This historic 1920’s Moorish Revival is classic Pebble Beach living. Located on the legendary 2nd fairway of the famous Links at Pebble Beach and overlooking Stillwater Cove and Point Lobos. Casa de la Estrella is one of the original estates along the course, with over an acre of land, and having just three owners since 1919 and first time on the market in 45 years. Recently restored in its period elegance and redecorated by Ernest Martinez, Interior Designer of Casa Palmero and the Spa at Pebble Beach. Built in 1920 for George Cook, from a steel family from St Louis, he was a lover of sports, the outdoors, and golf. Rumors swirled that he would entertain his neighbor, Greta Garbo, with bourbon in the courtyard during Prohibition. His other neighbor, Charlie Chaplin loved to meditate on the patio, citing the spiritual lift of the Pacific and the view over the course. Rudolf Valentino reportedly filmed a movie, Passions Weekend at the house.
The main estate features 5 en-suite bedrooms including one-bedroom, one-bath guest quarters and 3 wood burning fireplaces. There is an additional one-bedroom, one-bath casita guest house with a private living room, fireplace and small kitchenette attached to the 3 car garage. The large formal living room has stunning hand painted wooden ceilings and views of the Pebble Beach course and the Pacific Ocean. On one side, the living room opens to an interior courtyard perfect for entertaining while protected from the ocean breeze with a fire pit for chilly evenings. On the other, French doors and balcony lead to an upper and large lower veranda with commanding views. The formal dining room, with two Juliet balconies also opens to the upper veranda.
Walk across the Fairways to dinner at the Lodge at Pebble Beach, a massage at the Spa, a match at the Beach and Tennis Club or a grab a glass of wine at the Tap Room. Just a mile from downtown Carmel and world-famous Carmel Beach. Come and enjoy a world class lifestyle rich with history at Casa de la Estrella.
Updated on May 26, 2021 at 4:17 pm