Palos Verdes Zen Home :: A Portuguese Bend Retreat and Study in Tranquility
This Palos Verdes Zen home in Portuguese Bend features an estate-like feel with pastoral views, Catalina views and Ocean Views. The home was re-designed as a retreat from the fast paced city life and just walking through this home and property, you will feel it’s relaxing effects. The beautiful grounds on over 30000 square feet of land, with 4 bedrooms, transports you with its peaceful zen feeling. Click image above for the Drone Video shoot for 15 Sweetbay
Seeing is believing and these incredible pictures only begin to highlight the beauty of this remarkable 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with 3149sqft in the main house, 1018sqft in the retreat house and 729sqft in the garage. This is a one of a kind property in one of the rare private gated areas in the Los Angeles area. This Los Angeles shangri-la retreat home is other worldly yet only a few minutes away from easy access to downtown Los Angeles, Century City and West Los Angeles.Contact me for pricing and for your private experience to view this Palos Verdes Zen Home in Portuguese Bend.
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Beautiful Mediterranean villa in Rancho Palos Verdes, ideally situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in prestigious Peninsula Point across from Terranea Resort. Resort living at its finest for indoor/outdoor entertainment. Enjoy views of the ocean, coastline, and Catalina Island from the living room, family room, master bedroom, several balconies and pool/spa. The large 1/2 acre lot (28,185sf) provides a landscaped three-tier backyard with waterfall and sparkling relaxing pool with built-in spa. Observation patio with seating area. Enter through the large double doors of this luxury home which boasts soaring 10 ft ceilings with archways, large Italian stone flooring, recessed ceiling lights, gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances and center island, large formal dining room, and family room w/stone fireplace. Master bedroom with spa tub, separate shower, walk-in closet. First time on market after 18 years. Close to Trump golf course.
Extraordinary opportunity to own a home on charming Williamsburg Lane in Rolling Hills. The Colonial Revival architecture gives this small neighborhood the feel of being its own exclusive, village lane with quiet dignity, harmony and beauty. This 4 bedroom/5 bathroom home plus separate guest house has been extensively remodeled and features vaulted ceilings, two fireplaces, custom built-ins and hardwood floors. Large windows brighten the home with natural light and offer views of the surrounding grounds from almost every room. Two fireplaces are the center pieces of the living room and family room that flows out to an expansive brick patio terrace perfect for outdoor entertaining. The gourmet chef’s kitchen features a center island and breakfast area with an adjoining laundry room. The luxurious master suite opens to a private patio. Two more bedrooms with their own private baths are also located in the main house with an additional office/bedroom. The grounds feature swimming pool and spa surrounded by a large deck area, garden patio, expansive lawns, fruit trees and lush landscaping. There is an attached two-car garage as well as another long, gravel driveway off Middleridge Rd. Convenient location close to the Rolling Hills Main Gate.
Unbelievable Ocean, Catalina Island, and Coastline views! Pride of ownership shows throughout this tastefully remodeled 5 bdrm/4 ba 4,800+ sq ft home. As you enter, the center courtyard draws your attention. The main living areas surround it with walls of glass and multiple French doors that open and overlook the lovely pool/spa and waterfall. The formal living room and family room both have custom fireplaces and dramatic vaulted ceilings. The dining area has a striking custom painted dome ceiling and elegant chandelier. Huge chef’s gourmet kitchen with a large center island, all top of the line appliances built-in and breakfast nook with views. A generously sized wet bar falls right in between the kitchen and family room making it perfect for entertaining. Stunning master suite with French doors that lead to ocean views and offers his and hers walk-in closets and dual sinks. This home is so well-appointed and inviting with a great open floor plan, stone and hardwood flooring, crown molding and attention to detail throughout. Family gatherings, parties or social events can be hosted in the large flat backyard with a built-in barbecue area and a big circular center island that can serve everyone with AMAZING ocean views in the background! Have you been searching for a view home? Look no further, here it is!!!
