5 Beds
5.5 Baths
4,951 SqFt
0.36 Acre Lot
15,753 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Price Type
Year Built 1929
Neighborhood La Playa
Days on Website 131

Property Map

$12,875,000 – 2900 Nichols Street, San Diego, CA 92106

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Courtesy of Pacific Sotheby’s Int’l Realty.


LANDMARK BAY FRONT ESTATEthe Bowman-Cotton Residence c. 1929 by Master Architects, Richard S. Requa and Herbert L. Jackson. Offering the grace and elegance of a bygone era seamlessly updated to today’s standards, this exquisite Bay Front Estate is significant not only for its Architectural Provenance but also its exceedingly Private Location with close to 90 feet of direct Beach/Bay frontage in coveted La Playa! Built with impeccable attention to detail and meticulous craftsmanship this incredibly special early California Spanish Estate features panoramic/sweeping views from Downtown San Diego, over beautiful San Diego Bay with its numerous world-class Yacht Clubs, out to the sparkling blue of the Pacific Ocean! The Main Residence features a spacious Primary Suite and attached Office/Sitting Room with spectacular Views, 3 additional Bedrooms En Suite, and a fabulous Bayfront Office with separate entrance! The lush grounds include an expansive Bayfront Terrace/Lawn, private Guest Casita, Game Room, Lap Pool, and a Bathhouse with private/direct access to coveted Kelloggs Beach. Whether entertaining on a grand or intimate scale this incredibly special property offers the quality of life that you have worked so hard to achieve. Simply the ideal primary or secondary residence and certainly an opportunity not to be missed! Significant Property Tax Savings via the Mills Act shall convey.

Property Details and Features


  • 1 half bathroom
  • 5 full bathrooms
  • 6 total bathrooms


  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 total bedrooms


  • 4,951 estimated square feet
  • Built in 1929
  • 2 stories
  • 1 unit in complex
  • 2 story


  • Central Forced Air

Water Features

  • Public


  • Closet Stacked
  • Laundry Room
  • Inside
  • Gas & Electric Dryer HU


  • Source: SDMLS
  • For Sale
  • 84 days on market
  • Listed on 2023-10-20


  • County: San Diego


  • Approximately 15,753 square feet
  • Approximately 0 acres


  • 2 garage parking spaces


  • 10 total parking spaces


  • Above Ground
  • Private


  • Exclusive use yard
  • Bay
  • Ocean
  • Panoramic
  • Other/Remarks
  • Marina
  • Water
  • Coastline
  • Harbor
  • City Lights


  • Elementary School: San Diego Unified School District
  • Middle School: San Diego Unified School District
  • High School: San Diego Unified School District


  • Public Sewer

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