Elfin Forest, California

$1,495,000 - $1,595,000. Luxury Spanish modern custom estate with panoramic ocean and mountain views on over 3.6 acres! Rare high end construction, Green home built to LEED Platinum standards. This home looks and feels brand new.

Energy Efficient Home EnergyStar Home Green Home GreenBuilt Home LEED Home Sustainable Home Solar - Photovoltaic
$1,495,000 Asking Price (USD)
$16,618 Annual Property Tax
$100 Annual Utility Cost
4,395 Square Feet
4 / 2½ Beds / Baths
3.6 acres Lot Size
2008 Year Built
Single Family Property Type

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Built to LEED Platinum standards
5kw Solar PV (paid in full)
Solar thermal for heating the house and water
ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms) stem wall foundation
SIP’s (Structurally Insulated Panels) building envelope construction
Real Clay tile roof
Copper rain gutters
Radiant floors and ceiling - no forced air to move dust around
LED lighting throughout
Dark sky compliant exterior lighting
Magnesium board/paperless drywall
Permeable driveway
Blackwater and grey water drains are separate for future collection and use
Central vacuum

Property Description

Solid Knotty Alder cabinetry, amazing wide plank old growth (Carlisle) heart pine wood flooring, and an interior courtyard are just some of the amazing features. All living areas as well as the master bedroom on the same floor with a bonus room downstairs. Room for a pool and patio in the back yard (see landscaping plans) with amazing ocean views. Other extravagant features include: solid alder 8 foot doors throughout with 6" solid wood door frames, wood clad casement windows, lift and slide pocket door opens to outdoor living space, copper rain gutters, real masonry fireplaces (3), ICF stem wall foundation, SIPS building envelope construction, real clay tile roof, radiant floors and ceiling - no forced air to move dust around! Solar thermal for heating the house and water, 5kw Solar PV (paid in full). Thermadore appliances, built-in shelving in all closets, LED lighting throughout, dark sky compliant exterior lighting. This home was the 2nd home in the U. S. to get the new magnesium board/paperless drywall. The estate is wired for audio/video and for a projector and drop screen in family room. Full security system installed, wired for security cameras. Extra room downstairs designed for another bedroom, full bathroom, and closet with the plumbing already set up (drywall and doors provided). Handmade bathroom vanity and mud room bench from local eucalyptus wood. Dual plumed with PEX and copper, blackwater and grey water drains are separate for future collection and use. Permeable driveway, site stone used for gabion walls, potential horse property with large arena area. Heated garage with vaulted ceilings and shaft mount garage door openers, ready for car stacker or lift, space for shop or guest house, large mechanical room/storage area. Landscape and pool plans included.

Neighborhood Description

Near $2M homes of San Elijo Hills but without the never-ending HOA fees, no Mello Roos, no CC & Rs. Walk or ride your horse to hiking trails, parks, restaurants, stores and the village center. Your kids can ride their bikes to the top rated schools.

Market Area

Within San Diego County, America's Finest City

School District

Within the highly rated San Marcos Unified School District
The brand new Double Peak K-8 has a 10/10 rating for test scores
San Elijo Elementary School 9/10 rating
San Marcos High School 8/10 rating & 9/10 test scores
Source: GreatSchools.org


The best of both worlds, rural living but still close enough to everything you will need. The San Elijo Hills Community is an award winning master planned community and this home benefits from being next to it without all the extra monthly fees or HOA rules.

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Elevation of Home


Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Fireplace
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Active
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Geothermal
Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum Yes

Energy & Water

Energy System Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type SIPS
Exterior Finish Other
Interior Finish Other
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Other
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Other
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 3
Garage Area 800 sqft

Contact Information

Steve Pike

3745 33rd St
San Diego , CA 92104 US

Listing ID: 20369