This hilltop home evokes a grand villa in Europe with its large high-ceiling rooms and bold interiors. The outdoor spaces place it squarely in Southern California, however, with views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding Laguna Beach coastline. The estate will be sold at auction Nov. 18.
Address: 1348 Skyline Drive, Laguna Beach 92651
Price: $4.9 million reference price, $2 million reserve price
Lot size: 8,712 square feet
House size: 7,200 square feet, five bedrooms, seven bathrooms
Features: Formal living and dining rooms, music room, theater, poolside family room with kitchenette, four fireplaces, ocean-view terrace, limestone and granite counters, distressed wood and limestone flooring, arched French doors, curved wrought-iron staircase, dual-sided saltwater fish tank, elevator, sauna, swimming pool, spa, terrace with outdoor cooking area
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 92651 ZIP Code in September was $1.71 million based on 25 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 20.5% decrease compared with the same month last year.
Agent: John Stanaland, HOM Sotheby's International Real Estate, (949) 689-9047
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