428 Alta Avenue
Fall in Love Again - A Santa Monica Paradise

Premier location near the Bluffs & Beaches & Montana Avenue

Among the truly great and unique homes in all of Santa Monica, 428 Alta delivers a wonderful and unique compound on a private oversized lot. Designed and crafted by Ramirez Design Studio, the architecture and design elements combine the finishes, comfort and grace of the Arts & Crafts period overlayed with a modern California vibe. The gardens and landscaping are both inspiring and relaxing and feature a solar/saline pool, beautiful koi pond, mature tropical foliage, hedges and trees.  A private guest house is nestled in the back corner across from the 2 car garage which has been converted into a great functioning architecture studio. The main house features incredible indoor/outdoor spaces, soaring wood clad and beamed ceilings and inspiring architectural elements and antiquities.  The kitchen is a gourmet chef's dream and the master suite is exquisite, with both an indoor and outdoor sleeping rooms.  428 Alta is a 4 star resort in your own back yard.

Location - It simply does not get any better! Highly desirable 400 block of Magnolia lined Alta, west of 7th and north of Montana. Steps to Montana shops & restaurants and the bluffs and beaches of the Pacific.  In the award winning Roosevelt and Lincoln school districts.

Grounds - Shangri-La! Wondrous back yard with solar/saline pool with built in cover. Outdoor access pool shower. Mature koi pond with bridge. Mature tall hedges, palms, flowers, spectacular blooms all year. Great BBQ area. High yield vegetable and fruit gardens. Low maintenance landscaping plan. Very private and sunny front and back yard.

Kitchen - An amazing large chef's kitchen, great for hanging out, with high soaring ceilings, skylights and exposed joinery. Huge marble clad center table/work space. Wolf, Miele, Subzero stainless appliances, farm sink, plenty of cabinets, storage and counter space, ample pantry and enormous Butlers/Laundry room. Opens to great room, covered patios, yard and pool.

Master Suite: Like nothing you've ever seen! Romantic spa like retreat with high wooden ceilings, a wooden spiral staircase leading to a loft and view/roof deck. Large well appointed walk in closet. True resort bath with oversized tub and communal shower. Both indoor and outdoor sleeping decks with covered patios overlooking the oasis below.

Secondary Bedrooms: Two additional unique family bedrooms upstairs with lovely bathroom, climbing wall and loft. 4th private bedroom suite downstairs.

Guest house: You may have trouble getting your guests to leave. Fabulous guest house with high ceilings, sleeping loft, firebox, indoor/outdoor bathroom, custom architectural elements and private entry.

Additional Rooms and Spaces: Lovely formal and quiet living room with period fireplace, media room, basement music room and storage, covered and open patios, gracious front porch and entry. Exterior storage areas.

 

Additional Elements:  

2 car garage converted to architecture studio with high ceilings and skylights Numerous built in architectural features, elements and antiquities from around the world Solar heated pool and hot water for the house! Roof is plumbed and piped for solar electric. Exquisite hardwood floors, Lovely woodwork, windows, hardware, iron work, corbels & joinery Custom lighting and great walls and nooks for large and small art and artifacts 2 extra parking spots off alley, camping supply cabinets, rabbit, chicken and animal habitats Mature Specimen trees throughout the property Front yard fountain with easily gate-able front entry Crestron Music system, Panasonic Phone system

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Fall in Love Again - A Santa Monica Paradise 428 Alta Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90402

Offered at $4,800,000 SOLD
  • 5BD
  • 4BA
  • 3,310
    ft²
  • Guest House
  • Swimming Pool
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