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.
Completed in 2019, the four-bedroom residence spans approximately 3,500 square feet and was purchased by owners who installed a flurry of pricy new upgrades, from a glassed-in wine display for over 500 bottles to a new tech package automating everything from lights, shades, and security cameras.
Completed in 2016, the three-story residence 339 27th Street offered by Dave Fratello reads as brand new, with a smart-looking white exterior that pops against vivid blue accents and glossy planks of wood, the latter found on the underside of the deck on the uppermost level.
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.
Overlooking the hypnotic depths of the Adriatic, the remnants of an ancient time speak to an ancient place. This is Lopud 1483, a 15th-century Franciscan monastery complex, with its church, Our Lady of the Cave, so named for the fact that the friary was built over a sea cave that was later transformed into an underground passage connecting it with the open ocean.
A few blocks south of Manhattan Beach Boulevard, at the corner of Highview Avenue and 9th Street, 825 Highview Avenue is a four-bedroom and four-and-a-half-bath residence fits this coveted real estate bill.
Commanding a prominent view of the Pacific, the immaculately well-cared-for property at 417 34th Street in Manhattan Beach is the definition of rarified air. Not just for its proud verticality, but for its very presence.
The home is located along a choice stretch of Manhattan Beach Strand—between 23rd and 24th Streets. Eye-catching at its exterior, the clean lines of the house have been softened by the generous use of natural materials, such as pale limestone and warm-hued slats of African Mahogany.
This no-expense-spared venture was completed in the late 1920s, consisting of a two-story residence, approximately 7,000 square feet in size, and situated on half of an acre.
Inspired by the refined style of historic houses situated in Cannes or Antibes, in the south of France, the estate features white and beige interiors with colorful touches thanks to contemporary artworks.
Spread over 11,583 square feet, it comprises an impressive double-height foyer and entry hall with floor-to-ceiling windows, a cascading water wall, and greenery, immediately reflecting the high level of design and craftsmanship.