House of the Day: Ewwww or Ahhhh?

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House of the Day Sometimes, beauty is simply in the eye of the beholder. We leave it to you, readers, to decide whether this Huntington Beach, Calif., place is over-the-top ornate or worth every shiny nickel of the $2.15 million the owner is asking.

The 411: It's a 4,025-square-foot Mediterranean in a gated community within walking distance of the beach in "Surf City USA." Built in 2001, it has four bedrooms and pretty much every inch has custom wood carvings, custom-made tiles, Venetian plaster, coffered ceilings, stained glass, granite.

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There are four fireplaces, all with custom-made mantles. It has hand-crafted doors, wrought iron banisters, restaurant-quality kitchen appliances. Every bedroom has custom closets with stained woods.

The master suite has a steam room, fireplace, balcony -- there are 600 square feet of balconies and patios.

The home has two wine cellars, including one underground that looks into the glass see-through to the rock pool with a grotto.

The home is listed with David MacLeod of Century 21 Beachside Realtors.

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