This gorgeous villa sits on one of the most highly desirable streets in the Malaga Cove area of Palos Verdes Estates with queens necklace views, ocean and city lights can be seen from most rooms in the home. This pristine home is perfect for entertaining guests on the balcony overlooking the breathtaking views,with a large dining room, large living room with fireplace, beautiful oak hardwood flooring and Spanish tiles throughout. Designed by H. Roy Kelley the renowned architect of the 1920's. Park in the two car garage and take the elevator up to the main rooms of the home. The large, warm living room has a fireplace. Enjoy the large wall of custom wooden french doors opening up to the covered tile terrace. There is a lovely balcony off the master bedroom with incredible views as well. This is truly a one of a kind home and has been meticulously maintained. This wonderful Architectural, hillside landmark is featured in the current Peninsula Magazine. ** seller states the home is approx. 250 square foot larger - patio enclosure not in square footage per assessor, BUYER to VERIFY!***
Incomplete, magnificent mansion with 8 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. Average building cost in the area is $550/sqft not including land value, this one is listed at $268/sqft. Waiting for your signature touch before it turns into a magical castle. According to previous seller, the main house is approximately 10,000 Square feet including 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms; the Casita is approximately 2400 sqft including 3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms, the pool house is approximately 650 sqft including a bathroom. Upper floor of the main house features 5 bedrooms each has a private balcony and bathroom. The main floor features living room, formal dining room, family room, media room and an enormous kitchen with a grand granite counter top island. A massive open floor is located on the bottom level which could be designed as an entertainment paradise. Pool house is across the main house at the backyard. Casita features 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms, a living room, family room and a bar area. 8 Car garage, horse trail at the back of the property. Family-oriented neighborhood, close to schools, dining and shops. Great schools in Palos Verdes Unified School District. Square footage are from unofficial source, buyer discretion is advised. No certificate of occupancy yet, interior is about 90% complete, no landscape, no hard scape, no pool. Cash buyer only.
This is the most sought after type of view home on one of the most sought after streets in all of Palos Verdes Estates! Upon walking into the home you will be greeted by the breathtaking views of the California Coastline from the Queen’s Necklace all the way to Malibu, downtown Los Angeles, and the mountains. Almost every single room has expansive views. Completely Remodeled with custom detailing throughout, this home boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, a formal living room with stunning fireplace, 2 family rooms both with gorgeous fireplaces, an office with beautiful built-ins, 3 car garage, and storage galore both inside the home and in the garage. The gourmet kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances including a gas stove, double oven, warming drawer, dish washer, subzero refrigerator/freezer and cozy built-in banquet. The setting and amenities are absolutely perfect for entertaining with almost 4300 square feet of living space, a built in jacuzzi, fire-pit, putting green, and large sports court.
Enjoy Resort style living on the dramatic Palos Verdes Coastline. This Mediterranean Estate sized home with a desirable floorplan offers Panoramic Ocean, Catalina and Trump National Golf Course views. Built in 1991 there are 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms + 2 Guest Baths, Family Room, and Entertainment Room in 5,652 sq. ft on a 15,783 sq.ft. lot. Natural light pours in the south facing windows and French doors. The floorplan takes advantage of the lot with most of the living areas opening onto the backyard patio to enjoy Spectacular Views and indoor / outdoor entertaining. The Double door entry with tasteful chandeliers offer immediate views of the ocean. The elegant living room with high ceilings, fireplace, and French doors open onto the balcony. The Huge Entertain Room has a built in bar area and beverage refrigerator. The Over sized Family Room with Ocean Views opens onto the kitchen & breakfast nook & has sliding doors onto the patio. The modern kitchen with island includes top of the line stainless steel appliances. The dining area with a buffet counter has plentiful cabinets. The Master bath has panoramic views from spa tub and shower. The Downstairs guestroom has a double door closet and private full bath. Other features include a Three car garage with direct entry into the home and a double deep driveway. There are gas fireplaces in the living room, family room, and master bedroom.
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the 24-hour guard and gated community of Vantage Pointe. This beautiful property has 5 bedroom suites and 6 baths stretching over 4,500 sq. ft. on a lot about 20,000 sq. ft. Great two story ceilings in foyer, living room, and library. Throughout this remarkable home are 4 fireplaces, central air and vacuum, crown moldings, chandeliers, murals, all custom window coverings, and it has been extensively upgraded with marble and granite. There are two separate but attached 2 car garages (4 spaces total), library with built-in shelves and overlooks the pool. Huge family/media room opens to the back yard. Lovely views of Catalina Island and the Pacific Ocean could be enjoyed from most major rooms. A unique lot that offers lush landscaping, a separate area for the beach style salt water pool/spa/waterfall, grassy yard and two trellis covered patios, truly an excellent home for both indoor and outdoor entertaining. Built in 2001 and with some recent updates, do not miss this beauty!!!
