A short drive down a quiet, tree-lined, private road will lead you to this charming mid-century modern time capsule located at the base of Mt Helix. Custom built in 1965 by revered architect John Mortensen, this 5 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home has 2,631 square feet of living space, sitting on a private .81 acre lot. Wonderful floor plan with natural flow. The primary bedroom suite is located on the main living level as is a 2nd bedroom and powder room. Below the main level are 3 additional, spacious bedrooms that share a full bathroom. This house was masterfully crafted with high quality materials and has great bones. It is just begging for a new owner to add their personal touch and make it a dream home. See supplement

Date Added: 6/22/22 at 7:00 am
Last Update: 8/3/22 at 11:52 pm


  • GeneralGrand foyer leads to a large living room with attached formal dining area, both of which feature gorgeous open beam wood ceilings. 3 large sliding glass doors lead out to a huge wrap-around deck. Vaulted ceilings & large windows provide an abundance of natural light. Also at the rear of the house is a kitchen attached to a spacious family room, featuring more vaulted, open beam ceilings and a wood-burning brick fireplace. Direct access, 2 car garage with laundry area is located off the family room as is powder room that connects to secondary bedroom off the hall. Large, primary suite with walk-in closet located at front of house. Staircase off the family room leads down to the second level, where youu2019ll find 3 more spacious bedrooms that share a full bathroom featuring dual sink vanity, shower/tub combo & direct access to the back yard. Located on a private street, this house sits on a .81 acre lot that makes you feel like youu2019re living in the wilderness. Lot this might have potential to be divided into 2 lots or keep it the way it is & enjoy the privacy. Property is perfectly suited as a blank canvas for a future dream home. Custom-built homes like this with good bones and a desirable mid-century architecture are hard to find. Add the large lot situated on a quiet, private road just 13 miles from downtown SD and youu2019ve got all the ingredients for a dream home.
  • RoomsBedroom Entry Level, Formal Entry, MBR Entry Level
  • AppliancesDishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Built In Range
  • Living RoomGarage
  • A/CCentral Forced Air
  • HeatingForced Air Unit, Natural Gas
  • FireplaceFP in Family Room
  • FlooringTile, Wood, Partially Carpeted
  • Half Baths1
  • Quarter Baths1


  • GeneralWood/ Stucco, Deck, Wrap Around
  • StyleCustom Built, Modern
  • Other StructuresShed, Other/ Remarks
  • PoolN/ K


  • RoofingComposition


  • HOAYes
  • HOA Amenities0.0
  • Road/AccessCanyon


  • TopographyCanyon/ Valley, Slope Steep
  • ZoningR-1
  • ViewMountains/ Hills, Trees/ Woods
  • FencingN/ K
  • RestrictionsN/ K


  • WaterMeter on Property
  • SewerSeptic Installed


  • DistrictGrossmont Union High School District

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