By Jessica Estrada | June 6, 2017 | Home & Real Estate
Since Los Angeles and pool parties are nearly synonymous, here are five stunning local homes that are begging to host splashy soirées this summer.
Surrounded by lush walls of greenery, this home’s outdoor space has a secret garden vibe that lends itself to intimate and memorable summer pool parties. In addition to the sparkling pool, guests also can enjoy dining alfresco, playing out on the sports court, and warming up near the fire to make s'mores. And did we mention there’s a full recording studio? Perfect in case the urge to make music strikes. $5.495 million; contact Halton Pardee listing agent Justin Alexander, 310-907-6517
Stepping out into the backyard of this dreamy home feels like you’ve left LA and been transported to an exotic locale. Meticulously manicured landscaping, a cozy barbecue area, and a large pool will make your party guests want to stay all summer. And thanks to the home’s one-bedroom guest house — complete with a kitchen, no less — they might do just that. $11.695 million, contact The Agency listing agents Billy Rose and Blair Chang, 424-230-3702
There’s a quintessential indoor-outdoor moment happening in the living room of this Beverly Hills property thanks to its glass walls. When open, pool party guests can spill out onto the backyard where they're greeted by an oasis of dazzling blue water and Instagram-worthy views. There’s numerous plush little nooks throughout the property that are perfect for lounging, soaking up the sun, and catching LA’s picturesque summer sunsets. $16.9 million; contact The Agency listing agents Santiago Arana and Billy Rose, 424-230-3702
Poolside entertaining isn’t just reserved for homeowners. Residents of the new Desmond at Wilshire apartment community can host summer gatherings out by the pool while enjoying the outdoor kitchen, rooftop entertaining deck, ping pong table, fireplace, and sweeping views of LA too. Units ranging from studios to penthouses are available right in the heart of the city and are removed from the hustle and bustle of Wilshire Boulevard. Starting at $2,330; contact The Desmond at Wilshire Sales Team, 310-697-8778
Don’t have time to visit Bali this season? Well, this splendid Beverly Hills estate brings the majestic destination to you. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open up to reveal the expansive island-inspired backyard. A stunning zero-edge infinity pool takes the spotlight, but don’t be surprised if you find your guests spending most of their time marveling over the koi pond and waterfall, or getting their grub on by the outdoor kitchen. $12.495 million; contact Hilton & Hyland listing agents Branden Williams and Rayni Romito Williams, 310-691-5935