Architectural Venice Beach Estate
550 Rialto Avenue
Venice, CA 90291
Year Built: 2003
Interior: 4,740 sq. ft. (approx.)
Exterior: 5,102 sq. ft. (approx.)
Web #: 1350078
MLS ID: 18-314328
Exquisite, timeless architecture, designed by Frederick Fisher, AIA, sits on a rare double lot in Windward Circle, perfectly positioned between famed Abbot Kinney Boulevard and the Venice Beach Boardwalk. An exciting, welcoming estate is equally private and gated, with secure smart home camera systems.
Incredible juxtaposition between the steel framed walls of glass and wood-paneled interiors with the soft natural light streaming in. The interiors have been elegantly re-imagined by Tom Stringer, combining vintage furnishings and handcrafted elements to create a collected look. Open dining/ living room is infused with global accents, all supported with Cantera engineered home media/audio system. A sun drenched Keeping Room nourishes the home's heartbeat, as a bridge from the more formal living spaces to the functional spaces of the built-in stone breakfast landing and the stainless steel kitchen countertops. Efficient, Studio bedroom suite with private entry completes the ground floor the residence. Convenient access to two car garage also with an elevator that connects the two floors.
Upstairs is an art collectors paradise offering expansive wall space, soaring two-story walls of glass offsetting natural light, with additional extensive wall and ceiling accent lighting. A gorgeous bedroom suite is perched with a view, wrapped with exquisite wall treatments, a built in desk, and a tumbled stone en suite bathroom with walk-in shower. The yoga/workout room is secluded from the living rooms. Two additional home offices.
The soothing Master retreat blends warm hardwood floors with crisp fresh oceanic textiles. Remote controlled shades allow the day’s sunshine to stream in. Double walk in closets, fully articulated with rich woods and stone finishes. Spa-influenced bathroom with sliding wooden wall screen opens to an oversized glass wall and private balcony. This sale includes all of the furnishings and interior accents.