November 17th//Home of the Week

Home of the Week: Panoramic Palace High Atop the Palisades


Like a jewel box sitting along the hillside of Pacific Palisades, this property boasts a rich commitment to Mid Century architecture and a celebration of modern minimalism. Built in 1966, the 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom home expands 2,016 square feet as it inspires with post and beam detail, glass walls, an open floor plan and 360-degree views. A 2-story home, the property offers a fluid layout and additional bedroom and bath with a private entrance and separate living space. The ultimate in coastal living, the home, designed by renowned architect, E. Ray Schlick, presents a new way of living where nature joins with a stylish, contemporary essence. Panoramic views entice, but the detail keeps your enthralled and inspired.

The property, located at 561 Paseo Miramar is listed with Partners Trust Associate Partner Hugh Evans III and offered at $4,300,000.

Offering an uninterrupted indoor/outdoor feel the property is recognized for its breathtaking views both outside and through sliding glass doors. The outdoor experience starts with an oversized, contemporary style deck that’s enveloped by nature with the Pacific and the lush green hills right before you. A large space just off the great room, this is ideal for entertaining or retreating solo to experience California’s coastal splendor.  


Back inside of the property, the flush of natural light takes over as the ocean views serve as a decadent backdrop. Overhead in both the great room and adjacent dining space are exposed, natural wood beams complimenting the mix of contemporary elements—oversized glass walls and sliders, iron trim, honey-hued wood flooring throughout. These spaces captivate as nature works side by side with aptly designed interiors. The great room is large and bright, always beckoning you to sit for a moment and catch a peaceful sunrise or pink sunset.


Much like the common spaces, the kitchen is one to behold. Designed with a minimalist feel, the kitchen features all stainless steel state of the art appliances which is juxtaposed against  high-end Italian aluminum Driade cabinetry. To create even more depth, the kitchen shows off richly characterized slat flooring along with granite and butcher block countertops. Truly a chef’s kitchen, you’ll find ample prep space, storage space and even a breakfast bar.

The same allure that fills the living space and kitchen carries into the master bath. Replete with an oversized shower and deep soaking tub, the space is bathed in light and offers mountain views. A mix of materials makes an appearance here with slate tile, dark marble countertops and luxe Italian cabinetry. While the bathroom feels connected to the aesthetic of the rest of the home it also offers a miniature retreat with it’s windows to nature.

The master suite bears the ongoing Mid Century vibe with low ceilings and exposed beams. Views of the mountains and greenery outdoors act as art for the space, while wood flooring warms things up and shows a commitment to modernity. Adjacent is a vast amount of closet space along with a truly enticing feature—access to a large secluded patio just off of the master.


The overall property is laced with opportunities to spend time outdoors, claiming moments as your own and feeling the ocean breeze. Patios and decks transform this place into a retreat, that’s ideal for solitude or intimate gatherings under a starry night’s sky or in the shade of the Southern California sunshine. With it’s architectural appeal and location, this home is one to behold and one to make your own.

561 Paseo Miramar  is listed with Associate Partner Hugh Evans III. For more information on this property, click here.

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