Traditional Mediterranean With a Contemporary Edge

A striking Palos Verdes Estates home along the Peninsula marries contemporary elegance and surrounding Mediterranean-style architecture

This resplendent Palos Verdes Estates home recently underwent an extensive renovation. The result? A grand contemporary Mediterranean-style residence offering a wealth of artisan details, accompanied by enchanting Pacific panoramas alongside seamless indoor-outdoor living areas ideal for family gatherings and entertaining.

“This home is unlike any other product on the market in Palos Verdes,” says listing broker Nicola Lagudis.

“The bones are Mediterranean, but it has a very current edge. It is elegance meets Westside luxury on the Peninsula, with an upscale appeal that makes it look like it just jumped off the pages of Architectural Digest.”

Situated at 1606 Espinosa Circle—on a secluded, flat quarter-acre lot perched on a verdant hillside adjacent to parkland in Upper Lunada Bay that boasts ocean views from Santa Monica to Malibu—the property was built in 2000 and updated in 2018.


Expect 4,200-plus square feet of bright and open living space punctuated by modern high-end finishes and touches meticulously chosen to complement the home’s traditional build. This means marble surfaces and designer lighting throughout; soaring ceilings; a 10-foot, solid/seamless quartzite fireplace mantel; and an 11-foot LaCantina accordion door.

A professional-grade, brass mosaic-accented kitchen features a Superiore range and hood in matte black and bronze, as well as a large stone island oriented to the ocean view, with the property’s Smart-Home features including Sonos Sound and Lutron Lighting systems.

The living and family rooms and kitchen open via expansive doors onto the outdoor living area, where one finds an attractive loggia and expansive patios, along with a brand-new fire pit, fully equipped kitchen and covered dining area set amid newly landscaped and hardscaped grounds.


“Most homes in the area require some degree of updates, while this home has been extensively reimagined and remodeled,” says current homeowner Lynn Ahearn. “In addition, while other lots may provide a view or great outdoor family living (with a flat yard), few homes offer both—and even fewer provide immediate orientation to parkland.”

An added bonus: The residence is situated within walking distance or a short drive of Palos Verdes Intermediate, Palos Verdes High School, Lunada Bay Little League, a number of dining options and some of the most scenic bluffs in the South Bay. It is, quite simply, the home you have dreamed of and have not found—until now.

Written by Wendy Bowman
Presented by 

Nicola Lagudis, Broker

BRE # 01066785
Price Upon Request

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