The Ones We Live For

Some houses are nice. And there there are homes like these — the ones we live for. Even if you don’t love modern homes, you have to appreciate the clean lines and elegant design to this home. Add in a Huntington Harbor location and you can see why it’s priced where it is.

Architecturally, this home reminds me of so many different tracts and architects. On one hand, it feels like an extraordinarily detailed version of a design from the Sol Vista tract — also in Huntington Beach. But I feel like that sells the design short. There are also elements of Edward Killingsworth here (especially the way the rooms connect together and the emphasis on horizontal planes) as well as William Krisel — I can’t help but think of his Kings Point subdivision in Palm Springs.

What is also amazing to me is how well this home is preserved, but it doesn’t appear antiquated or dated. Good design looks nice. Great design looks nice forever. This home has that elusive quality of timelessness. That isn’t to say there aren’t things we’d change. But this is a house you tweak — one you make subtle changes to. This might even be the kind of house you do mockups and stare at for weeks before you make a change.

$1.2M for an off-water home in Huntington Harbor of 2400 square feet might seem a little steep — but this is a situation where you have to ask yourself about alternatives. Much smaller Eichlers are located inland and rapidly approaching $1M. At the other end, it seems anything modern (that isn’t a disaster) in Corona del Mar and Newport is in the $1.5M neighborhood. This home is a great in-betweener.

This home is not our listing, but we would love to represent your interests as a buyer. Fell free to call 949-280-6481 or email.

17060 Edgewater Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 (MLS # NP16090673)

(all data current as of 12/12/2017)
Price $1,225,000
Beds 4
Baths 3 baths
Home size 2,361 sq ft
Lot Size 6,969 sqft
Days on Market 60
Status Sold
If you've been searching for the perfect Mid Century Modern home, look no further; 17060 Edgewater Lane features original craftsmanship & has been lovingly maintained to embody this beautiful style. Situated off water in Huntington Harbor, this single-story residence spans approximately 2,400 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms + a den, 3 bathrooms, & a beautiful floor plan that highlights the architecture & design of the home & is rarely seen in the Harbor. Enter through French doors into a private courtyard with palms & huge walls of glass soaking in natural light. The main living spaces comprise an elegant formal dining room with peaked ceilings & exposed beams, a bright and aery kitchen with white cabinets, & a gorgeous family room featuring a floor-to-ceiling stone accented fireplace, windows span the height of the room, & a stone accent wall separates it from the dining room. The master suite features dual closets for storage space & the bathroom is enhanced with classic mid-century tile. The backyard is perfect for entertaining with seating areas, mature landscaping, & refreshing ocean breezes. A public Marina is located nearby, with the Harbor Mall, Harbor View Elementary School & the beach close by, together making this home a perfect coastal retreat.

Property Type(s): Single Family

Last Updated 6/29/2016 Tract Mainland (HHML)
Year Built 1964 Community 17 - Northwest Huntington Beac
Garage Spaces 2.0 County Orange
Total Parking n/a

Additional Details

Lot 0.16 Area 17 - Northwest Huntington Beac
HOA Dues 0 Parking Spaces: 4.00
Pool Description None Sewer Sewer Connected
Stories 1 Subdivision Mainland (HHML)
Utilities Water Meter on Property View Description Neighborhood
Water District/Public Waterfront Description Lot on Ocean Side of Freeway,Fishing in

Features

Air None
Appliances Dishwasher, Freezer, Garbage Disposal, Microwave, Range/Stove Hood, Refrigerator
Basement Foundation: Permanent
Construction Concrete, Drywall Walls, Glass
Fireplace Yes
Garage Direct Garage, Driveway, Driveway - Concrete, Garage, Yes
Interior Bathtub, Beamed Ceilings, Built-Ins, High Ceilings (9 Feet+), Shower, Shower in Tub, Storage Space, Unfurnished
LotDescription Back Yard, Front Yard, Landscaped, Level with Street
Master on Main Yes
View Yes

Location

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Listing provided by : Tim Smith, Coldwell Banker Res. Brokerage

(view all details for MLS #NP16090673)

 

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