Departing from the more traditional beach home is this example of neo-historicism, which lords over Zuma Beach from its five-plus-acre perch in Malibu Park. The mansion-estate, designed by Kaaren Khoudikian, echoes neoclassical design with a stone facade and angled pediment supported by tall columns. Inside, soft palettes complement rich hardwood finishes and ocean views.
Location: 30145 Morning View Drive, Malibu, 90265
Asking price: $14.5 million
Year built: 2014
Architect: Kaaren Khoudikian
House size: 11,425 square feet, seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms
Lot size: 5.43 acres
Features: Vaulted foyer, grand living room, dining room, chef’s kitchen, office/den, maid’s quarters, finished basement with sauna, motor court, ocean views
About the area: There were 287 single-family homes sold in the 90265 ZIP Code in 2013 at a median sale price of $1.985 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 5.6% decrease in median sale price year-over-year.
Agent: Shen Schulz, Sotheby’s International Realty, 310-456-1511; Irene Dazzan-Palmer, Coldwell Banker-Malibu Colony, 310-456-3638