Top Notch Pool Party Locales

Our editors have voted on some of their favorite listings on the market with pools to die for. Where will you be swimming this year?


Los Angeles

5BRs/6BAs + Office/6,500 sf on 3 levels with elevator • Custom-built by owners with superb quality • Entertainers’ floor plan with spacious public rooms • Huge center-isle kitchen with custom cabinetry & S/S appliances • Luxurious Master suite with dual Baths + gym/office/nursery • 4 Additional ensuite Bedrooms • Guest/In-law/maid’s quarters with LR/BR/BA and separate entry • High ceilings, hardwood/marble flooring & crown moldings throughout • Private grounds with pool/spa, patios and lawn • Minutes from Mulholland = easyWestside and Valley access • Roscomare Rd. Elementary School District

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Presented by: Patricia Phillips of Rodeo Realty


Studio City

One of the best buys in Studio City! Lovely 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, living room, family room/ dining combo opens to this beautifully remodeled kitchen with breakfast nook. Finished bonus room behind the garage with separate entrance, perfect for home office, gym or music studio. The rear yard is a magical place with covered outdoor patio dining/living area with fireplace, pool and plenty of grassy area for the kids to play. This home provides the ideal setting for outdoor large family gatherings & entertaining. Love is spread everywhere in this beautiful home. Present owners moved in as a newly wedded couple, brought 2 beautiful prince and princess into this home and made lots of happy memories, it was time for a bigger house and being closer to the grand parents.

Offered at $1,495,000

Presented by: Freida Sanei of Crest Real Estate


Reminiscent of a grand Tuscan villa, this masterfully built home is situated on over 11 acres and boasts panoramic views from the bluffs of Point Dume to the Queen’s necklace. Gated entrance leads to a spacious olive tree-lined motorcourt. The foyer gives way to a high beamed-ceiling yet intimate living room. Chef’s island kitchen flows into a large family room with fireplace. Beautiful indoor / outdoor flow which lead to a resort style infinity pool, immaculately maintained landscaping, outdoor kitchen and multiple entertaining / dining areas. Luxurious master with spalike bath, walk-in closet and a private wrap around sun deck. Three additional en suite bedrooms. 6+ car garage. Professional home theater, stunning office, gym, billiards room as well as a guest suite with separate entrance. Ample room for guest parking within gates.

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Presented by: Russell Grether and Tony Mark of Compass



Nestled high in the prestigious neighborhood of Glendale College Hills is located this 2 story home with panoramic views of the Glendale Hills all the way to Downtown LA. Offering 4 bedrooms, recreation room & office with 3.5 bathrooms with 4,170 sqft of living space on almost 16,000 sqft lot may be the right property to call “Home”. The heated pool with slide, spa, Gazebo with BBQ area with grill, fridge & kegerator along with the basketball court will create the perfect atmosphere for all parties & entertainments year round. Double door entry invites you to a formal entry with decorative floor design & custom wrought iron work throughout. Formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room with built ins lead you to the kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, pantry, all with amazing views. Master suite offering walk in closet & master bath with double sink vanity, shower & jacuzzi tub. Master bedroom & 2 bedrooms on the main floor with 2.5 baths. Huge rec. room adjacent to the pool with a wet bar perfect for year round events with another good size bedroom, changing room & office on the 1st floor. 3 car attached garage with direct access to the home.

Offered at $1,795,000

Presented by: Annie Akopyan of Coldwell Banker


Los Angeles

Tucked in across the street from the famous Wattles Mansion and Gardens in this celebrity-filled historical Hollywood Hills neighborhood and 1 block to world famous Runyon Canyon, this private and gated 3 bedrooms 3 bath pool home features an open floor plan, 2 Living rooms, Dining Room, walls of glass, multiple patios, balcony, all with city light and park views!  In addition, there’s a charming detached Casita/Cottage, and steps leading to a hilltop glass “tree house”. Home to International Fashion Designer, you’ll be enchanted by the good energy inside. So unique.

Offered at $2,399,000

Presented by: Patrick McHale of Power Brokers International


Los Angeles

Exceptional contemporary residence blends modern luxury and technology. Property is privately surrounded by large gardens and includes a Koi Pond, Infinity-Edge Pool plus Spa and quarried stone terraces. A California Mediterranean exterior welcomes you into to a spacious, sun-soaked interior. The open floor plan reveals a thrillingly beautiful display of designer selected custom surfaces, hi-tech lighting and ultra-modern fixtures throughout. The Alno Kitchen is a showcase of cutting-edge cabinetry and cooking appliances offering a glass-topped eat-in breakfast bar. Bright and chic, the Family Room opens to the exterior Living Room Cabana, surveying serene views and multiple seating areas. Relax in one of four bedrooms, including a huge Master Suite, with a dual suite Spa Bath. Master opens to tranquil veranda terrace with stunning views. This Smart house enables control of the surround sound entertainment system, via iPad! Tasteful living with ease moves from dream to reality.

