520 13th Street is a striking new Manhattan Beach home, steps from downtown and with a neat floorplan marked by strong lines decked in super-fine features, notably Italian marble, exemplifies this idea offered by Lauren Forbes and John Corrales of Compass.
Crafting 704 Pacific Avenue was a considerable project, involving tight collaboration among the designer, contractor, and homeowner, the latter credited as “the driver on this project” by Jon Starr and offered by Jennifer Caras of Vista Sotheby’s.
Eye-catching at the curb, its sharply angular lines are dressed in a Modernist contrast of polished wood planes, abundant glass and rough, sand-hued stone. Inside, the residence is home to a custom, well-outfitted interior that spans four levels, all filled with carefree views and natural light.
It takes a while of living in a home to capture its essence, and for homeowners, Blake and Tricia, the charms of this six-bedroom Doug Leach-designed residence, approximately 6,000 square feet in size, have much to do with its desirable blend of family-friendly practicality mixed with luxe features and an elevated design sensibility.
The developer built this home as if he was building a custom home for himself, not as if it was a spec home,” says real estate agent Bryn Stroyke. “Not just in the things you see, but the things that nobody can see.”
Brimming with raw Pacific beauty, a soothing year-round climate and over 120 miles of coastline, Maui is pure escape. Along the west coast of the island is Kapalua Bay, which loosely translates to “arms embracing the sea.”
It’s been a busy week for Jennifer Caras. Lately, her days have been filled with appointments, meeting with eager house hunters. “It’s been so busy,” says the Beach Cities real estate agent.
David Studds’ meticulous reshaping of the home and yard has yielded a sunlit, user-friendly dwelling that lives much grander than its approximately 2,400 square feet offered by Sharon Umansky Benton of the Agency.
Two sleek townhomes—one located along Highland Avenue and right behind it, on Crest Avenue brought to market by Shawn Dugan and Dave Caskey of Strand Hill | Christies International designed by Architect Michael Lee, Thomas Shin the builder.
Bryn Stroyke brings to market one of the deepest lots on The Strand, enabling the faithful and meticulous construction of this coastal villa. The eye-catching residence is approximately 6,800 square feet in size but add another 1,000 square feet to that figure after factoring in the fresh-air lounge on the roof.