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1926 Spanish Mansion at the Beach! Experience History!!

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Living room with hand hewn beamed ceilings with original stenciling from 1926

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Last updated: 03/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Redondo Beach house description

Casa Colinas was the first model home built in the scenic Hollywood Riviera section of Redondo Beach, CA. The 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath, 3100 square foot home was built in the late 1920s using one of old Hollywood's famous architects and the finest craftsmanship of the era.

Hand stenciled wood ceilings, amazing wrought iron work, original lighting fixtures preserve the character of the original design, while a major renovation adds the comfort and technology of today.

Hollywood Riviera was started in the 1920's by Clifford F. Reid. This ocean-view hillside development was intended to attract the film stars and producers of the 1920's to come live at the beach. It was named Hollywood Riviera because the climate and the hillside views reminded Reid of the French Riviera. The stock market crash of 1929 halted the development and for that reason, there are only 14 original Spanish Revival homes scattered throughout the area. This home was one of the first and affords a prime location in the Riviera.

The living room has a dramatic wood ceiling with original stenciling and hand hewn wood beams. A step down through an arched doorway leads to the professionally designed home theater with a 100' projection screen and incredible surround sound. On the other side of the living room is a step down to the dramatic fireplace room and continuing to the 'secret room' hidden behind a bookcase that was used during prohibition.
Stepping up from the living room and through an arched hallway leads to the dining room with original stenciled wall panels, decorative moulding and a wood-paneled ceiling. Walk out the french doors in the dining room, and you can experience the serenity area with wrap around seating, bubbling fountain, and Moroccan lanterns. Relax and enjoy the view of the bamboo wall and bougainvillea climbing up the original ironwork.

The full chef's kitchen has a 48' professional stove, drawer dishwasher in the island for glasses, regular dishwasher, warming drawer, prep sink, custom African mahogany cabinets, Carrera marble counter tops and a Verde Fantastico granite topped island. There is a sun filled breakfast room off the kitchen.

The fully landscaped backyard has a comfortable seating area with gas fire-pit , 8 foot antique mirror, dining table, lounge chairs, BBQ , fountain surrounded by an herb garden, lemon and lime trees, rose garden, and a sunken hot tub.

There are three bedrooms. The downstairs bedroom has a queen bed and bathroom ensuite with a rain shower, side jets, handheld, and regular shower heads. Upstairs has two bedrooms, the master bedroom with a king bed and a ocean view balcony. The second bedroom can be used as a sitting room with a sofa and large flat screen TV . If a bed is needed in this room, we provide a luxury inflatable queen bed. These two rooms share a bathroom with a steam shower, rain shower and additional side jets. There is also a luxurious separate tub room with a deep free standing jetted tub and an ocean view. The theater downstairs can also be converted for additional sleeping arrangements.

The home is fully automated and has speakers in every room and outside with a large library for music, satellite radio, and an iPod dock.

We are conveniently located three blocks from the beach and less than two blocks to Riviera Village to enjoy world class restaurants and shopping.


Keywords: Historic, Spanish, luxury, beach, hot tub, home theater, ocean view, view, ocean, historical,

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor gas firepit, serenity patio with fountain, home theatre

Entertainment

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    100' Professional Projection Home Theater with Verizon FIOS...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Super Fast FIOS Fiber Optic Internet...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet Cooks Kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 16 - May 28, 2015
1 night min stay
$750
$4,500 $12,000
Summer
May 29 - Sep 30, 2015
1 night min stay
$800
$4,500 $12,000
Holiday rate
Dec 21 - Jan 1, 2016
5 night min stay
$850
$6,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Taxes Not included

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Location

three blocks to the beach and 2 blocks to Redondo Village with shops and restaurants.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: My husband owns a home automation and lighting company and I am an interior designer and real estate agent.

Why the Owner Chose Redondo Beach:
Hollywood Riviera is one of the most beautiful spots on the Southern California coast. We love being close to the beach and close to LA and all it has to offer.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
3 blocks to the beach and two blocks to Riviera Village. Hollywood Riviera is an interesting neighborhood to walk through. There are also woodsy trails that lead up into Palos Verdes and to the beach.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

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  • Living room with hand hewn beamed ceilings with original stenciling from 1926

    Living room with hand hewn beamed ceilings with original stenciling from 1926

  • Extra large fireplace

    Extra large fireplace

  • Dining room with french doors that lead out to side patio with fountain

    Dining room with french doors that lead out to side patio with fountain

  • Huge chef's kitchen with door to the back patio

    Huge chef's kitchen with door to the back patio

  • Chef's kitchen

    Chef's kitchen

  • Home Theater with 100' screen

    Home Theater with 100' screen

  • Guest bathroom ensuite with antique tiles, rain shower and body jets

    Guest bathroom ensuite with antique tiles, rain shower and body jets

  • Master bedroom with ocean view balcony

    Master bedroom with ocean view balcony

  • Upstairs tub room with ocean view

    Upstairs tub room with ocean view

  • Serenity patio with wrap around seating and fountain

    Serenity patio with wrap around seating and fountain

  • Fireplace room, just a step down from the living room

    Fireplace room, just a step down from the living room

  • Original iron gate and arched hallway leading to dining room

    Original iron gate and arched hallway leading to dining room

  • Dining room with original wood paneling and wood ceiling

    Dining room with original wood paneling and wood ceiling

  • chef's kitchen

    chef's kitchen

  • Breakfast room off of the kitchen

    Breakfast room off of the kitchen

  • Guest room

    Guest room

  • Master bedroom balcony with amazing ocean views all the way to Malibu

    Master bedroom balcony with amazing ocean views all the way to Malibu

  • second upstairs bedroom/sitting room

    second upstairs bedroom/sitting room

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Porte cochere looking towards the backyard

    Porte cochere looking towards the backyard

  • Relaxing side patio with bubbling fountain off of the dining room

    Relaxing side patio with bubbling fountain off of the dining room

  • Private hot tub

    Private hot tub

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated: 03/16/2015
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