Beautiful Living

Semi-rural View Home
on Prime 1.58 acres straddling
Los Angeles and Orange Counties

$1,379,000.00 USD

CRMLS# V1-5858


Description of Property

A single-family residence with Skyline Views of the ocean, mountains and city lights.

This is an incredibly rare opportunity to develop the multi-million dollar estate of your dreams. This 1.58 acre rural view property is on the market for the first time in 50 years. No other property like this one stands atop a ridge of hills separating Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Enjoy expansive views of the mountains, ocean and city lights with easy access to nearby shopping, parks and local businesses.

Properties in the Heights are zoned "residential-agriculture" with a 1-acre minimum for all lots. Many properties in the area have a small, level building pad with the remainder of the property on a steep hill or cliff-face. However, this property offers a very rare 1.58 acres of gently-sloped, buildable land with the building pad at the highest point.

  • The existing 1714 sf single-family residence is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath split-level structure built in 1955.
  • Views of both the Pacific Ocean and San Gabriel mountains. House is at 1,100 ft elevation.
  • The 1.58 Acres has been used for avocados, citrus and wine grapes and is mostly level or has gentle slopes.
  • Tremendous potential for development as an Equestrian property with locations suitable for arena and stables.
  • Potential for separate, guest house - buyer to check with city and obtain required permits. (LHHMC 7.28.010)
  • Separate RV parking pad for motorhomes or trailers up to 40 feet in length.
  • Idyllic and quiet location with wildlife such as mule deer, cottontail rabbits and quail seen daily.
  • Utilities include power, natural gas, telephone (Hi-speed T-1 at street). House is on septic system.
  • Several mature Oak trees and various fruit and nut trees dot the property.
  • Property is on a Private Road which begins appx. 500 ft W of Ardsheal Drive.

The 1714 sf residence shows its age and is sold in AS-IS present physical condition. Property sold with no warranties and no repairs. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to verify zoning and permits with City/County for any renovations or additions.

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Nearby Features & Amenities

La Habra Heights is known for it's rural settings and luxury estates.

La Habra Heights is a rare rural oasis of peace and quiet amid wild flowers, black oaks and green wild grasses, surrounded by a community of spectacular homes. The waters of the Pacific and Huntington Beach, the urban business district of Los Angeles and the winter activities of Mt Baldy are all within a short drive.

Centrally located in Southern California, this property sits near the western end of the Puente/Chino Hills, a natural wildlife corridor between the Santa Ana Mountains and the San Gabriel River but is close enough for commutes into downtown L.A. or Orange County beaches. Snow skiing at Wrightwoood is approximately an hour drive and Palm Springs is less than 2 hours away.

Rural setting yet surrounded by multi-million dollar homes

One-acre zoning ensures the community is protected from the overcrowding and traffic congestion facing many modern housing developments. La Habra Heights Community Center and Park host monthly activities as well as three horse shows per year featuring the local Highland Riders Club. Nearby Hacienda Golf Club boasts a clubhouse, lakes and an 18-hole course on one of the oldest and most picturesque properties in Southern California.

La Habra Heights was once considered the Second Beverly Hills and has a rich history of celebrity residents and wealthy community leaders. Today, many of the historic residences have been replaced with spectactular modern mansions owned by those who appreciate the rural atmosphere and seclusion afforded by spacious, one-acre+ parcels.

Shopping and services are just minutes away

Unlike many rural-living experiences that may require a long drive to reach nearby services, 365 Skyline is just a brief 5-10 minutes away from banking, fuel, groceries, popular area restaurants, shopping, and World-Class Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital and Trauma Center.

The city of La Habra and surrounding of areas of Whittier, Rowland Heights and Hacienda Heights have experienced phenomenal growth and urban renewal in the past 5 years, putting 365 Skyline in the center one of the most lively, family-friendly communities in Southern California.

Bird's-eye View of The Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple

The Temple is less than 1/2 mile from 365 Skyline and visible from part of the property. The Temple is a Buddhist mountain monastery of Fo Guang Shan of Taiwan. It offers religious services and hosts a large Lunar New Year celebration.

The Buddhist monks of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order chose the location to be in harmony with the sleeping Dragon that comprises the Puente Hills landscape. The temple is considered the "Eye of the Dragon" which brings spiritual protection and prosperity on all those who live and/or do business in the area.


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Construction & Land Info

Prime Double-view Location

Lot is the only 1+ acre mostly level or gentle sloped parcel anywhere in the Puente Hills with views to the North and South of the hills. Every other home surrounding this parcel has significant land drop-offs to steep canyons. Existing home has views of the ocean and mountains. Prime location will hold it's value and will have a high ARV.

Renovation Ready

The current structure could be renovated or use a portion of the building pad and extend the footprint considerably. Existing improvements include 1714sf Home, water, power, natural gas and septic system. High-speed T-1 Internet is available at the street. Recent Termite Inspection completed. This property is for sale by owner, ready to sign docs tomorrow.

Residential Zoned for Privacy

365 Skyline is on a private paved road with current structures on the highest point of the property, 20 feet above the roadway. The 1 acre zoning prevents development of MDUs and increases property values. Behind the home, the land slopes away gently with several large areas suitable for construction of sports courts, stables, riding arenas, etc. There is no HOA for this property.

Topographic/Boundary Survey

Recently completed boundary survey including topographic contours mapping, the location of all improvements on the property including buildings and other structures, fences, utility lines, roads and the location of all access, utility and other easements recorded against the property.

Architectural Services

Referrals for architectural Services including single-family residential design consulting, building specifications and soils engineering is available upon request as added services. Original Architecture Drawings will be provided to the buyer.

Investors, Call Us Now

Are you a Design/Build investor? 365 Skyline is an exceedingly buildable parcel with exquisite views, peace and beauty make this property a one of a kind in today's urban housing. Referred to as the "Beverly Hills of Orange County" by the Orange County Register, this area is experiencing a Renaissance in upscale, rural living.

$1,379,000.00 USD

Property is For Sale by Owner.
Please use the Contact Form below if you are interested. A Tour can be arranged and is by Appointment only.
The Property is Posted "No Trespassing" so please Do Not Bother the Occupants and Do Not Trespass on the Property without prior approval.

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365 West Skyline Drive, La Habra Heights, California 90631


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