Sky-High Views and Sophisticated Living—A Peek Inside Some of the Hottest California Penthouses on the Market
Posted on 6 Sep
From a sweeping, two-story penthouse in the heart of Downtown L.A.’s thriving South Park District to a newly reimagined gem overlooking S.F.’s Presidio National Park, these seven luxe penthouse residences are primed for an incredible living experience—California style.
Nestled between tidy mansions on a quiet, tree-lined street in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood, this two-story penthouse offers the perfect blend of style and substance in one of the city’s most beloved neighborhoods. Represented by Rachel Swann and complete with a private garage, lobby and elevator, the elegant residence recently underwent a more than $1 million renovation, replete with impeccable finishes from Jade Jacobs at Anthem Design Group. Interiors include two expansive bedroom suites, a stunning kitchen, formal living and dining rooms and a flexible office or den. Expansive windows invite abundant natural light, while the newly renovated terrace is perfect for enjoying a morning coffee or imbibing evening cocktails at sunset. Showcasing views to the Presidio National Park and beyond, the residence is just moments to Laurel Village, Sacramento and Fillmore Streets, providing convenient access to prime shops, cafes, galleries and fine dining, not to mention plenty of notable neighbors, including Dianne Feinstein, Larry Ellison, Danielle Steel and Ann Getty.
Featuring some of the only two-story penthouses in Downtown L.A., The Penthouse Collection is perched atop Tower I at Metropolis, a residential, resort and retail destination encompassing 6.3 acres in Downtown’s Central Business District, steps from L.A. Live and STAPLES Center. Represented by James Harris and David Parnes, eight magnificent two and three-bedroom penthouse residences range in size from 1,735 to 3,534 square feet. Each penthouse showcases gracious, open floor plans and floor-to-ceiling walls of glass that capture some of the finest sky-high views of the City of Angels. Residents of Metropolis enjoy exceptional amenities and services, including a 24/7 lobby attendant, dedicated concierge, resort-style pool, Sky Park with fire pit, Residence Clubhouse, fitness and yoga studios, game rooms, business center and dog park. In addition to the neighboring sports, entertainment and financial centers, Metropolis is within moments of the cultural offerings of the Arts District, countless creative eateries and sidewalk cafes, the natural beauty of the Hollywood Hills and the iconic beaches of Santa Monica.
Represented by Kerry Marsico, this sprawling, four-bedroom, ten-bath residence is perched atop the 34th and 35th floors of LEVEL Furnished Living and boasts 13-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase sweeping, 360-degree views of all of Los Angeles. Located in the heart of Downtown’s thriving South Park district, the penthouse is just moments from STAPLES Center, L.A. Live, DTLA’s art, fashion and financial districts and a plethora of upscale restaurants, bars and lounges. The fully-furnished home is an entertainer’s dream, complete with four chef-caliber kitchens, a lounge with full bar, two formal dining rooms and an oversized living room that leads to an expansive terrace overlooking the glimmering city skyline. On level one, two temperature-controlled wine rooms with storage for more than 1,000 bottles are on display behind 10-foot walls of glass, while an automated media room provides seating for 15 guests. On level two, residents can enjoy a private 50-foot rooftop pool, sundeck, 12-person spa, steam room, outdoor dining area for 14, barbecues, fire pit and lounge area.
Located within moments of the prime restaurants, shops and cafes on nearby Ventura Boulevard, this modern penthouse, represented by Michelle Schwartz and Allie Lutz, features three bedrooms and three baths with custom finishes, an open layout and 18-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. A spacious front patio offers views of the rolling hills and city lights, leading to voluminous, sun-drenched living spaces. The newly redone kitchen includes an oversized island and seating for five, while two ensuite guest bedrooms, one with a saltwater aquarium, are airy and bright. At the top of a striking, illuminated staircase, the exceptional master suite showcases a large walk-in closet and custom glass flooring. Residents enjoy two dedicated parking spaces, a community gym and recently remodeled common areas.
Represented by Paul Lester, Nick Hertz and Michael Perez, this exceptional penthouse is part of a boutique collection of contemporary townhomes situated in a private neighborhood steps from the most iconic stretch of the Sunset Strip. Set amidst a stunning backdrop of the Hollywood Hills, the final home remaining in the Penthouse Collection, residence #13, boasts three stories of seamless indoor-outdoor living space, intelligently designed to enhance height, light and views with floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. A private rooftop terrace captures sweeping, panoramic views from the Hollywood Hills to Century City and Downtown Los Angeles.
Overlooking views of Beverly Hills, Century City and the Pacific Ocean from the 14th floor of W Residences Hollywood, this spectacular penthouse residence features custom, high-end upgrades and a prime location in the heart of Hollywood. Represented by James Harris and David Parnes, the sleek one-bedroom, two-bath residence boasts porcelain tile, Lutron lighting, motorized window shades, Savant home automation and Sonance sound throughout, along with an incredible, 400-square-foot private terrace primed for enjoying L.A.’s incredible sunsets year-round. Residents enjoy a host of luxury amenities, including concierge and room service, valet, and a half-acre resident-only rooftop park with a pool, gym, kitchen, dog park and entertaining areas.
Poised to make its debut next week in the heart of West Hollywood, 1030 Kings showcases a curated collection of 25 contemporary condominiums—including seven exceptional penthouse residences—on historic Kings Road. Represented by Don Heller and The Agency Development Group, the residences showcase innovative, sustainable architecture by award-winning, Los Angeles-based firm LOHA and highly curated interiors by MLH Design Group. Each penthouse has its own private rooftop deck and features airy, open-plan living with expansive window walls and ten-foot ceilings maximizing light, height and depth. Chef-caliber, Bauformat kitchens boast mobile waterfall-style islands, raw wood cabinetry and Miele appliances. Exquisite master suites feature walk-in wardrobes designed by Closet Factory, and master baths with hand-selected, floor-to-ceiling marble slabs, Bauformat oak vanities and TOTO porcelain sinks. Each condominium is equipped with IOTAS Smart Home Control System, allowing residents to control their living experience with the touch of a button.