Home of the Week: Ocean-view retreat in Malibu

Home of the Week: Ocean-view retreat in Malibu
The house looks out onto the swimming pool and has views of the ocean. (Brad Stanley /

Tropical landscaping surrounds this post-and-beam single-story house designed as an ocean-view retreat. Strong horizontal lines provide a framework for unusually angled walls and windows, a triangular fireplace that juts into the living room and a teardrop-shaped granite-topped island in the kitchen.



28815 Grayfox St., Malibu 90265

Asking price:

$15.9 million

Year built:



John Lautner

House size:

Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, 3,650 square feet

Lot size:

1.09 acres


Heated sandstone floors, walls of glass, stainless-steel appliances, library/study, office, gym, covered patio, outdoor steam room and shower, tennis court, swimming pool

About the area:


In the third quarter, 49 single-family homes sold in the 90265 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.833 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 6.9% price increase from the third quarter last year.


Mark S. Gruskin, Westside Estate Agency in Malibu, (310) 317-8202

Lauren Beale
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