Posted on 3 Jan
Los Angeles is known around the world for being one of the leading cities in terms of health and wellness—and when it comes to real estate, discerning buyers seek out homes with extraordinary amenities that will help them make the most of their healthy habits. Here are six exceptional L.A. homes that will inspire you to stick to those New Year’s resolutions through 2019 and beyond.
You won’t have any trouble sticking to your fitness resolutions at this incredible West Hollywood compound represented by Max Nelson. Set on a sprawling, flat double lot unprecedented in the area, the 8,700-square-foot residence evokes the romance of Montecito and embodies the essence of indoor-outdoor California living. Open, airy living spaces flow to spacious patios that overlook lush grounds (ideal for outdoor yoga), while the gorgeous swimming pool is perfect for practicing your breaststroke before a night on the town. One of the property’s many highlights is a turn-of-the-century-inspired fitness center, complete with frosted glass mirrors and vintage stadium seating.
Soaring atop the Sunset Strip, this meticulously crafted new construction, represented by Meir Kroll, seamlessly integrates nature into the living experience. Breathe easy with an abundance of living green walls and enjoy indoor-outdoor living at its finest, with towering sliding glass doors that open to a spacious wraparound deck lined with Brazilian mahogany wood—perfect for practicing your sun salutations year-round. The home features two pools and two spas, while a sprawling lower level features a gym, sauna and 11-foot-long waterfall bar with views into the pool overhead.
Represented by The Agency Development Group, Vica is one of the first new condominium offerings in L.A.’s coveted Silver Lake neighborhood in nearly a decade. The new development showcases a limited collection of contemporary residences and ground-floor retail that offers sophisticated living, European craftsmanship and a host of private lifestyle amenities designed with health and wellness in mind. Designed by Killefer Flammang Architects, unique amenities include a meditation garden for residents to find calm in quiet reflection, a state-of-the-art fitness studio replete with the latest equipment, and a generous pool, spa and observation deck overlooking sweeping city and mountain views.
Tucked behind gates and surrounded by lush hedges and ivy-covered porticos, this spectacular Bel Air villa, represented by Billy Rose and Jon Grauman, showcases exquisite, hand-sculpted finishes, ethereal grounds, and jetliner views of Downtown and the ocean. Flowing seamlessly off a magnificent great room, the old world grounds feature a grand loggia and European-style swimming pool and spa equally suited to exercise and relaxation. When you’re not busy entertaining, a 2,000-square-foot terrace overlooking panoramic city-to-ocean views just might be the most scenic yoga and meditation space in Los Angeles.
For those who enjoy fresh ocean air as part of their workout routine, this fully remodeled Broad Beach Bluff charmer, represented by James Harris, David Parnes and Sandro Dazzan, is the perfect home base. Showcasing spectacular ocean and whitewater views, soaring ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows capturing breathtaking ocean vistas, the home captures the essence of the modern Malibu beach house at its most sophisticated. Expansive Ipe wood decks surround the home for year-round entertaining, complete with a full outdoor kitchen, spa and fire pit. Whether in the mood for a morning jog along the shore or a leisurely walk at sunset, a staircase leads directly to the sandy, sea level beach.
Set behind gates on one of Trousdale’s most desirable streets, this fully reimagined, single-story architectural home, represented by Mauricio Umansky and Baron Steinbrecher, boasts a swimming pool that could make an Olympic hopeful out of anyone. Perfectly conceived for the California lifestyle, Fleetwood pocket doors join sophisticated interiors with exceptional grounds, including ample grassy lawns, a zero-edge infinity pool with floating spa and cabana with fire feature overlooking breathtaking jetliner views—perfect for cozying up after a swim.