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Doug Leach-designed Manhattan Beach Home Sees Beautiful Custom Remodel

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.
digs, south bay digs, magazine, issue 107, April 10, 2015
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South Bay Digs • April 10, 2015

Vacation home purchases made up 21% of all home sales last year at an estimated 1.13 million, the highest level since 2003 and a 57% increase from 2013, according to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors. Distressed properties made up 45% of all vacation home sales last year with a median price of $150,000, an 11% decrease from 2013. Not surprisingly, a beach location was the most popular among vacation buyers, and 54% of properties were single-family homes.
digs, south bay digs, magazine, issue 95, October 10, 2014
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South Bay Digs • October 10, 2014

Our COVER home this issue is a truly amazing private estate in Palos Verdes Estates that was designed by acclaimed architects Wuesthoff & Pearson. This noteworthy home sits on the third largest residential lot (116,305 square feet – 2.37 acres) in Palos Verdes Estates. Features include stunning ocean views, wood beam ceilings, Spanish tile floors, picturesque windows from every room, pool, tennis court and huge orchard. Offered by Lauren Forbes & John Corrales, Forbes | Corrales, Coldwell Banker.
digs, south bay digs, magazine, issue 90, July 18, 2014
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South Bay Digs • July 18, 2014

Our COVER home this issue is a timeless Tuscan Style home built by Matt Morris Development on a great corner location in the Sand Section of Manhattan Beach. Plush interior offers walnut floors, solid core doors, copper light fixtures, extensive mosaic stone and a gourmet kitchen with amazing mahogany center block island. Offered by Forbes Corrales Coastal Properties, Lauren Forbes & John Corrales, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
digs, south bay digs, magazine, issue 88, June 20, 2014
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South Bay Digs • June 20, 2014

Our COVER home this issue is a custom built Classic Cape Cod designed by Architect Edward Carson Beall in 2007 with salt-water pool and spa on a lushly landscaped half acre. No expenses were spared in this 4 bedroom, 4-bathroom home that offers Harbor and Coastline views and open 4,220 square feet floor plan. Offered by Pamela Lieb, RE/MAX Estate Properties.
digs, south bay digs, magazine, issue 87, June 6, 2014
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South Bay Digs • June 6, 2014

Our COVER home this issue is a “just finished” custom built sand section home in Manhattan Beach. With 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, this panoramic ocean view home exudes Modern Luxury with designer finishes throughout. Not to be missed is the onyx focal wall with fireplace that offset the gorgeous ocean views. Offered by Damira Bacic, DamiraBacic.com.