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581 Diamond Street

$ 2,700,000

Laguna Beach, CA 92651


4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1 Half Baths, 2,953 sq. ft.

Sold: 09/26/2018

Located in the heart of Woods Cove, renowned Artist Walter Foster, constructed this magnificent French Revival residence in 1940 with additional guest house in 1945. This is a Mills Act historical home that is granted a dramatic reduction in tax basis. Current property tax is $4,745/year. Privately nestled on Diamond Street with expansive Catalina, ocean and white water views from nearly every room. The 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath main house features a large living room with 23 foot ceilings, wood and gas burning fireplace, large windows and French doors. Dining room opens to massive ocean views, French doors and romantic Juliet balcony. Chefs kitchen with stainless steel appliances, walk in pantry, with charming Dutch door leading to exterior stairs down to a private guest room with office and en suite bath. Generous master suite features a fireplace, sitting area, walk in closet, double vanity master bath and dramatic ocean and white water views. Other highlights of the main house include separate family room, main level en suite guest bedroom, plus guest powder and laundry room. Private 1 bedroom/1 bath guest cottage with living room w/gas fireplace, kitchen, bonus room/loft space, surrounded by a large wrap around deck with ocean views from Catalina to Palos Verdes. Whether one chooses to walk up the lushly lined walkways or take the elevator from the street level 2 car garage, an immediate sense of a bygone era of Laguna elegance is realized.

Aerial View:

Quick Facts:

  • Home Size: 2,953 sq.ft.
  • Price/sq.ft.: $1,012.53
  • Lot Size: 6,332 sq.ft.
  • Built in 1940
  • Garages Spaces: 2.00
  • Fireplace


Property Details:

Assessor’s Parcel Number 64429217
Days on Market 149
Last Modified September 26th at 11:29am
Listing Status Closed
Price Per Sq. Ft. $1,012.53
Property Type Single Family Residence
Sewage System Public Sewer
Style French
Virtual Tour Click here
Water Source Public
Year Built 1940

Interior Features:

Appliances Refrigerator
Bathrooms 2 full baths, 1 half bath, 2 three quarter baths
Bedrooms 4
Cooling None
Fireplace Master Bedroom
Floorspace 2,953 sq. ft.
Floor Wood
Heating Forced Air
Interior Features Pantry
Laundry Facilities Inside
Rooms Walk-In Pantry
Stories 2

Exterior Details:

Lot Size 6,332 sq. ft.
Garage Spaces 2.00
Parking Driveway
Patio Stone
Roofing Fire Retardant
Spa Features Above Ground
View White Water

Nearby Schools in Laguna Beach

School Name Parent Rating Distance Map

4.1 mi.

4.1 mi.

3.6 mi.

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Listing provided courtesy of Sherrie Larsen at Surterre Properties.

Updated: 2018-09-26 11:29:43

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