A Big Sur Home Sitting on a Former Gold Mine Just Listed For $2.25M
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A Big Sur Home Sitting on a Former Gold Mine Just Listed For $2.25M

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By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
This off-grid home has mind-blowing panoramic views and a storied history.

If you ever had a dream of living on the California coast, it probably looked something like this. Located just 60 miles south of Carmel, 29141 Plasket Ridge Road overlooks Big Sur's spectacular scenery. 

The main house has windows in every room that capture the spectacular view. The off-grid property is equipped with a solar power system and has access to spring water.

The main house has windows in every room that capture the spectacular view. The off-grid property is equipped with a solar power system and has access to spring water.

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The home blends California coastal design with log cabin vibes, and it features a bright and airy great room with expansive, double-height glazing. The room's 20-foot-tall ceiling is made of redwood sourced and milled right on the property.

Designed for indoor/outdoor living, the great room opens to a spacious deck with breathtaking views the Pacific Ocean and the rich, forested mountains of Los Padres National Park. 

The great room's floors, ceilings, and beams are made of redwood sourced and milled on-site. 

The great room's floors, ceilings, and beams are made of redwood sourced and milled on-site. 

This lovely, light-filled home is rich with local history. The home is located on the site of a century-old California gold mine, which is still accessible on the property, and was still in use through the 1960s. In fact, the original miners' quarters now serve as the home's kitchen.

Expansive glazing fills the home with light and stunning views. The space opens to a deck for a seamless indoor/outdoor experience.

Expansive glazing fills the home with light and stunning views. The space opens to a deck for a seamless indoor/outdoor experience.

The dining area. 

The dining area. 

The original miners' quarters now serve as the home's kitchen. 

The original miners' quarters now serve as the home's kitchen. 

The kitchen's rich history provides a strong sense of place.

The kitchen's rich history provides a strong sense of place.

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Imagine waking up to this Big Sur magic.

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The deck features panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, the forested mountains of Los Padres National Park, and breathtaking sunsets. 

The deck features panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, the forested mountains of Los Padres National Park, and breathtaking sunsets. 

29141 Plasket Ridge Road is currently listed for $2,250,000 by the Bambace Peterson Team from Compass.

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