Mid-Century Meets 21st Century in Sunset Cliffs

List Price: $3,475,000
Address: 4455 Monaco St
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Size: 3410 sq ft
Price / Sq Ft: $1019
Representing: Sellers
Status: Sold

4455 Monaco St, San Diego, CA 92107

Impeccably designed, masterfully executed mid-century modern ocean view home in Sunset Cliffs. Extraordinary 2018 remodel with almost all living space on a single level. A true showcase of exceptional finishes, clever design, smart home tech, and stunning features for the quintessential coastal San Diego lifestyle. Multiple expanses of sliding glass doors, including a 15′ pocket door by the kitchen seamlessly connect indoor and outdoor spaces.

The gorgeous primary suite enjoys access to a captivating deck and ocean views. Several office spaces, including one hidden behind a bookcase, as well as an artist’s studio provide additional flexibility. A huge, new 16 kW owned solar system was installed in August 2022. A three-car garage plus a workshop or optional 4th vehicle space provides a rare abundance of storage and utility. Zoned HVAC and electric shades in the main living and primary suite provide exceptional comfort.

The fourth bedroom can function as guest quarters with an en suite bath and a private deck, or as a flexible den. See below for more of the nearly endless list of custom features and details found at 4455 Monaco Street.

4455 Monaco 2D Floorplan

Partial List of Custom Features at 4455 Monaco Include:

Remodel of 4455 Monaco was designed by notable San Diego architect James Gates with original interior design and finishes selected by Jules Wilson Designs. Custom mahogany front door. High-end Western doors and windows include a 15′ pocket door in the kitchen, opening northwest corner of the living room, and opening south side of the dining room. Aluminum metal Roof custom made on site from aluminum coil with each panel seamless from peak to eave.

Electric shades in the main living area and primary bedroom can be programmed to interact with the temperature to lower during high sun times of the day. Switches, Lights, and LED strips in the main living spaces are z-wave enabled to allow connection with smart devices like Amazon Alexa. Multi-zone high-end concealed audio system serving primary bedroom, kitchen, dining room, garage deck, and back deck. Concealed 7.2 surround sound in the living room with left, right, center, left surround, right surround, left rear, right rear, left subwoofer, and right subwoofer. More than a dozen Cat-6e wiring drops throughout the home and shop area.

Front of house HVAC has 3 zones (1. kitchen, living room, dining room 2. front bedroom 3. middle bedroom). Primary Suite and fourth bedroom/optional guest suite have independent HVAC. Radiant floor heating in all three bathrooms.

Owned 16kw solar system by Sun Power installed 8/2022. 18′ kitchen Island and countertops throughout the house are Caesarstone. Beautiful walk-in pantry. Kitchen skylights are solar-powered and equipped with rain sensors to automatically close when rain is detected.

Custom cabinetry throughout to include: loft bed in the middle bedroom, built-in office desk in the front bedroom, hidden loft in the front bedroom, hidden door to the main office, built-in desk and shelves in the main office, built-in desk in the primary bedroom and hidden TV mount over the main fireplace. The main fireplace is insulated and vented to prevent damage to any TV inside the cabinet. Pet door in primary suite walk-in closet.

Hardwood flooring has a 3/8″ quarter-sawn white oak top to allow for multiple sand/refinishes as well as providing stability near the coast with a wide plank. Cali Bambo decking made in Carlsbad, CA surrounds much of the living spaces. Custom, color-matched, metal and glass garage doors with ultra-low profile openers. 200 amp service brought in during remodel. 240v outlet in the shop and another in the garage. The shop has a sound-insulated ceiling. Garage roof deck plumbed for natural gas for torch lights, built-in grill, and optional fire pit.

Rinnai Tankless water heater with scheduled circulation pump. All fixtures have return loops to the pump, enabling virtually instant-on hot water when the pump is scheduled to run. Grohe and HansGrohe fixtures throughout the house. Reverse Osmosis filter feeds sink faucet, kitchen refrigerator, and bar refrigerator. 2-stage whole house water filter system. Front under-house storage area. Rachio Smart Irrigation system with seven zones. French drains on the uphill northeast corner of the house stretch the entire length of the east side of the house, draining in the alley.

About Sunset Cliffs

Sunset Cliffs in Ocean Beach is known for its gorgeous ocean views, stunning coastline, and remarkable luxury homes. The cliffs draw in locals and visitors to stroll along the coast and take in the spectacular views. Unsurprisingly, Sunset Cliffs is also known as one of the best places in San Diego to enjoy a sunset. 4455 Monaco is ideally situated for both the primary suite and garage rooftop deck to take in those beautiful sunsets and ocean views. This sought-after neighborhood is minutes from Downtown San Diego, San Diego International Airport, and the area’s many beaches, including Ocean Beach. It is also home to several surfing hot spots. The eclectic main street of Ocean Beach (Newport Avenue) and the many scenic attractions of San Diego are a walk, bike ride, or very short drive away. Come experience luxurious living by the ocean in beautiful Ocean Beach, at 4455 Monaco Street in Sunset Cliffs!

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