Home of the Day: Highest-priced beachfront estate in La Jolla


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

Built: 2003

Lot size: 11,326 square feet

House size: 8,328 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms


Features: Formal entryway with grand staircase and glass banisters; billiard lounge; home theater; master suite with office, kitchenette and spa-inspired bath with oversized soaking tub dome skylights; floor-to-ceiling glass doors; automated custom shades; radiant heat; rooftop spa; pizza oven; Savant smart home technology controlled by iPhone or iPad

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 92307 ZIP Code in April was $2.188 million, based on 48 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 35.1% increase in median price compared with April 2015.

Agents: Amber Anderson, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty; Brenda Wyatt, Coldwell Banker Residential

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