Bring your checklist because this turn-key La Jolla home with a pool and detached guest suite on a flat half-acre lot in the serene Muirlands neighborhood has it all! Built in 2013, this property is a true oasis with a flexible floor plan and must-have features for the evolving needs of any family. Separate from the house with 2-car garage is a bonus 3-car garage w/ wonderful guest suite atop! A kitchen that can only be described as “designed from experience” is the heart of this home with double islands, premium appliances, amazing storage, and two often forgotten features in new homes: a hidden butler’s pantry AND direct access to your attached garage. The open concept kitchen is part of the ultimate great room featuring vaulted ceilings, a handsome gas fireplace, an impressive wet bar, and a breakfast nook with built-in seating. It all opens to the backyard! Ground level primary suite enjoys a gas fireplace, walk-in closet, ensuite bath, and French doors leading to the backyard. Upstairs you’ll find an ensuite bedroom, an open workout area, and a media room with an adjacent full bathroom that was designed for easy conversion into a comfortable bedroom if desired. Enjoy San Diego’s famous year-round weather in your sprawling and private backyard with mature landscaping, turf lawn, pool, spa, fully equipped cabana with TV and audio, built-in BBQ station, and pool bathroom. House has owned solar and air conditioning. Don’t miss this!

Date Added: 8/29/22 at 7:00 am
Last Update: 9/3/22 at 3:18 am


  • General2 Staircases, Balcony, Beamed Ceilings, Living Room Deck Attached, Two Story Ceilings, * Seller will entertain offers between $5, 900, 000 - $6, 100, 000* Presenting you with a rare opportunity to own one of La Jolla's most iconic landmark estates for a spectacular new price, 7231 Monte Vista has been a fixture in the historic Beach Barber Tract neighborhood for nearly a century since its design in 1924 by master architect, Edgar V. Ullrich. Situated on flat, quarter-acre, corner lot, this timeless English Tudor home is conveniently located just one block from Marine Street beach and a short walk to all of amenities of La Jollas Village. Enjoy original details throughout, including juliette balconies, masonry fireplaces, built-in cabinetry, window seats, hardwood floors, and leaded mullioned windows with clear and stained glass that open to admire the ocean views that adorn the 2nd and 3rd levels, or to feel the ocean breeze and listen to the waves as you fall asleep. The spacious main home features 5 en-suite bedrooms plus 3 optional bedrooms that could serve as offices, bonus space, or a home gym additionally, the property features a detached 1 BR/1 BA studio apartment/ ADU above the detached garage with its own kitchenette and private entry! Enjoy indoor-outdoor living and entertaining in either of the homes two grand living spaces the original formal living room with cathedral vaulted ceilings or the sprawling informal living room with soaring, two-story ceilings and a breathtaking fireplace inspired by Yosemites Ahwahnee Lodge which both feature walls of French doors that open to backyard with outdoor living and dining spaces, plus plenty of space for the next owners to add an in-ground pool! Widely admired for its striking architectural beauty and manicured landscaping with idyllic gardens and hedged privacy fencing, this prized property is affectionally called The Monkey House by locals for the original sculpture that dons the front gable with two monkeys holding the Ullrich crest. The setting for many weddings, 4th of July parades, holiday parties, philanthropic events, and La Jolla Secret Garden Tours throughout the years, this beloved home is ready to serve as the backdrop for future memories for its next deserving owners!
  • RoomsBedroom Entry Level, Bonus Room, Breakfast Area, Den, Dining Area, Dining Room/ Separate, Exercise Room, Family Room, Formal Entry, Great Room, Master Bdrm 2, MBR Entry Level, Office, Optional Bedrooms, Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Laundry, Master Bathroom, Walk- In Closet
  • AppliancesDishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Garage Door Opener, Microwave, Pool/ Spa/ Equipment, Range/ Oven, Refrigerator, Solar Panels, Washer, Freezer, Barbecue
  • Living RoomLaundry Room
  • A/CCentral Forced Air, Zoned Area(s)
  • FireplaceFP in Living Room, FP in Master BR, Patio/ Outdoors, Bonus Room
  • FlooringCarpet, Tile, Wood
  • HeatingForced Air Unit, Natural Gas
  • Half Baths2
  • Quarter Baths2


  • GeneralWood, Other/ Remarks, Balcony, Slab, Stone/ Tile
  • StyleTudor/ French Normandy
  • PoolBelow Ground, Below Ground
  • Other StructuresGuest House


  • RoofingComposition


  • HOAYes
  • HOA Amenities0.0
  • Road/AccessOcean/ Bluff, Open Space


  • ZoningR-1: Single
  • ViewOcean
  • FencingPartial
  • RestrictionsN/ K
  • TopographyLevel


  • WaterMeter on Property
  • SewerSewer Connected
  • UtilitiesCable Connected, Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Connected, Underground Utilities, Sewer Connected, Water Connected


  • DistrictSan Diego City Unified School District

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