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Museum Quality Architecture

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An Architectural Masterpiece set in the Santa Monica Canyon.

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Last updated: 02/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Recently completed, new construction, beautiful architectural home designed by Designer/Builder Rob Hussey and Architect Melinda Gray, AIA (Graymatter Architecture). Featured property 2010 Venice Art Walk Architectural Tour, September 2012 CA Home + Design magazine cover story, filming location for shows & commercials.

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 yard creating a seamless indoor-outdoor experience accentuated by six 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-wood 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.

Exterior
Secure, Gated Entry
- Glass & Metal Pivot Gate & Glass Awing
Koi Pond
- Floating Teak & Stainless Steel Bridge
Pool & Spa
- 8-ft Waterfall
- Infinity Edge
- Teak & Stainless Steel Bridge
- Board-Formed Concrete Walls with Candle Niches
- Saltwater System
Dining Patio
- Wood-Burning Fireplace
- Viking Stainless Steel Gas Barbeque
Landscaped Lounging Patio
Terrace Garden
- Outdoor Rain Shower in Bamboo Garden
- Floating Mangaris Bench
- Dominic Benhura “Swing Me Mama” Zimbabwe Statute
Hot & Cold Water Stainless Steel Hose Bib Boxes

Interior – Main Level
Two-Story Entry
- Open Douglas Fir Beam & Exposed Sheeting Ceiling
- “Shattered' Glass Light Ensemble
- Board Formed Concrete Walls
Attached, Three-Car Garage with Roll-up Door
Family Room
- Two-Story Volume with Perimeter Glass Catwalk
- Dual Stacked 10-Ft by 10-Ft Sliding Glass & Mahogany Doors create Lanai
- Vidikron Plasmaview 65” 1920 x 1080 Plasma Television on Articulating Arm
- Surround Sound System
- Mahogany Art Bench
- Hand Sculpted Black Walnut Stairs Room with Patina Metal Paneled Railing
Dining Room
- Two-Story Volume
- 24-Ft Floor-to-Ceiling Plate Glass Window with Embedded X-Brace
- Open Douglas Fir Beam & Exposed Sheeting Ceiling
- “Bent” – Stainless Steel Light Ensemble
- Floating Black Lacquer & Birdseye Maple Buffett
- Art Wall
Kitchen
- Open Design
- Perimeter Plate Glass Window with Operable Transoms Windows to Bamboo Garden
- 11-Ft, Open Douglas Fir Beam & Exposed Sheeting Ceiling
- Two 10-Ft x 10-Ft Sliding Glass & Mahogany Doors Open Kitchen to Dining Patio, Outdoor Fireplace, Pool and Waterfall
- Dual, Built-in Gaggenau Steam/Convection Ovens
- Stainless Steel Subzero Refrigerator & Freezer with Icemaker
- Espresso Bar with Yellow Finished-Concrete Counter and Floating Cherry
- Dual Miele Dishwashers
- Gaggenau Gas Cooktops
- Floating Cherry Bar
- LG Plasma Television on Articulating Arm
Service Porch with Trash & A/V Equipment Cabinet
Wine Lounge
- 584 Bottle Concrete Wine Wall
- Wenge Panel Wall & Cabinets with Built-in Television
- Board-Form Concrete Walls
¾ Bath
- Open Shower with Floating Glass Wall & Rainwater Showerhead
- Floating Glass Sink
Laundry Room
- Miele Front-Loading Stainless Steel Washer & Dryer
- Recycled Glass Counter
- Stainless Steel Backsplash
- Stainless Steel Sink with Swivel Faucet & Spray Attachment
- Sliding Opaque Glass Wall
Open Living Room
- 12-Ft Flat Ceilings
- Open to Two-Story Entry
- Sculptural Free Standing Wood-Burning Fireplace

Interior –Upper Level
Starfire Glass Engineered Catwalk
- Two 10-Ft by 10-Ft Sliding Glass & Mahogany Door with Exterior Louvers
Middle Bath
- Interior-to-Exterior Skylight
- Free Standing Lupi Tub
Middle Bedroom
- Quadruple, Backlit, Sliding Closet Doors
Master Suite
- Mahogany Walk-in Closet
-- Center “Boxes” Island
-- Leather Tops
- Open Douglas Fir Beam & Exposed Sheeting Ceiling
- Wood-Burning Fireplace
- Access to Rear Terrace
- Balcony overlooking Pool & Spa
Master Bath
- Heated Concrete Tub
- Built-in Television
- Steam Shower
- L-Shaped Finished Concrete Floating Vanity with Integral Ramp Sinks
- Duravit Hanging Toilet
- Heated Towel Rack

Interior – Crow’s Nest
Bedroom / Office Suite
- Large Deck with Stairs to Terrace Garden
Adjoining Bath
- Shower with Starfire Glass Door and Finished-Concrete Bench Seat

Interior – 3rd Floor
Oak Tree Guest Bedroom Suite
- Cantilevered Balcony with Overhead Flying Roof & Recessed Lighting
- Walk-in Mahogany Closet with Leather Counter & Guest Drawers
Adjoining Bath
- Floating Wenge Vanity with
-- Finished Concrete Counter & Ramp Sink
- Shower with Full-Height Starfire Glass Door

Unique Features / Appointments Throughout
- Mahogany Wood Details
- Distinctive Ceilings
- High Volumes
- Bent Galvanized Steel Stairs
- Galvanized Steel Catwalk with Glass Panels
- Abundance of Natural Light
- Black Bamboo or Finished-Concrete Floors
- Mahogany Doors & Windows
- Radiant Heat
- Museum Quality
- Floating Patina Metal Base
- Plaster Walls with Venetian Plaster Accent Walls
- Lutron Silent Shades
- Art Hanging System
- Custom-Designed Furniture

