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One-of-a-Kind “Crescent House” For Sale in Encinitas, California

A futuristic feat in a tranquil neighborhood, this property sits on a jaw-dropping 74-foot promontory. The classic SoCal landscape juxtaposes the striking modernism of this inventive estate. With five bedrooms and six bathrooms, the entire home covers 6,329 square feet. The elevated lot includes .42 acres of space. Priced at $17,750,000, 532 Neptune Avenue is listed by Joshua and Matthew Altman at Douglas Elliman.

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Built in 2003, Crescent House was designed by Wallace E. Cunningham. He has been listed three times on Architectural Digest’s list of top 100 designers. This home was also featured in Architectural Digest in April 2005 and recently in the third season of HBO’s Westworld. The construction was a labor of love and the entire structure took over three years to build. A tiered design and curved concrete walls surround a central courtyard with a crescent-shaped infinity pool, thus why the property has been dubbed, “Crescent House.” It is the epitome of a modern minimalist mansion.

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Situated within a peaceful, coastal community, this mansion has hit the market with a with a record-setting price tag. It boasts an impressive 74 feet of ocean frontage, perched on a sandstone bluff approximately 80 feet above the water’s edge. The innovative, ultra-modern structure is unique for the laid-back locale. From the seaside setting to the overall construction, this listing is truly one-of-a-kind.

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The structure has been expertly crafted using modern concrete, titanium, and floor to ceiling glass windows. The indoor-outdoor living is accentuated by the sweeping ocean views that are visible from almost every corner of the home. An alluring central courtyard is shielded by a tiered design and curved walls.

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The main home offers a dynamic, modern living space with a gourmet chef’s kitchen. In the primary residence, the master bedroom is spacious, complemented by a spa-like bathroom. Adjacent to the main home, there are two additional bedrooms, each offering panoramic ocean views. Additionally, there are versatile bonus areas that could serve as a fifth bedroom, a gym, a yoga studio, a media room, or an office. The guest quarters provide an extra en-suite bedroom with its own bathroom, intended to provide comfort and privacy for visitors.

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The property features an array of outdoor spaces, including patios, verandas, terraces, and decks, meticulously designed to maximize the coastal living experience. These well-planned areas offer stunning views of the ocean, creating an atmosphere of serenity and immersion in the surrounding natural beauty. The estate showcases a blend of luxurious living, top-quality craftsmanship, and an enviable location.

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Nestled within a coastal haven, the property effortlessly harmonizes modern comforts with the leisure of beachfront living. The sprawling floorplan and extensive outdoor space combine to create a distinct display of architectural excellence. From its construction twenty years ago until today, this original home has an enduring appeal. Currently priced at $17,750,000, Crescent House is an inimitable piece of the Encinitas landscape.

Listing: 532 Neptune Ave, Encinitas, CA 92024 [Douglas Elliman]