With its architectural pedigree, celebrity cachet, mid-century style, and breathtaking panorama, this spacious end-unit blufftop condo is Malibu modernist living at its finest. The iconic original structure, The Holiday House Motel and Restaurant, was designed by Richard J. Neutra for director Dudley Murphy, with later additions by Neutra’s son, architect Dion Neutra. Surrounded by nothing but scenery, the spot became a storied getaway for Frank Sinatra, Lana Turner, Marilyn Monroe, and JFK.
Perched above Escondido Beach, this very private two-level condominium has walls of glass, whitewater, ocean, and Queen's Necklace views, large decks on both levels, concrete and wood floors, private beach stairs, and a side gate to Geoffrey's Restaurant.
The main living area is an open living/dining/kitchen great room with high ceilings, a double-sided fireplace, and an entire wall of glass opening onto a deck with ample room for dining, entertaining, and relaxation, plus a spiral staircase leading to the upper balcony. The kitchen features beautiful cabinets, top-quality appliances, metal countertops, a butcher-block-topped island with seating, and ocean views in addition to a full-width garden window. Also on this floor is a full bath, a laundry room, and an ocean-view bedroom with fireplace and deck access.
The upper floor features two en-suite bedrooms with open-web roof trusses, wood floors, and wraparound glass. The primary suite is a spectacular getaway, with a fireside sitting area, a corner desk, beautiful built-ins, huge custom closet, ocean-view spa bath with double vanities, and a wall of glass with non-stop views and a spacious deck for lounging and stargazing. With an outdoor shower, air conditioning, and a shared swimming pool with a large lounging deck and ocean views, this marvelous Malibu residence has quality and style galore.
The long-term rate is $22,500 per month. Short-term and Summer Rate is $50,000 per month for June, July, August, and September 2023.