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It’s no surprise that indoor and outdoor living is one of the most sought-after amenities, as more and more home buyers want a vacation-like retreat just a few feet away. These outdoor environments are a blissful addition to any home and are perfect for a swim in the pool, intimate nights with friends and family, and enjoying the great outdoors.
These four houses for sale provide the perfect outdoor entertainment environment to enjoy the long summer days and nights of the year.
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Pacific Palisades, California
15204 Friends of St. | $ 6,275,000, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 7,732 square feet lot
Once home to stars Laura Dern and Ben Harper, this property is on a star-studded street packed with various celebrities and movie stars. This enchanting Mediterranean is just 15 meters from the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean and recently underwent a 1.5 million renovation. Highlights include new technology, real stone, Moroccan tiles and more. The property also offers the option to purchase fully furnished turnkey including the seller’s eclectic art collection. Buyers will love the charming arched doors, wooden beams, and lush foliage that provide privacy in this calming, natural property. The gourmet kitchen features Viking appliances and is the perfect space for both indoor and outdoor entertaining. The back yard includes a built-in pizza oven, BBQ area, covered outdoor heated seating area, pool, 1/2 bathtub, outdoor shower, and a Crestron smart home system with speakers throughout. The house is also listed Anthony Marguleas from Amalfi Estates.
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Costa Elena, Costa Rica
Cove Villa 18, Costa Elena | $ 1.45M, 4 bed + studio bungalow, 5 baths, 4,553 square feet
Costa Elena is one of Costa Rica’s underrated luxury destinations, offering unique ocean view properties in close proximity to pristine white sand beaches. The municipality’s Bay Villa 18 offers contemporary and authentic design that celebrates luxurious indoor and outdoor living and at the same time integrates symbiotically into the natural landscape and the panoramic location. Bay Villa 18 is located on half a hectare property and is embedded in the forest. It offers incredible panoramic views of the island of Bolaños and a luxurious barefoot life at its finest. When entering, the open floor plan gives way to the sounds of nature – relaxes all the senses and harmonizes with the beauty spectacle around them. The property will be exclusive to ACT compass.
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The terraces of the Ambassador Gardens | $ 3.68 million, 3 bed, 5 bath, 2 half bath, 3,947 square feet
The Terraces at the Ambassador Gardens by etco Homes offers a collection of 60 modern apartments and townhouses in the historic Ambassador Gardens. With interiors by Los Angeles-based designers Casa Stilo and Meredith Baer and priced at a mid-range $ 2 million, the residences range from approximately 3,040 to 4,430 square feet and offer floor plans with three and four bedrooms, as well as up to three bathrooms and two powder rooms. Residents enjoy a dedicated concierge and security features with each three-story townhouse featuring private elevators, butler pantries, personal garages for four cars, rooftop decks, and more. Against a backdrop of lush foliage and greenery, the outdoor terrace is an idyllic and green place for outdoor entertainment. The Terraces is only a few minutes’ walk from the fashionable and characteristic old town of Pasadena, which offers residents a unique variety of historical, cultural, shopping and dining destinations. The sales gallery is now open by appointment for private demonstrations or via a virtual tour. To learn more, visit Terraces in the Ambassador Gardens.
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Los Angeles, California
2031 Roscomare Road | $ 8,995,000, 7 beds, 8 baths, 8,125 square feet
This new build property offers a unique opportunity to own in prestigious Bel Air. The 130 foot long driveway immerses you in this lush oasis that sits high and behind the road. When you enter, the calm of the water flows under the entrance and under the stairs, creating an incomparable welcome. The indoor / outdoor river extends to the infinity salt water, heated pool and spa. Have fun with your rooftop, six-seat theater, bar, wine rack for 150 bottles, two fire pits, BBQ, meditation deck area, and outdoor bath to truly be one with nature on this vast property. The kitchen centers a massive 15-foot island of Italian leather made of marble with Wolf appliances such as an espresso machine, double oven, steamer, recessed hood, minus refrigerator, and three wine fridges. The master amazes with the transparent chimney that flows into the stone tub and the rain shower with body showers and steam shower. Custom-made cabinets and doors made of white oak, cabinets, bathrooms with concrete and stone sinks, terrazzo stone bathtubs, smart homes with security cameras, Sonos sound and lighting. The property is listed with Jesse Zamora from GLOBL Red.