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Sycamore Road, Santa Monica, California property

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Schwartz House on Sycamore Road, Santa Monica

April 1, 2024

Architecture: Pierre Koenig

Location: Santa Monica, California, CA 90402, USA

Sycamore Road Santa Monica California property

Photos: Cameron Carothers

Source: TopTenRealEstateDeals.com – https://toptenrealestatedeals.com/

Sycamore Road, USA

Pierre Koenig was one of the most iconic architects of the mid-century modern movement, which focused on functional designs, harmony with nature, geometric lines, and the use of steel and glass. Koenig’s final project, a gorgeous geometric home in Santa Monica known as the Schwartz House, has been listed for sale at $4.55 million.

Sycamore Road Santa Monica California property

More like a work of art than a typical house, the rare historic home sits atop four structural steel columns, designed to minimize the home’s ecological impact and promote a harmonious relationship with nature.

Sycamore Road Santa Monica California

Sycamore Road Santa Monica California

The residence’s rotated design is focused on southern exposure and capturing the sea breezes to conserve energy but also offers an attention-getting look. Stark lines, black-steel framing, galvanized wall panels, and floor-to-ceiling glass provide the classic mid-century modern aesthetic for which Koenig is so famous.

Sycamore Road Santa Monica California

Sycamore Road Santa Monica California

The 2,380-square-foot home’s interiors are warm and inviting, offering a breezy, beautiful style. Blonde hardwoods and white walls complement the walls of glass and open floor plan that connects the spacious kitchen, dining, and living spaces.

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Four bedrooms, three baths, and a guest suite with its own entrance offer plenty of room for family, or space for a home office or gym. A spiral staircase with yellow metal steps connects the three stories in an iconic modern style. A recent renovation updated the property with a new roof, refinished floors, and all new appliances while maintaining the look and spirit of the original home.

Sycamore Road Santa Monica California property

A covered patio beneath the steel columns offers shade for lounging, while mature trees ring the yard. With only two owners since its original commission, the home has been carefully maintained. With its pedigree and condition, the Schwartz House is a good candidate for registration as a historic landmark.

Sycamore Road Santa Monica

The home is located in a fantastic part of Santa Monica, only half a mile from top-rated Ginger Rogers Beach and Rustic Canyon Park. Santa Monica’s bustling downtown, plus numerous great beaches along the Pacific Coast, are only a short drive away.

Sycamore Road Santa Monica

Over 30 Michelin-starred restaurants and numerous trendy boutiques are located within Santa Monica’s city limits, with everything LA has to offer accessible via freeway.

Sycamore Road Santa Monica

Sycamore Road Santa Monica

A combination of exclusivity and convenience makes the beachside city hugely popular with celebrities with Tom Cruise, Tobey Maguire, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Bruno Mars just a few of the notable neighbors.

Sycamore Road Santa Monica California property

The listing is held by Brian Linder at Compass – https://www.compass.com/listing/444-sycamore-road-santa-monica-ca-90402/731035482136397329/

Sycamore Road Santa Monica

Photography: Cameron Carothers

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Location: Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Southern California, United States of America

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