Amazing Malibu Ocean Views from Every Room
- Size: 3000 sq. ft.
- Bedrooms: 4 Sleeps 10
- Bathrooms: 3 1/2
- Deck and Patio
- Floors: 3
Malibu villa description
Malibu’s Eagle’s Watch Villa has become a famous Malibu landmark that is impossible to miss while driving along Pacific Coast Highway. Build by the Late Orlando H. Aliberti and designed by the famous Architect Harry Gesner, both brilliant men with visionary thinking. Seen jetting out from the hillside, above La Costa beach, this house is often referred to as the “boat House”, the “Viking House”, or the “Pagoda House”, but Harry Gesner names the original built in 1955 “Eagle’s Watch” due to the incredible 360 degree views of Malibu’s most jaw dropping canyons and seascapes.
A cast bronze eagle sculpture is installed on the outer point of the property to commemorate the name of the house. Unlike the properties on the beachfront, Eagle’s Watch has the best panoramic view in Malibu from Santa Monica pier to Catalina to Malibu pier and Point Dume; the view in every direction is simply stunning.
The Original Eagle’s Watch burned down in Malibu’s devastating fire of 1933, and the owner, Orlando J. Aliberti, knew that only Harry Gesner could design its replacement. What you see today is a 3 story, 3 bedrooms and 3 & ½ bath home built with a new construction technique that was a forerunner of the panel system. The design concept was to have dramatic shapes seen in the doors and windows, but also to have amazing insulation from sound, to the have the temperature regulated at all time and for the entire structure to be extremely fire resistant.
Although the silhouette of the structure is initially the most striking, this house is filled with unique design features. One theme throughout the home is the opulent use of rare granite and marble imported from Italy, covering some bathrooms from the floor to ceiling as well as being used in the large gourmet kitchen and around the two fireplaces. Hardwood floor with decorative inlay work are used throughout the home. Another truly unique feature is the 180-foot incline private elevator or venicular. Also imported from Italy, this glass venicular gracefully takes you from the street level to high above the rest of the homes where you are quietly isolated on the beautiful ridge-top.
The view from Eagle’s watch is difficult to put in words, and even photos don’t do it justice. Every room and every side of the house have panoramic views with no obstructions. The patios and lawn area that surround the house each have a special vantage point of Malibu. Glass railings along the front of the house assure that the ocean view is clear. A dramatic waterfall welcomes you as you exit the venicular and accents the back patio and outdoor cooking area. High ceilings and large windows maximize the views from the inside the house.
The location of this home makes it highly desirable as well. It is 8 miles from Santa Monica, 3 miles to the large shopping area in Malibu, walking distance to the beach and a handful of delicious restaurants, and the Post Office is a block away as well. It’s the perfect balance of serenity and civilization.
- All Rates are “starting from” – Depending on what day in the week and what month in the year
- Pets considered-Ask owner
- Higher rates may apply for holiday and special events
- All prices and /or descriptions are subject to change
- One week minimum over major holidays and peak seasons
- Taxes – 12% not included
Terms and house rules will be provided upon booking. If you have any questions please ask us.
FeaturesAir ConditionBBQCooking UtensilsDryerDVD PlayerElevatorFlat screen TVFree parking on premisesGardenJacuzziKing Sized BedLinens providedMicrowaveOcean viewOceanfrontOvenPremium sheets and towelsRefrigeratorSatellite / CableStoveToasterTowels ProvidedWasherWiFi
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