The myth of Southern California thrives on dreams filled with water and warmed by the sun, drenched in luxury, and characterized by ease. In these fantasies, each new day begins with a vision of the sun-sparkled sea, a scenic beach vista is the backdrop to a drive into town, and shaking off the cares of the day is as simple as grabbing a surfboard and heading out to catch a few waves before dinner.
The scene is particularly vivid at 317 Rocky Point where privacy reigns and a fresh, graceful home—approximately 3,800 square feet, with 3 bedrooms and 3 and 1/2 bathrooms—has been designed to keep you immersed in its vision from morning until after dark.
Max Worrell and Jejon Yeung, partners of New York City-based architectural firm Worrell Yeung, refresh an original Charles Gwathmey structure from the 1970s House in the Dunes—a two-story beach abode with modernist bones—to its architectural essence.
Dr. Godfrey Pernell, who would serve multiple terms as mayor of Rolling Hills, and his wife Beverly purchased Flying Mane Road, the approximately 1.16-acre property in 1950 after being driven to the remote site, where they paced off the lot lines of their forever home.
The luxurious neighborhood is known for its impeccable properties, its generous lots, and its jaw-dropping views. Those qualities just scratch the surface of what you’ll discover at 300 N. Dianthus Street.
Located along 11th Street, there’s an inviting six-bedroom and six-bathroom house, completed in 2016, that showcases how relaxed family living can be neatly twined with a freshly modern, coastal elegance—and lots of year-round outdoor living.
All the charms of small-town living coupled with access to some of the most legendary waves in the country. If this is your dream, welcome. You’ve arrived at 27234 Pacific Coast Highway.
When walking into 2804 The Strand, be sure to look at the ground. Etched in the earthy travertine stone are the Japanese symbols for Peaceful. The message, written in pale white on tan, is subtle, like the property itself—a well-crafted, sunlit world of placid living in the midst of top-of-the-world ocean views.
Designed to accommodate a busy family, its well-appointed backyard would encourage year-round outdoor entertaining. 863 Bungalow in El Segundo turns this dream into a reality.
These days, with our entire lives on display, privacy has become the new luxury. Within this increasingly intrusive and inquisitive world, home has become our safe haven and, as we learned over the last year and a half, our whole world. But where, we wonder, will we ever find a home that feels like a true sanctuary?