Nestled into the Laguna coastline is a hidden grandeur unlike any other, spanning 120 feet of private oceanfront estate. This magnificent historic seaside estate was built in 1918-1921 by internationally renowned, Frank A. Miller, developer of the Mission Inn in Riverside, California and a leading figure in promoting Mission and Mediterranean influenced architecture in Southern California. Miller brought the same architect, crews and artistic ideas that he had used on the Mission Inn in Riverside to Laguna Beach to build “Mariona” for his second wife Marion and is one of the most spectacular estates built in America on the oceanfront of Laguna Beach. Known as the “Castle by the Sea” among the Hollywood Elite. The exterior is adorned with red-tiled roofs, stone towers and ornamental chimneys and consists of a main residence with 5 bedrooms, 4 private villas and 2 attached guests rooms. Totaling 12 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms with breathtaking ocean views from every room. Private parking and motor court to park 16 plus cars. The historic Masterpiece hosted visitors such as The Duke of Alba, the famous philosopher and poet Henry Van Dyke, Betty Davis and many more. Smart home technology, security system, electonic gate and automated lighting. Environmentally friendly living succulent walls and roof, landscaped walkways and gardens with utmost privacy completes this home. E rated in the national registry and approved for the Mills Act property tax advantage.
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