Crowning a promontory overlooking Laguna Beach, this exotic estate runs the gamut in resort-style comforts. Contemporary interiors dressed in notes of Bali style appeal to a wide palette, with chef’s and catering kitchens, a glassed-in wine cellar and a professional recording studio. Explosive ocean views form the backdrop for a saline swimming pool and a swim-up bar, furthering what some might call a five-star experience.
Location: 1000 Flamingo Road, Laguna Beach, 92651
Asking price: $19.888 million
Year built: 2013
House size: 10,200 square feet, five bedrooms, nine bathrooms
Lot size: 0.98 acres
The 10,200-square-foot home in Laguna Beach features two kitchens, a professional recording studio and a wine cellar/tasting room. A resort-style swimming pool complete with a swim-up bar and 10-person spa highlights the grounds.
Features: Imported wood and stone finishes; Balinese-inspired details; chef’s and catering kitchens; open-plan living areas; master suite with walk-in closet; glass-enclosed wine cellar and tasting room; professional recording studio; saline swimming pool with swim-up bar and 10-person spa
Agents: Tracy Glass & Kelly Enciso via The Boutique Real Estate Group
Soaring over Laguna Beach on its own promontory, this contemporary estate encompasses approximately 10,200 square feet of living space and sits on nearly one acre, leaving room to build a guest home.
Inspired by luxury 5-star island resorts, this truly magnificent home offers an indoor-outdoor open floor plan and unrivaled panoramic ocean and canyon views from virtually every room. The entire home is showcased with custom designer details.
The Foyer boasts white limestone imported from Paraguay, with a custom sculptural light fixture. A glass enclosed wine room has capacity for 1000 bottles with an anti humidity cooling system. Floor to ceiling automated pocket doors open to the outdoors in both the living and dining area, with walnut wood-beam ceiling detail. The bar area includes multiple TVs, custom retractable windows leading to the outdoor dining area, holds a Perlick 3 spigot beer tap, wine cooler, bar refrigerator, and lighted glass display. The main level guest suite and bath hosts a private entrance and ocean view from bed, along with switchable privacy glass. An oversized island in the kitchen is accompanied by a Wolf Double wall oven, Fischer&Paykel Double Dishwasher drawer, and a built in butcher block. A separate catering kitchen holds a Bosch dishwasher, Capital Range, and Wolf warming drawer; all leading to the service hallway connecting to dining room.
The grand staircase of glass, polished steel and walnut wood leads to the media room with surround sound and built in beverage bar and bar refrigerator. A private foyer opens to the master suite, which includes an In-suite office with wet bar and refrigerator, TV/video projection with automated drop-down screen and automated blinds. The private balcony hosts unobstructed 180 degree ocean views. In addition, all secondary bedrooms have their own private ocean view balcony. For easy access to the upper level, don’t miss the designer glass elevator.
The serene, tropical resort ambiance transitions seamlessly to the outdoors with amenities including a custom saline pool with swim-up bar, 10-person spa, large entertaining cabana, and pool house with shower/steam room, making this the ultimate entertaining compound. The private, gated entry and driveway leads to the 7-car garage with turn around to accommodate 8 additional vehicles.
The home is ideally located above The Village in Laguna Beach, displaying continually breathtaking views, including glowing city lights after dusk. Art galleries are scattered throughout the tight-knit community, supporting local and international artists alike. The city hosts The Pageant of the Masters and The Festival of Arts annually. It is also home to some of the worlds best hotels, including The Montage Laguna Beach, and is a short distance from The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel and The St. Regis Monarch Beach. Local beaches, boutiques, and coffee shops create a beautifully unique landscape.