Richard Dreyfuss Sells La Costa Oaks Home at Loss

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by Roberta Murphy

La Costa Oaks home
Richard Dreyfuss

This must be the week for celebrity gossip as it relates to San Diego real estate–especially when it comes to a certain La Costa Oaks home.

Trulia reported today that celebrities are suffering real estate losses just like the rest of us–and I couldn’t help but note the recent departure of Richard Dreyfuss from La Costa Oaks in South Carlsbad.

He had purchased this lovely Warmington home on 3507 Camino Cereza June 30, 2006 for $1,250,000. Located in the Stoneridge neighborhood of La Costa Oaks,  it was already highly upgraded with pool, spa, palapa, outdoor kitchen–and very likely included the furnishings being offered by the seller at that time. The estimate for those upgrades at the time Dreyfuss purchased this La  Costa Oaks home was $300,000.

Two years later on August 1, 2008 Dreyfuss sold the home for $1,025,000. This 3683 square foot beauty had originally been listed at $1,299,000 and was eventually reduced to $1.1 million. Total market time was around 190 days.

Dreyfuss’ loss of at least $125,000 became a gain for the lucky La Costa Oaks buyer who settled into this celebrity home with magnificent views.

Meanwhile, if you want to see current homes for sale in La Costa Oaks, you can see them below–and recent sales underneath those.

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7427 Calle Nerja Carlsbad, CA 92009

$1,179,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,253 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ND20076049
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Welcome to one of Montecina's most premium homesites, offering unobstructed upstairs and downstairs views of the the ocean, Catalina Island, Batiquitos Lagoon, and golf course. This immaculate Taylor Morrison home features hardwood floors, wall-to-wall sliding glass doors, stainless steel appliances, large center island, quartz counters, gigantic master view balcony, and a fully-landscaped yard with natural gas fire pit, all at the end of a low-traffic street. Kids attend San Dieguito / Encinitas schools!

7427 Calle Nerja Carlsbad, CA 92009

$1,179,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,253 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 200020714
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Welcome to one of Montecina's most premium homesites, offering unobstructed upstairs and downstairs views of the ocean, Catalina Island, Batiquitos Lagoon, and golf course. This immaculate home boasts hardwood floors, panoramic glass doors, stainless steel appliances, large center island, quartz counters, gigantic master view balcony, and a fully-landscaped yard with natural gas fire pit, all at the end of a low-traffic street. Kids attend San Dieguito / Encinitas schools! View video tour at bit.ly/NerjaV

3533 Avenida Maravilla Carlsbad, CA 92009

$1,299,000
4 Beds
3.5 Baths
3,345 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 200024974
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Privacy abounds w/this exceptional 4BR/3.5BA home offering spectacular southwesterly/sunset views & NO neighbors on 3 sides! 1BR w/full BA down, perfect for offc/guests/extended family. Small neighborhood parks are just outside your front door & the community offers 2 pools & lots of nice neighbors! Upgraded kitchen & baths, high-end appliances, whole house fan, A/C & a 3-car garage. Enjoy A+ schools & nearby golf, shops & pristine beaches. Lovingly maintained by original owner... Beautiful inside & out!

3550 Calle Palmito Carlsbad, CA 92009

$1,995,000
6 Beds
4.5 Baths
4,771 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 200028553
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
DROP DEAD GORGEOUS!! *** Panoramic unobstructed VIEWS to the Ocean! *** REMODELED & UPGRADED DREAM HOME with a LUXURY Contemporary Flair! *** Built in SPA w/ cascading water feature & room for a POOL! *** BEDROOM & BATH DOWNSTAIRS! *** Great OUTDOOR LIVING with BBQ area Palapa! *** 3 CAR GARAGE! *** Hardwood and Versailles pattern Travertine Floors! *** This home also includes a Water Filtration System with Water Softener as well as drinking water Reverse Osmosis System.. *** TIME TO LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE!

7706 Caminito Puerto Unit 201 Carlsbad, CA 92009

$360,000 - 1Br/1Ba -  for Sale in La Costa, Carlsbad
New
$360,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
773 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 200029136
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
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4 responses to “Richard Dreyfuss Sells La Costa Oaks Home at Loss

  1. sorry – I've been in the home, and the views are crap and $1.025 is still way too much for the house

  2. Tammy: That is the nature of real estate–in not only La Costa Oaks, but most neighborhoods elsewhere as well. There is plenty of real estate inventory and buyers can be choosier than ever in recent memory. Richard Dreyfuss just bought his La Costa Oaks home too soon!

  3. the buyer was so lucky for having it only for $1 million, for a house that's so pretty its worth the price.!

  4. The buyers is damn lucky i think so.. he bought this home for just $1 million..incredible..Dreyfuss’ loss of at least $125,000 became a gain for the lucky La Costa Oaks..
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