Situated on what is widely considered the most spectacular stretch of California coast, a cinema-worthy home in Big Sur seeks US$2.25 million, or around HK$18 million.

The 33-acre cliffside home is located on a former gold mine that was in use until 1960 — the mine is still accessible
The 33-acre cliffside home is located on a former gold mine that was in use until 1960 — the mine is still accessible

Given the region’s almost unparalleled scenery, it’s no wonder that some of the greatest American writers of our time — John Steinbeck, Jack Kerouac, Henry Miller, and Hunter Thompson all called Monterey and Big Sur home at some point in their lives — were inspired here.

Apart from the three-bedroom main house, also on the property is a separate one-bedroom, one-bath guest house
Apart from the three-bedroom main house, also on the property is a separate one-bedroom, one-bath guest house

Surrounded by virgin forest and even a natural waterfall, this home’s wall-to-wall, ceiling-to-floor windows are designed to maximise its views of the Pacific Ocean and the woods, while outside, a spacious deck skirts the house for al fresco dining.

Redwood beams in the home were sourced and milled from the land and the entire property is off grid with solar system and natural spring water
Redwood beams in the home were sourced and milled from the land and the entire property is off grid with solar system and natural spring water

The property stretches across 33 acres of land and accommodates a nearly 2,500-square-house that protrudes over a cliff facing the ocean. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the house offers sufficient space for a large family to live in full-time or on holidays.

Just 60 miles south of Carmel, the property is for sale at $2.25 million
Just 60 miles south of Carmel, the property is for sale at $2.25 million

The property’s co-listing agents are Dana Bambace, Mark Peterson and Melissa Radowicz of Compass Realty, Carmel-By-The-Sea, California.

Photography by Compass

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