Fishing boats and the occasional sea creature passing through the waves of the Pacific form the backdrop for an artificial beach area at this modern showplace in MariSol Malibu, an 80-acre community of 17 estates.
Set on a bluff-top acre of what was once Rancho Malibu, the two-story captures an exotic feel with ipe wood siding, a live coral aquarium and a range of tropical palms and tree specimens. A rooftop putting green and and indoor-outdoor wet bar further a casual yet contemporary atmosphere.
Location: 11846 Ellice St., Malibu, 90265
Asking price: $27.9 million
Year built: 2016
Architect: Douglas Burdge
Builder: Cal-Pointe Builders
Furnishings: Minotti Los Angeles
House size: 13,814 square feet, seven bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
Lot size: 1 acre
Features: Poured concrete construction; ipe wood siding; saltwater aquarium; fully equipped gym; coffee and wet bar; safe room; home theater; indoor/outdoor bar with kegerator; 67-foot infinity-edge swimming pool; chef's and catering kitchens; detached studio; tropical landscaping
About the area: In March, 27 single-family homes sold in the 90265 ZIP Code at a median price of $3.617 million, according to CoreLogic. That was a 59.9% increase in median price over March 2015.
Agents: Rodrigo Iglesias and Helena Deeds, (310) 278-3311, Hilton & Hyland; and MariSol Malibu Sales Office, (310) 589-8848