Sold

603 Ocean Ave Unit: 5S

Santa Monica CA, 90402

$8,980,000


$2,925.08 per sqft

Sold

2 Beds

3 Baths

3,070 sqft

Condo

Built in 1996

Originally built in 1928 and meticulously reconstructed in 1996, the historic El Tovar By The Sea seamlessly blends three distinct architectural periods: Classical Revival, Streamline Moderne, and Modified Classical Mediterranean. Nestled on the upper central end of Ocean Avenue, this full-service luxury building remains one of the most coveted addresses, and its 22 residences are among the most exclusive. Sitting above them all is the coveted jewel of the property - Penthouse South. Upon entering the exquisitely appointed foyer, the elevator will take you directly to a silk wallpaper-lined vestibule where your front door awaits. Step inside to be greeted by breathtaking ocean vistas and a sun-drenched living room bathed in southern light. French doors open onto a sweeping wrap-around balcony to take in the ocean air and watch the palm trees sway in serene privacy.The high ceilings and designer details complement this striking space that is as suitable for entertaining as it is for a quiet night at home by the wood burning fire. The formal dining room boasts Zuber hand-painted wallpaper, gold leaf ceiling, and views of the coast through the kumquat trees on the patio. The spacious kitchen with a generous island features top-of-the-line appliances, a separate butlers pantry providing ample storage, and a large adjacent laundry room. An elegant powder room with an antique vanity completes the first floor. Venture upstairs to discover the secluded sleeping quarters. The en-suite guest room features stunning views of the snow-capped mountains and two large closets. Down the hall, the spectacular primary suite beckons - here, you will feel transported as you look out from Palos Verdes to Point Dume and hear the gentle roar of waves as the sound cascades from the ocean. Step out onto the large balcony with separate sitting areas for sunny afternoon reading. Drift back inside and envision yourself immersed in another world as you enjoy the bedroom's fireplace before turning in for the night. The spa-like primary bath features Venetian plaster walls, soaking tub, and steam shower. A separate office space with views and balcony provides the ideal setting for your virtual work or a private space for study. Solid oak hardwood floors throughout underscore the grandeur of every detail. The home includes private 3 plus car garage with custom built-in storage cabinets. The building's state-of-the-art fitness center, pool, spa, and lush landscaping rival those of 5 star hotels. Situated along the bluffs of Palisades Park and just a short stroll from shops and restaurants - this is California living at it's finest and steeped in the history of iconic Ocean Avenue. When you are here, you are truly home

24-358455

MLS ID

February 15, 2024

Listed

June 20, 2024

Updated

Map

603 Ocean Ave Unit: 5S
Santa Monica CA, 90402

Interior Features

Total Stories

6


Bedrooms

2


Total Bathrooms

3


Full Bathrooms

2


Half Bathrooms

1


Interior Features

Bidet, Built-Ins, Living Room Balcony, Living Room Deck Attached, Turnkey, Recessed Lighting, Plaster Walls


Appliances

Alarm System, Built-Ins, Dishwasher, Dryer, Elevator, Freezer, Garbage Disposal, Intercom, Vented Exhaust Fan, Refrigerator, Range/Oven


Laundry Description

Inside


Floor Description

Hardwood


Fireplace

Yes


Fireplace Description

Living Room, Wood Burning, Gas Starter, Master Retreat


Cooling

Yes


Cooling Description

Central, Air Conditioning


Heating

Yes


Heating Description

Central, Forced Air

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.62 Acres


Architectual Style

Mediterranean


Sewer

In Street

Other Property Details

Area Name

Santa Monica


Days on Market

60


Association Fee

$4,500


Association Fee Frequency

Monthly


Association Amenities

Assoc Pet Rules, Controlled Access, Elevator, Fitness Center, Guest Parking, Onsite Property Management, Security, Spa, Horse Trails, Assoc Maintains Landscape


Garage

Yes


Garage Spaces

3


Parking

Garage - 3 Car, Parking for Guests, Oversized, Door Opener, Gated Underground, Private Garage


Parking Total

3


View

Yes


View Description

Coastline, Catalina, City, Ocean, Mountains, Pier


County

Los Angeles


Water Source

Public


Pool

Yes


Pool Features

Association Pool, Filtered, Heated And Filtered, In Ground, Waterfall


Zoning

SMR4*

Listing History

Date

Event

Price

5/24/2024

Sold

$8,980,000

5/17/2024

Pending

4/15/2024

Under Contract

Listed by Simon Beardmore with Sotheby's International Realty
Listing Contact: 310-892-6454 

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