VIEW! VIEW! VIEW! Magnificent QUEEN'S NECKLACE VIEW in Palos Verdes Estates!!!!! Excellent Location, close to parks, all the shopping centers, schools, beach and library. This property is in the heart of Palos Verdes Peninsula. Great Curb Appeal, Grand Entry Way, spacious 5 BR+ library+ maid’s room, 5.5 baths, 5884 SF, living room and family room with view, large master suite, pool and spa. Open and Spacious floor plan. Priced to sell. Investors Opportunity. PROPERTY TO BE SOLD AS-IS CONDITION. Seller is Motivated!
View, view, view, sweeping ocean view, Catalina Island, Trump National Golf Course, from 4 of the 5 bedrooms as well as the multiple viewing balconies. This south-facing, Mediterranean style home features high ceiling in the living room, formal entry foyer and master suite. Multiple sky lights makes the house bright and airy. The kitchen and breakfast area enjoy direct ocean view, spacious kitchen island with granite counter top surrounded by high end appliances such as Wolf professional range, Viking double ovens, Sub Zero frig, and a walk-in pantry. The media room off the kitchen is perfect for entertaining with adjacent wet bar, wine frig and ice maker. The spacious master suite enjoys high ceiling, fireplace, private viewing balcony and dual walk-in closets. Master bathroom has sky lights, spa tub with Italian marble and a spacious shower. Three other bedrooms upstairs also enjoy the break taking ocean view. Downstairs main level has a one bedroom one bathroom suite, plus a bonus room/office/den. The 30,000 sq. ft. lot provide great Feng Shui setting: a lush backyard with a basketball court, gentle slope with more break taking view which can be accessed through lush landscape and walk ways. The home has a three car garage with ample cabinet space, located in a cul de sac.
Lush, tropical-like surroundings and bright open spaces work in perfect harmony at this extraordinary Balinese-inspired estate extensively remodeled from the ground up in 2003 and resting on a sprawling approx. 1.1 acre ultra-private parcel in Palos Verdes Estates. Beyond a long circular drive sits this single-story residence highlighted by vaulted beamed ceilings, bamboo & limestone flooring, ample wood-framed windows, and carved wood accent doors. Multiple sets of French doors foster indoor-outdoor living or entertaining from nearly every room in the house including each secondary bedroom, the dining room, and an awe-inspiring great room encompassing an inviting seating area and chef’s kitchen with oversized kitchen island and premium appliances. Just outside awaits your private paradise with pool and spa, covered patio, built-in barbecue area, sport court, and putting green. Winding pathways lead the way to additional outdoor niches including an outdoor tea house, waterfall, city view deck, and orange, peach, and avocado trees. Completing the residence are a 3-car garage, video surveillance system, and an expansive master suite featuring a walk-in closet with organization system and master bathroom with dual sinks and oversized shower with multiple shower heads. Situated in a highly desirable central location close to shopping and award-winning schools, yet incredibly private with space to build a tennis court, this serene oasis is unlike any other.
This home has truly amazing views, features, and design. In fact, it’s one of the largest homes in the community.To top it off, it is one of the few properties offered with an adjoining undeveloped lot, available for suitable use, or to hold in reserve. Light from plentiful windows flows through the home’s open floor plan. The spacious feel is enhanced by high ceilings. Views of Redondo Beach and the South Bay continue on to the Santa Monica Mountains, city light views, and beyond. Designed for versatility, it’s a home that can adapt to your needs. A second entrance and an office means the home can give you the ability to work from home. A second master bed and bath means that grandparents or extended family can have privacy; guests won’t feel like guests. The custom touches make this home truly yours. Custom murals, custom tile, customized window treatments throughout entire home. And yes, there’s a custom built-in aquarium at the bar. The materials -marble, wood, stone, tile, and masonry -- are all the finest quality and crafted by artisans. Indoors, space abounds for entertaining, hobbies, fitness, and family time. The oversized kitchen, features multiple dining options including breakfast area and counter dining from the adjoining equally-oversized family room. The views, the spaciousness, the amenities, the customizations, the materials, the floorplan, all combine to make this resort-style home truly livable & includes the lot next door 53,715 Ft (1.23 Acre Total).
