For more than 60 years, passersbys have strained to catch a glimpse of maverick architect Harry Gesner’s 15 houses in Southern California. Harry Gesner is undoubtedly a Modernist, and one whose romantic, quixotic nature are ever present in this amazing home.
This 5 bedroom home sits perched above the Pacific Ocean and soars high into the azure sky. Entering through a gated courtyard with a koi pond and bridge is just the beginning. Never do you see the outdoors brought inside like you do with this amazing home, built to resemble a giant fish! The sloping rooftop is covered in copper tiled “scales”, and the home has two “eyes”. Complete with an underground screening room, formal dining room, huge great room, a den, a loft, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, there is room for the entire family to relax and unwind.
Bamboo flooring, master with jacuzzi and fireplace.
8 TV’s (Including plasma and LED) Apple TV, treadmill,
Sun zero, Viking pro range, convection oven, Miele dishwasher.
Buzz in front door, 24 hour security guard service, gated street.
Sycamore tennis club rights, 3 tennis courts including locker room, bath, kitchen and bar for entertaining.
No Air Conditioning.
Walking distance to the best hiking in Malibu (Sycamore canyon), Geoffrey’s restaurant and Paradise Cove.
1928 Steinway B Grand Piano, 50 foot deck on first floor, master bed and ocean front guest rooms have separate decks, and parking for 4 cars.
Outdoor shower, lights for beach area around house, basketball area, and kayaks.
This home is included in the book, Houses Of The Sundown Sea, about Harry Gesner homes.
This home is a short paddle to world famous stand up surf break Latigo Point, considered to be one of the top 10 stand up surfing spots in the world, made famous in the movie Break Point.