Old-world glamour unites with modern romantic design and classic Mediterranean architecture in this masterfully curated ocean-view residence steps from the Pacific in gorgeous Playa del Rey. Every inch of this updated, light-filled home, originally built in 1926 and reimagined in 2011, has been meticulously designed to please the eye, from the antique doors imported from Egypt and France, to the antique French iron, to the custom Venetian plaster finishes, and quarter-sewn oak floors throughout. Built for the ultimate indoor/outdoor lifestyle, each room in this postcard-worthy home opens to an outdoor living space, inviting the beauty of California coastal living within. Enjoy sweeping panoramic ocean and mountain views from nearly every room, including the enchanting step-down living room with 10' ceilings, fireplace with custom mantle and stone finishes, built-in cabinetry with antique glass display shelving, surround sound, and three sets of French doors opening to the front and middle courtyards. Culinary adventurer? The gourmet Italian chef's kitchen has it all including a large seated island constructed from reclaimed French oak and vintage soapstone with vintage wood, iron, and zinc, cabinetry; stainless steel cabinets; Calacatta marble countertops; and commercial-grade built-in stainless steel appliances including a Thermador cooktop with grill and griddle; Thermador convection oven; Bosch double-door refrigerator; and built-in Miele espresso machine. The old-world style kitchen also features a lounge area with fireplace, as well as a casual dining area with custom arched wine rack wall constructed of reclaimed barn wood, and French doors opening to the middle courtyard with Moroccan encaustic cement tile, fireplace, and built-in BBQ, ideal for dining al fresco. Unwind in the resort-inspired primary suite with hand-carved fireplace, 240 square foot walk-in closet with a separate marble and iron makeup vanity, and luxurious bath with vintage cabinetry; vanity constructed of antique Moroccan carved panels; walk-in steam shower with dual heads; private water closet; and a sable marble-topped two-person soaking tub. Awaken each morning to stunning ocean views and step through an entire wall of French doors to your private bedroom deck, ideal for meditation or sunset refreshments. Live your best life outside with 3700 square feet of outdoor living space with mature, native gardens created by Mollywood Garden Design, each connected by antique imported gates. Indulge in climate perfect days on the front courtyard with willow pergola, built-in seating, terracotta pipe faade, and imported French limestone fountain, or entertain guests in the private rear garden with mature hedges, patio, raised planter beds, olive trees, lemon tree, and custom stone fountain. An automated driveway gate and pedestrian gate with lock offer maximum security and privacy, while a 3-car garage with 2 additional parking spaces offer plenty of room for the auto and boating enthusiast. An array of additional luxury amenities include tankless water heater system (2019); double paned and UV coated windows; whole house water filtration system; downstairs bath with vintage soapstone sink, travertine floors, and Calacatta marble finishes; first floor laundry; and two additional first level bedrooms with French doors leading to the garden and courtyard. Located minutes from the ocean as well as all of the fine dining, entertainment, and award-winning schools of Playa del Rey, Marina del Rey, Santa Monica, and Manhattan Beach, this captivating seaside estate offers the epitome of designer luxury living in one of L.A.'s most winsome locales.
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