Del Cerro, a hilly residential community located on the eastern side of San Diego, is an amazing place to live. Conveniently located near San Diego State University, Allied Gardens, San Carlos, La Mesa, and the 8 Freeway, you can get anywhere in the city quickly and efficiently. Del Cerro, which translates to “of the hill” in Spanish, got its name in 1955 when its very first homes were built. Whether you’re interested in learning about the homes of Del Cerro or considering purchasing a new home, this spectacular adobe-style home listed by Marisa Papitto at Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty is truly one-of-a-kind.
Nestled in Del Cerro’s hills, this private single-level home of authentic design captures the essence of a Santa Fe masterpiece. Featured in San Diego Home and Garden twice and received the National Pool and Spa institute Award.
Enter through 100 year old nail studded gates into one of three intimate courtyards. The ‘L’ shape design of this home is a seamless blend of indoor-outdoor living enjoyed from every room.
The interior of the home is exquisite. Truly a magical museum of cultural beauty from Saltillo tile floors to the ceilings in traditional Pueblo architecture of Latillas (small sticks) and Vigas (poles).
Set against a terraced backdrop of flowering cactus gardens, mature trees, and soft outdoor lighting, this magnificent lot is the perfect place to enjoy dining outside.
The beautiful swimming pool that was dug by hand sits adjacent to a serene courtyard and fountain area.
For ultimate relaxation, unwind in a separate large spa room complete with fireplace, antique solid wood exterior and interior doors, and hand carved pillars from central Mexico.