Three stories with ocean-facing balconies take in panoramic views from this beachfront contemporary near Topanga Point, a popular Malibu surf spot. A rounded chimney at the side of the house resembles the smokestack on a steamer.
Location: 18860 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu 90265
Asking price: $6.299 million
Year built: 2000
House size: Four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3,896 square feet
Lot size: 5,686 square feet
Features: Open floor plan, den, office, bar, breakfast area, granite kitchen island, two fireplaces, elevator, glass-enclosed porch, grassy motor court, two-car garage, steps lead to the sand
About the area: Last year, 245 single-family homes sold in the 90265 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.304 million, according to CoreLogic. That was a 15.2% price increase from 2013.
Agent: Oliver Fries, the Paloma Group, (310) 562-4944