Variance granted Detached. Available now is an opportunity to own this amazing and rare property in the secluded west end of San Diego’s University Heights, ideal for compound living or rental income, and featuring paid-for solar electric . Entertain your friends or just enjoy some solitude with private, outdoor living spaces including a gorgeous heated pool, built-in spa, flagstone terraces and lush, fully fenced grounds featuring incredible succulents, fruit trees, and more. The impeccable main house says mid-century California, and features gracious-sized social spaces as well as 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, separate den and a huge finished lower level (not included in the square footage) perfect for media, office, guests…you name it. Hardwood floors flow throughout the home, and one will also find walls of glass in the dining room, a living room fireplace, and a large primary bedroom suite with patio. On a more practical level, there is a separate laundry room, stainless appliances, amazing storage, and newer central air/heat. The main home is complemented by two adorable privately situated cottages: a 1-bedroom unit and a studio…great for extended family living or for supplemental income. Each has a full kitchen, updated baths, air conditioning, and individual dedicated outdoor areas, as well as their own shared washer/dryer. 4561-4567 Massachusetts St is centrally located, in close proximity to restaurants, shopping, freeways, Balboa Park and more, yet feels miles and miles away. A chance to own a property like this in San Diego doesn’t come around often!

Date Added: 8/11/22 at 7:00 am
Last Update: 8/16/22 at 11:26 am


  • GeneralCeiling Fan, Granite Counters, Total square footage is per assessor records. Allocation of square footage between units is from old building records included in seller disclosures: main house 2, 407, 1-bedroom cottage 520, studio cottage 368. It is believed that the finished lower level is not included in these figures. All information, including but not limited to square footage, permits, zoning to be verified by buyer during investigations period.
  • RoomsDining Room/ Separate, Formal Entry, Kitchen
  • AppliancesDishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Pool/ Spa/ Equipment, Refrigerator, Washer, Free Standing Range, Range/ Stove Hood, Gas Range, Gas Cooking
  • Living RoomLaundry Room
  • FlooringWood, Ceramic Tile
  • A/CCentral Forced Air, Wall/ Window, Electric
  • HeatingForced Air Unit, Wall/ Gravity, Natural Gas
  • FireplaceFP in Living Room
  • Half Baths1
  • Quarter Baths1


  • GeneralWood, Stone/ Tile, Concrete, Patio, Patio Open
  • StyleContemporary, Craftsman, Modern, Other
  • PoolBelow Ground, Heated with Gas, Heated, Below Ground, Heated with Gas, Heated


  • RoofingComposition


  • HOAYes
  • HOA Amenities0.0


  • TopographyLevel, Other/ Remarks
  • ZoningR-1: SINGLE
  • FencingFull
  • RestrictionsN/ K


  • WaterMeter on Property, Public
  • SewerSewer Connected


  • DistrictSan Diego City Unified School District
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