Who needs bedroom-based excitement when you’ve got a view like this?
  • Who needs bedroom-based excitement when you’ve got a view like this?
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If one luxury condo atop one of San Diego’s most desirable downtown towers just isn’t enough, why not go for two?

Enjoy “exquisite living on the entire 38th floor of the Harbor Club,” invite materials, written by listing agent Jonathan Schneeweiss of Schneeweiss Properties, retrieved from Realtor.com espousing the benefits of units 3803 and 3804 at 100 Harbor Drive, a tower separated only by the convention center from San Diego Bay.

The unit’s three bedrooms, five baths, and two kitchens span 4170 square feet of living space, crafted “in a timeless décor designed by renowned architect Ken Ronchetti,” an Encinitas-based draftsman whose work has appeared in multi-million-dollar projects along the coast since the early ’70s.

Soak in the scenery while you soak in the tub.

Soak in the scenery while you soak in the tub.

From Realtor.com

“The moment you enter the private foyer from the elevator you are met with an experience in this trophy property,” the listing continues. Black granite floors “accentuate the custom white Neo-Paris glass walls highlighted with custom lighting,” while other luxury appointments include alabaster counters, along with extensive use of granite, marble, wood, and “other textured finishes.”

“The surfaces, doors, entry system, sound system, and lighting are all integrated to enhance the experience this penthouse offers. The curved walls and reflective surfaces create a timeless contemporary and urban style.”

The 400-square-foot master bedroom is part of a private “master wing” of the condo, enjoying unobstructed 180-degree views of the bay from the raised bed platform and elsewhere. Its en-suite includes two showers (water and steam), along with a jetted tub and expansive curved vanity with powder area. An open walk-in closet with custom black cabinetry and a private gym round out the space.

Elsewhere in the residence are two guest suites, each enjoying a private bath, a pair of private view balconies, and a great room with enough space to host a pool table in addition to the formal living and dining rooms. There’s also a wood-lined office/study area that, like most other spaces in the unit, takes full advantage of glass that spans virtually floor to ceiling.

“The stunning views create a sense that you are in San Diego surrounded by water with views of mountains, city lights, and the operations of a thriving port industry and ocean adventurers.”

Because the space was originally designed as two units, Schneeweiss's listing materials boast that it’s one of the only condos available downtown with five reserved parking spaces in the community garage. Monthly homeowners’ association dues may top $2600, but include “resort style living with full-time security, theater, library, community party room with kitchen and barbecues,” and a sixth-floor terrace with pool and spa for residents to enjoy.

Public records indicate ownership of the unit currently lies with the Barrelet Family Trust.

The home was listed for sale in July of 2019, carrying a price tag of $5,250,000 that remains unchanged to date.

  • 100 Harbor Drive #3803-3804 | San Diego, 92101
  • Beds: 3 | Baths: 5 | Current Owner: Barrelet Family Trust | List Price: $5,250,000
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dwbat Jan. 16, 2020 @ 10:04 p.m.

Nice views are way overrated. You pay a premium for a property with them. It's not worth it. After awhile the view is just background, and it doesn't excite you at all. I leased a flat in Sausalito many years back, with a view of SF Bay. It was expensive even back then. As I thought I'd pass on it, the Realtor would say: "But look at that view" and I fell for it. Time passed and I rarely paid attention anymore to the view. The weather was foggy and cold, windows were drafty, bathrooms were old, the neighbors upstairs were noisy, and driving up and down the steep hill wasn't much fun. When the lease was up, I didn't renew. Never paid for a view again. It's a marketing ploy, and nothing more.


Socks3742 Jan. 17, 2020 @ 9:53 a.m.

I wouldn't mind this view every day, but we don't have an extra 5 million anywhere, and I doubt we'd qualify for the loan. I'd pay for the view, depending on the view.


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