Grace-ful Living Home Furnishings

Grace-ful Living Home Furnishings

1044 North El Camino Real, Suite B

Encinitas, CA 92024


“Style You Can Afford”

Their Encinitas store has been open for just six months, but Grace-ful Living Home Furnishings in making a big splash in San Diego. With a catchphrase of “Style You Can Afford” this is one home furnishings store you’ll have to check out.

Owner Mark Matheson has been in the furniture business for over twenty years. Previously the owner of Metropolis in San Diego, the first Grace-ful Living store opened in North Park in 2012. They have since relocated to North County and their current Encinitas location.

Full of beautiful design pieces and specializing in bedroom, living, and dining furniture, in Matheson’s own words: “I wanted to give the feel of a high-end store with moderate pricing.” How does he accomplish that? With an attention to quality.

Stop by their new show room. At over 5,000 square feet, it’s full of pieces to inspire your own design aesthetic. If you see something you like, you can even take it home.

Bonus: Say you saw them online and they’ll pay sales tax on your next purchase.


Design Trends: Western Decor

Through the western plains and the southwest of the United States, Western decor can be pretty prevalent in homes. It’s also a versatile style that works with a variety of homes types, rendering the space reminiscent of a ranch house.






Upcoming Event: MMP Home Cocktail Party

MMP Home Cocktail Party in Del Mar

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On March 20th, MMP Home in Del Mar will be hosting a cocktail party to celebrate their upcoming spring collection. Located on the main street of Olde Del Mar at 1228 Camino Del Mar, this little shop, owned by local San Diegan Molly Proul, is full of fun and eclectic design pieces for your home. Pick up a gift or talk to Molly about doing more custom work on your home.

One of our clients, Danielle Schaffer of Lighting By Lucia, now sells a few of her lamps at MMP Home! If you haven’t seen any of Danielle’s work before, you’re in for a treat. Her lamps are hand-made, one-of-a-kind objects fashioned from vintage finds. You can read her blog interview with us here.

Watch a video interview with Molly Proul, owner of MMP Home

Event Details:

Thursday March 20th at

1228 Camino Del Mar

Del Mar, CA 92014

Time TBA–Contact Molly or visit the website for more details!

Recently Sold: February 2014

This is just a selection of some of the fabulous properties we’ve sold and/or helped our clients buy at Coastal Premier Properties this month!

Durango Dr.

(Del Mar)


““Stunning home completely rebuilt in 2010 using high quality materials thru-out. Prime “west of 5″ location situated directly across from Crest Canyon preserve & captures beautiful ocean/sunset views! Features include: gleaming wood floors in living & dining rooms, Pella windows & solid wood doors thru-out,Chef’s kitchen with all the bells & whistles including 48″ Sub-Zero fridge, veg.sink, warming drawer, farm style sink, custom cabinetry, butler’s pantry & much more. Sold for $2,100,000.”


Solana Dr.

(Del Mar)


“Gorgeous Park Like 1/2 acre Lot with Multiple Gardens and Serene Outdoor Spaces in Beautiful Rural Del Mar Location! 3000+ custom home with 4 bedrooms, Office plus large Bonus Room and newly remodeled kitchen!  Hardwood floors, granite counters and stainless steel appliances plus two remodeled baths.  Picture windows bring in l sunshine and greenery with very Zen feel.  Wonderful family home that has been lovingly cared for. Sold for $1,390,000.”

Solana Drive 35

Loquat Ct.

(El Cajon)


“Fresh professional landscaping, a warm brick facade and friendly porch beckon you to explore this unexpectedly large cul-de-sac home.  Spacious living room is open to the gourmet kitchen via charming architectural arches, found throughout the house.  Sunny kitchen has everything to make your cooking a breeze; stainless steel appliances, gas stove, beautiful granite countertops, eat-in island and loads and loads of cupboard and pantry space.  Large slider makes for easy entertaining out on the adjoining patio.  TWO enormous master suites, both with French doors to the patio and walk-in closets!  Two extra bedrooms are both generously sized.  Great Room is an entertainer’s dream, with a vaulted ceiling, beautiful extended wet bar, gobs of space for company and French doors opening onto the large covered patio area.  Double doors lead to a romantic master retreat with its own French doors to the patio along with a spacious dressing area, charmed by one of the home’s architectural arches.   Many upgrades include double-paned windows, dual-zone heating and air conditioning,  whole-house fan, recessed kitchen lighting, renovated bathrooms, ceiling fans in nearly every room, “between-the-glass-blinds” on courtyard French doors and much more.  Large outdoor patio for entertaining with plenty of yard space for lawn games.  Side yard is perfect for a veggie garden or dog run!  Back part of home could easily be converted to separate unit with a private entrance.  Grossmont Union High School district.   Close to parks, malls and great restaurants.  Easy freeway access to 8.  Sold for $480,000.”

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Carmel Vista Rd.

