This reimagined contemporary, with exotic wood finishes and a cool coastal aesthetic, sits along the sand in a gated community in Malibu. Three levels of living make full use of the oceanfront location, centering on tide pools, kelp beds and, on most days, passing whales and dolphins.
Location: 11892 Beach Club Way, Malibu, 90265
Price: $3.1 million
Year built: 1971
Architect: Vitus Matare (renovation)
House size: 1,865 square feet, two bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
Lot size: 1,380 square feet
Features: Telescoping glass walls, hardwood flooring, beamed ceilings, updated kitchen with long center island/breakfast bar, breakfast nook, living room, soaking tub, en suite with kitchenette, patio, built-in barbecue, unobstructed ocean views
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90265 ZIP Code in 2014 was $2.304 million based on 245 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That was a 15.2% increase in median price compared with 2013.
Agents: Jennifer Chrisman and Madison Hildebrand, Partners Trust Malibu
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