20737 Cool Oak Way: Maison d’Artiste’s Restoration of the Eckhardt House

Discover the Eckhardt House, a stunning legacy property in Malibu. Designed by Robert Skinner, AIA, this mid-century masterpiece has been meticulously restored by Maison d'Artiste. Embrace the legacy and tranquility of this exceptional estate just minutes from Malibu's renowned beaches and attractions. Welcome home to the Eckhardt House.



The Only Malibu Home Designed by Renowned Architect Robert Skinner is on the Market After Being Beautifully and Respectfully Restored by Maison D’artiste

Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Malibu, the Eckhardt House stands as a true testament to architectural brilliance and timeless elegance. Uniquely designed by the renowned architect Robert Skinner, AIA, this exceptional estate holds the distinction of being the only property in Malibu graced by Skinner’s visionary touch.

Spanning approximately three acres, this mid-century architectural masterpiece has been lovingly preserved and meticulously restored by Maison d’Artiste, who have been the custodians of this property since acquiring it from the original owner.

Step inside, and you will be enveloped by a sense of grandeur and sophistication. Flooded with natural light, the open floor plan and floor-to-ceiling windows serve as a gateway to the mesmerizing panoramic ocean and coastline views that unfold before your eyes. Each room has been thoughtfully designed to capture the beauty of the surroundings, allowing residents and guests to bask in the ethereal glow of Malibu’s natural wonders.

The allure of the Eckhardt House extends beyond its architectural splendor. Multiple patios, exquisitely manicured gardens, and terraced landscaping create a captivating oasis that beckons you to embrace the ultimate entertainment atmosphere. Imagine gathering around the perfectly-perched firepit, sharing laughter and creating memories as you immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance.

“This midcentury architectural masterpiece was preserved and meticulously restored by Maison d’Artiste, whose team has been the custodian of the property since acquiring it from the original owner,” says agent Elizabeth Donovan of Coldwell Banker.

As you explore further, you’ll discover a chef’s kitchen that has been meticulously crafted to inspire culinary excellence. Adorned with designer appliances and exquisite custom cabinetry, this space seamlessly opens to the dining area and sunken living room, forging a seamless connection between food, family, and friends.

Retreat to the expansive primary suite, a sanctuary of serenity and comfort. Complete with a walk-in closet and a private sauna, this retreat opens out to the inviting pool deck, where endless ocean views stretch out before you. Here, tranquility takes on a new meaning, inviting you to unwind and recharge as the gentle breeze and the sound of crashing waves envelop you in a state of pure bliss.

The Eckhardt House’s idyllic location adds to its allure. Situated just minutes away from Malibu’s world-famous beaches, exclusive boutiques, and renowned restaurants, this lushly landscaped piece of paradise offers a seamless blend of privacy and convenience. Whether you seek a day of sun-soaked adventures along the coastline or an evening of indulgence in the vibrant local scene, this estate caters to your every desire.

Beyond the physical attributes, the Eckhardt House is more than just a property; it is a legacy. With a rich history and a commitment to preserving the past while embracing the future, this estate holds a special place in Malibu’s tapestry. It tells the story of Gisela Eckhardt, a brilliant physicist who played a pivotal role in the development of the Raman laser.

Her vision for a home led her to commission Robert Skinner to design a masterpiece in Big Rock. In an act of reverence, Eckhardt entrusted the property to the current owner, on the condition that the original home be honored and cherished. The promise was kept, and the Eckhardt House stands today as a testament to the dedication and respect for architectural heritage.

Now, as it begins a new chapter, the Eckhardt House invites you to become a part of its storied legacy. Immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of its design, the serenity of its surroundings, and the seamless harmony between past and present. Welcome home to the Eckhardt House, where dreams are woven into the fabric of Malibu’s illustrious history, and where a new chapter of luxury living awaits.

Elizabeth Donovan | 213.948.7983 | DRE# 01930016
Coldwell Banker Realty
List Price: $11,495,000

Images: Joel Danto


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