The ocean is everywhere—its special light, air and atmosphere are palpable along this friendly street where neighbors gather freely for outdoor gatherings, particularly at sunset.
Architect Richard Neutra was known for his laser-like focus on the wants of his clients, and faithfully integrating them into his designs. Kaufmann House in Palm Springs was no different.
Built Nearly 100 Years Ago by Richard Neutra, Lovell Health House Still Proves That Superb Design Makes for…
“I have the most amazing playground in the world right in front of the house,” says David James, owner of a contemporary Manhattan Beach dwelling that he commissioned prolific Beach Cities architect Michael Lee to design.
I joke that my dad was like McDonald’s,” says real estate pro Marika Kalogerakis Director of Sales Terranea Real Estate. “He was in the restaurant business, but really, it was just a way for him to buy real estate.”
The sunlit Palos Verdes villa offered by Megan Neel—approximately 11,000 square feet in size—is perched on approximately 200 feet of peninsula oceanfront, and no matter where one roams on the five-bedroom property, one is always aware of this happy fact.
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.