November 1, 2013 |
Cantilevered rooms, glass walls and wooden beams give this Pacific Palisades retreat the feel of a tree house. The Modernist home, on a wooded lot in Rustic Canyon, has been restored and immaculately maintained. Location: 730 Brooktree Road, Pacific Palisades 90272 Asking price: $4.25 million Year built: 1974 Architect: Ray Kappe House size: Three bedrooms, four bathrooms Lot size: 10,863 square feet Features: Living room fireplace, breakfast area, library/study, media room, bonus room, service entrance, decks, heated swimming pool, spa. About the area: In the first half of the year, 170 single-family homes sold in the 90272 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.268 million, according to DataQuick.
October 7, 2013 |
Wolfgang Puck has purchased a mansion in the Holmby Hills area of Beverly Crest for $14 million. The seller was Hyatt Hotel heir Anthony Pritzker. Set at the end of a gated drive on 1.25 acres, the 1938 villa is entered through a two-story foyer. Features include 15-foot living room ceilings, a two-story library, a limestone galleria, a media room, a game room with a bar, a wine cellar, eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms in 12,289 square feet of living space. The updated kitchen has plenty of freezer space for Puck's signature gourmet pizzas.
September 6, 2013
Set along the beach in Malibu Colony, the John Lautner-designed Stevens House draws inspiration for its curved shell from the shape of waves. The restored wood-and-concrete structure shelters a swimming pool that is separated from the living space by retractable glass walls. Location: 78 Malibu Colony Road, Malibu 90265 Asking price: $22 million Year built: 1968 House size: Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, 3,366 square feet Lot size: 8,702 square feet Features: Loft, media room, 37 feet of beach frontage, deck, swimming pool About the area: In the first half of the year, 135 single-family homes sold in the 90265 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.89 million, according to DataQuick.
August 23, 2013
Designed for entertaining, this gated contemporary has an open floor plan. Sliding doors open to a patio and pool area and bring in ocean and mountain views. Location: 23915 Malibu Knolls Road, Malibu 90265 Asking price: $4.395 million Year built: 2009 Architect: Michael Barsocchini House size: Four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, 4,502 square feet Lot size: 1.22 acres Features: Family room, media room, 12-foot doors, bar, travertine flooring, granite countertops, two-car garage, courtyard.
May 17, 2013
The minimalist, loft-style Glass House was designed to make the most of its ocean and sandy beach views. An 11-foot-tall folding door system allows indoor-outdoor living, while channel glass side walls bring diffused natural light into the interiors. Location: 2316 The Strand, Manhattan Beach 90266 Asking price: $11 million Year built: 2001 Architect: Roger Kurath House size: Two bedrooms, three bathrooms, 3,963 square feet Lot size: 3,503 square feet Features: Exposed H beams, curved walls of glass, spiral staircase, living room fireplace, billiard room, media room, circular glass shower with skylight, ocean-view spa bath tub, two-car garage.
April 28, 2013
Set in a gated community atop the Palos Verdes Peninsula and designed for entertaining, this Spanish-style estate takes in coastline and city views. The nearly five acres of grounds include a courtyard, a putting/chipping green, a sports/basketball court, a swimming pool and two spas. Location: 8 Possum Ridge Road, Rolling Hills 90274 Asking price: $8.9 million Year built: 2009 House size: Five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, 7,928 square feet Lot size: 4.77 acres Features: Temperature-controlled wine/beer room with 750-bottle capacity, music room, bar, library/study, media room, gym, indoor golf simulator, multiple fireplaces, maid's quarters, detached guesthouse, three-car garage About the area: Last year, 313 single-family homes sold in the 90274 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.36 million, according to DataQuick.