701 PALMS BLVD

VENICE, CA, 90291

$4,395,000

$1,654 per ft²
$4,395,000
$1,654 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
4 Beds
baths
3 Baths
carpenters-square
2,657 ft²
property_type
Multi-family
calendar
Built 1950
INCREDIBLE ARCHITECTURAL DUPLEX OPPORTUNITY ON A SPRAWLING 5,851 sqft CORNER LOT ON ONE OF THE BEST STREETS IN VENICE - JUST OFF ABBOT KINNEY! Endless options here in this unique offering with two units on the lot. This is ready to go as an investment property, or live in one and rent the other for passive income. In a location that is truly one of the rarest in Venice, there is nothing else like this on the market. //About this home: Welcome to the "Bridge House" designed by Charles Ward just off Abbot Kinney! This architectural duplex (formerly owned by Jay Griffith) has been brilliantly executed and completely reimagined. Designed and curated to foster creativity, celebrate and integrate indoor/outdoor living, and embrace the flow of natural light. As you enter this natural sanctuary you will be greeted by the bamboo landscape and meadow gardens throughout the property. The original home's mid-century exterior has been preserved and seamlessly integrated with the modern design. The charming front unit offers an attached 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom is rented for $4,300 per month and has a separate area skirted by an ample deck and a bamboo garden. Usable either as a legal rental unit, or future guest retreat this space is encompassed by warm tones, plaster walls, sliding glass partitions, a polished concrete bathroom and kitchen area, a fireplace, and a custom-made bed by the seller himself - a prolific Internationally known artist. The magic continues through the walkway oasis to the famed Bridge House. This architectural back unit is much larger with 3 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms. As you enter you will be taken in by the original, exposed, cathedral ceiling, an abundance of natural light, and the windows and doors that surround it and look out into the landscape's lush greenery. With a spacious gourmet kitchen that blends into the main living area, this great room is set up perfectly to provide comfort for your guests, friends, and family. It offers a creative haven for reflection, work, or dancing to your favorite rhythms. As you ascend the stairs you first encounter the 'tatami nook' - a dedicated landing space perfect for meditating, reading, relaxing by day, or well into the night. A few steps up and the hallway unfolds with ample space for hanging art. Proceeding you'll find three, bedroom towers, each creatively designed with lofts above the space for multi-purpose use as a sleeping sanctuary, office, and/or play space. Each of the first two bedrooms also has its designated balcony area perfect for reading and sunbathing. The primary bedroom boasts a clerestory window perfect for viewing the sunset; and at night, when the tide is high, you can often hear the surf from its sleeping loft. The entire compound is surrounded by bamboo that rustles in the winds and creates a show of light, shadow, and color throughout the house. The 40' pavilion created by the bridge to preserve outdoor space, looks out at a beautifully landscaped garden of berms, stone, grasslands, and a water feature, creating layers of privacy and sanctuary, and a cooling oasis to dine or relax. The Palms & Shell house is at once elegant and warm, private and accessible, and by design preserves the architectural history of Venice while heralding its future. This rare gem is not to be missed - everything you need is here.
MLS® ID:
22-217580
Listed:
11/10/22
Updated:
2/8/23

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Oven, Range Hood, Gas, Free Standing Gas
Kitchen Features
Island, Open to Family Room, Remodeled, Skylight(s)
Total Bedrooms
4
Total Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
Turnkey, High Ceilings (9 Feet), Open Floor Plan, Built-Ins
Laundry Description
Outside, Laundry Area
Floor Description
Wood
Fireplace
Living Room
Cooling
None
Heating
Central

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
5,851 ft² lot
Exterior Features
None
Architectural Style
Architectural
Lot Details
Fenced, Fenced Yard, Landscaped, Front Yard, Yard
Sewer
In Street

School Information

School District
Los Angeles Unified

Other Property Details

Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
2
Parking
Detached, Garage - 2 Car, Garage Is Detached, Side By Side, Private Garage, Driveway, Uncovered
Parking Total
4.0
View
Y
County
Los Angeles
Water Source
Public
Pool
Yes
Pool Description
Room For
Total Stories
2
Zoning
LAR2

Courtesy of Pardee Properties, Paige Ogden,
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