Diversity is one of the United States’ greatest assets—and that’s true even in home design!Especiallyin home design, in fact. From coast to coast, the way we like to live varies enormously. Sitting in a covered patio sipping cocktails after a refreshing dip in the pool, Texans may wonder what kind of house their Delaware compatriots live in. Are they chilling in their master rooms? Cowering in their storm shelters? Swinging on their gazebos?
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Our data team took a deep dive into our 1.5 million active listings of single-family homes for sale and parsed out over 200 individual features from their listing descriptions. From there, we finalized the top five features for each state and picked the one with real local flavor.
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Palos Verdes Unique Home Features
this is a list of homes in which the agents used the words within the description section, “unique” or “unusual” Have fun exploring!
Down a long and circular driveway is where you will find “Versailles on the Hill”, one of the last projects by the famous interior designer, John Fleming. This landmark estate on a spacious 1-acre lot was designed to feel like your “10 miles West of Versailles”. The interior of this nearly 10,000 square foot residence blends visionary design, bespoke attention to detail, and classical elegance. In addition to 7 BR and 11 BA, there are a grand formal living room and family room with 2-story ceilings, spacious dining area, state of the art chef’s French country Kitchen includes large 6” solid Maple Butcher Block island and Wolf and Subzero appliances, hidden study and gym, wine cellar, movie theater, game room pub and library. The open floor plan allows the main living areas to capture breathtaking views of the ocean, city, sunset and tranquil picturesque landscaped views. Outstanding amenities include a master retreat with a luxurious spa-like bathroom, 7 fireplaces, 10 chandeliers in superior quality and style, about 50 sconces/post lights in/outdoors, beautiful custom cabinetry, sparkling pool & spa, and a full built-in outdoor BBQ kitchen. Despite its scale and grandeur, the home remains warm and inviting, making it a unique retreat for intimate family life that is also appropriate for large-scale entertaining. This is a rare property that will satisfy the discerning buyer. Can never be duplicated at this price! *Further details can be found on the attached SUPPLEMENT.
Build upon the dreams of visionaries in this beautifully appointed home that’s the embodiment of everything Palos Verdes was designed for: superior quality and unobstructed ocean views. This luxurious Mediterranean style home designed by Louie Tomaro features an open, light, and comfortable living environment with magnificent views from almost every room. Make a dramatic entrance through custom double glass doors with exquisite ironwork that flows down the impressive double heart shaped staircase. Above, a giant dome anchors the top floor with breathtaking volume. With 6 bedrooms and 10 baths with over 7,800 feet of living space there’s room for family and friends alike. Accented with 9 fireplaces, formal and recreational rooms, this luxurious home exudes warmth and comfort. Don’t miss the 500-gallon fish tank leading to the abundant wine cellar. The accents are highlighted by Venetian plaster, precast molding around the windows, authentic custom eaves, copper gutters, a 4 car garage, and smooth exterior stucco. Each room was designed to maximize volume with high ceilings. Many of the bathrooms are floor to ceiling tile, and two unique half baths near the entrance captivate with their originality. But wait until you see the backyard with its masterful infinity pool with steps leading from the home into diamond-tiled bliss. The view beyond gives you your own amphitheater to witness the Pacific Ocean’s daily moods stretching from Catalina Island to the Los Angeles basin.
Stunning views from almost every room in this completely renovated & luxurious gated modern home that offers a unique combo of comfortable family living & refined entertaining in an open floor plan w/ panoramic views from Long Beach to the Queen’s Necklace. Everywhere you look are unique, custom architectural & lighting details. Multiple picture windows & large French doors, marble & inlaid wood floors, coved & vaulted ceilings, custom wood moldings, trim & doors, a restored original PV stone fireplace & multiple stone walls create both drama & a sense of luxury throughout the home.The main house has 4 bedrooms on 1 level, including a huge master suite, each w/ its own in suite bathroom & walk-in closet. An add’l bedroom is located in a separate renovated guest house. Every bedroom provides access to the yard, offering a fantastic sense of both openness and seclusion. The gourmet kitchen & great room is a chef & family’s paradise w/ statuary marble counters & backsplash, enormous honed waterfall marble & wood center island, top of the line appliances & custom brushed & polished stainless steel hood, a sep. breakfast area, & a seating area w/ custom floating cabinetry & maple-paneled TV wall. The yard includes travertine patios, a pool w/ a Baja shelf & large spa, luxury outdoor granite & stone kitchen w/ Lynx appliances, stone outdoor fireplace & living area, regulation bocce court, a new sports court & a turf putting green, all surrounded by old plantings & fruit trees.
