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626 E. Mariposa Avenue: Personal Oasis

A stunning, Spanish-influenced residence in the heart of El Segundo has hit the market for $1.799 million. Think a four-bedroom home offering 2,000-plus square feet of open living space featuring a renovated gourmet kitchen with stainless-steel appliances that opens to a formal dining room and bar overlooking the lower family room with fireplace and balcony.

“This is resort-style living at its finest, complete with a dazzling pool, beautiful yard, and city and ocean views,” says listing agent Alex Abad. “What more could you want?”

An upstairs master retreat, meanwhile, boasts a balcony and spa-like bath, while the lower level has a game room. The crown jewel? The property’s lush backyard is just perfect for a game of bocce ball or soccer.

626 E. Mariposa Avenue
Resort-style Property in El Segundo
4 Bedrooms | 2,735 Sq. Ft

Alex Abad
Alex Abad Real Estate Group |
List Price: $1.799 million

5740 Spring Oak Terrace: Ultimate Experience

Recently remodeled, this newly listed Monterey Colonial-style home rests on a secluded cul-de-sac in the coveted Oaks neighborhood of Los Feliz. Expect 2,000-plus square feet of elegant and open living space on two levels paired with espresso oak flooring and French doors that open to reveal seamless indoor/outdoor environs.

Among the highlights are four bedrooms (including a spacious master suite with a duo of walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings, a balcony with canyon views, and a marble bath), along with a designer kitchen boasting marble countertops and Viking appliances. Outdoors, the professionally landscaped grounds hold a pool, lounge spots, and a built-in barbecue area.

“This property is both charming and sophisticated,” says listing agent Nikki Magliarditi. “With a picturesque kitchen, outdoor barbecue, and sparkling pool…this home was made for entertaining.”

5740 Spring Oak Terrace
Monterey Colonial Style
4 Bedrooms | 2,640 Sq. Ft.

Cindy Ambuehl and Nikki Magliarditi
Cindy Ambuehl Group |
List Price: $2.695 million

Photographs: Russell Smith (Top) and Anthony Barcelo (Bottom0


934 1st Street: A Haven on The Hill

Discover the ultimate coastal retreat at 934 1st Street in Manhattan Beach, where sweeping ocean vistas and abundant natural light define every space of this stunning 6-bedroom, 8-bathroom residence. Situated in the coveted Hill Section, this 7,000 square foot home offers unobstructed views of the Pacific from its multi-level design, featuring a serene backyard oasis complete with an infinity pool and warm spa.
  • May 15, 2024
  • Constance Dunn

Blufftop Bliss: 2101 Paseo Del Mar

Perched majestically on Palos Verdes Estates' coveted Paseo Del Mar, 2101 is more than a home—it's a private coastal sanctuary. With over 115 feet of exclusive blufftop, this Mediterranean-style residence offers unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean. Recently remodeled to embrace modern coastal living, its airy interiors, white oak floors, and vaulted ceilings frame panoramic ocean vistas visible from every angle.
  • April 17, 2024
  • Constance Dunn

Northern Exposure: The Rock by Gort Scott

Fixed to a rocky crag above Alta Lake in the Canadian mountain resort of Whistler, a truly exceptional private house surveys the mountainous landscape from which it is quite literally inseparable.
  • April 17, 2024
  • Jenn Thornton

Neri&Hu Architects: Making Memory

A contemporary take on traditional Chinese courtyard house by Neri&Hu, a typology based on Confucian ideals where different generations live under the same roof, the structure was built for three siblings, with a memorial garden in tribute to their late mother.
  • April 3, 2024
  • Jenn Thornton

Framing Nature with TEN Studio

A patch of land on Avala Mountain in rural Serbia sets the stage for a gridded, steel-frame structure by TEN Studio.
  • February 7, 2024
  • Jenn Thornton

Betsy Brown & Paul Bates Create a Masterpiece: A Mediterranean Oasis in Alabama

Interior Designer Betsy Brown and Architect Paul Bates joined forces to craft a 5,500-square-foot masterpiece on 2.5 acres, offering a perfect blend of antique, vintage, and contemporary elements. Drawing inspiration from the Italian Renaissance, the residence seamlessly integrates indoor and outdoor spaces, creating a tranquil atmosphere that resonates with nature.
  • January 10, 2024
  • Karine Monié
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