It’s not always easy to renovate a 1970s home but this La Jolla home proves that a renovation can be done with grand style.

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This home looks out past the Country Club out to the Pacific Ocean. The five-bedroom home is an ideal blend of East Coast design integrity with laidback Western style. Dewhurst & Associates completed the massive renovation project in May of 2007 at a cost of $4.5 million and no element was over looked.

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The home makes the most of the ideal Pacific views with a layout to maximize light and space. The great room has space for entertaining and an elevator transports guests and owners to a yoga studio, guest bedrooms, and a lounge with a media room.

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On the main floor you will find a formal study with a village view, the a wine storage room and the master suite.

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On the lower level, there are two guest bedrooms and three full baths and  a Sports Bar Room complete with three flat screen TVs, a poker table, and a built-in bar.

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An artisan was commissioned to create the wine room door and its beautiful curved wooden racking.

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This seaside estate is listed for $5.3 million with Willis Allen Real Estate and showcased by Luxury Portfolio.