House of the Day: Ewwww or Ahhhh?

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.

Is It Great or Too Ornate?
See Gallery
House of the Day: Ewwww or Ahhhh?

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.

Also see:
Own What the Clintons Rent
Historic Beacon Hill Beauty

And more Houses of the Day and other homes for sale in Huntington Beach, Calif., on AOL Real Estate.

Got a tip for House of the Day? Know of an exceptional or unusual property currently listed for sale? Please email with your suggestions and be sure to include links to listing details and photos. (Due to the volume of response, we unfortunately are unable to respond to each submission.)

More on AOL Real Estate:
Find out how to
calculate mortgage payments.
homes for sale in your area.
foreclosures in your area.
See celebrity real estate.
Read Full Story

Can't get enough real estate news?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from celebrity homes to renovation tricks delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

Find a home

Powered by Zillow