2961 1St Avenue

  • San Diego

  • $2,895,000
  • 4
  • 4F, 1H


Iconic Glamour, Unparalleled Craftsmanship! Introducing an Estate befitting the most discerning palate. Easily recognized as The Bankers Hill Landmark Residence, the John Henry & Katherine Zitt House (also known as Dodd-Bennett) is majestically situated on a magnificent presiding elevation. Celebrate the rarely found Georgian Revival architecture! Its cultivated beauty, sourced from Roman & Greek architectural lines, create a modern nobility that seamlessly blends elegance and grace, form and function. This residence has undergone a renaissance like few others before. Its evolution from the original Colonial Manor to a brilliant 21st Century masterpiece was an act of love. A comprehensive plan of historic preservation and restoration was completed, and in concert with the Historic Resources Board of San Diego. The home was renovated and substantially expanded without compromising original architectural elements. It was awarded Mills Act Tax status in 2012 and carries a significant benefit of property tax reduction. Moreover, at the time of its addition to the historic registry, this home was the ONLY Georgian Revival in all of San Diego County√Ę€™s historic homes. Structural element changes include the addition of over 1100sf including a completely repurposed flow of the kitchen, dining, and family rooms. This was accomplished with the incorporation of a beautiful new breakfast room, both wet and dry butler pantries, and a more than doubling of the original kitchen square footage. The kitchen is a sumptuous presentation on a grand scale. You will revel in the intelligence of design and the abundance of beauty. Features include a 6 burner Viking with grill, French Door SubZero Refrigerator complete with auxiliary cooling drawers; plus a delicious helping of Carrara marble throughout. The counters, massive island, and endless cabinetry will have even the pickiest of Chef, in a state of constant felicity! Included in the expansion but not counted in the ...
MLS #180029077
Full Baths4
Half Baths1
Square Feet≈ 4,130
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
Listing BrokerageAscent Real Estate, Inc
Listing AgentKen Pecus
Listing Agent BRE #01056969
AppliancesDishwasher,Garbage Disposal,Microwave,Double Oven,Counter Top,Gas Cooking,Tankless Water Heater
HeatingNatural Gas
FireplaceDining Room,Family Room,Living Room,Master Bedroom
Garage Spaces2
PatioBrick,Covered,Porch - Front
AreaSD - San Diego
TractBankers Hill
Address2961 1St Avenue
CitySan Diego
CountySan Diego


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