create an inspiring estate. When the skill of a first class consultant and craftsmen team works together collaboratively from concept to completion masterpieces abound. The finished product allows one to live each day enveloped in a true work of art, composed without compromise.
The secure estate is located on a sprawling half-acre lot in the upper Muirlands of La Jolla displaying pleasant ocean and tree top views. The scale of the residence, interior and exterior spaces are impressive yet inviting. Upon entering the property a stately drive and picturesque park like landscape directs you to the wood and iron clad security gates. Once beyond the gates the expansive motor court guides you to the guest accommodating carport, the four car attached garage and the homes stately entry. The grand foyer is covered inside and out in old world stone and is the gateway to the contemporary living spaces above and beyond. The grand Vestibule features include deep set windows, custom wood ceiling, creative lighting and oversized dramatic entry door. As one traverses up the impressive staircase to the second floor the open to above architectural elements are stunning; 24’ plus ceiling heights, glass railings, large picture windows, wood contemporary handrails & wall caps and sensibly selected feature chandelier.
The main level is as impressive as one could want and will meet every expectation. The kitchen design with a massive Calacatta gold marble island integrated with a custom maple butcher block and detailed beam ceiling design are the anchoring features. The kitchen displays custom full panel rift oak cabinetry with soft close drawers and doors. Appointed with the highest quality appliances and materials including handmade full panel rift oak soft close cabinets, 36” Subzero refrigerator and freezer, 36” Wolf six burner gas cooktop accompanied by at 15” induction burner, 15” Teppanyaki burner for cooking lean meats, and two 36” Zephyr exhaust hoods tastefully concealed in the cabinetry. Additional kitchen details showcase 2 Bosch dishwashers, a pull out Sharp microwave, dual Wolf convection ovens, and an oversized walk in pantry. If you love to cook and entertain you will appreciate the chef’s prep kitchen which showcases an additional sink, Subzero refrigerator, warming drawer, and steam oven. Within reach of the kitchen; WOW a creatively designed and temperature controlled 580 bottle wine display room with floor to ceiling glass and stone feature wall to display your favorite varietals and create conversation in the adjacent formal dining room, a rare find in today’s architectural designs.
The great room with 10’ coved ceilings are where luxury meets comfort and presents an incredible indoor outdoor experience. Outlined with 3 panel Western pocket doors this room is finished with detailed cove Lutron lighting, 72” gas fireplace with limestone slab hearth, and concealed drop down electronic blinds. Enjoy morning breakfast with sunlit views of the pool from your breakfast area also complete with 90 degree double pocket doors. The remaining spaces on the main suite include a stunning powder room for guests, gym area off of the pool ---flex, an en-suite guest bedroom with private balcony and a nannies quarters with its own bath and private access.
As you navigate up the roomy staircase or elect to take the private elevator to the top floor you are greeted by a grand art hall which features concealed adjustable track lighting. You will notice the spacious hall outfitted with cabinets for storage and a tasteful secondary powder room. Two spacious en-suite guest bedrooms are well positioned to take advantage of various views and offer comfortable sleeping quarters. Adjacent is the oversized laundry room, custom designed with beautiful tile flooring and two sets of front loading Samsung washers and dryers. Also included upstairs is a state of the art media / theater room which is outfitted with a 120” 4K drop down movie screen and projector as well as an option for a standard LED television connection. Sonos surround sound and Amazon Alexa technology conveniently allow you to control your media at the sound of your voice command. Wet bar and beverage fridge integrated into the room for convenience.
The master suite greats you with double doors, custom wood panel cloud ceiling, cove lighting and art feature wall. The suite is the perfect blend of elegance and functional comfort which are complimented with sweeping ocean and tree top views. Enjoy the cozy fireplace pinned by custom glass shelving and additional seating area. There is no shortage of space in the massive walk-in closet which is ready for your custom design. Additional features include separate zoned heating and air just for your suite and “safe room” complete with keypad secure entry to store valuables. Etc.. The spa quality master bath is a Zen-like sanctuary with his and her vanities & water closets & Shower heads, steam shower, heated floors and heated towel rack, and a 72” soaking tub perfectly positioned. Western pocket doors open to reveal the master deck which features a gas fireplace and privacy living wall.
A 400 square foot “Casita” guest home is the perfect getaway. The detached casita can be used as a guest quarters, office, gym, art studio or whatever fits your needs. Features include sliding pocket doors, kitchenette with sink, microwave and refrigerator, full bath with walk-in closet and independent zoned heating and air. Enjoy serene views to the pool area and the stunning bridge walk that connects the main residence to the Casita. Additionally, a well positioned staircase offers another access to the Casita.
The property has been designed with smart home technology, allowing the home owner to control many features from their smart phone or tablet including the Lutron lighting system, Screen Logic pool features and controls, automatic window coverings, Various thermostats, Sonos audio visual with full speaker integration throughout, and DoorBird security camera. The 4 car oversized garage is outfitted with a 220 Volt electric car hook up capabilities, floor tiles, diamond plated cabinetry for storage, and insulated clear cedar garage door. The internal components include tankless water heaters and 5 zones of forced air units (3) of which can be controlled on your smart phone device or Ipad. Other notable details include gutter-less roof drainage system (main residence), shoe-in glass railing detail, fire sprinklers throughout, all new plumbing, and new 400 AMP electrical panel. Importantly there is Elevator access to all levels for convenience.
Professionally designed, the landscape is an understudy in form, function, and beauty. The blend of soft and sculptural plant material is detailed at every point around the residence with properly scaled boulder out cropping’s and meandering decomposed granite pathways leading to the entry. A mix of acid washed concrete and hand-seeded aggregate surfaces are presented in several outdoor courtyard areas. The sleek salt water pool with pebble tech surface boasts a raised spa with spillway, sheer waterfall descents for sound and interest, and a bay shelf for pool lounging. Rinse off at the outdoor shower, complete with bathroom for convenience. The lounge area and covered outdoor lanai with crushed glass fireplace and 42” Lynx barbeque atop the polished concrete island offer the ultimate setting for total relaxation and entertainment.