1514 Rubenstein Ave

$3,275,000 | 5 BD | 3.0 BA | 3,531 SF

SOLD! (April 2021)

Extraordinary ocean & sunset views from this Cardiff home. Enjoy the multiple outdoor living spaces beginning with the private front courtyard which is like stepping into a Zen garden complete with trickling fountains, lush succulent & rock garden amid old growth trees shading the perimeter of the courtyard. The courtyard includes a modern fire pit and multiple conversation areas that lead to the front entry with 4 stacked stone columns leading to the foyer.

Enter to warm wood flooring and a short stairway up to the main living area with vaulted wood ceilings. The home exudes warmth with a casual elegance radiating from every space. The owner has lovingly remodeled almost every space in this home to provide easy coastal living with casual yet elegant design that enhance the location and views. Slide away doors off the family room open to a large balcony creating ample outdoor living space to include a casual seating & dining area with spectacular ocean views. The kitchen has been remodeled with sleek European designed cabinets stone countertops, large decorative tiled backsplash, and farm sink with views to the ocean. The kitchen provides stainless appliance package including a wine cady and trash compactor. The long countertop provides bar seating and separation to the family room with a gas burning fireplace and floor to ceiling views to the west. Adjacent to kitchen/family room is the formal living/dining room space. Living room has vaulted wood ceiling and beams with modern accent lighting highlighting the stacked stone fireplace complimenting the wood ceiling & floors. The dining area is surrounded by shuttered windows with modern industrial style chandelier. This area conveniently opens to kitchen with a countertop and wine caddy below. On the same level is the master bedroom suite with slider to balcony and stairs down to the lower backyard with large inground spa. The master suite includes a new bathroom with dual sinks, wall closet and dressing area. A separate room for toilet and step-in shower. Down the hall is another bedroom with ample wall closet. Guest bathroom with tub, step-in shower, and dual sinks.

From the front foyer a short stairway down leads to a den with gas burning fireplace and slider door to backyard. Surrounding the den is an office/bedroom, guest bedroom, bathroom that leads to office/exercise room. On the opposite side of den in a large laundry room with utility sink, ample countertops, and storage. There is an entrance to 3-car garage plus a side door to the back yard patio. Backyard is completely fenced providing a private, tranquil environment with large in ground spa, lounge & patio seating, grass area surrounded by lush landscaping and lighting creating a wonderful entertaining space in addition to the balcony providing a covered patio with market lights to dine, BBQ or to play Ping Pong. Backyard is gated, adjacent to garage with easy access to coastal walks, parks, shopping & beaches.

Full Listing Details


Price: $3,495,000Type: Single FamilyMLS ID: NDP2102608


Rooms/Areas: Bonus Room, Den, Entry, Exercise Room, Family Room, Foyer, Kitchen, Laundry, Living Room, Main Floor Bedroom, Main Floor Master Bedroom, Master Bathroom, Master BedroomFireplace: YesFireplace(s): Den, Family Room, Firepit, Living RoomAppliances: Built-In Range, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, Double Oven, Disposal, Gas Cooktop, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Range Hood, Trash CompactorFlooring: Carpet, Tile, Wood


Total Bathrooms: 3Full Bathrooms: 3Total Bedrooms: 5Laundry: Individual Room


Pool Description: NoneSpa Description: Heated, In-Ground


Deck/Patio: Deck, Open Patio


Garage: YesGarage Spaces: 3


County: San DiegoDriving Directions: From Santa Fe Dr, south on Rubenstein Ave. Home is on southwest corner of Rubenstein and May Ct Cross Street: May Court.


School District: San Dieguito Union


Community Features: Suburban, Park


Cooling Type: NoneHeating Type: Forced Air


Water: Public


Structure Type: Single Family ResidenceCommon Walls: No Common WallsWindows: Custom Covering, Double-Pane Windows, ShuttersStories/Levels: TwoStories Description: TwoSquare Feet: 3,531Year Built: 1962Year Built Source: AssessorProperty Condition: Turnkey


Property View: Ocean, PanoramicLot Size (Acres): 0.25Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 11,204Lot Size Source: AssessorIrrigation System: Sprinkler SystemZoning: R-1:Single Fam-ResLot Description: Corner Lot, Landscaped, Lawn, Lot 10000-19999 Sqft, Sprinkler System, Drip Sprinkler System, Sprinklers in Front, Sprinklers in RearFencing (Description): Good Condition, Stucco Wall, Wood

Floor Plan