1488 Essex San Diego, CA
$ 949,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#190061653
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountySAN DIEGO
  • CitySan Diego
  • AreaHillcrest
  • NeighborhoodHillcrest
  • Zip92103
  • StyleContemporary
  • Price$ 949,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage1778
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Team Realty & Associates
Property Description

Luxury detached home in the heart of Hillcrest (NO HOA) -LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION - walk to stores, restaurants, farmers market, clubs, etc. 3beds/3.5baths, 2 fireplaces, oversized two car garage, private yard with hot tub and gas hook-ups for BBQ, & fire pit. Every bedroom + living room has a private balcony & bathroom (4 total). Custom built-in storage bench + many additional features added after construction. See supplement for more info or contact agent for a viewing. Must See!!! LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!! This beautiful detached home boasts designer finishes throughout that include Bosch stainless steel appliances, exotic granite counter tops, travertine flooring, light & bright maple plank hardwood floors on living room level, warm hand-scraped hardwood floors on upper bedroom levels and custom paint throughout! Home has expansive ceilings (eleven foot high) and tall solid doors welcomes an abundance of natural light from the many windows throughout. The master bedroom retreat on the top floor has a deep master bathtub/shower combination and a separate walk-in shower finished in travertine stone, a custom designed walk-in-closet (3-tiers/double sided + drawers), a sitting area and a private terrace with an outdoor gas fireplace that’s perfect for enjoying a glass of wine while taking in the amazing views of Hillcrest. Kitchen, dining room and living room create an open floor plan making this home an entertainers dream! The stunning living room fireplace, custom built-in bench (with storage) and lean-out windows are perfect for watching your favorite movies (pre-wired for surround-sound speaker system). Oversized direct access two-car garage has additional storage and tank-less water heater. Home includes central heating and air-conditioning. SPECIAL FEATURE - this is the only home in the development with a backyard (elevated from street level), complete with patio (gas BBQ and fire pit hookups), hot tub/spa, storage shed under balcony and spiral stairs. Yard is completely fenced, very private and includes a "secret" gate with access to the street. Other Notable Features: Oversized garage (gym area???) Alarm system - (extra keypad added near bedrooms) Entire home pre-wired for whole-house sound system Entire home has ports for internet, telephone and television Wire shelving added to kitchen pantry quadrupling storage Extra storage above living room fireplace Extra storage under built-in bench seating in living room Living room fireplace upgraded (thermostat and quiet circulation fan) Custom designed wall mounted wine rack Extra storage under built-in bench seating (living room) Extra storage next laundry closet Fully fenced and private backyard (low maintenance) Custom designed backyard patio (stained/stamped concrete) Custom spiral stairs to backyard Extra storage added under backyard balcony Gas BBQ hookups in backyard Gas fire pit hookups in backyard Hot tub/Spa in backyard Stone fountain/pond in backyard Outdoor electrical outlets in backyard Palm trees Lemon tree Drip irrigation system Extra storage in attic (easy access from master bathroom) Easy access to roof from attic Custom roll-up blinds in bedrooms Master bedroom has been wired so that TV electronics can be hidden out of sight in closet

Price History
11/15/2019 Listed $949,000

General Features

Association Fee Includes N/K
Elevator No
Flooring Stone, Tile, Wood
Home Owner Fee Reflects None Known
Jurisdiction Incorporated
Neighborhood Hillcrest
Pets Allowed Y/N Yes
Price Per Sq Ft 533.75
Residential Unit Location No Unit Above or Below, End Unit, Detached, No Common Walls
Sale/rent For Sale
Security Features Eqpt Owned, Security System, Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Senior Community Y/N N/K
Site Curbs, Public Street, Sidewalks, Street Paved, Landscaped, Sprinklers In Front, Sprinklers In Rear
Stories 4 Story
Telecommunications Audio, Cable (coaxial), Computer (cat5), Security, Wired High Speed Internet, Wired for Data, Wired for Sound
Terms Cash, Conventional
Units In Complex 4
Year Built 2008

Interior Features

Approximate Living Space 1, 500 to 1, 999 SqFt
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 16x8
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 13x9
Cooling Central Forced Air, Gas
Dining Room Dimensions Combo
Equipment Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Garage Door Opener, Microwave, Pool/Spa/Equipment, Refrigerator, Shed(s), Washer, Convection Oven, Electric Oven, Ice Maker, Range/Stove Hood, Self Cleaning Oven, Vented Exhaust Fan
Fireplace FP in Living Room, Patio/Outdoors, Gas, Blower Fan
Full Baths 3
Heat Source Natural Gas
Heating Fireplace, Forced Air Unit
Kitchen Dimensions 15x10
Laundry Closet Stacked, Inside, On Upper Level
Laundry Utilities Electric, Gas, Gas & Electric Dryer HU
Living Area 1778
Living Room Dimensions 10x19
Master Bedroom Dimensions 18x15
Number of Fireplaces 2
Spa Private Portable, Yes, Above Ground, Heated, Private
Spa Heat Electric
Sub-flooring Slab on Grade
Total Bedrooms 3
Units In Building 1
Utilities Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Connected, Phone Connected, Sewer Connected
Walls Drywall
Water Heater Type Gas, Tankless

Exterior Features

Attached Style Mid Rise
Complex/park Essex Royal
Covered Parking Attached, Tandem, Direct Garage Access, Garage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener
Entry: 3+ Steps To Entry Yes
Exclusive Use Yard Yes
Exterior Stucco
Fencing Full, Gate, Excellent Condition, Privacy, Wood
Garage Spaces 2
Irrigation Automatic, Drip, Sprinklers
Lot Size Area 4, 000-7, 499 SF
Patio Balcony, Deck, Stone/Tile, Concrete
Pool Y/N N/K
Roof Flat, Membrane
Sewer Sewer Connected, Public Sewer
Structures Shed
Topography Level
Total Parking 2
View City, Evening Lights, Other/Remarks, Neighborhood, City Lights
Water District CITY OF SAN DIEGO
Water Source Meter on Property, Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 92103

AVG $1.55M
AVG 38
Year Built
AVG 1956

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