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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.