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1227 Preston Way
Venice, CA 90291


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Property Remarks

Designed with inspiring Venice flair & sensible influences from nature, renowned designer-builder Mario Romano brings you this stunning residence perfectly blending a sense of home with a touch of art. On one of the best streets in Venice, this oversized 10,800+ sqft lot provides ample space to live, create, play, and relax. Tucked behind 5 sensational palm trees glowing with original 1930's glory, this 5,700sqft home is refined w/ 5 bedrooms plus a formal office or 6th bedroom, a grand traditional dining room, an expansive great room, covered outdoor cinema room w/ fireplace, upstairs family room & a dreamy backyard w/ a heated pool & spa. Lined with breathtaking woods, custom designed walls & floors, & an exceptional attention to detail, this rare & moving design has been revered as simply iconic. Smart home centric, energy efficient, moments to Rose Ave, Abbot Kinney & the coast, this incredible Venice residence offers the finest touch of modern day beach living.

Property Details

MLS#
17213068
Days on Market
187
Year Built
2017
Stories
2
Square Feet
5,700
Lot Size
0.25 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family
Source of SqFt
Developer
Source of Lot Size
Public Records

Location

State
CA
Area
Venice (C11)
County
Los Angeles

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Shann Silver
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Listing provided courtesy of Justin Alexander , Halton Pardee and Partners, Inc.


Exterior

Lot Acreage
0.25
Waterfront
No

Pool
Heated And Filtered
Private Pool
Patio Features
Covered Porch
Enclosed
View
Other View

Interior

Bathroom Features
Powder Room
Bathroom Count
5 Full Baths
Additional Rooms
Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Bonus Room
Den/Ofc
Family Room
Formal Entry
Guest-Maids Quarters
Jack And Jill Room
Living Room
Media/Music Room
Office
Separate Family Room
Walk-In Closet
Cooking Appliances
Built-Ins
Microwave
Range
Equip/Appliances
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Garbage Disposal
Refrigerator
Washer
Flooring
Other
Laundry
Inside
Individual Room

Additional Property Details

Guest House
No
Available for Lease
No
Horse Property
No
Maids
No

Style
Architectural
Spa
Hot Tub
AC/Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Central Furnace
Parking
Garage - Two Door

Venice

What began as a seaside resort in the early 1900s is now a community known for its artsy style. Tobacco millionaire Abbot Kinney had a bold vision to build the “Venice of America” and dug canals to drain the marshy areas. Kinney’s resort was a hit and the area grew rapidly. Venice has been through many changes but it has always attracted artists, poets, and writers and maintains its creative spirit. Recent development and the expansion of the Silicon Beach startup culture has brought new energy to Venice. 

Real Estate:  Venice has a wide mix of homes for sale including both older properties as well as innovative modern architectural homes.  The Venice Canals Historic District is a particularly sought after area. There are fewer canals than there were in Abbot Kinney’s day, many have been filled in, but there are still homes for sale along these canals and owners often have small paddle boats to navigate these quiet passageways.

Along the beach, oceanfront properties command a premium price. Venice also has several pedestrian-only streets known as “walk streets” by locals. These homes are on double lots with alleys where residents park their cars. The walk streets feature a mix of architectural styles and the unique experience of living on a street not traversed by motor vehicles.  

Architecture has been part of Venice’s story since the early years and Frank Gehry has designed several well-known properties in the area including the compound once owned by Dennis Hopper. 

Community Life:  Venice is probably best known for its famous Boardwalk, a vibrant beachside promenade full of shops and cafes and populated with all manner of street performers and fortune tellers. Muscle Beach, the always in-use basketball courts, handball and paddle tennis courts, skate park, and the beach volleyball courts all contribute to the energy of the area.

The street that bears the founder Abbot Kinney’s name is now a popular destination full of trendy restaurants and creative boutiques. First Fridays along Abbot Kinney Boulevard attracts large crowds to browse the local art and sample offerings from food trucks converging in the area. The Venice Farmers’ Market attracts early bird locals, it is held each Friday from 7-11 a.m.

 Education: Venice is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District and includes Westminster Avenue Elementary School and Coeur d’Alene Avenue Elementary School. Other local schools include the Animo Venice Charter High School operated by Green Dot Public Schools. Private options for kindergarten through eighth grade include St. Mark and First Lutheran School of Venice.

Transportation:  Venice can be reached by the 405 and 10 Freeways as well as Pacific Coast Highway and is served by five local bus routes. The area earns high ratings for walkability and the Venice Beach bike bath actually continues through Malibu and Santa Monica to the North and Marina Del Rey to the South.

Local Attractions: The boardwalk and Venice Beach are the main local attractions. People also fish, or just take in the view, from the Venice Beach Pier.  For an intensive look at the panoply of local art, the Venice Art Crawl takes place on the third Thursday of the month. 

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