Posted on 29 May
Walkability wins in the location decision for most new homebuyers, and for those who love shopping and fine dining, the hunt is on for the perfect locale to sip and shop a stone’s throw from home. If shopping is your cardio, then one of these exquisite homes might just be the one for you.
Listed by Rouja Koleva and boasting California Closets throughout to neatly organize all the new threads, 7917 Willoughby Avenue #2 is a stunning, loft-style condominium by the award-winning LOHA Architects. Located in West Hollywood, the home is two blocks from Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard and moments from an array of trendy shops and restaurants. High-end designers are featured alongside trendy boutiques on both world-famous streets. Whether you’re in the market for $2,000 shoes or $20 t-shirts, you’re sure to find exactly what you are looking for just beyond your front door.
Sea breezes punctuate the outdoor shopping experience at the exquisite Downtown Santa Monica district where shoppers can find the best-of-the-best along the Third Street Promenade, an upscale pedestrian shopping, dining and entertainment destination moments from the beach. Located a mere two blocks from one of L.A.’s premier shopping districts, 6366 W 5th Street, listed by Linn Renee Sivertsen, is a contemporary, five-bedroom gem, replete with a full walk-in closet and ample built-in cabinetry in the master bedroom suite.
Also located in Santa Monica and a quick walk away from the boutiques on Montana, 342 12th Street, listed by Santiago Arana and Griffin Riddle, is a remarkable, six-bedroom Spanish contemporary. Its North of Montana location places residents within steps of 150 dining and shopping options spanning more than ten blocks on Montana, a hip spot for a relaxed meal and unique fashion finds.
Exuding the dynamic Venice lifestyle a short walk from Abbot Kinney and Main Street, 1418 Innes Place is the perfect place to call home for a trend-setting fashion enthusiast. Listed by Michael Grady, the home (also pictured at top) boasts walk-in closets as well as an entertainer's kitchen, stainless steel appliances, custom concrete floors, fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows. After a long day of shopping, put your well-heeled feet up and relax by the fire.
Situated in coveted and historic Coral Gables, Merrick Manor is a collection of remarkable, modern residences located in the heart of one of Miami’s premier shopping districts. Offering a host of boutique, ground-floor shops and restaurants, the completed, turnkey designer residences, represented by The Agency Collective, are located adjacent to The Shops at Merrick Park, home to globally renowned retailers, and within moments of the shops and restaurants of the city’s thriving Miracle Mile. Bring your new summer wardrobe home to fill the spacious walk-in closet before heading out for a sizzling night on the town.
Located within the prestigious Biltmore’s Bartlett Estates, 2205 E. Colter Street is an exquisite French-inspired home represented by Jack Luciano and Raul Siqueiros. The sprawling 11,039-square-foot estate is within walking distance of the iconic Arizona Biltmore resort and golf club and the renowned Biltmore Fashion Park, featuring an array of stores to appeal to all styles and tastes. With seven bedrooms and enviable closet space, the home accommodates even the most grandiose of shopping sprees.
Nestled behind lush trees in Atwater Village, 3104 Hollydale Drive, represented by Nick Collins, exudes the perfect blend of Spanish charm and effortless modernity. Within moments from home is a dynamic mix of eclectic boutiques, such as Individual Medley and Treehaus, located within walking distance on Glendale Boulevard. Also nearby are the trendy shops of Silver Lake’s stretch of Sunset Boulevard. Whether shopping for home goods or stylish apparel, the home offers room for individual expression and ample closet space for the budding fashionista.
Alfonso Davalos’s listing, 399 Ignacio L. Vallarta #501 is located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta’s vibrant Romantic Zone. Within moments of the fully furnished, beautifully appointed condominium is a bustling neighborhood with a myriad of shopping, dining and nightlife destinations, offering a blend of authentic Mexican charm and modern spirit.