Situated on upper El Medio, in Pacific Palisades, this architectural masterpiece by interior designer to the stars James Blakely III and renowned Scrafano Architects is a one-of -a-kind contemporary statement with breathtaking, unobstructed panoramic views of the ocean, Queen’s necklace coastline, city and mountains.
Its many pleasures range from the Zen tranquility of the side patio to the relaxing breeze in the expansive front yard overlooking the ocean and Catalina Island on a clear day. An entertainer’s delight, the home is defined by sleek sophistication and warm, easy indoor/outdoor living. Every room on the lower level has direct access to the front yard, saltwater pool and spa. Elevated ceilings, skylights and clerestory windows throughout the home bring in an abundance of light. Elegant appointments include built -in cabinetry and bookcases, expansive areas of custom limestone tile flooring, a newly installed French oak hardwood floor, a water softener, three fireplaces and a world of exquisite architecture and interior design touches.
The formal living room enjoys both mountain and ocean views, and flows smoothly to the formal dining area. A large TV/entertaining room welcomes gatherings. The European style chef’s kitchen gleams with stainless steel countertops, high-end appliances and stunning limestone tile flooring. It includes a dining area, private entrance and direct access to a side patio. Also on the first level are a bedroom suite with full bathroom, modern built-in closet space and warm wood flooring. Two more adjacent bedrooms could also be used as office and gym spaces. The entire second floor is devoted to the master suite, with wide plank French oak flooring, glowing fireplace and amazing views. The designer master bathroom includes a soaking tub and walk-in steam shower.
Designed for the most discriminating owner, this is an environment of impeccable taste, welcoming ambience and spectacular beauty.
Listed by Gloria Carmona
, Director, Aaroe Estates
$6,200,000 | 323.350.8686