Southern California has always been all about that indoor-meets-outdoor lifestyle, even more so during the summer. If you’re looking to upgrade to a new abode, look no further than these seven quintessential LA homes that move effortlessly between inside and outside.
This Sunset Strip home is the epitome of LA’s indoor/outdoor living. Thanks to glass walls and Fleetwood doors, the entire home is bathed in an abundance of natural light and offers jaw-dropping city views from every room. However, the decadent master suite is the home’s main attraction with its dreamy skylight and shower that brings the outdoors in. $23.995 million; contact The Agency listing agent Mauricio Umansky, 424-230-3701
Modern and luxurious, this estate nails the effortless indoor/outdoor flow. We especially love how the bedrooms completely open up to an outdoor terrace replete with an infinity pool and private spa. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the home also features a large sky deck offering city and ocean views. $12.995 million; contact The Agency listing agent Edward Fitz, 424-230-3757
This three-bedroom LA home has a family-friendly vibe, but doesn’t sacrifice the indoor/outdoor aesthetic. The entire home is drenched in natural light and the living room’s sliding glass doors reveal a verdant backyard complete with a deck and a wow-worthy waterfall. $1.625 million; contact Compass listing agent Jonathan London, 310-634-2812
This modern farmhouse in Brentwood is just begging to host summer fêtes. The living room’s glass doors open up completely seamlessly connecting the interior with the outdoor lounge and backyard. And when you crave a little more privacy, the master bedroom’s personal patio is perfect for enjoying breakfast or curling up with a good book. $5.695 million; contact Partners Trust listing agent Hugh Evans III, 310-801-4201
If you’ve always dreamed of taking a bath while soaking up stunning city and ocean views, this romantic Hollywood Hills home can make that dream a reality. To boot, the living room flows out into the garden and dipping pool, which look especially magical at nighttime when the city lights are twinkling in the backdrop. $2.492 million; contact Halton Pardee listing agent Justin Alexander, 310-907-6517
There’s so many reasons to fall in love with this three-bedroom Malibu property overlooking the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Highlights include private access to the beach, self-opening floor-to-ceiling glass doors, and a master suite with it’s own private deck. $9.25 million; contact Sotheby’s International Realty listing agent James Whalen, 310-435-6775
Ideal for summer entertaining, this Beverly Hills home features indoor and outdoor dining rooms as well as five private outdoor terraces that spill out into the lush garden spaces, which feature a pool, a spa, and a picture-perfect waterfall. $7.98 million; contact Hilton & Hyland listing agents Linda May, 310-492-0735; Guy Levy, 310-710-6766