"The Rosecroft Estate, approximately 17,000 square feet under roof on about 2.5 acres in the prime wooded area. On the National Historic Registry under the Mills Act (approx. 70% reduction in property taxes). Main house built in 1912 by architect and master builder Emmor B. Weaver. Full two year rehab to the studs beginning in 1979. 5000 square feet added including basement with home theater, wine cellar, tennis court, detached gym, etc. A 25 kw solar system virtually eliminates electric bill. Entire property is very private for being in the city, completely walled and gated. Mature landscaping, major trees planted in 1906. Rosecroft is one of the original and finest estates in San Diego. Property has been visited by Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Dr Seuss, Jonas Salk and just about anybody who was/is anybody in San Diego. Many commercials, films, charity events and weddings of notable people have taken place here. For more, please google Rosecroft Estate. There are 6 fountains, a 50' x 20 pool, indoor racquetball court, detached gym, pool cabana with full bath, sauna, W/D, etc. A 25 kw solar system is owned. Property has a detached 4 car garage in addition to a 1,000 S.F. over sized 3 car garage. Detached guest apartment also. Basically the property has everything a new owner could want, and plenty of room to expand (1000 S.F. unfinished walk-in attic space, in addition to the already finished 1,000 S.F. finished attic). Possible owner financing with significant down payment or Lease/Option. Style: Other. Equipment: Garage Door Opener,Range/Oven,Pool/Spa/Equipment,Washer,Solar Panels,Dryer,Water Filtration,Shed(s). Exterior: Wood/Stucco. Heating: Zoned Areas,Forced Air Unit. Lot Size Source: City/County Records. Market Area: Coastal South. Patio: Awning/Porch Covered,Gazebo,Balcony. Rooms: Guest Maid,Master Bdrm 2,Master Retreat,Optional Bedrooms,Dining Area,Finished Attic,Storage Room,Breakfast Area. Sewer: Sewer Connected. Residential Styles: Detached..."
* PRICE LOWERED - $6,950,000 TO $6,475,000