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Jerry Barbanell

1750 Alta Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Single Family
1 Half
Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Listing Agent: Amy Daane - The Avenue Central Coast Realty, Inc., 805-234-0621;
Home> California> San Luis Obispo> 93401
Unique custom Mid-Century Modern redwood house in the highly desirable San Luis Drive neighborhood, just moments to downtown San Luis Obispo. A rare find with over 3,800 sq ft of living space offering 5 bedrooms, 4 baths plus a massive great room den, hardwood floors, 2 redwood decks and 2 additional outdoor entertaining patios.Situated on a cul-de-sac perched at the top of the hill, this property is private and hidden, designed to give the feeling of living in the trees. The home is surrounded by lush greenery and 180-degree redwood deck providing stunning vistas overlooking all of town, and iconic Cerro San Luis and Bishops Peak mountains. The front and side yards boast mature citrus trees (mandarin, orange and grapefruit) and a rose garden.The main living area is light-filled with 12 ft ceilings, exposed redwood beamed ceilings, an abundance of glass bringing in the natural beauty of the outdoors, a wall of massive floor-to-ceiling French doors leading to the redwood deck, formal dining area and built-in seating area surrounding a wood-burning retro fireplace on a rotating pedestal. The open and bright kitchen with walk-in pantry, center island and dining booth also provides stunning views. The upper floor has 3 bathrooms and 2 bedrooms, including a primary bedroom suite with two large closets (walk-in + double) and a dual-vanity bathroom. Downstairs will lead you to 3 additional bedrooms with a remodeled bathroom, large laundry room, massive storagespace and a huge bonus room with an atrium, redwood panels and glass French doors to the private back patio and hot tub. This beautiful home has a new roof + downspouts, updated electric, heating, cooling, lighting, and owned solar panels, new kitchen countertops & new downstairs shower. It has recently been restored and painted inside and out. The house was designed and built in 1969 by modernist architect Warren Leopold (1922-1998). Leopold, an important architect influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright, is well known for his Big Sur and Central Coast homes designed without right angles and with glass pyramid skylights. These signature elements of a Leopold house have been preserved in this home.
Residential - Single Family, 2 Story
3 Full/1 Half
San Luis Obispo
0.2525 Acres
Public Sewer
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Listing Agent: Amy Daane - The Avenue Central Coast Realty, Inc., 805-234-0621;
Licensed in: DRE# 01902657
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