“the best little house” designed by architect Lance Polster
361 Cress, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Fully Renovated Craftsman Style Cottage
Looking for a newer cottage in the village, a couple blocks away from Laguna Beach’s favorite restaurants, shops and beaches? Welcome to 361 Cress. Built-in 1994 with interiors fully renovated in 2009 by Jeannette Kyser, it’s nestled in a private location with parking for up to 4 cars! Honored by the Laguna Beach Architectural Guild for “the best little house” designed by architect Lance Polster, this jewel emulates the bungalows of early California craftsman style. Carefully designed for today’s lifestyle needs, it boasts dual master suites, one per level, a light & bright great room with a central fireplace flanked by built-in bookcases and a spacious open upstairs hallway, a perfect sleeping area for young guests. A light-capturing stair tower w/accent windows and rich, wood beams showers the living areas with sunshine while providing a beautiful architectural element. The fully equipped kitchen with deluxe appliances showcases Zimbabwe granite counters, classic white cabinetry, authentic Shaw farm sink and bevel-edged Carrara marble backsplash. Additional highlights include a dining area with built-in seating, a “jewel box” powder room, convenient dry bar, built-in home office area, custom Thoemmes cabinetry throughout, smooth interior walls, hand-scraped solid oak wood floors, wool carpeting, classic divided light windows, travertine bathroom finishes & more. Entertain guests in the private yard with multiple sitting areas and then hit the beaches. Live life today!
Pegi’s knowledge comes from over 38 years of working and living in Southern California. Her experience includes working for various home builders as the Director of Marketing, VP of Sales & Marketing and then owning and operating her own sales and marketing consulting business, and receiving numerous awards for excellence.