Where else in the greater Los Angeles area can you find this amount of land, this type of magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island for under $1,000,000 than from this Portuguese Bend panoramic ocean view home? Wait did I say under $1,000,000? My apologies, under $700,000! Over 32000sqft of land according to public records and a home that has some very unique features that you have to see to appreciate. And what an incredible location just a couple of minutes away from Trump National Golf Course and world renown Terranea Resort and some of the most beautiful beaches found in California. Award winning schools, and the best weather in the South Bay area make this an idyllic spot. Do you feel like being a farmer? Do you have horses? This might be your perfect home. If you’re not familiar with the Portuguese Bend homes area of Rancho Palos Verdes, why not contact me and let’s book an appointment so you can feel the experience yourself. Find out more about Los Angeles’ and Palos Verdes’ hidden secret community! Use the contact me buttons on this webpage to book your private appointment or just call 424-226-2147. Meanwhile, want to see all the homes for sale in MLS Area 169 (PVDS area)? Scroll to bottom of this page
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What’s so special about Portuguese Bend? Why are people mesmerized by the location and feel like it’s something out of a story book?
I suppose one reason is the fact that it’s a gated community here in the Southern Los Angeles area and a subset of all Palos Verdes homes which are, unlike any other area of the communities of Rolling Hills, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates, Palos Verdes Estates and the Palos Verdes Peninsula, surrounded by almost 400 acres of protected natural parkland. The Palos Verdes Land Conservancy has created dedicated land which can “never” be built upon, making Portuguese Bend homes the beneficiary of something out of the mid 1900s. With miles of trails for hiking or equestrian use, you will never be bored by the winding adventures you can take
Part of the charm of living here, and this does actually apply to any of the Palos Verdes communities, is that there isn’t anywhere in the county of Los Angeles that geolocically is like what we find here in Portuguese Bend. The fact is that the Palos Verdes Peninsula in recent geologic times was actually one of the channel islands! What does that mean? Well the bedrock formations here are unlike anything found in Los Angeles which has more sandy type soil. Let’s think a minute, isn’t it better to build on rock than sand? I’m no geologist, but common sense answers that question
From Native American times through the Spanish/Mexican era and then in the late 1800s when Palos Verdes was sold through the Sepulveda to the Bixby family and then to Frank Vanderlip, this part of the Palos Verdes Peninsula has always benefited from the most temperate climate as documented by Vanderlip’s meteorologist when he first envisioned Palos Verdes as the “American Riviera”.
And where did the name “Portuguese Bend” come from? Did you know the south side of the Palos Verdes Peninsula was used by the Portuguese whalers from the Azores back in the day
There are various “Zones” within the Portuguese Bend community as the area from about the Wayfarer’s Chappel to approximately the west end of Admirable Drive, is within a building moratorium zone. The reason why there’s a building moratorium is because Portuguese Bend is where the Portuguese Bend Landslide zone and the Abalone Cove Landslide zone exist. That being said, there are zones within Portuguese Bend area in which one may obtain “exceptions” to the building moratorium and in fact if you were take a drive through the community, you would observe new construction. To get more information on the various zones, I strongly recommend reading the information in these city websites
Bottom line, Portuguese Bend is a very, very special place made so by unique circumstances not found anywhere else in Los Angeles. As such, when looking for homes with panoramic ocean views, lots of land, equestrian use or any combination thereof for a price that you would normally think impossible, Portuguese Bend is the place to be. Remember that line in the movie “Field of Dreams” where Kevin Costner is asked, “… hey is this heaven?” And he answers, “… no, this is Iowa…” Well if Costner had ever visited the area around Portuguese Bend homes, he would have said, “No, this is Portuguese Bend!”
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.
INVESTOR DREAM! Rancho Palos Verdes home for under $1,000,000 with this amazing view is UNBELIEVABLE. The views of this gated home in the Portuguese Bend Community of RPV are remarkable. This property with tons of upside potential, for horses, gardens, and lush landscaping sits on 3/4 of an acre. You absolutely have to see this property, and once you do, you will fall in love with the character and personality. It is a PERFECT home for an Investor, 2nd Home owner, Flipper, or someone looking for a beach house under a million that needs a little upgrading. We currently have a BPO for $1,310,000. Property qualifies for 30 year conventional loan through sellers preferred lender.
