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Kim Gordon’s snazzy remodel in Santa Monica Canyon pulls in $7.6 million

Kim Gordon-designed Santa Monica home | Hot Property
Designer Kim Gordon has sold her latest project, a reimagined 1970s ranch-style home in Santa Monica, for $7.6 million.
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Designer Kim Gordon’s latest project, a 1970s rancher remade into a contemporary space exuding bohemian style, has sold for $7.6 million in Santa Monica Canyon.

That’s a new high for the L.A.-based designer, whose previous project sold last year in Venice for $5 million.

With a chic sunken living room, large picture windows and indoor garden elements, the interior maintains its original identity while adding flairs fit for the modern age. Steel-framed doors pair with vibrant floors of limestone and walnut. Wood paneling gives the living areas additional contrast.

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Cathedral ceilings, which were raised to accommodate taller doors and windows, top everything in the one-story floor plan. The house has five bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms and three fireplaces across 4,558 square feet. A half-wood, half-marble island anchors the chef’s kitchen.

Walls of glass open to the back, where a grassy patio surrounds a swimming pool. The property spans about a third of an acre.

The property previously traded hands last year for $4.8 million, real estate records show. It had been listed since June for $8.45 million.

Stormie Leoni and Tami Pardee of Halton Pardee and Partners held the listing. Pardee also represented the buyer.

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Gordon is the owner of Venice-based Kim Gordon Designs. She is known for briskly demolishing, renovating and flipping homes, and has a knack for creating airy spaces that incorporate a range of artistic design elements.

jack.flemming@latimes.com | Twitter: @jflem94


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