What Does $15M-$30M Buy in La Jolla?

Looking to buy or looking to dream? Either way–take a look at the top five most expensive homes in 92037.

It is all about location. And what better location to buy a home than in scenic, coastal La Jolla. With median home prices at 4.5 times the county median of $375,000, according to the San Diego Association of Realtor's April numbers, real estate does not come cheap in La Jolla.

See how the 1 percent lives with this list of the five most expensive homes for sale in La Jolla.

At the top of the list is this $28,500,000 million beauty. It has floor to ceiling windows, parking for 10, a game room, an office, gym, swimming pool and amazing views of the beach. It is located in the Beach Barber Tract not too far .

308 Vista de la Playa – $28,500,000

  • 4 bedroom/9 bath
  • 9,142 square feet
  • Built 1989
  • 0.73 acre lot
  • Price per square foot $3,117 


If you want to save yourself $9.5 million, you could always go for the second house on our list. It is a $19 million home located in the canyons north of Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This house is the most remote or exclusive of the five on our list and sits on the largest lot.

9046 La Jolla Shores Lane – $19,000,000

  • 5 bedroom/8 bath
  • 9,083 square feet
  • Built 1996
  • 2.41 acre lot
  • Price per square foot: $2,092


Located in the Lower Hermosa neighborhood, this $17.9 million home was lowered in listing price from a cool $25 million recently. It has direct, gated beach access, an interior courtyard, retractable walls from indoor to outdoor living space, a library and billiard room.

6292 Camino de la Costa – $17,900,000

  • 7 bedroom/9 bath
  • 10,000 square feet
  • Built 2000
  • 0.73 acre lot
  • Price per square foot: $1,790


This La Jolla Shores home is perfect for people watching and sunset entertaining. The three-bedroom house has all the extras including a family room office, den and seaside deck.

8542 El Paseo Grande – $17,750,000

  • 3 bedroom/7 bath
  • 9,320 square feet
  • Built 2002
  • 0.22 acre lot
  • Price per square foot: $1,905


This $14,950,000 home is modeled after the “La Fenice” opera house in Venice, Italy. It is an oldie, but a goodie with much style. It was built in 1927 in the Lower Hermosa neighborhood of La Jolla. The home has a wine cellar, his and her bathrooms, home theater, five courtyards and enough bathrooms for you and nine other friends or family members to use.

6019 Avenida Cresta – $14,950,000

  • 6 bedroom/10 bath
  • 10,000 square feet
  • Built 1927
  • Price per square foot: $1,495

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Michelle Mowad May 21, 2012 at 09:44 PM
What do you do with 10 bathrooms? That seems excessive, especially when you only have six bedrooms.
Chris Jennewein May 21, 2012 at 11:41 PM
I wonder how much these homes would have cost five years ago at the top of the market?


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