It’s on this narrow line between the ephemeral and the realistic that the firm performs their subtle, yet powerful, balancing act, creating homes that manage the trick of being both eminently livable and undeniably luxurious.
While it’s not without its gray days, the beauty of Southern California lies in its temperate climate. So, too, while it’s also not without its gray moments, the beauty of family is in being together.
558 15th Street is located in the quiet enclave just north of Montana with supermarkets and specialty shops, a high-ranking public elementary school, coffee shops, cafes, and a farmer’s market nearby. Only slightly further afield would be movie theaters, some of the city’s best private schools, its famed stretch of beaches, its many hiking trails, and its best private clubs.
Originally built bye architect David Tenneson Rich in 1959, for basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain, 830 Leonard Road is a spectacular example of the mid-century modern style that flourished in Southern California and introduced the concept of indoor-outdoor living.
Among this collection of exquisite real estate, it’s the homes tucked between San Vicente, the bucolic passageway to the rest of Los Angeles, and Montana Avenue, its bustling boulevard of exclusive boutiques, sumptuous restaurants, and well-stocked markets, that are most desirable.
Why long for escape in far-flung locations when there is a home offering the amenities of a fantasy vacation within immediate reach? A house that is both private and accessible, grand and intimate, near the beach but tucked into the woods, centrally located but also remote.
The slender rectangle that calls S. Venice Boulevard, Washington Boulevard, Ocean Avenue and South Strongs Avenue boundaries encompasses the historic Venice Beach canals.
The past months redefined our idea of home. Now, more than just a respite from the activities of modern life, or a showcase for our accomplishments, home is a refuge from the chaos of the outside world and a place to rejuvenate both body and soul.
Here, in Lower Mandeville Canyon, just a quarter-mile from Sunset Boulevard, one finds a long tree-lined driveway that angles upwards to the tranquil estate at 1744 Reedvale Lane.
The iconic Kaffirboom coral trees that stretch over the residential streets of the northern end of Santa Monica telegraph the area’s unerring elegance and quiet grace.