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Home of the Week: Between a rock and a sweet view in Malibu

Home of the Week: Between a rock and a sweet view in Malibu
Scraggy boulders and outcrops were incorporated into the unique design of this post-and-beam in Malibu's gated West Saddle Peak. Natural landscapes, meadows, fruit trees and trails surround the home, filling the scenic four-plus-acre setting. (Obeo)

This home in Malibu makes the most of its surroundings, and then some. The circular post-and-beam, high up in the Santa Monica Mountains, was built atop a rock formation and incorporates a number of native boulders into its indoor-outdoor design. The lofted setup also allows for some pretty spectacular views: 360 degrees of rugged mountain peaks and ocean, to be specific.

The details

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Location: 300 Loma Metisse Road, Malibu, 90265

Asking price: $2.795 million

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Year built: 1980

House size: 3,641 square feet, three bedrooms, three bathrooms

Lot size: 4.21 acres

Features: Walls of floor-to-ceiling glass and clerestory windows; natural rock formations; post-and-beam architecture; hardwood floors; tongue-and-groove ceilings; formal living room with fireplace; dining room with custom built-ins; center-island kitchen; family room/office; master suite with glass-enclosed shower; view deck; fruit trees; swimming pool; hiking trails

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About the area: In April, 19 single-family homes sold in the 90265 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.795 million, according to CoreLogic. That was a 16.2% decrease in price from April 2015.

Agents: Marcus Beck and Barry Kinyon, (310) 457-2534, Sotheby's International Realty

To submit a candidate for Home of the Week, send high-resolution color photos via Dropbox.com, permission from the photographer to publish the images and a description of the house to homeoftheweek@latimes.com.

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