BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently offered at $57,500,000, the 5.45-acre oceanfront estate that became known as the "Western White House" was acquired by former president, Richard Nixon, in 1969 and would go onto become the setting for several political and social gatherings hosting the likes of Frank Sinatra and John Wayne. Per the Orange County Registrar, 17 heads of state visited Nixon at La Casa Pacifica, including South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu and Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev.
Originally built by financier Hamilton Cotton in the 1920s, Nixon was not the first president who found the Mediterranean villa to be the ultimate retreat. In the 1930s, President Franklin D. Roosevelt regularly stayed at the scenic estate.
With 450 linear feet on the beach, the completely walled compound is enveloped in the most magnificent coastal gardens, grounds, and vistas found in San Clemente, California.
The Spanish Colonial Revival architecture of the restored and modernized main residence, circa 1927, has been featured in Architectural Digest on three occasions.
The gleaming white structures contrast perfectly against the vibrant colors of the impeccably kept seaside gardens.
Stands of exotic palms and Monterey Cypress sway in the ocean breezes whilst overlooking wide expanses of emerald lawns.
There is approximately 15,000-square-feet among the various buildings, which include the main residence of approximately 9,000 square feet; a 3,000 square feet poolside entertaining pavilion (with guest wing); a two-bedroom guest house; and multiple staff accommodations.
An oceanfront swimming pool, lighted North-South tennis court, and putting green complete the property.
About Hilton & Hyland:
Beverly Hills based Hilton & Hyland (hiltonhyland.com) was established in 1993 as a boutique real estate firm to provide extremely personalized service to buyers and sellers of luxury properties. Founders Rick Hilton, grandson of the famous hotel developer, and Jeff Hyland, one of the most recognizable figures in Los Angeles real estate, have built their company from the ground up. Hilton & Hyland is the exclusive affiliate of Luxury Portfolio, expanding their international reach to over 650 affiliates worldwide. With over $3.3 billion in transactions in 2018, Hilton & Hyland is recognized as the top luxury real estate firm in Los Angeles.
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