(Carmel Valley)


Immaculate one bedroom plus loft with soaring ceilings that have been scraped & re-textured, updated lighting & door hardware, ceiling fans and designer touches through-out. Also included are frig & W/D, balcony with laundry closet and assigned carport. The Lakes offers stunning landscaping, tennis, pool and fantastic central location in Carmel Valley close to freeways, shopping, restaurants, beaches and so much more! Sold for $350,000.”


Torrey Del Mar Dr.

(Torrey Highlands)


“Stunning  4 bedroom, 3 bath Torrey Del Mar executive home.  Vaulted ceilings, crown molding,  designer-appointed carpeting, paint and plantation shutters throughout.  Gourmet kitchen with generous eat-in island open to large family room. Very private, romantic master suite.  Beautiful upgrades.  Back and side patios covered by pergolas for comfortable entertaining.  Manicured grounds.  Walking distance to park.  Acclaimed Poway schools.  Nearby shopping; easy freeway access to 15, 56 and 5. Sold for $852,300.”

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St. Andrews

(Rancho Santa Fe)


*Represented Buyer

“First Time on Market!  Elevated for a strong presence with flat and useable rear yard with a peek of the golf course. Custom built sun-washed Mediterranean with a free-flowing floor plan and an extremely private setting. Master suite with fireplace-cozy sitting area and office with bath or 4th bedroom on entry level.  Upstairs, the private two bedroom/two bath retreat is perfect for children or guests. 360 sf detached guest house can provide an additional bedroom or an ideal poolside entertainment area. Sold for $1,900,000.”

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Friars Rd.

(Mission Valley)


“Penthouse corner unit with vaulted ceilings and beautiful views! Spacious 2 bedroom flat that features stunning remodel to kitchen and bathrooms, washer/dryer hook-ups in unit, cozy fireplace, balcony with storage and much more! Presidio Place offers lovely grounds w/walking paths around a lagoon, pool,4 tennis courts, basket ball court, 24 hour security & more. All this plus great Fashion Valley location with easy access to transportation and all that the area has to offer. Sold for $350,000.”


Dominican Dr.

(Rancho Bernardo)


*Represented Buyer

“Beautiful newly remodeled home. Open concept floor plan, new kitchen, new baths, new wood floors, new windows and sliders, new lighting, new plugs & switches. 2 BR 2 BA plus bonus room & laundry room. Large back yard with partial mountain views. New roof, newer AC & heat.  Walk to Seven Oaks Community Center and shopping.  Sold for $440,000.”

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Lake Park

(La Mesa)


“Move in ready & highly upgraded!  Live in beautiful La Mesa, w/ a fantastic central location that is a short stroll to Lake Murray or a bike ride to Cowles Mountain. This beautiful home features a gourmet kitchen w/ custom cabinets, soft close drawers, LG stainless appliances including refrigerator, granite counters & more!  The open living concept is perfect for anyone that wants to entertain in style! The master bathroom has been lovingly updated as well as the half bath. Get it before its gone! Sold for $302,500.”

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Carita Cove

(Carmel Valley)


*Represented Buyer

“This townhome is beautiful and in the desirable Airoso complex.  Kitchen has granite counters, and beautiful tile floors.  Upstairs has built in office in hallway, and this unit is in a prime location.  It faces the grassy area/clubhouse/tennis courts.   In addition to the 2 car attached garage, this home has a 2 car driveway which gives it 4 parking spaces~very rare in Carmel Valley!  It wont last long! Sold for $617,000.”

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14th St



*Represented Buyer

“This exceptional apx. .30 of an acre is level and features rear yard with desirable, privacy PVC fencing, free form, cascading rock waterfall providing soothing sounds while enjoying horseshoes and entertainment with family/friends around your built-in fire pit and covered patio.  The contractor/owner built contemporary residence is enhanced by 4 bedrooms 2.5 baths, surround sound and alarm system.  Please note supplement for residence amenities! Sold for $439,800.”

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Coast Blvd

(La Jolla)


“Views-Value-Village. Expansive ocean views from each room of this elegantly appointed single-story condo located in the heart of The Village. Remodeled within the last year with $80k in upgrades, which include teak cabinets throughout, granite counters, soundproofed master bedroom, Bosch washer & dryer. Additionally, the home features design finishes and top-of-the-line fixtures. The quintessential La Jolla retreat is within walking distance to shops, dining, museums, parks and beaches. Sold for $930,000.”

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Paseo Vista Famosa

(Rancho Santa Fe)


*Represented Buyer

“Enjoy the life style gated community Alcala has to offer located in beautiful Whispering Palms.  Close to Morgan Run Resort & Golf Course, shopping, dining, the 5, and great schools.  This 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath town home has been tastefully upgraded.  Enjoy the high ceilings, natural light, hardwood floors, and  amazing kitchen that opens up to the living room.  Master bdrm has a large walk in closet and fireplace. Relax in the private fenced in back yard. This is a must see. Sold for $715,000.”

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