While this home was designed and built by architect Chris Abel, it’s easy to see the A. Quincy Jones design influences and if Joseph Eichler were to have built an attached home community, I’d imagine it would look just like this.
And that’s really the crux of it. Joseph Eichler never built such accessible, entry-level homes in Southern California. And today, that holds true. There is very little available to the entry level coastal homebuyer, let anything with an awesome modern pedigree. And this particular example hits all of the right notes. For starters, it’s largely original. This is great for two BIG reasons: 1. The ceilings look like they have their original stain 2. It hasn’t been remuddled and you aren’t paying for someone else’s poorly-conceived “upgrades.”
Properties like this are interesting, because it’s a bit unconventional, I think most people will admit think of the reasons it won’t work: it’s only 912 square feet, there’s only 1 bathroom, there are bigger properties for less. But you really have to take a step back and be open to the idea of a different lifestyle than you were used to. The great news it, when you do want to do upgrades, everything is a bit less expensive because there’s much less material to buy. There is less furniture to purchase. And you’ll buy much less stuff in general — because you won’t have room for it.
It’s an adjustment for sure, but if you’re on a budget and you’ve always dreamed of coastal living and mid-century modern homes — really, it doesn’t get any better than this. This is the kind of home you’ll kick yourself for not taking a look at.
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|Home size||912 sq ft|
|Lot Size||1,306 sqft|
|Days on Market||197|
Live the San Clemente Lifestyle! Chris Abel designed Mid-Century Modern by the Sea! Beautiful wood beam ceilings in the living room/dining, kitchen and bedrooms. Excellent floor plan with kitchen overlooking living room and patio. Light, bright and airy with skylight in bathroom, kitchen with built-ins, laundry area inside, plush carpets, plus front and rear patios! Enjoy the beautiful views from the living room, kitchen and front patio.The single detached garage is owned and maintained by the HOA and there is one additional parking space plus guest parking. Perfect for "Beach Close" full time living or vacation home. The highly sought after community of Vista Pacific Del Gado is located within minutes to the the San Clemente Pier, Doheny Beach, Dana Point Harbor, San Clemente Train Station, New San Clemente Outlets, shopping & restrauants. The association amenities include swimming pool and clubhouse. Hurry, this won't last long!
Property Type(s): Single Family
|Last Updated||6/23/2016||Tract||Vista Pacific Del Gado (VPD)|
|Year Built||1964||Community||SN - San Clemente North|
|Prior to Mar 8, '16||$488,000|
|Mar 8, '16 - Today||$475,000|
|Lot||0.03||Area||SN - San Clemente North|
|HOA Dues||299 | Monthly||Parking||Spaces: 2.00|
|Pool Description||Association,In Ground||Sewer||Sewer Connected|
|Stories||1||Subdivision||Vista Pacific Del Gado (VPD)|
|Utilities||Natural Gas,Water Meter on Property||View Description||City Lights,Hills|
|Appliances||Dishwasher, Gas Stove|
|Basement||Foundation: Concrete Slab|
|Interior||Beamed Ceilings, Formica Counters, Open Floor Plan, Shower in Tub|
|LotDescription||Planned Unit Development|
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