This ocean-view Island View house is straight out of a fairy tale! Completely remodeled throughout, this split-level home is stunning down to the last detail. Walk through the door to find an elegant living room with fireplace, formal dining room, and stately built-in bookshelves. The gourmet kitchen is perfect for everyday family use as well as larger gatherings and entertaining, with a 47” subzero fridge, high-end appliances and large center island. The sprawling family room features a fireplace, bar area and balcony overlooking the pool. Four spacious bedrooms, plus a nook/loft area that is perfect as a study area or office. The master bedroom is absolutely luxurious, with a sitting area, fireplace, his and her walk-in closets and a magnificent master bath. The backyard is like a built-in vacation resort with pool, spa, built-in outdoor BBQ, and of course spectacular ocean views. Hardwood floors, newer windows and roof, air conditioning, 3-car attached garage with excellent storage and so much more – don’t pass up this one-of-a-kind property. Tax records state 4300 sq ft, according to seller property is 4606 sq ft. Buyer to verify.
ESTATE SALE...SELLER SAYS SELL!! LOWEST PRICE PER SQ FT IN ROLLING HILLS, DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY!! MAIN GATE LOCATION WITH BIG VIEWS. This outstanding property currently has the lowest price per square feet in Rolling Hills, making it an exceptional value for all the amenities this home offers. The floorplan encompasses 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with approx 5,200 sq. ft. in the main house. As you enter this home you are greeted by a grand foyer that leads to an expansive living room which includes open ceilings, a fireplace and floor to ceiling glass. Almost all the main living spaces offer exceptional, panoramic views from the city to the coastline, including the gourmet kitchen which features updated appliances and a breakfast nook. The grand outdoor space is complete with a pool, spa, built-in BBQ and plenty of extra space to entertain while overlooking the outstanding views. The lower level of the property includes an approx 800 sq. ft. converted barn, including a bedroom, bathroom, full kitchen and living room.
One of the Classic Palos Verdes Estates Homes being offered for sale for the first time by the original owners. Originally purchased by the current owners because it was simply one of the best locations in Palos Verdes Estates and offered the most outstanding, unblockable views from almost every room in the house. 180 degree Ocean and Catalina views as well as views of the waves crashing down below on the bluffs. Outstanding architecture that has survived the test of time. Featured when new in Peninsula People Magazine this home is a wonderful entertaining home. Enter into the gated courtyard to the large pool and spa area with outdoor firepit and built in sofa area and bbq. Dramatic living and dining rooms with vaulted ceilings, upstairs family rooms and downstairs game/billiards room with built in soda fountain. Large kitchen with dining area and seating area. Huge master suite with his and her dressing rooms and spacious bath. Large laundry room and large storage room under the house that could make an excellent private wine cellar. This home has hosted over 250 people for dinner on the newly repainted private tennis court overlooking dramatic ocean views.
Ease into elegance in this unique French-country inspired Rolling Hills Estates residence. You’re greeted at the door with an impressive foyer laid with golden travertine flooring and custom details that introduce you to the grace and style throughout this generous 4-bedroom home. Step into the stately dining area with impressive ceiling medallion and custom drapery. The kitchen is pure decadence with modern appliances, sparkling Ubatuba granite and upgraded tile backsplash. The comfortable family room and inviting living room boast rich hardwood floors, custom window valances, crown molding and other artful details. Welcome your guests outdoors with a truly special deck laid with attractive Pennsylvania bluestone hardscape perfectly crafted for entertaining and luxuriating. A refreshing saltwater pool beckons, and lush landscaping includes tantalizing peach, lemon, lime, and avocado tress. A supremely private master suite with stately ceiling and ornate fireplace is yours to enjoy along with a master bath featuring upgraded travertine design and oil rubbed bronze faucets and fixtures that add warmth and beauty. This is living at a whole new level.
DISTINCT MEDITERRANEAN WITH A FRENCH FLAIR. Spend a lifetime appreciating the details in this immaculately designed home blending French Provencal old world charm and modern sophistication. Rebuilt from the studs in 2010, the home features 4 BDs incldg. the master suite, 3.5 BAs w/ approx. 3,107 SF. A dramatic entry hall leads to a formal living rm, dining, kitchen & a large family rm. Exquisitely private patio w/ a salt water pool+spa & lounge area. Create culinary masterpieces in the gourmet kitchen w/ large center island + bar, 8 burner Viking range, a Subzero, built-in microwave, granite counter tops & wood cabinets antique finished w/ crackle. The master suite has French doors that open to the pool + spa, a built in TV+a large master bath. Entertain in a separate courtyard dining/BBQ area off the inside formal dining area. 7-inch plank French oak floors and extensive use of limestone. Custom details include hand painted clay tiles featured in the entry flooring & kitchen backsplash, custom hand embroidered linen/wool drapes (combo of motorized /manual), Jandy controls for exterior lighting, Pella windows & doors, 3 antique reclaimed gas f/places, upholstered fabric & Venetian plaster, Crestron system w/ surround sound in the family rm, alarm system, Redland Spanish tile roof, 2 ACs & furnaces, 5 built in TVs + a built in water purifier. All of this set w/in an approx. 12,779 landscaped lot. Little details add up to an epic experience inside this memorable home.
