Top 5 Luxury Homes In The South Bay

Posted by Greg Geilman on Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 1:54pm.

Luxury homes in the South Bay are not hard to come by. With the recent frenzy of homebuyers trying to get a piece of the housing market in the beach cities, we thought we’d bring you the Top 5 luxury South Bay homes on the market.

Given the grandeur of the residences below, it’d probably be much more fitting to call them compounds or estates. These beachfront homes with ocean views take up some of the most desirable real estate in the entire country. With price tags upwards of $10 Million, anyone looking for some of the most expensive homes in Southern California needs to look no further than the South Bay.

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705 Via La Cuesta - Palos Verdes Estates, CA

The first home pictured above is exclusively located in its own private gated estate, “Castello del Mare” in the Palos Verdes Estates. It’s pristine location ensures sights of the Queen’s Necklace all the way to Santa Monica.

The home is a traditional Italian Villa with wrought iron gates, dark wooden finishes and lavish art statues. With its own vineyard on the compound, it’s the perfect Italian getaway. The heavy stone walls, vaulted ceilings and balustrade terraces truly mimic Italian architecture and design. Architect George M. Sweeney did an exquisite job of designing the estate that’s breathtaking to say the least.

1608 Via Fernandez - Palos Verdes Estates, CA

This Tuscan Villa situated on 1.6 acres of land, in Palos Verdes Estates, is currently the most expensive home in the South Bay. Priced at $14,995,000, this estate was truly built for those that enjoy grandeur and lavish living (hard not to when your home costs close to $15 million!).

With a lush green landscape surrounding the property and breathtaking ocean views of the Pacific Ocean, this estate designed by architect Tony Ashai is unlike anything that’s currently on the market. The foyer has dual sweeping staircases that lead to the bedrooms and the huge master suite. With a movie theater, gym, sauna & wine cellar, hard to image why anyone would ever leave the compound! Words and pictures don’t do it any justice.

3001 The Strand - Hermosa Beach, CA

Located in our very own backyard, 3001 The Strand in Hermosa Beach is one of the most impressive oceanfront properties that’s currently available. This contemporary home is designed and optimized for indoor/outdoor living. Designed by Louie Tomaro, the home features a rooftop deck, home theater, gourmet kitchen and touch-control panels throughout.

Sweeping windows off of the living room open out onto The Strand, letting in tons of natural light and ocean breezes. Sleek and spacious are some of the words that come to mind when thinking about this beachfront home in Hermosa Beach. With its location in North Hermosa Beach, it’s perfectly situated far enough from both the Manhattan Pier and Hermosa Pier, lending to less foot traffic and crowds during the summer season.

4108 The Strand - Manhattan Beach, CA

Located in prestigious Manhattan Beach, this modern oceanfront home designed by architect Pat Killen is a rare find for the area. The home was custom designed for the owner and features countless unique details and additions throughout.

The home is on an oversized lot and has a rental unit above the oversized garage. This Strand property was truly built for those that love entertaining in both indoor and outdoor space. With the sand 10 steps off of the open patio, this home lends itself to the ultimate beach city lifestyle.

228 Via Cerritos - Palos Verdes Estates, CA

This gated estate in Palos Verdes Estates is located on a cup-de-sac with sweeping ocean views and views of the city. With over 18,000 square feet of living space, this monumental estate has two bowling alleys, a regulation sized tennis court, Japanese tea room, home theater, dance studio and rec. room. Check out some of the pictures to get a better idea of what we're talking about!

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