Lower Hermosa—one of the most sought after areas in La Jolla one block to the ocean—is home to this fabulous, gated, Mediterranean style, two-story ocean view RENTAL home with a spacious garden entertaining area with lap pool and spa, fireplace, and built-in BBQ. The open floor plan is ideal and special features include soaring boxed ceilings, wood flooring, art niches, artistic lighting fixtures, and clerestory windows. There is a dedicated dining area, a very large living room with fireplace, a wine tasting room, and a highly functional kitchen with solid slab limestone countertops, a large center island, Miele and Thermador appliances, including a six-burner gas stove with two ovens, double stainless-steel sinks, and more. On the first floor, there are three very large bedrooms, any of which could be a study or library, potential for a fifth bedroom, a laundry/hobby room, and a cozy family room with built in bookcases overlooking the garden. The entire second story consists of the master bedroom retreat with two ocean view decks, a two-sided fireplace between the master and the study, a large walk in closet, and a luxurious bathroom. The well thought out garden will delight you and the proximity of the ocean will give you endless pleasure. You have never seen a home quite like this one. It will answer all your needs. 12 month minimum lease required. This rental is being offered unfurnished.