Inspired by the 19th Century Virginia Farmhouse, this sprawling 8,610 square foot estate sits nestled on almost 2 acres of land in Rolling Hills. Clad in classic board and batten siding, the house rests on a native stone base and is capped by a fine slate roof. The home itself features 5 large Bedrooms and 6.5 Baths.
Every room in the home features expansive views of the Ocean, Catalina Island and Rolling Hills Canyons. Fantastic open beam ceilings reveal the homes timber structure, taking advantage of the unique roof design to provide dramatic and elegant spaces throughout the home.
A formal entry greets you with wide planked floors featuring a hand-stained custom design, leading immediately into the grand Formal Dining Room with views of Catalina. The kitchen is both beautiful and functional, with a brick hearth and traditional v-groove paneled cabinets. The center island, found in a Swedish castle, was adapted from an 18th Century table and topped with Carrera marble. Wide pocket doors open onto formal Great Room, with heavy timbered design and a stone fireplace. The Master Suite features his and her bathrooms, a sitting area and spacious closets.
A rustic stone-post gateway encloses the property and leads you down a long flagstone path to the property. Deep verandas wrap the courtyard and provide cool, shady spaces and plenty of room for entertaining. A well-manicured lawn is dotted with hydrangeas, roses, hellebores, viburnum and thousands of bluebells and narcissi. A pool, spa, outdoor kitchen and stone fireplace are arranged around the rear terrace, where the views of the sea are private and expansive.
A paddock and stables are nestled in the hollow of a gentle hill which rolls away from the house on the north side. Additionally, there is state of the art audio/video media, a large laundry/project room, mudroom, basement exercise gym, two powder rooms, a maid's quarters and a 3 car garage with a workshop.
The house and grounds were designed by the noted Architectural, Interior & Landscape Design firm, Stamps & Stamps, in a manner which seamlessly integrates the elegance of a time gone by with the necessities and indulgences required for modern life.
This exotic Mexican classic sits on approximately 2.5 acres of carefully landscaped land. With lawns, corral and numerous patios, the property is gated and close to the beach. This home is finished with some of the finest materials available..... stone and hardwood planks floors, vigas ceilings, and distressed doors accentuate the interior. View the property from the various second story decks. A thatched poolside bar and a palapa are only a few of the resort like features. There are 4 bedrooms, a den, and a sitting room off the master.