AMAZING CATALINA & OCEAN VIEWS FROM AN ITALIAN STYLE HOME SITUATED IN A BEAUTIFUL COMMUNITY. Overlooking the Terranea Resort, minutes from TRUMP'S Golf Course, this absolutely GORGEOUS home boasts panoramic Views from almost every room. A serene and ornate front court with a water fountain will welcome you into luxuries that include a gourmet kitchen with a large island, black granite counters & stainless steel built-in appliances. You will enjoy the views from the kitchen the open & specious breakfast area & a family room with custom stone fire place. Upon entry, you will be enriched by the beautifully designed & open staircase with wrought iron & wood banister, hardwood floors, Tuscan style paint & an abundant use of windows & custom designed doors for natural light. Feel the sea breeze from the oversize balcony that opens to the family & living rooms & the master suite. The formal dining room has a high recessed ceiling with a beautiful chandelier while the separate living room has a custom stone fireplace. A master suite includes: an elegant bathroom with jet tub, double sink, vanity with ample space for her, desk level granite counter & a large shower. A large private office that opens to the front court. Downstairs are 4 bed 2 bath, a huge 2nd family rom .& a separate laundry room. The 2nd family room opens to the big grassy backyard which is great for entertaining. It has a SPA, water fountain, a large BBQ prep. area, slate patio & it also enjoys incredible views.
California Living at its Best! Prepare to be awed by this lavishly remodeled ocean view Mediterranean dream home! The home has it all with 8 bedrooms, 6 full baths and 2 powder rooms PLUS a 562 sqft guest tower that is comprised of a living room, bath, kitchenette, & loft. The sunlit filled main floor lends itself to grand entertaining or intimate soirees.. Gourmet kitchen has antique custom cabinets, exotic granite counter-tops, chiseled travertine, and Viking appliances making it an entertainer's dream come true. Incredible one of a kind family room ties into the kitchen looking out to the pool. This spacious open area is equipped with a large fireplace & wine bar. Master retreat with fireplace allows magnificent ocean views and direct view of Catalina Island. Formal living room and grand balcony has a mega tri-fold glass allowing breathtaking views that bring the outside in. Master bath is nothing short of incredible with custom Italian travertine stone copied from a Roman palace, large shower with bench, multiple shower heads, Jacuzzi tub for two, travertine sinks and a TOTO high tech toilet bidet system. The home enjoys distressed hardwood floors. Resort like backyard with pool & spa w/ a paradise rock waterfall encompassed by palm trees and the most amazing landscaping imaginable. Located across the Trump National Golf Course and near the Terranea Resort.
Location & View!! This mid-centry home was located right across the street of the world famous Trump National Golf course overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Downstairs there are remodeled kitchen and cosy living room and family room. There is 180 degree ocean view in the dinning area and kitchen. The bedrooms and bathrooms downstairs are spacious. Bright sunlight flows from ceiling window into the large upstairs loft/living room and master bedroom with spectacular ocean and mountain view. Enjoy the ocean breeze and Southern California sun on the huge balcony .There is entertainment bar and fireplace in upstair living room. Large backyard offers plenty space for outdoor activities and party. This home provides the vacation style living Souther California has to offer with easy access to local stores, restaurants, LAX and great schools.
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.
Magnificent Tuscany Home at The Estates at Trump National Golf Club. This home offers breathtaking Ocean/Catalina views from all the main living areas and pool area. Offering over 9400 sq. ft. of elegant living space. This home features formal living and dining rooms, billiards/game room, large media room, weight room, elevator, and six car garage. The huge gourmet kitchen with center island, stainless steel Wolf and Subzero appliances, and wine refrigerator. The formal dining room features dramatic iron doors, hardwood floors, and coffered ceilings. The spacious master suite with sweeping ocean views offers a stone fireplace, luxurious master bath with separate multi head shower and bath and two large walk in closets. The exceptional home has vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors or stone floors through out. Large rear and side yards are perfect as play yards or large area for dogs with exterior hot water dog bath. The pool area offers the ultimate in California outdoor entertaining. The large pool area has both an outdoor fireplace and fire pit, built in bbq, and pool with raised jacuzzi. Walking trails offer easy access to the Trump National Golf Course and property is a short distance from the Terranea Resort.