Big price reduction!! A once in a lifetime opportunity to live on the prestigious, magnificent and breathtaking bluffs of PVE! Located in the calm and relaxed estates of Rocky Point is a modern, classy, meticulously maintained, ocean front gem with unsurpassed views. This 4 bed 4.5 bath light, airy & stylish one level home is gracefully perched atop the bluff with panoramic ocean, city, and queens necklace views. It's a one of a kind home that captures views from all major rooms in dramatic fashion, in addition to that, living here you'll be the fortunate recipient of the magical sound and energy the glorious ocean emanates. The Pacific ocean is literally your back yard! Custom built in 2010 and being sold by the original owner. There's an expansive and open floor plan with 22' high ceilings and exceptional use of natural light. The home uniquely blends indoor and outdoor living with floor to ceiling window sliders creating a perfect harmony and seamless flow from the inside out. Some additional amenities include - 2 fireplaces, walk in closets, heated pool, spa, beautiful floor tile, Italian wall tiles, hardwood floors, caesarstone counters, bamboo cabinetry, surround sound, central vac, viking stove, outdoor shower and 2 car garage. You'll be hard pressed to find a setting as tranquil, dramatic & stunningly beautiful as this Rocky Point architectural masterpiece. It's the ideal home for entertaining and relaxation alike. Walking distance to PV's award winning schools
Outstanding opportunity to live on the prestigious Crest Road in the 24-hour guard gated city of Rolling Hills. Built in 1977, this home is in original condition ready for updating. This is a unique opportunity to make this home your own. The property features a dramatic entrance with a circular driveway. From the front of the house you have ocean and Catalina views. This home includes 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 5,460 sq. ft. of living space and a 4-car garage. There is a formal dining room, living room, family room and kitchen with breakfast nook. Enjoy almost 2 acres of land with lots of privacy from the main road. The spacious backyard is surrounded by lush landscape with a huge lawn.
Welcome to this custom, one level, upgraded and remodeled country estate! Once you arrive at the large motor court with paver driveway and notice the unique double door entry, you will know you are at a special home. The unique design allows views from almost every room. The views are Queen's necklace, city, mountain and canyon that will leave you in awe of the beauty of this home. Four bedrooms with four bathrooms laid out in a great floor plan that opens around the pool area with a custom made fire pit. Inside this remodeled dream home, there are new hardwood floors, every bathroom has been redone, newer kitchen with double stainless Sub Zero's, two fireplaces, high ceilings and grand rooms. Outside you will find mostly usable 1.2 acres, a newer roof, storage area, and the entire property fenced off with a new vinyl fence. Just bring your furniture and move right in! Rolling Hills is an entirely gated city with 24/7 guards and all private roads. There are also lighted tennis courts, hiking trails, and riding rings all for the residents to enjoy in a peaceful, carefree, country atmosphere.
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!!!
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.
Be the first to enjoy this gorgeous new construction home in the gated city of Rolling Hills! Masterful design and modern luxury are uniquely embodied in this 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom, 3,124 sq. ft. home, all on 1.6 acres. As you enter this stunning home you are greeted by an expansive great room which includes the living room, dining room, and custom gourmet kitchen. The kitchen comes equipped with high end appliances and enjoys views of the harbor from the Dutch doors and a walk-in pantry. Off the kitchen you will find a guest bedroom, powder room, laundry room and access to the garage. Each bedroom comes with its own bathroom and walk in closet, for complete convenience. The large master suite includes an oversized walk in closet, and large master bathroom complete with shower and standalone bathtub. The grand outdoor space is complete with an extravagant backyard that reaches beyond your sight. As you walk across the path you are taken to a beautiful viewing deck where you can enjoy the panoramic views of the city and harbor. The outdoor space also includes a grass area with room for a pool. This home exudes perfection for a family looking to move right in and enjoy the country style living of Rolling Hills, with the ease of modern amenities.
Charming Ranch Home situated on a desirable cul-de-sac conveniently located near the Main Gate of Rolling Hills. This home has easy access into and out of this tranquil 24 hr guard gated community. Quiet, peaceful grounds with a fruit orchard, giant tall pine trees, walk to the trails that lead to the ocean, and close to the farm just over the hill with goats & llamas. The home is on a large mostly flat lot that extends to the other side of the street with a large circular driveway and three car attached garage. Some of this homes many features include a formal living and dining room with vaulted open beam ceilings, hardwood floors, and walls of glass looking out onto the spacious yard. The towering pine trees give the feeling of being far from the busy city. The large kitchen offers granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, skylights, breakfast nook, desk, and opens to the family room. The family room has built-in cabinets, fireplace with wood beam ceilings. The home is designed with two spacious master suites both with large bathrooms with steam showers and lots of closet space. Home was originally a 4 bedroom and easily can be converted back. This home feels extremely private and every room looks out at lovely green vistas. You must come see this beautiful home to appreciate its unique features and location!
