Christine Rhoades' Blog
This listing recently sold for $2,495,000.
One of the most enchanting, vintage homes in Laguna, prominently curb appeal in the center of Woods Cove. Distinctive French Tudor style, thought to be designed by Aubrey St. Clair, enjoys abundant history & charming details throughout. Spacious living room features a towering hand hewn open beam ceiling, one of a kind picture windows, hardwood floors & an oversized fireplace hearth & mantle. In the kitchen there's a witch’s bend twisted brick chimney, the second sink is handcrafted brick, equipped with a hand pump to pull water. Multiple asymmetric steeply pitched roofs are cloaked in a whimsical shingle wave pattern. Numerous antique diamond pattern Tudor windows. Main house has 2 bedrooms plus 2 baths plus a den that could be a 3rd bedroom, kitchen, dining room and loft office. The upstairs master suite was recently remodeled and enjoys an ocean view. The office loft overlooks the great living room. The dining room is accented by an oversized Dutch door opening out to the yard creating an indoor/outdoor environment. Separate laundry area has a shower and sink. Beautiful gardens surround the private courtyard's rustic brick paver patio areas, which have entertained hundreds. Long barn shingles and red brick embellish the exterior. The multi-purpose room on lower level has separate entrance and is included in the estimated square footage. Attached one-car garage with a generous drive thru area can park several cars.