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Home of the Week: Italian Renaissance-style in La Jolla

Six-bedroom, five-courtyard home with Venetian accents offers ocean and coastline views.

May 20, 2012

Taking its cues from Teatro La Fenice, an opera house in Venice, this Italian Renaissance-style estate was recently doubled in size. Five courtyards bring the living space outdoors to take advantage of the ocean and coastline views.

Location: 6019 Avenida Cresta, La Jolla 92037

Asking price: $14.95 million

House size: Six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, 10,000 square feet

Lot size: 0.41 of an acre

Features: Ornate wrought-ironwork, Venetian chandeliers and sconces, murals, lead- and stained-glass windows, home theater, wine cellar, two master bedrooms, butler's pantry.


About the area: In the first quarter, 67 single-family homes sold in the 92037 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.374 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 7.8% increase from the first quarter of last year.

Agent: Andrew Karigan, Teles Properties, (949) 929-6922

—Lauren Beale

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