Welcome to this one of a kind custom built Tuscan villa. Enter through a long driveway to a private oasis surrounded by lush landscaping and mature trees. Constructed in 2005, this tastefully designed home has a open and inviting floor plan that includes vaulted natural wood ceilings, walnut hardwood floors throughout the living areas, and travertine in the kitchen, bathrooms, and entry. A unique feature are the Honduran mahogany doors and windows throughout the home. The outdoor amenities include a negative edge infinity pool, built in bbq, pizza oven, and fire pit overlooking the harbor and city light view. An entertainers dream!
Welcome to a beautiful 2 level 3,783 sq.ft. home located on a flat 17,189 sq.ft. lot. Lush landscaped front yard is facing a spectacular unobstructed views of the ocean and Catalina Island. Entry into a beautiful custom foyer of Crema Marfill marble which continues throughout the ground level. Custom marble fireplaces in Formal dinning room, family room with wet bar and master suite. There is also a Guest room with full bath and a Wine Room on the ground level. Exquisite gourmet kitchen, complete with Subzero appliances and a large center island with built-in Gaggenau gas/electric Stove top, steamer, fryer, griddle with 2 unique range hoods that rise and retract gracefully with a touch. Enjoy the sunset at the kitchen eating area with skylights, which lead to a large backyard with heated pool and a separate spa. A tranquil waterfalls to the koi pond and a gentle rolling hill on the manicured lawn with a huge outdoor party cabana for entertainment or quiet afternoon tea. The Master Suite upstairs has a high ceiling, ocean view, ceiling fan, spa tub, beautiful onyx stone vanity area and enormous walk-in closet. Adjacent is a formal library with custom built-in mahogany book shelves and a gym. Amazing 3-car garage with built-in mirrored cabinets, sink and storages. A true Palos Verdes living at its finest!
Back on market. Prestigious Montemalaga bright ONE LEVEL Spanish style home with 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths. This unique property is sitting on an approx 21751 square feet usable lot with lush landscaped front, rear & side yard offers a serene life style. Large living room with vaulted ceilings & fireplace, formal dining room has high ceilings and wood floors. Remodeled kitchen with newer cabinets, built-in refrigerator, wine cooler, a cozy breakfast area and a built in desk. Both bathrooms have been updated. Skylights, wood flooring, open-bean ceilings, saltillo tiles etc. Easy walk to Montemalaga Elementary school.
It is very rare to find a 6,000 sq. ft., flat, useable backyard including a 1,200 sq. ft. sports court in the highly desirable Monaco neighborhood. The yard is south facing & overlooks the Palos Verdes Reserve to the ocean and Catalina. Top of the line turf for water conservation, 25 different types of fruit trees, new lantern light posts, 375 lineal ft. of stack stone + new block wall. The home features lovely views from all major rooms. An inviting courtyard with a soothing fountain boasts custom wrought iron gates and entry door. Brand new slate entry, with a view of the ocean as you walk in, bamboo flooring throughout. Wonderful eat in kitchen with maple cabinets and a raised island and work center. Relax on the living room balcony to enjoy the view and expansive backyard. A granite hearth and custom wood mantle grace the living room and a sliding barn door adds fun to the wet bar! The guest bedroom with direct access to a bathroom is on the main level. Two additional bedrooms are downstairs with a shared bath. Double doors to the master suite showcase a gorgeous coffered ceiling and a delightful master bath with an inviting pedestal Kohler cast iron tub & a unique walnut vanity counter. Hansgrohe fixtures and an ocean view will also delight! An oversized bonus/recreation room including a 700+ wine bottle storage area. LED lighting throughout, dual glazed windows, A/C, a 16 camera state of the art security system with infrared night cameras. Truly a one of a kind home!
