Set among one of Southern California’s most ideal coastal settings, this house provided an excellent canvas for Tim Clarke to execute on the second thing that drove him on this project—which happens to be the thing that drives him on all his projects.
It was a meeting of minds and hands that produced this eye-catching, just-completed residence along the Strand, between 5th and 6th Streets, in Manhattan Beach.
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.
In 2005 real estate agent Jane Angel sold a Tuscan-styled ranch house to an artist, who over many years went about making the property much more than a home.
The slender rectangle that calls S. Venice Boulevard, Washington Boulevard, Ocean Avenue and South Strongs Avenue boundaries encompasses the historic Venice Beach canals.
2121 Paseo Del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates is a 5 bedrooms and 9 baths spread out over a sunlit floorplan of approximately 5,524 square feet—strategic in its placement of gathering spaces on one side of the house, and sleeping spaces on the other.
When leaving Manhattan Beach and heading south towards Hermosa Beach, there’s a distinctive four-corner crossroads—it’s sprinkled with shops and neatly equidistant, about a mile each way from the lively downtowns and piers of each beach town.
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.
Located about 10 minutes south of Hermosa Pier on foot, the atmosphere here is easygoing and mellow. The sandy beachfront is extra wide and flat—making it more inviting than usual, and easy to navigate.
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.