Architectural Masterpieces With Individuality

Architectural Coup

One of Buff & Hensman’s final masterpieces has hit the market in Pasadena for $2.749 million. The modern home perfectly captures the architectural team’s classic style with dark wood details, soaring ceilings, seamless indoor-outdoor environs and floor-to-ceiling windows allowing for natural light. Nestled on a cul-de-sac, the exclusive property offers 5,000-plus square feet of opulent living space on two levels.

Among the highlights: five bedrooms (including a sizeable master retreat with balcony); an atrium boasting lush greenery, sculptures and a fountain; and a living room with wood-burning fireplace. The handsome library has built-in bookshelves and a view of the front garden, while the terraced, park-like backyard overlooks the San Gabriel Mountains.

“Buff & Hensman are brilliant at bringing the outdoors in,” says listing agent Chris Reisbeck of The Agency. “The unique placement of windows throughout the home does just that, allowing buyers to feel the peaceful surroundings and enjoy the abundant oak trees.”

 

1405  AFTON STREET

LINDA VISTA
5 BEDROOMS
5,150 SQ. FT.

Listed by Chris Reisbeck of The Agency

List Price
$2.749 million

 


 

Golden Opportunity

A rare, front-row bluff property in the Rancho Palos Verdes neighborhood of Oceanfront Estates has hit the market for $5.75 million, complete with far-reaching views of the Pacific, Catalina, Santa Barbara Island and Malibu Coast via panels of large picture windows and French doors, as well as a duo of balconies.

Built in 2005, the exquisite Mediterranean-style residence offers 6,000-plus square feet of opulent living space on more than a half-acre of usable lot with a huge, flat grassy backyard. Among the highlights: four bedrooms; six baths; two family rooms; a sizeable master wing with a fireplace, and an oversized bath with vanity, spa tub and dressing room.

A chef’s kitchen boasts Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, a custom granite island with breakfast counter and nook, butler’s station, and an open bar area and walk-in pantry. A private entrance leads to a landscaped center courtyard boasting a loggia with fireplace and built-in Viking barbecue ideal for entertaining.

 

31  VIA DEL CIELO

BLUFF PROPERTY IN OCEANFRONT ESTATES
4 BEDROOM SUITES
6,008 SQ. FT.

Listed by Stephen Haw of  The Stephen Haw Group

List Price
$5.75 million

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHS: THE AGENCY (TOP) AND EMILY CRISTIANO (BOTTOM)

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