MERRY CHRISTMAS! 

ellen Weekly Blog

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and happy holiday season. We all have some much to be thankful for and hope you spend this season surrounded by family and friends. As to be expected around this time of year, the market has slowed with 6 closed escrows and 5 new sales across the board this week, down slightly from last week.  Below are highlights from this week.

Pebble Beach was slow with 2 closed escrows and 2 sales this week. The top closed escrow this week was a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom on Sunridge Road that closed at 1.25M ($75,000 over list price). The other closed escrow was a ranch style fixer in upper forest that closed at full ask of $995,000. The top sale was a highly desired Pebble Beach townhome that went into escrow in less than a week listed at $3.995M. The other new sale was a dated estate on Portola Road that went back into escrow with an ask of $2.995M.

Carmel-by-the-Sea had 2 closed escrows this week and 1 new sale. The top closed escrow was a recently remodeled cottage with ocean views in on Lincoln in NW Carmel that closed at 2.935M. The other close escrow was a Carmel retreat overlooking the Mission Trail Park that closed at $1.135M. The lone sale came from Southeast Carmel – a newly renovated single-story cottage offered at $2.295M.

Carmel Highlands had 1 closed escrow and 1 new sale this week. The closed escrow was a 1922 oceanfront cottage with guest house and ocean views on the West side of Highway 1 that sold for $2.45M. The new sale (also West of Highway 1) was an oceanfront estate with expansive ocean views near the Highlands Inn, listed at $6.799M.

The Preserve saw some action this week with 1 new sale – a Contemporary near the Club’s amenities on San Clemente Trail that went into escrow this week with an ask of $3.75M.  The Quail area also had activity to report this week with a lot in the Meadows selling for $1.1M (Full Price).

Pebble Beach:

Active Homes: 72 (Country Club East: 17, Country Club West: 14, Central Pebble: 32, The Lodge: 14, Upper Forest: 10), 13 Lots

Carmel:

Active Homes: 53 (NW Carmel: 9, NE Carmel: 7, SW Carmel: 10, SE Carmel: 9, Carmel Point: 9, Hatton Fields: 9), 3 Lots

Quail/The Preserve:

Active Homes (Quail Meadows): 0, 1 Lot, Active Homes (Quail Lodge): 1, 2 Lots, Active Homes the Preserve: 9, 33 Lots

Carmel Highlands:

Active Homes 27 (9 Oceanfront), 6 Lots