6851 Fernhill Drive, Malibu, CA, 90265
Set amidst magnificent trees and drought-resistant plantings, this beautiful Point Dume home with Riviera III beach keys to Little Dume is spacious and welcoming, with wonderful indoor-outdoor flow for an easygoing lifestyle and sophisticated entertaining. Character detailing includes plank ceilings, skylights, huge windows, glass French doors, and reclaimed wood floors from East Coast barn throughout. At the heart of the house, on the main level, is a stunning living room with high ceilings, raised fireplace, and wraparound windows and doors that open onto a balcony and an enormous wraparound deck. The dining area is set at one end of this large room, and beyond that the beautiful gourmet kitchen with huge skylight, chandelier, large island, Carrara marble countertops, chef-grade appliances, custom cabinets, and a breakfast/lunch dining area with a built-in butler’s hutch. From the kitchen, French doors open to a covered patio that continues out to the pool area. Also on the main level is a skylit gallery hallway and four bedrooms, one currently used as an office. From the entry, wood stairs lead down to the owner’s retreat, with fireplace, sitting area, library alcove, huge closet with built-ins, luxurious bathroom, and French doors to a covered patio. On the home’s upper level is an enormous, light-filled family room, now being used as an artist’s studio, with built-in counters and cabinets, an unfinished storage room, and a wall of windows with treetop views over the pool and mountains. In addition to the deck and balcony, the beautifully landscaped grounds include a pool and spa, covered patio, and multiple areas for dining, entertaining, and recreation. Gated cobblestone drive, three-car garage, and ample guest parking.