3568 Toro Canyon Park, Carpinteria
Design team: Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects
Square feet: 8,453
Lot size: 42 acres
Most striking design detail: Locally quarried stone meets striking floor-to-ceiling glass walls to frame 360-degree views of the mountains and ocean.
Designed by renowned local architect Andy Neumann, this compound redefines modernism through a mesmerizing display of Vitrocsa Invisible Wall glass, complemented by natural stone and creamy walnut floors. The 6,600-square-foot main residence, two-bedroom guest house, and multiroom cabana offer both privacy and serenity, as well as 360-degree views of Santa Barbara’s Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Extending over 42 acres, the grounds include an infinity-edge pool, in-pool spa, and vibrant drought-tolerant landscaping.
2533 North Junipero Avenue, Palm Springs
Design team: L.A. Closet Design
Square feet: 1,402
Lot size: 0.29 acres
Most striking design detail: Portola Paints plaster cabinets throughout the home add an organic touch to the sleek space.
This serene retreat boasts direct views of the San Jacinto Mountains, yet is just minutes away from the bustle of downtown Palm Springs. Fully remodeled, the home’s upgraded additions include wide-plank white oak floors, custom built-ins, cement-slab counters, and Roman clay cabinets. The spacious primary suite’s adjoining bathroom features waterproof cement walls and large walk-in shower. In the great room, a wall of glass sliders leads to the pool and outdoor entertaining area.
Lot 5, Amanera, Dominican Republic
Design team: Heah & Co.
Square feet: 9,300
Lot size: 1.5 acres
Most striking design detail: Permeating an organic, contemporary design aesthetic, this new bespoke construction opportunity promises seamless flow between indoors and outdoors.
Amenities: Residence owners have access to the Playa Grande golf course and resort facilities and services, including dining venues, beach club, and spa and wellness experiences.
Located within a private enclave adjacent to the Amanera resort, the villa will be interwoven into the Dominican Republic’s tropical backdrop, with commanding views spanning the world-renowned Playa Grande golf course to the ocean horizon. To ensure this home meets residents’ needs, the owner will have the opportunity to collaborate with architect John Heah to customize a bespoke villa.