Offered At $2,475,000
4 Bed / 2.5 Bath
A unique opportunity to own a beloved architectural masterpiece. Walk across your private bridge and escape to the unparalleled quiet and serenity only Big Sur offers. Nestled in a pristine redwood forest with beautiful sunsets and distant Pacific Ocean views, this stunning, 3 story home is both breathtaking and efficient.
- Personal residence of award winning architect
- Residence is based on a site passive solar design
Designed, built and meticulously cared for by the architect owner, spectacular details abound, like custom floor to ceiling windows that let you drink in the stunning vistas across the majestic redwoods of rustic Garrapata Canyon to the Pacific.
Passive solar heating protects from the hottest summer sun while keeping the home warm in winter. The natural wood structure flows throughout the house, with exposed redwood and douglas fir posts and beams, custom 3" thick wood floors and soaring decks and patios floating above the treetops.
The contemporary structure is crowned by a private master suite occupying the entire 3rd floor.
Enjoy redwood views and restoration within the steam of the hot tub
- Living in your own private redwood preserve is good for your soul and nurtures your better nature.
Back in the woods, there is a large 3-car garage and shop, vibrant terraced gardens, detached office, guesthouse and much more.
A sloping site allows for ground floor enjoyment on 1st and 2nd levels with great indoor - outdoor flow
This is the best Big Sur has to offer - less than 30 minutes from world-class dining, activities and shopping of the Monterey Peninsula, Garrapata Canyon is a serene oasis with artesian spring water and clean air filtered through the redwoods, peace and privacy. This is classic California indoor/outdoor living as it was meant to be.
- Living on the North Coast offers the best of many worlds, privacy, peace and quiet, clean air and clean water from an ancient spring under a circle of old growth redwoods, yet only 20-30 minutes from Carmel
An Aerial View from Google Earth