4355 Hortensia St

San Diego, CA 92103 View Map $1,859,000 Schedule a Showing
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Status: Active
Listing Office:Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:190050132
Sq. Feet:2,846
On Site:13 Days
Lot Size:0.16 Acres
County:San Diego
Exquisite Craftsman featuring 4 bd and 3 ba, formal & informal living spaces, multiple verandas, light drenched Chef'™s kitchen, master suite with adjoining office or nursery; & what could be the most coveted 3 car oversized garage w/ loft in the neighborhood! Olde World character blends seamlessly with a meticulously well-planned expansion, resulting in an adaptation that enhances the total living experience. Attention to detail & maintenance has been the priority & the curb appeal is of Storybook legend!

This is the first time this home has been on the market in decades! Originally a Shingle Craftsman House, popular in North America from 1905 through the 1920s, it was completed in 1913. The original house was remodeled and dramatically expanded in 1989 by the award winning firm of Marc Tarasuck, AIA and Associates. It now exists as a “Rambling Craftsman”, boasting a floorplan which features both utility & grace. This residence is easily one of the most recognizable homes in the entire enclave of North Mission Hills. Its striking presentation of Craftsman details, from the geometric beauty of the wood shingles to the stunning surrounding gardens, makes this easily one of the most inspiring homes. The home also has excellent flexibility. It has been constructed in a split floorplan, with the original house, complete with a generous bedroom and bath, located on the entry street level. The expansion was done in half floor split levels to take advantage of the natural slope of the street, thus creating the dramatic look from the curb. The upper level is all master with multiple decks, high ceilings, a master bath with spa tub & separate shower room and walk-in wardrobe. Best of all is the accompanying bonus office with walk-out double doored patio featuring a serene Mission Hills tree & house top panorama. The lower level has two bedrooms, each with private access to the gardens, and a “Jack and Jill bath” between the rooms. There is a dramatic hallway that houses the laundry area on one side with a delightful series of windows on the other side, creating an excellent visual! Also present here is an access to the exterior where you will find a lengthy dog run with an easily cleanable concrete base. At the end of the hallway, you access what is easily one of the most amazing garage set ups you will see in an older established neighborhood. The garage is bi-level with convenient alley access. It boasts professional storage and work-station units designed and installed by California Closets. Additionally, it offers professional grade full epoxy flooring by GoEpoxy. There are two adjoining garage areas (1 and 2 car), plus a large easily accessible loft storage area above the 2 car garage. Additional features include fireplaces in the living, family & master bedrooms. Vintage original glass windows in the living room, as well as a series of French doors to the gardens from each room on the southwest side of home. Hardwood floors are carried from the home’s entry all the way thru the family room and include the kitchen. Speaking of the kitchen, the centerpiece is a 6 burner Viking range, plus a complete suite of modern appliances that make preparing meals a breeze. There is an abundance of cabinetry, plus a large sized skylight and window which drenches the daytime in light. Some structural & functional elements of note include an owned Culligan water softener and filtration system, two separate furnaces offering superior zonal control of the heating, attic & crawl space entries to allow for easy top & bottom access to plumbing, electric, heating and structure support system There are two individual Cox cable connections (for security and privacy) as well as Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Managed PoE+ Gigabit 8 Port Switch with 6 UniFi Long Range Access Points (hard wired) in garage, and underneath the house for strong and consistent hi-speed WiFi reception. There is a hard-wired security sy

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Address:4355 Hortensia St San Diego, CA 92103
County:San Diego
Township:Metro Uptown
Zip Code:92103
Neighborhood:MISSION HILLS

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Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Year Built:1913
Exterior: Shingle Siding
Interior Walls: Drywall
Unit Location: Detached
Total Stories: 2
Roof: Composition
Garage: Attached

Features / Amenities

Total Sq. Ft.:2846
Equipment: Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Range/Oven, 6 Burner Stove, Counter Top, Gas Cooking
Flooring: Wood, Partially Carpeted
Pets Allowed: Yes
Fireplace: FP in Family Room, FP in Living Room, FP in Master BR
Laundry Location: Area
Laundry Utilities: Electric, Gas
Rooms: Bedroom Entry Level, Bonus Room, Dining Room/Separate, Family Room, Master Retreat, Media/Music, Office, Optional Bedrooms, Storage Room, Retreat, Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Entry, Jack & Jill, Laundry, Master Bathroom, Separate Family Room, Walk-In Closet
Patio: Balcony, Deck, Patio
Miscellaneous: Suburban
Security Features: Security System, Security Lights
View: Evening Lights, Panoramic, Parklike, Neighborhood
Heating: Forced Air Unit
Heat Source: Natural Gas
Water Heater: Gas


Bedroom 5
Breakfast Area

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.16 Acres
Lot Dimensions:4,000-7,499 SF
Site: Corner Lot, Curbs, Public Street, Sidewalks, Street Paved, Landscaped
Irrigation: Drip, Sprinklers
Topography: Level
Water: Meter on Property
Sewer: Sewer Connected
Telecommunications: Security, Wired for Sound
Fencing: Partial
Directions:From 8FWY, Exit Taylor St, L on Presidio, R on Jackson, continue back onto Presidio, L onto Arista St, R onto Hickory St.

Tax and Financial Info

Terms: Cash, Conventional, VA



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