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Keith York
(619) 417-2651
CA BRE # 01874926

SOLD: The Ayers Residence (1963) by Gene Pedersen

MLS# 170057068 - $800,000 - 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath with pool and Jacuzzi on over an acre.

FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET! This exquisitely maintained one-owner home is one of the best examples of custom-built homes in the Horizon Hills neighborhood just east of Mt. Helix. Enjoy seamless indoor-outdoor living where walls of glass open to the serene setting. Privacy is afforded by unique siting on a large 1.1+ acre lot offering engaging vistas and ample room to engage the mature landscape.

Residence for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ayers designed in 1963 by Gene Pedersen. Completed in 1964 this home was Job #140 for Pedersen’s Professional Planning Corp located at 8047 La Mesa Blvd. Prior to establishing his design-build company, focused on single family residences in La Mesa and El Cajon, Mr. Pedersen served in World War II, followed by studies at University of Illinois. Gene then moved to California to study architecture at USC. He was drawn to San Diego when he secured a job building one of the first housing tracts in Chula Vista in 1954. The young building designer worked from his La Mesa office through the 1960s before moving to La Jolla and his son joining the family business of designing and building single-family homes.

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