6201 Murphy Way, Malibu, CA, 90265
Perched behind gates on a private knoll of more than 11 acres, this impressive Tuscan estate looks out over panoramic ocean and shoreline vistas from Point Dume to the sparkling Queen’s necklace. With classical detailing such as high beamed ceilings, French doors, carved mantelpieces, and exquisite cabinetry, the home also has the open plan and indoor-outdoor flow that suggests luxurious intimacy and sumptuous entertaining. Multiple arched windows and doorways provide stunning sightlines oriented to the beautiful views. A formal, two-story entry hall with marble floors steps down to the living room and the pool terrace beyond. The living room shares a double-sided fireplace with a large great room that includes a family room and a resplendent chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances, large wood-top island with seating, and custom cabinetry. These major living spaces all offer stunning ocean views and access to the pool terrace through multiple sets of French doors. A serene and spacious ocean-view formal dining room has cathedral ceilings, exposed beams, and small clerestory lights. A handsome en-suite bedroom/study/library off the entry hall has wainscoting and a private entrance through French doors to front courtyard. On the upper level there are three en-suite family bedrooms plus the luxurious master suite with fireplace, seating/office area, high ceilings, and triple French doors to a private wraparound deck with spectacular views of the grounds, canyon, mountains, and the Pacific. There is a spa-like master bath plus a huge, custom-detailed, carpeted, walk-in dressing closet. The home’s lower levels have a second family/media room with French doors to the patio, a game/entertainment room with a large granite-topped wet bar and built-in wine cooler, a professional home theater, and an ocean-view guest suite with a separate entrance. The property’s resort-style grounds feature beautiful landscaping, infinity pool with a raised waterfall spa, an outdoor kitchen/barbecue island, fire pit, lawns, and additional areas for dining and relaxation. A manicured trail leads to raised beds and fruit trees. The gated forecourt, lined with olive trees, and a separate side driveway offer ample guest parking and six garage spaces, which include a mirrored gym. This is an exceptional estate in a coveted location.