1448 Neptune Ave, Encinitas, CA 92024
1448 Neptune Ave

1448 Neptune Ave

1448 Neptune Ave, Encinitas, CA


  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Full Baths
  • 0.33 Acres Lot
  • 2,489 Sq.Ft. Living
  • 1928 Year Built
  • Sold Status
  • 190046499 MLS® ID

Affectionately known as The Chaplin House, this stunning Cape Cod style seaside escape strikes the perfect balance of classic details with contemporary comforts. Built in 1928 and faithfully maintained to uphold the home’s historical integrity and original character.

Experience the Pacific Ocean’s hypnotic serenade of crashing waves and take in magnetic whitewater views that stretch from La Jolla to Dana Point. The house is perched atop one of the largest waterfront lots on Leucadia’s prized Neptune Ave and boasts a highly coveted private staircase that touches down to the sandy beach below.

The open-concept grand room and kitchen are beautifully maintained using original materials wherever possible and tasteful upgrades when appropriate. Carrera Marble countertops, Sub-Zero bar fridge, and a 6-burner Viking range highlight the kitchen’s luxurious appointments. Elegantly finished wood floors complement original V-joint ceilings and custom Eagle Windows that preserve the authentic architecture of the era. A built in, marble-topped desk space for two maintains the timeless feel with custom cabinetry that keeps modern office equipment tucked away out of sight. Upstairs, a generous master and two bedrooms are punctuated by captivating views of the Pacific that invite an intimate connection with the sea. Two full baths are finished with Carrera Marble, dual sinks, opulently deep bathtubs, modern conveniences, and windows filled with views of blue water.

Complementing the exterior, parking for 6 vehicles within the gated court and a detached office/artist’s studio space with whitewater views are comfortably laid out on the property’s generous frontage. Meticulously maintained landscaping connects to a stone and composite deck with multi-tiered entertaining spaces and fire pit that look directly onto one of the region’s premier surf breaks. Cliff-mounted flood lights illuminate the water after dark and ensure that guests never lose sight of the main attraction.

Uniquely nostalgic and undeniably elegant, The Chaplin House is the treasure of a by-gone era that epitomizes the essence of coastal living.

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Features and Amenities


  • Total Bedrooms4
  • Total Bathrooms2
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Laundry roomElectric Dryer Hookup, Gas Dryer Hookup, Laundry Room
  • FlooringCarpet, Tile, Wood
  • FireplaceLiving Room
  • APPLIANCESDishwasher, Disposal, Gas Range, Refrigerator, Range Hood
  • other interior FeaturesAll Bedrooms Up, Walk-In Closet(s)

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area2,489 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.33 Acres
  • MLS® ID190046499
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1928
  • neighborhoodEncinitas
  • Architecture StylesCape Cod
  • View DescriptionCoastline, Ocean, Panoramic, Water


  • Garage Spaces2
  • PoolNone
  • roofComposition
  • parkingDriveway
  • HEAT TYPEForced Air, Fireplace(s), Natural Gas
  • SubstructureWood Siding
  • other exterior FeaturesDeck, Patio


  • Sales Price$6,000,000
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