Ocean Catalina view sooths the soul & comforts you while you enjoy the privacy of this Portuguese Bend home. The ONLY home currently for sale in this gated community. The picturesque tropical garden home has 30,327 sq. feet of mature landscape. Steeped in history, the community offers privacy & solitude. Family friendly? Yes, in so many ways, including schools (public & private). Create your own living design & surround yourself with nature & the sounds of the ocean waves during the west/ocean winds, or the 800+ miles of hiking, biking, riding or walking trails of the Land Conservatory withing a moment away, outside your front door! Sunsets throw out Palettes of color that stream through the well desinged floor plan that the Assessor indicates as 5 bedrooms. Stunning lighting through the yard, many fruit trees, organic garden & greenhouse Renovated open kitchen with granite counters & gas range affords the ease of access to expansive dining. Property is zoned for horses. Oh! There is so much more to share with you, The meandering drive through the arbor of pepper trees takes you to a time and place of a Bye-gone era. This magnificent retreat is an opportunity for you to Make this home your Dream Home located in Zone 2. There is some TLC awaiting your touches to make this your home for life. From the moment you park on the upper round-about your Ocean/catalina & adventure begins
Gorgeous Tuscan home privately situated on a hill overlooking breathtaking views of the ocean, sunset, Trump National Golf Course and Catalina Island. Boasting panoramic vistas from all rooms, this elegantly designed home has 7,627 SF of living space, 5 bedrooms & 5.5 bathrooms, a library / music room, a movie theater, and lots more to offer. Through the front door is the formal entry that leads to formal living room, dining room, family room, and oversized gourmet kitchen. The dream kitchen is complete with top of the line stainless steel appliances, a Miele espresso maker, oversized center island, granite counter tops, butler’s and walk in pantries, and a breakfast area. French doors from the living room and the family room access a large balcony where you can enjoy beautiful sunsets. The master and the four other large bedroom suites are located on the lower level. The private master retreat features a fireplace and a huge master bath with shower, steam room and a spa tub. Other features include a 3-car garage, beautiful travertine and wood floors throughout, 3 fireplaces in living + family rooms and master suite, newly installed carpet in all the bedrooms, new interior paint throughout, crown moldings, and easy access to the Trump National Golf Course and the freeway. Priced to sell!
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.
Live like royals in this gated luxury mansion, overlooking the magnificent and beautiful Trump National Golf Course, Catalina Island and the Pacific Ocean. This 12,000+ sq ft residence on 1.5 acres of land is certainly impressive with its grand butterfly stairs at entry, designer chandelier, oversized built-in aquarium, over 4000 sq ft marble floor, 4 interior staircases, 2 story ceilings and rooftop view deck. The huge master suite is two story with its private balcony, over 600 sq ft of master bath, a private gym and a library/office. All of the guest/children bedrooms have their own private bathrooms, plus a separate maid's quarter. Besides having a family room both in the upper and lower level, there is a huge media/entertainment room for you to entertain your friends or distinguished guests. The remodeled gourmet kitchen has a large center island and a big breakfast nook with bay view windows overlooking the ocean. Just when you are still at awe with all the luxury features, you can step down to the indoor pool and spa, have a massage besides the garden like pool, or enjoy a relaxing moment in the private lounge. You only live once, come and see how you can live extravagantly like a king & queen in this beautiful and luxurious private estate.
LIKE NEW and ONE of ONLY five original Estate properties built by Trump Golf & Estates, this Moroccan inspired cliffside ocean view property is prominently situated on a beautiful cul-de-sac street sitting atop the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Southern California. With 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and a gorgeous library, this incredible home has a fabulous mix of living spaces and has been appointed with the finest of materials and finishes. The flow is seamless and combined with the stunning views makes this a fabulous nucleus for entertaining family and friends. Beautiful ocean view Master Suite on main level, state of the art kitchen appointed with high-end appliances, stunning formal dining and living rooms and breathtaking glass atrium entry way. Resort-like backyard has an outdoor kitchen, fireplace, pool and spa. Downstairs is a beautiful den, media room, full bar and wine cellar! CAT 5 wiring, surround sound and intercom system, central air and high-end security system. Located just steps from the World Renown 18 HOLE TRUMP NATIONAL GOLF COURSE and the fabulous TRUMP Restaurants. With extraordinary ocean views and luxurious living, this is truly a spectacular property. Come live in some of the most highly sought after real estate in the UNITED STATES!
A Rare opportunity to own a new construction home at The Estates at Trump National with sweeping ocean and golf course views. This estate boasts approximately 5,940 square feet of living space featuring exceptional, cutting-edge design most desired for today’s luxury lifestyle. Uniting Old World Tuscan charm with elegant modernity, the open living area and spacious gourmet kitchen (with a massive island and Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances) unite the serine views with the adjacent outdoor entertainment area and pool bringing to life the indoor-outdoor living one would get accustomed to in this home. Coastline and golf course views can be enjoyed while sipping a morning coffee from the second story master suite (with oversized bathroom and walk-in closet). Bathed in natural light, all bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms and large closets. Live the luxury life like you are always on vacation with tranquil sunsets, golf course convenience and beach access trails all from a home built with unparalleled design, comfort, and quality. Your resort style ocean bluffs living awaits! (Completion Early 2017). Buyer to verify SqFt.
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