One of only 28 beachfront homes in La Jolla, this three-story contemporary boasts not only a record price tag, but also a chance to rub elbows with neighbor Mitt Romney, the former Republican presidential candidate.
Designed by local architect Don Edson, the home features, among other things, a six-seat theater and a Santorini-inspired kitchen. An over-the-top master suite, with an office, kitchenette and lavish bath, completes the ocean setting.
Address: 7400 Vista Del Mar, La Jolla, 92037
Price: $26.588 million
Lot size: 11,326 square feet