Offered at $3,195,000

Presented by: Kevin Booker & Kurt Rappaport of WEA Homes



One of a kind Equestrian compound designed by the acclaimed architect-designer Jeffrey Cayle. This artist’s retreat originally designed for a celebrity is the epitome of luxurious ranch living and short distance to the beach and phenomenal world renowned hiking/riding trails. This beautiful 2 story house is infused with artisanry throughout as shown in the elaborate woodwork and customized fixtures. An abundance of natural light fills the 1st-floor living area and seamlessly transitions to a rustic yet chic chef’s kitchen, formal dining area, and family rm w/a customized large stone fireplace. Outside are multiple sitting areas and fire pit that overlook a saltwater lagoon pool/spa. The 2nd level hosts the master w/ a large fireplace and large closet, expansive balcony, spa tub/steam shower and 2nd guest bed. The lush landscaped estate also has a detached 2-story guest house with a separate entrance, a 3-stall barn, tack room, turnout and artist studio.

Offered at $3,650,000

Presented by: Sean Landon of Coldwell Banker



Exquisite 6700-sqft luxury estate in the prestigious, guard gated community, The Oaks of Calabasas. This rare Laing Castille plan 2 features 6 bedrooms, 7 designer bathrooms, and a professional movie theater. The architecturally jaw dropping grand foyer features a cathedral vaulted ceiling & grand sweeping staircase. The luxurious sitting room boasts elite hotel like designer finishes and opens to the massive formal dining room. The gourmet chef’s kitchen is gorgeous with Calacatta marble counter tops, custom cabinetry, butler’s pantry, Wolf & Sub-Zero appliances. The family room boasts custom wood beamed ceilings, 3 sets of French doors that open out to the backyard entertaining space. The ultimate movie theater features a 3D screen, Dolby 7.1 surround sound & reclining theater seats. The master suite is an unparalleled retreat w/ 2 sets of French doors that open out to the upstairs outdoor balcony & massive his & hers closets. The backyard is the utmost in outdoor entertainment experiences with a covered loggia dining area, separate covered outdoor lounging space, full outdoor kitchen, fireplace, and bar area. The pool is stunning with both water & fire features.

Offered at $3,950,000

Presented by: Gina Michelle, The Gina Michelle Project


This breathtaking achievement, meticulously detailed with exquisite selections including a grand foyer detailed with custom wall plaster, specific to two specialists in the world. The living room finely fashioned and central to an inviting fireplace retreat, open across to a sophisticated formal dining space. Off the living room is a private den retreat with beautiful built-ins. The family room is impeccably scaled with open flow into the breakfast dinette and kitchen. An extraordinary kitchen with updated modern stone counters, oversized island, beautiful backsplash. A media/screening room with built -in surround sound, across is a large bonus room with full bath with direct access into the loggia and grounds. Five en-suite bedrooms are spread across both levels. The second level landing opens to a provocative retreat, modeled with high fashion furnishings and opens to a second level terrace with unparalleled city views. The immaculate master suite features silk wallpaper finishes, beautiful boutique carpeting and modern romantic elements throughout. The lovely master bath boats a two-person shower, private vanity and an unparalleled walk-in closet with incredible finishes and accommodations. The grounds are spacious and romantic, scaled with a beautiful grassy pad, alluring pool and spa, charming outdoor fireplace with seating and elegant BBQ bar all overlooking an incredible city view. A stunning masterpiece with exquisite composition.

Offered at $4,195,000

Presented by: Emil Hartoonian of The Agency

Los Angeles

This wonderful East Coast traditional style home is hedged and gated for privacy and sited on a corner lot. A perfect floor plan with living and dining areas that flow to an exceptional kitchen and family room which open to the patio, gardens and pool. Completing the downstairs is an office or guest bedroom and a powder room. A wide staircase leads upstairs to the three bedrooms and a master suite which overlooks the gardens and pool. The master is beautifully appointed with walk-in closet and an exceptional master bath. To complement the upstairs is a library or den and laundry room. Features and details throughout include dark wood floors, wainscoting and moldings, coffered ceilings, garage, and gated off street parking.

Offered at $5,050,000

Presented by: Paul Lester & Aileen Comora of The Agency

Rancho Palos Verdes

From its distinctive design to the breathtaking views, this house is an icon of new construction – not just in Rancho Palos Verdes, but in all of the South Bay. Superbly located on a gated 1-acre lot near the end of a cul-de-sac, you are afforded the security and privacy to roam the estate freely, taking in the many heart-stopping mountain, canyon, city and panoramic ocean views. This contemporary masterpiece offers uncompromising amenities. In addition to five spacious bedrooms, 71⁄2 bathrooms, an office, study and guest suites, this home also features a separate guest house with its own bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette. This property showcases a 20’ x 80’ swimmer’s pool plus a hot tub outside of the state-of- the-art pool house. The gorgeous exterior is accentuated with low-maintenance landscaping which combines with the spacious interior to perfectly create the ultimate indoor outdoor experience. Highlighted by the luxurious reflecting pool encompassing the home, this serene expanse provides a most relaxing environment.

Offered at $5,500,000

Presented by: Dan O’Connor of Christie’s International Real Estate

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