Tolkien-Inspired Masterpiece

26262 Isabella Ave, Carmel

Privately sited on 8 lots on highly coveted Carmel Point, this grand stone estate was recently built with exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail and is without parallel in Carmel. The main house boasts an expansive master suite, office, living room, spacious open kitchen and family room, 2 guest suites, a light-filled gym and 2 car garage. Additionally, guests can enjoy a serene stroll through the private gardens and water features to the guest house and art studio. All 5,710 sq.ft. of this residence is on a single level, making for an elegant and comfortable retreat for family and guests. Located within 3 blocks of both Carmel and River Beaches this estate offers a truly unique combination of location, quality, size, character and privacy.

$13,750,000 ML81638128
  • 4
  • 4 Full | 2 Half
  • 5,710
  • 32,000 sq.ft.



Year Built: 2012 | Architect: Jim E. Caldwell | Builder: Carroll & Stong Builders

Civil Engineer: Whitson Engineering | Interior Designer: Gailie Hopf |

Landscape Architect: Arterra LLP, Vera Gates | Mechanical Engineer: Monterey Energy Group | Structural Engineer: Herbert Engineering

Materials Used

Front Door: Vertical Grain Douglas Fir

Masonry: Stone Veneer to Main House, Guest House & Site Walls, Fireplace by Kurk Cook Masonry

Fireplace in Living Room: “The Bourgonge” – Stunning reproduction of an early 17th century Gothic mantel. Acquired from an antique dealer in France, the original was a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. The bourgogne features richly detailed carvings with crisp Gothic ornamentations.

Flooring by Custom Floor Design:

Main House- Random width quarter sawn white oak, Stain: Duraseal Rosewood & natural, Finish: Pallmann Magic Oil

Guest House- 9” wide plank in Hickory- handscraped with rosewood stain, Finish- Pallmann Magic Oil

Custom cabinetry by Chad Reitan Fine Woodworking:

Kitchen Cabinets, Living Room Cabinets, Family Cabinets, Sitting Room Desks, all Bathroom Cabinets, library, art studio bar, Bedroom 2 & 3 bookcases, Laundry cabinets, Closet Cabinetry, Coat Room, Glass Cabinetry

Stone Carving: Edelweiss Stone Inc


Countertops & Backsplash: Travertine Navona Honed, Costa Esmeralda Honed, Honed Crema Marfil Slab, Slaturietto Honed, Honed Nambibian White Slab

Flooring: Limestone


Bosch Washer & Dryer, KitchenAid Garbage Disposal, Liebherr Refrigerator, Miele Dishwasher, Monogram Microwave,Monogram UC refrigerator, SubZero Wine & UC refrigerator, Scotsman Ice Maker, Viking Range


With nearly 30 years of experience in the Pebble Beach and Carmel Markets, the Canning team knows the market – both the openly listed and discreetly available inventory. Together with their associates they are uniquely qualified to offer the highest level of professionalism and service on the Monterey Peninsula.


Mike Canning
Jessica Canning
Nic Canning
Ellen Krausse
Natalie Pitschke

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