Category Archive for: American Coastal Properties

Los Angeles Times Home of the Day: Sittin’ on the dock of the bay — in luxury

If you’ve ever wished for classy contemporary digs that would allow an unobstructed view of your 60-foot yacht docked outside, this newly renovated estate fits the bill. Designed by Carlton Graham and developed by American Coastal Properties, this open-concept home in gated Linda Isle blends indoor and outdoor living with walls of glass, disappearing pocket…

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Westside DIGS: Just Sold! Mitzi Gaynor’s former Beverly Hills Home — A Reminder of Old Hollywood!

If the walls of this recently sold 1920s Spanish-style villa in Beverly Hills’ sought-after “flats” neighborhood could talk, they would have quite a story to tell—from extravagant evenings spent dancing and partying the night away with the likes of renowned screen legends like Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra to the private dance rehearsals of an…

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Wall Street Journal: Actress Mitzi Gaynor’s Former Home Lists for $11.5 Million by Candace Taylor

Developer Nick Sinatra renovated the Beverly Hills property with the wishes of the ‘South Pacific’ star in mind A developer is selling the longtime Beverly Hills home of Mitzi Gaynor—after a renovation approved by the “South Pacific” actress—for $11.5 million. Ms. Gaynor, now in her 80s, sold her home to developer Nick Sinatra last year…

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Los Angeles Times Home of the Day: A modern home with rural notes in Venice by Neal Leitereg

This whitewashed two-story in Venice riffs contemporary and farmhouse styles with a twin-gable roofline, vertical siding and a small front porch set off the front entrance to the home. A chef’s kitchen complete with pendant lighting and Carrara marble countertops anchors the open-area floor plan. On the second floor, a private balcony set off the…

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Rhapsody Magazine In Conversation: His Aim is True

American Coastal Properties’ development located at 2841 Montcalm Avenue in Los Angeles was the location for Rhapsody Magazine’s August 2015 cover shoot with Colin Farrell. Rhapsody is Ink’s luxury lifestyle magazine for United Airlines’ discerning first- and business-class passengers. Appealing to everyone from road-warrior businesspeople to card-carrying members of the global elite, Rhapsody covers news…

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The Orange County Register: Hot homes: Midcentury modern style – with a twist

by Marilyn Kalfus / Staff Writer A midcentury modern style home rebuilt this year along the bluffs overlooking Newport Beach’s Back Bay offers features that designers working decades ago could only have imagined. The Dover Shores house has solar paneling and tankless water heaters. The large gourmet kitchen includes sleek Dacor appliances and a sprawling…

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LA Times: Home of the Day: Polished Contemporary in Mar Vista

by Neal J. Leitereg A polished steel staircase, a stylish gas fireplace and a streamlined aesthetic lend an industrial vibe to this newly built contemporary home in Mar Vista. Designed for year-round entertaining, the home’s sliding glass doors open formal living spaces to a large deck space. Off of the master suite, a private balcony…

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LA Times: Home of the Day: Minimalist modern in Mar Vista

by Neal J. Leitereg Soft interiors and vibrant hardwood form the base for this minimalist reimagining in Mar Vista. Offering a balance of indoor-outdoor lifestyle that has become all-but-standard in Southern California, the contemporary, designed by Studio ARKH, complements a sunlit floor plan with an entertainer’s patio and secluded deck space. Location: 3423 Colonial Ave.,…

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Orange County Register: They’re rebuilding fancy homes, knowing that buyers will come

BY MARILYN KALFUS / STAFF WRITER Creating luxe homes on speculation in hot neighborhoods is gaining steam – and private equity funding helps When Brian Sperry came across a two-story, waterfront home at the northern tip of Linda Isle with an expansive view of Newport Harbor last year, the real estate developer knew it presented…

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UT San Diego: Real Estate Investors Target the Coast

By Jonathan Horn 6 a.m. May 3, 2014 With home values recovering from the Great Recession and the fix-and-flip market drying up, what’s a real-estate investor to do? In Southern California, American Coastal Properties is going for the high end. Instead of focusing on buying bank-owned homes from auction, fixing them and selling them for…

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