Keywords: Santa Monica Canyon, Beach, Architecture, Pool, Spa, High Quality

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Kitchen features dual islands, floating bar, dual dishwashers, steam & convection oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator & refrigerated drawers, vegetable prep sink. Laundry room features Miele Washer & Dryer, Stainless Steel Sink, Laundry Chute. Master Bathroom features steam shower, heated concrete tub, dual medicine cabinets & vanity sinks, concrete counters, Duravit toilet. House features indooor-outdoor living, radiant heat, museum quality architecture....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV and Apple TV...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Sonos...moreless

  • Television:

    (2) 65' - Vidikron Plasma Television 42' - Samsugn Plasma Television...moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    3 Fireplaces (2 Indoor - Living Room & Master Bedroom; 1 Outdoor - Dining Patio) - Wood Burning with Gas Starters....moreless

  • Garage:

    3-Car, Overside Garage with Automated Roll-Up Door...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant Heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    With Wood Burning Fireplace...moreless

  • Parking:

    Abundant Street Parking - No Restrictions...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    On Request...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Miele...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    3 Wood Burning Fireplaces with gas starters in Living Room, Master Bedroom and Outdoor Dining Patio...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Private Chef & Serving Staff Avaialble upon Request...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Decks at Living Room, Master Bedroom & Crow's Nest...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Private Spa with Saline System adajacent to Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Private Pool; 4-feet deep for lap swiming with waterfall...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
4 night min stay
$4,800
$19,500 $65,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$3,750
$15,000 $48,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $15,000
  • Exit Cleaning $800
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

14% Transient Occupancy Tax

$350 Exit Cleaning Fee


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Last updated: 02/09/2015
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Location

Quiet, Tree Lined, Cul-de-sac Street, Adjacent to Riviera Country Club Golf Course, Walk to beach, Channel Road Restaurants & Galleries, Montana Avenue Shops & Boutiques, Third Street Promenade Restaurants, Shops & Theaters, Easy Freeway Access via Pacific Coast Highway, Close to Brentwood, Beverly Hills, Venice, Malibu

Property includes beach cruisers.

Neighborhood has 24-Hour Security Patrol

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Rob Hussey is the founder and lead designer of Hussey Design Build Group. As a designer, builder and real estate developer, Rob has completed over 300 homes and various residential and commercial renovations.

Why the Owner Chose Santa Monica:
I choose to build this unique home in the Santa Monica Canyon for its tranquil lifestyle and unique, eclectic collection of architectural homes.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Santa Monica Canyon is the epitome of the California lifestyle: refined, relaxed, eclectic, interesting, tranquil. This home is an architectural experience. Perfect for family reunions, vacations, romantic getaways, and or short-term executive housing.


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Photos

  • An Architectural Masterpiece set in the Santa Monica Canyon.

    An Architectural Masterpiece set in the Santa Monica Canyon.

  • Gated Entry

    Gated Entry

  • 'Shattered' - Entry Light Ensemble

    'Shattered' - Entry Light Ensemble

  • Dining Room & Patio at Night

    Dining Room & Patio at Night

  • Two 10 x 10 Sliding Doors Open Kitchen to Outdoor Dining Patio with Fireplace

    Two 10 x 10 Sliding Doors Open Kitchen to Outdoor Dining Patio with Fireplace

  • Wine Lounge

    Wine Lounge

  • Laundry Room with Miele Washer & Dryer

    Laundry Room with Miele Washer & Dryer

  • Entry & Stairs to Living Room

    Entry & Stairs to Living Room

  • Catwalk

    Catwalk

  • Master Bedroom with Wood-Burning Fireplace, Patio and Steps down to Spa

    Master Bedroom with Wood-Burning Fireplace, Patio and Steps down to Spa

  • Middle Bathroom with Free-Standing Tub and Interior/Exterior Skylight

    Middle Bathroom with Free-Standing Tub and Interior/Exterior Skylight

  • Pools & Patios at Night

    Pools & Patios at Night

  • Modern, Eclectic, Architectural Home Set in the Santa Monica Canyon

    Modern, Eclectic, Architectural Home Set in the Santa Monica Canyon

  • Behind the Secured Entry Gate Awaits an Urban Oasis (Winter Light)

    Behind the Secured Entry Gate Awaits an Urban Oasis (Winter Light)

  • Family Room with 65-Inch Plasma Television

    Family Room with 65-Inch Plasma Television

  • "Bent" Dining Room Light Ensemble

    "Bent" Dining Room Light Ensemble

  • Kitchen looks out to a Bamboo Garden

    Kitchen looks out to a Bamboo Garden

  • Ground Floor 3/4 Bath

    Ground Floor 3/4 Bath

  • Family Room with Plasma TV is surrounded by Glass Catwalk and Floating Stairs

    Family Room with Plasma TV is surrounded by Glass Catwalk and Floating Stairs

  • Living Room with Wood Burning Fireplace

    Living Room with Wood Burning Fireplace

  • Catwalk

    Catwalk

  • Master Bath - Seperate Tub & Steam Shower, Heated Towel Rack, Views to Garden

    Master Bath - Seperate Tub & Steam Shower, Heated Towel Rack, Views to Garden

  • Terrace Garden includes Outdoor Shower in Bamboo Garden

    Terrace Garden includes Outdoor Shower in Bamboo Garden

  • Pool at Night from Master Bedroom Balcony

    Pool at Night from Master Bedroom Balcony

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