Located at the end of the most desirable street within coveted Point Dume awaits a spectacular private, gated estate atop majestic ocean bluffs. Masterfully designed by architect Peter Choate, the thoughtful seven-bedroom, six-bathroom home provides 1.54 acres of pristine beautya rare wonderland that encompasses orchards, gardens, a pool and private beach access. Within these gates, residents will have the opportunity to experience Malibu as never before. An Elegant Arrival The romance of this home begins with majestic coral trees that greet guests upon arrival. At the grand gates, drifts of jasmine and bougainvillea cascade over stone walls. Proceed along the 100-foot drivewaylined with mature eucalyptus trees, pots of white roses and manicured lawnsto the bridge where a babbling brook, ponds and streams create a distinct ambiance. The home facade is fresh and white, lending a grand farmhouse feel and pairing perfectly with a slate tile roof and copper gutters and downspouts. Next to the large motor court, a winding stone path leads through verdant landscaping to the home's entrance. Enchanting Coastal Beauty Inside, breathtaking views of the sea, Catalina Island and the property's own magnificent orchards abound. Seasonal Grey Whale sightings are on full display. Oak wood floors glisten and French doors curate a seamless indoor-outdoor lifestyle. A spectacular chef's kitchen provides white cabinetry, a Wolf six-burner range, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, two sinks, three dishwashers, a wine refrigerator, a walnut center island, Perrin & Rowe fixtures and honed Calacatta marble countertops. Nautical-inspired brass light fixtures hang above the island and a quaint eat-in nook with a curved built-in bench seat provides a picturesque setting for breakfast set against views of the pristine gardens. The gracious living room offers a wood-burning fireplace, beamed ceilings and French doors that lead to the outdoor paradise. Also on the first floor, find a laundry room with two washers, two dryers and an ice maker; a spacious bedroom suite with French doors that open to the pool; a guest suite with a separate entrance and beautifully appointed garden views; an elegant powder room; and an airy conservatory bursting with light. An Exquisite Garden Setting Outside, find a garden oasis unlike any other with rolling manicured lawns, mature specimen trees, an impeccably landscaped orchard, two ponds with running streams and babbling brooks and wood and stone bridges. A wrap-around porch, a covered and heated outdoor dining area, bluestone gas firepit, ocean-view pool with bluestone coping and ipe decks create a perfect venue for hosting. Bluestone walkways weave throughout. The mature orchard includes navel orange, lemon, grapefruit, fig, plum and avocado trees as well as a vegetable garden, herb garden, rose garden and chicken coop. The beach is moments away, accessible via a private walkway. Additionally, a children's playhouse, cabana, garden sheds and breezeway add to the environment. Live & Luxuriate Upstairs, find the tranquil primary suite with dramatic ocean views, soaring 11-foot ceilings with wood beam accents, an orchard-view terrace, gas fireplace, library lights, built-in bookshelves and dual walk-in closets. Four additional bedrooms are located on this level, including one with a sitting area and a romantic Juliet balcony, one with dormer windows and French toile decor, and another bedroom with an exterior staircase. Each provides its own exquisite views, generous closets and chic design details. A Coveted Point Dume Lifestyle Point Dume offers lovely boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops and supermarkets at your fingertips. Abundant recreational opportunities include hiking trails, Zuma Beach and the Headlands. Exceptional schools are nearby, including Malibu Elementary, Middle and High Schools. With parking for approximately 12 cars on-site, this estate provides convenience and ease. Here, let your imagination take flight
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