A VIEW to INFINITY and BEYOND. Situated on over 1/4 acre with huge, flat front and side yards and overlooking Trump National, you will feel like you are cruising the Pacific in this stunning, one level home with unobstructed, sweeping ocean and Catalina views. First time on the market, since its original ownership, this four bedroom two bath home has been updated throughout. A remodeled kitchen with new granite and stainless steel appliances is gourmet ready and leads to an inviting family room with fireplace. New hardwood flooring, carpeting, and paint distinguishes its move-in condition. A courtyard and spacious entry lead to a sprawling living and formal dining room framed by the spectacular view. The same ocean view can be enjoyed from the master bedroom creating a peaceful and serene atmosphere. Its in suite bath has been enhanced with new flooring and vanity. The other three bedrooms are bright and comfortable. The second bathroom also boasts new flooring, double vanity and expansive mirror. An attached two car garage completes this picture perfect package. Don't miss this unique opportunity to move into this truly lovely, turn-key view home located in the prestigious Mediterrania neighborhood on a street where property rarely comes on the market.
Enchanting city and ocean views simply begin the list of wonderful features of this single level home with guest house located in Westfield, one of the most charming and unique neighborhood on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. High upon the hill, this home is built around a sparkling pool with beautiful French doors leading to the pool deck from most major rooms of the house and guest house. The main house features an outstanding floor plan with large living room and adjacent dining room, separate family room, kitchen with breakfast area, master suite and 2 additional bedrooms. The permitted guest house, currently called the “Tiki Room” with pool/party area, full bath, quarter bath and office, has endless possibilities for use. Comfortable and inviting best describes the feeling of this amazing home. Once here, you won’t want to leave!
Great home! Coveted location! JUST REDUCED PRICE!! Welcome to this timeless beauty in the heart of Monte Malaga. Discover a world of peace & tranquility in this comfortably elegant home on a flat cul-de-sac street. French doors w/wood shutters, an expansive 2nd floor balcony, & large driveway beckon you to this delightful home! Beyond the uniquely wide front door, catch a glimpse of the sophisticated living room w/custom-crafted fireplace w/raised hearth, new wood floors, crown molding, recessed lighting & plantation shutters. The adjoining formal dining room has views of the lovely backyard. The heart of this home is the gourmet kitchen w/5-burner gas range, new oven w/broiler, granite counters, crown molding, & abundant storage. Experience California indoor/outdoor living & entertaining thanks to the connecting family room w/direct access to the large patio & backyard. Completing the highly functional downstairs floorplan is the powder room, laundry area & charming en suite guest bedroom. Ascend the beautifully refinished hardwood staircase to 3 bds, each bathed in natural sunlight & w/luxurious new carpet. The master suite opens to the balcony through French doors. A large dressing area features two walls embanked w/closets. Relish the convenience of a wide vanity & walk-in shower. The 3rd bd enjoys access to the balcony through French doors & boasts 2 closets! The 4th bd overlooks the backyard. The designer-perfect hall bathroom has 2 sinks, tub & glass-enclosed shower.
Great Street, Great Home! A delightful single story California Ranch style home in wonderful Valmonte with a sensational open floor plan. Large dining area off living room that includes a PV-Stone fireplace with a unique geometric aesthetic and French doors leading to a finished back yard featuring a built-in barbecue and bricked patio. Beautiful gourmet kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counter-tops and stainless steel appliances. Lovely Master bedroom steps into gorgeous bathroom with marble shower and floors. Recessed lighting, vaulted ceilings and even efficient air conditioning system – what a terrific value!
This beautiful home will enrich you with endless and unobstructed Sunsets & Ocean Views!!! The two-story home has it all starting with the elegant courtyard at its entry with its serene landscaping. Spacious, comfortable, open living room with a brick fireplace and large dining area open to the back yard through French doors. Adjacent is a large kitchen with a serving counter & lots of windows open to the manicured back yard. The family room is steps from the kitchen and and has a wet bar. All five bedrooms are located upstairs along with 2 specious bathrooms. The rear yard brings inside entertaining outside with its large patio, ample grass area & amazing open views. Minutes walking distance to Hesse park and short drive from shops and schools. Ocean views from living room, kitchen, master bedroom, a bedroom and backyard. This property is unique. Must see to appreciate. A perfect spot to call home and have family and friends enjoy and relax.
Extraordinary opportunity! Remodel this original, unique one level home or build your own custom home. It's all about the land. This property is on over 1/2 acre of a beautifully landscaped lot and is zoned for up to 4 horses. Fruit trees. Much of the land has been leveled and there is a horse trail at the bottom of the canyon. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch with hardwood floors sits in the heart of Palos Verdes Peninsula offering privacy and amenities such as miles of equestrian trails, community tennis courts and a horse ring. This prestigious neighborhood offers a prime location on the hill, providing easy access to schools, shopping, parks and freeway. Perfect for those looking to enjoy the serenity, privacy and beauty of their land.
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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