520 Pointing Rock Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
520 Pointing Rock Dr
4 beds
3 full baths
2,487 Sq.Ft.
1970 BUILT
0.505 Acres LOT
Your very own personal wellness retreat. Mid century modern, perfected by architect J.Edward Esmay. Designed for patrons Charles & Elizabeth Stout in 1970. This rare offering has been updated & maintained with elements that embrace the quintessential modern style. A major restoration project by Christine Tate celebrates the desert lifestyle. The property accentuates design, form, function and livability.  Located near the 9th hole of the De Anza Golf Course. Potential historical & Mills Act candidate. This was the last home commissioned by J. Edward Esmay, a Vista, CA-based architect who was a prolific modern designer in the 1950's up until his early passing in 1969. Surrounded by the 650,000-acre Anza Borrego Desert State Park, and located within the De Anza neighborhood of Borrego Springs. No HOA fees. The house was re-imagined & updated following a primary vision that the 'clean lines' of the house provided.  List of items that were upgraded:  All landscaping and irrigation; the driveway was originally a circular design now is cut in half; The pool (Alternative Pool Systems) and all the outdoor patios and outdoor shower; - w/ recently replaced automatic cover, filters and motor. The pool pump system could be attached to solar to heat it -but was recently disconnected. House solar system - Watts Beyond the Sun. New swamp cooler in the last 5 years 2 New air conditioner units and blowers - this also involved upgrading some of electrical circuits to accommodate. Interior ceiling and beams painted and restored Exterior house painted, beams and soffits. Terrazzo flooring from Over the Top Terrazzo All vanities, sinks, toilets, bathroom and kitchen fixtures All lighting Bedroom and linen closet cabinetry All counter tops Laundry room was reconfigured to add the stainless steel sink unit and countertops. New interior doors and front door. These are the original & intact features: terrazzo showers, metal and teak in the kitchen, hearth and fireplace, w...

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms4
  • Total bathrooms3
  • full bathrooms3
  • Laundry room Electric Dryer Hookup, Laundry Room
  • APPLIANCES Built-In Range, Barbecue, Dishwasher, Electric Range, Disposal, Gas Range, Refrigerator, Vented Exhaust Fan

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area2,487 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.505 Acres
  • MLS® ID190057675
  • YEAR BUILT1970
  • Architecture StylesModern
  • View DescriptionDesert, Golf Course, Mountain(s), Panoramic


  • Garage Space1
  • PoolIn Ground, Lap, Pool Cover, Private
  • parkingDriveway, Garage Faces Front
  • HEAT TYPEElectric, Forced Air, Solar
  • AIR CONDITIONINGCentral Air, Zoned
  • SubstructureGlass, Slump Block, Wood Siding


  • Sales Price$575,000

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