28980 Cliffside Dr

Malibu, CA, 90265

$32,500,000

$32,500,000
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
6 Beds
baths
5 Baths
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1973
With luscious design influences of Morocco, Bali, Thailand, and Spain, this ultra-private blufftop Point Dume estate is a modern Moroccan villa and garden sanctuary. One of Malibu's most coveted addresses, the 1.1-plus acre property has a long celebrity pedigree, tranquil gardens, huge trees, and every enchantment for memorable indoor-outdoor entertaining. Set behind Balinese gates, the main entrance leads past statuesque pines and a grotto pond to a circular motorcourt where a slender stone tower and recumbent crescent roof detailing offer the first suggestion of the home's singular design. Inside, the evidence of a discerning eye and extraordinary skill is everywhere: beamed cathedral ceilings, arched and keyhole doorways, latticed-screen window treatments, and imported and handcrafted fixtures, features, and materials, including teak, oak, and tile. The main living areas, most of the bedrooms, and the peaceful backyard face onto a spectacle of ocean, islands, and the twinkling lights of the Queen's Necklace. With wraparound windows and large-tile floors, the living room features a sunken conversation pit with a Frank Zappa signature serpent mosaic in the floor, a fireplace, a high cathedral window, and glowing Moroccan light fixtures, also from Frank Zappa. The adjacent dining room, with a gorgeous coffered ceiling, and a window-wrapped sunroom both open to the back patio. The jewel-tone island kitchen, with its vaulted ceiling, skylight, and adjoining sitting/family room, is equipped for the serious chef and detailed with lighted cabinets and imported finishes. Off the kitchen is a laundry room and maid's quarters. Up the antique stairs is a mezzanine-level library. The primary suite is an ocean-view sanctuary complete with a fireplace, a separate sitting area, a deep walk-in closet, a Moorish-style tiled bath with indoor-outdoor shower, and a tiled deck that overlooks the backyard and the ocean panorama. There are four additional bedrooms, each with the home's signature design elements, plus a loft and a tower room outfitted as a private office with beautiful painted wood, vaulted ceilings, ocean views, and long, narrow windows. There is also a bonus/playroom, accessed by a secret door, and a storage area in the basement. The expertly maintained grounds feature a swimming pool of Turkish design with handmade tiles, a blufftop gazebo perfect for coffee, cocktails, and al fresco dining, a separate gazebo in the front yard, a two-car garage with driveway parking for a dozen cars, a separate gardener's entrance, and an abundance of specimen trees, including pines, citrus, peach, apricot, apple, and plum. The home is updated with a brand-new security system. Comfort and grandeur add up to an incomparable residence of legacy quality and rare beauty.
MLS® ID:
22-220627
Listed:
12/12/22
Updated:
2/3/23

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Built-Ins, Double Oven, Range Hood, Range
Kitchen Features
Island, Open to Family Room, Skylight(s), Stone Counters
Total Bedrooms
6
Full Bathrooms
4
Half Bathrooms
1
Interior Features
Beamed Ceiling(s), Cathedral-Vaulted Ceilings, Built-Ins, Living Room Deck Attached, High Ceilings (9 Feet), Recessed Lighting, Turnkey, Detached/No Common Walls
Laundry Description
Inside, Room
Floor Description
Stone Tile, Wood, Tile
Fireplace
Living Room, Master Bedroom
Cooling
Air Conditioning, Central
Heating
Central

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
1.13 acres lot
Exterior Features
None
Architectural Style
Other
Lot Details
Automatic Gate, Back Yard, Fenced Yard, Front Yard, Lawn, Landscaped, Yard, Street Paved
Sewer
Septic Tank

School Information

School District
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

Other Property Details

Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
2
Parking
Garage - 2 Car, Circular Driveway, Driveway, Door Opener, Parking Space, Parking for Guests - Onsite, Parking for Guests, Private, Uncovered, Unassigned, Covered Parking
Parking Total
14.0
View
Y
County
Los Angeles
Water Source
District
Pool
Yes
Pool Description
In Ground, Pool Cover, Private
Total Stories
2
Zoning
LCRA1*

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