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Dave Rice

Articles by Dave Rice

A Fairbanks Ranch estate perched above San Dieguto River Valley

Have you ever dreamed of being wealthy enough to own a nice mansion in the country? You know, a place with some good acreage to stroll through so you can commune with nature and enjoy ...

November 24, 2021
Del Mar’s dream house: a Spanish Colonial Revival accented by renowned artist Laird Plumleigh

Let’s take a trip to La Casa De Los Sueños, a 1923 Spanish Colonial Revival styled mansion occupying a hilltop plot about a half-mile from the beaches of Del Mar. Is this 6100-square-foot estate, nearly ...

November 12, 2021
A historic Craftsman in the heart of South Park

The turn of the twentieth century marked a significant shift in homebuilding trends across the United States. Backlash to the Industrial Revolution and the packed, grimy cities it created — particularly in the Northeast — ...

October 7, 2021
Triangle-shaped in Solana Beach

Let’s say you’re building a house for someone else, but you don’t know who yet. As soon as the hammers are done swinging and the paint rollers have finished rolling, you put the property on ...

September 22, 2021
Sefton Place’s multi-story waterfall designed by architect Rob Quigley

1876 Sefton Place | Point Loma, 92107 current owner: Danying Jiang | listing price: $1,999,000 | beds: 3 | baths: 4 | house size: 3894 Sefton Place is a tiny cul-de-sac tucked into the hills ...

September 8, 2021
Architect Frank L. Hope’s Del Mar Art Deco home

Frank Hope Sr. was a World War I veteran and UC Berkeley dropout when he came to San Diego to work for the esteemed architectural firm Requa & Jackson. By 1928, he had struck out ...

August 25, 2021
Find whitewater and wood on Del Mar’s Bellaire Street

355 Bellaire Street | Del Mar, 92014 Current owner: DMG | Listing price: $13,595,000 | Beds: 7 | Baths: 6.5 | House size: 6600 The median house price in San Diego County jumped to $865,000 ...

August 11, 2021
La Jolla’s “Street of Dreams”

5850 Camino De La Costa | La Jolla, 92037 Current owner: Madeline Artman | Listing price: $13,595,000 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 5 | House size: 5139 Camino de la Costa, which curves along the ...

July 30, 2021
Coronado’s Crown Manor mansion: designed by Marston House architects Irving Gill and William S. Hebbard

Crown Manor, the palatial 24,000-square-foot mansion at 1015 Ocean Boulevard in Coronado, is billed in its Zillow listing as “the most iconic estate in Southern California.” Originally built in 1902, the home was designed by ...

July 14, 2021
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