House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Recently completed, new construction, beautiful architectural home designed by Designer/Builder Rob Hussey and Architect Melinda Gray, AIA (Graymatter Architecture). Featured property on 2010 Venice Art Walk Architectural Tour, film location for television & commercial filming, cover story CA Home + Design magazine, September 2012.
This home is a unique architectural experience, an integration of nature, light, and volume in a horizontally and vertically open plan. Rectangular-shaped base house (steel troweled, integral gray stucco with mahogany windows) set into the side of the Santa Monica canyon and intersected by three, rotated towers (zinc clad with aluminum windows) with undulating, zinc-panel roofs. Living spaces flow to the southern side yard to create an seamless indoor-outdoor experience accentuated by three 10-ft by 10-ft sliding glass and mahogany doors to patios, gardens and pool. Exterior access from every room.
Features intersecting two-story volumes, exposed-beam ceilings, glass catwalk, bent steel stairs, an eclectic variety of natural materials and kaleidoscope of finishes, steel troweled plaster, three wood-burning fireplaces, finished concrete hearths, countertops, sinks and bathtub, exposed steel & concrete, interior and exterior skylights, radiant heat, passive solar, natural ventilation and cooling, steel-troweled concrete & black bamboo floors, world class art, concrete wine wall, saline pool & spa with teak bridge, Koi pond with floating bridge, outdoor shower, bamboo gardens, & waterfalls.
Handcrafted, artistic elements: pivoting 450-pound teak entry door, shattered glass light ensemble, hand-sculpted black walnut stairs, operable windows inset in plate glass, bent stainless steel light ensemble, plate glass sink, and patina metal panels.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Safe|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The California region
The property is located on a quiet, Tree Lined, Cul-de-Sac Street in the Santa Monica Canyon, Adjacent to Riviera Country Club Golf Course.
Walk to Santa Monica beach, Channel Road Restaurants & Galleries, Montana Avenue Shops & Boutiques, Third Street Promenade Restaurants, Shops & Theaters.
Adjacent to Santa Monica & Brentwood.
Easy Freeway Access via Pacific Coast Highway to Beverly Hills, Venice, Malibu
Property includes beach cruisers. Neighborhood has 24-Hour Security Patrol