Property Details

  • TYPE: Single Family, Detached
  • STATUS: For Sale
  • PRICE: $7,995,000
  • BEDROOMS: 1
  • BATHROOMS: 1 full + 1 Partial
  • LOT SIZE: 1,285,020 SqFt (includes: main house, guest house, caretakers unit)
  • PROPERTY SIZE: 29.5 acres
  • BUILT IN: 1985
  • COMMUNITY: Big Sur

Property Description

“Drawing the Music”

Private and iconic residence of world-renowned architect Mickey Muennig. Perched up high on Partington Ridge, the property consists of 30 acres with expansive forest, sky, ocean and coastal views. The main residence is a passive solar house built into the side of the mountain and has a sod roof. There are two other homes on the property, also designed by Mickey Muennig, one built in collaboration with his daughter.  Known as the “Caretaker’s House” it has a separate, open air bathhouse, and its own driveway on the east side of the property.

The house has an ocean view from every level of the house. Just down below is the small round house built into the mountain and overlooking the sea. This little house was the first house Mickey designed and built for himself. It’s somehow small and cozy, but with its vast view, feels expansive.  This spectacular setting was befitting a man who “listened, observed, dreamed and then would draw, then listen more, and draw more.”

“Quotes used with Permission of Gibbs Publishing”

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  • Family Room: Kitchen/ Family Room Combo
  • Bathroom: Skylight
  • Bedroom:  Ground floor
  • Dining Rooms: Dinning area
  • Flooring: Concrete
  • Heating: Radiant Floors
  • Fireplace: 3
  • AC: Ocean Breezes
  • Kitchen: Oven Gas, Skylight
  • Laundry: Washer/Dryer
  • Horse Property: Possible, Riding Trails
  • Parking: Uncovered Parking
  • Utilities: Propane on site, Public Utilities
  • Water: Private/mutual
  • Sewer: Septic Connected
  • Construction Type: cinder block
  • Other Structures: Outbuilding, Shed, Bath house
  • View: Canyon, Mountain, Ocean
  • School District:
    • Carmel Captain Cooper
    • Carmel Middle School
    • Carmel High School

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