Situated on a large, corner lot, this elegant home offers spacious rooms and a free flowing floor plan. The large living room has a fireplace and leads to the formal dining room and family room with fireplace. The gourmet kitchen has granite counters, a center island and a separate breakfast room. The dramatic staircase leads you to the bedrooms, each with a walk-in closet. The master suite features a luxurious master bathroom. Outside, enjoy the pool and spa as well as the built-in BBQ and patios. Ocean views, a 3 car garage and it’s located directly across the street from George Allen Field.
Does your California coastal dream house include an ocean view, pool, and guest/pool house? If so, 2129 Thorley Road may exceed your expectations! The nearly 3800 sq. ft. residence's remodel was recently completed after eight months of careful attention to the amenities today's buyers want. The 4-bedroom, 6-bathrooms residence is located in Lower Lunada Bay only a few minutes stroll from the bluffs of the Pacific Ocean. The casual coastal style blended with the coastal location adds a touch of effortless elegance to the Cape Cod style compound. The home is flooded with natural light and has an open floor plan with French Oak plank flooring and Shaker-style cabinetry adding to the continuity and flow. The kitchen has a walk-in pantry, Thermador appliances and an abundance of storage. There's an upstairs family room perfect for movie or game night. Decks and balconies enhance the ability to live the Southern California lifestyle and enjoy the ocean and mountain views. The pool and spa are adjacent to the pool/guest house equipped with mini kitchen and 3/4 bath for easy entertaining. The finishes include handmade tiles, Carrera marble, Neolithic Calacatta quartz, limestone, and numerous other custom touches that make this home a one-of-a-kind treasure. The gated driveway opens to the detached 2-car garage and gives added privacy, additional parking, and security to the property.
This Mediterranean Ocean View Estate has breathtaking views from Catalina to Malibu. The property was completely and meticulously remodeled in 2004 by renowned architect, Louis Tomaro. The home has many exceptional details not to be missed. The grand marble entry with a sweeping staircase, lead to the formal living room and formal dining room. A perfect place for elegant dinner parties and holiday celebrations for family and friends. The chef’s kitchen boasts a large center island, Miele double ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerator, granite counter tops and a walk-in pantry. The charming breakfast nook overlooks the great room and the backyard. The great room has a fireplace and is adjacent to the kitchen opening up to the private backyard with a patio, pool & spa, play area for the children and an expansive open grassy area. The back yard is ideal for large gatherings and summer BBQ’s. The main level also has a private guest room and bath that overlook the back yard and can also work well as an office or mother-in-law quarters. The upper level has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and a den. The expansive Master Suite has a full length view balcony, large walk-in closet and a generous bath. The upstairs den has high beamed ceilings, a balcony and is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sunset at the end of a busy day.
Why do we love living here and being owners of Palos Verdes Homes? I've been a resident of Palos Verdes since 1968 attending 6th grade, graduating from Palos Verdes High School, graduating from UCLA and then coming back to Palos Verdes Estates to begin my real estate career in 1980. Talking with thousands of people and many hundreds of clients has confirmed for me what I've always known about owning any of the many fine Palos Verdes homes. We appreciate our strong school district ranked in the top 100 of all districts in these United States, we love our clean ocean breeze swept air, we love our approximate 70+ miles of hiking and equestrian trails, we love our quiet, peaceful, safe cities and bedroom communities and we love the strong sense of neighborhood that exist in the many varied neighborhoods here in Palos Verdes. From Palos Verdes ocean view homes in Palos Verdes Estates to the ranchos in Rolling Hills, there really is something for everyone. And, as "boring" as we might be, we have some great restaurants, and entertainment centers too. I can't wait to talk with you more about our many different communities. Meanwhile feel welcome to explore this website and if you own one of the many Palos Verdes homes and want an estimate of Palos Verdes home values, you will see a tab here to engage a few widgets to check and balance. Use the contact blue buttons to get a hold of me today