September 29, 2023
Architectural Gem in L.A.’s Venice Seashore Lives Like a Non-public Botanical Backyard

Itemizing of the Day

Location: Venice, Los Angeles

Value: $5.89 million 

Only a block from the eclectic outlets and beloved eateries of Abbot Kinney Boulevard within the beachside neighborhood of Venice in Los Angeles rests this contemporary architectural abode enshrouded in bushy foliage and wiry bushes. 

Emphasizing indoor-outdoor residing with an open-concept design that extends the house’s light-filled inside to the landscaped grounds surrounding it, the residence is aptly referred to as the Palms Retreat. 

Situated within the beach-side neighborhood of Venice in Los Angeles the trendy residence is shrouded by landscaped foliage and wisping, wiry bushes.

Shawn Cordon

“As quickly as you stroll into Palms, every little thing is quiet,” stated itemizing agent Desayana Willis of Amalfi Estates. It was initially inbuilt 2010 by famous architectural agency Marmol Radziner. Extra not too long ago, the house was the topic of a renovation by its present house owners that noticed the inside brightened and the landscaping enhanced. 

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“My shoppers actually expanded the lounge, so the daylight drenches the house. It actually maximizes the botanical gardens on the skin that flood inside,” Ms.Willis stated. 

The result’s a recent dwelling that’s concurrently vivid and open whereas additionally sustaining a way of privateness. Inside, the primary ground is dominated by recessed lights that shine down upon white-walled rooms with floor-to-ceiling home windows, whereas the higher ranges give strategy to tawny wood-lined areas modernized by occasional hints of cool grey concrete and black metallic. Home windows body the botanical gardens surrounding the house, which additionally present protection for residents as they entertain, swim a lap within the rectangular ozone pool or chill out within the dwelling’s cedar-wood sizzling tub.  

“You’re transported into this completely totally different house that isn’t even California,” Ms. Willis stated.


Offering 3,116 sq. ft of inside residing house, the residence contains three bedrooms, two full-bathrooms and one half-bathroom. 


The residence options heated flooring, an expansive walk-in closet, a soaking-tub, a customized chef’s kitchen with a built-in Wolf cooktop, an outside wooden fireplace grill, a bespoke cedar-wood sizzling tub and a jetted ozone pool. 


The house was designed by notable Los Angeles-based architectural agency Marmol Radziner. Based in 1989 by architects Leo Marmol and Ron Radziner, the agency adopts the position of a conventional “grasp builder” and follows a singular design-build follow, which permits them to supervise development in addition to the architectural, panorama, inside and furnishings design of their builds. 

The agency has gained quite a few accolades, together with “2004 Agency of the 12 months” from the American Institute of Architects California, and has designed properties for such well-known superstar shoppers as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tom Ford and Bradley Cooper.  

The property contains an outside cedar-wood sizzling tub.

Shawn Cordon

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Neighborhood Notes

The residence is situated within the coastal neighborhood of Venice in Los Angeles, California. Recognized for its winding canals, bustling beachside promenade, and laid-back environment, the neighborhood is dwelling to a variety of purchasing institutions, foodie haunts, and out of doors actions like browsing, skateboarding and bike using. 

Agent: Desyana Willis, Amalfi Estates

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