One of the best attractions in San Clemente is visiting the historic Casa Romantica home in San Clemente that sits majestically above the San Clemente Pier. In recent weeks there has been a huge television campaign letting people know that the historic home built in 1927 is now open to the public. The home belonged to the founder of San Clemente, Ole Hanson, who kept this home as his personal residence when building many of the homes built in the 1920's and 30's in San Clemente. It's best well known for it's "key hole" entrance as pictured below and it's large interior courtyards.
The actual living quarters are modest but still large for it's time with large bathrooms and walk-in closets. The biggest attraction is the main living room with soaring 20 foot plus wood beam ceilings with sliding door that overlook the San Clemente Pier. For a long time the historic residence was only open to special events and weddings but lately there has been a big push to open it up as a major tourist attraction for those visiting the South Orange County area.
For locals, the best time to go is on the first Sunday of every month from 10am to 12 noon when the admission is free. Other times the admission is a reasonable $5.00 and open on Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 4pm and Friday & Saturday from 10am to 2pm. There even a small gift shop and lots of shopping nearby on Avenida Del Mar street. For those who love historic homes this is something not to miss. For directions head down to the San Clemente pier and go to 415 Avenue Granada. We have included all the available historic homes in San Clemente for lease below as well. Please contact us at 949-204-5110 with any questions.
San Clemente 243 Avenida La Cuesta
RICH in history! Designed by world famous architect, Paul R. Williams, AIA, honored as the Gold Medal Winner for his prolific career, best known as "The Architect of the Stars". Proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1928 Spanish Colonial Revival style will awe you with character and charm from its 11' coffered ceiling to its beautifully restored oak and "picket tile" floors, round library, secret wet bar, basement, four balconies and awesome ocean views. The 5th &...$3,420,000
San Clemente 412 Cazador Lane
That's right, the beloved and Legendary Warner Family Home is on the market. This famous house boasts Pier and Ocean Views which can compete with the most luxurious of settings in all of southern California. This estate has spacious front, rear, and side patios for outdoor entertainment with an outdoor fireplace, shower and kitchen. The over-sized Master bedroom has two outdoor decks to enjoy the spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Three master suites all with baths make for a wonderful an...$2,895,000
San Clemente 233 Avenida Rosa
1927 Historic Registered 'SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL' is CHARMING and RENOVATED, designer perfect! NOW 2 BATHROOMS!! Single level home is IDEALLY LOCATED: park your car and short stroll to San Clemente Beaches and famous Pier, SC Beach Trail, and SC Downtown; with Restaurants, Shops, Farmers Market each Sunday. QUALIFIES TO APPLY FOR 'MILLS ACT', A HUGE TAX SAVINGS; 'Contact San Clemente Building Dept' for more information. TURN KEY, TRUE SHOWCASE! NEW GORGEOUS MASTER BATHROOM, with designer pa...$1,495,000